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Clouded Ransomware

Clouded ransomware removal instructions

What is Clouded?

Discovered by malware security researcher, Lawrance Abrams, Clouded is a ransomware-type virus that stealthily infiltrates systems and encrypts various files. During encryption, Clouded appends the ".cloud" extension to the name of each compromised file. For instance, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.cloud". The malware then opens a pop-up window displaying a ransom-demand message.

   
Yoursafesearch.com Redirect (Mac)

How to remove yoursafersearch.com browser hijacker from Mac?

What is yoursafersearch.com?

Developers present yoursafersearch.com as an Internet search engine that significantly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved results. Judging on appearance alone, yoursafersearch.com may seem legitimate and useful, however, this site is promoted via rogue download/installation set-ups that modify browser settings without consent. Furthermore, yoursafersearch.com continually tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
MoWare H.F.D Ransomware

MoWare H.F.D ransomware removal instructions

What is MoWare H.F.D?

MoWare H.F.D is a ransomware-type virus discovered by malware security researcher, Jaromir Horejsi. Once infiltrated, MoWare H.F.D encrypts various data and appends the ".H_F_D_locked" extension to the name of each encrypted file (for example, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.H_F_D_locked"). MoWare H.F.D then opens a pop-up window containing a ransom-demand message.

   
Donald Trampo Ransomware

Donald Trampo ransomware removal instructions

What is Donald Trampo?

Donald Trampo is a ransomware-type virus discovered by security researchers, MalwareHunterTeam. After successfully infiltrating systems, Donald Trampo encrypts various information and appends the ".SN-16_digits-webmafia@asia.com_donald@trampo.info" extension to the name of each encrypted file. For example, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.SN-0906583417089982-webmafia@asia.com_donald@trampo.info". Once files are encrypted, Donald Trampo ransomware changes the desktop wallpaper.

   
Saferqueries.com Redirect (Mac)

How to remove saferqueries.com browser hijacker from Mac?

What is saferqueries.com?

Identical to my-search-start.com, chumsearch.com, coolasearch.com, and a number of other websites, saferqueries.com is a fake Internet search engine that supposedly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved search results. Judging on appearance alone, saferqueries.com barely differs from Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other legitimate search engines. Therefore, many users believe that it is also legitimate. In fact, developers promote this site by employing deceptive download/installation set-ups that hijack web browsers and stealthily modify various options. Furthermore, saferqueries.com continually records various information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
DMA Locker Ransomware

DMA Locker ransomware removal instructions

What is DMA Locker?

DMA Locker is ransomware that stealthily infiltrates systems and encrypts stored data . Following successful encryption, DMA Locker displays a message stating that victims must pay a ransom in exchange for a private key required to decrypt their files.

   
My-search-start.com Redirect (Mac)

How to remove my-search-start.com browser hijacker from Mac?

What is my-search-start.com?

Developers present my-search-start.com as a 'high-experience' Internet search engine that significantly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved results. Judging on appearance alone, my-search-start.com may appear legitimate and useful, however, developers promote it by employing rogue download/installation set-ups designed to hijack web browsers and modify various options without consent. Furthermore, this website continually records various information relating to users' web browsing activity.

   
Ads by AnonymizerGadget

AnonymizerGadget removal instructions

What is AnonymizerGadget?

AnonymizerGadget (NotToTrack) is presented as the fastest proxy application currently available. On initial inspection, this app may seem legitimate and useful, however, it is often distributed as a 'bundle' with other software. Furthermore, it generates various intrusive online advertisements.

   
Windows Security Alert Scam

Windows Security Alert removal instructions

What is Windows Security Alert?

"Windows Security Alert" is a fake error message displayed by a malicious website. Users often visit this website inadvertently - they are redirected by potentially unwanted adware-type programs (PUPs). These apps usually infiltrate systems without consent. As well as causing unwanted redirects, this type of adware collects various data relating to Internet browsing activity and delivers intrusive online advertisements.

   
You Have A ZEUS Virus Scam

You have a ZEUS virus removal instructions

What is You have a ZEUS virus?

"You have a ZEUS virus" is a fake error message displayed by a rogue website. It is very similar to Hacking Alert, Cyber Security Warning, Hard Disk Failure, and a number of other fake error messages. Users are redirected to this site by a number of potentially unwanted adware-type programs (PUPs). These programs infiltrate the system during installation of regular apps. Following infiltration, adware-type apps deliver intrusive online advertisements, monitor users' web browsing activity and, in this case, cause unwanted browser redirects.

   

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