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Sorryforthis Ransomware

Sorryforthis ransomware removal instructions

What is Sorryforthis?

Sorryforthis ransomware is a malicious software that encrypts files with AES-256 encryption algorithm. In order to decrypt their files victims have to purchase a decryption key from cyber criminals who created Sorryforthis. This ransomware changes extension of every encrypted file to ".sorryforthis", for example, it renames "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.sorryforthis", and so on. It also displays a pop-up window which contains instructions on how to purchase a decryption key.

Sanders4 Ransomware

Sanders4 ransomware removal instructions

What is Sanders4?

Discovered by the GrujaRS, Sanders4 is a a piece of malicious software, identical to Erenahen ransomware. It is designed to encrypt files and demand a ransom (i.e. payment for the decryption tool/software). As this malware encrypts data, all files are retitled with the ".sanders4" extension. Therefore, a file named something similar to "1.jpg" would appear as "1.jpg.sanders4", and so on. After this process is complete, an html file - "How_to_open_files.html" is created on the desktop.

ERROR 0xC004FC03 POP-UP Scam

"ERROR 0xC004FC03" removal instructions

What is "ERROR 0xC004FC03"?

ERROR 0xC004FC03 is the name of an error, supposedly caused by a virus. This error is detected by deceptive/scam websites. It is used to scare users into calling a fraudulent Microsoft technical support line and consequently trick them into paying for fake services. There is a genuine "ERROR 0xC004FC03" error code, which is displayed when the Window OS (Operating System) fails activation; however, the warnings of it found on webpages are not related to the actual error. It must be emphasized that no site is capable of detecting issues/threats on devices; any that claim to do so cannot be trusted. Usually, such rogue websites are opened by PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications), already present on the device. Users should note that these applications do not need explicit permission to infiltrate systems. PUAs are designed to generate redirects to untrustworthy and malicious webpages, run intrusive advertisement campaigns and spy on users' browsing activity. Ads

Notification-list[.]com redirect removal instructions

What is notification-list[.]com?

Notification-list[.]com is one of the many rogue websites that are designed to force their visitors to visit other shady pages or display some questionable content. More examples of websites of this kind are tencecatche[.]info, robotornotchecks[.]online and zwenews[.]biz. Typically, browsers open such pages because some potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) that are installed on them make them to. In other words, people usually do not open websites like notification-list[.]com by themselves. It is known that most PUAs are designed to display various advertisements and gather information about their users too. Ads

System-sms[.]com redirect removal instructions

What is system-sms[.]com?

Similar to and thousands of others, system-sms[.]com is a rogue site. It is designed to present users with dubious content and cause redirects to various untrustworthy and malicious webpages. Most visitors to system-sms[.]com enter it unintentionally, they get redirected by intrusive adverts or by PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications), already present on the system. Users should note that these apps do not need express user permission to infiltrate devices. Once successfully installed, they generate redirects, deliver intrusive advertisement campaigns and track data. Ads

Facebook-info[.]com redirect removal instructions

What is facebook-info[.]com?

Facebook-info[.]com is but one of many rogue websites out there. It shares many similarities with and countless others. It operates by presenting visitors with unreliable and potentially harmful content. It also generates redirects to other untrustworthy and malicious sites. Most users enter facebook-info[.]com through redirects caused by intrusive advertisements or by PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications) already present on the device. In other words, access to facebook-info[.]com and webpages akin to it is rarely intentional. Users should note that PUAs do not need explicit user permission to infiltrate systems. These apps are designed to generate redirects, run ad campaigns and track browsing related information. Ads (Mac)

How to stop redirects to carlbendergogo[.]com on Mac?

What is carlbendergogo[.]com?

Carlbendergogo[.]com is an address of a website that should not be visited. If opened, it redirects people to a variety of untrustworthy, deceptive websites. As a rule, people do not open websites like carlbendergogo[.]com on purpose, more often than not they get redirected to them by potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) that are installed on their browsers (and/or operating systems). These apps are often designed to display ads and gather various information too. These apps are called PUAs because most people download and install them unintentionally.

Stydbui POP-UP Scam (Mac)

How to remove "Stydbui" from Mac?

What is "Stydbui"?

Stydbui is a family of scam websites, which operate by deceiving visitors into downloading/installing untrustworthy applications. This variation endorses the Smart Mac Booster PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application). Stydbui warns users of a virus, it has detected on their MacOS (Mac Operating System). However, users must note that no site can find issues/threats on their devices; all such claims are fraudulent and the problems detected - imaginary. Software advertised on these webpages is not to be trusted, as it is highly likely to be illegitimate and nonoperational. Few visitors to Stydbui access it intentionally, most get redirected by PUAs already present on the system.

MetroPremium Adware (Mac)

How to remove MetroPremium from Mac?

What is MetroPremium?

MetroPremium is a software that is categorized as adware. It supposed to make everyday web browsing easier, however, it serves various advertisements and gathers information related to user's web browsing activities. In most cases people download and install apps like MetroPremium inadvertently (unintentionally), for this reason they are classified as potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).

JayTHL Ransomware

JayTHL ransomware removal instructions

What is JayTHL?

Discovered by GrujaRS, JayTHL is a piece of malicious software, classified as ransomware. It derives its name from the malware researcher - JayTHL; it is an attempt of defamation and a personal attack from the developers of this ransomware. It must be emphasized that this researcher is not associated with said ransomware infection, however his work with malware research has made him undesirable to cyber criminals. The JayTHL malignant program is designed to encrypt data and demand a ransom for its decryption. During the encryption process all files are retitled with the ".JayTHL" extension. For example, a file named something like "1.jpg" would appear as "1.jpg.JayTHL", and so forth for all of the affected files. Once this process is complete, many identical text files are created on victim's desktop and in the encrypted folders. Their filenames are variations of "F*ckYouJayTHL_HELP_ENCRYPTED_FILES.TXT" (without the * symbol), differentiated with numbers at the end of the titles (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc.).


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