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Kshowonline.stream Redirect

What is search.kshowonline.stream?

According to the developers, search.kshowonline.stream is a legitimate Internet search engine that significantly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved results.

It may seem legitimate, however, developers promote search.kshowonline.stream via a browser-hijacking application called kshowonline. Furthermore, search.kshowonline.stream and kshowonline record information relating to web browsing habits.

   
COMPUTER BLOCKED POP-UP Scam

What is COMPUTER BLOCKED?

"COMPUTER BLOCKED" is a fake error message displayed by a malicious website that users often visit inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). These applications infiltrate systems without consent (the "bundling" method). PUPs deliver intrusive online advertisements and continually record user-system information.

   
PGPSnippet Ransomware

What is PGPSnippet?

PGPSnippet is another ransomware-type virus discovered by MalwareHunterTeam. As usually, PGPSnippet stealthily infiltrates the system and encrypts most of stored data. While doing so, PGPSnippet appends filenames with ".decodeme666@tutanota_com" extension (e.g., "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.decodeme666@tutanota_com").

Encrypted data instantly becomes unusable. Following successful encryption, PGPSnippet generates a text file ("!!!README_DECRYPT!!!.txt") and drops it's copy in every existing folder. Updated variants of this ransomware use ".good" and ".digiworldhack@tutanota.com" extensions for encrypted files.

   
Your Mac Is Infected With Popup Adware Virus Scam (Mac)

What is Your Mac Is Infected With Popup Adware Virus?

"Your Mac Is Infected With Popup Adware Virus" is another fake error similar to AppleCare And Warranty, WARNING! MAC OS Is Infected, Apple Support Center - Attention!!, and many others. This error message targets MacOS users and is displayed by a malicious website that users often visit inadvertently - they are redirected by potentially unwanted programs (PUPs).

Research shows that these programs infiltrate systems without users' consent, misuse system resources, deliver malicious ads, and record various user-system information.

   
Elastisearch.com Redirect

What is elastisearch.com?

elastisearch.com is a fake web search engine that, according to the developers, enhances web browsing experience by generating improved results. Judging on the appearance alone, elastisearch.com may seem appropriate and handy. However, this is false.

Developers promote this website by using a browser-hijacking app called ElastiSearch. Moreover, both elastisearch.com and ElastiSearch are designed to record information about user's web browsing activity.

   
Search.searchyrs.com Redirect

What is search.searchyrs.com?

Your Radio is a rogue application that supposedly allows users listen to various radio stations via the Internet. Many believe that this app is completely legitimate and handy.

However, this is false - Your Radio is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker. The main reasons for these negative associations are stealth installation without user's consent, modification of web browsers' options and tracking of user's web browsing activity.

   
Search.hwatchallsports.co Redirect

What is search.hwatchallsports.co?

According to the developers, the Watch All Sports app allows users to watch various sports events live via the Internet. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, Watch All Sports is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker.

The main reasons for these negative associations are installation without permission, modification of browser settings, and monitoring of browsing activity.

   
Mr.Dec Ransomware

What is Mr.Dec?

Mr.Dec is a ransomware-type virus discovered by Michael Gillespie. This malware is designed to encrypt most stored files and add the "[ID]victim's_ID[ID]" appendix to each filename. For example, "sample.jpg" might be renamed to a filename such as "sample.jpg[ID]gh839ag14hiol4ag[ID]".

Compromised data immediately becomes unusable. Furthermore, after successful encryption, Mr.Dec generates an HTML application ("Decoding help.hta") and places copy in every existing folder.

   
Search.hmytemplates.co Redirect

What is search.hmytemplates.co?

My Templates is a rogue application that supposedly provides access to design templates. Judging on appearance alone, My Templates may appear 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) modification of browser options, and; 3) tracking of personal information.

   
RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 Ransomware

What is RAPID RANSOMWARE V3?

Discovered by MalwareHunterTeam, RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 is an updated variant of the Rapid and Rapid 2.0 viruses. Immediately after infiltration, RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 encrypts most stored files and renames them using the "[random_number].EZYMN" pattern.

For instance, "sample.jpg" might be renamed to a filename such as "78431.EZYMN". Encrypted files becomes unusable and indistinguishable. Following successful encryption, RAPID RANSOMWARE V3 creates a text file ("DECRYPT.EZYMN.txt") and places a copy in every existing folder.

   

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