Mac users can experience annoying pop-up message indicated as PEGASUS (SPYWARE) ACTIVATED and stating that your computer is infected. If you are seeing this pop-up, then you have a malware installed. But don’t panic, it’s not a dangerous virus, this type of malware can only hijack browser settings to cause the pop-up to display. Its sole purpose is to trick you into believing that you have a virus and thereby encourage people to call their fake support.
PooleZoor is a ransomware virus created by Iranian hackers that targets English-speaking users. This virus encrypts personal files on victim’s PC so that he can’t access them until all files are decrypted. To do this, users have to pay 10.000.000 Iranian rials that is approximately equal $237.50. However, we urgently advise you not to contact them and especially to make any concessions.
Keypass Ransomware is a "virus-encoder", that has been discovered at the beginning of August 2018. This virus operates quite the same way as any other ransomware: it encrypts sensitive files on the victim's computer adding some file extension, in this particular case is .KEYPASS. As a result, the user unable to use them until they are decrypted.
Mapseasy.net is presented as useful extension adding navigation features in your browser. In reality, it operates as a browser hijacker that changes new tab, search engine and homepage of your browser to http://search.mapseasy.net page. Moreover, it can reset browser configuration in case if the user wants to bring all back.
Evil Locker Ransomware is a data-kidnapping malware that encrypts personal files on victim’s computer. Cybercriminals use spam email campaign to spread their offspring. As a general rule, victims get a fraudulent email from some trustworthy and when he opens the attached file he simultaneously activates the virus.
KillRabbit Ransomware is a new cryptoviral extortion that encodes users’ files with AES encryption algorythm. The most common distribution method for this type of malware is fraudulent spam emails containing malicious file which starts the encryption process. As a result, all user files become inaccessible.
What is Centurylink.net?
Centurylink.net may take over your browser in case of infection with browser hijacker. First of all, it aims to make you visit affiliate sites and generate pay-per-click revenue in this way. To do this, browser hijacker causes redirects, displays advertisements, and sets shady search provider. The most of its search results are altered and filled with links to commercial sites. By the way, it’s not easy to remove because the hijacker installs extra files which pose a challenge for users who want to get rid of this potentially unwanted program easily. You may find here some helpful methods to completely remove Centurylink.net from your browser.