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Uninstall Themovie-hub.net (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Dec 25th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Themovie-hub.net? And how does it function? Themovie-hub.net is a browser extension for Google Chrome browser. This Chrome extension is promoted as a program that helps web users get instant access to movies and help them decide which movie to watch next by providing latest news, movie trailers and clips. This extension is developed by FirstGate Mobile Limited. It also claims

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Kill CerBerSysLock Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is CerBerSysLock ransomware? And how does it perform its attack? CerBerSysLock ransomware is a file-encrypting Trojan that first emerged on the 7th of December this year. According to malware analysts, this ransomware threat is based on the Xorist ransomware as both of these programs use the XOR encryption algorithm in its encryption process. Aside from CerBerSysLock ransomware,

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Terminating VMProtect Miner Trojan (Trojan Horse)

Dec 22nd 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is VMProtect Miner Trojan? And how does it function? VMProtect Miner Trojan is a malicious program categorized as a Trojan horse and is used to mine digital cryptocurrencies on the affected computer. To put it simply, VMProtect Miner Trojan is used by cyber crooks to earn digital money called Monero by using the infected computer’s resources without the user knowing. Technicall

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Getting Rid of the Internet Security Alert! Code: 055BCCAC9FEC Pop-up (Tech Support Scam)

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

  What is Internet Security Alert! Code: 055BCCAC9FEC Pop-up? And how does it work? Internet Security Alert! Code: 055BCCAC9FEC Pop-up is another tech support scam roaming all over the web. This tech support scam is part of a known online tactic. If you suddenly find yourself getting redirected to malicious sites displaying the Internet Security Alert! Code: 055BCCAC9FEC Pop-up, then your

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Eliminate WantMoney Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is WantMoney ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? WantMoney ransomware is a crypto-malware first observed on December 4, 2017. This file-encrypting threat targets not just English-speaking users but also Chinese users. It is designed to encrypt files using the AES cipher. Once it is able to infiltrate the system, it starts to look for particular files that are genera

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How to Delete CryptoManiac Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Dec 21st 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is CryptoManiac ransomware? And how does it perform its attack? CryptoManiac ransomware is a file-encoding malware designed to encrypt files to leave them inaccessible to its victims. It demands victims to pay ransom in exchange for data recovery. It makes use of the AES cipher in corrupting its targeted files and insists on paying $500 in Bitcoins as soon as possible. Cybercrimina

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How to Get Rid of Gamesquest.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Gamesquest.co? And how does it function? Gamesquest.co is a browser extension for Google Chrome browser. This extension is developed by a Chinese company named “FirstGate Mobile Limited”. Gamesquest.co may appeal to users who are fond of online games as this extension claims to provide “New and Trending” games online. As fun and exciting this extension may look like it

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Obliterating Santa Encryptor Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Santa Encryptor ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Santa Encryptor ransomware is obviously a Christmas-themed ransomware infection which started appearing on December 7 2017. Security experts were already able to analyze this file-encrypting Trojan and found out that it is still under development at the time of writing. Based on the analysis made, the developers

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Terminate Halloware Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Halloware ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Halloware ransomware is a file-encrypting virus created by an individual who goes by an online name “Luc1F3R”. This crypto-malware was first observed on December 6, 2017, which seems to be currently in development. Its source code is for sale for the measly amount of $40. This ransomware is being advertised on the D

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

Dec 19th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Cyclone ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Cyclone ransomware is new malicious infection designed to encrypt files to prevent its victims from accessing them and urges them to pay a ransom to get their files back. This new crypto-malware is coded using the Python programming language. It aims to target files with these extensions: .3dm, .3g2, .3gp, .7zip, .aa

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