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

Feb 15th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Tornado ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Tornado ransomware is a new crypto-malware designed to encrypt files to extort money from victims. As per the analysis done by security experts, it seems that this new crypto-malware is a new variant of InsaneCrypt ransomware. Its corrupted files can be recognized by the .tornado extension appended at the end of the aff

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Uninstalling GamingApp Search Extension (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is GamingApp Search Extension? And how does it function? GamingApp Search Extension is a promoted as a program that supposedly helps users “easily search the web for FREE unlimited games”. This program is from Superappbox.com which is published in the Chrome Web Store. Many users were lead to believe that this extension provides a customized a search service which is created

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How to Erase Searcheasytowatchtv.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search.easytowatchtv.com? And how does it function? Search.easytowatchtv.com, also called Easy To Watch TV, is advertised as a legitimate program that allows users to watch TV through the internet. At first glance, it might seem that this program won’t ever cause any malicious behaviour. And even though it helps you in finding links to popular TV shows, Sports, as well as la

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Get Rid of Your Device Is Showing Suspicious Surfing Behaviour Page (Adware/PUP)

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  What is the Your Device Is Showing Suspicious Surfing Behaviour Page? And how does it function? Your Device Is Showing Suspicious Surfing Behaviour Page is a new scam website that accuses the user of “suspicious surfing behaviour”. As soon as the pop-up is displayed on the screen, it begins to mine crypto-currency in Monero as its gullible victims continue to browse the web having

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Terminating Defender Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Defender ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Defender ransomware is a new ransomware infection recently discovered in February 2018. As soon as it is able to enter a targeted system, it will check if there is an antivirus program installed on it. It also begins to query the kernel debugger data so it can evade detection if there is an antivirus installed in the s

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Eliminating TBlocker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is TBlocker ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? TBlocker ransomware is a file-encoding Trojan designed to encrypt files to make them inaccessible to its victims. TBlocker ransomware spreads as a malicious executable file named TBlocker.exe which was caught spreading online since February 2018. Once it is able to get a hold of a targeted computer, it alters the Windo

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Delete Google Survey Scam (Adware)

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What is Google Survey Scam? And how does it work? Google Survey Scam, as its name suggests, is a scam alert that’s been roaming the web recently. It asks users to participate in a short survey online and win a new iPhone X – clearly, it’s only a ploy to get users to fill out the survey so it can coax personal information out of the unsuspecting users. As soon as you get redirected to the

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How to Wipe Out DCRTR Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is DCRTR ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? DCRTR ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that appends the .dcrtr extension to its targeted files. The moment it enters a system, this crypto-malware performs a series of unwanted activities which could result in the malware getting administrative privileges to read and write files in the infected computer. It also modifi

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Obliterating MBRlock Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is MBRlock ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? MBRlock is data-encrypting ransomware Trojan primarily aimed at Chinese users. According to researchers, this crypto-malware functions similarly to other notorious ransomware infections like RedBoot ransomware and the ONI ransomware though it isn’t known yet if these threats are somewhat related to one another. As

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How to Erase “ISP HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC” Scam (Tech Support Scam/Malware)

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  What is “ISP HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC”? And how does it work? “ISP HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC” is a fake alert that pops up on malicious websites pretending to be a legit Microsoft security alert. But what it really is another cyber crooks’ attempt to tricked users into calling a fake tech support number which is why it is categorized as a tech support scam. One of the things that make

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