Monthly Archive: June 2013

remove vgrabber search engine

How to remove vGrabber Toolbar – vGrabber malware removal Instructions (Uninstall guide)

vGrabber Toolbar is malware also referred to as the vGrabber Toolbar virus (vGrabber virus), categorized as a browser hijacker that changes internet browser settings without direct permission, causing unwanted start-ups and redirects to a vGrabber Search Engine, search.conduit.com, and other websites. vGrabber Toolbar malware may also change browser shortcuts for popular internet browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer, which commands the internet browsers to target unwanted search engines as well, and display pop-up advertisements.

Cloudfront virus removal

How to remove the Cloudfront virus – Cloudfront.net malware removal instructions (Uninstall guide)

The Cloudfront virus also referred to as the Cloud Front redirect or Cloudfront pop-up, is malware categorized as adware and browser hijacker that has been causing issues for many internet users for several years. The Cloudfront virus has been reported to infect a computer system without consent or knowledge and alter internet browser settings including start pages (home page) and default search engines, causing internet browsers to redirect to cloudfront.net and other websites. Other symptoms of Cloudfront malware include unwanted Cloudfront pop-up advertisements (javascript) and in-text advertisements. It has also been reported that Cloudfront advertisements may contain malicious links to phishing websites such as Update91.com, Treyeats.com and promote unethical scareware (rogue software), spyware, and other third-party malware such as Flash Player Pro.

System Doctor 2014 removal

How to remove System Doctor 2014 – Removal Instructions (Uninstall guide)

System Doctor 2014 is a dangerous rogue Microsoft Windows Anti-Spyware program, identified as malware, categorized as scareware that performs fake system scans, displays fake security alerts, and associates with third-party malware including Trojans horses used to collect sensitive and cause further complications. The System Doctor 2014 computer virus attempts to appear like a legitimate tool used to detect and eradicate system security issues, including adware and spyware infections but instead causes many problems for computer users concerning credit theft, extortion, and identity theft.

Search Conduit virus

How to remove Oople Toolbar – Oople Search redirect virus removal (Uninstall guide)

Oople Toolbar, also referred to as or references alongside terms such as the Oople virus, or Oople redirect virus, is an unwanted browser helper object (BHO) categorized as malware, in particular a browser hijacker that changes internet browser settings without direct authorization of computer users. Oople Toolbar malware causes unwanted internet browser start-ups and redirects to unwanted websites and search engines, including the Oople search page, which is actually a community portal associated with Conduit Search.

Remove v9.com redirect virus

How to remove the V9 virus – Search.v9.com redirect removal (Uninstall guide)

The Search V9 virus, also referred to as the V9 or V9 Portal virus, are terms for potential malware categorized as a browser hijacker similar to the Qvo6 redirect virus we discovered. The V9 virus changes internet browser settings without permission of the computer user, including the home page, default search engine, and browser shortcut causing unwanted browser start-ups and redirects to v9.com, search.v9.com, and other websites. V9 malware affects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer. The V9 hijacker installs to computer systems and internet browsers without consent as a BHO, add-on, and extension, as well as alongside or bundled inside third-party items.

Your computer has been locked virus

How to remove the “your computer has been locked!” virus – Your computer has been locked ransomware removal

The Your computer has been locked computer virus is essentially a cryptovirus or malware categorized as ransomware that alike the FBI virus we discovered in 2012, claims to be a full-screen notification from the United States government, in-particular the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This particular Your computer has been locked ransomware infection fraudulently claims your computer has been locked due to suspicion of illegal content downloading and distribution and identifies the computer user’s IP addresses. The Your computer has been locked virus then claims to unlock your computer (resolve the issue) you must pay a penalty fine of $300 (or other amount). Please note, this dangerous computer virus is in no way associated with the United States government. Paying the fine will not remove the Your computer has been locked virus and may initiate further complications.

Fax message from jconnect email scam

Email Phishing Scam: jConnect fax message email spam used to spread malware

There are many email/phishing scams concerning fake fax services such as the eFax scam, but the latest one is concerning jConnect premiere fax services (j2). This latest fake jConnect email scam also known as the j2 email scam affects all internet users and seems to be more realistic than previous “fax message” email scams essentially used to infect a computer system with a malicious payloads, because the fake jConnect email sent by scam artists may contain real-clickable links that direct to legitimate and safe websites and non-clickable text fabricated to appear as a link that will not display a suspicious and contradicting URL if hovered over.

Spy Alert removal

How to remove the Spy Alert virus – SpyAlert malware removal instructions (Uninstall guide)

Spy Alert, also referred to as SPYALERT or the Spy Alert virus, is malware categorized as adware and browser hijacker that promotes itself as a safe and legitimate tool used to block tracking cookies and view who is spying on you online, but instead causes many problems for computer and internet users. Spy Alert malware displays unwanted advertisements, including pop-up ads, pop-under adverts that appear underneath the current browser window, in-text ads, and may also change internet browser settings causing infected browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer to start up and redirect to unwanted websites. Some advertisements displayed by Spy Alert derive from third-party platforms that Spy Alert bundled with and vice-versa. Furthermore, Spy Alert primarily bundles with third-party items including additional adware, spyware, scareware, browser hijackers, and software such as freeware, shareware, codecs, and torrents.

Everithing on you computer has been fully encrypted ransomware virus

How to remove the Everithing on you computer has been fully encrypted virus (Ransomware removal)

The Everithing on you computer has been fully encrypted virus, otherwise known as the Everything on your computer has been fully encrypted virus (Everything on your computer virus) is dangerous malware categorized as ransomware that access a computer via Trojan horses and restricts access to the computer system by displaying a full screen page. The Everithing on you computer has been fully encrypted virus, alike similar ransomware such as the FBI virus or DOJ virus, blocks access to an infected computer with a full screen page that claims to be a notification from the United States government. In this case Everithing on you computer has been fully encrypted malware disguises itself as the Department of Justice and claims the computer was used illegally and therefore the computer owner must pay a penalty fine of $100 – $500 within 72 hours to avoid jail-time and further penalties. Please note, this is a computer virus that is in no way associated with the United States government. Paying the fine will not remove the Everithing on you computer has been fully encrypted virus and may initiate further complications.

xvidly virus

How to remove Xvidly malware – Xvidly Toolbar removal (Uninstall guide)

Xvidly, sometimes referred to as the Xvidly virus or Xvidly Toolbar virus, is potential malware categorized as a browser hijacker that causes problems for many computer users. Xvidly and the Xvidly BHO (Browser Helper Object) are reported to install with or without consent of computer users and associate with third-party malware including adware, spyware, and additional browser hijackers that may display unwanted advertisements and change internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer, including the home page (start page) and default search engine.