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Startpageing123.com Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to startpageing123.com?

What is startpageing123.com?

Developers present startpageing123.com as an improved Internet search engine that enhances the Internet browsing experience by generating improved search results. These claims often trick users into believing that startpageing123.com is legitimate. In fact, this website is promoted using deceptive software download/installation set-ups that hijack web browsers and modify various options without consent. Furthermore, startpageing123.com continually records information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Phoenix Ransomware

Phoenix ransomware removal instructions

What is Phoenix?

Phoenix is malware based on Hidden Tear - an open source ransomware project. Following successful infiltration, Phoenix encrypts files using the AES-256 encryption algorithm. It also renames encrypted files by appending the ".R.i.P" extension to each file name. For instance, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.R.i.P". Phoenix then creates a text file ("Important!.txt") containing a ransom-demand message, and places it on the desktop.

   
Search.moviecorner.com Redirect

Search.moviecorner.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.moviecorner.com?

search.moviecorner.com is a fake Internet search engine claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by generating improved search results and providing quick access to various popular websites. On initial inspection, search.moviecorner.com may seem legitimate and useful, however, developers promote this website using rogue download/installation steps designed to modify web browser settings without consent. In addition, search.moviecorner.com continually records various data relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
WebWebWeb.com Redirect

WebWebWeb.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.webwebweb.com?

The WebWebWeb.com browser hijacker infiltrates Internet browsers (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox) through free software downloads. At time of testing, this website was promoted via an application called 'video downloader professional'. Developers of this browser settings-changing adware (LINK64 GmbH) employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and thus, most computer users install this plug-in inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, this browser hijacker assigns the browser homepage and default search engine fields to webwebweb.com

At time of research, this site redirected users to Google, a legitimate Internet search engine, however, the developers of this deceptive browser plug-in are able to redirect webwebweb.com to other malicious websites at any time.

   
Obzhora.net Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to obzhora.net?

What is obzhora.net?

obzhora.net is a deceptive website claiming to be an improved Internet search engine that generates improved results. Judging on appearance alone, obzhora.net barely differs from Bing, Yahoo, Google, and other legitimate Internet search engines. Therefore, many users believe that obzhora.net is also legitimate and useful. In fact, developers promote this site via deceptive software download/installation set-ups designed to modify web browser settings without consent. In addition, obzhora.net continually records various information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Evil Ransomware

Evil ransomware removal instructions

What is Evil?

Evil is a ransomware-type virus written in Javascript. Following infiltration, Evil encrypts various files using AES cryptography. During encryption, Evil appends ".file0locked" to the name of each encrypted file. For instance, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.fire0locked". Following successful encryption, Evil generates an HTML file ("HOW_TO_DECRYPT_YOUR_FILES.htm"), placing it on the desktop.

   
MacWizz Adware (Mac)

How to remove MacWizz from Mac?

What is MacWizz?

MacWizz is a deceptive application that infiltrates the system during installation of other apps (bundling method). Following successful infiltration, MacWizz generates various intrusive online advertisements and continually records information relating to users' Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, MacWizz is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.

   
Spora Ransomware

Spora ransomware removal instructions

What is Spora?

Spora is a ransomware-type virus distributed via spam emails (malicious attachments). Each rogue email contains an HTA file which, once executed, extracts a Javascript file ("closed.js"), placing it in the system "%Temp%" folder. The Javascript file extracts an executable with a random name and runs it. The executable then starts to encrypt files using RSA cryptography. Note that, unlike other ransomware-type viruses, Spora does not rename encrypted files. The aforementioned HTA file also extracts a DOCX file. This file is corrupted and, thus, an error will be displayed once opened. This is being performed to trick victims into believing that the download of email attachments has failed. Following successful encryption, Spora generate a .html and .KEY files (both named using random characters), placing them in all folders that contain encrypted files.

   
Immediately Call Apple Support Scam (Mac)

How to remove Immediately Call Apple Support from Mac?

What is Immediately Call Apple Support?

"Immediately Call Apple Support" is a fake error message displayed by a malicious exploit. This exploit is hosted on various websites, which are promoted via spam emails that encourage users to visit certain URLs. Following a visit one of these websites, an exploit runs new tasks until the computer freezes. A fake error message is then displayed.

   
InstallWizz Adware (Mac)

How to remove InstallWizz from Mac?

What is InstallWizz?

InstallWizz is an adware-type application claiming to allow users to download and install various apps. On initial inspection, InstallWizz may appear legitimate and useful, however, this app often infiltrates systems without permission. Furthermore, it generates intrusive online advertisements and collects various data relating to users' Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, InstallWizz is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.

   

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