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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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Do we Live in a “Post Antivirus” World?

Do we Live in a “Post Antivirus” World?

Ten years ago, many people’s strategy for keeping their computers secure began and ended with installing some antivirus software and ensuring it was kept up to date. As anyone with even a passing interest in cybersecurity now knows, the days where that was wise are long gone. Antivirus software is still extremely important, and not […]

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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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Remove DoubleLocker ransomware from Android device

Remove DoubleLocker ransomware from Android device

The concept of Android ransomware isn’t new, moreover, it has been on a steady rise throughout 2017. Most blackmail viruses targeting this mobile operating system lock the screen of infected devices and coerce users into paying up in order to reobtain the access. With the new sample called DoubleLocker, though, cybercriminals broke new ground as […]

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Remove Yoyodiy ransomware and recover encrypted files

Remove Yoyodiy ransomware and recover encrypted files

Users hit by the average ransomware threat are in a serious quandary due to the deep-level impact incurred as a result of these attacks. Cybercriminals have become quite professional at utilizing cryptography for malicious purposes, as is the case with the new ransom Trojan called Yoyodiy. It bypasses antimalware defenses when infiltrating a computer, encrypts […]

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