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WiryJMPer Dropper

WiryJMPer Dropper

WiryJMPer Dropper is a malicious Trojan infection that carries other dangerous threats. In other words, if this infection is on your computer, you probably have a lot of more dangerous infections to worry about. At the same time, it might not be that easy to tell when this program slithers into your system. Nevertheless, you have to make sure that you remove WiryJMPer Dropper and everything this Trojan dragged into your system as soon as possible. If you think that you cannot perform manual removal by yourself, you can always employ a powerful antispyware tool that will terminate the infection for you automatically. Read more »

InfoDot Ransomware

InfoDot Ransomware

InfoDot Ransomware appears to be a recently developed ransomware application that can encipher files with both the AES-256 and the RSA-2048 encryption algorithms. So far, our researchers came across two samples that could be attributed to this malware. There are two options: the threat’s developers might be preparing to release a final version, or they mean to spread a couple of different variations of the malware. More information about the malicious application is provided further in this article. Thus, if you wish to know how to avoid such malware or what it is advisable to do after encountering it, we invite you to read our full article. Also, just a bit below the text, you should find deletion instructions that show how you could be able to erase a threat like InfoDot Ransomware manually. Read more »

Reco Ransomware

Reco Ransomware

When Reco Ransomware slithers in and encrypts files, the “.reco” extension is added to their names. This extension is a marker that is added so that victims of this malware could discover the corrupted files right away. Other than that, the extension has no significance, and if you remove it from the original name of the file, nothing will change. You will only have wasted your time. In order to restore the files back to normal, victims need a decryptor. At this time, as Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers inform, a tool capable of restoring some of the files for free exists. The so-called STOP Ransomware Decryptor should be able to restore the files corrupted with an offline key. Do you know where the name of this tool comes from? The name STOP Ransomware is used as an umbrella name to recognize different file-encrypting infections that appear to be controlled by the same attackers. If you continue reading, you will learn about these infections, as well as how to delete Reco Ransomware from the Windows operating system. Read more »

Crash Ransomware

Crash Ransomware

Crash Ransomware is a file-encrypting infection, and it was created for two reasons, which are to infect your system and introduce you to a message. The cybercriminals who stand behind this malware might use spam emails, bundled downloaders, and remote access vulnerabilities among other security backdoors to help this malware infiltrate your operating system without your notice. Once inside the system, the threat continues to hide itself, and so it can encrypt files silently. Once files are encrypted, Crash Ransomware deletes itself. According to the Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, the infection might leave some components behind, and so it would be irresponsible to just ignore the attack once you discover the encrypted files. In fact, before you proceed reading this report, we advise installing a free malware scanner that will determine if there is anything that you need to remove. To learn more about the threat, continue reading. Read more »

Shade8 Ransomware

Shade8 Ransomware

Shade8 Ransomware is one of those malicious infections that can give you a lot of fright, but in reality, they can be easily dealt with. Thus, if you were infected with this program, there is no need to panic. You just need to contact the researchers who can provide you with the decryption tool. Or, if you have a file backup ready, just remove Shade8 Ransomware from your system, delete the encrypted files, and then transfer the healthy copies back into your hard drive. For manual removal instructions, scroll down to the bottom of this description. Read more »

.crypted000007 File Extension Ransomware

.crypted000007 File Extension Ransomware

.crypted000007 File Extension Ransomware is an old ransomware infection that was released around a year ago. If you happen to have this program on-board, you must have encountered some old spam campaign that led to the infection. Since the program is old, it is very likely that there is a public decryption tool available. Nevertheless, you should still back up your files on an external hard drive or a cloud drive because you can never know when other similar infection could enter your system again. Thus, when you remove .crypted000007 File Extension Ransomware, make sure you protect your system from harm. Read more »

ShellTea PoS Malware Threatens the Hospitality Industry

When you stay at a hotel, the last thing you want to worry about is whether or not your credit card data is safe. Well, if ShellTea has silently invaded the network of the hotel you are staying at, this data is not safe. Of course, there is nothing you can do about it because it is the hotel’s responsibility to take care of this. This malware was created by FIN8, and Morphisec Labs observed it attacking operating systems in the spring. Unfortunately, it is impossible to say whether or not there will be no other attacks from this group targeting hotels. In fact, the last time this malware was seen was back in 2017, and so we really cannot know when this malware will strike next. Read more »

Novter Botnet

Novter Botnet is a file-less botnet that is used to control infected machines. Users often do not know that they are infected with a botnet, and they might continue using their computers for a long time before they notice that something is wrong. If your computer has been acting weird, and you want to know whether it has been affected by this botnet, you can scan your system with the SpyHunter free scanner. If the infection is found, please remove Novter Botnet as soon as possible. Should you need any help with malware removal, feel free to leave us a comment. Read more »

'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' Scam

Do you ever wonder what to do with email scams that reach you? The easiest answer is to delete them from your inbox at once. However, sometimes users fall for these scams, and so we feel obliged to talk about the scam that could cause some trouble.

This time, we would like you to pay attention to the 'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' Scam. It is an old email spam campaign, and there is no trick behind its removal. You simply need to ignore its contents and delete the message without even checking it. Read more »

Karl Ransomware

Karl Ransomware

Karl Ransomware might be a devastating surprise to any user who does not back up his files and does not feel like paying around $500 to restore them. The malicious application locks all personal data and shows a note claiming a victim must pay to receive a tool that can decrypt all files. Of course, there are no guarantees such a tool will reach you. Thus, doing as told might result in you losing not just your data, but also a considerable sum of money. If you want to know more about the malware before choosing what to do, we encourage you to read our full article. On the other hand, if you have already decided not to comply with the hackers’ terms, you could erase Karl Ransomware by following our removal instructions provided below this text. Our researchers say it might be best to deal with the malware immediately since it could relaunch when the system restarts and encrypt more files. If deleting it manually seems too tricky, you can use a legitimate antimalware tool instead. Read more »