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 »

Crash Ransomware

Crash Ransomware

Crash Ransomware is a file-encrypting infection, and it was created for two reasons, which are to infect your system and introduce you to a message. The cybercriminals who stand behind this malware might use spam emails, bundled downloaders, and remote access vulnerabilities among other security backdoors to help this malware infiltrate your operating system without your notice. Once inside the system, the threat continues to hide itself, and so it can encrypt files silently. Once files are encrypted, Crash Ransomware deletes itself. According to the Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, the infection might leave some components behind, and so it would be irresponsible to just ignore the attack once you discover the encrypted files. In fact, before you proceed reading this report, we advise installing a free malware scanner that will determine if there is anything that you need to remove. To learn more about the threat, continue reading. Read more »

EntertainmentNewsNow Toolbar

EntertainmentNewsNow Toolbar

EntertainmentNewsNow Toolbar is an extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome users, and an application for Internet Explorer users. These are the web browsers that the PUP (potentially unwanted program) is compatible with, and Internet Explorer users can download it onto their Windows operating systems. The removal guide you can see below reflects that. Since you are reading this report, it is likely that you have already decided to delete EntertainmentNewsNow Toolbar from your browsers and the operating system. Is that the case? If it is, and if you believe that you have all of the information you need to make a final decision, you can scroll down to the last section of this report. On the other hand, if you are currently researching the program, or if you are trying to figure out whether or not it can be trusted, we recommend that you continue reading. If you come up with questions for our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, post them below. Read more »

Freezing Ransomware

Freezing Ransomware

At the time of research, Freezing Ransomware was not a fully-functional infection. As a matter of fact, our research team at Anti-Spyware-101.com believed that it was not fully developed. It is hard to say if the attackers behind this malware would continue with its development or when the infection would be unleashed, but even if we do not see this infection emerging as a real file-encryptor, we need to prepare for it potential attacks. At this point, it is impossible to know how this threat would be distributed, but it is possible that the attackers would expose Windows users to its installer via misleading emails, using bundled downloaders from unreliable file-sharing sites, or by exploiting Windows security vulnerabilities. These are the methods that are often employed to distribute Crash Ransomware, Angus Ransomware (Zeropadypt variant), Hermes837 Ransomware, GoRansom Ransomware, and other malicious infections alike. Removal guides for these threats already exist on our website, and in this report, we hope to show you how to delete Freezing Ransomware successfully. Read more »

Shade8 Ransomware

Shade8 Ransomware

Shade8 Ransomware is one of those malicious infections that can give you a lot of fright, but in reality, they can be easily dealt with. Thus, if you were infected with this program, there is no need to panic. You just need to contact the researchers who can provide you with the decryption tool. Or, if you have a file backup ready, just remove Shade8 Ransomware from your system, delete the encrypted files, and then transfer the healthy copies back into your hard drive. For manual removal instructions, scroll down to the bottom of this description. Read more »

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 »

Will Olympic Destroyer Come Back in 2020?

The Olympic Games is one of the most-watched sports events in the world. It attracts millions of viewers all around the world. It also attracts Olympic Destroyer and various other kinds of malware. Sadly, we live in a world, in which cybercriminals exist, and their goals range from stealing and selling confidential data to tarnishing the name and reputation of the Olympic Game organizers. Although the attackers behind this malware were able to successfully attack those involved in the organization of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in 2018, the event went on as planned, and the attackers were not able to create irreversible damage. Read more »

.crypted000007 File Extension Ransomware

.crypted000007 File Extension Ransomware

.crypted000007 File Extension Ransomware is an old ransomware infection that was released around a year ago. If you happen to have this program on-board, you must have encountered some old spam campaign that led to the infection. Since the program is old, it is very likely that there is a public decryption tool available. Nevertheless, you should still back up your files on an external hard drive or a cloud drive because you can never know when other similar infection could enter your system again. Thus, when you remove .crypted000007 File Extension Ransomware, make sure you protect your system from harm. Read more »

Skipper

Skipper is a Trojan, and if you are not cautious, it could be used to open up a backdoor straight into your operating system. This malicious Trojan has been found to be employed by the Turla APT (Advanced Persistent Threat) group. The group is famous for creating and using multiple different tools in their attacks. A few others include Topinambour and KopiLuwak, and if you want to learn more about them, detailed articles and removal guides are already available. If you have found any of this malware on your operating system, there is a good chance that your virtual security has been jeopardized already. Although the backdoor does not offer a great variety of functions, the attackers can use it for the most basic actions necessary for highly complex and aggressive attacks. Ultimately, this malware is extremely dangerous, and you want to get rid of it as soon as possible. If you are not yet sure whether or not you need to delete Skipper, employ a trusted malware scanner, and you will find out right away. Read more »

ShellTea PoS Malware Threatens the Hospitality Industry

When you stay at a hotel, the last thing you want to worry about is whether or not your credit card data is safe. Well, if ShellTea has silently invaded the network of the hotel you are staying at, this data is not safe. Of course, there is nothing you can do about it because it is the hotel’s responsibility to take care of this. This malware was created by FIN8, and Morphisec Labs observed it attacking operating systems in the spring. Unfortunately, it is impossible to say whether or not there will be no other attacks from this group targeting hotels. In fact, the last time this malware was seen was back in 2017, and so we really cannot know when this malware will strike next. Read more »