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BS2005

There are always infections that are hard to pin down. When a malicious program has an interface, it is easier to notice that it is there on your computer. However, when you get infected with the likes of BS2005, it might take a while before you even realize that something is wrong with your system.

To mitigate the damage that such infections cause, it is necessary to implement regular system scans with a reliable antispyware program. This way, you would be able to detect infections like BS2005 immediately, and then remove them no questions asked. Read more »

Grethen Ransomware

Grethen Ransomware

Grethen Ransomware is one of those malicious applications that ruins your files and then shows a note saying you must pay if you want to get them restored. The problem is that people who create such malware cannot be trusted and no matter what they say, in reality, there are no guarantees they will provide the decryption tools they promise. Thus, if you receive such a threat, you might have nothing left to do but to hope you have a backup of your most important files. To learn how it enters a system, how it works, and what to do to get rid of it, you should continue reading this article. For detailed instructions on how to erase Grethen Ransomware manually, we recommend checking the steps available below the text. Read more »

Junior Ransomware

Junior Ransomware

Junior Ransomware is a malicious computer infection that falls into the regular description of a ransomware program. It means that this program will encrypt your personal files, and then it will ask you to pay a ransom fee in order to restore those files. You probably know already that paying the ransom is not an option. You should remove Junior Ransomware from your system as soon as possible. To make it easier, get yourself a powerful security application that will terminate the infection for you automatically. As far as the file recovery options are concerned, be sure to address a professional about it. Read more »

Mogranos Ransomware

Mogranos Ransomware is a new malicious application in the STOP Ransomware family. Like all other threats from it, the malware should encrypt user’s pictures, photos, and all other files that could be precious and irreplaceable. The problem with encrypted data is that it can be decrypted only with specific decryption tools and, sadly, they might be impossible to come by. Of course, the malicious applications developers may claim they have such tools and are willing to share them with victims who pay a ransom, but who can tell whether it is true or not. This is why our specialists recommend against paying a ransom. If you decide not to pay and choose to erase Mogranos Ransomware, we can offer our removal instructions available at the end of this article. For more details about the malware itself, we invite you to read the rest of this text. Read more »

LookBack

A few utility companies in the US received phishing emails back in July. It is now known that the attacks were set up to spread LookBack, a malicious remote access Trojan (RAT) capable of deleting files, executing commands, and stealing information. It is possible that the threat could target companies in different sectors next, and that is why it is important to look at it closer. Without a doubt, systems that are infected with this malware need to be cleaned as soon as possible. Here at Anti-Spyware-101.com, we focus on the removal of malware, and while we can show how to remove LookBack, it is just as important to discuss the activity of malware and the overall security of the operating system. If you are interested in this, please continue reading, and do not forget that you can always share your questions in the comments area below. Read more »

Rsalive Ransomware

If your files have the .rsalive extension, you are dealing with a malicious application called Rsalive Ransomware. It encrypts files with a robust encryption algorithm to make sure victims will not be able to open them. Afterward, the malware should show a ransom note, which is supposed to contain a message saying a user ought to pay a particular sum in Bitcoins. In exchange, the malicious application's developers should offer decryption tools. As we explain further, in the article, there is not knowing if the cybercriminals will hold on to their end of a bargain. Thus, for victims who do not want to risk losing their money too, we advise not to put up with any demands. If you decide to erase Rsalive Ransomware also, we encourage you to have a look at the deletion instructions available at the end of this page. Read more »

Syrk Ransomware

Syrk Ransomware

No one wants to go through the “joys” of a ransomware infection. Syrk Ransomware is one of those malicious programs you wouldn’t want to encounter. However, if you are reading this description, the chances are that you need to remove Syrk Ransomware from your system immediately. It might take some time to restore your files, but you should never consider paying the ransom that these criminals here expect you to transfer them. Instead, invest in a legitimate antispyware tool that will help you protect your system against similar intruders in the future. For more guidance, do not hesitate to address a professional. Read more »

Datper

In this report, we talk about a malicious application known as Datper. It is considered to be a backdoor, a tool used to gain access to computers, systems, applications, etc. Researchers believe the malware might have been used to access systems belonging to various organizations and not computers of regular users. For instance, the threat could have been used to obtain sensitive information or to damage systems it infects. If you want to know more about this vicious threat, we invite you to read our full article, in which we explain how the malware could be distributed, how it works, and how it could be erased. What we should tell from the start is that the manual removal instructions available below may not work for everyone, since the malware might have lots of different versions and some of them might place files on different locations. Probably, the best option to deal with such a malicious application to get a reputable antimalware tool. Read more »

MCrypt2019 Ransomware

MCrypt2019 Ransomware

MCrypt2019 Ransomware is a threat that encrypts most of the files found on a targeted computer and shows a note saying the device’s user has to pay around $600 to get decryption tools. If you receive such a message, we advise not to rush into anything before learning more about this threat, which you can do by reading the rest of this article. In the text, we will talk about the malware’s possible distribution channels, its effective manner, and, of course, its deletion. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com report that it might be impossible to use a computer because due to the fact the threat might encrypt system data, the machine could become unresponsive. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that the deletion instructions located at the end of this will help to remove MCrypt2019 Ransomware. In which case, a victim may have to restore his computer’s system from a backup or reinstall the operating system. Read more »

MongoLock Ransomware

MongoLock Ransomware

As you may suspect from its title, MongoLock Ransomware can cause trouble for users who have MongoDB databases. Especially for those who do not back up their important files. The malware uploads copies of files available on a database and sends them to its developer’s server. Afterward, the deletion command should be initiated, which ought to permanently remove videos, documents, pictures, and other precious files. Since the threat is created for money extortion, the malicious application should show a ransom note soon after erasing a victim’s data. As you can imagine, the message asks users to pay for copies of their files, and the sum is not exactly small. If you fear you could lose your money in vain, we advise against paying a ransom. Instead, you could erase MongoLock Ransomware with the deletion steps provided below or a legitimate antimalware tool. To get to know the malware better, we invite you to read the rest of this article. Read more »