Archive for September, 2012

Packed.Execryptor Removal Guide

Do you know what Packed.Execryptor is?

Packed.Execryptor is a malicious program that can drop malware onto you computer without any of your notice. Schemers standing behind this infection can utilize spam email attachments, bundled downloads or various social engineering scams to slip in the malicious program. Read the rest of this entry »

Claro Search Malware Removal Guide

Do you know what Claro Search Malware is?

Claro Search Malware is a generic name of a browser hijacker infection that changes user’s browser settings and then forcefully redirects him to malicious websites. Claro Search Malware is directly related to Isearch.claro.com website that pretends being a legitimate search engine. Basically, it changes your default search engine or default homepage settings in order to promote unwanted software. Read the rest of this entry »

ILivid Toolbar Removal Guide

Do you know what ILivid Toolbar is?

ILivid Toolbar is a piece of malware which is typically installed alongside free software downloaded from unreliable sources. When in the system, ILivid Toolbar is very difficult to remove, because one of the versions of this infection does not have its uninstallation package to remove the toolbar by using the Add or Remove Program application, and even if it has one, the removal has no use, because the malicious program remains in the system. Read the rest of this entry »

TrojanSPM/LX Removal Guide

Do you know what TrojanSPM/LX is?

TrojanSPM/LX is a nonexistent Trojan infection which is typically presented by fake anti-spyware programs. The aim of presenting the fake infection is to make the computer user believe that the PC is being damaged and that a full version of a supposedly real application should be acquired. Alongside the fake pop-up message containing the name of the Trojan, the user may experience some problems related to the system’s functioning, which may strengthen the image that the computer is severely infected. Read the rest of this entry »

Australian Federal Police Virus Removal Guide

Do you know what Australian Federal Police Virus is?

If one day you cannot access your desktop icons and browse the Internet and the computer screen has a message with the logo of Australian Federal Police, your computer is infected with Australian Federal Police virus, which you should remove as quickly as possible. This ransomware infection is designed to scare the computer user into thinking that an authoritative organization, in this case the Australian Federal Police, is carrying out an investigation on violation of the laws supposedly committed from the victimized computer. Read the rest of this entry »

Federal Bureau Investigation Removal Guide

Do you know what Federal Bureau Investigation is?

Federal Bureau Investigation is a ransomware application that basically differs nothing from FBI Moneypak and other infections from the Ukash Virus family. It is called ransomware, because it literally holds the infected computer “hostage” and threatens the user to pay a ransom fee, otherwise the user might face an imprisonment sentence. Read the rest of this entry »

Association of Chief Police Officers Virus Removal Guide

Do you know what Association of Chief Police Officers Virus?

Association of Chief Police Officers Virus is a computer infection that effectively denies desktop access by displaying a threatening security message. The Association of Chief Police Officers is actually a private company that develops policing practice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. However this message does not have anything to do with this company, because it is a variation of Ukash Virus that terrorizes users worldwide in order to rip easy financial gain. Read the rest of this entry »

Bundespolizei National Cyber Crimes Unit Removal Guide

Do you know what Bundespolizei National Cyber Crimes Unit is?

The malignant Bundespolizei National Cyber Crimes Unit virus is the newest version of the infamous Ukash virus, which puts the infection in the same category as previously reported malignant ransomware infections. Some of the most notable are the FBI Moneypak virus, Sacem Police virus, Metropolitan Police Virus, Buma Stemra virus, etc. The list is truly endless, because cyber criminals, who stand behind the infection, have developed and propagated tens of different applications in Canada, the United States and many European countries. Read the rest of this entry »

IPA Virus Removal Guide

Do you know what IPA Virus is?

IPA Virus is a dangerous and cunning ransomware infection that is able to a paralyze computer and constrain the user from accessing computer programs in this way. The abbreviation stands for the International Police Association, which is a worldwide organization; however, it has not initiated any investigation presented in a message and displayed by the virus. As the only aim of the threat is to lure computer users into paying ransom money, the fake alert warning is designed to look as legitimate as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

DoubleClick – tracking cookie Removal Guide

Do you know what DoubleClick is?

Even though Windows users tend to focus on extremely dangerous Windows infections, they often forget to take care of such malicious pieces of spyware as DoubleClick, a tracking cookie that can infect all Windows systems, starting from the Windows 95 version. Read the rest of this entry »

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