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PremierDownloadManager Toolbar

PremierDownloadManager Toolbar

PremierDownloadManager Toolbar is a suspicious browser extension which is presented by Mindspark Interactive Network. Our malware researchers are familiar with this company because they have already reviewed TranslationBuddy Toolbar, HowToSimplified Toolbar, and other similar applications. Even though these browser extensions offer different services, they have more similarities than differences. First of all, all Mindspark toolbars are meant to promote links to third-party sites. The toolbar provides links to wunderground.com, facebook.com, vevo.com, and other popular sites. The extension also promotes the tools of the PremierDownloadManager. If you click the Download and Scheduler buttons, a download manager will pop up. Instead of interacting with the extension or the download manager, you should remove PremierDownloadManager Toolbar. Read more »

iToolBox Toolbar

iToolBox Toolbar

iToolBox Toolbar is a browser extension that you should not keep on your computer. It is a browser toolbar that is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers. Computer security experts suggest that iToolBox Toolbar is not a reliable application because it is rather intrusive, and it can expose you to potentially corrupted content. If you are a computer security-minded user, you will remove iToolBox Toolbar from your system immediately. Please scroll down to the bottom of this description for manual removal instructions. Also, do not forget to invest in a reliable antispyware tool. Read more »

Android FBI virus

If you are not careful, the operating system on your mobile device could be infected with the Android FBI virus. As researchers have discovered, the clandestine ransomware may corrupt the Android system in various different ways, which is why you have to beware of different drive-by download and social-engineering scams. Unfortunately, if the system is not reinforced by automatic malware removal software, your gadget could be infected without your notice. Once installed, the ransomware blocks the screen, so that the only thing you focus on is the misleading warning supposedly presented by the FBI. Needless to say, if you do not remove Android FBI virus, you will not be able to use the infected Android gadget in a regular manner. Of course, the removal of this threat may be quite difficult. Read more »

PC Health Care: Online Virus Scan System

PC Health Care: Online Virus Scan System

PC Health Care: Online Virus Scan System is a fake scan page. We categorize it as an adware server, although you do not need to be infected with adware to receive this notification. There is also no need to remove PC Health Care: Online Virus Scan System from your computer because it is obvious that this scan is directly related to the website you are currently on. If you want to avoid annoying adware applications and fake scan results, you simply need to close the web page you have opened. The most important thing is not to panic. Read more »

Department of Justice Virus

Department of Justice Virus

Department of Justice Virus is ransomware that closely resembles such well known infections like FBI Virus, Urausy FBI MoneyPak Virus, FBI PayPal virus, Your computer has been locked Ransomware, etc. Just like its counterparts Department of Justice Virus is an infection, which cyber crooks use to profit illegally from unsuspecting users. By employing a common name of law enforcement agency cybercriminals are able to scare users into paying the ransom without thinking that they could remove Department of Justice Virus from their operating system and subsequently, refraining from paying the demanded ransom. Although removal process could be quite complicated, our research team at Anti-Spyware-101.com has put up a removal guide that could be easily carried out by any user. Read more »

Bakavers.in virus

Bakavers.in virus

Bakavers.in virus is not exactly a computer virus. A computer virus infects user’s computer directly, while this fake alert simply locks up your web browser. Nevertheless, you can still close your browser and avoid paying any money to Bakavers.in virus. The main server for this fake alert is no longer working, but if you happen to encounter the false message delivered via Bakavers.in domain, you should not panic. Simply close your browser window and avoid visiting unfamiliar websites that might cause this fake alert to appear. Once again, this disturbing fake alert DOES NOT affect your PC. Read more »

Your computer has been locked Ransomware

Your computer has been locked Ransomware

You are probably reading this article because your computer screen has been locked and you are asked to pay a ransom ranging between $100 and $300 in order to unlock the system. This is due to an infection known as Your Computer has Been Locked Virus, a part of the infamous Reveton family, also known as W32/Reveton. Furthermore, it is a type of malware that we call Ransomware, hence the name. Read more »

Cryptowall Virus

CryptoWall is a ransomware that encrypts files within the operating system. It closely mimics the behavior of similar infections like CryptorBit or Cryptolocker or Cryptodefense. In fact, CryptoWall is believed to be a new variation of Cryptodefense because it acts in a very similar way. After infiltrating the operating system, the Trojan will start a stealthy encryption process. After it is done, you will be presented with an image telling you that your files have been encrypted and that you will not be able to access them unless you pay a ransom. This Trojan is an extremely dangerous infection that could ruin a lot of valuable content on your computer. If there is a chance to avoid it, your best bet would be running professional malware detection and removal tool at all times. This article will further analyze the infection and will present tips regarding virtual security and CryptoWall removal. Read more »

Delve

Delve

What is Delve?

Delve application hold no use for non-user of getwiser.com. Furthermore, it does not hold any significant beneficial traits for users of getwiser.com as most of the time it will present you with various ads. Because of this dubious functionality we recommend that you remove Delve from your system. Delve is and application that is targeted towards the users of getwiser.com a social network mimicking the giants of the industry: Facebook and Google+. The application was developed by Delve Media, Inc., the same company that runs the website that the application is targeted to. Read more »

Kovter Virus

Kovter Virus

If you have noticed a full-screen warning claiming that “Your computer has been locked!”, it is very probable that your system has been infected with Kovter Virus. This program is the newest ransomware, which mean that it is going to act very similarly as FBI Virus and Central Security Service Virus. Kovter Virus itself will lock your desktop with a misleading screen-size warning, which means that you will not be able to access your documents and programs. This tactics is used in order to encourage you into paying a ransom, which is $300. However, you should definitely not do that if you do not want to lose your money. Even though the removal of Kovter Virus is not very easy, you will not experience any difficulties if you use the instructions that we have provided for you below the article. Read more »