Q1G Ransomware

Q1G Ransomware

If your computer gets infected with a malicious application called Q1G Ransomware, your personal data should become encrypted. Also, you ought to see a pop-up window with a message on top of your screen. It is called a ransom note and as you can imagine the text inside of it says you have to pay to get your files restored. The only thing is that the note does not say how much you are supposed to pay. That is, if you are willing to deal with the malware’s creators, which we do not recommend if you do not want to risk getting scammed. For more details on how the threat works and how it may enter your system, you should read our full article. Moreover, if you want to know how to delete Q1G Ransomware manually, you could have a look at the removal instructions provided at the end of this page. Read more »

Stream-me

Stream-me

Stream-me is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) targeted at Google Chrome users. The descriptions on the extension's official site might suggest that the tool allows streaming TV content, but, in reality, it works as a search engine. Therefore, users may have to find sites that stream their favorite shows themselves. However, while surfing the Internet with the PUP’s search tool, it could gather information like your visited websites or clicked ads to show you advertisements from various third-parties. We do not claim it would necessarily happen if you use the extension's search engine, but there seems to be such a possibility. Thus, if you do not want to risk seeing third-party ads, we advise choosing a more reputable search engine. Provided, you decide to erase Stream-me, we can offer our removal instructions available below the article. Read more »

Nuksus Ransomware

Nuksus Ransomware

Nuksus Ransomware belongs to STOP Ransomware family. If you have not heard already the decryption tool created by cybersecurity experts no longer work on newer threats from this family. Thus, the only way to restore your files that this infection encrypted could be using your backup data. Moreover, the malware does not even show a ransom note to demand a user to pay for the decryption tool the hackers have. Of course, we would not recommend purchasing it from cybercriminals anyway as such people cannot be trusted. To learn more about this malicious application, we encourage you to keep reading our article. At the end of the text, you can find our removal instructions that show how to erase Nuksus Ransomware manually. If it looks too challenging or you do not want to deal with the threat manually, we advise using a legitimate antimalware tool. Read more »

KBK Ransomware

KBK Ransomware

KBK Ransomware might not look like much, but it is a dangerous computer infection, and it will lock up your files, asking you to pay the ransom fee. We always emphasize that users should never succumb to these threats because paying the ransom fee doesn’t guarantee that you will get your files back. Therefore, you should remove KBK Ransomware today, and then look for ways to restore your data. It is easy to achieve if you have a file backup. If you don’t, please do not hesitate to address a professional who could help you find other ways to unlock your files. Read more »

Plague17 Ransomware

Plague17 Ransomware

The “.PLAGUE17-{ID}” extension attached to your personal files indicates that Plague17 Ransomware has slithered in and encrypted them. According to our malware research team at Anti-Spyware-101.com, it looks like this infection was created to attack Russian-speaking Windows users, and if you can identify yourself as one, you need to be cautious. It is most important that you secure your operating system before the infection even manages to slither in, as prevention is most important in this situation. So, how are you supposed to prevent malware from slithering in? It is crucial that you install trusted anti-malware software to protect you against invaders. It is also important that you update your operating system and software to ensure that no vulnerability is left unpatched. Finally, it is crucial that you stay away from suspicious downloaders, spam email attachments, links, warnings, etc. If it is too late, remove Plague17 Ransomware, but do not forget to reinstate Windows security afterward. Read more »

Vesrato Ransomware

Vesrato Ransomware

Your personal files are doomed if Vesrato Ransomware slithers in. This infection targets Windows operating systems that lack protection, and whose owners are not careful enough. Misleading messages containing corrupted attachments, dangerous bundled downloaders, silently active infections, and unpatched security vulnerabilities could all be exploited to ensure that this malware invades systems. If you are not cautious, it could invade your system too, and it is unlikely that you would notice this threat until it was too late. Although you might have a quick moment in between when the threat attacks and when the encryption of personal files begins, it is unlikely that you will be able to catch it. Instead, it is likely that you will realize that there is malware that requires removal only after your files are encrypted. Can you delete Vesrato Ransomware to restore the files? You definitely need to eliminate the infection, but you cannot recover your files by doing so. Read more »

Silenced Ransomware

Silenced Ransomware

Ransomware is extremely dangerous because it can cause irreversible damage to your personal files. This is why Silenced Ransomware must be taken seriously. According to Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, this infection was not active at the time of analysis, but that is because it was not fully complete yet. That means that this malicious threat was caught before it was executed, and that is a rare luxury. That gives us all time to prepare, and you need to do your part as well. It is most important that you install all updates that you might have postponed in the past because you want to make sure that no vulnerabilities can be exploited by attackers silently. You also need to be more vigilant about spam emails, fake security warnings, and third parties trying to connect to your system remotely. If you are cautious, our hope is that you can evade all ransomware infections. If it is too late, you need to think about removal, and the tips presented in this report should help you delete Silenced Ransomware. Read more »

Nemty Ransomware

Nemty Ransomware

Nemty Ransomware might not look like much, but it is a dangerous computer infection that will encrypt most of your personal files and hold them hostage. It doesn’t look like the ransomware epidemic will end any time soon, so you need to arm yourself with nerves of steel and fight this infection right now.

You have to keep in mind that there is always a chance you might need to start building your data library anew. Nevertheless, that is no reason to despair. Follow the instructions below this description to remove Nemty Ransomware from your system for good, and then make sure you do not get infected with similar programs again. Read more »

BlackWorm RAT

BlackWorm RAT

Although remote access Trojans (also known as “RATs”) are rare, they do exist. BlackWorm RAT is one of them, and while it was mostly active in 2014, it has not disappeared from the face of the virtual Earth. Most infamously, this malicious threat was employed by the Syrian Malware Team in what is believed to be state-sponsored attacks. This hacking group aggressively attacked major news websites (e.g., forbes.com) as well as the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) agency. These attacks occurred in 2014. Could they continue? That is a possibility. The hacking group could also have smaller targets and, therefore, be less noticeable. In any case, whether it strikes again or it disappears into the virtual void for good, it is important to know everything there is to know about this malicious infection. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has a few important details to share with you, and we also discuss the removal of BlackWorm RAT. While it is unlikely that you will need to delete this infection, learning about it is crucial. Read more »

Masodas Ransomware

Masodas Ransomware

Masodas Ransomware is a malicious program that marks the files it encrypts with .masodas extension, e.g., text_file.docx.masodas. The threat enciphers data important to its victims, such as photos or documents to take them as a hostage. To restore files the malware’s victims ought to be asked to pay a ransom. In return, the malicious application’s creators should offer tools for decryption. The bad news is that there are no guarantees they will hold on to their end of the bargain. In other words, you could get scammed, and if you do not want to take any chances, you should not put up with any demands. Users who wish to get rid of Masodas Ransomware should check the instructions available below or employ a legitimate antimalware tool. As for learning more about the malware, we invite you to read the rest of this article. Read more »