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How to Eliminate Uridzu Rabsomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Jan 2nd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Uridzu ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Uridzu ransomware is another cyber threat capable of leaving a victim’s files inaccessible. According to security experts this particular ransomware seems to be related to the Globe Imposter ransomware group. Although analysis of this crypto-malware is still ongoing, security experts assumed that this is a new variant of Globe I

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Erasing Wave-abstract.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Wave-abstract.com? And how does it work? Wave-abstract.com is a browser extension that works as a bogus search engine that could take over browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc. It supposedly allows users to change the design of their homepage with some abstract wallpaper. It may look like a nice-looking browser extension and may appeal to many users but securit

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Kill Dangerous Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

    What is Dangerous ransomware? And how dangerous can it really be? Dangerous ransomware is a crypto-malware aiming to encrypt files in a targeted PC. As soon as it enters the system, it will start to encode data making them inaccessible without the decryption key. On each of the encrypted files, the ransomware appends the .wtf extension. It then drops its ransom note in a fil

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Erasing ChromeSearch.club (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is ChromeSearch.club? And how does it work? ChromeSearch.club is a bogus search engine similar to Chromesearch.win and Cleansers browser extensions which are both browser hijackers and as it turns out, ChromeSearch.club is also one. This hijacker pretends to be a legitimate program that claims to take care of user’s privacy. It also falsely claims to enhance user’s browsing e

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How to Get Rid of TrustedInstaller (Malware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is TrustedInstaller? And how does it function? TrustedInstaller is a malware that hides under the guise of a legitimate built-in Windows user account. This malware can significantly decrease the infected PC’s performance. What’s worse is that it could even help unwanted programs and other malware to infiltrate the system. And since it imitates a legitimate Windows process, it’s hard

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Deleting File-Locker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is File-Locker ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? File-Locker ransomware is a file-encrypting virus which belongs to the HiddenTear ransomware group. It targets users from Korea based on its ransom note which is written in Korean. According to security experts, it reaches the targeted system as a malicious executable file named File-Locker Ransomware.exe which is r

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Obliterate GlobeImposter Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is GlobeImposter ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? GlobeImposter ransomware first emerged as a fake version of the notorious Globe ransomware which is why it is also known as FakeGlobe. This fake version has released a new variant that appends the .doc extension to the encrypted files. The new GlobeImposter variant was caught spreading in a new malicious spam email campaign.

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

Dec 28th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Retis ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Retis ransomware is another file-encrypting malware discovered by a security researcher named SDK on December 19 2017. This ransomware is created using the .NET framework. It appears to target French-speaking users however it might also target other users as this ransomware can be modified to support English and other lan

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Terminating NxRansomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

    What is NxRansomware? And how does it execute its attack? NxRansomware or Nx (Next) Ransomware is an open-source ransomware project developed by G.B. Moralez. Way back in 2016, it was freely accessible in GitHub for merely research purposes. The following context outlines the real purpose of NxRansomware: “Disclaimer This code is created and maintained only for a res

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Get Rid of Error 268D3-XC00037 Scam (Tech Support Scam)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Error 268D3-XC00037 scam? And how does it function? Error 268D3-XC00037 is yet another web browser-based tech support scam that displays an alert stating that your computer has been blocked due to error# 268D#-XC00037. Clearly, it is nothing but a scam that prompts users to call some remote support number for further assistance. Since this is obviously a scam alert, you should

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