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How to Get Rid of Chrome Update Center Scam (Scam/PUP)

Mar 2nd 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

  What is Chrome Update Center scam? And how does it work? Chrome Update Center scam is a new scam that was recently discovered. It tricks users into installing an update for Google Chrome. However, this is actually a bogus update that could potentially harm your computer if installed. This scam is presented in a pop-up message that could be loaded on your browser in an attempt to convi

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Erasing PDF Converter Hub (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Mar 1st 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is PDF Converter Hub? And how does it function? PDF Converter Hub is a shady program that claims to allow users convert and view PDF files quickly and easily. Aside from being a PDF converter, it supposedly functions as a search engine. Its main page includes quick links to various websites like Amazon, Gmail, Yahoo, and many more. However, PDF Converter Hub is actually a hoax search engin

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How to Eliminate PewCrypt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is PewCrypt ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? PewCrypt ransomware is a data-encrypting malware that was discovered recently. It is also reported to be the new variant of PewDiePie ransomware. This crypto-virus seems to be created in order to increase the subscribers of the famous YouTube start PewDiePie. Like its predecessor, PewCrypt ransomware is designed to lock important

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Removing Pushwhy.com Redirect (Adware/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Pushwhy.com Redirect? And how does it work? Pushwhy.com Redirect is an intrusive redirect that often forces users to click on the “Allow Notifications” button in order to get rid of it. This kind of pop-up could appear on any website you visit especially if there is an ad-supported program or adware installed in your computer. According to security experts, Pushwhy.com Redirect belo

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Eliminating BestChange Russia Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is BestChange Russia ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? BestChange Russia ransomware is a file-encrypting virus discovered recently. Based on its ransom note written in Russian language, it seems to mostly target Russian-speaking users. It does not use any extension in marking the files it encrypts unlike other ransomware threats. It is designed to lock important data in a

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Get Rid of MyFlightSearch Ads (Adware/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is MyFlightSearch Ads? And how does it work? MyFlightSearch is supposed to be a legitimate service that allows users to search and book for flights, hotels, cars, as well as provide users with options to travel by their interests. However, security experts discovered that it is being exploited by hackers by hiding malicious code in advertisements that are found in this site. This is why se

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Kill Cekisan Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Feb 27th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Cekisan ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Cekisan ransomware is a new data-encrypting malware discovered on February 20, 2019. It uses a “.cekisan” extension in marking the files it encrypts. The initial threat analysis of this ransomware revealed that it could be a new strain of “.Snatch ransomware” and may also be related to “Everbe 2.0 ransomware”. The crook

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Wipe Out Joke Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Joke ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Joke ransomware is the latest addition to the Scarab ransomware family. This new Scarab variant uses a “.joke” extension in marking its encrypted files. Like its other predecessors, Joke ransomware still uses the AES encryption algorithm in locking important data. Aside from the extension it uses, nothing much has changed in thi

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Delete www.bestzerch.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is www.bestzerch.com? And how does it function? www.bestzerch.com is a browser extension promoted as a search engine that claims to improve a user’s browsing experience by generating enhanced search results. It includes quick links to popular websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and many more. Though it may seem like a useful search engine with an efficient-looking interface, don

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Obliterate BlackPink Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is BlackPink ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? BlackPink ransomware is a file-encrypting virus designed to lock important data in a targeted computer. This newly discovered crypto-malware uses a “.BlackPink” extension in marking the files it encrypts. It seems to be targeting Korean-speaking users as its ransom note is written in the Korean language. At the time of writ

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