Monthly Archives: January 2017 - Page 3 tries to create a good impression about itself: it contains interesting articles under such categories as business, tech, gaming, entertainment, lifestyle, sports, and world. On top of that, it enables users to search for the information using its search box located at the top of the page. definitely cannot be called a malicious page that can directly cause harm to the computer; however, it does not mean that you necessarily need to keep it set on all your browsers if you find it quite annoying. It is, especially, advisable to eliminate it from browsers if it has been set there without your permission. Think twice before letting stay if you have agreed with the changes yourself because security specialists cannot guarantee that it is a website that is fully reliable and can cause no harm. Read the rest of the report and decide yourself what to do with it. Read more » might find its way into your system through unreliable extensions or other suspicious software. It can affect almost all major browsers except Microsoft Edge by replacing user’s default settings like the homepage, new tab page, or search engine. As a consequence, the application was categorized as a browser hijacker. Besides these annoying changes the threat could also show you potentially dangerous advertising content, e.g. it could lead you to web pages distributing similar suspicious software or even malicious programs. If you do not want to harm your computer accidentally while simply searching the Internet, we would advise you to get a more reliable tool. However, to do so, firstly, it is necessary to get rid of Erasing the hijacker manually could be a difficult task for some users, so if you decide to remove it, we urge you to do so while following the instructions located below the article. Read more »

You may not know how was installed on your computer, but now that this browser hijacker is there, you cannot ignore it. A browser hijacker can easily expose unsuspecting users to corrupted content, and sometimes that might also result in a malware infection, too. Therefore, you will do yourself a favor if you remove from your computer immediately. Deleting this program is not something hard; you just have to follow the removal instructions below this description to do it. When you are done, please consider scanning your PC with a security program because you are bound to have more unwanted applications on-board. Read more »

The minimalistic and clean appearance of might give you the impression that it is a safe, legitimate search engine. However, our malware researchers have classified it as a browser hijacker because it was designed to replace your browser’s homepage address and show you commercial advertisements that it presents as links in the search results. Furthermore, it can collect information about you to customize the ad campaign and generate more income. As you can see, it does not offer anything of value, so you should consider removing it. If you want to find out more about this hijacker, please read this short description. Read more »

According to our malware researchers at, is an adware server that can redirect you to questionable promotional websites and show you potentially unsafe third-party commercial advertisements. Being exposed to such browser content can only mean one thing: Your operating system has been penetrated and infected by an adware program. Unfortunately, this adware usually spreads in bundles, which also means that your system could be under attack by several malware infections right now. If you do not want to make things worse and end up with a crippled system running slow, we advise you to remove from your system as soon as possible. This can be done by identifying the ad-supported program responsible for this redirection. But once at it, you should not let any other potential threat on board either. Please read our full report to find out more about this infection and ways to protect your computer from similar attacks. Read more »

Satan Ransomware

Satan Ransomware

Malware analysts at have recently acquired a sample file of ransomware called Satan Ransomware. This application is dangerous because it can encrypt your personal files and demand that you pay money for the decryption key. However, you should remove it instead because there is no way of knowing whether the cybercriminals behind it will keep their word and send you the key once you have paid. This particular ransomware falls into the Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) category because its developers sell the license to use it for cyber criminals and take a cut off their profits. The criminals can distribute this it as they please, so your PC can become infected with it when you least expect it. Read more » is a tool for converting Word, Excel, PowerPoint, JPEG, and a bunch of other different files to PDF. Specifically speaking, it works as a file converter. Evidently, it is closely associated with the website because this tool contains links leading to this website. Many users find this file converter quite handy, so they do not even suspect that it is not be the most trustworthy piece of software. Researchers have found that the extension is not as beneficial as it might seem to be at first glance. Several disturbing findings have been made by specialists at who tested this program, so they have no doubts that it should be categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). You could find more specific details about this piece of software in the paragraphs that follow. This information should help you to decide whether should stay or not. Read more »



Amulec is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), but you cannot underestimate it. This infection is recognized as a PUP because it comes packaged with Elex hijackers, and it might be installed as an integral part that cannot be separated from the hijacker. Unfortunately, this program is much more malicious than the hijacker that it might come bundled with, and our research team warns that it could be responsible for downloading an array of malicious infections onto your vulnerable operating system. Some (if not most) users will not notice this infection at all unless they check out the uninstallers via the Control Panel. Notably, the PUP might have a slightly different name, and other versions include amuleC, amuleC1, amuleC2, or aMuleCustom. Needless to say, regardless of the name used, you must remove Amulec as soon as possible. malware researchers have carefully tested and assessed this mysterious infection. If you want to learn what was found, continue reading. Read more »

Fake Error Sl9dw61 0-800-090-3853 Tech Support

If you get redirected to suspicious web pages asking you to “call for support: 0-800-090-3853,” you probably came across a threat that we call Fake Error Sl9dw61 0-800-090-3853 Tech Support alert. As our specialists at noticed the warning might appear at any time when users are browsing. To make matters worse, the pop-up could lock your browser and so disturb your browsing. It may not happen to everyone, but if you did experience it, we would advise you to close the browser through the Task Manager provided you cannot turn it off as usual. Once the browser is restarted, users should eliminate Fake Error Sl9dw61 0-800-090-3853 Tech Support alert at once. These tasks might seem to be too complicated for less experienced users; thus our specialists recommend erasing the threat while looking at the instructions located at the end of this page as they will explain the process in more detail. Read more »

Nemesis Ransomware

Nemesis Ransomware is a newcomer in one of the most dangerous segment of malware infections. This ransomware is mostly attacking vulnerable servers of corporations that may have the financial background to pay the demanded ransom fee for the decryption of their precious files. This major hit encrypts all important files, including documents and databases, which could be devastating for a hospital or any company storing large amounts of client data, not to mention sensitive information. Although it may seem as the only option for you to transfer the ransom fee, we must warn you that it is always risky. It is one thing that cyber criminals may not even consider sending you the decryptor software, but there could be technical issues emerging, too. What if these crooks need to shut down the Command and Control server? This could mean that your unique decryption key would be lost so you could do nothing even if you had the software. We always recommend that you remove the ransomware that has hit you; however, in this particular case we do not say so. The reason is simple: There is no need to delete Nemesis Ransomware because it does it automatically when its vicious job is done. Read more »