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DOGCALL

DOGCALL is one of those things that are hard to notice if you do not perform regular system security scans. It is a Trojan that is used to access a target system. The term for these infections is RAT – Remote Access Tool. It means that with this malicious threat on-board, someone gains access to your system, and then the infection can be used to perform a number of illegal activities. To remove DOGCALL, you actually need to be aware of the fact it is there. Thus, regular system scans with security tools are very important if you intend to protect your system from harm. Read more »

FIN7 Uses a Sophisticated Malware Dropper Called BOOSTWRITE

It was confirmed that a recently discovered Trojan titled BOOSTWRITE was developed by a well-known group of cybercriminals called FIN7. Hackers from this group are known for creating sophisticated Trojans, backdoors, and other threats that help them attack various systems for financial gain. FIN7 has been around for a few years now, and it does not look like these cybercriminals are going to stop their malicious activities any time soon. Sadly, it seems their tools are becoming more vicious and difficult to detect. If you want to know how their latest Trojan works and how it could enter a system, we invite you to read the rest of this article. Also, if you have any questions about BOOSTWRITE, you could leave us a comment below. Read more »

Grod Ransomware

Grod Ransomware

No one ever wants to get infected with malware, but if you find Grod Ransomware on your computer, please don’t panic. It is true that a ransomware infection is a serious business, but panicking won’t help you anyway. It would be for the best if you scrolled down to the bottom of this description where you will find the manual removal instructions. You can use those instructions to remove Grod Ransomware from your system. If you feel that manual removal is not your thing, you can terminate Grod Ransomware automatically with a reliable antispyware tool. The bottom line is that you have to get rid of this malware. Read more »

Toec Ransomware

Toec Ransomware

Toec Ransomware is one of those infections that are created using a well-known and thoroughly-analyzed code. This code has been used many times before to build such infections as Nols Ransomware, Noos Ransomware, Reco Ransomware, or Boot Ransomware. These threats are popularly known as STOP Ransomware because this is the infection that it all started with. In most cases, it is obvious that the same attackers are controlling these threats, and that is because the same contact email addresses are introduced to victims via the ransom note. In this case, however, the email addresses are unique. That, of course, does not mean that we are dealing with different attackers. They might just be trying to cover their tracks. That being said, regardless of who created this malware, it is important that you delete it from your operating system. If you have no idea how to remove Toec Ransomware, we hope that you will find all answers to your questions in this report. If not, the comments section below is always open. Read more »

Nols Ransomware

Nols Ransomware

Nols Ransomware might make your most precious files unreadable by encrypting them with a secure encryption algorithm. Thus, encountering it could be a nightmare for any user who does not back up his data and has no backup copies to replace encrypted files. The hackers behind the malware offer a solution, but in return, they demand quite a lot of money that apparently, should be paid fast as well. If your files got encrypted by this threat and you have no idea what you are dealing with, we invite you to read our article and learn all essential details about Nols Ransomware. At the end of this article, you can find our prepared removal instructions that show how to get rid of this threat manually. Read more »

Hakbit Ransomware

Hakbit Ransomware

Hakbit Ransomware is a dangerous infection that you shouldn’t let anywhere near your computer. Of course, most of the users who get infected with this program do not understand how that happens, but if we learned more about ransomware distribution patterns, we would be able to prevent the like of Hakbit Ransomware from entering our systems.

As of now, you need to remove everything related to this infection from your computer, so scroll down for the manual removal instructions. When you are done, be sure to acquire a powerful security tool that will help you protect your computer from similar intruders in the future. Read more »

Nakw Ransomware

Nakw Ransomware

One minute you might think you are receiving system updates, and the next, you may learn that your system has been infected with Nakw Ransomware. As you see, this malicious program could pretend to be installing system updates. Unfortunately, instead of updating, the malware encrypts files that could be valuable to you. Because of this, you should be unable to open data that has been affected by this threat. The hackers offer their services to return files to normal, but they demand a ransom in return. The fee is not that small, which is why we advise thinking about the offer carefully. If you decide you have no wish to fund cybercriminals and risk getting scammed, we recommend not to contact them. The next step we suggest is erasing Nakw Ransomware from your computer. It can be eliminated manually with the instructions available below or with a legitimate antimalware tool. Read more »

Uta Ransomware

Uta Ransomware

It is crucial to have files backed up outside their original location. Uta Ransomware proves that. This malicious infection encrypts files, and if it does that successfully, the attackers behind it are free to make any demands. Those who have backups can easily replace the corrupted files once they remove the infection. However, if backups do not exist, the victims might be more willing to do whatever the attackers want them to do. Most likely, that would entail paying money in order to obtain decryption software or tools. Even though that is what the attackers might have promised you already, you want to be very cautious about what you do. Unfortunately, you are unlikely to get the decryptor if you follow the instructions of cybercriminals behind the ransomware. Therefore, we want to focus on deleting Uta Ransomware. Hopefully, you have backups that can replace the encrypted files, and so you do not need to worry about what could happen to your documents, photos, videos, and other personal files. Read more »

Retadup

Retadup is a vicious threat that was used to distribute cryptocurrency miners, ransomware, and other malicious applications. Luckily, cybersecurity experts were able to deactivate the malware, and it should no longer be distributed. In this article, we talk about how the threat works and what harm it could cause to you and your computer if you leave it unattended. Also, we discuss what safety precautions one ought to take after detecting this malicious application on their system. Plus, at the end of this article, we display instructions showing how to locate files belonging to the malware and how to erase them to get rid of Retadup manually. Needless to say that using a legitimate antimalware tool might be faster to deal with this worm, especially if you had no experience with such vicious infections so far. Read more »

My Flight Finder Tab

My Flight Finder Tab

Whether you travel a lot or like to daydream about going to places, you could come across an extension called My Flight Finder Tab. Another condition to encounter this plugin is to use Google Chrome, as it looks like it is the only browser the application is compatible with for now. There are a few things users who might be considering this extension ought to know, like the fact it falls under the classification of potentially unwanted programs. It does not mean the tool is malicious, but it is possible it could have unwanted or annoying qualities. To learn more about it, we encourage you to read our full article. In case you already placed My Flight Finder Tab on your browser without knowing how it works first, and now wish to erase it, we advise using our provided deletion instructions or a legitimate antimalware tool. Read more »