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Erasing Search.easyrecipesnow.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.heasyrecipesnow.com? And how does it function? Search.heasyrecipesnow.com or Easy Recipes Now is offered as a program that supposedly provides access to thousands of recipes through quick links to Recipes Simplified, Food Network, Yummly, Epicurious and other similar cooking sites. Many users might be enticed to install this browser extension, especially the ones who lo

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Removing Offer.alibaba.com ads (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Offer.alibaba.com ads? And how does it work? Offer.alibaba.com is a legitimate online shopping site. However, you have to be careful as there are many cyber criminals out there who are using this legitimate online shopping site as referrals to generate revenue – one of which is an ad-supported program or adware known as Offer.alibaba.com ads. Aside from being an adware, this

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How to Delete RotorCrypt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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    What is RotorCrypt ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? RotorCrypt ransomware previously known as Rotor ransomware is a file-encrypting threat making a comeback which first emerged in 2016. This ransomware threat has been updated several times. Security experts were able to notice this new variant in the second part of January 2018. This latest threat appends th

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How to Get Rid of Secure Chrome PRO (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Jan 29th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Secure Chrome PRO? And how does it function? Secure Chrome PRO is a browser extension by defendsearch.com developed for Google Chrome browser. It is promoted as a tool that protects the computer from potential threats online such as unsecured and phishing websites as well as malicious web pages. Even though this Chrome extension may be promoted as a cybersecurity program tailored to the

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Eliminate SamSam Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is SamSam ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? SamSam ransomware is a malicious program designed to encrypt files to leave them inaccessible to its victims. This ransomware infection has been targeting several high-profile institutions such as hospitals, a city council as well as an ICS firm. There were attacks reported that includes ones against the Adams Memorial Hospital in

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Delete Instalador Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Instalador ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Instalador ransomware is a file-encrypting malware which is still under its development phase. This ransomware was first spotted on January 19, 2018 and it seems designed to target Portuguese-speaking users, more specifically, Brazil. Based on the analysis done by security experts, Instalador ransomware appears to be created b

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Removing “Firefox requires a manual update” Scam Alert (Adware/PUP)

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What is “Firefox requires a manual update” Scam Alert? And how does it work? If you are suddenly redirected to a web page with a message stating, “Firefox requires a manual update” you need to beware as it is scam alert currently roaming the web. This scam alert pretends to be a required Firefox update page and urges users to install an unwanted add-on or extension into their browsers.

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Wipe Out Rapid Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Rapid ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Rapid ransomware is an encryption Trojan first discovered on the second day of January this year. This ransomware is kind of different from a typical ransomware infection as it still remains active on the system and still continues to infect many users. Even after it encrypts the targeted files in a system, it still stays active and

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

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

  What is Lime ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Lime ransomware, also known as BigEyes ransomware and LimeDecryptor ransomware is another ransomware Trojan designed to take your files hostage in exchange for a ransom. As soon as it infiltrates a system, it will drop a bunch of malicious files to carry out its attack and makes changes to the system so that it can boot du

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Terminate Velso Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Velso ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Velso ransomware is a file-encrypting threat discovered on January 15, 2018. This crypto-malware is classified as a generic crypto-threat that is programmed to apply a customized AES 256 encryption algorithm on the targeted files. According to security experts, it is designed to encrypt files with the following extensions

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