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Critical Warning 888-412-7389

Critical Warning 888-412-7389

The devious Critical Warning 888-412-7389 scam is targeted at Windows users with vulnerable operating systems. The warning does not show up out of nowhere, and it is fully dependent on a malicious .exe file that is dropped onto the computer silently. Needless to say, if the operating system is protected and guarded, this malicious file could not be executed. Therefore, besides thinking about the malicious threat, you also should think about your virtual security. If you do not take appropriate steps to secure your operating system, other kinds of malicious threats could try to invade! In this report, we focus on helping you delete Critical Warning 888-412-7389 file, but do not forget that you need to think about security overall as well. Anti-Spyware-101.com research team is ready to answer your questions, and the comments section is open to anyone and everyone. Read more »

ABANTES Ransomware

ABANTES Ransomware

ABANTES Ransomware is based on an open-source threat known as Hidden-Tear Ransomware. Unlike most of the other file-encrypting applications created with Hidden-Tear Ransomware’s code, the malware does not demand a ransom. It looks as if the hackers created the threat for no other reason except to damage the infected computer’s system and the victim’s private files. Afterward, the malware may show an annoying message that tells victims not to kill any processes, delete the malware, or use antimalware tools. The note claims that if the user does not stick with the rules, his computer “will die.” However, it might not matter if you keep with the malware’s rules or not. If the threat rewrites the computer’s MBR (Master Boot Record), you might be forced to reinstall Windows. Otherwise, you might be able to get rid of it with a reputable antimalware tool or the deletion instructions placed below. Read more »

EarthAndSatelliteMaps

EarthAndSatelliteMaps

EarthAndSatelliteMaps is a browser extension that is classified as a potentially unwanted program. It means that this extension is not an immediate computer security threat, but it could exhibit certain behavioral patterns that you may find undesirable.

If it was not your intention to add this extension to your browser, scroll down to the bottom of this description and use the manual removal instructions to delete EarthAndSatelliteMaps for good. To find out more about the extension itself, please continue reading the article. Our aim is to tell you about this type of software so you could be aware of the potential security issues it brings. Read more »

Guvara Ransomware

Guvara Ransomware

You cannot be careless when opening spam emails because Guvara Ransomware and many other threats could hide within them. Cyber criminals are smart, and they know what kinds of subject lines and messages can lure in more gullible people. If they allow the malicious threat in, it can start corrupting files almost immediately. Unfortunately, if the victim does not realize that malware has invaded and delete the launcher right there and then, they are unlikely to stop the attack in time. After files are encrypted, the infection reveals itself using an added extension (“.guvara”), as well as a text file, which we discuss further in the report. Unfortunately, the recovery of files is unlikely to be possible, and you cannot save them even by deleting Guvara Ransomware. Obviously, it is necessary to remove this malware anyway, and we recommend taking care of that as soon as possible. Read more »

BROOM PC Cleaner

BROOM PC Cleaner

BROOM PC Cleaner is a potentially unwanted program that computer security specialists are very wary about. It might not be the worst security threat out there, but you shouldn’t keep this program on-board if you care about your system stability and personal data security.

In this description, we will look at how BROOM PC Cleaner spreads around, what the implications of keeping this app on your system are. As mentioned, in order to protect your computer from malicious exploitation, it would be for the best to remove BROOM PC Cleaner as soon as possible. You can find the manual removal instructions at the bottom of this article. Read more »

Best File Converter

Best File Converter

Best File Converter is a browser extension that lets users convert documents into PDF files and the other way around. However, you should know it falls under the classification of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). It means the application could do something that might make a user wish it was gone even if he installed it himself. To learn more about why the extension might be annoying, you should read the rest of this article. Should you decide you want to eliminate Best File Converter manually, you could also use the instructions located at the end of this text. Since it is classified as a PUP, it can be erased with security software too. If you like this option better, you should download a legitimate antimalware tool and do a full system scan. After it, the chosen tool ought to let you remove the suspicious plugin and other possible threats by clicking its provided deletion button. Read more »

Scarab-Crypted034 Ransomware

Scarab-Crypted034 Ransomware

Scarab-Crypted034 Ransomware is a malicious computer infection. As such, it attacks innocent individual and corporate users. When it enters a target system, it can encrypt most of the files, and then demand a ransom payment. Although getting infected with a ransomware program can be intimidating, it should never stop you from fighting these infections and removing them from your system. You can find the manual removal guide for Scarab-Crypted034 Ransomware right at the bottom of this description. On the other hand, if you feel that you cannot do that on your own, you can always terminate this program with a legitimate antispyware tool. Read more »

cyberwars@qq.com Ransomware

cyberwars@qq.com Ransomware

You do not need to be an experienced Windows user to uncover cyberwars@qq.com Ransomware because this infection is supposed to reveal itself. As soon as it is done encrypting files, it launches a window with its name as the title, and it also marks the corrupted files with a unique extension that contains the victim’s ID (“.id-[8-character ID].[cyberwars@qq.com].war”). The window that is launched contains a message, and although the attackers behind the infection state that files were encrypted “due to a security problem,” it should be pretty obvious that files were encrypted by cyber criminals. What is the reason behind that? How can you restore your personal files? How are you supposed to remove cyberwars@qq.com Ransomware from your Windows operating system? Finally, how can you protect the system against this kind of malware in the future? These are the questions that our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has already answered in this report. Continue reading if you want to learn more. Read more »

PackTrackPlus

PackTrackPlus

PackTrackPlus is a PUP or a potentially unwanted program. The extension provides a feature that allows tracking packages, which is why it might look useful at first. However, the research shows that it can display targeted advertising material when the user is browsing. Such behavior might irritate some users, which is why the application falls under the classification of PUPs. If you cannot stand targeted advertisements, you may want to remove PackTrackPlus from your browser. The task is not particularly complicated, and if you need any guidance, you should use the removal steps located below this article. Also, the extension can be eliminated with the help of a legitimate antimalware tool as well, so if the instructions seem to be tricky, you could use a preferred security tool instead. Read more »

Divine Ransomware

Divine Ransomware

You can be sure that Divine Ransomware has invaded your Windows operating system and corrupted your files, if you can find the “.[divine@cock.lu].divine” extension appended to their original names. The files with this extension are encrypted and, therefore, cannot be read in a normal manner. A decryptor is necessary, but it is highly unlikely that you would obtain it. Of course, cyber criminals do not want you to know it, and they use a deceptive message to push you into contacting them and then paying a ransom for a decryptor tool that, allegedly, can restore your personal files. Anti-Spyware-101.com research team does not know how much the attackers of the malicious infection could ask in return for this decryptor, but whether the sum is small or large, we do not recommend paying it. The only things we recommend doing are deleting Divine Ransomware and securing your operating system to ensure that similar and other kinds of threats could not invade it in the future. Read more »