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ConvertPDFEasy Browser Hijacker

ConvertPDFEasy browser hijacker removal instructions

What is ConvertPDFEasy?

ConvertPDFEasy is a typical browser hijacker: it changes certain browser's settings to promote a fake search engine (convertpdfeasy.com) and collect browsing-related data. It is worthwhile to mention that browser hijackers are categorized as potentially unwanted applications (PUAs), it is because users often download and install apps of this type unintentionally.

   
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Cvazirouse[.]com redirect removal instructions

What is cvazirouse[.]com?

Cvazirouse[.]com is very similar to theweathersiren[.]com, mediamodern[.]biz, keysdigita[.]com and many other rogue websites. These pages should not be visited because they are designed to load questionable content and promote (open) other pages of this kind. Typically, users do not visit websites like cvazirouse[.]com on purpose, it is common that such sites get opened through deceptive ads, other shady pages or by installed potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).

   
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Esmo[.]pro redirect removal instructions

What is esmo[.]pro?

Esmo[.]pro is designed to display questionable content and open various unreliable pages. It operates like a great number of other sites, for example, theweathersiren[.]com, mediamodern[.]biz and keysdigita[.]com. Quite often websites of this type get opened by browsers when there is some potentially unwanted application (PUA) installed on them. In other words, users do not visit pages like esmo[.]pro intentionally. It is worthwhile to mention that PUAs often are designed to serve advertisements and/or collet various data as well.

   
This Document Protected By CloudFlare Scam

"This document protected by CloudFlare Scam" virus removal guide

What is the "This document protected by CloudFlare" scam?

"This document protected by CloudFlare" is a deceptive message displayed by various malicious documents. Cloudflare is a legitimate web-infrastructure and website-security company, which is in no way associated with this scam message. "This document protected by CloudFlare" is designed to convince users that the infectious Microsoft Office document is locked and they need to enable macro commands (i.e. to enable editing/content) to access it. These documents are virulent, their purpose is to infect systems with malware. Malicious files are commonly distributed via email spam campaigns.

   
You Must Go To The Law Court Email Virus

"You must go to the law court Email Virus" removal guide

What is "You must go to the law court Email Virus"?

Typically, cyber criminals behind such emails (malspam) attempt to deceive users into installing malware on their computers through the attached malicious file or website link. It is common that emails of this type are disguised as important, official. To make them look more legitimate, cyber criminals exploit names of widely known companies, organizations. This particular email is disguised as a letter regarding some subpoena, it contains a malicious attachment which is designed to install a Trojan called TrickBot.

   
GitHub Email Scam

"GitHub email scam" removal guide

What is the "GitHub email scam"?

"GitHub email scam" is an email spam campaign, disguised as mail from GitHub. The goal of these letters is to extract recipients' GitHub account log-in credentials (usernames / registered email address and passwords). The deceptive letters are presented as notifications, concerning a repeat email address verification - with which users have registered their GitHub accounts. GitHub is a multi-functional repository hosting service; in other words, it is a code hosting platform designed for control and collaboration purposes. It must emphasized these scam emails are in no way associated with GitHub, Inc.

   
.BOOT Ransomware

.BOOT ransomware removal instructions

What is .BOOT ransomware?

.BOOT belongs to the family of ransomware called Dharma. Typically, malware of this type is designed to encrypt files, modify their filenames and create and/or display a ransom note. This ransomware renames every encrypted file by adding victim's ID, resetboot@aol.com email address and appending the ".BOOT" extension to its filename. For example, it renames a file named "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.id-1E857D00.[resetboot@aol.com].BOOT", "2.jpg" to "2.jpg.id-1E857D00.[resetboot@aol.com].BOOT", and so on. It displays a ransom note in a pop-up window and creates a text file named "FILES ENCRYPTED.txt" (another ransom note).

   
LeadingAdviceSearch Adware (Mac)

How to remove LeadingAdviceSearch adware from Mac?

What is LeadingAdviceSearch?

LeadingAdviceSearch is a rogue application, categorized as adware that has browser hijacker qualities. Following successful installation, it runs intrusive advertisement campaigns and modifies browsers. This app does the latter in order to promote fake search engines. Additionally, most adware-types and browser hijackers spy on users' browsing activity and it is highly likely that LeadingAdviceSearch does so as well. Due to the dubious methods used to distribute this adware, it is deemed to be a PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application). One of LeadingAdviceSearch's proliferation techniques is via fake Adobe Flash Player updates. It is noteworthy that aside from PUAs, illegitimate software installers/updaters also spread trojans, ransomware and other malware.

   
ManagerBoost Adware (Mac)

How to remove ManagerBoost from Mac?

What is ManagerBoost?

This application is classified as adware and a browser hijacker: it serves advertisements and promotes some fake search engine. Research shows that it promotes Safe Finder by opening it through akamaihd.net. It is very likely that ManagerBoost collect some data as well. Typically, users do not download and install apps like ManagerBoost (adware, browser hijacker) knowingly. Therefore, such apps are categorized as potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).

   
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Theweathersiren[.]com redirect removal instructions

What is theweathersiren[.]com ?

Theweathersiren[.]com functions like mediamodern[.]biz, keysdigita[.]com, zmusic-online[.]com and a great number of other rogue pages. What all of them have in common is that they are designed either to open other unreliable websites or load questionable content. In most cases users end up such sites unintentionally, quite often pages like theweathersiren[.]com get opened by browsers that have some potentially unwanted application (PUA) installed on them. It is worthwhile to mention that apps of this kind often are designed to serve advertisements and/or collect information related to user's web browsing activities.

   

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