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Obliterating Sad Ransomware (Crypto-Malware)

Nov 23rd 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Sad ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Sad ransomware is a malicious threat that encodes data and demands a ransom for 0.3 Bitcoins in exchange for the decryption tool called decrypter.exe to restore files. This file-encrypting threat was first detected on the 3rd of November 2017. Once Sad ransomware is able to enter your system, it connects to a third party s

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Removing Search.heasyconverter.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Nov 21st 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Search.heasyconverter.co? And how does it operate? Search.heasyconverter.co is a browser extension associated with another browser extension named Easy Converter – both of these extensions are created by Polarity Technologies Ltd. This company is known to produce browser hijackers and potentially unwanted program so it is no wonder why Search.heasyconverter.co is considered

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Wipe Out Pennywise Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Pennywise ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Pennywise ransomware is a file-encrypting Trojan infection that was discovered in the last week of October this year. Pennywise ransomware appears to be another variant of the infamous Jigsaw ransomware which first emerged way back in April 2016 – since then, the Jigsaw group of crypto-malware has expanded and Pennywise

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Get Rid of Offers Chasers (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Offers Chasers? And how does it function? Offers Chasers is a browser extension for Google Chrome browser. This browser extension is similar to Terrific Shopper and Torpedo Deals. Offers Chasers claims to save time and money by delivering its users with various coupons as well as provide notifications of any special deals or discounts available in any online shopping website.

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Deleting Kerkoporta Ransomware (/Screen Locker/Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Kerkoporta ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Kerkoporta ransomware, also known as EncryptedSadly, is a new ransomware infection in Greek which is currently on the loose, infecting computers using different methods. It aims to encrypt the files on the infected computer. This malware was created using Visual Studio 2017 environment. According to the recent reports

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Delete Losers Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Nov 20th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Losers ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Losers ransomware is a file-encrypting threat discovered recently. This crypto-malware is a new variant of the Nemesis and Cry36 ransomware infections. This ransomware was caught spreading on a free DVD buring software. Losers ransowmare is very much capable of encrypting files and might also modify some registry keys in

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How to Get Rid of Chromesearch.win (Browser Hijacker)

Nov 17th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Chromesearch.win? And how does it function? Chromesearch.win is a browser extension imitating Google Chrome based on its appearance. However, unlike Google Chrome, Chromesearch.win is a browser hijacker. Once it is installed, it will immediately hijack your browser’s settings by changing your default search engine, home page and new tab settings. This browser hijacker is ide

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Eradicate “The Mercury Text Font Was Not Found” Scam (Malware)

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  What is “The Mercury Text Font Was Not Found”? And how does it function? “The Mercury Text Font Was Not Found” is a new browser scam trying to lure users into downloading the ttf.js file. This assault which uses social engineering, targets legitimate sites and corrupt their web codes – because of this, users won’t be able to see the real content of the website but see a co

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

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  What is ABC ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? ABC ransomware is a recently-discovered crypto-malware that stealthily infiltrates computer systems. Since this ransomware’s activity is low, security experts are still puzzled and trying to figure out what ransomware group ABC ransomware belongs to but if you observe its appended file extension, it might actually refer to

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Kill Cyber Police Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Nov 16th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Cyber Police ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Cyber Police is a newly-discovered file-encrypting malware which is based on Hidden Tear – an open source platform widely used by cyber criminals in creating ransomware infections. According to malware researchers, Cyber Police ransomware might still be in development, even so, it is still capable of leaving targ

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