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HC7 ransomware removal: how to recover .GOTYA files

HC7 ransomware removal: how to recover .GOTYA files

It’s quite uncommon to see new ransomware strains emerge that don’t represent any known lineage. A much more widespread trend these days is the opposite, where existing families expand with multiple variants. The HC7 blackmail malware appears to have been created independently, and it’s gearing up for a rise. So learn how it acts and […]

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Get rid of SearchAwesome ads virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Get rid of SearchAwesome ads virus in Chrome, Firefox and IE

With the present-day ubiquity of ecommerce, it may be hard to tell the wheat from the chaff. Some online marketing strategies are built in compliance with guidelines and don’t raise any red flags, while others thrive at the expense of user experience. This tutorial explains why SearchAwesome ads refer to the latter cluster. What is […]

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Remove csrss.exe trojan from Windows computer

Remove csrss.exe trojan from Windows computer

Modifying anything in the preconfigured setup of Windows processes is always a game with unpredictable consequences. Lots of computer users have been reporting an issue recently where a process named csrss.exe is duplicated across the system. This oddity is typically coupled with OS stability problems. Read this guide to learn what kind of a predicament […]

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Remove iGotYou ransomware and recover .iGotYou virus files

Remove iGotYou ransomware and recover .iGotYou virus files

There are blackmail viruses that stand out from the rest – ones like the professionally tailored and highly prevalent Cerber, Locky or CrySiS. On the other hand, there are mainstream ransom Trojans that cannot boast massive distribution but do cause a great deal of problems to those infected. The new iGotYou ransomware undoubtedly falls into […]

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Remove chromesearch.win virus from Chrome, Firefox and IE

Remove chromesearch.win virus from Chrome, Firefox and IE

The technique of browser hijacking bodes really well for cybercriminals, and it has always been that way. The biggest benefits for threat actors engaging in this activity include its semi-legitimacy, rather than outright illegitimacy, and a small amount of resources that need to be invested. All it takes is distribute a rogue browser helper object […]

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IKEA 75th birthday voucher scam email

IKEA 75th birthday voucher scam email

Periodic giveaways of various gifts, such as coupons, freebies and vouchers, is a common thing in the commerce world. That’s certainly a great opportunity for customers to make purchases on the cheap, but at the same time it’s a godsend for cybercriminals. The recent IKEA 75th birthday scam is currently circulating via WhatsApp and other […]

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Chromesearch.today removal from Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and IE

Chromesearch.today removal from Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and IE

A new browser-borne infection, chromesearch.today, has been taking the cyber world by storm over the past few weeks. On the face of it, this pest seems like a garden variety search provider. That’s a delusive impression, though. It is actually bolstered by a massive wave of malware distribution. Keep reading to learn all the whats, […]

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Remove default-search.net virus in Chrome, Firefox and Explorer

Remove default-search.net virus in Chrome, Firefox and Explorer

Assigning custom Internet browsing settings is supposed to be the prerogative of every computer user. This is the main constituent of web browsers’ flexibility that’s so much appreciated these days. There are malicious applications, though, designed to make all the benefits of this feature go down the drain. The adware called Default-Search is one of […]

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Remove Bad Rabbit ransomware and recover encrypted files

Remove Bad Rabbit ransomware and recover encrypted files

A group of cybercriminals deployed the much-spoken-of NotPetya ransomware campaign in June this year, and now in October crooks, presumably a different crew, followed suit by launching the Bad Rabbit ransomware. The two appear to be very similar on the outside: both encrypt victims’ files and lock down their computers. However, when it comes to […]

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