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Remove Windows Firewall Warning Alert (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

    What is Windows Firewall Warning Alert? And how does it work? Windows Firewall Warning Alert is a new fake alert that belongs to the category of tech support scam. This fake alert appears as a pop-up message on malicious websites designed for phishing purposes. This tech support scam contains a deceiving message that goes like this: “Windows Firewall Warning Alert Ma

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How to Uninstall PC Speed Care (PUP)

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  What is PC Speed Care? And how does it function? PC Speed Care is a dubious utility tool that could sneak into your computer without your permission. It is advertised as a tool that could boost a system’s performance. It includes some optimization features such as PC Tuneup, Eliminates PC Errors, Speedup, Optimizes Settings, Disk Defrag and a whole lot more. If you use this progr

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Deleting RansomUserLocker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is RansomUserLocker ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? RansomUserLocker ransomware is another file-encoding Trojan infection, which according to security experts seems like a new variant of the threat known as Korean Talk ransomware. This ransomware first emerged January 21, 2018. It is kind of similar to the VenusLocker ransomware which was also another ransomware c

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Uninstall Browsing Guard Extension (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Jan 31st 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

    What is Browsing Guard Extension? And how does it function? Browsing Guard Extension is a browser extension intended for Google Chrome browser. It claims to protect users while browsing the internet and let them search the web without data tracking and protect users’ browsing history as well as personal information. Unfortunately, it doesn’t live up to its description as

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Terminating GandCrab Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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    What is GandCrab ransomware? And how is it being distributed online? GandCrab ransomware is a new file-encrypting malware released towards the last week of January 2018. This ransomware was first discovered by a security researcher named David Montenegro. Since its discovery, other security experts were quick to jump in and analyze the threat. GandCrab ransomware is distr

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Wipe Out KillDisk Ransomware (Ransomware/Disk Wiper)

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  What is KillDisk ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? KillDisk ransomware, previously known as KillDisk was first developed as a disk wiper. Before, this malware does not have any encryption capabilities however its developers released a new version which could encrypt files. This ransomware infection is extremely dangerous as it is capable of wreaking an operating system a

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How to Erase Evrial Trojan (Trojan Horse)

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  What is Evrial Trojan? And how does it work? Evrial Trojan, just like its name suggests, is a Trojan horse developed by a hacker that goes by the code name “qutra”. This Trojan horse is part of a campaign that is being advertised on forums on the Dark Web. Security experts were able to find some ads selling Evrial Trojan for an approximate amount of $30 in Rubles and it looks like

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Obliterate GlobeImposter 2.0 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is GlobeImposter 2.0 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? GlobeImposter 2.0 ransomware is the latest addition to the Globe Imposter ransomware group. This group of ransomware is a copycat of the infamous Globe ransomware. This copycat of a ransomware has already many versions of the new GlobeImposter 2.0 adding to it. This new variant was discovered just this month o

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Get Rid of “Windows Has Been Shutdown” Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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  What is “Windows Has Been Shutdown”? And how does it work? “Windows Has Been Shutdown” is yet another fake alert belonging to the category of tech support scams. This kind of tech support scam is almost identical to “Windows Support Alert”, “Windows Defender Security Center” and many other scams that are also using Windows’ name in deceiving users. When you encounter

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Terminating BitPaymer Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Jan 30th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is BitPaymer ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? BitPaymer ransomware is a file-encrypting threat that also goes by the name FriedEx. It is developed by the same group of hackers who created a banking Trojan named Dridex. BitPaymer ransomware and all its previous variants use a combination of RC4 and 1024-bit RSA encryption algorithms. BitPaymer earned its moniker FriedEx du

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