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Federal Computer Crime Unit Virus

Federal Computer Crime Unit Virus

The latest ransomware infections are targeted at different countries, and Federal Computer Crime Unit Virus is not an exception. After getting into the system, the threat disables your access to the desktop and pops up a bogus notification with a headline Federal Computer Crime Unit on behalf of the Federal Police in Belgium. The message claims that the police have locked the computer, Read more »

Magyar Rendorseg Virus

Magyar Rendorseg Virus

Computer users in Hungary should be aware of Magyar Rendorseg Virus, which is an obstinate computer infection that has to be removed from the system as soon as possible. It is easy to notice this infection, because a screen message is displayed once the virus infects the system. Not only does the virus present a misleading message, but also disables the access to the desktop, which is why it is important to delete Magyar Rendorseg Virus, especially with a professionals and powerful anti-spyware program. Read more »

Certified Toolbar

Certified Toolbar is a two-faced browser plugin, because it can offer you legal search engine services and, on the other hand, can be utilized as a browser hijacker. Even though the application is legitimate and authentic, it supports itself by promoting various web sources, some of which can be linked to cyber criminals. One of the signs indicating that the program is malicious Read more »

Polizia Slovena Ransomware

Polizia Slovena Ransomware

Polizia Slovena Ransomware is a critical computer infection which you will not be able to remove on your own unless you are an experienced specialist and know how to terminate such a malicious infection manually. We call this infection malicious, because this threat paralyzes the computer to manipulate the user, and this is why you should remove it immediately. Read more »

Microsoft Essential Security Pro 2013

Microsoft Essential Security Pro 2013

Welcome to the cyber criminals’ world if you have just somehow learned that Microsoft Essential Security Pro 2013 is a treacherous application. This malware is indeed bogus and has been created to trick computer users into believing that their computers are infected. If you by chance find Microsoft Essential Security Pro 2013 on your computer, do not hesitate to remove it from your system. Read more »

Cool Web Search Toolbar

Cool web search toolbar, also known as CWS toolbar and CoolWebSearch toolbar, is a cunning browser hijacker which you will find very annoying, and it is very likely that soon after its installation you will decide that you need to remove it from the system. The hijacker infects Internet Explorer and causes a lot of trouble to computer users, because as many malicious unwanted hijackers, this fraudulent extension changes the homepage of a browser and replaces search result websites with ones irrelevant to your search keywords. Read more »

How to Improve PC Speed

Increase your PC’s Performance in 8 Easy Steps

The following tips for making a PC run faster should be received as ongoing maintenance of high speed of your machine.

Tip #1. Change the Settings of Startup Programs

If you do not allow unimportant startup programs to run when you log onto your computer, the machine will start running faster. Read more »

Europol Ransomware Virus

Europol Ransomware Virus

Obviously, hackers are still writing new fake warnings for the Reveton Trojan that takes control of a computer, because Europol  Virus (european law enforcement agency virus), a new computer threat, has come to researchers’ notice. This infection is a piece of ransomware that locks the system down in order to manipulate you. Moreover, it pops up a fake notification saying that the computer is paralyzed due to your illegal activities to achieve the criminals’ ultimate goal, which is to convince you to give your money up. Read more »

Simppull Toolbar

There are a lot of dangerous computer infections that look like useful programs and plug-ins. Simppull Toolbar is a browser hijacker that comes in a form of browser add-on. At first, it might seem as though it helps you to browse the Internet and find the things you want easier, but if you try removing Simppull Toolbar from your computer, you will see that this toolbar resists the removal, as it does not have an uninstall utility. Read more »

Slow Internet Explorer ?

Learn how to Accelerate Internet Explorer

If you notice that your Internet connection is slower than usual, it is a sign that your PC’s performance has decreased. The tips on using Internet Explorer presented below will help you to deal with the problem. Read more »