Thunder Ransomware is a type of malware aimed at encrypting user data. Cybercriminals mainly spread Thunder via spam emails under the guise of payment documents like bank accounts, taxes and so on. Following infiltration, it immediately starts to encode users’ files.
Search.genieosearch.com is a forged search engine that may come up in your browser as a result of exposure to browser hijacker. Browser hijacker is a type of malware that often creeps into the system together with shady free programs and which is primarily used to get advertising revenue. Following the installation, it changes the user’s browser homepage to a page with ads and prevents the user from changing it.
Turkish Ransomware is cryptoworm that extorts money from victims in exchange for the decryption key. It belongs to the Scarab family which is well-known with a bad side in the computer world. According to the name, the new virus is focused on Turkish-speaking users, although they are unlikely to be able to read text in the ransom note.
5/5 (2) What is GameOver Ransomware? GameOver is a new cryptotrojan which came out on July, 2018. This malware encrypts user data and then extorts money. Lately, such cyber-attacks have become more frequent, this is due to an easy mark to hit up for money and at the same time…
Search.searchwu.com is a fake search engine claiming to improve user’s searching experience. Seems like there is nothing wrong indeed, but you should know that it’s a browser hijacker. A browser hijacker is a small application that usually crawls into system disguised as a browser extension.
Search14.co is a questionable search provider that may end up on your computer at random. But in fact, it’s not an accident. This program comes with freeware programs and is installed automatically if you don’t opt out of optional Search14.co. Although it’s not a dangerous malware it still brings some inconvenience to users’ browsing experience.
XeroWare is cryptoviral extortion which encodes user data and asks for payment in exchange for the decryption key. Once the encryption process is finished, the user is given 96 hours to pay, otherwise, all files will be deleted. In fact, it’s a clear provocation, by frightening victims with data loss, cybercriminals try to encourage victims to pay sooner.
Search.bittsearch.com is yet another browser hijacker that mainly affects Mac computers. Penetrating the computer, it gets your browser’s settings corrupted. Subsequently, your primary search engine becomes http://search.bittsearch.com/ which is designed to promote third-party apps.
Hyena Locker is a new encoder that is, according to IT specialists, very similar to Everby Ransomware. This virus is spreading through spam emails with malicious attachments and once the user clicks the executable file, the encryption procedure starts. As soon as it takes control over the computer, all your personal files including documents, photo, and video files are in the affected area.
Lately, many Internet users complain about error 400 in Google Chrome. The browser may work in its normal mode but when you open any Youtube page, you see error 400 instead stating that “Your client has issued a malformed or illegal request”. The main reason for this issue is a malicious browser extension or add-on.