Scarab-Osk (Osk) is yet another cryptovirus from Scarab family which lures money by blackmailing. This ransomware encrypts the most important data on user’s computer, renaming affected files and adding .osk extension. For example, file “mydoc.doc” will turn into “2wHNr2=iP509GBmqO50aTPAu2mNNRi4fA2soVFTkoC4FJUQNMiYgc.osk”.
Only-search.com is a computer infection called browser hijacker used for link promotion. Although it’s almost harmless it still brings some inconvenience to users’ browsing experience. Once installed, it corrupts browser settings, replaces configured search engine with Only-search.com, injects third-party advertising, and also causes unwanted redirects.
Sigrun is a cryptovirus that demands money for data recovery. Once it crawls into the system, ransomware starts to scan your system in order to find most sensitive files on user’s computer such as documents, photos, and video. Then, all targeted files will be encrypted using AES algorithm and renamed with the addition of the .sigrun extension.
Horsuke is yet another popular today ransomware virus that encrypts users’ files. Working principle of the virus is simple enough – it encrypts files and demands money for data recovery. The virus targets all sensitive files on victim’s computer such as photo, video, and documents.
5/5 (2) What is Rapid 3.0 Ransomware? Developers of Rapid Ransomware do not sit on their hands, following Rapid 2.0, they’ve released the third version of the virus. As a previous version, Rapid 3.0 blocks access to the users’ personal files using AES-256 encryption algorithm. To get back your files,…
5/5 (2) What is CryptON Ransomware? CryptON is an infamous virus that extorts money from users in exchange for their personal data. The point is, immediately after penetration, it starts to encrypt all sensitive files on victim’s computer using AES-256 complicated algorythm. In the process of encryption, all files get…
0x80072ee7 error is a common issue that often appears while installing Windows 10 Updates. 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 It may be caused due to the system problems, the presence of viruses and other malware, out of date drivers or damaged hard drives of your PC and so on. As a result, the user can’t install important updates without facing 0x80072ee7 error .
Easy Sports Access is a browser extension that sets new browser’s homepage providing a quick access to sites with sports news. At first sight, it seems a useful add-on, however, in reality, it’s a browser hijacker which was created to generate traffic to third-party sites. Hence, it may cause a browser redirects to ad sites and display a bunch of intrusive ads.
Cloudfront is a malicious application that aims to make you install more unwanted third-party applications. This is being done through the appearance of fake notifications claiming that your system is infected with viruses. Advertising is also the source of income for developers, therefore, you’ll have to face lots of intrusive pop-up ads and sudden redirects enforcing you to visit affiliate websites.
Horsia is a cryptovirus that belongs to the group of Scarab Ransomware family. After infiltration, it starts to encrypt all sensitive files on victim’s computer and then demands a ransom. All found files are encrypted with AES-256 cipher getting .email@example.com extension. For example, “mydoc.doc” will turn into “firstname.lastname@example.org”. At the end of encryption procedure, the virus creates TXT file (“HOW TO RECOVER ENCRYPTED FILES.TXT”) placing it in each folder as well as replaces your desktop wallpaper with a new one.