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Dablio Ransomware

Dablio Ransomware

If you are seeing a note saying “#DABLIO Good Morning. Good afternoon. Good evening,” you are most likely dealing with the so-called Dablio Ransomware. The rest of the note should explain how to pay a ransom to decrypt the files the malicious program encrypts upon entering the computer. Of course, we do not recommend paying anything as there are no guarantees the cybercriminals who created the infection will hold on to their word. In other words, you could get scammed, and if you do not want to risk it happening, we would recommend not to negotiate with the hackers, but to erase the malicious application. Its deletion will not restore any files, although you try to get them back with backup copies or data recovery tools. For more information about Dablio Ransomware, we invite you to read our full report. Just a bit below it you should find our deletion instructions that explain how to eliminate the malware by yourself. Read more »

MixSportTV Search Plus

MixSportTV Search Plus

If you cannot imagine your daily life without watching various sports events, you might think that MixSportTV Search Plus is a good browser extension. Judging from its name, it should help you find sports contents online. However, our research specialists say that this application is a potentially unwanted program, and potentially unwanted programs might come with a number of unwanted features. The point is that it would be for the best to remove MixSportTV Search Plus from your browser, especially if you did not intend to have this extension in the first place. Once you remove it, do not forget to scan your PC with SpyHunter. Read more »

Eredel Stealer Extended

Eredel Stealer Extended is a malicious application that can steal various information about you. The malware does so by recording the things user types with his keyboard as well as reading data stored in specific browsers’ cookies. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com say the infection should be classified as a Trojan keylogger. As you might imagine it is not an easy task to detect such a threat without the help of antimalware tools. Unfortunately, it is crucial to get rid of it immediately as the longer it stays on the system, the more private and sensitive information it can collect and pass to hackers distributing it. Apparently, there might be lots of cybercriminals spearing Eredel Stealer Extended as it can be purchased online. For more details about the Trojan keep reading the text, and if you need help while removing it manually, we can offer the instructions located at the end of the text. Read more »

MediaStart

MediaStart

Have you downloaded the MediaStart extension onto your Google Chrome web browser? If you have, we need to ask you if you are 100% sure that this extension can be trusted. Considering that you have found this article, you must have doubts. Our research team at Anti-Spyware-101.com classifies the add-on as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), and that is because it can change the browser’s settings, as well as collect and share information about users. If you are curious to learn what we mean by that, you should continue reading the report. Ultimately, we do recommend removing MediaStart, and if you have decided that that is what you want to do as well, you can read to learn more about the options you have. The guide that shows how to delete the extension from the browser manually can be found below. Hopefully, things clear up, and you know what you need to do, but if you continue having questions after you are done reading, do not forget to add them to the comments area. Read more »

EnyBeny CRISTMAS Ransomware

EnyBeny CRISTMAS Ransomware

EnyBeny CRISTMAS Ransomware is a malicious infection that aims to rip you off. This program is there to hold your files hostage until you pay the ransom fee. However, we have grounds to believe that this ransomware infection is not going to issue the decryption key for you even if you were to pay the money. So what should you do about it? First, you need to remove EnyBeny CRISTMAS Ransomware from your computer. Then, you need to look for ways to retrieve at least a portion of your files. Continue reading this entry to find out more about the infection and where it comes from. Read more »

RunSpeedCheck

RunSpeedCheck

RunSpeedCheck is a potentially unwanted application that offers a tool to test your Internet speed. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com report the application’s feature for checking the Internet speed does not work at the moment of writing. Also, it seems the extension can change user’s default search engine. The bad news is, the new search engine might show modified search results that could contain irritating or even potentially dangerous third-party advertising content. Because of this, we do not advise leaving RunSpeedCheck installed. If you noticed it on your system, and now wish to erase it, we could offer the deletion instructions available below the article. However, if you want to know more about the potentially unwanted program before removing it, we would encourage you to read the rest of this report first. Read more »

EnyBenied Ransomware

EnyBenied Ransomware

EnyBenied Ransomware is a file-encrypting application that appends .EnyBenied extension to its affected files and drops a ransom note called ENYBENY.TXT. If you see the mentioned extension on your files, we recommend reading the rest of this article so you could find out more information about the threat that most likely infected your system. Another thing we would like to stress from the beginning is that we advise against paying the ransom the cybercriminals behind the malicious program may demand as it could be hazardous. Those who do not want to risk their savings could erase EnyBenied Ransomware manually while following the instructions available at the end of this article or with automatic features provided by a chosen legitimate antimalware tool. However, there is no hurry as you can decide what to do after reading our full report first. Read more »

Charm Ransomware

There are several symptoms of the successful entrance of Charm Ransomware. The most noticeable one is, without a doubt, the inability to open any personal files stored on the device. Usually, ransomware infections leave system files unencrypted because they focus on the extraction of money and do not try to ruin computers. Their primary goal is to obtain money from affected users. Charm Ransomware will try to obtain money from you too if you ever encounter it. This is the reason it locks files on affected computers as well. If your files have already been locked, there is nothing much you can do about that. Yes, you will be told that you could unlock them with a decryption key and a special tool that cyber criminals have, but you should refrain from purchasing it no matter how badly you need your files back. You simply do not know whether you will get it from cyber criminals. If they do not send you the tool you have paid for, there is, unfortunately, nothing you could do to get it from them. The ransomware infection will not be automatically removed from the system for you. Read more »

Super Tuneup

Super Tuneup

Super Tuneup is a potentially unwanted program or a PUP. Our researchers say the application is almost identical to other unreliable system cleaners known as Reg TuneUp, Advanced PC Tuneup, and so on. All of them are described as programs that can increase the computer’s speed or improve its performance otherwise, but our specialists say it is rather unlikely these PUPs can provide what they promise. If you want to know more about this, you should read our full article as further in it we will present all vital details about Super Tuneup. Also, for users who come here only to find out how to eliminate the questionable tool, we have prepared a step by step deletion guide located a bit below this report. Besides, users who have more questions can leave us comments below the text too. Read more »

FreeShoppingTool Toolbar

FreeShoppingTool Toolbar

FreeShoppingTool Toolbar is a new piece of software released by Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. The company has already developed a bunch of different tools based on the same template. Speaking about FreeShoppingTool Toolbar, it targets computer users who do shopping at online stores. If you open its official website http://www.freeshoppingtool.com/index.jhtml and read the program’s description available on this website, you will find out that it promises to help users save money and time by providing them with the best deals every day, enabling them to access coupons and promo codes, and simply making it possible to compare prices with a few clicks. If you love shopping, you will probably want to install FreeShoppingTool Toolbar to enhance your online shopping experience; however, if you asked us, we would vote for the installation of another program. This browser plugin is not the most trustworthy application for sure. It has been classified as a potentially unwanted program by specialists because it has several drawbacks. You will find out more about FreeShoppingTool Toolbar if you read the next paragraph of this report. Read more »