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How to Eliminate SnakeLocker Ransomware

Aug 7th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is SnakeLocker ransomware? And how does it work? SnakeLocker ransomware is a malicious program designed to encrypt your files. It carries out a typical attack wherein it encrypts your important files and demands a ransom in exchange for them. This ransomware has two variants that use different extensions to identify the files affected by the attack. One of these variants appends .snake whi

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How to Terminate TV Stream Now New Tab (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Aug 4th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is TV Stream Now New Tab? And how does it work? TV Stream Now New Tab is a newly developed browser extension compatible with both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. This extension claims to “search and discover all your favorite TV shows and movies in your browser new tab!”. The description is quite misleading since it does not have any search engine specifically created to lo

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Getting Rid of Your Mini Truetest (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Your Mini Truetest? And how does it work? Your Mini Truetest is a browser extension for Google Chrome which may be developed by Russian-speaking developers. This extension is advertised as a program that functions as a means to open mini versions of different sites to save time. So if you have this on the list of your browser’s add-ons, then it won’t be a surprise if you will be con

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Removing Checkspeedsearch.com (Browser Hijacker)

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What is Checkspeedsearch.com? And how does it work? Checkspeedsearch.com is a browser extension that currently works only on Mozilla Firefox browser. It is promoted as an extension that supposedly improves browsing experience by generating improved results and allowing users to check their internet speed. Although it may look like a legitimate browser extension, however, it contains traits to t

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How to Eliminate WannaCryOnclick Ransomware

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What is WannaCryOnClick ransomware? And how does it work? WannaCryOnClick ransomware is a Turkish ransomware Trojan that encrypts files. Obviously, it is another ransomware that tries to copy the infamous WannaCry ransomware virus. On a first glance, you might think that this is a WannaCry variant due to its appearance, however, it’s not. According to our researchers, this malware seemed to b

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Remove the Browserquest.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Aug 3rd 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Browserquest.com? And how does it work? Browserquest.com is a potentially unwanted program and a browser hijacker. It may look like a legitimate site, however, it’s not. If installed this browser hijacker compromises your web browsing experience since it modifies your browsers’ settings. This browser hijacker aims to force its victims in order to integrate ads into your browser ever

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How to Terminate the New BTCWare Ransomware Infection

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What is BTCWare ransomware? And how does it work? BTCWare is another malicious program that encrypts important files. According to some experts, this infection is derived from the CrptXXX ransomware family. This ransomware family has long been active since April 2017. BTCWare ransomware carries out its attack typically by encrypting your files with the help of a strong encryption algorithm a

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How to Remove the Bitcoin Virus

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What is the Bitcoin virus? And how does it work? Bitcoin virus also known as Bitcoin miner, is a Trojan horse that invades devices in order to get bitcoins using the computer’s CPU and GPU. Its main purpose is to make money illegally. If you haven’t heard of Bitcoins, well Bitcoins is a virtual currency which appeared in 2008 but hasn’t gained its popularity until 2011. Right now, this vi

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How to Eliminate Gryphon Ransomware

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What is Gryphon ransomware? How does it work? Gryphon is a new computer infection that infects all the files on its wake by encrypting them. According to security experts, this ransomware might be related to the family of BTCWare ransomware due to the fact that Gryphon is developed with the codes similar to BTCWare, similarly so, that it is also known as the BTCWare Gryphon ransomware. This

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How to Get Rid of Search.loginemailaccounts.com

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What is Search.loginemailaccounts.com? And how does it work? Search.loginemailaccounts.com is a browser hijacker that alters your home page and search engine from its default settings to new suspicious ones. It tries to attract users using links that gives you quick access to popular sites such as Gmail, Yahoo, Facebook, YouTube, Amazon and Twitter. This hijacker is promoted through the help of

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