Backdata@qq.com Ransomware

Backdata@qq.com Ransomware

Recently we have encountered a lot of Crysis/Dharma Ransomware clones, and in this report, we will discuss one of the latest additions to the family, called Backdata@qq.com Ransomware. It works same as the threats before it, but it uses a slightly different extension to mark its files and there is a new email address for contacting the hackers behind this malicious application. As always, it is said the price depends on how fast the victim puts up with the cybercriminals demands. Same as with other malware alike there are no guarantees the message’s authors will hold on to their end of the bargain. It means you may not get what you pay for and, in the end, you could lose not just your files, but also your money. This is why we recommend not to pay the ransom, and if you do not mean to do so, we encourage you to erase Backdata@qq.com Ransomware. It can be done with a reliable antimalware tool or the instructions available below. Read more »

Bestdecoding@cock.li Ransomware

Bestdecoding@cock.li Ransomware

If we had to name one threat that Windows users need to avoid, Bestdecoding@cock.li Ransomware could be it. Although it is pretty unoriginal, it is a file-encrypting threat, which makes it very dangerous. Every file affected by this infection is modified to ensure that it can be read only using a special decryptor. Where is it? We do not know if it is a real thing at all, but if it is, cyber criminals must have it hidden somewhere out of research. If you were able to obtain the decryptor for free, there would not reason for malware attackers to create ransomware and communicate with victims. Read more »

Idiot Ransomware

Idiot Ransomware

Idiot Ransomware is a threat that can ruin various personal files located on the infected device. It is somewhat unusual since the note it shows does not ask to pay a ransom in exchange for decryption tools. Instead, the message is full of insults towards the victim, and it is signed by a hacker who calls himself tostring and a Minecraft master. Therefore, it looks like the reason for creating the malicious application could be discord between some gamers. It is difficult to say how many users could be infected, but if you are one of them, we advise you to read the rest of our text. In it, we will talk not only about how Idiot Ransomware can be deleted or how it works but also about how to stay away from such malware in the future. Additionally, we are placing removal instructions that show how to get rid of the malicious application manually just a bit below the article. Read more »

helpfilerestore@india.com Ransomware

helpfilerestore@india.com Ransomware

helpfilerestore@india.com Ransomware is another version of Crysis/Dharma Ransomware. Meaning, it works more or less the same as the other malicious applications from this specific ransomware family. Of course, we will explain all there is to know about this new version further in the article, so if you came here for more information, we encourage you to read our full text. Another thing we will discuss is the malware’s removal, as our researchers believe removing helpfilerestore@india.com Ransomware is safer than following the hackers’ instructions. Nevertheless, it is only for you to decide whether you should follow our provided deletion steps available at the end of the article or not. Also, should you choose to eliminate the threat, keep in mind a legitimate antimalware tool could get rid of it for you too. Read more »

Spiteful Doubletake Ransomware

Spiteful Doubletake Ransomware may not be a very wide-spread infection, but it can still do its job. Just seeing the word “ransomware” should be enough for you to understand that this program is out there to collect your money for a ransom. These programs usually hold personal files “hostage” and expect users to pay the release fee as soon as possible. Needless to say, paying the fee is never an option, and this program, in particular, does not even offer that. In this case, you need to remove Spiteful Doubletake Ransomware from your system without taking a single look back. Read more »

SmartPackageTracker

SmartPackageTracker

SmartPackageTracker is a browser extension targeted at users who are looking for tools that could help them track various packages. Our researchers tell the application might change the user’s homepage, default search engine, or new tab page with a website of its own. Plus, it is possible it could display unreliable advertising content. Because of this, the add-on falls under the classification of potentially unwanted programs or PUPs in short. As you continue reading our article, we will explain to you more about this extension. Those who choose to eliminate it should have a look at the instructions available below too. Of course, if you prefer using automatic features instead you could employ a legitimate antimalware tool. Read more »

LockerGoga Ransomware

LockerGoga Ransomware

LockerGoga Ransomware is a malicious application that encrypts almost every single file that is not associated with the operating system. The malware marks data it affects with the .locked extension, which is not particularly unique since other similar threats are using it as well. Later on, it should display a note explaining what has happened and what the victim is supposed to do to receive decryption tools. To be more precise, the hackers ask to pay a ransom. They do not say how much to pay but mention the price could depend on how fast the user contacts them. Anyone who encounters this malicious application or any threat alike should understand it would be unwise to trust cybercriminals. There are no guarantees they will do as promised, and if the victim does not wish to risk losing money in vain, we advise deleting LockerGoga Ransomware. For more information we invite you to read the full article, as for removal instructions, you should take a look at the steps available below. Read more »

System Clean Pro

System Clean Pro

System Clean Pro is not a malicious application, but it is considered to be a potentially unwanted program. In this article, we will discuss what makes the application fit into the mentioned category. Hopefully, this will help users decide whether they want to use such a tool if they are thinking about having it. On the other hand, if you have already installed this potentially unwanted program, but do not want to keep it any longer, we can help you erase System Clean Pro. All you have to do is follow the instructions located below this article, and they will guide you through the process. However, if you do not feel like removing the application manually, you could pick a legitimate antimalware tool that could let you eliminate the program faster. Read more »

FCrypt Ransomware

FCrypt Ransomware

FCrypt Ransomware is a threat that can encrypt files, but it is unlikely that it spreads and that it encrypts files in reality. First of all, our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has not found any victims of this malware. Second, the tested sample of the threat did not request a ransom, which is what most file-encrypting ransomware request. It appears that maybe someone created this malware just for fun or to educate themselves. In any case, even if this malware does not invade real operating systems that belong to regular Windows users, we cannot ignore it. Just in case the threat attacks, we have created a removal guide that shows how to get rid of it. More important, the guide explains how to protect the system and personal files to ensure that ransomware cannot invade in the first place. Note that the same security tips can be applied to avoid other kinds of malware too, and so you should continue reading. If you have questions – post them in the comments section. Read more »

FORMA Ransomware

FORMA Ransomware

If you run your Windows operating system using Polish, or you live in Poland, FORMA Ransomware is the threat you need to beware of, amongst thousands of others. While most infections are pretty versatile, and they use English to deliver messages intended for victims, once in a while, we see a threat that has a very specific target. That is how the threat we are discussing in this report works too. The distribution of this malware is still very mysterious, but it is likely that attackers could use spam email attacks to spread the launcher. The threat could be bundled with unreliable programs that might be available on Polish file-sharing websites too. The attackers could also spread malware randomly, but set it to attack only those systems whose IP addresses link to Poland. In any case, if this malware got in, you need to eliminate it as soon as possible, and Anti-Spyware-101.com research team is ready to help you. We have created a guide that should help you remove FORMA Ransomware, and we also discuss other options you have when deleting this dangerous infection. Read more »