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Eliminate Annabelle Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Feb 26th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Annabelle ransomware? And how does it carry out its malicious attack? Annabelle ransomware is another file-encrypting threat that is based on the Stupid ransomware virus. This new ransomware Trojan is discovered by a security researcher named Bart. As soon as this dangerous ransomware infects your computer, it will configure itself to automatically start when you log in to you

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Obliterating LockCrypt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is LockCrypt ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? LockCrypt ransomware is a new ransomware Trojan that is being actively distributed over hacked remote desktop services. This new ransomware variant was detected in the last week of February 2018. When installed, LockCrypt ransomware implements its attack by scanning the computer for files to encrypt. Once it founds th

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How to Uninstall SilkDealer New Tab (Adware/PUP)

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  What is SilkDealer New Tab? And how does it work? SilkDealer New Tab is presented as a legitimate shopping adviser program by its developers that supposedly save users’ time and money by providing them with shopping coupons and notifications of any ongoing special deals and discounts available on online shopping websites. This program is a browser extension exclusive for Google Chro

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Removing Nebula Exploit Kit (Malware)

Feb 23rd 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Nebula Exploit Kit? And how does it function? Nebula Exploit Kit, as its name implies, is an exploit kit used by attackers to enable them in delivering their malicious payloads into a victim’s computer. This kind of malicious program can only find its way into your computer if your browsers, drivers, and programs like Java, Adobe Flash Player or Silverlight are not updated.

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

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  What is Russenger ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Russenger ransomware is an encryption Trojan designed to encrypt files and was discovered on February 19, 2018. According to researchers, they first thought that this ransomware’s name may be a combination of “Russian” and “Messenger” as it also uses “Messenger” all over its executable file. However, they

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How to Get Rid of Counterflix Ads (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Counterflix? And how does it function? Counterflix Ads or Counterflix is a suspicious program promoted as a reliable DNS service tool that modifies the DNS settings of your computer. However, it is actually categorized as an adware program and potentially unwanted program as it initiates never-ending ads on every browser on the computer. Even though it is advertised as a relia

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Eliminate Xorist-Frozen Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Xorist-Frozen ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Xorist-Frozen ransomware is another new file-encrypting threat derived from the Xorist ransomware group. This customized version of Xorist is made by an unknown group of hackers and is being distributed on computer users all over the world.  This new variant seems to be similar to its predecessor and the only not

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Obliterate BananaCrypt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Feb 21st 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is BananaCrypt ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? BananaCrypt ransomware is a new crypto malware that utilizes the AES cipher in encrypting its targeted files. This malicious program locks the encrypted files with the .bananaCrypt extension and demands the amount of $300 from its victims. BananaCrypt ransomware executes its attack by entering the computer with the

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Erase “VIRUS ALERT FROM MICROSOFT” Scam (Tech Support Scam)

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  What is “VIRUS ALERT FROM MICROSOFT” scam? And how does it work? “VIRUS ALERT FROM MICROSOFT” is yet another tech support scam meant to trick users into thinking that their computer is infected with a virus to make them call a fake tech support number. When you encounter this kind of scam, you will see the following message on your browser: “VIRUS ALERT FROM MICROSOFT

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How to Get Rid of Search.yourvidconverter.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Feb 16th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Search.yourvidconverter.com? And how does it work? Search.yourvidconverter.com is a bogus search engine that claims to help users in converting video formats quickly. On a first glance, this program might seem useful as it displays local weather updates, and provides shortcuts to other websites that also offer video conversion services. However, looks can really be deceiving a

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