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Babylon Toolbar

Babylon Toolbar

Babylon Toolbar is a browser add-on that is supposed to enhance the overall Internet browsing experience. It is usually installed by users, who download it from Cnet's Download.com website. It could also be downloaded from Babylon.com, which is the official website of this product. Babylon Toolbar is also commonly delivered by a list of other programs that share bundled software. Read more »

BUNDESPOLIZEI. Es ist die ungesetzliche tätigkeit enthüllt

If you live in Germany or use a German proxy and get infected with Ukash Virus, chances are you will get the BUNDESPOLIZEI. Es ist die ungesetzliche tätigkeit enthüllt version. It doesn't take a genius mind to realize that this is a fake notification that hides behind the name of German Federal Police. Also, even if you don't understand German, you still get the main idea when you see the message plastered all over your screen: Read more »

PC Optimizer Pro

PC Optimizer Pro

PC Optimizer Pro is a fake system optimization tool. It is a rogue program that displays a list of fake notifications and errors. PC Optimizer tries to convince the infected user to buy the fake program, saying it can improve the overall system performance. PC Optimizer Pro also says that the errors can be taken care of, only if the user acquires the full version of the program. Read more »

About Blank

About Blank

If your home page has suddenly been changed and now all you face is “About Blank”, there is no doubt that your computer has been infected with a vicious hijacker which is very well know for its abilities to regenerate upon the removal. Once of the reasons why it could be extremely difficult to delete About Blank hijacker is its close connections to Trojans, worms or other infections which are likely to be the reason behind the infection’s existence. Read more »

Polizia Postale e Delle Virus

Polizia Postale e Delle Virus

Polizia postale e delle virus is a computer ransomware. It is created by the same people who have spawned FBI Moneypak, Interpol Departament of Cybercrime virus, Gerdarmerie Nationale Virus and other similar computer threats under the Ukash name. These ransomware applications are highly localized as it can be seen from Polizia postale e delle virus. This infection is marketed for Italian speaker users. The message this threat displays covers the entire screen and does not allow the user to access any of his programs. Read more »

Interpol Departament of Cybercrime Virus

Interpol Departament of Cybercrime Virus

Cyber criminals have set out to fool thousands of computer users with their newest latent ransomware Interpol Departament of Cybercrime virus which works in the same manner as Gendarmerie Nationale Virus, International Police Association (IAC) virus and a great number of other Paysafecard viruses. This time schemers are spreading out wider than usual as their devious virus is no longer targeted at a specific country and aims to tick communities all over the world. Read more »

Trojan.Nitol.A

It is really difficult to fight an infection you cannot see. Trojan.Nitol.A is good at hiding itself and inflicting damage on the target system. This Trojan does not differ much from other Trojan infections, making it a rather generic threat. However, that does not mean you should not take Trojan.Nitol.A seriously. In fact, you should perform system scan periodically to make sure you remove Trojan.Nitol.A in the early stages of the infection. Read more »

Gendarmerie Nationale Virus

Gendarmerie Nationale Virus

Gendarmerie Nationale Virus is a French ransomware infection which is also a clone of the well-known Ukash virus that turns the victimized computer’s processing upside down, because the threat disables access to the desktops programs, does not allow the user to browser the Internet, and claims that these measures are taken because illegal activities have been carried on from the computer. Read more »

Police Virus

Police Virus

Police Virus is a type of ransomware that locks you out of your desktop and then demands a fine for a crime you haven't committed. Usually Police Virus gets into your system via spam email, bulk downloads or infected websites. What you have to know is that Police Virus is a part of a huge ransomware family under the name of Ukash Virus, that encompasses infections targeted at multinational users. Other infections similar to Police Virus include FBI Moneypak, Metropolitan Police Virus, Cuerpo National De Policia Virus, Read more »

Den Svenska Polisen It-sakerhet Ukash

Den Svenska Polisen It-sakerhet Ukash

If you are familiar with the term “ransomware”, you should beware of the latest ransomware infection Den Svenska Polisen It-sakerhet Ukash, which has targeted computers located in Sweden. Like its predecessors, this cunning application disables the computer’s screen in the hope that the user will get scared and pay a ransom fee. Typically, the fine is one hundred dollars, euros or pounds. In this case, 500 kronor is required to unlock the machine, which you should not do but delete Den Svenska Polisen It-sakerhet Ukash. Read more »