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Remove ConvertDocsOnline Toolbar (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Oct 19th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Tips Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is ConvertDocsOnline? And how does it work? ConvertDocsOnline is another browser toolbar created by Mindspark Interactive. It is supposed to convert documents and pictures through the new browser’s tab. However, it is discovered to be featuring suspicious behaviors – for one, it can sneak into a computer without it getting noticed by a user. On initial inspection, this progra

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How to Terminate QuasarRAT (Trojan)

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  What is QuasarRAT? And how does it function? QuasarRAT or Quasar Remote Access is identified to be a Trojan virus and a highly modified version of an open source project which also goes by the name QuasarRAT created by a programmer called as “quasar” who has a page at Github.com/quasar/QuasarRAT. This program both have its clean and malicious versions which mainly differs on how t

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How to Obliterate Asasin Ransomware (Crypto-Malware)

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  What is Asasin ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Asasin ransomware is another variant of the high-risk Locky ransomware. This new variant was identified just this month of October 2017 and has been spreading through spam emails as a fake invoice. Once the fake invoice is downloaded and opened in the computer, it will start its infiltration in the system by installing t

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Get Rid of FormFetcherPro (PUP)

Oct 18th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Tips Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is FormFetcherPro? And how does it work? FormFetcherPro is a browser extension created to supposedly assist users in looking for governmental taxation, healthcare, immigration and other related forms. This browser extension is available for both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers and is developed by Mindspark Interactive Network. And despite the fact this company is acknowledged in

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How to Eliminate Shadowsocks Miner (Trojan/Malware)

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  What is Shadowsocks Miner? And how does it function? Shadowsocks Miner is a new malicious infection identified to be a Trojan virus. It was designed to steal its victim’s CPU power to mine crypto-currency for cyber criminals. This Trojan is not, in any way, related to the Shadowsocks proxy software. Besides Shadowsocks Miner, there are also other malicious programs which functions s

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Wipe Out Network Security Breach (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

  What is Network Security Breach? Network Security Breach is a new tech support scam roaming the web. It belongs to the Trojan group of tech support scams. Network Security Breach displays a fake Windows Update screen as you can see on the illustration above. The fake Windows Update screen is followed by an error message stating that your computer was deactivated because of a network s

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Deleting the Eorezo Virus (Adware)

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  What is Eorezo? And how does it behave? Eorezo is an adware infection that breaks into the system through an application or a browser infection or an add-on. Once installed, it displays all kinds of advertisements on a browser. Although it isn’t considered to be a complex virus, its persistent behavior and suspicious features raise security concerns. The data breach in the Equifa

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Terminate the Unknown System Failure Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

  What is the Unknown System Failure scam? Unknown System Failure scam is nothing but a fake alert with the intent of deceiving users – making them believe that there is some kind of a system failure in their computer systems.  Unknown System Failure scam is a web browser advertisement users usually encounter after they click on a suspicious link. When you encounter the Unknown Sy

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How to Terminate Possible Suspicious Activity (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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What is Possible Suspicious Activity? Possible Suspicious Activity is yet another browser-based tech support scam. You can find it in any browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and other browsers. This new tech support scam seems to be a lot more elaborated compared to other ones which scares users with the Zeus virus and Facebook login, email accoun

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Uninstalling PCProtect (PUP)

Oct 13th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Tips Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is PCProtect? And how does it work? PCProtect is presented as the “ultimate antivirus” that offers real-time protection and has versions for Android devices, Amazon Fire, Blackberry, Chromebook, Google Nexus, Microsoft Surface, iPhone, iPad, Windows, and tablets. Unlike other legitimate and reputable antivirus programs, PCProtect does not offer any free trial. Users can only

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