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Rectot Ransomware

Rectot ransomware removal instructions

What is Rectot?

Rectot is a malicious program that was discovered by Michael Gillespie, it belongs to the Djvu ransomware family. Cyber criminals (its developers) use it to swindle people out of their money. When Rectot gets installed on a computer, it encrypts data stored on it and prevents victims from accessing their files unless a ransom is paid. It also renames all of them by adding the ".rectot" extension. For example, it renames "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.rectot" and so on. Instructions on how to purchase a decryption tool can be found in the "_readme.txt" text file.

   
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Rabsirolcalat[.]info redirect removal instructions

What is rabsirolcalat[.]info?

rabsirolcalat[.]info is a rogue website that shares similarities with knowwoow.comtinhowsinutha.profeenotifyfriends.info and dozens of other rogue sites. It is designed to cause unwanted redirects to other unreliable websites, as well as deliver various questionable content. Users visit websites like rabsirolcalat[.]info unwillingly - they get redirected by potentially unwanted applications or intrusive advertisements displayed in other rogue sites. Potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) are notorious for infiltrating computers without user's consent. Unwanted redirects is not the only program caused by unwanted apps - they also deliver intrusive advertisements and gather various information.

   
Shipment Tracker Browser Hijacker

Shipment Tracker browser hijacker removal instructions

What is Shipment Tracker?

Shipment Tracker is a deceptive application that supposedly allows users easily track their package delivery statuses. Judging on the appearance alone, Shipment Tracker seems completely appropriate and handy. In reality, however, Shipment Tracker is categorized as a potentially unwanted application (PUA) and a browser hijacker. That's because it usually infiltrates the system without a permission, promotes a fake web search engine (search.hshipmenttracker.co) and records various information.

   
HxTsr.exe Virus

HxTsr.exe virus removal guide

What is HxTsr.exe?

HxTsr.exe (Hidden Executable To Sync Remote Servers) is a legitimate file that can be found in Microsoft Windows operating systems, this file/process is a part of Microsoft Outlook, one of the MS Office products. However, its name could be used by cyber criminals to disguise their malicious programs. In other words, a file with this name could be detected as a threat by various virus detection engines.

   
Secoh-qad.exe Virus

Secoh-qad.exe virus removal guide

What is secoh-qad.exe?

Secoh-qad.exe is a file associated with KMSPico, a tool that is designed to activate Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office suites. In other words, to illegally bypass the activation for free. If this tool is used when the installed anti-virus is enabled, then security software will detect the secoh-qad.exe file as a threat. It is not the only file that might be detected as a threat when the KMSPico tool is launched. Since this tool is illegal, we recommend not to use it.

   
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Gatonsenropha[.]info redirect removal instructions

What is gatonsenropha[.]info?

gatonsenropha[.]info is yet another rogue website designed to redirect visitors to unreliable websites and deliver unreliable content. It is virtually identical to knowwoow.com, tinhowsinutha.pro, androponhowrow.info, and dozens of other sites. It is known that vast majority of users visit this site inadvertently - they get redirected by potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) or either intrusive ads delivered by other rogue sites. Users should also know that PUAs typically infiltrate computers without user's permission. Aside from causing redirects, these applications also deliver intrusive advertisements, as well as gather data relating to user's web browsing activity.

   
Msascuil.exe Virus

Msascuil.exe virus removal guide

What is msascuil.exe?

Msascuil.exe (or MSASCuiL.exe) is a legitimate file/process which is a part of Microsoft Windows 10. This file can be found in the "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender" folder, it is a part of Windows Defender, its user interface. It is known that the purpose of msascuil.exe is (or at least was) to display Windows Defender's icon in the taskbar. Simply said, it is a legitimate file/process. Unfortunately, like most of them, its name could be used by cyber criminals to disguise some malicious process/program.

   
Koobface Virus

Koobface virus removal guide

What is Koobface?

Koobface is a high-risk trojan/worm that stealthily infiltrates computers and performs a variety of malicious tasks. This virus is distributed in a variety of ways, including social engineering (email spam campaigns, private messaging in social networks), malicious websites, unofficial software download websites, fake software updaters, and so forth. This malware may cause catastrophic damage.

   
GardeningEnthusiast Toolbar

Hp.myway.com redirect removal instructions

What is hp.myway.com?

GardeningEnthusiast is a browser app that supposed to provide its users with hundreds of free gardening hints and tips. It is just one of the many apps created by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc. Unfortunately, GardeningEnthusiast is a potentially unwanted application (PUA), a browser hijacker. Typically, people download and install apps of this type unintentionally. Once installed, promote questionable (fake) search engines by changing browser's settings. In this particular case, GardeningEnthusiast promotes the hp.myway.com search engine.

   
Managing Director Email Virus

"Managing Director Email Virus" removal guide

What is "Managing Director Email Virus"?

"Managing Director Email Virus" is a scam that cyber criminals spread using spam campaign. They send emails to a number of people hoping that someone will open the file that is attached to them. The attachment is a MS Office Word (.doc) file that uses RTF (Rich Text Format) exploit. Simply said, this document is designed to download and install HawkEye, a keystroke logger. Having this malicious program installed can cause serious problems, for this reason we advise not to open the attachment included in this "Managing Director Email Virus" email.

   

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