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CryptoLocker virus removal and ransomware files decryption

CryptoLocker virus removal and ransomware files decryption

There are computer threats that no longer pose risk once removed. In contrast to this overwhelming majority, even after a ransom Trojan is eliminated, its effects persevere. Files affected by the CryptoLocker ransomware are not recoverable unless the victim agrees to the terms of the imposed buyout and submits money to the extortionists. In some […]

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Endesa fake virus emails spread Cryptolocker/Locky ransomware

Endesa fake virus emails spread Cryptolocker/Locky ransomware

The customers of Endesa, the leading electric utility company in Spain, have been exposed to a large-scale social engineering campaign that installs a sample of crypto ransomware. This ongoing hoax relies on fake invoices sent to thousands of Endesa clients. Once opened, these bills automatically load a variant of CryptoLocker or Locky, which straightforwardly encrypts […]

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BadBlock ransomware: remove virus and restore files

BadBlock ransomware: remove virus and restore files

The appending of specific extensions to encrypted files is the feature du jour in the average ransomware’s operational arsenal. One of the latest strains, however, appears to neglect the malware underground vogue as it doesn’t concatenate anything to filenames of blatantly locked data elements. This ugly duckling is called BadBlock, and it’s just as dangerous […]

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DMA Locker 4.0: decrypt and remove ransomware

DMA Locker 4.0: decrypt and remove ransomware

DMA Locker 4.0 is a refined version of the previously known ransomware program that originally emerged in January 2016. This used to be a fairly primitive sample that could be decrypted with specially crafted tools, but the update that took place recently has made a fundamental difference. The crypto is implemented flawlessly and isn’t crackable […]

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Willyoupressthebutton.com virus removal in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Willyoupressthebutton.com virus removal in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Inelaborate quiz-like online games have always been popular – no wonder, most of them are a heck of time killers. The one offered on Willyoupressthebutton.com has attracted numerous users, but not everyone who tries it becomes the game’s aficionado. The captivating dilemma of whether or not to press the big red button as a response […]

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TeslaCrypt releases Master Decryption Key

TeslaCrypt releases Master Decryption Key

TeslaCrypt, one of the most potent ransomware stains operating since early 2015, has gone extinct. That’s certainly some good news for those who fell victim to it and the thousands of users who could yet be compromised over these sophisticated attacks. TeslaCrypt originally kicked off as a crypto malware campaign that targeted computer gamers but […]

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Remove Social2Search ads virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Remove Social2Search ads virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

There doesn’t seem to be anything bad about the idea of embedding information related to the opinions and preferences of one’s social media contacts directly into search results, e-commerce pages and regular sites. The money-motivated individuals behind the Social2Search add-on, however, have contrived a malicious marketing scheme where annoying ads are displayed everywhere the infected […]

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Decrypt CryptorBit ransomware: HowDecrypt virus removal tool

Decrypt CryptorBit ransomware: HowDecrypt virus removal tool

Not every old sample of data-encrypting ransomware goes extinct as years go by. The malicious program called CryptorBit fully proves this disappointing trend. It was originally discovered in the wild back in 2014, so it was one of the pioneers on the crypto virus arena, along with such infamous counterparts as CryptoLocker, CTB Locker and […]

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The Pirate Bay malvertising ransomware

The Pirate Bay malvertising ransomware

Threat actors running the ill-famed Cerber ransomware campaign have recently come up with a new way to distribute their malicious code. The attack vector involves an obfuscated ad script on The Pirate Bay, a well-known torrent resource. Visitors of thepiratebay.se have therefore been exposed to a series of stealthy redirects which led them to gates […]

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