Virus and Spyware Removal Guides, uninstall 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.
What is SADStory?
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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 "[email@example.com].[22_random_characters].happydayzz" pattern.
For example, "sample.jpg" might be renamed to "[firstname.lastname@example.org].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.
What is Defender?
Defender is a deceptive application identical to Pro Flip, Enhance Pro (and a number of other applications). By offering shopping coupons that provide 'huge discounts on various e-shops', Defender attempts to give the impression of legitimacy. In fact, this app is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.
There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) stealth installation without consent; 2) display of intrusive online advertisements, and; 3) tracking of users' Internet browsing activity.
What is Something Went Wrong With Your Windows?
"Something Went Wrong With Your Windows" is a fake error message displayed by a malicious website that is often visited by users inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). These applications usually infiltrate systems without permission (the "bundling" method).
As well as causing redirects, PUPs deliver intrusive ads and collect various user-system information relating to Internet browsing activity.
What is super-search.com?
Developers present super-search.com as an Internet search engine that significantly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved results. Judging on appearance alone, it barely differs from Bing, Yahoo, Google, and other similar search engines.
Therefore, many users believe that this site is legitimate and useful. In fact, super-search.com records various information relating to Internet browsing activity. Furthermore, it is promoted using deceptive download/installation set-ups that modify Internet browser settings without permission.
What is Pro Flip?
Identical to eAdvisor and Enhance Pro, Pro Flip is a rogue application that falsely claims to save time and money by providing various coupons for e-shops. Many users believe that Pro Flip is legitimate and useful, however, it is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.
This app infiltrates systems without users' permission, delivers intrusive online advertisements, and continually gathers various information relating to web browsing activity.
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