Author Archives: Gerry Seeger

DXXD Ransomware Removal

Malware

What is DXXD Ransomware?

DXXD Ransomware does not enter computers with good intentions. It enters systems to encrypt files. Just like similar infections, it does that to lure users out of their money. Well, this malicious application does not steal money from users. Instead of doing that, it encrypts files and then offers users to purchase the key to decrypt files. Actually, you will not see any information about the ransom you have to pay to get your files back unless you write an email to cyber criminals. Continue reading

Remove Fanli90.cn

Browser Hijacker

What is fanli90.cn?

fanli90.cn is a browser hijacker, completely identical to qtipr.com, another hijacker. It will enter your computer via software bundles and it does that without you even noticing. Rather sneaky, but very common. All sorts of adware and browser hijackers use the same method to infect computer because no one would willingly install them. The good news is, fanli90.cn is not malicious. It will not harm your computer but it will still display plenty of annoying features. Continue reading

Remove Search.nextmediatabsearch.com

Browser Hijacker

About Search.nextmediatabsearch.com

Search.nextmediatabsearch.com is a browser hijacker that comes bundled together with free software. It is not malicious and will not harm your computer. However, it will change you browser’s settings without your permission and try to redirect you to sponsored web pages. Those redirects will become frustrating very quickly because you will not be able to browser the Internet properly. Search.nextmediatabsearch.com aims to generate pay-per-click revenue for certain websites and it will use you to do that. While Search.nextmediatabsearch.com is not malicious itself, you still need to be careful of the redirects. You could be taken to dangerous websites and end up with a serious virus. Remove Search.nextmediatabsearch.com. Continue reading

Remove Newcityinworld.ru

Browser Hijacker

What is Newcityinworld.ru?

Newcityinworld.ru is a browser hijacker that must have entered your computer via free software bundles. It is not a malicious computer virus so there is no need to worry about it damaging your computer directly. But if you have never encountered a hijacker before, you might be surprised to see that it has changed your browser’s settings. Browser hijackers aim to generate pay-per-click revenue for sponsored websites so you might be exposed to all sorts of pages and ads just for that reason. The good news is that as soon as you remove Newcityinworld.ru, you can go back to normal browsing. However, if you delay Newcityinworld.ru removal, you might become exposed to possibly dangerous websites and pick up malware by mistake. Continue reading

Search.safensearch.com Removal

Browser Hijacker

What is Search.safensearch.com?

Search.safensearch.com is an unreliable search engine that takes over users’ browsers. As a consequence, users experience redirections to this website every day. Some of them do not pay attention to the presence of a new search tool, but, probably, it is not the case with you if you are reading this article. Many people get fooled by Search.safensearch.com because it looks like a normal search tool at first. Unfortunately, it is usually too late when people find out that it can cause problems – malware is already inside the system. Search.safensearch.com will not download malicious software itself on the computer. Continue reading

Ufirstpage.com Removal

Browser Hijacker

What is Ufirstpage.com?

Ufirstpage.com is a browser hijacker that will take over your browser without your permission. It will get inside your system via software bundles and will make changes to your browser. It should be noted that it is not malicious and will not directly harm your computer. However, it might be able to expose you to dangerous websites, which in turn could expose your computer to malware. While browser hijackers are not serious computer issues, it is recommended to delete Ufirstpage.com as soon as possible. As a search engine, it is not reliable as it will try to lead you to sponsored web pages. This is essentially why such questionable search engines even exist. They attempt to redirect you to certain websites so that it could generate pay-per-click revenue. It is clear that it will be of no use to you, so we suggest you uninstall Ufirstpage.com. Continue reading