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

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

  What is Yoshikada ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Yoshikada ransomware is another file-encrypting threat that’s been targetting many users since January 2018. This ransomware Trojan carries out a typical ransomware attack – from the moment it enters a targeted system, it would immediately scan it to look for the following file types to encrypt: .3gp, .7z, .apk

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How to Uninstall Search.hyourweatherinfonow.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search.hyourweatherinfonow.com? And how does it function? Search.hyourweatherinfonow.com is a search engine created by Polarity Technologies Ltd. – a company widely known for creating tons of unwanted programs. It is also known as “Your Weather Info Now” toolbar. Once it is installed in the system, it quickly makes modifications on the default settings of your browsers s

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Terminating LockMe Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is LockMe ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? LockMe ransomware is a generic file-encoding malware that was first discovered on February 2, 2018. This ransomware threat has a geo-location service that allows its developers to keep track and monitor the infected computers. It seems to target both English and Russian-speaking users and is known to utilize spam bots to p

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

Feb 12th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is PornBlackmailer ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? PornBlackmailer ransomware is a fake file-encoding Trojan that threatens to encrypt files. This kind of ransomware threat infects computers when a user downloads pornographic video clips from a pornographic website called xvideos. One notable thing about this ransomware and the thing that bothers a lot of security

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Delete “Adobe Flash Player is out of date” Scam (Adware)

Feb 9th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is “Adobe Flash Player is out of date”? And how does it work? “Adobe Flash Player is out of date” is a fake and annoying pop-up delivered by a malicious website aiming to trick users into installing an extremely suspicious program. Redirects to this scam are usually caused by some sponsored content online or when there is an adware program installed in the computer. When

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Wipe Out BlackRuby Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is BlackRuby ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? BlackRuby ransomware is a generic file-encrypting Trojan infection which includes a component for crypto-currency mining. BlackRuby ransomware is the first of its kind to install a mining component on the infected system. Another strange thing about this ransomware is that it targets all kinds of systems except if the I

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How to Erase Qom007.site (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Qom007.site? And how does it work? Qom007.site is a malicious domain that caters to various fake alerts and tech support scams that tries to trick users into thinking that something is wrong with their computer and that they have to download a bogus program to fix it which is completely false. If you always find yourself getting redirected to this malicious domain whenever

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Get Rid of “Call Microsoft Support” Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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  What is “Call Microsoft Support”? And how does it work? Call Microsoft Support is a new addition to the group of browser-based tech support scams. This is a fake pop-up displayed on a malicious web page. This deceptive alert claims that your computer is infected with the Zeus virus and that you should call Microsoft support right away. Here’s the complete message of the fake ale

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

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  What is MindLost ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? MindLost ransomware is a new crypto-malware that also goes by the name “Paggalangrypt”. Based on the analysis done by security researchers, this ransomware threat seems to be targeting developers and not typical PC users. However, the analysis also revealed that MindLost ransomware might still be under development.

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

Feb 1st 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is MADA ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? MADA ransomware is a crypto-malware designed to encrypt files. It is another variant of the notorious Jigsaw ransomware which keeps on spawning variants every now and then. MADA ransomware, according to researchers, is quite identical to Monument ransomware and Payms ransomware. And once it is able to get a hold of the tar

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