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Daily Online Manuals Browser Hijacker

Daily Online Manuals browser hijacker removal instructions

What is Daily Online Manuals?

Daily Online Manuals, as its name suggests, supposed to provide various online manuals. However, this app is categorized as a browser hijacker - it is designed to promote an address of a fake search engine (search.dailyonlinemanualstab.com) by changing browser's settings and gather details related to user's browsing habits. It is worth mentioning that browser hijackers are called potentially unwanted applications (PUAs), it is because people usually do not download and install them knowingly (intentionally).

   
Roll Safe Ransomware

Roll Safe ransomware removal instructions

What is Roll Safe?

Roll Safe was discovered by S!Ri. It encrypts and renames victim's files, and displays a ransom note in a pop-up window. Roll Safe renames encrypted files by appending the ".encrypted" extension to their filenames. For instance, it renames a file named "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.encrypted", and so on.

   
Bablo Ransomware

Bablo ransomware removal instructions

What is Bablo?

Part of Phobos malware family, Bablo is a malicious program classified as ransomware. It operates by encrypting data and demanding a ransom to be paid for its decryption. During the encryption process, files are renamed with a unique ID, developers' email address and the ".bablo" extension. For example, a filename like "1.jpg" would appear as something akin to "1.jpg.id[1E857D00-2569].[symetrikk@protonmail.com].bablo", and so forth for all of the affected files. After this process is complete, two files - "info.hta" and "info.txt" - are created on the desktop. Both the HTML application and the text file contain ransom notes.

   
Converter King Browser Hijacker

Converter King browser hijacker removal instructions

What is Converter King?

Converter King is a potentially unwanted application (PUA), a browser hijacker. It supposed to operate as an online a file converter, however, it is designed to promote a fake search engine (search.converterkingtab.com) by changing browser's settings and gather browsing data. It is worth mentioning that in most cases people download and install browser hijackers and other PUAs unknowingly.

   
Cyber Attack From Iran Government Email Scam

"Cyber attack from Iran Government" email removal guide

What is "Cyber attack from Iran Government" email?

Discovered by Michael Gillett, "Cyber attack from Iran Government" is the title of an email scam. It is designed to steal the log-in credentials of users' Microsoft accounts. This phishing scam claims that Microsoft servers have experienced a cybernetic attack, therefore users' accounts have been locked in order to protect their email and data integrity. This fake cyberattack has supposedly originated from Iran, which the designers of this scheme have chosen to due the tensions present between the United States and Iran. "Cyber attack from Iran Government" email scam was devised following warnings issued by the US government, concerning potential cyberattacks from Iran.

   
Snake Ransomware

Snake ransomware removal instructions

What is Snake?

Snake ransomware was discovered by MalwareHunterTeam. Research shows that cyber criminals behind it target business networks. Snake is designed to encrypt files stored on all computers on a network, it encrypts them with AES-256 and RSA-2048 cryptographic algorithms. Also, it creates a ransom note called "Fix-Your-Files.txt". Most ransomware-type programs rename encrypted files by appending some extension to their filenames, however, Snake does not change their names in any way.

   
Turbonews.biz Ads

Turbonews[.]biz redirect removal instructions

What is turbonews[.]biz?

Turbonews[.]biz is a rogue website, similar to toobotnews.biz27news.bizwwserch42.bizgusimp.net and thousands of others. It is designed to present visitors with unreliable/harmful content and/or redirect them to other untrustworthy or malicious pages. Access to turbonews[.]biz and other, similarly dubious webpages is typically gained via redirects caused by intrusive advertisements or by PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications), already present within the system. Users should note that these apps do not need their explicit consent to infiltrate devices. PUAs operate by generating redirects, running intrusive ad campaigns and spying on browsing activity.

   
Vpnshieldplus4.com POP-UP Scam (Mac)

How to remove apps that force browsers to open pages like vpnshieldplus4[.]com?

What is vpnshieldplus4[.]com?

Vpnshieldplus4[.]com is one of the many deceptive websites claiming that visitor's iPhone is infected with viruses. They display fake virus warning/alert and encourage users to download and install some application that supposed to remove detected viruses. Websites like vpnshieldplus4[.]com (and notifications on them) should be ignored, also, it is not recommended to download and install any software that is advertised on them.

   
Theworldofcontents.info POP-UP Scam (Mac)

How to remove redirects to theworldofcontents[.]info from Mac?

What is theworldofcontents[.]info?

Theworldofcontents[.]info is a scam webpage, pushing a fake Flash Player updater. There are several variants of this scam's design/appearance, though the purpose is much the same. The site claims that visitors' Flash Player may be outdated and recommends them to update it. Illegitimate updaters are used to spread a variety of untrustworthy and malicious content. For example, they are employed to proliferate PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications) and even malware (e.g. trojans, ransomware, etc.). Few users access websites like theworldofcontents[.]info intentionally, most get redirected by intrusive advertisements or by PUAs, already installed onto the system.

   
Budscanner.com Ads

Budscanner[.]com redirect removal instructions

What is budscanner[.]com?

Budscanner[.]com is designed to redirect its visitors to a variety of untrustworthy, potentially malicious web pages. Typically, people do not visit websites like budscanner[.]com intentionally. In most cases they end up on them after clicking some shady, deceptive advertisements, through visited questionable websites and/or get redirected to them by a potentially unwanted application that is installed on their browser/and or operating system.

   

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