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Matrix-NEWRAR Ransomware

Matrix-NEWRAR Ransomware

Documents, photos, archives, videos, and other types of personal files are not safe if Matrix-NEWRAR Ransomware invades your Windows operating system. This malignant infection slithers into operating systems that are not protected and whose owners are not as careful as they should be. The infection can hide itself in malicious downloaders and even spam email attachments, and so if you click, download, and open carelessly, you could face malware. Besides deleting Matrix-NEWRAR Ransomware, you also need to rethink your own behavior to ensure that you do not encounter malicious threats again. Another thing o think about is the protection of your operating system. While you might be able to evade threats by being cautious, you want to install security software (anti-malware) to help you out. The bonus is that it can also automatically remove threats that already exist on your computer. Of course, this is not the only option you have, and you can learn more about that by reading this report. Read more »

Pottieq Ransomware

Pottieq Ransomware

Pottieq Ransomware is known to be a variation of Aura Ransomware. The ransomware infection has been developed to lock files on affected computers, but, luckily, it does not encrypt any system files. This means that you could continue using your computer normally. Of course, you could no longer access any of your personal files. This threat is quite sophisticated malicious software because it, unlike simpler ransomware infections, copies itself to %ALLUSERSPROFILE% and drops a ransom picture in the Startup folder so that it would be opened for the victim automatically after the system restart. The ransom note dropped let users know that the decryption service is not free: “our assistance is not free, so expect to pay a reasonable price for our decrypting service.” Ransomware developers always want money from users they manage to affect, but you should not give them a cent. We say so not without reason. It is very likely that you will not get anything from cyber criminals if you make a payment. In other words, the chances are high that your files will stay encrypted no matter what you do, so, in our opinion, it would be best to delete Pottieq Ransomware fully and then try out all alternative ways to decrypt files. For example, you can restore them from a backup. Second, you can wait until the free decryptor is released. Third, you can use available data recovery tools. Unfortunately, we cannot promise that you could fix all your files. Read more »

Porn clickjat Trojan

Porn clickjat Trojan is a harmful Trojan infection with adware capabilities. It can be downloaded from its official website http://kele55.com, and, judging from the language it uses, it targets users living in China primarily. Of course, it does not mean that all other computer users are safe – they can still encounter this infection, especially if they keep their computers unprotected. Even though Porn clickjat Trojan has an official website it can be downloaded from directly, users do not need to download it consciously to find it installed on their computers because it can also be installed on computers without the users’ knowledge. Trojan infections are considered serious malware, but, luckily, not all of them are hard to remove. Porn clickjat Trojan is a perfect example illustrating this statement – it can be deleted using Control Panel. If you have ever erased undesirable software from your PC, it would not be a problem to get rid of it too. Just make sure you do not leave it active on your system because serious privacy and security-related problems might arise sooner or later. Read more »

Parasite HTTP RAT

New malicious threats emerge every day, and you must protect yourself and the operating system against all of them. Parasite HTTP RAT is a Trojan that is exceptionally dangerous because it can evade detection by security software as well. So, even if you have employed anti-malware software to keep the system malware-free, you could still become a victim of this threat. That depends on the security software you use, as well as your own behavior. Behavior is important because the Trojan uses deception to trick Windows users into executing it themselves. The creator of the infection does not even need to worry too much about how the threat is spread. If users are tricked into letting this devious infection in, their virtual security is put at risk. Anti-Spyware-101.com research team warns that the remote-access Trojan (RAT) can steal passwords, and that can cause many problems. So, do you need to delete Parasite HTTP RAT, and how should you do it? You can find information about the removal of the malicious Trojan in this report. Read more »

BDKR Ransomware

BDKR Ransomware

Cyber criminals behind the old ransomware infection LockCrypt Ransomware have not stopped doing their dirty work. As specialists have noticed, BDKR Ransomware, which has turned out to be the new version of this malicious application, has been recently spotted by malware analysts. The malicious application is quite destructive, they say, but, of course, it shares the primary goal with its predecessor. To be more specific, there is no doubt that it has also been developed by cyber criminals to extract money from users easier. BDKR Ransomware not only encrypts personal files once it is launched but also drops its own copy to the %WINDIR% folder next to system files and creates a point of execution (PoE). As a consequence, it continues working in the background even after the system restart and kills all launched applications, which clearly shows that it is quite sophisticated malware. Luckily, it does not affect Task Manager – you could delete BDKR Ransomware from your system manually. It is not a problem if you do not know anything about the removal of malicious software because our specialists have prepared the step-by-step manual removal guide to make cleaning the system an easier task. Read more »

Acroware Cryptolocker Ransomware

Acroware Cryptolocker Ransomware

When Acroware Cryptolocker Ransomware invades the operating system it immediately launches a window that locks the screen, which automatically prevents the users from accessing their operating system and the files within. The lock-down is created to make it impossible to confirm whether or not files were encrypted, and that is meant to push victims into following the demands to pay a ransom. Although there are some real file-encryptors that corrupt files and lock the screens, this cryptolocker is not one of them. According to our researchers, the infection does not encrypt a single file, which is why you should delete it without any hesitation. Do you know how to remove Acroware Cryptolocker Ransomware? If you continue reading, you will learn how to handle this threat. Just remember that it is not the first or the last infection that might come your way. If you do not want to face more serious threats or have to deal with deleting them, you want to make sure your operating system is guarded. Read more »

SimpleHolidayRecipes Toolbar

SimpleHolidayRecipes Toolbar

Do not install SimpleHolidayRecipes Toolbar on your computer if you do not want to find your browsers’ settings altered because this is exactly what this application does. Partially, this is why it has been categorized as a potentially unwanted application by specialists. As the browser plugin’s name suggests, it provides access to holiday recipes, which sounds quite useful, we have to admit. Of course, it does not mean that the only way to find holiday recipes is to install SimpleHolidayRecipes Toolbar on the system. You can find them on the web yourself using an ordinary search provider. Potentially unwanted applications are not serious threats, so if you have installed SimpleHolidayRecipes Toolbar but have changed your opinion about its usefulness soon or the application has been installed on your computer without your knowledge, you could delete it without difficulty. You can find the manual removal guide showing how to remove SimpleHolidayRecipes Toolbar step by step below the final paragraph. Feel free to use it. Read more »

Scarab-Glutton Ransomware

Scarab-Glutton Ransomware

Your operating system must be protected at all times because a single security backdoor can be used to infiltrate malware. Scarab-Glutton Ransomware is a serious infection that can invade your operating system with the help of misleading spam emails, and if you are more gullible than other users, you could be tricked into executing the malicious infection yourself. If you download files or software and they do not open or work the way you expect them to, remove them immediately because you do not want to take the risk of ignoring malware. If you are not sure, quickly scan your system using a reliable malware scanner. Do not use just any scanner because there are plenty of fake ones. If you waste time or ignore suspicious files, you might soon find your personal files encrypted. Our research team warns that once your files are encrypted, it is not possible to recover them. All in all, whether or not your files are encrypted, you need to delete Scarab-Glutton Ransomware, and this article should help you. Read more »

KOK8 Ransomware

KOK8 Ransomware is a threat that changes the computer’s background picture, encrypts all private data of its user, and then shows a message asking to email the hackers who created it to receive decryption tools. Given ransomware applications are tools for extorting victims we have no doubt the reply from the cybercriminals should ask for a ransom. What you should realize is dealing with these people could be hazardous as there are no reassurances they will not scam you. Thus, if you do not like the idea, you would have to pay for tools you may never receive we would advise ignoring the malware’s ransom note. Leaving the threat could be still dangerous, so we highly recommend removing KOK8 Ransomware. To make the task easier, we have prepared manual deletion instructions located at the end of this article. Read more »

Dark Tequila

Malware researchers have recently become aware of a new malicious application. It has received a name Dark Tequila. The infection is not exactly new. The thorough analysis carried out by malware researchers has clearly shown that Dark Tequila has been active since 2013. We can only imagine how many users it has already affected, but since it is capable of replicating itself like a worm, it is very likely that thousands of users have already fell victim to it. It is not that easy to find out about the successful entrance of this infection, so we do not blame those users who find out about its successful infiltration only when they realize that some financial information and login credentials have been stolen from them. Dark Tequila uses sophisticated evasion techniques in order not to get caught. Specifically speaking, it has been observed by specialists that it uses UPX and Yoda crypter to avoid detection. Of course, it does not mean that it is impossible to find out about its presence on the system. You just need to perform a scan with a diagnostic antimalware scanner. If malware is detected, make sure you erase it ASAP. Do not forget that it has infiltrated your computer to steal sensitive information! Read more »