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Terminate XTBL Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Apr 24th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is XTBL ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? XTBL ransomware is an updated and improved version of the infamous Scarab ransomware. This data-encrypting malware targets all versions of Windows and locks tons of files using the encryption algorithms, AES and RSA. During the execution of its attack, XTBL ransomware makes modifications in the system. It then scans the comp

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Eliminating Satyr Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Satyr ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Satyr ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that was recently spotted a few days ago. This new ransomware threat carries out its attack just like a typical ransomware infection – once it is able to infiltrate a system, it will download and install more malicious files in the system. It also uses the Command Prompt with

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How to Get Rid of ReadingFanatic.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is ReadingFanatic.com? And how does it function? ReadingFanatic.com is a web domain and a browser extension created by Mindspark Interactive. This program is classified as a browser hijacker and even a potentially unwanted program or PUP. This isn’t shocking as Mindspark Interactive is known to spawn tons of browser hijackers and other unwanted programs. ReadingFanatic.com clai

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How to Obliterate Apophis Squad Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Apophis Squad ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Apophis ransomware is a new ransomware infection that belongs to the Jigsaw ransomware family. This particular ransomware is deemed to be a low quality infection so recovering encrypted files by this ransomware won’t be so hard. Apophis Squad ransomware was first spotted on the third week of April 2018. Once it

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Erasing Microsoft Security Essentials Alert (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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  What is Microsoft Security Essentials Alert? And how does it function? Microsoft Security Essentials Alert, also known as Hicurdismos, is a new tech support scam used to mislead users by generating a bogus warning message claiming that users have to install Microsoft Security Essentials. This bogus alert is displayed on malicious domains. When you get redirected to such domains, you

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Get Rid of Facebook.com-appple.com (Adware/PUP)

Apr 20th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Facebook.com-appple.com? And how does it work? Facebook.com-appple.com is a shady domain that floods users’ browser with countless ads such as pop-ups, banners, and in-text links. Users can visit this site inadvertently when they get redirected from a suspicious website. Although its name has a misspelled “appple" instead of “apple”, this shady domain can show up on an

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How to Eliminate Java NotDharma Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Java NotDharma ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Java NotDharma ransomware is a new crypto-malware discovered mid-April 2018. It got its name due to some of its traits that are similar to the infamous Dharma ransomware though it their relation is not confirmed yet. And besides, it adds the .java extension to the files it encrypts which is why it is named Java N

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Removing Sm.de (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Apr 19th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Sm.de? And how does it function? Sm.de is a browser extension created by Aller Media e.K. – a company known to develop potentially unwanted programs or PUPs like Starfenster.de. And of course, there’s no need to delve deeper to know that Sm.de is also a PUP and a browser hijacker that can hijack browsers and change their settings. This particular browser hijacker is des

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How to Wipe Out Spartacus Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Spartacus ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Spartacus ransomware is yet another file-encrypting virus that was first spotted on April 15, 2018. It seems that this crypto-malware has similarities with the variants of Unikey ransomware so these ransomware infections could be related. This ransomware threat is being disguised as a file named “SF.exe” which may s

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Terminating Tron Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Tron ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Tron ransomware is a file-encrypting threat that initiates unauthorized changes and encrypts important data in an infected system. This cryptovirus was detected in the middle of April 2018 and seems to target English-speaking users. According to security experts from dieviren.de, Tron ransomware is most likely developed by

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