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Terminating Sigma Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Mar 14th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Sigma ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Sigma ransomware a new version of a crypto-malware that was first spotted last year. Apparently, its developers decided to update this ransomware as it was caught spreading in a new malicious spam email campaign pretending to be from Craigslist. These emails pretend to be responses to a short term job posting on Craigslis

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How to Eliminate ScammerLocker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is ScammerLocker ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? ScammerLocker ransomware is a crypto-malware created based on the open source platform known as HiddenTear. This new addition to the HidenTear ransomware group makes use of the AES encryption algorithm in encrypting files. This ransomware’s name is based on a so-called tech support scammer whose picture, as you

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Obliterating FRS Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Mar 13th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is FRS ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? FRS ransomware is another file-encrypting threat that has similarities with FCP ransomware. However, this ransomware might not what it seems to be as security experts found that this ransomware don’t actually encrypt files but just renames them to make them look like they were encrypted when in fact they’re not. FRS first execut

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How to Uninstall ID SafeXpress (PUP)

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  What is ID SafeXpress? And how does it function? ID SafeXpress is a presented as a “privacy management tool” that supposedly allows users to clean privacy-related information and prevent tracking from search engines. This questionable program supports a trial version and a premium one which you can purchase for over $30. However, you need to be cautious of this program as its tria

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Get Rid of Search.memetab.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search.memetab.com? And how does it work? Search.memetab.com is a dubious search engine.  This suspicious program is presented as a useful browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and other browsers. As you most probably know, internet memes originated way back in the early 2000s and has since become a viral phenomenon among users. There

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How to Terminate GPGQwerty Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is GPGQwerty ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? GPGQwerty ransomware is a new crypto-malware first spotted in the first week of March 2018. This new ransomware threat utilizes the legitimate GnuPG or GPG – an encryption program – to encrypt victims’ files. In other words, GnuPG is a legitimate program being used illegally by the cyber crooks that developed GP

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How to Delete Ads by Video Converter (Adware/PUP)

Mar 12th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Ads by Video Converter? And how does it function? Ads by Video Converter or Video Converter, is a questionable program that allows users to convert files to numerous file formats. This program claims to “save you time & frustration” so you can supposedly enjoy the videos you want. It might seem like a useful program especially if you always convert files to various for

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Obliterate CryptoConsole Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is CryptConsole ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? CryptConsole ransomware is a ransomware Trojan infection that mostly targets Russian-speaking users. However, it could still infect other users outside Russia as it uses a widely-used distribution method – spam emails. According to researchers, there are chances that CryptConsole ransomware might be related to the

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Removing “Windows Detected Potential Threats On Your Computer” Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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  What is “Windows Detected Potential Threats On Your Computer” scam? And how does it work? “Windows Detected Potential Threats On Your Computer” is recently reported tech support scam that’s trying to imitate the legitimate Microsoft security alert. Tech support scams like this one are usually hosted by a malicious website trying to trick users into thinking that there are so

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Eliminate SilentSpring Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is SilentSpring ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? SilentSpring ransomware is another crypto-virus first spotted in the first week of March 2018. SilentSpring, just like most ransomware threats, aims to encrypt files of users to extort money from them. As soon as it invades a targeted system using spam emails, it will start to execute its attack by dropping additio

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