Oopslocker Ransomware

Oopslocker Ransomware

Oopslocker Ransomware is a highly dangerous computer infection that uses a unique AES encryption key to encrypt your files. The key is subsequently encrypted with an RSA encryption algorithm. The developer of this ransomware wants you to pay 0.1 BTC for a decryption key to recover your files as the encrypted files are purposefully corrupted. This program is set to encrypt most of the files on your PC to compel you to pay the ransom. Our malware researchers have tested this application, so if you want to find out how it works, how it is disseminated, and how you can remove it, please continue reading this article. Read more »

Search.searchgetlnn.com

Search.searchgetlnn.com

Has your browser been hijacked by Search.searchgetlnn.com? This browser hijacker is unlikely to take over browsers without one’s permission, but, of course, we cannot guarantee this. Needless to say, if your browser was corrupted illegally, you need no other reason to remove this threat from your browsers and your operating system. And how should you treat this threat if you have let it in yourself? In this case, we recommend reading this report because Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers have some interesting information for you. Did you know that this hijacker was created to serve third-party advertisers? Did you know that it can record and, potentially, share information that is classified as personally-identifiable? Needless to say, we advise deleting Search.searchgetlnn.com right away. If you still have questions regarding this threat, hopefully, you will be able to find the answers in this article. If you cannot, do not hesitate to add them to the comments so that our research team could address them. Read more »

Your mini Truetest

Your mini Truetest

If you think to add Your mini Truetest onto your browser was a mistake you should erase it without a second thought. The add-on is considered to be a potentially unwanted program or a PUP in short, and so our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com do not think it is worth your trust. As a matter of fact, the research shows the extension could be potentially dangerous. Apparently, it may display users suspicious advertisements that could lead them to possibly malicious web pages. To learn more about Your mini Truetest, you should continue reading the article, and if you choose to eliminate the PUP, we can offer you the deletion steps located at the end of this report. Also, keep it in mind that if you have any questions you could place them in the comments section below, and we will try to reply as soon as possible. Read more »

Searchbee.net

Searchbee.net

Searchbee.net is advertised as a superior search engine that allegedly is more powerful and can find search results faster than your average search engine. Should you trust this promotion? Well, considering, that it does not work at all, we do not recommend trusting this search tool. It is possible that in the recent past it was still providing users with search results, but, at this moment, it cannot do so. Instead of presenting links as it should, it opens a blank page instead. Needless to say, if your homepage or default search provider were replaced with this useless, inactive tool, browsing the web is not the easiest of tasks for you. Of course, that is not the only reason we are discussing the removal of Searchbee.net. According to our research team at Anti-Spyware-101.com, trusting this suspicious search tool is simply too risky because there is very little information about it. To learn more about it, as well as how to delete it, please continue reading the report. Read more »

BlockAdsPro

Have you downloaded BlockAdsPro thinking it would block irritating advertisements when you are browsing the web? Although that is how this suspicious program should work, according to our Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers, it works in a completely different way. Instead of blocking ads, this suspicious program displays them, and that is why we classify it as an advertising-supported program. Besides that, this adware is completely unpredictable, and that makes it potentially dangerous as well. After all, if we know nothing about this program, we do not know if the ads it shows are reliable either. There is no doubt that it is best to remove BlockAdsPro from the operating system, and if you are confused about that, you need to read this report. Our research team has thoroughly inspected this unreliable piece of software, and we can answer all of your questions regarding it. If you do not find answers to them in this report, do not hesitate to leave them in the comments section below. Read more »

Shmokiads

Our cyber security experts took a look at an adware server called Shmokiads and concluded that its ads are unsafe. Therefore, you ought to remove whatever software is redirecting you to the sites promoted by this server. In the worst case scenario, this server can promote malicious software that you may be convinced is legitimate and download. Hence, you may install malware without even knowing it. It seems that Shmokiads’s owners promote anything and everything as long as they get paid, so you should not trust any of this server’s ads. For more information, please read this whole article. Read more »

Windows Security Warning Popup Scam

Windows Security Warning Popup Scam is exactly what its name says — it is a scam, a tech support scam to be exact because it says that says that your PC has been infected with malware and you need to get an anti-malware program. Therefore, you ought to remove this scam. It does not install anything without your consent, but it annoyingly promotes Mcafee Antivirus, a legitimate anti-virus program whose developers probably do not know that their program is being promoted by scammers. The scammers may generate ad revenue as they may be affiliated with shady advertisers. In any case, the reason why they promote this anti-virus program remains a mystery. For more information, please read this whole article. Read more »

Invincible Ransomware

Invincible Ransomware

If Invincible Ransomware has invaded your computer, you might believe that your personal files are encrypted. That is not the case. At least, that was not the case when Anti-Spyware-101.com research team was testing and analyzing this infection. The research has revealed that the threat could potentially rewrite MBR to display a screen-locking window entitled “Ransomware InVincible” to represent the bogus ransom demands. This is how the infamous Petya Ransomware operates as well, and it looks like the creator of the ransomware we are analyzing has decided to replicate some features of well-known infections. Another infection that the ransomware has similarities with is the infamous WanaCry Ransomware (also known as Wana Decrypt0r Ransomware). The similarities can be discovered in the ransom notes that are used by the threats. On the left side, you are introduced to timers. At the top, you are greeted with the same message: “Ooops, your files have been encrypted!” At the bottom, you are shown almost identical payment details; except that the wannabe infection asks only 50 USD. Regardless of the sum, you should not pay it. You should delete Invincible Ransomware. Read more »

Symbiom Ransomware

Symbiom Ransomware

Symbiom Ransomware is a newly created file-encrypting application based on an open source code known as Hidden Tear. Therefore, it is entirely possible users could decrypt the files that were enciphered by this threat with a decryption tool created for Hidden Tear by volunteer IT specialists. Symbiom Ransomware’s developers are offering to recover its malware’s damaged files for a particular price, but since there are no guarantees they will hold to their word, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com recommend not to risk losing one’s savings. Instead, we advise you to erase the malicious application and look for other ways to get your valuable data back. For this reason, we are providing deletion instructions at the end of the report. However, if you do not want to take any rash decisions, it would be a good idea to read the article first and get to know this infection better. Read more »

Zayka Ransomware

Zayka Ransomware

If your personal files were renamed, and a suspicious “.ZAYKA” extension was attached to them, the malicious Zayka Ransomware has encrypted your files. This malicious threat is very clandestine, and you are most likely to let it in yourself unknowingly. In most cases, this infection is found spread via spam emails, and so if you receive any, be very careful about the files you open or the links you click on. Note that malicious spam emails can be very convincing, and so you have to be extra vigilant. Of course, other security backdoors could be used as well, and so you have to be careful every step of the way when online. Anti-malware software can help your keep malicious threats away; however, it cannot perform miracles once malicious infections are in. Although it is strongly recommended by Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers that you install anti-malware software to have Zayka Ransomware deleted, this software, unfortunately, will not decrypt your files. In fact, at the moment, there is no way to decrypt them, and you might end up losing them altogether. Read more »