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TreasureHunter

TreasureHunter is a rather old Trojan, but it seems to be active to this day. According to our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com, the malicious application was created around 2013 on a Windows XP computer. Apparently, the threat has not been updated ever since, and it still works only on devices running Windows XP. Thus, if your device uses any other operating system, you may have nothing to worry about. As for those who have encountered this infection we advise reading our full article. In it, we will talk about what the Trojan can do if it enters the system and how to eliminate TreasureHunter as soon as possible. In fact, to make the task easier for those who may want to get rid of the malicious application manually, we prepared step by step deletion instructions available just a bit below this article. Read more »

GoldenAxe Ransomware

GoldenAxe Ransomware

If you are ever exposed to GoldenAxe Ransomware, remember that you must delete this malicious threat immediately. If you are currently facing this infection, we will help you eliminate it quickly. Unfortunately, the damage might have been done already, and if that is the case, nothing can be done to fix it. You might be convinced that you could pay money to get your files decrypted, but cyber attackers are using this bait to make you give away your savings. They could not care less about the victims’ personal files, and as soon as they get the money, they are ready to seize all communication with them. What about third-party tools? At the time of research, tools that could decrypt files affected by this particular infection did not exist. That being said, if you want to look into that yourself, it might be worth your time. Just remember that fake decryptors might exist! In the end, you need to remove GoldenAxe Ransomware, and the sooner you get rid of this infection, the better. Read more »

M@r1a Ransomware

M@r1a Ransomware

M@r1a Ransomware is a dangerous computer infection. It is classified as ransomware, as you can obviously tell from its name. Getting infected with a ransomware program is a terrible experience, and we would not recommend going through it to anyone. However, if you got infected with this program, you need to remove M@r1a Ransomware from your system because you should not tolerate it any longer. While you might experience difficulties trying to recover your files, it is of utmost importance that you never pay anything to the criminals behind this infection. Do not let them win! Read more »

KingMiner Cryptojacking

KingMiner Cryptojacking connects to the Internet without any permission and uses the computer’s CPU to mine cryptocurrency. It is a malicious application that allows hackers to generate money while using another computer’s resources. Since the threat enters the system without the user’s permission, it falls under the classification of Trojans. Our researchers say it is difficult to detect and users may only suspect something could be wrong because of the worsened computer’s performance. If you think your system might be infected with KingMiner Cryptojacking, we recommend learning more about it by reading the rest of this report. The removal instructions available below could be of use to you too, but if the process looks too challenging, we would advise using a legitimate antimalware tool instead. Read more »

Outsider Ransomware

Outsider Ransomware

The files encrypted by Outsider Ransomware are not protected, despite the “.protected” extension that is attached to their names. This extension is created for the sole reason of making it clear which files were encrypted. Most file-encrypting threats do this, and they also sometimes rename the files that are encrypted. In that sense, you are lucky because you can, at least, identify the files that were corrupted by the infection. What’s the use? Well, if you have backups, you might be able to check which ones of your files have backup copies, and which ones are lost for good. Unfortunately, decrypting files manually is not possible, and you certainly cannot trust the attackers themselves to free your files. If you have backups, you are in an ideal situation, but do NOT connect to your backup system or service until you have the malicious Outsider Ransomware removed from your operating system. If you keep reading, you will learn about two unique methods that can help you delete this vicious infection. Read more »

FilesLocker-Christmas Ransomware

FilesLocker-Christmas Ransomware

When you want your product to reach a wider audience, you have to make sure that your product “speaks” a number of different languages. Unfortunately, this is also something that malware developers are aware of. For example, FilesLocker-Christmas Ransomware is a malicious infection that targets users who speak English, Russian, and Chinese. If you are one of those users who got infected with this malware, you should do yourself a favor and remove FilesLocker-Christmas Ransomware from your system immediately. For the manual removal instructions, please scroll down to the bottom of this description. Also, do not forget that it is always a good idea to invest in a legitimate antispyware application. Read more »

Biger@x-mail.pro Ransomware

Biger@x-mail.pro Ransomware

Biger@x-mail.pro Ransomware is the infection that is responsible for making your files unreadable and for changing their names. While the actual names of the corrupted files are not changed, the infection adds a unique prefix and an extension. Due to this, a file named “document.doc” might look something like this: “email-biger@x-mail.pro.ver-CL 1.5.1.0.id-[numbers].fname-document.doc.doubleoffset.” Without a doubt, that is the kind of a filename that you are bound to notice. Although this prefix and extension combination might seem completely random, in fact, it includes a unique email address that belongs to cyber attackers. Also, it includes a unique ID that is presented to every victim. While you can remove the prefix/extension, you do not need to do that because that will not restore your files. In fact, we cannot provide you with a tool or a key that would decrypt your files. Even though the attackers behind the threat might promise you a decryptor, they are likely to be scamming you. We discuss that, as well as how to delete Biger@x-mail.pro Ransomware, in this report. Read more »

decryptgarranty@airmail.cc Ransomware

decryptgarranty@airmail.cc Ransomware

Our researchers think decryptgarranty@airmail.cc Ransomware is a new version of GarrantyDecrypt Ransomware, because even though there are a few differences between them the threats work more or less the same. Further, in the text, we will talk about what has changed in the latest version as well as explain how to eliminate this malicious application from the system. Thus, if you came across it or just wish to know all about it, we encourage you to read our full article. Also, users who need help while deleting decryptgarranty@airmail.cc Ransomware manually should have a look at the instructions located at the end of this page for guidance. Lastly, we would like to remind our readers that if they have any questions about the malware or its removal, they can leave us messages at the end of the text. Read more »

CrazyCrypt Ransomware

CrazyCrypt Ransomware

CrazyCrypt Ransomware can cause a lot of problems as the malicious application is capable not only of encrypting user’s files but also of disabling various features and modifying Registry entries. After encrypting targeted data (e.g., pictures, photos, documents, and so on), the threat should show a warning asking to contact the malware’s developers. The message should also mention the user can decrypt his data only after paying a ransom. To those who do not want to comply with the demands, the cybercriminals threaten to delete their unique decryption keys and erase some of the encrypted files permanently. Needless to say that without decryption tools the affected data is useless in any case, so if you are not planlning on paying the ransom, you should not worry about it getting erased. Our specialists say making the payment could end up badly as the hackers cannot be trusted. Thus, we advise not to risk your money and remove CrazyCrypt Ransomware with the instructions available below the article or a reliable security tool. Read more »

.PC-FunHACKED!-Hello Ransomware

.PC-FunHACKED!-Hello Ransomware

.PC-FunHACKED!-Hello Ransomware is a dangerous computer infection, and there is nothing fun about it. This malicious infection aims to make as much money as possible by pushing affected users into purchasing decryption keys. However, you do not need to spend your money on this infection. It is possible to decrypt the files affected by the program for free. Therefore, you need to remove .PC-FunHACKED!-Hello Ransomware from your computer as soon as possible. Scroll down to the bottom of this description for the manual removal instructions. Should you need help with malware removal, do not hesitate to acquire a powerful antispyware tool to help you with it. Read more »