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Ox4444 Ransomware

Ox4444 ransomware removal instructions

What is Ox4444?

Ox4444 is a high-risk virus that is categorized as ransomware. It is a new variant of a high-risk malware called GlobeImposter. Once a computer gets infected with Ox4444, this virus encrypts all (or most) files and makes them unusable. Ox4444 adds the ".Ox4444" extension to every encrypted file. In other words, it renames every encrypted. For example: "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.Ox4444" and so on. Ox4444 ransomware also puts a "HOW_TO_BACK_FILES.txt" text file in folders that contain encrypted files.

   
Search.hweathernation.co Redirect

Search.hweathernation.co redirect removal instructions

What is search.hweathernation.co?

There are many various fake search engines and search.hweathernation.co is one of them. According to its developers, it gives users access to weather forecast websites. This fake search engine may seem legitimate and useful at first, however, its developers promote it using a browser hijacker called Weather Nation. Most browser hijackers are categorized as potentially unwanted applications and Weather Nation is not an exception. That is because most of the times Weather Nation gets installed without permission. Besides, both unwanted application and search.hweathernation.co are designed to gather data related to user's browsing activity.

   
Pushthenme.info POP-UP Redirect

Pushthenme.info redirect removal instructions

What is pushthenme.info?

pushthenme.info is one of many rogue websites designed to cause redirect to other questionable sites. It is almost identical to ukcontentdelivery.info, click.dialog.support, whateveryf.info, ariocroft.com, and dozens of other rogue websites. Research results show that vast majority of users visit pushthenme.info inadvertently - they're redirected by potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) and/or intrusive advertisements. Potentially unwanted applications typically infiltrate the system without permission. Aside from causing redirects, these apps also deliver intrusive advertisements and monitor user's web browsing activity.

   
Dharma-tron Ransomware

Dharma-tron ransomware removal instructions

What is Dharma-tron?

Dharma-tron is a ransomware-type virus, a high-risk virus that belongs to the/is a variant of Dharma ransomware family. Dharma-tron was discovered by Michael Gillespie. When a computer is infected with this virus, most (or all) user's files become unusable. Dharma-tron encrypts the files and renames them by adding a ".tron" extension with an ID and email at the end of the filename. For example, if the file before encryption was named "1.jpg", then after encryption it will be renamed to "1.jpg.id-1E857D00.[xtron@cock.li].tron". This virus also creates a "FILES ENCRYPTED.txt" text file that contains information about how to contact cyber criminals (Dharma-tron developers) and displays a pop-up window with more details.

   
Ukcontentdelivery.info POP-UP Redirect

Ukcontentdelivery.info redirect removal instructions

What is ukcontentdelivery.info?

Ukcontentdelivery.info is one of the many rogue websites (very similar to click.dialog.support, whateveryf.info, persubscribe.com and many more) which is designed to lead its visitors to untrustworthy websites. Typically, people do not visit this website willingly - they are forced to. Most of the times it's potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) or intrusive ads that redirect users to ukcontentdelivery.info. These unwanted apps often infiltrate computers without user's permission. Besides, these apps are designed to deliver intrusive ads and collect data related to user's browsing habits too.

   
YuALook Ransomware

YuALook ransomware removal instructions

What is YuALook?

YuALook is a high-risk ransomware developed to encrypts victim's files. A malware researcher S!Ri was the first to discover this virus. After successful infiltration, YuALook encrypts most of stored data. If that wasn't enough, YuALook renames each file using "[random_string].Welcome!" pattern. For instance, "sample.jpg" would be renamed to something like "^SMBdtB.Welcome!". Encrypted data instantly becomes unusable and indistinguishable. Yet encryption is not the only feature of this malware - YuALook is also designed to generate a text file ("D_E_C_R_Y_P_T.txt") and drop it's copy in every existing folder.

   
Your Mojave Is Infected With (3) Viruses! POP-UP Scam (Mac)

How to remove "Your Mojave Is Infected With (3) Viruses!" from Mac?

What is "Your Mojave Is Infected With (3) Viruses!"?

"Your Mojave Is Infected With (3) Viruses!" is a fake virus alert message. Such fake messages usually are displayed on deceptive and untrustworthy websites. In most cases users are forced to visit these websites by potentially unwanted applications (PUAs). PUAs are applications that not only cause redirects to untrustworthy websites, but deliver intrusive ads and record personal information too. As a rule, users install these unwanted apps inadvertently.

   
Your OS High Sierra Is Infected With (3) Viruses! POP-UP Scam (Mac)

How to remove "Your OS High Sierra Is Infected With (3) Viruses!" from Mac?

What is "Your OS High Sierra Is Infected With (3) Viruses!"?

Fake virus alert messages like "Your OS High Sierra Is Infected With (3) Viruses!" usually appear only in untrustworthy, deceptive websites. Most users end up on these websites unintentionally - they are being redirected by potentially unwanted applications (PUAs). Typically, such apps infiltrate the system without user's consent. Once installed, such unwanted apps cause redirects to untrustworthy websites (like the one that displays the "Your OS High Sierra Is Infected With (3) Viruses!" fake message). PUAs deliver ads and collect various data as well.

   
Search.hcrimereport.co Redirect

Search.hcrimereport.co redirect removal instructions

What is search.hcrimereport.co?

Search.hcrimereport.co developers promote this fake search engine as a search engine that provides users with a quick access to useful content from various report providers. However, search.hcrimereport.co is promoted using a Crime Report browser hijacker which is also categorized as potentially unwanted application (PUA). Typically, users install browser hijackers like Crime Report unintentionally. Moreover, it is known that both search.hcrimereport.co and Crime Report unwanted app are designed to record information related to user's browsing activity.

   
Kraken Cryptor v2.2 Ransomware

Kraken Cryptor v2.2 ransomware removal instructions

What is Kraken Cryptor v2.2?

Kraken Cryptor v2.2 is a new variant of a high-risk ransomware called Kraken Cryptor. Malware security researcher Marcelo Rivero was the first to discover this virus. After successful infiltration, Kraken Cryptor v2.2 encrypts most of stored data. In addition, Kraken Cryptor v2.2 renames all compromised files using "[random_string].[random_extension]" pattern. For example, "1.jpg" would be renamed to something gibberish like "VxYOJEXNQKBEjYOM.HGVJS". Encrypted data instantly becomes unusable and indistinguishable. Following successful encryption, Kraken Cryptor v2.2 changes victim's desktop wallpaper and generates a text file ("Instructions-[random].txt"), dropping it's copy in every existing folder.

   

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