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Search-Plus

Search-Plus

What happens when you open your browser, and suddenly your default homepage is changed to Search-Plus? It’s very likely that you’ve been infected by a browser hijacker. There’s no need to panic, though, because browser hijackers are not terribly malicious security threats. Sure they can be annoying and potentially harmful, but you can deal with them pretty fast.

Scroll down to the bottom for the manual removal instructions, and you will be able to remove Search-Plus from your browser immediately. Afterward, be sure to get yourself a licensed antispyware tool because you clearly need to run a full system scan. Read more »

SearchProConverter

SearchProConverter

SearchProConverter is not the extension you should install if you want to convert files or currency. Yes, this extension offers free widgets that make it possible to convert PDF files, currency, and also crypto-currency, but that does not mean that it can be trusted. According to our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, this extension is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) for several reasons. First of all, it can hijack the Google Chrome browser by modifying the New Tab page and the default search provider. Second, it tracks personally identifiable information, which then can be shared with unknown parties. Some people might pay no attention to such things, but our research team is worried. If you understand the risks, and you want to delete SearchProConverter as soon as possible, you can move to the last section of our report. If you want to learn more about this potentially unwanted program and why removing it is recommended, we suggest that you continue reading. Read more »

NHLP Ransomware

NHLP Ransomware

NHLP Ransomware is a computer infection that will encrypt your files. This malicious program will try to push you into paying the ransom fee for the decryption key that is supposed to unlock your data. We do understand that sometimes users feel like they have no other choice but to pay for the decryption. However, paying shouldn’t be an option as it would only help cybercriminals reach their goals. Read more »

MusicStreamSearch

MusicStreamSearch

MusicStreamSearch was classified as a potentially unwanted program. That is because it appears to have functionality that could be undesirable. For instance, the application could change your browsing preferences and it might do so to encourage you to search the Internet through a search engine that could show you modified search results. If you want to know more about how this extension may work or why it could be undesirable, we encourage you to read the rest of this article. You can also learn how to erase MusicStreamSearch by following the instructions available below the text if you decide that you do not want this potentially unwanted program on your browser. If you need any help or want to ask something about the extension in question, do not hesitate to leave us a comment at the end of this page. Read more »

Pojie Ransomware

Pojie Ransomware

Pojie Ransomware is one of those malicious infections that can give you a run for your money. As you can tell from its name, it is a ransomware infection, and so, it will try to push you into spending your money on a decryption tool for your files. Security experts always maintain that paying for the file decryption is not a good idea because you can only encourage these criminals to create more dangerous programs. Remove Pojie Ransomware right now following the instructions below, and then invest in a powerful security tool that will help you protect your PC from various threats in the future. Read more »

Oxinteriorit.info

Oxinteriorit.info is an adware server that might display notifications on a user’s desktop if he allows it. Our researchers say that some users might enable it without even realizing it. It can happen if a user clicks the Allow button that ought to be displayed by his browser soon after entering the site. As you see, the website might ask to click it to continue, but the pop-up might say that the website wants to show notifications. Naturally, if you have no wish to receive any announcements from this website, we advise clicking Block. If you pressed Allow already and want to stop the adware server’s notifications from appearing on your screen, you could get rid of Oxinteriorit.info by completing the instructions located at the end of this article. On the other hand, if you want to get to know it better, we invite you to read our full article first. Read more »

Bmtf Ransomware

Bmtf Ransomware

Your personal files might be the most important files on your operating system, and Bmtf Ransomware knows it. This malicious infection is quick to identify and corrupt every single personal file on the computer as soon as it slithers in, and so it is most important that you keep the system safe. That is easiest to ensure with the help of a trusted anti-malware tool that is built to protect and delete threats as soon as they slither in. Unfortunately, if you install this tool after the invasion of the ransomware, your personal files will remain corrupted, and that is because the threat encrypts them. During encryption, a unique key is used to scramble the data within your files, after which only a decryptor can make them readable again. The good news is that, in some cases, cybersecurity experts are able to create their own decryptors. That is the case with this malware as well. Before you employ the decryptor, you need to delete Bmtf Ransomware, and this article was created to help you. Read more »

BlackKingdom Ransomware

BlackKingdom Ransomware

BlackKingdom Ransomware is a malicious infection that will leave you floundering, looking for ways to restore your files when it enters your system. It is one of those programs that require you to pay a ransom if you want your files back. However, computer security specialists strongly discourage users from paying ransom fees because it only encourages these criminals to create and distribute more infections. Instead, you should focus on removing BlackKingdom Ransomware from your computer, and then look for all sorts of ways to restore your files. In some cases, it might not be possible to get your files back, so you have to be mentally ready for that, too. Read more »

Newmode.biz

Newmode.biz

If you visit Newmode.biz, you might be asked if you want to see notifications from this website. Our researchers say that users who allow the site to display such content might receive advertisements from various third parties on their desktops. If you do not want this to happen, we advise not to interact with content displayed while visiting this website and click Block when you see a pop-up message saying that the site wishes to show you notifications. If you clicked Allow instead and now are looking for ways to remove Newmode.biz notifications, you could use our deletion instructions available below this article. As for more information about the discussed website, we encourage you to keep reading the text. Read more »

Hentai Onichan Ransomware

Hentai Onichan Ransomware

Hentai Onichan Ransomware is one of those programs that leave your system in chaos and conveniently delete themselves. It is clearly a dangerous computer infection that mainly aims for your money. However, you should never pay a single cent to these criminals because the promises they make might not be even real.

To put it simply, you don’t really have to remove much if you want to get rid of Hentai Onichan Ransomware because it takes care of that. Nevertheless, after the encryption, you are left with tons of locked up files, and you somehow have to deal with that. It just shows how important file backups are. Read more »