skynet45@tutanota.com Ransomware

skynet45@tutanota.com Ransomware

skynet45@tutanota.com Ransomware is another threat from Dharma/Crysis Ransomware family. Thus, it has some similarities with other malicious file-encrypting applications from this family. However, we will discuss them further in the article. For starters, it is enough to know the tool is used for money extortion. As you see, it locks user’s data to take it as a hostage and then demands to pay a ransom in exchange for tools needed to decrypt it. The problem is there are no guarantees you will get the promised tools. In other words, you could end up being scammed, and if you do not like the idea it might happen, we would advise you not to pay the ransom. Some or even all of your files, depending on how often you back them up, could be restored from backup copies. Of course, we would recommend doing so only after you remove skynet45@tutanota.com Ransomware since it can restart with the operating system and encrypt your files again. To learn how to get rid of it, you should have a look at the rest of this text. Read more »

Search.searchmedia.online

Search.searchmedia.online

You know very well you should not download unfamiliar extensions and applications, but did you know that search tools like Search.searchmedia.online cannot be underestimated either. Of course, it looks and works like a search engine, but there is more to it than meets the eye, and that is why Anti-Spyware-101.com research team recommends removing this search tool right away. In fact, we classify it as a browser hijacker because, according to our analysis, it can hijack the homepage and default search provider on the most popular web browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Whether your browser was corrupted without your knowledge, or you agreed with the changes, we suggest you continue reading this report. Afterward, you will be able to decide whether or not you want to delete Search.searchmedia.online as well. Note that our comments section at the bottom is open to everyone, and if you want to continue discussing the threat, be sure to post a comment. Read more »

Tunca Ransomware

Tunca Ransomware

Tunca Ransomware is a threat that adds .tunca extension to its enciphered files, which become unreadable. Fortunately, the malicious application does not lock all data available on the infected device. Instead, it picks a few locations and encrypts files located there. Thus, if you keep your most important files in different directories, the damage you may receive after encountering Tunca Ransomware could be minimal. For more details about how the threat works, enters the system, and most importantly how it can be erased, you should continue reading our article. Users who are looking for ways to get rid of this malicious application should also have a look at the instructions added at the end of this page, as they will list all the necessary steps you need to complete if you wish to delete the malware manually. Read more »

SymmyWare Ransomware

SymmyWare Ransomware

What are you supposed to do when SymmyWare Ransomware attacks your system and your personal files? This is what most victims of this malware think about when they encounter this malicious file-encryptor. Unfortunately, there is not much that can be done. The threat uses an encryption algorithm that cannot be deciphered that easily, and, ideally, a decryption key is required. Who has it? The creator of this monster, of course. So, how are you planning on getting the key? There is only one option, and that is to pay a ransom that is requested. Unfortunately, you are unlikely to get the key even if you pay the ransom successfully. Why? That is because the creators of malware are the scum of this earth, and they do not care about anything else but money. So, have you paid the ransom already? Are you still thinking about it? In any case, you need to delete SymmyWare Ransomware, and our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team is here to help you with all removal steps. Read more »

alexbanan@tuta.io Ransomware

alexbanan@tuta.io Ransomware

If you see a warning message signed by Paradise Ransomware team and you are asked to write to alexbanan@tuta.io, you are most likely dealing with a threat called alexbanan@tuta.io Ransomware. It is a malicious application that encrypts the user’s private data with a robust encryption algorithm and then asks for a ransom in exchange for decryption tools. It is your choice if you want to pay, but before you make up your mind, we would advise you first to consider all the possible outcomes. Unfortunately, only one of them is good, as the cybercriminals responsible for alexbanan@tuta.io Ransomware, could trick you in various ways. Because of this, we encourage users not to fund hackers and remove the malicious application instead. For more information, you should continue reading our full article, and if you need help with the threat’s deletion, we invite you to have a look at the removal instructions provided below. Read more »

Searcher.ilowcost.ru

Searcher.ilowcost.ru

Searcher.ilowcost.ru is a search engine that might look normal at first, but as soon as it redirects you to go.mail.ru, you should realize that not everything is normal. Reliable, trustworthy search engines do not just randomly reroute search queries to other engines, and when that is done, in most cases, the results are modified to show sponsored content, or users are redirected to engines that are unreliable at all. Does the engine we are discussing in this report modify the results and show sponsored links? It did not do that at the time of research. That being said, we cannot predict how the engine would change in the future. In fact, Anti-Spyware-101.com research team does not want to make any predictions at all because the situations could shift in any direction. That is because the engine is 100% unpredictable. Is that a reason to delete Searcher.ilowcost.ru? We believe that it is, and if you want to learn more about the removal process, you should continue reading. Read more »

blacklist@clock.li Ransomware

blacklist@clock.li Ransomware

Careless actions could lead to the infiltration of the monstrous blacklist@clock.li Ransomware. This threat could be introduced to you with the use of spam emails or malicious downloaders, and cyber attackers could also exploit existing security vulnerabilities to drop and execute the infection without your notice. If you do not recognize the infection and do not remove it right away, it can start encrypting your personal files – such as private photos and important documents – without you even realizing it. Unfortunately, you cannot really stop the process once it is underway, and you cannot revert the corrupted files to their original state afterward. Once files are encrypted, they are basically lost. Unfortunately, the attacker behind the infection is meant to try to convince you that you can pay for a decryptor. We suggest that you do not waste your money and, instead, delete blacklist@clock.li Ransomware immediately. Read more »

"Your Windows Has Been Banned" Ransomware

"Your Windows Has Been Banned" Ransomware is a fake system alert that suggests you have to buy Windows license to unlock the screen. Probably, the most frightening part is the line where it says all of your files are being encrypted. As you probably already know, encryption is a process during which affected data becomes unreadable without specific decryption means. Nonetheless, in this case, we have some good news, as our researchers discovered the malicious application only says it is encrypting data but does not initiate such process. In other words, once you unlock your screen, you should see there are no changes made to your data. If you need any help while unlocking the screen and erasing "Your Windows Has Been Banned" Ransomware you should have a look at the instructions located at the end of the text as well as read the rest of the report. Read more »

newsantaclaus@aol.com Ransomware

newsantaclaus@aol.com Ransomware

Sadly, for some users, the biggest holidays of the year might have been ruined by threats like newsantaclaus@aol.com Ransomware. It is a malicious file-encrypting program that was discovered before Christmas. Our researchers tested it and found out it targets all types of files, although it should not do anything to data belonging to the computer’s operating system. The bad news is encrypted data becomes unreadable, which means the system cannot recognize or open it. If you have come across this malicious application and would like to learn more about it, we invite you to read our full article. Also, users who decide to eliminate newsantaclaus@aol.com Ransomware can find instructions on how to get rid of the malware manually just a bit below the text. Read more »

Ursnif spam

Spam email messages often look just like an annoying nuisance, but they often are part of malware distribution networks. Therefore, one should take them seriously. Take Ursnif spam, for example. As you can obviously tell from the name, this infection is associated with spam emails. It is a Trojan infection, and it reaches its targets through spam attachments. It is important to remove Ursnif spam from your system as soon as possible, but sometimes it might be hard to spot a Trojan infection immediately. Therefore, it is recommended to perform regular system scans with security applications to detect such infections early. Read more »