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Revolution Ransomware

Revolution Ransomware might be one of those malicious programs that sneak into the system without the user noticing anything and ruin various files on the computer just to extort money from its victim. If you are one of these victims, you should continue reading our article and learn more about this harmful threat. Also, users who wish to get rid of the malicious program manually will be happy to learn that below the text we will present a step by step deletion instructions, although we recommend them only for experienced users. Plus, it is important to mention we cannot be one hundred percent sure our prepared steps will work for everyone. As a result, for users who do not have a lot of experience with ransomware or other infections alike, we recommend choosing a legitimate antimalware tool instead. Read more »

Dilyme

Dilyme is considered a browser hijacker, so if it ever infiltrates your computer, you will definitely notice the changes applied to your web browsers. According to specialists at anti-spyware-101.com, it should affect only Google Chrome; however, if you have found a new search tool set on your other browsers too, you should go to undo these changes as soon as possible because it is only a question of time when you will be exposed to potential threats if you use the search tool promoted by Dilyme to perform web searches. It should be enough to remove the extension called Dilyme from the list of add-ons to delete a dubious search tool that has been set as your default search provider, so we are sure you could do this yourself. If you feel that you need some help with that, you should read this article from beginning to end and only then take action. You should use our manual removal instructions (they can be found below this article) too. Read more »

Possible Suspicious Activity

Possible Suspicious Activity is a fake system alert that may try to convince you there are viruses or other extremely harmful applications on your computer. Most likely the hackers who created it are hoping their less experienced victims will respond to the urges call the provided telephone number and so give them an opportunity to scam such users. We will discuss what could happen if you call these cyber criminals further in the text, so if you want to find out the possible scenarios or wish to learn more about the fake alert, we invite you to read this report. Just slightly below the text, we will place instructions showing what to do if you encounter Possible Suspicious Activity pop-up since it might be quite challenging to get rid of it. Read more »

QuasarRAT

QuasarRAT is a highly malicious application that falls into the category of Trojans. It was designed to perform a variety of functions that are considered malicious. Therefore, you ought to remove this malicious program as fast as possible before the people that control it do any damage to your system or jeopardize your privacy. In this short description, we will discuss how this program works, how it is distributed and how you can delete it. So, if your PC has become infected with QuasarRAT, then we invite you to read this whole article. Read more »

High Priority Message

High Priority Message

High Priority Message can come up on your screen out of the blue and scare you enough to want to call the provided telephone number; however, we must warn you that this is just another annoying fake alert. This warning tries to trick you pretending to be a Windows security alert; even the malicious webpage has the usual blue color resembling that of the blue screen of death. But whatever this message or this webpage claims is all made-up. This fake alert is very similar to "Microsoft Corporation Has Blocked Your PC fake alert," "Google Security Warning," and many others that have surfaced in the past year. This fake warning has only one purpose: To make you call the given telephone number to try to sell you some useless software claiming to fix your system security-related issues; however, the main issue that you are having is the malware program that may be responsible for getting redirected to this malicious page. Our malware experts at anti-spyware-101.com say that you should remove High Priority Message as soon as possible. Read more »

Hard Drive Is Not Accepted

If you are introduced to an alert suggesting that your computer has been locked or blocked, the chances are that you are being scammed. The Hard Drive Is Not Accepted scam is one of the many that you might face, and, hopefully, you recognize it right away. If you are tricked into thinking that the bogus notification is real, you could be tricked into calling a fictitious helpline number and giving schemers what they want. It is hard to say exactly what it is that they want, but Anti-Spyware-101.com research team guarantees that it is nothing good. Hopefully, it is enough to click out of the window or tab to get rid of the misleading alert. Unfortunately, it is also possible that you will need to remove Hard Drive Is Not Accepted scam-related malware. Needless to say, the latter situation is the more complicated one. If you continue reading, you will learn how to inspect your operating system and delete malicious infections if they exist. If you want to go straight to the elimination process, check out the last section of this report. If you have questions after reading, post a comment below. Read more »

Vpntop

If your operating system has started overheating and crashing out of the blue, you need to think if maybe Vpntop has slithered into your operating system. If you have downloaded it yourself, it should not be hard for you to find and remove it immediately. Unfortunately, that is not all that needs to be done. In fact, this infection is not the one causing all of the problems. The only task for this threat is to silently download a different program, and that is why we classify it as a Trojan. This additional program that the Trojan downloads is a miner, and it is used to mine Bitcoins. Bitcoins are a virtual currency, which, at the moment, is at a record high with 1 BTC converting to over 5,000 USD. While Bitcoin miners are not exactly dangerous, they are sucking all of the energy out of your operating system to add transactions to the block chain. This, undoubtedly, makes your machine into a zombie that serves one purpose only, and we are sure that you want to use your computer for your own purposes. That is why our Anti-Spyware-101.com malware research team wants to show you how to delete Vpntop. Read more »

Rdntrojanhacking File Detected

Rdntrojanhacking File Detected

What should you do if you are notified about the Rdntrojanhacking File Detected on your operating system? The first thing you have to do is close the page representing the notification or the web browser showcasing the page because it is not reliable. The second thing you should do is scan your operating system, and you should do this with the help of a reliable malware scanner. If you are worried about a Trojan, this tool will give you a peace of mind because the Trojan will not be found. Of course, a different kind of Trojan or another type of infection could be found, but the bogus “RDN/Trojan/Hacking file” will not be listed, simply because this threat is bogus. In the best case scenario, no infections will be found on your PC, but if malware is found, you need to remove it instantly. It is possible that only by deleting Rdntrojanhacking File Detected-related infections you will ensure that this bogus alert is out of sight for good. Continue reading to learn how this scam appears and what you can do to get rid of it. Read more »

Search.myonlinecalendar.co

Search.myonlinecalendar.co

Search.myonlinecalendar.co is a search tool that places a toolbar just below the browser’s address bar. The additional search box and the links to possibly user’s favorite sites might make the application look rather useful. However, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com wish to warn users the software might be suspicious and potentially dangerous even if it does not look like it at first. As you continue reading the text, we will explain this better, so if you are here to learn more about Search.myonlinecalendar.co we encourage you to invest a couple of your minutes and review the rest of our report. Below the last paragraph users can find deletion instructions too; hopefully, they will guide users who wish to get rid of this suspicious application manually through this process. Read more »

Search.hdailysocialweb.com

Search.hdailysocialweb.com

Search.hdailysocialweb.com could seem like a useful tool for those who do not know how easy it is to bookmark favorite pages to make them easily accessible from the bookmarks bar. However, our malware researchers at anti-spyware-101.com say that you should be careful with this featured search website because it is indeed a browser hijacker very similar to all other threats in this so-called Polarity family, including Search.careerjobsearch.co and Search.searchvidpop.com. Polarity Technologies Ltd has become quite infamous for their useless and potentially risky search websites. These hijackers can show up on your system even without your knowledge and along with other malware infections. Since this hijacker can present to you modified search results, it is possible that you click on unreliable ads or links, which could have serious consequences. This is why we suggest that you remove Search.hdailysocialweb.com from your browsers if you do not want to cause further system security issues. Please continue reading our article to find out more about this infection. Read more »