Scarab-Osk Ransomware

Scarab-Osk Ransomware could rename and encrypt all of your data, so if it manages to infect your device, you might not only find it difficult to recognize your files but also impossible to open them. Soon after ruining the victim’s files, the malware should show a ransom note asking for a payment. The price for the decryption tool may look rather small compared to how valuable your data could be to you, but you should think about it carefully. There are no reassurances the hackers will not ask for more money or try to scam victims in other ways. Meaning, it is quite possible paying the ransom might be same as throwing your money out. Provided that you do not want to risk being scammed, we advise deleting Scarab-Osk Ransomware. The steps located below could help users remove it faster, and anyone who needs more information about the infection can find it further in the text. Read more »

Littlefinger Ransomware

Littlefinger Ransomware

Ransomware programs are incredibly prevalent nowadays. Thus, being aware of their existence and keeping your PC secure is critical. One such application that roams the web currently, goes by the name of Littlefinger Ransomware. If you ever encounter it while browsing the Internet, be sure to do everything in your power to refrain from it at all times. Doing so is critical because this ransomware program is notorious for its ability to encrypt massive quantities of data without any notification or authorization. As you can imagine, having an application capable of such inner workings can have disastrous outcomes, to put it lightly. Learn more about its intrusive functionality by reading the rest of our detailed report. Besides such information, we include virtual security recommendations that will allow you to maintain a clean and safe system at all times. Lastly, we present a detailed removal guide, which you should use to delete Littlefinger Ransomware without encountering any major problems. Read more »

Facebook Malware Warning

Facebook Malware Warning is a scam notification/fake alert that was created by virtual schemers. Of course, not all users will realize this right away because schemers are hiding behind the reputable name and logo of Facebook. Whether you face this alert when you are trying to log into your Facebook account or when you are simply surfing the web, you cannot ignore the situation. Of course, the worst thing you can do is click anywhere on the warning or trust the information represented via it. If you are not careful, you could be scammed without even realizing it. Your virtual security is at risk here, and that is why we strongly suggest that you beware of any scams and fake alerts that might come your way. If you continue reading this report, you will learn how to recognize scams and delete malware that might be associated with them. Do you know if you need to remove Facebook Malware Warning-related malware too? We cannot guarantee that you do, but if you install a legitimate malware scanner, you will find the answer to this question in no time. Read more »

Aurora Ransomware

Aurora Ransomware

Aurora Ransomware is a malicious infection programmed to encipher user’s files to take them as hostages. To get them back, the victims are asked to pay a ransom in Bitcoins. The sum might not look too significant, but as easy as it may sound you should know it is extremely risky to deal with hackers. Mainly, because there are no reassurances and you cannot predict how the threat’s creators will choose to act. The truth is they do not have to deliver decryptor to get the money since the victim is asked to send the ransom first and sadly it is impossible to get it back once it is transferred. Because of this, we advise users to delete Aurora Ransomware is they do not like the idea they could end up being scammed. The task might be not as difficult as you might imagine. Luckily, the malicious program can be erased both manually and with antimalware software. Of course, if you wish to get to know this malware better before deciding what to do, we invite you to read our full report first. Read more »

Pgpsnippet Ransomware

Pgpsnippet Ransomware

Pgpsnippet Ransomware is a dangerous computer infection that can virtually lock up all of your files. It belongs to the ever-growing group of ransomware programs that have been prevalent on the cyber scene for quite some time now. The good news is that it is possible to decrypt the files that were encrypted by this infection or you can simply delete the affected files and transfer healthy copies of your data back into your computer if you have them saved on an external hard drive. The bottom line is that you should never pay a single cent for the decryption key. Read more »

Stabers.club

Stabers.club

Stabers.club is a website users usually get redirected to from powerfulappz.com, watchonlinemovies.com.pk, or a similar website. The most likely scenario is that they are then presented with a pop-up offering to install a browser extension. If the installation button is clicked, a piece of software promoting Stabers.club affects the browser. It should set this website as a new default search provider. Of course, not all users install the extension consciously. Some of them click on the installation button incidentally and thus cannot understand why they see a new page open to them every time they launch their browsers. It can bet set on all users’ browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. If you do not like what you have found, you should get rid of Stabers.club as soon as possible. This is exactly what our specialists recommend doing too. This search tool is not some kind of harmful malicious application, so you should be able to remove it quite easily. Just follow the removal guide we have prepared for you after you finish reading this report. Read more »

TaxCenterNow Toolbar

TaxCenterNow Toolbar

If you believe that TaxCenterNow Toolbar is a highly beneficial and trustworthy tool, you have been mistaken. This toolbar was created by Mindspark Interactive Network, a company that stands behind hundreds of suspicious applications/extensions. We classify all of them as potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), and, of course, deleting them is recommended. If you are not sure why that is a recommendation, you need to read this report, and you will soon understand the situation yourself. Do you want to remove TaxCenterNow Toolbar as soon as possible? In this case, you can use the instructions that are available below, but you should return afterward to learn more about this strange application/extension. If you install it using Internet Explorer, it is installed as an application. Chrome and Firefox users are introduced to it as an add-on. The PUP is sometimes classified as a browser hijacker, and that is because of the MySearch tool that is integrated in it. We discuss this in the report as well. Read more »

Scarab-Walker Ransomware

Scarab-Walker Ransomware is a malicious application that enciphers all personal data and then demands the user to pay for its decryption. So far, it is unknown how much Bitcoins the cybercriminals who created the malware expect to receive from their victims, but knowing they could trick you, we do not advise dealing with them. It would be best if the victim would have backup copies with which he could replace all encrypted data. Otherwise, there might be nothing else to do but to wait and see if any of the volunteer computer security specialists can create a free decryption tool. Besides, it is important to mention before recovering any files or creating new data on the infected computer that it might be safest to clean the device. This is why our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com advise removing Scarab-Walker Ransomware as soon as possible if you refuse to pay the ransom. In which case, we recommend following the steps available at the end of the article or employing a legitimate antimalware tool. For more details about the threat, you could keep reading this report. Read more »

August Stealer

August Stealer is a Trojan infection spotted in the wild for the first time around 10/20/2016. Unfortunately, it seems that it is possible to encounter it these days too. Yes, this malicious application is still active. Malware analysts are not surprised at all that this infection is still distributed by cyber criminals because the malicious macro that drops August Stealer on victims’ computers can be purchased on the dark web. According to researchers, it seems that August Stealer does not focus on infiltrating ordinary users’ computers. Most probably, it is mainly used to steal information from large companies. It is usually too late when they detect this infection. It can steal a bunch of private details during a short period of time, so when it is discovered, cyber criminals behind it already have some information in their hands. It takes time to detect Trojans stealing information. Additionally, it is not so easy to remove them, so we highly recommend cleaning all affected computers automatically, i.e. using a powerful antimalware scanner. Read more »

Loadingdata.site

Some MAC users complain that they get redirected to the Loadingdata.site domain periodically. They say this usually happens when they refresh or open websites using the Safari browser. Are you one of these users? If so, we have bad news for you. Unexpected redirections to Loadingdata.site might indicate that there is an untrustworthy application installed on your computer. According to researchers at anti-spyware-101.com, it is very likely that some kind of potentially unwanted program or an ad-supported application (adware) is directly associated with these irritating redirections to Loadingdata.site. Have you managed to locate any suspicious programs on your machine? If so, you must delete them all as soon as possible. All these redirections to random websites are not only annoying and might diminish the browsing experience to a great extent, but they might also bring security-related problems, so the sooner you stop them completely, the better. Take action only after you fully read this article – we are sure you will find some useful information here. Read more »