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YourRansom Ransomware

YourRansom ransomware removal instructions

What is YourRansom?

YourRansom is a ransomware-type virus that stealthily infiltrates systems and encrypts files using RSA-4096 cryptography. During encryption, the virus appends names of encrypted files with the ".gui" extension. For example, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.gui". Following successful encryption, YourRansom creates a text file ("README.txt"), placing it in each folder containing encrypted files.

   
Nonestops.biz Adware

Nonestops.biz removal instructions

What is nonestops.biz?

nonestops.biz is a deceptive application that supposedly allows users to access websites blocked in their own countries. Initially, this app may appear legitimate and useful, however, nonestops.biz is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) installation without consent; 2) display of intrusive online advertisements, and; 3) tracking of users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Searchmaster.net Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to searchmaster.net?

What is searchmaster.net?

searchmaster.net is presented as an Internet search engine that supposedly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved results. Judging on appearance alone, searchmaster.net may appear legitimate and useful, however, developers promote it by employing rogue download/installation set-ups to modify browser settings without permission. Furthermore, this rogue website records various information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
VideoConvert Toolbar

Hp.myway.com redirect removal instructions

What is hp.myway.com?

VideoConvert is a rogue application that claims to allow conversion of various video formats. These false claims often trick users into believing that VideoConvert is legitimate and useful, however, this app is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker. There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) installation without consent; 2) stealth modification of web browser settings, and; 3) tracking of users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ww-searchings.com Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to ww-searchings.com?

What is ww-searchings.com?

According to the developers, ww-searchings.com is an improved Internet search engine that significantly enhances the Internet browsing experience by improving search results. The appearance of this site barely differs from Yahoo, Google, Bing, and other legitimate search engines. Therefore, many users believe that ww-searchings.com is also legitimate and useful. Be aware, however, that this website is promoted using rogue download/installation set-ups that hijack Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) and modify various browser options. Furthermore, ww-searchings.com continually tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
SADStory Ransomware

SADStory ransomware removal instructions

What is SADStory?

SADStory is a ransomware-type virus discovered by MalwareHunterTeam. Research shows that SADStory is an updated version of CryPy ransomware. Following successful infiltration, this virus encrypts various files stored on the system and appends filenames with the ".sad" extension. Following encryption, SADStory creates a text file ("SADStory_README_FOR_DECRYPT.txt") containing a ransom-demand message and places it on the desktop .

   
System Notification! Scam

System notification! removal instructions

What is System notification!?

"System notification!" is a fake error message displayed by a malicious website. Users often visit this site inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). Research shows that PUPs infiltrate systems without users' consent ("bundling" method). In addition, they deliver unwanted advertisements and continually record information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Pay_creditcard Ransomware

Pay_creditcard ransomware removal instructions

What is Pay_creditcard?

Pay_creditcard is a ransomware-type virus discovered by malware researcher, MalwareHunterTeam. This malware is distributed using the RIG Exploit Kit. Once infiltrated, Pay_creditcard encrypts various data and appends the ".crypted" extension to the name of each compromised file. The virus then opens a pop-up window (interface similar to CTB-Locker's pop-up) containing a ransom-demand message. In addition, this malware creates an index.html file shortcut that points to two different .html files ("pay_creditcard.html" and "index.html"), and places them in the ".../Users/User/AppData/Roaming/How_To_Decrypt_Files" folder.

   
Eusearch.org Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to eusearch.org?

What is eusearch.org?

Developers present eusearch.org as an Internet search engine that generates improved search results and, therefore, enhances the browsing experience. Judging on appearance alone, eusearch.org barely differs from Google, Yahoo, Bing, and other reputable search engines. Therefore, many users believe that eusearch.org is also legitimate and useful. In fact, this website continually gathers various information relating to users' Internet browsing activity. In addition, developers promote it by employing various download/installation set-ups that hijack web browsers and stealthily modify browser options.

   
Happydayzz Ransomware

Happydayzz ransomware removal instructions

What is Happydayzz?

Happydayzz is a ransomware-type virus relating to Purge malware. Once infiltrated, Happydayzz encrypts various files stored on the system. During this process, it renames encrypted files using the "[blackjockercrypter@gmail.com].[22_random_characters].happydayzz" pattern. For example, "sample.jpg" might be renamed to "[blackjokercrypter@gmail.com].GlM8-AiM04-Lq6mHG1i0L0.happydayzz". Following successful encryption, Happydayzz creates an HTA file ("How To Recover Encrypted Files.hta"), placing it in each folder containing encrypted files.

   

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