Monthly Archives: January 2018

CCord SystemLocker

CCord SystemLocker

CCord SystemLocker is a computer infection that is classified as ransomware. It means that it holds your computer hostage and wants you to pay a ransom fee. If you pay the fee, the program will give you your system back, or so it says. These days, when we deal with ransomware programs, we usually expect to encounter the encrypting ransomware programs that scramble user’s files and then wait for users to pay for the decryption key. CCord SystemLocker, on the other hand, does not do anything of the sort. This program locks your screen, and you need to remove the infection for good if you want to access your desktop again. Read more »

'Bad Rabbit Attack' Scam

You cannot fall for the malicious 'Bad Rabbit Attack' Scam because if you do, you are at risk of having your virtual identity stolen and your operating system flooded with dangerous malware. The scam should be introduced to users via a misleading webpage set up by schemers, but, at the time of research, analysts could not find one. It is possible that the page has been taken down already or that the scam itself was upgraded. Scams are rarely long-lasting, and, in most cases, their creators set up new pages, employ new helpline numbers, and present new warnings to cover their tracks and fool more users. Unfortunately, although more and more information about these scams is available, users still fall for them every day. Hopefully, you have not called the number represented by the scam we are discussing in this report. In either case, you should continue reading to learn why that would be risky, as well as how to figure out if you need to delete 'Bad Rabbit Attack' Scam-associated malware. Read more »

Chrome Security Warning Scam

There is no doubt Chrome Security Warning Scam is a fake alert, so if you notice it on your browser, you should not believe anything it says. Our researchers learned it might be displayed by another threat accidentally installed on the computer and it seems to be compatible just with Google Chrome. If you want to find out more details about this suspicious notification, we invite you to read the rest of our article. Moreover, slightly below the text users can find deletion instructions prepared by our specialists at By following them, you could learn how to close the fictitious alert if your browser gets stuck, how to eliminate threats possibly related to Chrome Security Warning Scam, and reset the affected browser just in case. Of course, if it looks too challenging you could get a reliable antimalware tool instead and let it take care of potential threats for you. Read more »


Lebal is a nasty malicious application that will steal information from your computer if it ever slithers onto it. To tell you the truth, it seems that this infection primarily targets private companies, organizations, and institutions, but, of course, you cannot be so sure that you will never find it on your computer either, so you should be cautious 24/7. If you suspect that you could have become one of the victims of this nasty threat, scan your system with an antimalware scanner or check the main folders on your computer yourself. You should be able to find malicious .exe files representing Lebal in %TEMP%, %USERPROFILE%\Desktop, or %USERPROFILE%\Downloads. If it turns out to be true that you have a Trojan active on your computer, you must delete it as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it usually takes some time for users to realize that they have this Trojan because these threats enter computers illegally and perform activities in the background. Specifically speaking, Lebal is a threat used to steal personal information from users’ computers. As a consequence, if you do not disable it, privacy-related problems will arise sooner or later. It is not so easy to delete Trojans manually, but we promise to help you erase it – continue reading! Read more »

If you no longer see your good old search tool when you launch your Google Chrome browser, and is opened for you instead, it means that a browser hijacker has already infiltrated your computer and altered your browser’s settings. Unlike similar malicious applications, it applies changes to users’ web browsers by installing its own extension. You can find it next to other extensions with a Chrome ID: gadgkfhfekoobdjlloffkinjbclhbfml. Luckily, this infection does not alter all settings. Our researchers say that it only changes default search tools on those web browsers it affects. We can assure you that is not a search provider that can be trusted. Do not expect it to improve your web searching experience in any way as well. It can only bring you problems, believe us, so go to remove the search tool set on your browser without your knowledge mercilessly. Since it appears because the malicious browser extension is installed, the only way to make it gone is to erase that add-on. Continue reading if you have never done that before because we will talk about the manual browser hijacker removal in the second part of this report. Read more »

musicZone Search

musicZone Search

There are a lot of potentially unwanted programs out there that might cause more trouble than do any good. That is why it would be for the best if you were to avoid the likes of musicZone Search. This program is a Chrome browser extension, and it comes promising to provide you with the most relevant search results when it comes to music. The problem here is that users often do not know how such extensions get added to their browsers, and if it happens accidentally, it is clear that one needs to remove musicZone Search at once. Read more »

GandCrab Ransomware

GandCrab Ransomware

GandCrab Ransomware is yet another file encrypting infection that was created by cyber criminals to take your money. Just like most other threats of this kind, the ransomware could slither into the targeted system using corrupted spam emails and known security backdoors, but our malware researchers have found that the threat can also be spread using the RigEK exploit kit. RigEK delivers malicious payload when the victim visits an unsecure website. After this, it employs Javascript to check for any vulnerable plug-ins that could be exploited. At the time of research, the ransomware was mostly affecting Windows users in South Korea, the United States, China, and Russia, but that does not mean that you are safe if you live in a different region. If you still have time, you need to protect your operating system as soon as possible, but if the malicious infection has already invaded, you need to focus on deleting it first. If you do not know how to remove GandCrab Ransomware, you will find useful information in this report. Read more » Ransomware

You do not want to encounter Ransomware, believe us. Research conducted by specialists working at has clearly shown that this malicious application is one of those threats mercilessly encrypting users’ files. As a consequence, it is called crypto-malware by researchers. If it is already too late for prevention, i.e. if you have discovered the ransomware infection on your computer, you cannot turn the clock back and prevent it from entering your system, but it does not mean that you have to live with Ransomware active on your system. Specialists say that this threat should be removed from the system as soon as possible because it does not stop working after encrypting files on affected computers. It creates a Value in the Run registry key, so it continues working even if the affected machine is rebooted. If it is not disabled, you might find more files encrypted on your computer soon. We are sure you do not want to discover more ruined files, so we will help you to delete Ransomware fully. Continue reading this report for now. Read more »

Package Access Helper

Package Access Helper might seem like a malicious process as it could show error messages, stop you from installing new applications, make particular programs crash, drain your device’s battery, and so on. Nevertheless, specialists confirm it a genuine process or an application associated with the Android operating system. It is just in some cases that it may start causing users problems out of nowhere. As we researched this issue, we realized it is not entirely new since some of the users’ reports on various forums shows it occurred a couple of years ago as well. Surprisingly, to this day there is not much information about Package Access Helper error, although there are a few solutions that helped some of the users who faced this problem. Therefore, if you are having similar troubles with your Android device, we advise you to read the rest of our report and take a look at the recommended solutions available at the end of the article. Read more »


Killbot, also known as KillBot_Virus Ransomware, could be a severe threat to your system and to your files once its finished version manages to slither onto your PC. As a matter of fact, our malware experts at say that this ransomware program seems like a project in development as not all functionalities work just yet. However, since this malicious program is coded in .NET, we inspected it and found that this threat can actually cause serious damage to your system once it is finished. In fact, it seems like a wiper and ransomware hybrid that has capability to encrypt all possible files on your system, including .exe files. Fortunately, the current version simply locks your screen with its ransom note but does not encrypt or damage your files. Therefore, you can relatively easily remove Killbot from your PC without losing your files to encryption. Nevertheless, you cannot take this threat lightly because if it has managed to infiltrate your system this time, what will protect you next time? Read more »