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Searchguru.online Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to searchguru.online?

What is searchguru.online?

Developers present searchguru.online as a legitimate Internet search engine that generates improved search results, thereby enhancing the Internet browsing experience. On initial inspection, searchguru.online may seem very similar to Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other legitimate search engines. Therefore, many users believe that searchguru.online is also legitimate. In fact, this site is promoted via deceptive software download/installation set-ups that hijack web browsers and modify various options without users' consent. In addition, searchguru.online continually monitors users' Internet browsing activity.

   
NMoreira Ransomware

NMoreira ransomware removal instructions

What is NMoreira?

NMoreira is a ransomware-type virus identical to AiraCrop and related to Team XRat. This ransomware infiltrates the system and encrypts files using asymmetric cryptography. During encryption, NMoreira appends names of encrypted files with the ".maktub" extension (this is unrelated to Maktub ransomware). Following successful encryption, NMoreira creates a text file ("Recupere seus arquivos. Leia-me!.txt") and places it on the desktop. The file contains a ransom-demand message.

   
Sstartbest.ru Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to sstartbest.ru?

What is sstartbest.ru?

sstartbest.ru is a fake Internet search engine identical to search4tops.com, bestsearchs.com, chromepage1.ru, and many others. Judging on appearance alone, sstartbest.ru may seem very similar to Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other legitimate search engines. Therefore, users often believe that sstartbest.ru is also legitimate. In fact, developers promote it via deceptive software download/installation set-ups designed to modify web browser settings without users' consent. Furthermore, this site continually records information relating to Internet browsing activity.

   
This User Is Disabled Scam

"This User Is Disabled" virus removal guide

What is "This User Is Disabled"?

"This User Is Disabled" is a fake error displayed by an adware-type application called Power Cam. It was first discovered by Lawrence Abrams. This adware infiltrates the system during installation of other (often free) software. Following successful infiltration, Power Cam locks the computer screen and displays an error message. Research shows that adware-type applications are also likely to gather information relating to users' Internet browsing activity and display intrusive online advertisements.

   
Windows Session Console Weather Adware

Windows Session Console Weather removal instructions

What is Windows Session Console Weather?

Windows Session Console Weather is a deceptive application designed by SoftMedia and related to Linkury (a company responsible for the development of SafeFinder browser hijacker). This app infiltrates systems during installation of other (often free) software. Furthermore, Windows Session Console Weather continually delivers intrusive online advertisements and gathers various information relating to users' Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, Windows Session Console Weather is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

   
Searchprivacy.co Redirect

Searchprivacy.co redirect removal instructions

What is searchprivacy.co?

Developers present searchprivacy.co as a legitimate Internet search engine that generates improved search results and protects users' privacy. Initially, this functionality may appear legitimate and useful, however, developers promote searchprivacy.co via deceptive software download/installation set-ups designed to modify browser options without consent. In addition, searchprivacy.co continually monitors users' Internet browsing activity.

   
You Have A ZEUS Virus Scam

You have a ZEUS virus removal instructions

What is You have a ZEUS virus?

"You have a ZEUS virus" is a fake error message displayed by a rogue website. It is very similar to Hacking Alert, Cyber Security Warning, Hard Disk Failure, and a number of other fake error messages. Users are redirected to this site by a number of potentially unwanted adware-type programs (PUPs). These programs infiltrate the system during installation of regular apps. Following infiltration, adware-type apps deliver intrusive online advertisements, monitor users' web browsing activity and, in this case, cause unwanted browser redirects.

   
Search.safefinderformac.com Redirect (Mac)

How to remove search.safefinderformac.com browser hijacker from Mac?

What is search.safefinderformac.com?

search.safefinderformac.com is a fake Internet search engine similar to search.safefinder.com and isearch.safefinder.net. By offering improved search results, search.safefinderformac.com attempts to give the impression of legitimacy, however, this site is promoted via deceptive application downloaders/installers designed to modify web browser options without users' consent. Furthermore, search.safefinderformac.com gathers various data relating to the web browsing activity.

   
Search.playsearchnow.com Redirect (Mac)

How to remove search.playsearchnow.com browser hijacker from Mac?

What is search.playsearchnow.com?

Developers present search.playsearchnow.com as a legitimate Internet search engine that significantly enhances the Internet browsing experience by generating improved search results. These claims often trick users into believing that search.playsearchnow.com is legitimate and useful, however, this site is promoted using deceptive software downloaders/installers that hijack web browsers and stealthily modify various options. Furthermore, search.playsearchnow.com continually tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Vindows Ransomware

Vindows ransomware removal instructions

What is Vindows?

Vindows is file-encryption ransomware discovered by Jakub Kroustek. Following infiltration, this malware encrypts various stored files and appends filenames with the ".vindows" extension (for instance, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.vindows"). Vindows then opens a pop-up window containing a ransom-demand message.

   

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