Aurora is a name of the dangerous virus that, once installed, immediately encodes your files. After this, all your most important data such as documents, photos, videos become inaccessible. Thus, users fall victim to ransom demands ranging from $100 to $500. Still, you should never make concessions to these cybercriminals – there’s a strong possibility that you will end up with no money and cherished decrypter.
Joinhoney.com is an advertising domain which is responsible for annoying pop-up ads in a browser. This is the result of the effects of a malware like browser hijackers. A browser hijacker is a small application that corrupts browser configuration and spoils it with intrusive advertisements and redirects.
Driver PNP Watchdog error is a system issue that often appears while installing Windows 10 version 1803 Update. This happens when the user tries upgrading Windows 10, the update starts and then freezes at some stage and eventually showing the “Blue Screen of Death” (BSOD) with the Driver PNP Watchdog error. There are many reasons for the appearance of this error. It may be caused due to the system problems, the presence of viruses and other malware, out of date drivers or damaged hard drives of your PC and so on.
Nozelesn is a fresh ransomware virus that was released in June 2018. The first wave of victims by the Nozelesn Ransomware fell on users from Polland, but now it is distributed worldwide. Upon completion of the encryption process, Nozelesn Ransomware demands a ransom at the rate of 0.1 BTC (~ $660).
CryptoGod is a new encoder which is focused on Italian-speaking users. CryptoGod encrypts the most important files on victim’s computer and then demands the ransom, that’s why it is called “ransomware”. Once your data is encrypted, they become unreadable and in fact useless. However, if you think that the transfer of money to cybercriminals might solve your problem, I’m sorry to be the one to tell you, but they are not going to help you.
Search.sleepshadow.com is a browser hijacker that affects Mac operating systems and sets http://search.sleepshadow.com/ page as a primary search engine of a browser. Although it may look like a usual search engine, don’t get confused, this malware aims to trick you into downloading questionable apps and visiting affiliate sites. To gain revenue for the developers, browser hijacker displays intrusive ads in various forms, causes numerous redirects to dubious websites and also gathers browsing activity-related data.
Windows Installer dialog box pops up immediately after Chrome is started? This usually happens when the user opens the browser and instead of the homepage, he sees a blank page with the window titled “Windows Installer” that requires to install some program. There are many reasons for the appearance of this error, it may be caused due to the system problems, Windows update errors, the impact of the virus, out of date drivers or damaged hard drives of your PC and so on.
TurboCad Symbols is an annoying message that may pop up in your web-browser. This happens when the user opens the browser and instead of the homepage, he sees a blank page with the window titled “Windows Installer” saying “the feature you are trying to use is on a CD-ROM or other removable disk that is not available. Insert the ‘TurboCad symbols and click OK”. There are many reasons for the appearance of this error, it may be caused due to the system problems, the presence of viruses and other malware, out of date drivers or damaged hard drives of your PC and so on.
Gandcrab 4 is another ransomware-type virus from Gandcrab developers. The fourth version of the virus operates like previous ones: once it gets on victim’s computer, the virus starts encryption procedure. Upon completion of the encryption process, Gandcrab 4 Ransomware blackmails user into giving him money for data recovery.