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AnalyzerSearch Adware (Mac)

How to remove AnalyzerSearch adware from Mac?

What is AnalyzerSearch?

AnalyzerSearch is an adware-type application with browser hijacker qualities. Following successful infiltration, this app runs intrusive advertisement campaigns and makes alterations to browser settings - in order to promote fake search engines. Due to the dubious techniques used to distribute AnalyzerSearch, it is also considered to be a PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application). Furthermore, most PUAs collect browsing-related information and it is highly likely that AnalyzerSearch possesses such data-tracking abilities as well.

   
AssistiveValue Adware (Mac)

How to remove AssistiveValue from Mac?

What is AssistiveValue?

AssistiveValue is designed to serve advertisements and promote addresses of some fake search engine by changing certain browser settings. Also, it is possible that this adware is capable of collecting information related to user's browsing habits and/or other data. Simply said, AssistiveValue functions as adware and a browser hijacker. In most cases users download and install such unintentionally, for this reason they are called potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).

   
Content4you.net Ads

Content4you[.]net redirect removal instructions

What is content4you[.]net?

Content4you[.]net is a rogue website. There are thousands of similar sites on the Web, e.g. mylot.com, oceanbefo.top, redneckrepairs.com, newscatch24.com, and so on. Visitors to this webpage are presented with questionable content and/or are redirected to other untrustworthy or possibly malicious websites. Typically, users access such pages inadvertently. They get redirected to said sites by intrusive advertisements or by PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications), already installed onto their devices. This software does not require explicit user consent to be infiltrated into systems. PUAs are designed to cause redirects, run intrusive advert campaigns and collect browsing-related information.

   
XNMMP Ransomware

XNMMP ransomware removal instructions

What is XNMMP?

XNMMP is another variant of the CONTI ransomware, XNMMP itself has at least two versions as well. One renames encrypted files by appending the ".XNMMP" extension to their filenames, another one does that by appending the ".TJODT" extension. For example, it renames a file named "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.XNMMP", "2.jpg" to "2.jpg.XNMMP", etc., or "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.TJOD", "2.jpg" to "2.jpg.TJOD", etc. This ransomware creates a ransom note, the "R3ADM3.txt" text file in folders that contain encrypted files. The person who discovered XNMMP is GrujaRS.

   
LolKek Ransomware

LolKek ransomware removal instructions

What is the LolKek ransomware?

Discovered by malware researcher S!Ri, LolKek is a new variant of the BitRansomware ransomware-type malicious program. It is designed to encrypt the data of compromised systems in order to make ransom demands for the decryption tools/software. During the encryption process, files are appended with the ".ReadMe" extension. For example, a file originally named something like "1.jpg" would appear as "1.jpg.ReadMe", "2.jpg" as "2.jpg.ReadMe" and so forth. After this process is complete, ransom notes containing the cyber criminals' contact details, titled "Read_Me.txt" - are dropped into affected folders.

   
DUNCAN ENGINEERING LIMITED ORDER Email Virus

DUNCAN ENGINEERING LIMITED ORDER email virus removal guide

What is DUNCAN ENGINEERING LIMITED ORDER email virus?

Duncan Engineering Limited is a legitimate company, however, there are cyber criminals who use its name in their malspam campaign. As a rule, cyber criminals behind malspam attempt to trick recipients into opening a malicious attachment or a file that can be downloaded via the provided website link that is designed to install malicious software. In this particular case they send emails with an image (img.) file attached to them which is designed to install a Remote Administration Trojan (RAT) called Agent Tesla.

   
259 Ransomware

259 ransomware removal instructions

What is 259 ransomware?

259 ransomware blocks access to files by encrypting them, also, it renames all encrypted files, displays a pop-up window and creates the "FILES ENCRYPTED.txt" text file. 259 renames files by adding victim's ID, 259461356@qq.com email address and appending the ".259" extension to their filenames. For example, it renames a file named "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.id-C279F237.[259461356@qq.com].259", "2.jpg" to "2.jpg.id-C279F237.[259461356@qq.com].259", and so on. Both pop-up window and the "FILES ENCRYPTED.txt" text file contain instructions on how to contact 259's developers. 259 ransomware belongs to the ransomware family called Dharma.

   
ScalableRemote Adware (Mac)

How to remove ScalableRemote adware from Mac?

What is ScalableRemote?

ScalableRemote is a piece of rogue software, categorized as adware. It also possesses browser hijacker traits. Following successful installation, this application runs intrusive advertisement campaigns and makes modifications to browsers - in order to promote fake search engines. Additionally, most adware-types and browser hijackers have data tracking abilities, which are employed to spy on users' browsing activity. Due to the questionable methods used to distribute ScalableRemote, it is also considered to be a PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application).

   
LogarithmicEntry Adware (Mac)

How to remove LogarithmicEntry from Mac?

What is LogarithmicEntry?

LogarithmicEntry functions not only as adware (advertising-supported software) but also a browser hijacker. It is designed to serve advertisements and promote address of some fake search engine by modifying certain browser settings. Also, it may be capable of collecting browsing-related, or even sensitive information. Typically, users download and install apps like LogarithmicEntry inadvertently, for this reason they are called potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).

   
Viper Ransomware

Viper ransomware removal instructions

What is Viper ransomware?

Viper is the name of a malicious program, classified as ransomware. It is based on the Hidden Tear (HiddenTear) open-source project. Systems infected with Viper ransomware experience data encryption and receive ransom demands for the decryption. During the encryption process, all of the affected files are renamed following this pattern: original filename, unique ID assigned to the victim, cyber criminals' email address and the ".Viper" extension. For example, a file originally named "1.jpg" would appear as something similar to "1.jpg.id=C279F237.email=ancrypted1@gmail.com.Viper" - following encryption. After this process is complete, a ransom note, titled "how to recover my files.hta" is created.

   

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