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Mac Mechanic

Potentially unwanted programs are infamous for their invasive and otherwise suspicious functionality. One such intrusive application goes by the name of Mac Mechanic. If you ever cross paths with it while browsing the Internet, be sure to do everything that you can to avoid it at all times. We recommend conducting its complete removal if it is ever found up and running on your operating system. Doing so is vital since this dubious application functions in a devious way. In fact, it appears that developers of this program might be trying to make quick profits from naive Internet users. If you wish to have a better understanding of this potentially unwanted program's inner workings, make sure to read the rest of this report. Alongside such information, we include a few virtual security tips, which will help you maintain a clean and secure operating system. To help you delete Mac Mechanic, we also include a comprehensive removal guide below. Read more »

Click-now-on.me

Click-now-on.me might be incredibly irritating and could disturb the user’s browsing. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com say it falls under the classification of adware servers. Apparently, it may show unreliable advertising content from various third parties. Clicking such ads could lead to potentially malicious web pages, which is why we do not advise it. If you think your browser might be affected by this adware server and you do not want to be redirected to Click-now-on.me anymore, we invite you to learn how to get rid of this threat manually by completing steps available at the end of this article. However, before you scroll below, you may want to read the rest of this report as it could help you get to know this suspicious application better or even learn how to keep your system protected from similar threats. Read more »

Tron Ransomware

Tron Ransomware

Tron Ransomware is a malicious application that locks your files and shows a warning saying you have only ten days to make a payment to recover them. However, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com say there are no guarantees any of your files will get decrypted if you pay the ransom. As you see, the malware’s creators claim they will decrypt user’s data after he contacts them via email, but they do not explain how it will happen. The question is how can you be sure they have the means to unlock the data damaged by Tron Ransomware or if they will be willing to help you. After all, seeing that the user does not mind paying, the hackers could decide to ask for more money. Unfortunately, under such circumstances, there cannot be any reassurances. Thus, if you do not want to throw out your money for nothing, we urge you not to take any chances. Provided you decide to follow our advice, we encourage you to follow the deletion instructions located a bit below and erase this malware at once. As for more details about it, you should continue reading our article. Read more »

FF AntiVirus Save

FF AntiVirus Save is an unreliable Mozilla Firefox extension that was found to be distributed using a scam notification. This notification warns about an allegedly important update, and if Firefox users are tricked into clicking the “Install now” button, they end up installing an unreliable add-on. Unfortunately, it could be used to track the user’s activity, and, potentially, showcase unreliable, misleading advertisements. If you have been tricked into installing the extension, we suggest removing it as soon as possible. If you are still on the download page, and you are struggling to close it, we have a few tips for you as well. In the worst case scenario, your virtual security could be jeopardized by this malware, which is why you need to be cautious and act quickly. The first step you should make before you continue reading this report is to scan your operating system. Install a legitimate malware scanner to help you inspect the PC and determine if any threats have invaded it. Whether you need to remove FF AntiVirus Save alone or along with other infections, our Anti-spyware-101.com research team can help. Read more »

Pubg Ransomware

Pubg Ransomware

Pubg Ransomware is a program that you do not want to find up and running on your operating system. That is so because it happens to act in an extremely malicious manner. Thus, if you ever cross path with this invasive piece of software, be sure to do everything in your power to avoid it. If you are not familiar with ransomware application, you must know that they are defined by their ability to lock vast amounts of data without any notification or authorization. As you can imagine, having a program of this classification up and running on your PC can have disastrous outcomes, to put it lightly. In our report, we present further information regarding this devious program's inner workings. To help you maintain a clean and safe operating at all times, we also include a few simple, yet effective, virtual security tips. Below, you will find a comprehensive removal guide, which you should use to delete Pubg Ransomware without encountering any major problems. Read more »

Unzippro

If you ever discover an application known as Unzippro up and running on your computer, we strongly recommend conducting is complete removal right away. Doing so is critical because it is yet another potentially unwanted program that should be up and running on your operating system. Such category has been assigned by our researchers because it exhibits suspicious functionality, to put it lightly. It is critical to note that due to this potentially unwanted program, browsing the web will become a much more annoying and frustrating task because it might provide a ton of undesirable web content. To have a better understanding of this application's inner workings, make sure to read the rest of this article entirely. Alongside such information, we include a few virtual security tips and a comprehensive removal guide, which you should use to delete Unzippro without encountering any major problems. Read more »

Arrow Ransomware

Finding a ransomware application active on your operating system could be a frightening thing because such devious programs can act in an incredibly malicious manner. One such application is currently roaming the web, and it goes by the name of Arrow Ransomware. If you ever encounter it while browsing the Internet, be sure to do everything in your power to avoid it. Doing so is vital because this malware is designed to encrypt massive quantities of data without any notification or authorization. As you can imagine, having a program that acts in such a way can have disastrous outcomes, to put it lightly. To have a better understanding of how this malicious application functions, be sure to read the rest of this report. Additionally, we provide a few virtual security recommendations that will help you maintain a clean operating system at all times. Finally, below we include a comprehensive removal guide, which you should use to delete Arrow Ransomware once and for all. Read more »

CryptoPriceSearch Toolbar

CryptoPriceSearch Toolbar

CryptoPriceSearch Toolbar appears to be another potentially unwanted program from Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. Same as other similar applications form this untrustworthy developer it can replace user's default search engine, start page, and other browser preferences alike. The problem is, by doing so the unreliable extension might encourage you to search the Internet with a questionable search engine that could display advertisements from the third party. Our researchers believe this material may originate from unreliable web pages, which means some of it could be potentially malicious. Because of this, we advise users to get rid of CryptoPriceSearch Toolbar before anything bad happens. Moreover, to make it easier, we will be placing instructions showing how to erase the potentially unwanted program Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox step by step. Thus, if you need any guidance, feel free to check them out. Read more »

Mole66 Ransomware

Mole66 Ransomware

A new variant of the Mole Ransomware has emerged, and it is called Mole66 Ransomware. The name coincides with the extension that is attached to the files that this infection encrypts. Unfortunately, it also encrypts the names of these files, which might make it impossible for you to figure out what was corrupted. Without a doubt, when you are faced with claims that your files were corrupted, the first thing you need to do is check if your files were in fact corrupted because there are so many infections that only pose as encryptors. Unfortunately, the threat we are discussing in this report definitely can corrupt your personal files, which might include photos and text documents. At the time of research, a free decryptor that could help you recover these files did not exist, but Anti-Spyware-101.com analysts are hopeful that it could be created in the future because other threats from the same group – including Mole03 Ransomware and Mole02 Ransomware – had decryptors. Unfortunately, right now, the only thing you can do is delete Mole66 Ransomware, and that is very important. Read more »

Gedantar Ransomware

Gedantar Ransomware

If you suddenly face a window via which you are being introduced to Gedantar Ransomware, there is a possibility that your personal files have been encrypted. Our research team at Anti-Spyware-101.com has not found a fully-functional sample of this threat yet, and that is because it appears to be incomplete. Why did the creators unleash this half-finished infection? Most likely, they have not done it yet, but malware researchers have managed to unveil this threat. Unfortunately, it is impossible to say when – or if – this infection will be fully completed. Hopefully, it stays helpless forever, but we cannot count on that. Whether or not you have faced the threat, there are things you need to learn about it, including protection against it, and, of course, removal. We are hopeful that no one will need to worry about deleting Gedantar Ransomware from their Windows operating systems, but since we cannot predict that, removal instructions have been created to assist those in need. Read more »