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RYK Ransomware

RYK ransomware removal instructions

What is RYK?

There are many ransomware-type computer infections available online, including RYK, which was discovered by MalwareHunterTeam. This is a new variant of RYUK Ransomware. RYK encrypts data using a cryptography algorithm, thereby rendering files stored on a computer unusable. It appends the ".RYK" extension to each encrypted file, thus renaming all affected files. For example, "1.jpg" becomes "1.jpg.RYK". RYK also places a "RyukReadMe.txt" text file (ransom-demand message) in every folder that contains encrypted files.

   
Click-on-this.today POP-UP Redirect

Click-on-this.today redirect removal instructions

What is click-on-this.today?

The internet is full of rogue websites such as click-on-this.today, most of which are very similar. Some other examples include spirationsstrated.club, clicktated.com, and hesthenhepattont.club. The click-on-this.today site redirects visitors to other deceptive or untrustworthy websites. Most users do not visit these sites intentionally - they are redirected to them by potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) installed on the system. Generally, PUAs are installed without direct user permission. When installed, they force users to visit untrustworthy sites, deploy intrusive advertisements, and collect browsing-related data.

   
Wе Arе Nоt Going To Steal A Lot Of Time Email Scam

"Wе аrе nоt going to steal а lot оf time" removal guide

What is "Wе аrе nоt going to steal а lot оf time"?

"Wе аrе nоt going to steal а lot оf time" is a typical scam proliferated by sending many threatening emails. Scammers use the emails to trick people into paying to prevent compromising material (in this case a video) being distributed. The video does not actually exist. Note that there are many similar scam campaigns, and they should never be trusted. If you receive the "Wе аrе nоt going to steal а lot оf time" email, the best option is to simply ignore it.

   
Hello Perv Email Scam

t"Hello Perv" removal guide

What is "Hello Perv"?

"Hello Perv" is one of many scam campaigns presented as a threatening, ransom demand email. In this case, cyber criminals attempt to trick people (email recipients) into believing that they have obtained compromising videos and will proliferate them unless their demands are met. There is nothing to worry about, since all statements made by the "Hello Perv" scam are false. The best option is to ignore the statements and delete this email.

   
Pdff Ransomware

Pdff ransomware removal instructions

What is Pdff?

Pdff is high-risk ransomware-type virus discovered by Michael Gillespie. Immediately after infiltration, this malware encrypts most stored data and appends filenames with the ".pdff" extension. For instance, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.pdff". Pdff then generates a text file ("_openme.txt"), which contains a ransom-demand message. The file is placed in each existing folder. During encryption, Pdff displays a fake Windows Update pop-up and runs a number of processes under different names.

   
Cashplus Email Scam

"Cashplus Email Scam" removal guide

What is "Cashplus Email Scam"?

"Cashplus Email Scam" is used to steal Cashplus account details (logins and passwords). This email is sent to many people in the hope that some will fall for the scam and provide their details. We strongly recommend that you ignore this email. Do not click the presented website link or provide the required details. This is just one of many such scams and should not be trusted.

   
Search.hfasttrackerpackage.net Redirect

Search.hfasttrackerpackage.net redirect removal instructions

What is search.hfasttrackerpackage.net?

search.hfasttrackerpackage.net is one of many fake search engines available on the internet. This site is usually promoted by a potentially unwanted application (PUA), a browser hijacker called Fast Package Tracker. According to developers, it provides quick access to package tracking services and direct access to web browsers. In fact, most users install browser-hijacker apps unintentionally. Once installed, they modify browser settings and collect data relating to browsing habits.

   
XARCryptor Ransomware

XARCryptor ransomware removal instructions

What is XARCryptor?

Discovered by S!Ri, XARCryptor is categorized as a ransomware-type malicious program and is a new variant of Garrantydecrypt. This computer infection is designed to block access to data by encryption. To decrypt their files, XARCryptor's victims are encouraged to pay a ransom (in effect, by purchasing a decryption tool/key). XARCryptor renames each encrypted file by adding the ".odin" extension. For example, "1.jpg" becomes "1.jpg.odin". It also creates a ransom message within a text file called "#RECOVERY_FILES#.txt", which can be found in each folder that contains encrypted data.

   
Finished Applying Browser Update POP-UP Redirect (Mac)

How to remove Finished Applying Browser Update from Mac?

What is Finished Applying Browser Update?

"Finished Applying Browser Update" is a pop-up window informing users that a browser update was completed. Note that the information provided is false. This pop-up is displayed only on Safari web browsers. Once the "Close" button is clicked, the browser crashes and all opened tabs are closed. Reopening the browser results in a redirect to the Safe Finder fake search engine.

   
SpecialSearchOption Browser Hijacker

Search.ssoextension.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.ssoextension.com?

search.ssoextension.com is a fake search engine that is promoted through the SpecialSearchOption application (also known as SSOption). According to its developers, this app provides a more enjoyable browsing experience, however, SpecialSearchOption is categorized as a potentially unwanted application (PUA), a browser hijacker. It modifies browser settings and records browsing-related information and might also feed users with intrusive ads.

   

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