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StreaminSearchs

You may have read that StreaminSearchs “lets you browse the web and get easy access to search, images, videos and news.” Its description might also say that it is the best way to search. Thus, you might imagine that the extension provides access to advanced search tools. However, our researchers say that the application’s search tool might redirect users to Yahoo, a popular search engine that can be used by anyone without having to install any third-party software. Also, users ought to know that this extension was classified as a potentially unwanted program. If you want to learn more about the application’s working manner, we advise reading the rest of this article. Users who wish to learn how to erase StreaminSearchs, can follow the deletion instructions placed at the end of this text. You can also leave us a message in the comments area below if you have any questions about this potentially unwanted program. Read more »

PDFSearchio

PDFSearchio is a potentially unwanted application that must have entered your system when you accessed some suspicious website. There are no direct official sources for this app at the moment, so if it’s there on your computer, you probably installed it accidentally when you were browsing the web. It is possible to remove PDFSearchio from your browser without too much difficulty, but you should also invest in a licensed security tool that would help you protect your computer from various intruders. Also, you should check whether you browsing habits do not expose you to potentially harmful content on a regular basis. Read more »

PDFConvertersSearch

PDFConvertersSearch

PDFConvertersSearch is not a tool that will make it easy for you to convert files. It is a tool that will, supposedly, allow you to search for a converter. Just like any search engine. Does it have the ability to find the best converters? No, it does not. It basically works like any web search tool; the only difference is that it does not work in a reliable way. Basically, if you employ it, you are likely to be exposed to unpredictable content, and interacting with it could prove to be dangerous. Due to this, we recommend that you delete PDFConvertersSearch without further delay. Do you have questions about this extension? Do you want to know how it works and what it does within your system after installation? Do you want tips that could help you uncover useless and unreliable tools before installing them? If you do, this article is for you. Keep reading, and you will learn everything there is to know, including how to remove it. Read more »

PUP.SportStreamSearch

PUP.SportStreamSearch

Are you impulsive when you install new extensions and programs? If you are, you might have installed SportStreamSearch without thinking it through. Did you install it just because of its name? Did you install it because it was free? Did you install it because it was attached to something else that you wanted, but you were not given the chance to reject the additional extension? Whatever the case is, if this PUP (potentially unwanted program) can be found on your browser, you must have installed it, even if just by accident. If you have come prepared to remove this extension, most likely, you tried it out and realized that it offered nothing you wanted or needed. Even if you believe that you have all of the information about this PUP, we invite you to read this report to learn how it works from entrance to removal. The last section of the report is dedicated to demonstrating how to delete SportStreamSearch. Read more »

PDFConverterSearch4Free

PDFConverterSearch4Free

PDFConverterSearch4Free is a potentially unwanted program that might look like useful at first. Nevertheless, this application shouldn’t be allowed to remain on your system unless you really wanted to have it. This program could expose you to a number of various threats, and if you don’t do anything about it, it could lead to a number of computer security issues. Hence, if you didn’t plan to keep this app, you should remove PDFConverterSearch4Free at once. For the manual removal instructions, scroll down to the bottom of this entry, and make sure you protect your system from other similar threats. Read more »

BlackKnight2020 Ransomware

BlackKnight2020 Ransomware

BlackKnight2020 Ransomware is one of these annoying computer infections that try to push users into spending their money for literally nothing. Of course, it will try to convince you that you have to pay in order to access your computer again. However, there’s no need to pay for this infection because you can unlock your screen without too much difficulty.

Instead of doing what this infection tells you to, you should focus on removing BlackKnight2020 Ransomware from your system immediately. While you’re at it, don’t hesitate to run a full system scan with a licensed antispyware tool as there might be more potential threats on-board. Read more »

XINOF Ransomware

If you have no desire to have your personal files encrypted by XINOF Ransomware, you have to be cautious about how to secure your Windows operating system. While it is important that you install all updates and also stay away from unreliable websites, that is not enough. Cybercriminals could introduce the infection’s payload via a fake document attached to a harmless-looking email. They also could attach it to the installer of some attractive, desirable program. Ultimately, cybercriminals know all of the ways in which malware can be distributed successfully, and if you think you can outsmart them, you have to think again. Even experienced Windows users might have trouble with that, which is why it is imperative that all users implement trusted anti-malware software. If it is too late for that now, you might be focused on deleting XINOF Ransomware; however, note that you must not forget about the system’s protection after the removal of the infection. Read more »

BubblePDF

BubblePDF

It is highly recommended that Google Chrome users install extensions carefully. BubblePDF is one of those extensions that look completely harmless and even useful at first sight but turn out to be neither. If every extension was vetted before installation, people would have fewer issues; however, not everyone understands that. Hopefully, you are reading this report because you are researching the suspicious add-on, and you have not yet installed it. However, if you have acquired this PUP (or potentially unwanted program), you will want to keep reading this article to learn more about it. The Anti-Spyware-101.com research team recommends removing it, but you can come to your own conclusions. Also, as always, if you find yourself with unanswered questions, you can use the comments section to add them. We can help you delete BubblePDF and also secure your entire operating system. Read more »

Cobra Locker Ransomware

Cobra Locker Ransomware

Cobra Locker Ransomware is not just a file-encrypting malicious application but also a screen locker. It means that the malware both encrypts files and locks the infected machine’s screen. As a result, users who receive this threat might be forced to stare at the malware’s warning message instead of their computer’s screen. Further, in the article, we talk about what the malicious application’s message says, what the threat does, and how to unlock your screen and erase Cobra Locker Ransomware. If you need step by step instructions to unlock your screen and remove the malware, feel free to use the steps available below this article. In case you need more help with these tasks or want to ask something about this malicious application, do not hesitate to leave us a message in the comments area. Read more »

DogeCrypt Ransomware

DogeCrypt Ransomware

DogeCrypt Ransomware might try to sneak past you if you are not cautious. Unfortunately, most people are not equipped to recognize malware, and that is why it is imperative to build a comprehensive security system. If security software is in place, it should automatically remove DogeCrypt Ransomware before it even attempts to do anything to your personal files. Yes, your documents and photos are of the highest interest to the attackers behind this malware. Why? They hope that if they are able to corrupt your files, they might be able to convince you to pay a ransom too. Why would you give cybercriminals your money? Well, they can encrypt your personal files, and after that, only a decryptor can restore them. This is what is offered in return for your money. Needless to say, we do not recommend paying attention to the promises and demands introduced to you. Instead, we suggest figuring out how to delete this malware from your Windows operating system. Read more »