PadCrypt Ransomware

Posted: February 17, 2016 | Category: Ransomware | Threat Level: 10/10
The PadCrypt Ransomware is a file encryptor that modifies your files for the purpose of selling a decryption solution to you. Although the PadCrypt Ransomware provides relatively extensive support for purchasing this service, malware researchers caution against paying its fee, which con artists may collect without decrypting any files. Backups can protect your PC's data from permanent damage, and anti-malware programs can, as always, remove the PadCrypt Ransomware safely. The PadCrypt Ransomware: Making Illegal Ransoms Easier than Ever The PadCrypt Ransomware is another revision of...

JobSpun Ads

Posted: February 17, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
JobSpun is an application that should, in theory, make it easy for you to find a suitable job. The developers of this program assure that they will show you thousands of offers to help you start your career. Unfortunately, JobSpun cannot achieve what it promises. JobSpun is a typical adware that may try to take advantage of your online clicks. This questionable extension may set its own commercial materials in the place of traditional page-based ads. The new marketing elements may consist mainly of pop-ups, banners and in-text ads. As you navigate the Web, you also may face interstitial...

MixMovie

Posted: February 17, 2016 | Category: Possibly Unwanted Program | Threat Level: 1/10
MixMovie is a questionable extension for Google Chrome. MixMovie falls into the category of the Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). The developers of this suspicious plugin promise to make your surfing experience easier, faster and more enjoyable. In theory, MixMovie should let you watch free movies, trailers and TV series. This extension is not a stand-alone application that allows you to watch streams directly. All MixMovie may achieve is to redirect you towards third-party pages. Some of them may not be trustworthy or allow limited functionality, expecting you to pay for the...

Generous Deal Ads

Posted: February 17, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Generous Deal is a Web browser extension that you may see being promoted as an online shopping assistant. Generous Deal may claim that it is a helpful utility whose goal is to assist users who enjoy shopping online by providing them with coupon codes, discount information, price comparisons, and other useful information that may help them to save money and find better deals online. This may seem like a great tool to have at your disposal but, unfortunately, Generous Deal isn't an extension that can help you save money in any way. In fact, Generous Deal isn't just useless – it is...

‘.locky File Extension’ Ransomware

Posted: February 16, 2016 | Category: Ransomware | Threat Level: 10/10
The '.locky File Extension' Ransomware is a Trojan that uses file encryption-based ransom schemes to extract money from its victims. Countering any file encryptor-based infection requires removing the threat before you take any other actions for restoring any data that might have been damaged by its payload. Besides using anti-malware tools for removing the '.locky File Extension' Ransomware, malware experts always recommend keeping multiple backups for quick and reliable recovery of any damaged files. The Newest in File Lockdowns for Cash The '.locky File Extension' Ransomware is a...

Anti-obscene Ads

Posted: February 16, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Anti-obscene is an adware program that may inject new advertising into your Web pages or launch Web page-based advertisements, such as pop-up windows. There are multiple versions of Anti-obscene for separate browsers, not all of which may be viewable from within your browser's settings manager. As a result, PC users needing to delete Anti-obscene should consider using applications with anti-adware-scanning features while all browsers are left closed. The Extension Protecting Your Browser from Advertisement-Free Outcomes Anti-obscene is an extension that markets itself as being a...

UmbreCrypt Ransomware

Posted: February 16, 2016 | Category: Ransomware | Threat Level: 10/10
The UmbreCrypt Ransomware is a Trojan that encrypts your data, such as images or documents, and then sells a decryption service through e-mail messages. Keeping backups can prevent the UmbreCrypt Ransomware from harming your data irrevocably, which malware experts emphasize in light of the revelation that the UmbreCrypt Ransomware causes permanent damage to the files the UmbreCrypt Ransomware encrypts. However, before restoring your files, you always should use dedicated anti-malware tools for removing the UmbreCrypt Ransomware from your PC. The New Boss on the Ransomware Block...

MultiSurveys Ads

Posted: February 16, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
MultiSurveys is an ad-supported Web extension that should let you take part in paid surveys. Before authorizing its installation, you need to keep in mind that the majority of PC users are not happy with its performance. This questionable add-on may fill all of your Web clients with many new commercial materials. As you surf the Web and visit your favorite sites, you may notice many new pop-ups, banners, interstitial ads or in-text ads. Some of them may be labeled adequately as 'Powered by MultiSurveys', but others may seem to originate from the currently viewed site. The adware may...

BlingJobs Ads

Posted: February 16, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
BlingJobs is an unreliable adware extension that may be compatible with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. Although some users may expect this program to help them find their dream job, BlingJobs is not designed to provide assistance. This ad-supported plugin tries to benefit from the person's online activities. BlingJobs may replace the ads originating from the pages with its own commercial materials. BlingJobs also may create additional pop-ups, banners, interstitial ads and embeds video materials. As a result, you may notice marketing elements even on sites that...

Zeta-search.com

Posted: February 16, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
If Zeta-search.com becomes your homepage automatically, it may indicate trouble. This unreliable search site is closely related to a Web add-on that functions as a browser hijacker. This tool may cause unauthorized modifications to the Web clients of the user to serve third-party interests. This extension may be compatible with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Zeta-search.com also may compromise Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object (BHO). You may have installed Zeta-search.com after downloading a software bundle. Many cost-free applications may include third-party software in...

Winerrorreport.hedcusgfd.org

Posted: February 15, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Winerrorreport.hedcusgfd.org is a dubious domain that may host some pop-ups related to virus alerts, system error warnings, fake Blue Screens of Death, and other notifications commonly used to display computer issues. The design and layout of the warnings and errors that the 'Winerrorreport.hedcusgfd.org' pop-ups displays may seem very believable, but we assure you that anything hosted on this Web page should be taken with a grain of salt. The Winerrorreport.hedcusgfd.org domain is part of an ongoing online tactic whose primary targets are residents of Australia, but people from other...

’866-836-6745′ Pop-Ups

Posted: February 15, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
The '866-836-6745' pop-ups are fake system alerts that may provoke contact with con artists that may collect money or compromise your computer. Besides dismissing any erroneous system information offered by these attacks, you should avoid providing its associated con artists with any information or direct access to your PC. If they continue triggering, removing the '866-836-6745' pop-ups should be done by using a trusted brand of security software such as an anti-malware scanner. The Pop-Up Cure that's More Toxic than the Infection Even though PC owners are becoming more aware of...

Airtostrong

Posted: February 15, 2016 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
Airtostrong is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that may redirect your Web browser to an affiliated website or load additional content, such as advertising. While Airtostrong isn't threatening, malware experts have seen installations of Airtostrong along with real threats, such as potential backdoor Trojans. After seeing symptoms characteristic of Airtostrong, you may wish to use both professional anti-adware and anti-malware products for removing Airtostrong and any additional software related to it. Clearing the Air of Another Search Engine Hijacking Airtostrong, often...

‘.mp3 File Extension’ Ransomware

Posted: February 15, 2016 | Category: Ransomware | Threat Level: 10/10
The '.mp3 File Extension' Ransomware is an updated variant of TeslaCrypt and includes some superficial changes to its ransom note and payload name structures. Besides these revisions, the '.mp3 File Extension' Ransomware continues employing the same data-barricading encryption attacks as its predecessor, and can prevent you from opening or reading files from a wide range of formats. Anti-malware products and protocols can help you remove the '.mp3 File Extension' Ransomware, while having backups is your best recourse against its attacks. The Last Sound You Want to Hear Threat...

JobCrypter Ransomware

Posted: February 15, 2016 | Category: Ransomware | Threat Level: 10/10
The JobCrypter Ransomware is a file encrypting Trojan that modifies your data, blocking you from using it, until you pay a set ransom amount to its administrators. You can prevent most file encryptors from causing irrecoverable damage with the intelligent use of backups. However, no matter what the nature of your encrypted data is, you should strive for removing the JobCrypter Ransomware with appropriate anti-malware products and supporting techniques, just as malware experts recommend for any advanced threat. The Trojan with the Job of Taking Your Files Away Even though malware...

ArcadeRoyal Ads

Posted: February 15, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
If you notice ads labeled as 'Powered by ArcadeRoyal'on your screen, it for sure means that there is adware in your system. You might have downloaded some game from arcaderoyal.com. This platform for online games may seem appealing to the proper audience. It contains dozens of small games, which are distributed into several different categories like 'Arcade,' 'Adventure,' 'Strategy,' 'Puzzle' and 'Action.' The ones that launch in your browser are safe to play. However, some of them have only a desktop version. If you agree to install them, they will introduce the adware extension to your...

MyMapsWizard Toolbar

Posted: February 14, 2016 | Category: Bad Toolbars | Threat Level: 1/10
The MyMapsWizard Toolbar is a potentially unwanted toolbar published by Mindspark Interactive Network, a software company that is mostly known for distributing adware and Potentially Unwanted Programs or toolbars. The MyMapsWizard Toolbar is no different than Mindspark's other products, and it may rely on unfair methods to install itself on computers. Software bundles may be used to distribute the MyMapsWizard Toolbar, so you should be extra careful when you download freeware and shareware apps since they may offer to install the MyMapsWizard Toolbar among other Potentially Unwanted...

Elements Peruse Ads

Posted: February 14, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Is your web browser cluttered with 'Elements Peruse Ads' that you don't recognize? These ads may appear without your knowledge, and their usual source is a Web browser extension named 'Elements Peruse' – an adware application that should be removed as soon as possible. Elements Peruse may have been brought to your computer via a software bundle that you downloaded recently. Software bundling may be used to spread adware like Elements Peruse, and that's why we advise users to pay extra attention to the instructions when they install new or unknown software. In many cases, just by...

Box for You

Posted: February 12, 2016 | Category: Adware
If your Web client starts displaying advertisements provided by Box for You, you should know that there is adware on your PC. Inattentive users may load this annoying browser plugin unwillingly. Box for You may rely on the 'bundling' method for its distribution or may come as an addition towards some cost-free applications. By performing the setup process through the comprehensive 'Advanced' menu, you may provide the adware with permission for been installed without knowing. If Box for You settles into your system, it may modify all of your Web clients – including Google Chrome, Mozilla...

Ads by Ads2

Posted: February 12, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Online ads are a handy way for site administrators to generate some income. Many legit sites rely solely on commercial materials to cover their expenses such as the hosting fees. However, the offers and discounts with the slogan 'Ads by Ads2' may not be part of the site that you are currently viewing. If you notice them as you surf the Web, your browser may be infected with adware. This type of software is not frankly threatening, but may still cause major inconvenience to the users. The questionable extension named simply 'Ads2' may enter bundled with third-party programs. If you download...
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