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Boot Ransomware

Boot Ransomware

Boot Ransomware might not look like much, but this malicious infection can still give you a run for your money. It is a ransomware program, and so it can lock up your files, and then wait for you to transfer the ransom payment for the decryption tool.

Needless to say, you should never do anything of the kind because that would only help these criminals achieve their aims. You need to remove Boot Ransomware right now, and you can do it by following the manual removal instructions at the bottom of this description. Read more »

Hermes837 Ransomware

Hermes837 Ransomware

You need to take the security of your personal files seriously because Hermes837 Ransomware is just one of the thousands infections that could corrupt your files under the right conditions. Needless to say, this malware is most likely to affect systems that are unguarded, but lack of overall protection is not the only condition that the attackers need. In most cases, ransomware like this one spread using spam emails and bundled downloaders. In both cases, users have to open the spam emails and execute the downloaders, and so users’ carelessness is also a condition that, unfortunately, is not talked about enough. If cybercriminals manage to execute ransomware on your operating system, documents, photos, archives, videos, and various other types of files are encrypted, which means that data is scrambled. When it is scrambled, the files cannot be read, and if you cannot read your files, you might be manipulated into following the demands of the attackers. Instead of doing that, we recommend deleting Hermes837 Ransomware, but if you need more information before you can initiate removal, keep reading. Read more »

Badday Ransomware

Badday Ransomware

Badday Ransomware can genuinely ruin your day if you do not back up your files. This malicious application is designed to encrypt your most precious data with a robust encryption algorithm. As a result, affected files cannot be recognized, and a computer becomes unable to launch them. It is possible to decrypt such data, but you would need a special decryption tool to unlock it, and, sadly, it is not an easy thing to come by a decryptor. Truth to be told, it is impossible in lots of cases as cybersecurity specialists are not always able to create free decryption tools for ransomware victims. As for the hackers behind the malware, they ask for a payment in return. Even if you have the needed sum, you should consider this offer carefully. To learn more about Badday Ransomware and why we do not think it would be wise to pay a ransom, you should continue reading this article. As for removal instructions, we suggest checking the steps available below the text. Read more »

Save Ransomware

Save Ransomware

Documents, photos, videos, and other files that cannot be replaced must have backups. If you have backups, Save Ransomware and other dangerous infections will not intimidate you. The goal for this malware is to slither in without notice, encrypt your files silently, and then demand money from you in return for a tool that might not even exist. Without a doubt, it is crucial that you secure your operating system right now because that is how you can avoid this malware. We advise implementing trustworthy security software to do the job. If it is too late to think about that right now, you want to focus on the removal of the malicious infection. While you might be more interested in decrypting your personal files at this moment, unfortunately, it does not look like you can restore your files, but you definitely can delete Save Ransomware. If you are in a hurry, scroll down to the last part of the article, but if you want to learn more about the infection, continue reading. Read more »

Kuub Ransomware

Kuub Ransomware

Ransomware applications are still prevalent as we encounter them every day. In this report, we discuss another Stop Ransomware’s new version that is called Kuub Ransomware. Just like the clones created before it, the malware received its name from the extension it adds to its encrypted files, which is called .kuub. If you see this extension on your data, you probably infected your system with this malicious application. If you want to know how it might have happened and what to do to void threats alike, we recommend reading our full article. In it, we discuss the malware’s effective manner and its deletion as well. Plus, you can find step by step removal instructions ta the end of this article that show how to eliminate Kuub Ransomware manually. Read more »

Koko Ransomware

When Koko Ransomware encrypts your photos, documents, and other personal and sensitive files, it changes the data of these files, and they can be read only when a special decryptor is used. That is the strength of this malicious threat because if the victim cannot restore the files or replace them with backups, they might be tricked into paying money for the decryptor proposed by the attackers. Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has analyzed thousands of file-encrypting infections, and if they have one thing in common it is that victims do not get to decrypt their files; at least, in most cases. Some of the more recent threats analogous to the ransomware we are discussing in this report include CXK-NMSL Ransomware, Erenahen Ransomware, and Sherminator Ransomware. Hopefully, you have backups, and you do not need to worry about restoring the corrupted files, but, in any case, you need to delete Koko Ransomware, and that is what we are here to help you with. Read more »

'The system is badly damaged, virus found (4)!' Pop-Ups

'The system is badly damaged, virus found (4)!' Pop-Ups

'The system is badly damaged, virus found (4)!' Pop-Ups are fake alerts that may show up if a user visits unreliable websites and interacts with questionable advertising content. These notifications might look legit due to Microsoft and Windows logos that might be displayed on them. It is essential to understand that Microsoft does not provide online virus scanners. Also, what should seem suspicious is that the scan is being performed without your permission. What we recommend for users who come across these fake alerts is to ignore what they say. Next, it is crucial to get rid of the 'The system is badly damaged, virus found (4)!' Pop-Ups and ensure that they do not come back. To do this, you could follow the instructions available below. For more information on these fake notifications, we invite you to read our full article. Read more »

Domn Ransomware

Your Windows operating system cannot defend itself against Domn Ransomware unless you protect it appropriately and unless you stop acting carelessly online. According to our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, the attackers behind this dangerous infection could try to trick you into executing it yourself. For example, a fake email message could be sent to you with an alleged postage confirmation document. If you are tricked into opening this file, the infection can be executed without you even realizing it. This is just one example of how cybercriminals could attack you, and note that there are plenty of other methods they could use. Unfortunately, once inside the operating system, this infection can do a lot of damage because its primary task is to encrypt files. Once they are encrypted, you will not restore them even if you delete Domn Ransomware fast. Of course, the removal of this threat is important. Read more »

Topinambour

Topinambour is a Trojan from hackers known as Turla. It is a group of Russian speaking cybercriminals that usually attack systems of government institutions. Therefore, it is unlikely that this new malicious application could be targeted at regular home users, although we cannot be one hundred percent sure. In this text, we describe how the malware could put a user’s computer and privacy at risk, how it could enter a system, and most importantly, how to eliminate Topinambour. What we like to state from the start is that we cannot guarantee the steps provided in the deletion section will help you delete the malicious application manually. That is because the threat could have other versions that might work differently. For more information, we invite you to read the rest of our article. Read more »

Lokas Ransomware

Lokas Ransomware

Lokas Ransomware is a computer infection that is there to encrypt your files. This program is just like other ransomware infections out there. It wants you to pay the ransom fee, and it says that if you pay, it will give you the decryption tool that will restore your files. Is that promise legit? Most probably not. Therefore, you need to focus on removing Lokas Ransomware from your system today. It might be challenging to restore your files, but there are several file recovery options available, and you should try them all before waving the white flag. Read more »