Cerber Ransomware

Cerber Ransomware

Cerber Ransomware is a devious Windows infection that enters your operating system using clandestine methods. Whether this program slithers in via a corrupted spam email attachment or gets downloaded by a malicious installer, it will hide itself until all of your personal files are encrypted. If this malicious infection successfully encrypts your personal files, it can proceed to demand a ransom from you. According to our research, at the moment, this ransom is 1.24 BTC, which is around 507 USD or 463 EUR. Every user is given 7 days to make the payment, and, if the payment is not made, the ransom supposedly rises to 2.48 BTC (~1014 USD/925 EUR). Note that the Bitcoin currency is quite unstable and the currency ratios fluctuate frequently. All in all, the sums are high, and it is unlikely that many victims have this kind of money lying around. Unfortunately, at the moment, it is impossible to decrypt personal files in other ways, which means that paying the ransom might be the only way to regain control over your files. Of course, this does not change the fact that you must remove Cerber Ransomware. Read more »

Searchl.ru

Searchl.ru

If your web browser's default settings were changed without any notification or the authorization, it might be a primary indication that a browser hijacker is fully active on your personal computer. One such application goes by the name of Searchl.ru. If this is, in fact, the case, you should not waste any time and delete this devious application once and for all. It is important to do so because this hijacker like a lot of its counterparts will make surfing the web a much more annoying and frustrating experience. Unfortunately, that is not the worst thing about this questionable program since it has been discovered that in some instances it might be the primary reason your operating system might be subjected to dubious web content. To find out how this could happen, read the rest of our report. In addition to such information, we also provide a detailed removal guide that will help you delete Searchl.ru without a lot of trouble. Read more »

Lick Ransomware

Lick Ransomware

Malware analysts at Anti-spyware-101.com have recently tested a program called Lick Ransomware and found that it is a variation of the infamous Kirk Ransomware. Needless to say, you have to remove it because all it can do is encrypt your personal files and demand you purchase the decryption key from its developers. The key does not come cheap, and you are required to pay the ransom in the Monero cryptocurrency. For more information on this highly malicious program, we invite you to read this whole article. Read more »

BlackJockerCrypter Ransomware

BlackJockerCrypter Ransomware is a harmful application that uses a particular encryption algorithm to encipher your files and make them unrecognizable. As a result, the files become unusable as the computer can no longer open them. If BlackJockerCrypter Ransomware damaged your files, we urge you to carefully read the rest of the text and find out more about the infection. Since our researchers are advising to delete the malware as soon as possible, we will discuss not only the possible methods used to distribute it or the malicious application’s damage to your data but also its removal. For now, we would like you to know you can erase the infection either with a reliable security tool or manually. If you choose the second option, we suggest using the deletion instructions placed at the end of the text. Read more »

Video Abductor

Video Abductor

Video Abductor is a potentially unwanted program that could have installed on your computer accidentally. We would like to point out that this application is not a malicious infection. It actually requires your permission to enter your PC, and you might have agreed to the installation without even realizing it.

Needless to say, it is necessary to remove Video Abductor and other unwanted applications if you do not want to utilize them. Not to mention that if those programs come bundled with freeware; it may pose certain security risks you should not overlook. Please take the appropriate measures to protect your computer from harm. Read more »

Kolobo Ransomware

Kolobo Ransomware

Kolobo Ransomware is a malicious computer infection that seems to attack you out of nowhere. The program targets users in a specific region, although it can reach its victims anywhere in the world. The program may be somewhat old, but it does not mean you can breathe a sigh of relief. Even old infections can do some harm, so if you happen to have this program on-board, you will do yourself a favor if you remove Kolobo Ransomware once and for all. Please note that removing ransomware programs is not enough to restore the damage they have caused. In some cases, you may also have to start anew. Read more »

Search By myMovie

Search By myMovie

Search By myMovie is a name of a new browser extension for Google Chrome developed by myAppline. It is promoted as a beneficial piece of software for those looking for free movies online. Users are told that they could find movies by simply tapping TAB, typing movies:, and then entering the title of a movie they want to find. Evidently, there are some users who believe that Search By myMovie is a beneficial add-on because, at the time of writing, there are 22 929 users who have already added it to their Google Chrome browsers from the Chrome Web store. We have not analyzed whether or not it acts the way it promises to because our focus is slightly different this time. We seek to find out whether the search tool promoted by Search By myMovie can be trusted, or it should be removed as soon as possible. Unfortunately, research has shown that the promoted search tool is not a trustworthy one, so its removal would be the smartest decision. Read this article to find out more about it. Without a doubt, you will realize that keeping it set and using it as a default search provider might result in the emergence of certain problems. Read more »

OnlineMapSearch Toolbar

OnlineMapSearch Toolbar

OnlineMapSearch Toolbar may be added to your browsers without your knowledge when you are installing a questionable software package. Our malware researchers know this browser extension and its family all too well to fall for its transparent usefulness and reliability. As a matter of fact, this questionable extension is a newcomer from the notorious Mindspark bad toolbar family that also includes DailyProductivityTools Toolbar and GetCouponsFast Toolbar. This family is infamous for promoting potentially unreliable search engines that can put your virtual security at risk by showing you modified search results. Since the presence of this potentially unwanted program (PUP) in your browsers could indicate that there may be more serious malware threats on board, we suggest that you do not wait till things get worse; you should remove OnlineMapSearch Toolbar from your computer. Read more »

CryptoDevil Ransomware

CryptoDevil Ransomware

Our malware researchers have received information about a ransomware-type program called CryptoDevil Ransomware. They got their hands on a sample and tested it. Their research has shown that it is a typical ransomware-type program that can encrypt your files, so you ought to remove it. Researchers have obtained a key that should decrypt your files, but it is not guaranteed to work because this ransomware can have several versions and is known to be frequently updated. To find out more about this particular ransomware, please read this whole article as it contains the most relevant information currently available. Read more »

EasyFileConvert Toolbar

EasyFileConvert Toolbar

EasyFileConvert Toolbar is an extension that was developed by Mindspark Interactive Network. If you do not keep yourself updated, you might not know that this company is responsible for hundreds of suspicious toolbars. Some of them include TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar, TestOnlineSpeed Toolbar, and ListingsPortal Toolbar. According to Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, these toolbars are primarily used for the promotion of third-party services, and it is likely that Mindspark is earning money every time a user of one of its toolbars is clicking on an affiliate link. Of course, there is nothing wrong with that, and if the services offered are authentic and beneficial, the toolbar might be considered harmless. Unfortunately, besides promoting third-party links, the toolbar also introduces its users to a suspicious search tool, and this is where things get really suspicious. Can you trust this search tool? Can you trust the hijacker itself? These things are discussed in the report. We also discuss the removal of EasyFileConvert Toolbar, and you should continue reading even if you are convinced that this toolbar is harmless. Read more »

MyMovie Start

MyMovie Start

MyMovie Start is a browser extension for Google Chrome. Specialists have decided to categorize it as a browser hijacker because of the distribution method used to spread it and all these complaints saying that it has entered the computer without permission and changed the settings of the Google Chrome browser coming from users. Users who download this piece of software willingly from the Chrome Web store (chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/mymovie-start/gnpjipjocompjdfhpdgckfnedpjbdofd) are usually aware of the fact that MyMovie Start is going to change the settings of Google Chrome upon the installation if they read the program description, whereas those users who download it from a third-party website or get it installed by clicking on a pop-up advertisement usually have no possibilities of getting acquainted with this application before installing it on their computers, so they often find changes this browser extension makes undesirable. Luckily, those changes can be undone. What users need to do is to eliminate MyMovie Start fully from their computers. Read more »