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COPAN Ransomware

COPAN Ransomware might look like an entirely new computer infection, but the truth is that it is merely a newer version of the notorious Dharma Ransomware program. It is also a rather slippery infection because it doesn’t leave much for us to deal with: It is known to delete itself once the encryption is complete. Nevertheless, there are still things you can to do remove COPAN Ransomware and everything related to it from your system. Also, it would be a good idea to learn more about ransomware and its distribution methods because you can never know when a similar intruder tumbles down into your PC again. Read more »

ChineseRarypt Ransomware

ChineseRarypt Ransomware

ChineseRarypt Ransomware is a malicious application that places files in an archive and encrypts it. Later on, the malware ought to drop a ransom note claiming only the threat’s creators can restore affected files and that victims who encounter it would have to pay for it. As always, we advise considering this demand carefully as you cannot know if the hackers will help you restore your files even if they promise to. In short, your money might be lost in vain, and if you do not wish to risk it, we encourage you to ignore the malware’s ransom note and restore data from backup copies that you could keep on cloud storage or elsewhere. Of course, it might be unsafe to do anything with an infected computer while the malicious application is still on it. To erase it, you should follow the instructions provided below or get a legitimate antimalware tool that would remove ChineseRarypt Ransomware for you. Read more »

Dqb Ransomware

Dqb Ransomware encrypts and marks user’s files with the .dqb extension. Afterward, the malicious application should display a ransom note explaining how to restore affected data. In truth, the note only tells how to contact the malware’s developers. However, based on our experience with such threats, we are almost one hundred percent sure that the reply letter from hackers should provide further instructions. Usually, they ask to pay a ransom and promise to deliver decryption tools in return. Cybercriminals often claim they can guarantee victims will receive what is promised, but you should know that in reality, such promises have no value. Victims might be asked to pay with Bitcoins, and once they do, they cannot take their money back. Therefore, the malware’s developers might get their payment whether they provide decryption tools or not. If you rather not risk losing your money for nothing, you could pay no attention to the ransom note and erase Dqb Ransomware. Read more »

WSH RAT

WSH RAT is a clandestine remote access tool that, in the hands of malicious cyber criminals, can become a seriously dangerous weapon. The infection appears to have been unleashed at the beginning of June, and it is currently actively sold on underground forums, where schemers, hackers, and virtual attackers reign. At the time of research, Anti-Spyware-101.com analysts found the threat to be sold for a mere $50 per month. That is not a lot of money under any circumstances, and, undoubtedly, attackers are exploiting the opportunity to use a seemingly well-established RAT. Unfortunately, the scale of this malware is yet to be determined, but, without a doubt, everyone needs to take appropriate security measures to ensure that operating systems are guarded against it. Detecting this malware once it is in might be very difficult, and some victims might discover it by chance. In any case, deleting this malware is crucial, and you will find useful WSH RAT removal tips in this report. Read more »

BURAN Ransomware

BURAN Ransomware

You do NOT want to let in BURAN Ransomware because this devious file-encryptor can destroy all of your personal files. In fact, it is set to destroy every single file that is not a .buran, .cmd, .com, .cpl, .dll, .exe, .log, .msp, .msc, .pif, .scr, or .sys file. Although the infection does not remove or steal files, it encrypts them, which means that the data is scrambled and so the files become unreadable. In theory, a decryptor should exist along with the encryptor, but even if the developer of the infection has it, who can say whether or not they would hand it to the victims. That being said, that is exactly what the attackers are promising, and they are demanding money in return. One version of the infection demanded a ransom of $100 to be paid in Bitcoin, but there are many different versions, and so the sum of the ransom could change as well. What does not change is the fact that this infection must be erased. Do you know how to delete BURAN Ransomware? Continue reading to find out. Read more »

Gelup

Gelup is another Trojan like FlowerPippi that targets victims from Japan, Argentina, and the Philippines. The threat might put a user’s privacy at risk as it may gather various private and sensitive information. Also, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com believe the malware could be able to download more malicious data once it enters a system. Thus, it is safe to say, the Trojan should be eliminated as fast as possible. To get rid of it manually we invite you to use our deletion guide located at the end of this report. You can also pick a legitimate antimalware tool if you prefer erasing Gelup with automatic features. Should you have more questions about this malicious application, do not hesitate to leave us a comment below. Read more »

Php Ransomware

Php Ransomware could cause a lot of trouble to those who receive it as the malicious application was programmed to encipher user data with a secure encryption algorithm. Because of this, files locked by the malware cannot be launched. Of course, it is likely the hackers behind this threat may offer decryption tools, but we have no doubt they would ask to pay a ransom in return. The problem with such deals is that there are no reassurances the cybercriminals will hold on to their end of the agreement. It means it is possible you could end up wasting your money for nothing, and if it is not something you want to risk experiencing, we advise removing Php Ransomware from your system. To get rid of it manually, users could follow the deletion steps available below. On the other hand, if the process looks complicated, it might be easier to employ a legitimate antimalware tool. Read more »

TROLL Ransomware

TROLL Ransomware

TROLL Ransomware could ruin all your photos, documents, and other files that could be of value to you if your computer gets infected with it. To learn how this could happen, we encourage you to read the rest of our article. Another thing we would like to explain from the start is that the malicious application uses a secure encryption algorithm to lock victims' data. It means affected files become encrypted and they can be decrypted with the right decryption tools. The bad news is that the malware’s developers could be the only ones who may have such tools, and they do not want to provide them free of charge. In other words, they expect you to pay a ransom and, sadly, doing so could be risky as there are no guarantees the hackers will hold on to their end of the bargain. Removing TROLL Ransomware will not decrypt your files either, but it is vital to do so if you want your system to be clean and secure. You can get rid of it with the instructions available below or with a legitimate antimalware tool. Read more »

Scarab-Skype Ransomware

Scarab-Skype Ransomware has nothing to do with Skype, and it is not after its users in particular. The only reason why the malicious application has the popular telecommunications program’s title in its name is that it uses a .skype extension to mark all files it encrypts. Such data becomes unusable and to extort money from users who have no backup copies, the malware should show a message saying it is possible to decrypt affected files for a particular price. Needless to say, there are no guarantees when dealing with cybercriminals and doing so is always risky. If you do not want to risk losing your money in vain for data that got encrypted, we advise closing ransom note and erasing Scarab-Skype Ransomware. The instructions available at the end of this article show how to remove this threat manually, although it can be deleted with the help of a legitimate antimalware tool too. To learn more about its removal and the malware’s working manner, we invite you to read our full article. Read more »

Trojan.Pondfull

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 »