Fake Windows Product Key Screen

Fake Windows Product Key Screen

Fake Windows Product Key Screen is a malicious program that might be trying to steal your Windows product key. Once the malware enters your system, it displays a fake Windows Product Key verification prompt that replaces your usual desktop. What’s more, it shows you a telephone number that is supposed to connect you with the Microsoft customer support services. However, the people that answer the phone do not work for Microsoft. Their main goal is to convince you that your computer is infected with malware and that you need a remote tech support. This tech support might be quite expensive, not to mention that it is completely unnecessary. The only thing that is wrong with your computer is this malware itself. Therefore, you should eliminate Fake Windows Product Key Screen from your system with no hesitation, and if you slide below the article, you will find the removal instructions. Read more »

Malware Protection Live

Malware Protection Live

Users get exposed to potentially unwanted applications far often than they think. Take Malware Protection Live, for example. This program may look like one of the best antispyware solutions out there, but during our tests, we have found it is not exactly functional. Question: why do you keep it on your computer then? Perhaps you have no idea how this program entered your system? Whichever it might be, it is your duty to remove Malware Protection Live from your computer because such unwanted applications can easily lead to severe computer security issues. Take the matter of your PC’s security into your hands. Read more »

GhostCrypt Ransomware

GhostCrypt Ransomware

Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers detect two versions of the malicious GhostCrypt Ransomware. These versions are easily identified by the extensions given to the files that this threat encrypts. One version attaches the .CWall4 extension, and the other one uses the .Z81928819 extension. It is very possible that different versions of the same threat will emerge in the future because these ones do not seem fully developed, unless their creators intended them to work the way they do. These versions were created using the source code of the Hidden Tear ransomware, a ransomware that was created by malware analysts to learn about this type of malware. Needless to say, this source code could be used to develop other kinds of infections, which is why you have to take all security measures to protect your operating system once you remove GhostCrypt Ransomware. Of course, if important files were encrypted by this infection, it is unlikely that you will rush with the removal of this threat. Read more »

GNL Locker Ransomware

GNL Locker Ransomware is yet another malicious program that was created to extort money from users who get infected. The malware locks various file types, but mainly it is after user’s personal data, such as documents, photographs, pictures, videos, and so on. Its creators threaten to triple the ransom fee if users do not pay until the given deadline. Currently, the asked price for the decryption varies from about $190 to $250. If you do not consider paying the ransom, you should eliminate the malware. Provided that you have a backup on removable media devices, you could recover your files from it. The instructions below will help you delete the malicious program, but before you erase it, we advise you to read more about the malware and learn how to protect your system from ransomware. Read more »

LastPass

LastPass

LastPass is the name of a fake Google Chrome browser extension that may introduce you to potentially harmful web content and applications through redirections. As a matter of fact, this rouge application simply takes advantage of the popularity of a program with the same name. The original software is a password manager just like Keychain and 1Password. But this fake extension does not even have any function really apart from loading a specific webpage and present to you potentially unsafe third-party ads. You should not keep this worthless tool on your computer unless you plan to download more malware infections. In fact, we advise you to delete LastPass as soon as possible. If you want to have an application that can really store your passwords securely, we suggest that you download one from its official website. Please continue reading our article to find out more about this infection. Read more »

Crypren Ransomware

Crypren Ransomware

It is yet unknown how Crypren Ransomware spreads, but our specialists say that most likely it should be dropped on user’s system by some Trojan infection. Such malware could be traveling via Spam email, so users should be cautious. The infection encrypts personal files and forces users to pay the ransom in one week. After seven days, it promises to delete the key that is essential for deciphering your files. The truth is that those who created the malware might have no intention to give you the means to decrypt your files. Therefore, it could be that your data is lost either way. If removing the ransomware is the reason you are here, slide below the article and erase the infection with the instructions prepared by our specialists at Anti-spyware-101.com. Read more »

Maxon Click

Although you might not know what Maxon Click is, it could be the culprit of your virtual security’s instability. This clandestine threat works from web browsers on your Android devices, but it is unlikely to be a threat to the users of Windows and other operating systems alike. According to the adware analysts here at Anti-Spyware-101.com, this suspicious infection works with Attentioner.com to inject ads. It is likely that it uses this domain as a server hosting advertisements. In order to stop the connection to this server and disable the advertising-injecting threat, you need to learn how it works and learn what steps to take. Read this report to find this information, and, if you want to ask us questions about anything related to the removal of Maxon Click, start a discussion below. Read more »

Search.searchlcl.com

Search.searchlcl.com

Search.searchlcl.com can sneak onto your computer and change your browsers’ home page and new tab page settings when a browser hijacker infects your system. As a matter of fact, our researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com say that it seems that this hijacker is losing its ground. Therefore, it is possible that there will be fewer victims in the future until a new version or variant hits the web. Right now it is still possible that your computer gets infected with this browser hijacker if you live in the United States region. You need to be careful with this search engine and should never use it because it may introduce you to potentially harmful third-party content as well as cyber criminals. Another bit of bad news is that if you find this hijacker on board, there is quite a good chance that there will be other malware infections as well. Therefore, we advise you to delete Search.searchlcl.com along with all other possible threats because otherwise your computer will not be secure for you to use. Read more »

Mischa Ransomware

Mischa Ransomware

Mischa Ransomware is an extremely dangerous computer infection that enters your system uninvited. Such programs often trick unsuspecting users into installing them. It does not matter whether you are an individual user or you use a computer at your workplace: every system is susceptible to this infection as long as you get exposed to the ransomware’s distribution methods. It may be hard to remove Mischa Ransomware from your computer, but there is a way out of this situation, and in this description we will tell you how to get rid of this program. What you have to understand is that such infection does not disappear without consequences. Read more »

.porno virus

If your system gets infected by .porno virus, you should know that this malware infection is also known as CryptoHitman Ransomware. This is a serious blow to your operating system and your personal files. As you may guess from its name, it is a crypto ransomware that actually encrypts your files and demands a ransom in return for decrypting them. This infection infiltrates your system through a Trojan program; therefore, it is often categorized as a Trojan ransomware. Unfortunately, you may lose all your files if this malware finds a way to your system. You may feel that your only chance to recover your files is to pay the ransom fee, but you should consider that these are cyber criminals and experience shows that they may not even keep their promise. Generally the only way to save the day is to have a backup copy of your files on a removable drive. But our malware specialists at Anti-Spyware-101.com say that it is possible to find a recovery program for this infection, which may be able to decrypt your files. Read more »