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Pttsite.com POP-UP Redirect

pttsite.com redirect removal instructions

What is pttsite.com?

pttsite.com is a deceptive website similar to bestadbid.com, dealclicks.us, goldoffer.online, and many others. It redirects users to various potentially malicious websites. Research shows that users typically visit pttsite.com inadvertently - they are redirected by potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) or intrusive advertisements displayed by other malicious sites. In addition, PUPs often infiltrate systems without consent and, as well as causing redirects, deliver intrusive advertisements and gather sensitive data.

   
Search.searchrs.com Redirect

Search.searchrs.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.searchrs.com?

Recipe Star is a rogue application that supposedly provides access to thousands of food recipes. Initially, this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, this rogue program often infiltrates systems without permission. Furthermore, it promotes a fake web search engine (search.searchrs.com) and collects various sensitive data. For these reasons, Recipe Star is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker.

   
Search.searchfaa2.com Redirect

Search.searchfaa2.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.searchfaa2.com?

Developers state that the Faster Account Access application allows users to access their emails. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, Faster Account Access is categorized as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) stealth installation without users' consent; 2) modification of web browser settings, and; 3) tracking of sensitive data.

   
Mia Khalifa Game Spyware

Mia Khalifa Game removal instructions

What is Mia Khalifa Game?

Developers present Mia Khalifa Game (also known as Virtual Girlfriend) as a virtual adult dating game. It is named after American adult actress, Mia Khalifa. This 'game' may seem legitimate, however, Mia Khalifa Game is a virus that belongs to the Maikspy spyware family. In fact, this rogue software steals various data from users' computers. Research shows that Mia Khalifa Game targets Windows and Android users. The spyware behavior differs slightly depending on the operating system used.

   
Search.searchsresults.com Redirect

Search.searchsresults.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.searchsresults.com?

search.searchsresults.com is another fake web search engine similar to searchytdau.com, my-search.com, srcbar.com, and many others. By offering improved results, search.searchsresults.com attempts to give the impression of legitimacy, however, developers promote this site using browser-hijacking download/installation set-ups that modify browser options without permission. The search.searchsresults.com site records various information relating to web browsing activity.

   
Search.hgomapsandirections.com Redirect

Search.hgomapsandirections.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.hgomapsandirections.com?

Go Maps and Directions is a rogue application that supposedly provides GPS-related functionality. Initially, Go Maps and Directions may seem legitimate and useful, however, it is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker. The main reasons for these negative associations are installation without consent, promotion of a fake search engine, and tracking of browsing activity.

   
Searchytdau.com Redirect

Searchytdau.com redirect removal instructions

What is searchytdau.com?

searchytdau.com is another fake web search engine that supposedly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved results and providing quick access to various popular websites (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, etc.) Its appearance barely differs from Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other legitimate Internet search engines. Therefore, many users believe that searchytdau.com is also legitimate and useful. Be aware, however, that developers promote this site using browser-hijacking download/installation set-ups that modify browser options without permission. In addition, searchytdau.com continually monitors browsing activity by gathering user-system information.

   
RansomAES Ransomware

RansomAES ransomware removal instructions

What is RansomAES?

First discovered by MalwareHunterTeam, RansomAES is a new ransomware-type virus similar to Satyr. Once infiltrated, RansomAES encrypts most stored files and appends filenames with the ".RansomAES" extension. For instance, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.RansomAES". Compromised data immediately becomes unusable. After successfully encrypting data, RansomAES opens a pop-up window and generates a text file ("READ ME.txt"), placing a copy in each existing folder.

   
RSAUtil Ransomware

RSAUtil ransomware removal instructions

What is RSAUtil?

RSAUtil is a ransomware-type virus discovered by malware security researcher, xXToffeeXx. This malware is written in the Delphi programming language. Once infiltrated, RSAUtil encrypts various files and appends the ".helppme@india.com.ID[8_random_digits]" extension to the name of each compromised file (for example, "sample.jpg" might be renamed to "sample.jpg.helppme@india.com.ID[55934871]"). Updated variants of this ransomware use .ID<victim's_ID>.GORILLA and .ID<victim's_ID>.VENDETTA extensions for encrypted files. Following successful encryption, RSAUtil changes the desktop wallpaper, opens a pop-up window, and creates a text file ("How_return_files.txt"), placing it in each folder containing encrypted files. All three contain ransom-demand messages.

   
Search.searchjsmmbn.com Redirect

Search.searchjsmmbn.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.searchjsmmbn.com?

Watch News Live is a rogue application identical to Fast Recipe Finder, Your PDFs Converter Now, Easy To Find Forms, and many others. By offering functionality that allows users to watch various news channels via the Internet, Watch News Live attempts to give the impression of legitimacy. In fact, 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) promotion of a fake search engine, and; 3) information tracking.

   

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