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Search.hthebookhub.co redirect removal instructions
What is search.hthebookhub.co?
Developers present The Book Hub as a great tool that provides access to hundreds of e-books. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, The Book Hub is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker. There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) stealth installation without users' consent; 2) modification of web browser options, and; 3) information tracking.
Horsuke ransomware removal instructions
What is Horsuke?
Recently discovered by malware security researcher, S!Ri, Horsuke is a ransomware-type virus designed to infiltrate the system and encrypt most stored files. During encryption, Horsuke appends filenames with the ".email@example.com" extension (e.g., "sample.jpg" is renamed to "firstname.lastname@example.org"). Compromised data immediately becomes unusable. Once encryption is complete, Horsuke generates a text file ("HOW TO RECOVER ENCRYPTED FILES.TXT"), placing a copy in every existing folder, and changes the desktop wallpaper.
Search.hnotepadpro.co redirect removal instructions
What is search.hnotepadpro.co?
Notepad Pro is a rogue app that claims to be an advanced version of the Windows Notepad application. Judging on appearance alone, Notepad Pro may seem legitimate, however, this app is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker. The main reasons for these negative associations are installation without users' consent, promotion of a fake search engine, and tracking of web browsing activity.
CoinCube Miner removal instructions
What is CoinCube Miner?
CoinCube Miner is a cryptomining script that can be integrated into any website. It employs visitors' computer resources to mine cryptocurrencies. There are a number of similar scripts, and although some are legitimate, cyber criminals design malicious sites and inject them with these cryptomining scripts. They promote malicious sites using various potentially unwanted (typically, adware-type) programs (PUPs). In this guide, we detail an adware bundle called FileTour.
Search.hwallstreetwatch.co redirect removal instructions
What is search.hwallstreetwatch.co?
Developers present Wall Street Watch as a legitimate application that supposedly enables access to financial news and a 'financial calculator'. Initially, this app may seem legitimate and useful, however, Wall Street Watch is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker. There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) installation without permission; 2) modification of web browser options, and; 3) tracking of sensitive data.
Search.hwatchsportslive.co redirect removal instructions
What is search.hwatchsportslive.co?
Watch Sports Live is a deceptive application that supposedly allows users to watch various sports events live via the Internet. Judging on appearance alone, Watch Sports Live may seem legitimate and useful, however, this app is categorized as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The main reasons for these negative associations are promotion of a fake search engine (search.hwatchsportslive.co), information tracking, and installation without users' consent.
"StalinLocker" virus removal guide
What is "StalinLocker"?
Discovered by MalwareHunterTeam, StalinLocker is newly-discovered malware that stealthily infiltrates the system and locks the computer screen. StalinLocker then displays a full-screen window whilst simultaneously playing the USSR national anthem. In addition, this malware terminates most processes (including "Explorer.exe" and "taskmgr.exe").
Search.hmyquickconverter.com redirect removal instructions
What is search.hmyquickconverter.com?
According to the developers, My Quick Converter allows conversion of various file formats to PDF and DOC. On initial inspection, this app may seem legitimate, however, My Quick Converter often infiltrates systems without permission. Furthermore, it stealthily modifies web browser options and records various user-system information. For these reasons, My Quick Converter is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker.
How to remove search.pitchofcase.com browser hijacker from Mac?
What is search.pitchofcase.com?
Identical to search.papershorty.com, search.salamangal.com, search.froktiser.com, and many others, search.pitchofcase.com is a fake Internet search engine that supposedly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved results. Judging on appearance alone, search.pitchofcase.com barely differs from legitimate search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc. Many users believe that search.pitchofcase.com is also legitimate, however, developers promote this site using rogue download/installation set-ups that modify browser settings without permission. In addition, search.pitchofcase.com records information relating to web browsing habits.
RDN_Trojan.worm!055BCCAC9FEC Infection removal instructions
What is RDN_Trojan.worm!055BCCAC9FEC Infection?
Similar to RDN/Trojan/Hacking, RDN/YahLover.worm Infection, and many others, "RDN_Trojan.worm!055BCCAC9FEC" Infection is a fake error message displayed by various deceptive websites. Research shows that most visitors arrive at these sites inadvertently - they are redirected by potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) or intrusive ads delivered by other rogue sites. In most cases, potentially unwanted programs infiltrate systems without permission and, as well as causing redirects, deliver intrusive advertisements, gather various information, and (sometimes) misuse system resources to run unwanted background processes.
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