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Trojan.Pondfull is a generic Trojan infection that can perform quite a few functions on your computer. The main problem with Trojan infections is that users often are not aware of the fact they are infected. Trojans remain hidden in the background, and work silently. Unless they take a lot of system resources, it might take months for you to notice anything. Thus, to remove Trojan.Pondfull as soon as possible, you have to run regular system scans, so you could locate and delete the infection at once. It is also highly probable that there will be more infections on-board, so do yourself a favor and clean your system through and through. Read more »



NOT_OPEN_LOCKER Ransomware is a computer infection that was released quite a while ago. It means that there should already be a public decryption tool available for this intruder. Also, it is very likely that the main server for this infection is down, so there is no use in paying the ransom fee. Not that you should ever do anything like that.

You need to remove NOT_OPEN_LOCKER Ransomware from the infected system, and then make sure that such infections do not enter it again. Aside from investing in a licensed antispyware tool, you should also educate yourself about ransomware distribution patterns. Read more »

Nanocore malspam

Nanocore malspam is a Trojan infection that can be active on your system for quite a while before you even notice that you have this program on-board. Depending on what the owners of this infection intend to do; Nanocore malspam can perform quite a few tasks, from collecting private information to boosting a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack. Thus, it is crucial to detect this infection as soon as possible, and then remove Nanocore malspam from your system. For the most efficient malware removal, do not hesitate in a licensed antispyware tool. Read more »

Dodger Ransomware

Dodger Ransomware

Dodger Ransomware locks your files and then shows a note blaming you for it. Our researchers say it is strange that the message does not ask to pay for getting decryption tools, but since it provides email address belonging to the hackers behind it, we suspect victims might be asked to pay a ransom if they email the cybercriminals. Of course, it would be risky to put up with any of their demands as there is a chance you could get scammed. If you do not want to risk it, we encourage you to get rid of Dodger Ransomware with the instructions placed below or a legitimate antimalware tool. As for discovering more about the malicious application, we invite you to read the rest of our report. Read more » Ransomware Ransomware Ransomware is another ransomware infection that you need to remove ASAP. This program works like most of the other infections of the same category. It means that there is always a chance that you will not be able to restore the encrypted files.

If you do not have a file backup, you should look for other file recovery options. Also, you have to remove Ransomware from your system, so check out the manual removal instructions at the bottom of this entry. They are quite lengthy, so if you do not want to do it on your own, get yourself a licensed antispyware tool. Read more »


If Trojan.HyperBro appears on a system, its developers might be able to spy on the computer’s owner and record particular information related to his browsing. Naturally, the longer the malicious application manages to hide from the user, the more details it might record, which is why it is vital to remove it immediately. If you have no experience and do not want to waste any time, we recommend employing a legitimate antimalware tool that could deal with this malware for you. Experienced users could try to remove it manually, and the instructions located below this article may help with it. As for the rest of the article, it can tell you more about Trojan.HyperBro, for example, where it could come from or how does it work. Feel free to place a comment at the end of the article if you wish to know anything else about this malicious application or if you need assistance while eliminating it. Read more »


GoldBrute is a botnet infection that turns multiple computer systems into tame zombies. The infection itself doesn’t have any other purpose but to infect, but there are many things the developers might make an obedient zombie do. Therefore, it is vital to run regular system scans with a security tool of your choice if you want to remove GoldBrute immediately before this infection caused any great damage.

While you are at it, you should also look for other potentially dangerous programs that might be running on your system. Malware usually travels in packs, and so GoldBrute could be just one of the many intruders on-board. Read more »


Some malware threats are very visible, and some can remain hidden for a very long time. PCASTLE is a security threat that will not manifest immediately. It can also remain hidden because it doesn’t bring a payload that can significantly slow down your system. Therefore, the best way to detect PCASTLE is to scan your system regularly with a legitimate security tool. If the security tool of your choice detects this infection on your computer, you need to remove PCASTLE immediately. There is also a good chance that you will have to remove several other infections too, so be prepared. Read more »

Sodinokibi Ransomware

Sodinokibi Ransomware

Sodinokibi Ransomware encrypts files on an infected device to make them unusable and shows a ransom note claiming the malware’s developers can recover all of them. Needless to say, in return, they should ask to make a payment, so getting your files back may not be as easy as it might seem. The hackers might say they guarantee you will get your data back, but in reality, there is not knowing if they mean to keep up with their promises. If you do not want to risk losing your money in vain, we advise deleting Sodinokibi Ransomware with the removal steps available at the end of this article or a legitimate antimalware tool of your choice. Naturally, if you wish to learn more about the malicious application first, you should read the rest of our article before checking the removal instructions. Read more »


IPStorm is a dangerous computer infection that can be used to do anything to the affected system. It is a botnet, and so the list of the things it could is practically endless. Individual and corporate users should be concerned about such infections because they do not just jump straight into your face. They often work in the background of the system for a very long time. Regular system scans with a licensed antispyware tool should be at the top of your to-do lists; because these scans can help you detect and remove IPStorm sooner. Negligence is never the answer when it comes to cybersecurity. Read more »