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How to Delete Speedomizer (Browser Hijacker)

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

  What is Speedomizer? And how does it function? Speedomizer is advertised as a great tool by its developers. It claims to measure up the internet’s speed accurately. In other words, it allows users to test their internet speed to see how much upload and download data their internet connection has. By the looks of it, it may seem like a useful tool to find out your internet speed but

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Remove “Windows has detected an Internet attack” Alert (Tech Support Scam)

- by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows Vista Tech Support | 0 Comment

What is “Windows has detected an Internet attack” Alert? “Windows has detected an Internet attack” Alert is a new tech support scam claiming that someone has hacked a user’s IP address for committing cyber crime where the user is asked to call tech support through the given number, 1-888-423-3886, in order to get help. Even though it uses Windows’ name it does not mean that this ale

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

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  What is Evasive ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Evasive ransomware is another new encryption ransomware Trojan designed to take victim’s files as hostage in exchange for a ransom. Evasive ransomware’s source code came from the open source platform, Hidden Tear. It utilizes the AES cryptography in encrypting files and adds the .locked extension on each one of the

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Uninstall My Quick Converter virus (Browser Hijacker)

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    What is My Quick Converter? And how does it function? My Quick Converter is a browser extension that claims to convert various documents from the browser’s startup page. It is developed by Polarity Technologies – a company known to create browser hijackers and potentially unwanted programs. It is not a surprise that My Quick Converter also belongs to the group of browser

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Delete Rastakhiz Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Rastakhiz ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Rastakhiz ransomware is a newly discovered malicious infection which is based on Hidden Tear open source platform. This new Hidden Tear variant was first observed on November 17, 2017. It spreads using various methods to sneak into a targeted computer. Once it is able to install itself into the compromised computer, i

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Obliterating Cobra Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Nov 28th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Cobra ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Cobra ransomware is a new crypto-malware threat and is a new variant of the Crysis/Dharma ransomware. This new variant appends the .cobra extension on the encrypted files. Is still currently unknown how this new variant spreads but in the past, Crysis ransomware was typically spread by hacking into the Remote Desktop Serv

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Get Rid of Awesome Dealers (Adware/PUP)

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What is Awesome Dealers? And how does it function? Awesome Dealers is a Google Chrome browser extension that claims to be a legitimate application that saves users’ time and money when shopping online as it supposedly provides coupons and notifies users when there are special deals or discounts available on various online shopping websites. On a first glance, one would think that this is a le

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Eliminating Decoder Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Decoder ransomware? And how does it perform its attack on the infected computer? Decoder ransomware is another file-encrypting threat related to Globe Imposter ransomware group. This new ransomware was first observed in early November 2017. Once it is able to infect the targeted computer, it usually targets files with the following extensions: .3gp, .7z, .apk, .avi, .bmp, .

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Terminating Jhash Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Nov 27th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Jhash ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Jhash ransomware is another variant of the infamous open source platform known as Hidden Tear. This open source platform has been used too many times by cyber criminals in creating ransomware infections and has already spawned countless ransomware threats one of which is the Jhash ransomware. This new ransomware first emerg

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Removing HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar (Browser Hijacker)

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  What is HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar? And how does it work? HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar is a browser extension developed by Mindspark Interactive Network. This new browser extension resembles another new toolbar known as AstrologySearcher. This extension is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Even though this extension might seem useful especially for users who

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