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Trojan.DarktrackRAT

Trojan.DarktrackRAT

Trojan.DarktrackRAT is a malicious infection that was released a few years ago, but we believe that it could be used as a base for other RAT types of malware, and thus it is necessary to discuss it. As you can clearly tell from its name, this Trojan is a Remote Access Trojan. It means that it can perform a number of actions on the infected system. For the most part, these Trojans are used to spy on the affected systems and steal important data. Therefore, the sooner you remove Trojan.DarktrackRAT from your computer, the better. Read more »

GrujaRSorium Ransomware

GrujaRSorium Ransomware

Did GrujaRSorium Ransomware invade your Windows operating system? You are not supposed to know this right away, but once this infection encrypts files, it also displays a message that reveals the entire attack. The infection needs to remain undetected for the invasion and the encryption, so that you would not remove it before the attack is complete. It then needs to reveal itself, so that you would know that your files were encrypted and that you need to obey your attackers. Needless to say, Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers recommend being very cautious about what you do after your files are encrypted. If you continue reading, you will learn why interacting with the creators of the infection is a terrible idea, and you will learn how to delete GrujaRSorium Ransomware from the Windows operating system. We also discuss how this malware spreads, so that you could prevent similar infections from slithering in again. If anything you read confuses you or raises questions, contact us via the comments section. Read more »

Krypton Stealer

It’s one thing to deal with a ransomware infection, and then it’s another thing to deal with Trojan. Although both are closely related, when we battle ransomware infections, we often have the “visual.” With Trojans like Krypton Stealer, it is often hard to tell whether this program is installed on your system or not without a proper scan. Hence, if you want to remove Krypton Stealer from your computer, you have probably performed a full system scan already, and you know that you must terminate this infection. You probably also know that there might be more dangerous infections on-board, too. Read more »

DailyFunnyWorld Toolbar

DailyFunnyWorld Toolbar

Some threats are malicious in an obvious way. Others do damage silently. Although we do not classify DailyFunnyWorld Toolbar as a severely dangerous infection, it is very suspicious, and it is known that it can do certain undesirable things silently. Since you are reading this article, you might already have decided to remove this suspicious extension, and if that is the case, scroll down to the last section. If you are not sure why this seemingly harmless program has a bad reputation, you want to keep reading. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com malware analysts have reviewed this suspicious application, and it is now identified as a PUP, which is short for “potentially unwanted program.” Why is it unwanted? We discuss this in detail in this report, but the bottom line is that the extension does not offer exclusive services, that it tracks information about users, and that it presents a search tool we cannot recommend trusting. These are the top reasons to delete DailyFunnyWorld Toolbar. Read more »

Qarallax RAT

Qarallax RAT is a Trojan infection that can cause a lot of damage if it is programmed to steal your personal information. The main problem with Trojans is that they might work in the background of your system for quite a while before you notice that something is wrong. So how can we prevent Trojans from stealing our information? The best way to protect our systems is to employ regular system scans. If you scan your system regularly, a reliable antispyware scanner will locate and remove Qarallax RAT immediately. At the same time, it would protect you from other intruders, too. Read more »

INFOWAIT Ransomware

INFOWAIT Ransomware

INFOWAIT Ransomware is a file-encrypting infection that derives from the STOP Ransomware family. Anti-Spyware-101.com research team is familiar with this family because we have already analyzed and reported many members from it, including Guvara Ransomware, Kiratos Ransomware, and KEYPASS Ransomware. Although these infections have unique elements, for the most part, they are identical. They attack vulnerable operating systems in the same manner. They do the same things once inside. Finally, they can be deleted using the same steps. If you have found that you need to remove INFOWAIT Ransomware from your operating system, you should continue reading this report. We discuss different methods you can employ to eliminate the infection, and, most important, we share our tips to help you protect the operating system against the invasion of malicious threats in the future. Also, note that the comments section below is open, and you can add your questions about the threat at any point. Read more »

.myjob File Extension Ransomware

.myjob File Extension Ransomware

When .myjob File Extension Ransomware slithers in and corrupts your personal files, it adds an additional extension to their original names: “id-{id}.[goodjob24@foxmail.com].myjob.” This extension includes a unique code that is given to every victim individually. It also includes an email address, about which we talk further in this report. Finally, it includes a final extension, “.myjob,” and this is where the name of the threat comes from. Needless to say, files are encrypted only after the malicious infection finds its way into an operating system. To slither in, its creator might employ misleading emails to trick victims into executing malware themselves. They could also exploit known vulnerabilities. In any case, when this infection slithers in, you will notice it. Besides attaching the unique extension to the corrupted files, it also creates files and launches a window to deliver a message. We suggest paying no attention to it because you need to focus on deleting .myjob File Extension Ransomware. Of course, note that your files will NOT be restored if you remove this malware. Read more »

PBot

PBot is an adware program that is sometimes hard to pinpoint. It is an old release, but it wouldn’t be surprising if we were to find it somewhere out there, collecting information on user’s web browsing habits. Although adware is not a direct computer security threat, it can still cause multiple security issues, and that is why you should remove PBot from your computer as soon as possible. If you are not sure whether you have this adware on-board or not you can perform a full system scan with a powerful antispyware tool. Read more »

Scarab-Ukrain Ransomware

Scarab-Ukrain Ransomware is a malicious infection from the Scarab Ransomware family. There are multiple programs in this group, and they often target a specific user group. Judging from the name of this infection, we can assume that Scarab-Ukrain Ransomware targets users in Ukraine. However, you have to remember that malware doesn’t recognize national borders. It means that Scarab-Ukrain Ransomware could reach anyone out there, and you have to be ready to fight it. Scroll down to the bottom of this description for the manual removal instructions, and do not forget to get yourself a licensed antispyware tool that would help you with other malware removal. Read more »

sebastiennolet92@gmail.com Ransomware

sebastiennolet92@gmail.com Ransomware

Sebastiennolet92@gmail.com Ransomware is one of those dangerous infections that come under several different names. We know for sure that this program is also known as the MoWare H.F.D Ransomware infection. Therefore, the removal instructions we have discussed in our article about MoWare H.F.D Ransomware can be applied to Sebastiennolet92@gmail.com Ransomware, as well.

However, despite the fact that this program doesn’t bring anything new to us, it doesn’t mean we should take it lightly. It is still a dangerous infection that can encrypt your files, and thus, the sooner you remove Sebastiennolet92@gmail.com Ransomware from your computer, the better. Read more »