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Eradicate “The Mercury Text Font Was Not Found” Scam (Malware)

Nov 17th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is “The Mercury Text Font Was Not Found”? And how does it function? “The Mercury Text Font Was Not Found” is a new browser scam trying to lure users into downloading the ttf.js file. This assault which uses social engineering, targets legitimate sites and corrupt their web codes – because of this, users won’t be able to see the real content of the website but see a co

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How to Obliterate ABC Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is ABC ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? ABC ransomware is a recently-discovered crypto-malware that stealthily infiltrates computer systems. Since this ransomware’s activity is low, security experts are still puzzled and trying to figure out what ransomware group ABC ransomware belongs to but if you observe its appended file extension, it might actually refer to

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Kill Cyber Police Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Nov 16th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Cyber Police ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Cyber Police is a newly-discovered file-encrypting malware which is based on Hidden Tear – an open source platform widely used by cyber criminals in creating ransomware infections. According to malware researchers, Cyber Police ransomware might still be in development, even so, it is still capable of leaving targ

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Get Rid of the Windows Movie Maker Virus (Malware)

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

  What is the Windows Movie Maker virus? And how does it function? Windows Movie Maker is a legitimate program by Microsoft. It is a video editing program which was discontinued in January 2017. However, recently hackers were noticing a fake version of the program. Once users install the bogus application, it will deliver an alert that the program is only a trial version and that users

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Eliminating jCandy Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is jCandy ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? jCandy ransomware a new crypto-malware designed to encrypt important files in the targeted computer and extorts victims to pay a ransom to get them back. jCandy is a new variant of the open source platform, Hidden Tear, which is known to have spawned countless numbers of ransomware infections since 2015. And since jCandy

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Terminate Teamo Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Nov 15th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  Teamo ransomware, also known as Zika ransomware, is a new cyber threat created using the Hidden Tear open source platform. This ransomware seems to target Spanish-speaking users based on its ransom note which is written in Spanish. However, that does not mean that users who aren’t Spanish are safe from this threat as its uses a widely-used distribution in spreading its infection. T

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Obliterating Sigma Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Sigma ransomware? And how does it perform its malicious tasks? Sigma ransomware is a new file-encrypting threat which emerged on November 9, 2017. This new ransomware is designed to apply a custom cipher to its targeted data and suggest users to purchase a decryptor from the crooks behind Sigma ransomware. Sigma ransomware shares some similarities with LockeR ransomware. It is

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Uninstall ArcadeApp Search (PUP/Browser Hijacker)

Nov 14th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

  What is ArcadeApp Search? And how does it function? ArcadeApp Search is a new Google Chrome browser extension developed by Superappbox and can be downloaded easily at the Chrome Web Store. Its developer, Superappbox is a clone of Bettersearchtools.com, Theappjunkies.com, Medianetnow.com and Goamuze.com which are all known to offer ad-supported programs and extensions like StreamJunkie

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Uninstalling MoviesFriendly Search Toolbar (Browser Hijacker/PUP/Adware)

Nov 13th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Tips Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is MoviesFriendly Search Toolbar? And how does it work? MoviesFriendly Search Toolbar is another program advertised to help users look for movies in a quick way by using integrated search at Movie.eanswers.com. This browser extension is made for Google Chrome browsers. It is found at the Chrome Web Store and its official web page is at www.friendlyapp.com which is a slightly mod

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How to Eliminate Colecyrus@mail.com Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Colecyrus@mail.com ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Colecyrus@mail.com ransomware is a new file-encrypting Trojan infection that corrupts important data stored on the infected computer and then demands a ransom from its victims. Colecyrus@mail.com ransomware’s first attack was observed on October 25, 2017. It behaves just like a typical ransomware infecti

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