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Mysearches.co Redirect (Mac)

How to remove mysearches.co browser hijacker from Mac?

What is mysearches.co?

mysearches.co is one of many search engines that is promoted by offering faster searches, improved results, quick access to popular websites, and so on. In fact, it is categorized as a fake search engine, since developers promote it using rogue downloaders/installers that hijack browsers and modify settings. Furthermore, as with most search engines of this type, mysearches.co gathers browsing-related data.

   
Seon Ransomware

Seon ransomware removal instructions

What is Seon?

Seon is malicious software categorized as ransomware and designed to block access to data (via encryption) until a ransom is paid. This computer infection was discovered by Anti-malware vigilante. Seon renames each encrypted file by adding the ".FIXT" extension. For example, "1.jpg" becomes "1.jpg.FIXT", and so on. It also displays two ransom messages: one in a pop-up window, the other within a text file called "YOUR_FILES_ARE_ENCRYPTED.TXT".

   
Clicktated.com POP-UP Redirect

Clicktated.com redirect removal instructions

What is clicktated.com?

clicktated.com is a rogue site similar to replyalert.net, 1fuzz.com, hesthenhepattont.club, and many others. It redirects users to various other dubious websites and displays deceptive content. Research shows that visitors often arrive at clicktated.com inadvertently - they are redirected by potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) or intrusive ads displayed on other rogue sites. PUAs usually infiltrate systems without users’ permission, deliver intrusive advertisements, and gather private information.

   
I Sent You An Email From Your Account Email Scam

"I sent you an email from your account" removal guide

What is "I sent you an email from your account"?

"I sent you an email from your account" is a spam email campaign (scam) used by cyber criminals who threaten to proliferate compromising/humiliating videos of recipients if their ransom demands are not met. This is a common scam, and one of many similar versions. If you receive this email, simply ignore it and do not believe any of the statements within the message. The email is proliferated via an "email spoofing" method used to falsify the sender's email address. In this way, scammers behind this email make it seem as if the recipient of the email is also the sender.

   
Rackspace Email Scam

"Rackspace Email Scam" removal guide

What is "Rackspace Email Scam"?

Rackspace is a legitimate cloud computing company, however, some cyber criminals proliferate a spam email campaign using an identical name (so, the scam is also called "Rackspace"). The main purpose of this scam is to trick people into visiting a fake website where they are asked to enter their login and password details. Providing these details allows cyber criminals to steal them. Do not fall for the "Rackspace" scam - simply ignore the email and avoid the fake website.

   
Replyalert.net POP-UP Redirect

Speed-open2-com.replyalert.net redirect removal instructions

What is speed-open2-com.replyalert.net?

There are many rogue websites on the internet, including speed-open2-com.replyalert.net, which is very similar to many other websites of this type such as hesthenhepattont.club, click.newsfeed.support, and 1fuzz.com. The speed-open2-com.replyalert.net site redirects to other untrustworthy and deceptive websites. Typically, visitors arrive at this website unintentionally - potentially unwanted apps (PUAs) force redirects to it. PUAs cause unwanted redirects, record data relating to browsing activity, and deploy intrusive ads. These apps are categorized as 'potentially unwanted', since most people install them inadvertently.

   
ByteFence Unwanted Application (Mac)

How to remove "ByteFence" from Mac?

What is "ByteFence"?

The ByteFence application supposedly prevents various unwanted applications from being installed. Ironically, ByteFence is a potentially unwanted application (PUA) that many users install inadvertently - they are tricked into installing this dubious software. PUAs are usually promoted using the "bundling" method. At time of research, the PDF Mac Master's installer was one of a number of tools used to spread ByteFence.

   
Google Winner Email Scam

"Google winner email scam" removal guide

What is "Google winner email scam"?

The "Google winner" scam is distributed using a spam email campaign that tricks people into believing that they have won £950,000.00. In fact, this particular email steals private information by leading users to websites where they are asked to enter login details, passwords, etc. These emails are often used to distribute malicious programs. Therefore, do not trust "Google winner" and other similar scams - ignore them.

   
Adobe Ransomware

Adobe ransomware removal instructions

What is Adobe?

Adobe is a high-risk virus that is categorized as ransomware. This virus belongs to the Dharma ransomware family and it was first discovered by S!Ri. Adobe's developers (cyber criminals) use it to corrupt systems by encrypting files (making them unusable). Once the system is infiltrated, Adobe ransomware displays a ransom demand message (pop-up window), creates a "FILES ENCRYPTED.txt" text file, and renames each encrypted file by adding the ".adobe" extension plus a unique ID and an email address. For example, "1.jpg" file is renamed to "1.jpg.id-1E857D00.[stopencrypt@qq.com].adobe", and so on. Adobe can be found and identified in Task Manager as "BulkFileChanger (32bit)". Other variants of this ransomware use ".[abibo@protonmail.com].adobe", ".[mercarinotitia@qq.com].adobe", ".[manpecamet1974@aol.com].adobe", ".[kush888@cock.li].adobe", ".[ovro@tuta.io].adobe" and ".[avflantuheems1984@aol.com].adobe"  extensions for encrypted files.

   
Outriger Email Virus

"Outriger Email Virus" removal guide

What is "Outriger Email Virus"?

"Outriger Email Virus" is one of many spam campaigns used by scammers who send emails containing malicious attachments, or web links leading to them. In this case, cyber criminals proliferate an archive file (ZIP), which contains a malicious program called Adwind. The main purpose of this email scam is to trick users into downloading and installing the virus. We strongly advise that you ignore this and other similar emails (do not open the attachments or web links).

   

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