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Spora ransomware decryption and removal techniques

Spora ransomware decryption and removal techniques

Whereas the indicators of compromise in the average ransomware attack predicament are usually uniform, different file-encrypting strains still have their unique properties. In the case of the relatively new Spora ransomware, offbeat characteristics are to the fore. It uses a nontrivial cryptographic technique to deny access to one’s data, implements a smart victim gradation tactic, […]

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Remove Query Router virus (search.queryrouter.com search) from Chrome, Firefox, IE

Remove Query Router virus (search.queryrouter.com search) from Chrome, Firefox, IE

The fact that adware and browser hijackers are not considered to be severe infections doesn’t mean that they are safe to keep on a computer. Moreover, the impact may get serious as far as one’s privacy is concerned. The potentially unwanted program called Query Router (QueryRouter), for instance, collects personally identifiable data of users aside […]

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Virus HELP_HELP_HELP: Cerber Ransomware 2017 edition decryptor

Virus HELP_HELP_HELP: Cerber Ransomware 2017 edition decryptor

As the Cerber ransomware is approaching a one-year milestone of its abominable extortion crusade, its authors have rolled out another update to give their brainchild a slightly different look and feel. The fresh 2017 iteration currently on the loose sticks with a red color scheme for highlighting the text of the desktop warning. The most […]

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GoGameGo virus: remove search.mysearch.com New Tab popup

GoGameGo virus: remove search.mysearch.com New Tab popup

Browser hijackers often pose as something worthwhile that will enhance different facets of one’s Internet experience. It’s clear why – nobody would ever install these pseudo browser helper objects otherwise. This applies to the extension called GoGameGo, also referred to as Go Game Go. It pretends to provide easy, quick and unlimited access to free […]

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Remove fanli90.cn redirect virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Remove fanli90.cn redirect virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

It’s not too uncommon to discover these days that a web browser’s homepage starts defaulting to a site that’s not the user’s choice. In pursuit of easy Internet traffic monetization and malvertising, some cybercrime groups leverage malicious code called browser hijackers. These intrusive applets infect computers and adjust the functioning of installed browsers to specific […]

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Remove Ads by MegaOffers virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Remove Ads by MegaOffers virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Normally, the parties involved in online advertising make sure their sponsored content doesn’t cross the line in terms of intrusiveness. The optimal balance, however, is only preserved as long as e-marketing is legal. In the case of Ads by MegaOffers, the popups, banners and transitional windows are definitely redundant. That’s because these annoying items emanate […]

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WinSnare virus – amuleC adware removal

WinSnare virus – amuleC adware removal

Malvertising is a term that emerged in the wake of computer crooks’ intensifying efforts to earn from ecommerce in malicious ways. There are different manifestations of this activity, ranging from hijacking victims’ browser preferences, to inserting sponsored content into web pages. The common denominator across these attacks is the use of specially crafted software referred […]

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Get rid of Ads by Lyrics virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Get rid of Ads by Lyrics virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Web surfers are accustomed to ads, the entities that push the online world forward and allow millions of users to use multiple cool services free of charge. Underneath commonplace sponsored information displayed on websites, there are complex monetization schemes where some parties pay and some get paid. Unfortunately, abusing this business model is in cybercriminals’ […]

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