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Get Rid of 8-search.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Jun 22nd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Uncategorized Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is 8-search.co? And how does it work? 8-search.co is a dubious browser extension that works as a search engine. It is hosted by an unsecured domain. On a first glance, it may look like a typical search engine but don’t let its looks fool you for it is actually classified as a browser hijacker that could hijack the settings of your browser without your permission once installed. If you

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Obliterate JungleSec Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is JungleSec ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? JungleSec ransomware is yet another recently discovered crypto-virus that aims to lock important data in an infected machine. At the time of writing, there’s not much information about this new crypto-malware yet but one thing is for sure, it is not based on any popular ransomware groups and is entirely made by its developers

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How to Remove ArcadeNet Search (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is ArcadeNet Search? And how does it function? ArcadeNet Search is a questionable browser extension designed for Google Chrome browser. This shady program supposedly allows users to “easily search the web for FREE unlimited games” and claims to work efficiently so that users can enjoy and play various games online for free. Though it may seem like a fun and interesting program especial

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Eliminating CyberSCCP Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is CyberSCCP ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? CyberSCCP ransomware is the latest addition to the HiddenTear ransomware group. HiddenTear ransomware is an open-source platform which is widely used by cyber crooks in developing ransomware threats like CyberSCCP. Based on the analysis conducted by security experts, this new HiddenTear strain contains a modular malware engi

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Kill BtcKING Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is BtcKING ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? BtcKING ransomware is a file-encrypting malware designed to leave targeted files in computers inaccessible to victims. This crypto-malware was recently discovered in the wild and is known to add .BtcKING extension to its encrypted files. The instant it infiltrates a computer, BtcKING ransomware will implement a series of attack

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How to Uninstall FreeForms (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is FreeForms? And how does it function? FreeForms is a browser extension that’s designed to work on Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and other browsers. It claims to provide users with access to different kinds of forms online to help them save time. It also claims to provide users with access to weather broadcasting, latest news, and other web pages. Here’s some seem

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How to Terminate Scarab-Bomber Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Scarab-Bomber ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? It seems that developers of Scarab ransomware are feeling quite productive as a new Scarab variant was once again spotted recently. This new variant is known as Scarab-Bomber or Bomber ransomware. Just like the other variants, nothing much has changed with this new one save for the extension used to mark the encrypt

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How to Delete Microsoft Edge virus Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Jun 21st 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Microsoft Edge virus scam? And how does it work? Microsoft Edge virus scam is a yet another deceiving alert that pushes users to believe that their computers are infected with a “serious virus” and that they must call a tech support number to get rid of the virus. However, none of it is true so you should know better than to fall for these tricks. The Microsoft Edge virus

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Wipe Out Scarab-Danger Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Scarab-Danger ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Scarab-Danger ransomware is yet another variant of Scarab ransomware. This latest variant utilizes both the AES 256 and RSA 2048 encryption algorithms in encrypting files. And just like other variants of Scarab, there’s only a slight difference to this new version compared to its predecessor which is the extensi

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Terminating RotorCrypt (.RAR) Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is RotorCrypt (.RAR) ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? RotorCrypt (.RAR) ransomware, as its name suggests, is a file-encrypting threat that belongs to the RotorCrypt ransomware group. This newly discovered RotorCrypt variant is released in active attack campaigns. Nothing much has been changed in this new variant except for the extension it uses in marking the fil

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