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Movie.globalappz.live Redirect

Movie.globalappz.live redirect removal instructions

What is movie.globalappz.live?

Movie.globalappz.live is a fake search engine that is very similar or even identical to other engines of this type such as search.hyourtelevisionnow.com, feed.streaming-time.com, searcholive.com and many more. Movie.globalappz.live is promoted using a potentially unwanted application (PUA), a browser hijacker called Mega Movies Search. This app, according to its developers, gives its users an access to a database where they can search for various movies. Note that most of the times users install such apps unintentionally. Besides, unwanted apps (and their fake search engines) of this type usually are designed to record browsing-related data.

   
Crypted034 Ransomware

Crypted034 ransomware removal instructions

What is Crypted034?

Crypted034 is a new variant of Scarab ransomware. Crypted034 was discovered by Racco42. After successful infiltration, Crypted034 encrypts most of stored data. It also renames all encrypted files, by generating a random filename and adding a ".crypted034" extension to each affected file. For instance, it renames "sample.jpg" to something like "fhs40-45.crypted034" etc. Once encrypted, files become unusable and indistinguishable. Besides, this infection blocks Task Manager so that you couldn't terminate the encryption process.  It also places a "HOW TO RECOVER ENCRYPTED FILES.TXT" text file, a ransom demanding message in every folder that contains encrypted files.

   
PC Analyzer Tool Unwanted Application

PC Analyzer Tool removal instructions

What is PC Analyzer Tool?

According to PC Analyzer Tool developers, it is a program that is capable of cleaning computers from various unnecessary files, fixing registry and other errors, removing infections, defragmenting disks and so on. However, this application is promoted using deceptive websites that display fake virus alerts and it cannot be trusted. This is a completely fake tool used by scammers to scare people and trick them into purchasing various services.

   
Bear Ransomware

Bear ransomware removal instructions

What is Bear?

Bear virus is a new variant of Dharma ransomware-type infections. It was discovered by Jakub Kroustek. Like most infections of this type, Bear is designed to encrypt files and make them unusable until the ransom is paid. It renames every encrypted file by adding a ".Bear" extension. For example, it renames "1.jpg" file to "1.jpg.id-1E857D00.[Grizzly@airmail.cc].Bear" (it renames files by including an ID and email address as well). It also creates a ransom demanding messages in the "FILES ENCRYPTED.txt" text file and a pop-up window.

   
Web-explore.com Redirect

Web-explore.com redirect removal instructions

What is web-explore.com?

The Internet is full of various fake search engines and web-explore.com is one of them. It looks similar to legitimate search engines (such as Google, Bing, Yahoo etc), however, its developers promote it using rogue download/installation setups (browser-hijacking setups). Most of them are designed to adjust browser's settings. Besides, the web-explore.com is categorized as data tracking search engine that collects browsing-related information.

   
Usbing.club Redirect (Mac)

How to remove usbing.club browser hijacker from Mac?

What is usbing.club?

The Internet is full of fake search engines and usbing.club is just one of the many. It is very similar or even identical to other search engines of this type, such as nvsearch.club, beonline.pw, searchshp.com and many others. It might look like a legitimate search engine (such as Google, Yahoo etc), however, it is promoted using browser-hijacking download/installation setups. Typically, these setups adjust browser's settings without user's knowledge. It is known that usbing.club is designed to collect various data related to browsing habits/activity.

   
Remcos RAT Virus

Remcos virus removal guide

What is Remcos?

Remcos (stands for Remote Control and Surveillance) is a remote access tool (RAT) that anyone can purchase and use for whatever purposes. The tool itself is legitimate. However, even though Remcos's developers strictly forbid, some cyber criminals abuse this tool to generate revenue in malicious ways. Research results show that vast majority of cyber criminals spread these infections using email spam campaign. Few examples of such campaigns are "DHL Email Virus" and "Arrival Notice Email Virus".

   
Strialdeather.info POP-UP Redirect

Strialdeather.info redirect removal instructions

What is strialdeather.info?

Strialdeather.info is just one of the many rogue websites that is virtually identical to many other websites of this type such as go.oclaserver.com, cobalten.com and filezog.com. It is designed to cause redirects to various questionable/deceptive websites. As a rule, users end up on strialdeather.info unintentionally, it's potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) are making them to visit it. PUAs get installed without user's permission and knowledge. Besides, these unwanted apps deliver various intrusive ads and gather data related to browsing activity.

   
BlackHat Ransomware

BlackHat ransomware removal instructions

What is BlackHat?

BlackHat is a virus that was discovered by Michael Gillespie. It is a ransomware-type infection that is designed to lock (encrypt) files and demand a ransom in return for the decryption key, or tool. Once a computer is infected by BlackHat, it changes every encrypted file's extension by adding the ".BlackHat" extension (e.g., "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.BlackHat") and puts a "ReadME-BlackHat.txt" ransom note in every folder that contains encrypted files.

   
Important For Your Sake Email Scam

"Important for your sake" removal guide

What is "Important for your sake"?

"Important for your sake" is one of the many email scam campaigns that is being used by cyber criminals/scammers who use it the intention to make ransom demands by threatening to spread photos of recipients viewing some inappropriate images/videos.

   

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