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Katyusha Ransomware

Katyusha Ransomware

How many personal photos and important document files are stored on your Windows operating system? Unfortunately, Katyusha Ransomware can encrypt all of them. This dangerous infection is like a bulldozer, and it can destroy everything in its way. Of course, it is not programmed to encrypt system files because that would make it impossible for cyber attackers to make their own demands. When it comes to the demands, the attackers behind the ransomware want only one thing, and that is your money. The majority of file-encryptors are created for this one purpose alone. There have been threats that Anti-Spyware-101.com recognized as “educational” – such as Ctf Ransomware or GPCode Ransomware – but most of them were created to fill the pockets of criminals. If you do not want cyber attackers to reach their goal, do not respond to their demands and quickly delete Katyusha Ransomware instead. If the removal of this threat intimidates you, the information in this guide will ease your mind. Read more »

Eredel Stealer Extended

Eredel Stealer Extended is a malicious application that can steal various information about you. The malware does so by recording the things user types with his keyboard as well as reading data stored in specific browsers’ cookies. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com say the infection should be classified as a Trojan keylogger. As you might imagine it is not an easy task to detect such a threat without the help of antimalware tools. Unfortunately, it is crucial to get rid of it immediately as the longer it stays on the system, the more private and sensitive information it can collect and pass to hackers distributing it. Apparently, there might be lots of cybercriminals spearing Eredel Stealer Extended as it can be purchased online. For more details about the Trojan keep reading the text, and if you need help while removing it manually, we can offer the instructions located at the end of the text. Read more »

Hacker who cracked your email and device Scam

Hacker who cracked your email and device Scam shows a warning message claiming hackers have intercepted information revealing the victim’s “dark secret life.” In exchange for them keeping this information to themselves and not sending it to the victim’s friends or family, the scammers demand to be paid in Bitcoins. Knowing this is just a scam, and in reality, the hackers most likely do not have anything compromising to reveal about you, we would recommend against paying the ransom. If you continue reading the article, you will find more useful details about Hacker who cracked your email and device Scam. As well as our instructions on what to do if you come across this warning message; you should find them at the end of this page. Read more »

backtonormal@foxmail.com Ransomware

backtonormal@foxmail.com Ransomware

backtonormal@foxmail.com Ransomware is a nasty computer infection you might encounter if you surf the Internet on a daily basis, you download various programs from P2P websites, and you tend to open email attachments from random emails you receive. It has turned out that backtonormal@foxmail.com Ransomware is not exactly a brand new computer threat. According to our specialists, it seems to be a variant of Crysis/Dharma Ransomware. This finding has helped them to obtain information about its modus operandi in no time because it does not differ much from the previous versions of this ransomware infection. We can assure you that the entrance of backtonormal@foxmail.com Ransomware will not be anywhere near pleasant because this nasty infection will lock files on your computer immediately if it ever finds a way to infiltrate your computer. This threat finds victims’ files and locks them right away, so it is very likely that it will already be too late to change something when you find out about the successful entrance of backtonormal@foxmail.com Ransomware. You will not rescue those encrypted files by removing the ransomware infection from the system, i.e. none of them will be automatically unlocked for you, but you will protect your all new files by removing backtonormal@foxmail.com Ransomware from the system. Read more »

Minotaur Ransomware

Minotaur Ransomware

Your operating system can be heavily impacted by the entrance of Minotaur Ransomware, a malicious file-encryptor that uses a complex encryption algorithm to render files unreadable. This is not done just to mess with users. Files are encrypted to force victims to pay a huge ransom payment in return for a decryption key that, allegedly, is the only thing that can restore files. Although that is likely to be the truth, Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers warn that those who pay the ransom are unlikely to get the decryptor. Cyber criminals behind this malicious ransomware are not obligated to do it. Unfortunately, no one has tracked these criminals down and stopped their attacks yet, which is why it is the responsibility of every Windows users to secure their operating systems and personal files against the infection. In this report, we discuss how to secure the system to prevent malware from attacking in the future, as well as how to delete Minotaur Ransomware. As for the files, we do not have a solution for you, and you have to be very cautious about sources that claim otherwise. You can recover files only if they are backed up. Read more »

EnyBeny CRISTMAS Ransomware

EnyBeny CRISTMAS Ransomware

EnyBeny CRISTMAS Ransomware is a malicious infection that aims to rip you off. This program is there to hold your files hostage until you pay the ransom fee. However, we have grounds to believe that this ransomware infection is not going to issue the decryption key for you even if you were to pay the money. So what should you do about it? First, you need to remove EnyBeny CRISTMAS Ransomware from your computer. Then, you need to look for ways to retrieve at least a portion of your files. Continue reading this entry to find out more about the infection and where it comes from. Read more »

Search.terraarcade.com

Search.terraarcade.com

Search.terraarcade.com looks like your regular search engine, but no user would ever want use this domain. In fact, our research specialists say that if you see this website on your browser, it means that you have been affected by a browser hijacker. A browser hijacker is not a major computer security threat, but it would not be a good idea to keep it. Do yourself a favor and remove Search.terraarcade.com today following the instructions you will find below this description. Afterwards, you should check whether there is more potentially unwanted software installed on your PC. Read more »

helpersmasters@airmail.cc Ransomware

helpersmasters@airmail.cc Ransomware

helpersmasters@airmail.cc Ransomware is not a completely new threat, as research conducted by our experienced specialists has confirmed. It is just a new variant of Scarab-Bomber Ransomware. Without a doubt, it shares some similarities with its predecessor, so it was not hard to learn more about its behavior. It has turned out that the ransomware infection acts just like its predecessor. That is, once it infiltrates users’ computers, it immediately locks files found on them. Ransomware infections encrypt those files that users value the most. Some of these files are documents, images, and music. Crypto-threats no doubt use secure encryption algorithms to lock data on affected computers so that it would be impossible for ordinary computer users to unlock them without the unique key and the special decryptor. Only cyber criminals have them, but do not let them convince you to purchase these tools from them – they might not be sent to you even if you make a payment. In other words, you will lose your money as well. Since you cannot know whether you could unlock your files after you send money to cyber criminals, we suggest that you focus on the helpersmasters@airmail.cc Ransomware removal instead. Once the threat is gone from the system, you could try out alternative data recovery methods, e.g. available automated data recovery tools. Read more »

YaTab

YaTab

Not all extensions are equal. Some are beneficial and reliable. Others are useless and can be even malicious. YaTab falls somewhere in the middle of the spectrum. This extension does offer seemingly useful services, but it also acts as a browser hijacker that takes over the browser and redirects all search queries to a third-party engine. In the past, Ask.com was the engine of choice; however, Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers have found that it currently redirects to Google Search. Can the results be trusted? They were not modified during our research, but we cannot guarantee that that is what you will face also. In general, if you were not informed that your searches would be redirected, changed, or messed with in any manner, trusting the search service is not a good idea. As you can guess, we advise deleting YaTab, and if you have no idea how you should proceed, just continue reading. If your questions remain unanswered, do not hesitate to use the comments section below to contact our research team. Read more »

EnyBenied Ransomware

EnyBenied Ransomware

EnyBenied Ransomware is a file-encrypting application that appends .EnyBenied extension to its affected files and drops a ransom note called ENYBENY.TXT. If you see the mentioned extension on your files, we recommend reading the rest of this article so you could find out more information about the threat that most likely infected your system. Another thing we would like to stress from the beginning is that we advise against paying the ransom the cybercriminals behind the malicious program may demand as it could be hazardous. Those who do not want to risk their savings could erase EnyBenied Ransomware manually while following the instructions available at the end of this article or with automatic features provided by a chosen legitimate antimalware tool. However, there is no hurry as you can decide what to do after reading our full report first. Read more »