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Searchencrypt.com Redirect

Searchencrypt.com redirect removal instructions

What is searchencrypt.com?

searchencrypt.com is presented as an Internet search engine that generates improved search results, thereby enhancing the browsing experience. Judging on appearance alone, this site barely differs from Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other reputable search engines. Therefore, many users believe that searchencrypt.com is also legitimate and useful. In fact, this website is promoted via rogue downloaders/installers that modify browser settings without consent. In addition, searchencrypt.com continually monitors web browsing activity by recording various user-system information.

   
Malicious Pornographic Spyware/Riskware Detected Scam

Malicious Pornographic Spyware/Riskware Detected removal instructions

What is Malicious Pornographic Spyware/Riskware Detected?

"Malicious Pornographic Spyware/Riskware Detected" is a deceptive pop-up error message displayed by a malicious website that developers often visit inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). These applications are distributed using the "bundling" method and infiltrate systems without consent. As well as causing unwanted redirects, PUPs also deliver intrusive online advertisements and continually record various user-system information relating to Internet browsing activity.

   
Troldesh (.xtbl) Ransomware [Updated]

Troldesh ransomware removal instructions

What is Troldesh?

Troldesh is a family of ransomware-type viruses. Malware from this family is created using a 'development kit', which various affiliates utilize with their payment email addresses, and then distribute to infect as many computers as possible. After system infiltration, these viruses encrypt victims' files using an asymmetric encryption algorithm (for example, RSA-2048) and modify the filenames. For instance, if the original file copy was named filesample.jpg, it would be renamed to filesample.jpg.[VICTIM'S ID].[DEVELOPERS' EMAIL].xtbl. Never variants of this ransomware use .dexter extension for encrypted files. These viruses also change the desktop wallpaper and create a number of text files (named, for example, How to decrypt your files.txt), placing them in each folder containing the encrypted files.

   
Net Wiz Adware

Net Wiz removal instructions

What is Net Wiz?

Net Wiz is a rogue application that falsely claims to save time and money by delivering coupons and providing notifications of special deals/discounts available on various online shops. This functionality might appear legitimate and useful, however, Net Wiz often infiltrates systems without consent. Furthermore, this application delivers intrusive online advertisements and continually monitors users' Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, Net Wiz is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.

   
MOLE Ransomware

MOLE ransomware removal instructions

What is MOLE?

MOLE is a ransomware-type virus discovered by malware security researcher, Brad Duncan. This virus is distributed via spam emails - fake USPS delivery notices (for example, "Please recheck your delivery address", "We have delivery problems with your parcel", "Our USPS courier can not contact you parcel", etc.) The email message contains a link to a leading to a fake "Word Online" website containing an error message stating that a document cannot be opened and, therefore, victims must download a plug-in (which is actually malware).

   
Enter A Product Key Scam

Enter a product key virus removal guide

What is Enter a product key?

"Enter a product key" is a false error stating that the Windows copy is not activated. The user is asked to enter a genuine Windows activation key or call "Customer Support" via a telephone number provided (+1-888-414-4284). Unlike other similar fake error messages, this particular one also delivers an expiration message via the computer speakers - when the user clicks on the error screen, a "Please Activate Your Windows Call To Us On 1884144284" message is played. Be aware, however, that entering a valid key will not work. This error is a scam - developers merely attempt to trick users into calling the number. Furthermore, this scam error configures itself to run on Windows startup and is often promoted using adware-type applications (via the bundling method).

   
Crysis Ransomware [Updated]

Crysis virus removal instructions

What is crysis?

Crysis is ransomware-type malware mostly proliferated using deceptive e-mail messages containing infectious attachments and fake software updates (Java, Flash player, etc.) After successful system infiltration, virus-encoder encrypts files stored computers, and depending on the variant, adds .onion, .{mailrepa.lotos@aol.com}.CrySiS, .{TREE_OF_LIFE@INDIA.COM}.CrySiS, .CrySis.locked, .kraken, .darkness, .nochance, .oshit, .oplata@qq_com, .relock@qq_com, .crypto, .helpdecrypt@ukr.net, .pizda@qq_com, .dyatel@qq_com, _ryp, .nalog@qq_com, .chifrator@qq_com, .gruzin@qq_com, .troyancoder@qq_com, .encrytped, .cry, .AES256, .enc or .hb15 extension. Furthermore, this malware generates a unique user ID with '[email protected]' appended to each encrypted file name (for instance, if the unique ID is 6843158791, the file name of 'pcrisk.jpg' will be changed to '[email protected]'). Note that the desktop wallpaper of the infected system is changed to an image containing payment instructions.

Update 14 November, 2016 - Master keys of the Crysis ransomware have been published. Security experts have developed a decrypter for this ransomware. Victims of this ransomware should not pay the ransom and decrypt their files for free. You can download Kaspersky's Rakhni Decrypter HERE.

   
.Fun (Jigsaw) Ransomware

.Fun ransomware removal instructions

What is .Fun?

.Fun is ransomware that uses the AES algorithm to encrypt various files stored on computers. Targeted files include .jpg, .docx, .mp3, .mp4, and many others. Depending on the ransomware version, one of the following file extensions is added: .Contact_TarineOZA@Gmail.com, .getrekt, .lckd, .crypte, .I'WANT MONEY, .nemo-hacks.at.sigaint.org, .jey, .gefickt, .uk-dealer@sigaint.org, .paytounlock, .hush, .locked, .payrmts, .afd, .paybtcs, .fun, .kkk, .gws, or .btc. After encryption, this ransomware displays a window with a message listing the encrypted files and stating that victims can only restore them by paying a ransom. In addition, every sixty minutes, .Fun deletes a certain number of files, thus, putting victims under pressure to pay, since delays result in permanent deletion of more files.

   
Searchdimension.com Redirect

Searchdimension.com redirect removal instructions

What is searchdimension.com?

Developers present searchdimension.com as an Internet search engine that enhances the Internet browsing experience by generating improved search results. Therefore, many users believe that searchdimension.com is legitimate and useful, however, developers promote this website by employing rogue download/installation set-ups designed to hijack web browser settings and modify options without consent. Furthermore, searchdimension.com continually records various information relating to Internet browsing activity.

   
CreateDocsOnline Toolbar

Hp.myway.com redirect removal instructions

What is hp.myway.com?

CreateDocsOnline is a rogue application that supposedly provides MS Office features via a web browser. Judging on appearance alone, CreateDocsOnline might appear legitimate and useful, however, this app usually infiltrates systems without permission. Furthermore, it modifies web browser settings and continually tracks users' Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, CreateDocsOnline is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker.

   

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