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MongoLock Ransomware

MongoLock Ransomware

As you may suspect from its title, MongoLock Ransomware can cause trouble for users who have MongoDB databases. Especially for those who do not back up their important files. The malware uploads copies of files available on a database and sends them to its developer’s server. Afterward, the deletion command should be initiated, which ought to permanently remove videos, documents, pictures, and other precious files. Since the threat is created for money extortion, the malicious application should show a ransom note soon after erasing a victim’s data. As you can imagine, the message asks users to pay for copies of their files, and the sum is not exactly small. If you fear you could lose your money in vain, we advise against paying a ransom. Instead, you could erase MongoLock Ransomware with the deletion steps provided below or a legitimate antimalware tool. To get to know the malware better, we invite you to read the rest of this article. Read more »


TONEDEAF is a backdoor Trojan that uses the LinkedIn network to reach its victims. It also means that people install this infection on their computers willingly, but it is very likely that they are not aware of the fact because the installer file doesn’t look dangerous at all.

We believe that it is extremely important to employ regular system scans in order to detect TONEDEAF and other similar infections as soon as possible. Then, you will be able to remove them all at once. If manual removal is not your cup of tea, you can always terminate the infection with a legitimate antispyware tool. Read more »

Careless App Installation Can Lead to the Invasion of Monokle

Monokle is the name you need to remember because it belongs to one of the most vicious Android apps out there. This malicious threat can use trojanized apps to slither into your device, and then it can manipulate it, steal information, and use various spying techniques. The victims of this malware are not safe because the attackers – and whoever gets access to the retrieved information – can know the physical location of the victim, can know where they are planning to be at specific times, and can spy on them using audio and video input. Basically, whoever has this malware on their device can become a victim of a serious attack, and even their physical security could be jeopardized. Due to the history of the infection and the complex spying abilities, it is believed that this malware was built to target very specific victims. Unfortunately, whatever the case might be, deleting Monokle might not be an easy option. Read more »

Search Genie

Search Genie

It probably took you a while to notice that Search Genie is there on your Chrome browser. Or maybe you opened this page right after the extension was added. Whichever it is, welcome to our website. We are here to tell you more about this potentially unwanted program, and what you should do about it.

First, we would like to emphasize that Search Genie is not a malicious computer infection. It is just an extension that works on one browser. But it has certain features that can be deemed undesirable, and thus, it is recommended that you remove it from your browser. Read more »

Infected Ransomware

Infected Ransomware

Infected Ransomware, according to the researchers at, is very similar to an older infection known as Aurora Ransomware. It is possible that this malware belongs to the same attackers; otherwise, different parties are using the same malware code. In both cases, it appears that a free decryptor exists, and can be used to recover the encrypted files. This is terrific news, considering that most file-encrypting ransomware use ciphers that are impossible to crack. Hopefully, you too can free your personal files using a free decryptor, or you can use backups to replace the corrupted copies of your files. In any case, you must delete Infected Ransomware from your Windows operating system. Once you take care of that, you also need to think about the security of your system because you do not want other file-encryptors to slither in again, do you? Please take note of any questions that you might come up with, and you do not hesitate to add them to the comments section. We are here to help you with removal, and we are sure that we can find a solution that works for you. Read more »

CobInt Trojan

CobInt Trojan is a dangerous infection that will not manifest itself at first. This Trojan is there to work silently. Our research shows that this program is a malware downloader, and so, the longer it remains on your system, the more damage it can cause. Therefore, you have to remove CobInt Trojan today.

How can we deal with Trojans when we can’t even tell they’re there? Well, regular system scans with reliable security applications should be one of your top priorities. What’s more, if your security tool detects this infection early on, it can remove it immediately no questions asked. Read more »

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