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How to Remove SpicySEARCH (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Dec 4th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is SpicySEARCH? And how does it function? SpicySEARCH is a new browser extension for Google Chrome. It’s supposed to function as a search engine but it was later found that it was actually a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program that hijacks computers. Once it enters the system, it makes modifications on the Google Chrome browser – changing your default new tab

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Eliminating MaxiCrypt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is MaxiCrypt ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? MaxiCrypt ransomware is a file-encrypting threat discovered by Michael Gillespie, a security researcher. This ransomware was first noticed on November 28, 2017 and is reported to arrive on the targeted computer as a corrupted Microsoft Word document. MaxiCrypt ransmoware is considered to be a mid-tier crypto-malware whi

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Wipe Out “All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked” scam (Tech Support Scam/Screen Locker)

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  What is “All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked”? And how does it function? “All Access To This Device Has Been Revoked” is a new Windows-based tech support scam. It is an attempt by cyber criminals in tricking users into calling a bogus tech support number. This scam is not the usual tech support scam found on browsers as it locks the computer and instructs its victims to

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Deleting WannaDie Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Dec 1st 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is WannaDie ransomware? And how does it apply its attack? WannaDie ransomware is a file-encrypting malware designed to take a victim’s files hostage with the use of an encryption algorithm. Security experts dubbed this ransomware as a Russian WannaCry imposter imitating the notorious WannaCry ransomware. WannaDie was first discovered on November 17, 2017 and despite its best ef

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How to Get Rid of Porn Virus Detected Scam (Tech Support Scam)

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  What is Porn Virus Detected? And how does it function? Porn Virus Detected, also known as “Microsoft Has Detected a Porn Virus”, is yet another tech support scam currently roaming the web. This scam alert displays a message that urges users to call the Microsoft Support team via the number, 1-844-786-8921. This kind of scam alerts are normally seen on websites that host a tech sup

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Obliterate Locket Ransomware (Screen-Locker/Ransomware)

Nov 30th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Locket ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Locket ransomware is a new ransomware threat that appears to be still under development as it doesn’t encrypt files at the time of writing. However, it can lock a computer’s screen and insist victims to pay 0.1424 ransom in Bitcoins within the given period of time. So even though the files are safe from encryption, v

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Eliminating WannaCry Detected Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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  Browsing the internet can be very dangerous especially when you get redirected to unknown websites by casually clicking on targeted contents or advertisements that may have hidden links which could reroute you to suspicious web pages. This is one of the common ways in which tech support scams use for its distribution. With just a single click to any dubious content could land you to

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Removing PlayCenter Home (Browser Hijacker)

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  What is PlayCenter Home? And how does it work? PlayCenter Home is another browser extension for Google Chrome browser. It is promoted as a program “for a quick games click-and-visit experience”. This may attract users who are fond of online games. Its number of users have reached the number of 179, 992 at the time of writing – obviously, these number of users didn’t have any c

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Get Rid of Keytar.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Keytar.com? And how does it work? Keytar.com is supposed to be a search engine that claims to provide reliable service to its users. It is advertised as a search engine that supposedly allows users to search the internet safely and privately. This search engine may seem useful at a first glance. However, security experts classify this program as a browser hijacker and a potent

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How to Kill BASS FESS Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Nov 29th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is BASS-FESS ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? BASS-FESS ransomware, also known as BitchASS File Encryption System, is a new ransomware infection based on the open source platform, Hidden Tear. It is designed to take files hostage to extort money from its victims. This Hidden Tear variant was first observed on November 17, 2017. This crypto-malware is most likely to

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