My Converter Hub

My Converter Hub

My Converter Hub may look like a useful browser extension, but our research specialists say that this program is a browser hijacker. It means that it is not safe to have this thing on your computer, and the sooner you remove My Converter Hub, the better.

In this description, we will discuss this type of applications, and we will tell you more about My Converter Hub. Please note that there might be more potential threats installed on your computer, so it is strongly recommended that you perform a full system scan with a licensed antispyware tool. Read more »

.KRAB Files Virus

.KRAB Files Virus is also known as GandCrab4 Ransomware, and its name derives from the extension (“.KRAB”) that is attached to the files after their encryption. According to Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, the current version of the threat not only encrypts files (e.g., archives, photos, videos, documents, application files, etc.) but network shares and mapped drives on the computer as well. Unfortunately, if files are encrypted by this malicious threat, there isn’t much anyone can do. At the time of research, a free decrypter did not exist, and the one offered by cyber criminals could not be trusted. We discuss this further in the report. Without a doubt, every victim has to remove .KRAB Files Virus from their operating system, but before you get rid of this malware, we suggest reading the full report to understand this infection and learn ways to protect your operating system against it in the future. The tips we share should help you keep the system free from all kinds of malware. If you cannot wait to delete the infection, use the guide, but note that your files will remain encrypted even if you succeed. Read more »

Gandcrab V4

Gandcrab V4 is just another name for the GandCrab4 Ransomware. It is very common for computer infections to have multiple names because different researchers may assign these programs different names. On the other hand, it doesn’t mean that each “version” of the program is different. It’s just the same infection, and we can apply the same removal methods to all these “names.” So whatever we did to get rid of GandCrab4 Ransomware can also be applied to remove Gandcrab V4, too. You can also leave us a comment if you need assistance with malware removal. Our team is always ready to assist you. Read more »

How Schemers Can Use Your Real Password to Blackmail You

It is a scary thing to find a real password sent to you via email by schemers because that indicates that your virtual security has been jeopardized. If you receive an email like that, the first thing you need to do is think if that password is still in use. If it is, you must change it immediately because there is no doubt that it has been leaked. Whether that happened during a massive data breach or because you were tricked using a phishing scam, you need to take care of your virtual security first. If the password sent to you along with an intimidating message is no longer in use, the chances are that you are safe. Most likely, the password linked to your email account has been discovered during a data breach that happened a long time ago. If that is the case, you should not pay attention to the message. Read more »

Smart Pc Care

Smart Pc Care

Smart Pc Care is a questionable PC optimizer that some users may come across if they do not mind visiting unreliable websites or clicking possibly dangerous content. After testing it, our researches decided it should be classified as a potentially unwanted program or a PUP in short. It would seem the software may show a list of issues that might not make any difference to the system’s performance and then ask to buy the full version of it if the user clicks the repair button. If you installed Smart Pc Care without knowing this, it would be smart to review our full article so you could find out more about what you might be dealing with. Since our specialists advise not to waste any time with this questionable application, there will be a deletion guide just a bit below the article too. Read more »

AskHelp@protonmail.com Ransomware

AskHelp@protonmail.com Ransomware

Our specialists discovered a new version of Matrix9643@yahoo.com Ransomware; it is titled AskHelp@protonmail.com Ransomware. The moment the malicious application’s installer is launched it should show a window displaying the progress of data encryption. Users who notice it should try to unplug the computer immediately and restart it in Safe Mode, we cannot promise it will necessarily save the data located on the computer, but there is a possibility it might stop the encryption process. Of course, afterward, users should restart the system in Safe Mode. However, if your computer got infected and the files on it were affected there might be nothing else to do but to delete AskHelp@protonmail.com Ransomware and restore data from backup. As for more details on this malicious threat, you should continue reading our article. Also, at the end of the text, we will place instructions showing how to remove the malware manually. Read more »

Proticc Ransomware

Proticc Ransomware

New malicious infections are discovered every day, and amongst truly malicious and dangerous ones we often see those that cannot perform well. Proticc Ransomware is one of these underperforming infections; however, we cannot guarantee that it will stay that way forever. Anti-Spyware-101.com malware analysts have examined the infection in the internal lab, and the conclusion is that while this malware poses as a file encryptor, it definitely cannot encrypt anything. Unfortunately, it is most likely that this infection was caught in the development stage, and there is a chance that it will start actively spreading and encrypting personal users’ files. If it succeeds, it could lead to permanent loss of these files because decryption is almost never possible. All in all, whether or not your files are encrypted, you want to delete Proticc Ransomware, and the removal guide in this report should help you. Read more »

National Security Bureau Ransomware

National Security Bureau Ransomware

National Security Bureau Ransomware is a variant of the infamous VirLock Ransomware, which is a true pioneer in the world of ransom-demanding infections. According to the researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com, this malware might be one of the first ransomware threats to ever emerge, and its creators keep releasing new successfully propagated variants. Although the different versions of this malware have more similarities than differences, differences do exist, and they are discussed further in this report. Needless to say, our goal is to inform you and help you remove National Security Bureau Ransomware, and so if this malware got into your operating system, you want to continue reading. If your operating system is currently malware-free, we suggest reading to learn how to protect yourself against the invasion of malware in the future. Also, note that the comments section is open, and you can add all questions about how to delete the infection and protect your operating system in the future. Read more »

AndreaGalli Ransomware

AndreaGalli Ransomware is a tremendously mysterious infection, and that is partially because it does not seem to be fully completed yet. Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has started analyzing this malware, and it was immediately found that it was created using the infamous Hidden-Tear open source code that is publicly available. Crybrazil Ransomware, Horros Ransomware, and Sorry HT Ransomware are few out of hundreds of other infections that were created using the same code. Although they usually function in the same way, there are always unique traits about this malware. Needless to say, even if we do not know everything about it yet, we know that users must delete AndreaGalli Ransomware, and that is because this is a serious infection. If it slithers into your operating system, it can encrypt personal data, and that is something you want to prevent from happening because, unfortunately, it is almost never possible to restore the encrypted files. So, are you interested in learning more about the infection to protect yourself against it, or do you need to remove it already? We can help in either case. Read more »

Search.hthecalendar.co

Search.hthecalendar.co

Search.hthecalendar.co is a page you will find set on the web browser you use to surf the Internet after you install the extension named The Calendar from its official website http://thecalendar.co/ or another third-party source. Also, it seems that it might come bundled, meaning that it might be installed on your computer without your direct permission. This piece of software has been developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. The company is best-known for developing various suspicious applications that are usually classified as browser hijackers or potentially unwanted software. Unfortunately, we cannot confirm that The Calendar promoting can be trusted fully either. Therefore, if you ever find it installed on your PC without your knowledge, or you have clicked the Download button and thought of the consequences later, it would be best that you get rid of it today. It is the only way to remove  Search.hthecalendar.co from all affected browsers as well, so take action immediately after you read this report. Read more »