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You Have A ZEUS Virus Scam

You have a ZEUS virus removal instructions

What is You have a ZEUS virus?

"You have a ZEUS virus" is a fake error message displayed by a rogue website. It is very similar to Hacking Alert, Cyber Security Warning, Hard Disk Failure, and a bunch of other fake error messages. Users get redirected to this site by a number of potentially unwanted adware-type programs (PUPs). These programs infiltrate the system during installation of regular apps. Once infiltrated, adware-type apps deliver intrusive online advertisements, monitor users' web browsing activity and, in this case, cause unwanted browser redirects.

   
Ad by netutils

Ad by netutils removal instructions

What is Ad by netutils?

Advertisements marked as "Ad by netutils" are displayed by a variety of adware-type applications that infiltrate the system during the installation of regular (often free) software. Most of adware infiltrates the system without asking for user's permission. Following successful infiltration, these rogue applications start to display various types of intrusive online advertisements, track user's web browsing activity and potentially cause unwanted browser redirects to bogus websites.

   
Duba.com Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to duba.com?

What is duba.com?

Developers present duba.com/?un_449343_4125 as a legitimate Internet search engine that not only generates improved search results, but also provides quick access to a variety of popular websites. Initially, this site seems completely legitimate and handy. However, users must be informed that duba.com is designed to monitor user's Internet browsing activity. Aside from that, developers promote duba.com by using rogue software downloaders and installers that are designed to hijack web browsers and stealthily modify various options.

   
Ttczmd.com Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to ttczmd.com/i/igsearch.html?

What is ttczmd.com/i/igsearch.html?

Ttczmd.com/i/igsearch.html is a fake Internet search engine identical to searchopa.com, mystartpage1.ru, wzscnet.com, and a number of other bogus sites. By falsely claiming to generate improved search results, ttczmd.com/i/igsearch.html creates the impression of being legitimate. However, users must be informed that developers promote this site via rogue software download/installation tools that are designed to hijack Internet browsers and silently modify various options. Aside from that, ttczmd.com/i/igsearch.html continually monitors user's Internet browsing activity by gathering various information.

   
Fantom Ransomware

Fantom ransomware removal instructions

What is Fantom?

Fantom is a ransomware-type virus that imitates Windows update procedure while encrypting victim's files. This is very uncommon, since most of ransomware encrypts victims' files silently, without showing any activity. During the encryption, Fantom appends names of encrypted files with ".fantom" extension. For example, encrypted "sample.jpg" will be renamed to "sample.jpg.fantom". Following successful encryption, Fantom changes victim's desktop wallpaper and creates a "DECRYPT_YOUR_FILES.html" file, which is afterwards placed on victim's desktop, as well as in every folder that contains encrypted files. Notice that RemindMe ransomware creates a very similar html file, therefore, it is credible that Fantom is related to this virus.

   
Hacking Alert Scam

Hacking Alert removal instructions

What is Hacking Alert?

"Hacking Alert" is a fake error message similar to BSOD Error, Hard Disk Failure Error, BSOD Driver Problem, and a number of other fake errors. "Hacking Alert" is displayed by a malicious website which users visit after encountering unwanted browser redirects caused by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). These PUPs often infiltrate the system during the installation of legitimate apps. Aside from causing unwanted redirects, potentially unwanted programs also collect various information and display intrusive online advertisements.

   
Cyber Security Warning Scam

Cyber Security Warning removal instructions

What is Cyber Security Warning?

Similar to Hard Disk Failure Error, BSOD Driver Problem, and many other scams, "Cyber Security Warning" is a fake error message displayed by a rogue website. Users are redirected to this site by a number of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that infiltrate the system during the installation of regular (usually free) applications. Once infiltrated, PUPs cause unwanted browser redirects, continually track user's Internet browsing activity and deliver intrusive online advertisements. Note that these apps often pledge to provide useful functions.

   
Anasayfa.im Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to anasayfa.im?

What is anasayfa.im?

Anasayfa.im is another fake Internet search engine that falsely claims to improve user's Internet browsing experience by generating the most relevant search results. These claims often trick users into believing that anasayfa.im is a completely legitimate website. Nonetheless, it is worth mentioning that this site continually monitors user's Internet browsing activity. Aside from that, anasayfa.im is promoted using deceptive software downloaders and installers that are designed to hijack web browsers and stealthily modify various options.

   
Mystartpage1.ru Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to mystartpage1.ru/i/start.html?

What is mystartpage1.ru/i/start.html?

Identical to searchboro.com, searchopa.com, wzscnet.com, and many other sites, mystartpage1.ru/i/start.html is a fake Internet search engine that supposedly generates improved search results and, therefore, improves Internet browsing quality. Such functionality might seem legitimate and handy at first. However, users must be informed that mystartpage1.ru/i/start.html is promoted using a deceptive marketing method called "bundling". On top of that, mystartpage1.ru/i/start.html continually gathers various information relating to user's Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by AdsKeeper

AdsKeeper removal instructions

What is AdsKeeper?

AdsKeeper is a legitimate advertising network. However, research results show that this ad network is used by a variety of potentially unwanted adware-type programs (PUPs). These applications often infiltrate the system without asking for user's permission. Following successful infiltration, adware generates intrusive online advertisements (not only AdsKeeper ads) and collect various information relating to user's Internet browsing activity.

   

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