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ElmersGlue Ransomware

"ElmersGlue" virus removal guide

What is "ElmersGlue"?

ElmersGlue is a ransomware-type virus that stealthily infiltrates systems and encrypts files. In doing so, ElmersGlue appends the ".elmerlocked" extension to the name of each encrypted file. For example, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.elmerlocked". Following successful encryption, ElmersGlue locks the computer screen and displays a ransom-demand message.

   
Searchtnup.com Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to searchtnup.com?

What is searchtnup.com?

Developers present searchtnup.com as an improved Internet search engine that significantly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved results. Judging on appearance alone, searchtnup.com may seem similar to Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other legitimate search engines. Therefore, many users believe that searchtnup.com is also legitimate. In fact, this site is promoted via rogue download/installation set-ups designed to hijack web browser settings and modify various options. Furthermore, searchtnup.com continually records various information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Tigers Deal Adware

Tigers Deals removal instructions

What is Tigers Deals?

Tigers Deals is a rogue application that falsely claims to save time and money by providing various coupons and notifications of special deals/discounts on various online shops. Judging on appearance alone, Tigers Deals may seem legitimate and useful, however, this app infiltrates systems without consent. In addition, it continually displays intrusive online advertisements and records user-system information. For these reasons, Tigers Deals is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.

   
Suspicious Ransomware Activity Scam

Suspicious Ransomware Activity removal instructions

What is Suspicious Ransomware Activity?

"Suspicious Ransomware Activity" is a fake pop-up error displayed by a malicious website. Users often visit this website inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). These rogue programs infiltrate systems without consent (the "bundling" method). In addition, they deliver intrusive online advertisements and continually gather various user-system information.

   
Startsearch.co Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to startsearch.co?

What is startsearch.co?

startsearch.co is presented as a 'high-experience' Internet search engine that supposedly generates improved results and, therefore, enhances the browsing experience. Judging on appearance alone, startsearch.co barely differs from legitimate search engines such as Google, Bing or Yahoo. Therefore, many users believe that startsearch.co is also legitimate and useful. In fact, it records user-system information relating to browsing activity. In addition, developers promote this site by employing rogue download/installation set-ups that modify browser settings without permission.

   
Search.superspeedtester.com Redirect

Search.superspeedtester.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.superspeedtester.com?

Super Speed Tester is a rogue application that supposedly allows users to test and improve Internet performance. On initial inspection, Super Speed Tester 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) stealth installation without consent; 2) modification of web browser settings, and; 3) tracking of users' Internet browsing activity.

   
EncrypTile Ransomware

EncrypTile ransomware removal instructions

What is EncrypTile?

EncrypTile is ransomware-type malware that encrypts files using AES and RSA cryptography. This virus appends the "EncrypTile" string to the name of each encrypted file. For example, "sample.jpg" becomes "sample.jpgEncrypTile". Following successful encryption, EncrypTile creates four files ("Decrypt_[victim's_id].txt", "Decrypt_[victim's_id].html", "Decrypt_[victim's_id].bmp", and "How to buy bitcoin_[victim's_id].txt"), places them on the desktop, and changes the desktop wallpaper. EncrypTile then opens a pop-up window that locks the computer screen.

   
Enjey Crypter Ransomware

Enjey Crypter ransomware removal instructions

What is Enjey Crypter?

Enjey Crypter is a ransomware-type virus discovered by MalwareHunterTeam. This malware is related to the Fs0ci3ty and RemindMe viruses. Once infiltrated, Enjey Crypter encrypts files and appends the ".encrypted.contact_here_me@india.com.enjey" extension to the name of each encrypted file. For instance, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.encrypted.contact_here_me@india.com.enjey". Following successful encryption, Enjey Crypter creates a text file ("README_DECRYPT.txt"), placing it on the desktop. Updated variants of this ransomware append .encrypted.decrypter_here@freemail.hu.enjey to encrypted files and use HOW_YOU_CAN_DECRYPT_YOUR_FILES.TxT file for ransom demanding message.

   
Error Virus - Trojan Backdoor Hijack Scam

Error Virus - Trojan Backdoor Hijack removal instructions

What is Error Virus - Trojan Backdoor Hijack?

"Error Virus - Trojan Backdoor Hijack" 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). In addition, adware continually delivers intrusive online advertisements and tracks Internet browsing activity by gathering user-system information.

   
Exactsearch.org Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to exactsearch.org?

What is exactsearch.org?

exactsearch.org is presented as an Internet search engine that generates improved results and, therefore, enhances the browsing experience. On initial inspection, exactsearch.org may appear legitimate and useful, however, this site gathers various information relating to users' browsing activity. In addition, developers promote it via rogue download/installation set-ups that modify browser settings without consent.

   

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