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Unlock Kryptonite Ransomware

Malware

About this threat

Kryptonite Ransomware is a file-encrypting type of malware, commonly referred to as ransomware, that will encrypt your files if it manages to get into your computer. Ransomware usually uses spam emails and fake downloads to infect computers, so infection is very easy. Once it’s on your computer, it will encrypt your files and afterwards ask you to pay to get them back. Continue reading

CryptoGod Removal

Malware

About this threat

CryptoGod is file-encrypting type of malware. These kinds of threats are very difficult to deal with as they encrypt your files and then ask you to pay to decrypt them. What’s worse is that getting infected is very easy. All you need to do is open the wrong email attachment or fall for a fake download and the ransomware is on your computer, encrypting files while you try to figure out what’s going on. When the encryption process is complete, you will be asked to pay a ransom and the criminals would supposedly give you a decrypter. Continue reading

How to Delete Pcbooster.biz

Browser Hijacker

What is Pcbooster.biz?

If Pcbooster.biz domain with advertisements is opened for you automatically from time to time, this is a sign that an untrustworthy application is installed on your computer. Of course, you could have opened a website serving these commercials yourself too, but it is not very likely that it is the case, especially if these ads keep showing up on your screen even after you close the opened suspicious website. Continue reading

Remove Smartyfi

Browser Hijacker

About browser hijackers

Smartyfi.net is a browser hijacker, also referred to as a redirect virus. Calling it malware would not be correct as it is regarded as a low-level infection. It does not directly harm your computer. However, it still is a threat, thus you need to remove Smartyfi.net the moment you notice it. It will make changes to your browser, set itself as your homepage and new tabs, and alter your default search engine. It does this so that redirecting you becomes easier. Continue reading

Remove Search.mytab.club

Browser Hijacker

About this threat

Search.mytab.club is a browser hijacker, very similar to many other ones. Hijackers are not malicious threats, they are more annoying than anything. If you have one on your computer, you will see changes made to your browser and an unfamiliar website loading every time. While hijackers are not malicious themselves, they can redirect you to sponsored sites and those websites will not always be safe. Hijackers generate income by redirecting you so do not be surprised if it happens quite often. We do not recommend ignoring the problem because you could end up with some kind of malware on your computer. Delete Search.mytab.club. And make sure to read the following paragraph carefully so that you learn how to prevent these kinds of infections in the future. Continue reading