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Remove Thor ransomware and decrypt .thor extension files

As the recent Thor ransomware release has demonstrated, the threat actors in charge are adding a fair degree of incoherence to the average time span between different variants of the Locky crypto epidemic. Whereas the timing used to be on the order of three months, it took the bad guys as little as one day...

Cerber ransomware: virus removal and file recovery

Cybercriminals keep on devising intricate instruments in pursuit of a more efficient online extortion. Compared to the myriads of crypto ransomware floating around the worldwide web these days, the one named Cerber appears to be more advanced as it accommodates a few out-of-the-ordinary properties....

Locky ransomware: virus removal and decryption advice

The victims of ransom Trojans incur a great deal of damage because the thing at stake is their personal data. The indicators of compromise when it comes to ransomware are rather straightforward. These malicious programs don’t conceal the impact that they impair to users, displaying step-by-step tutorials...

Zepto extension virus: files restoration and ransomware removal

Crypto ransomware programs come and go, but the idea of online extortion stays and perseveres with its progress. Having vanished from the antimalware radars for a while, the sample called Locky recently reappeared with a number of new features. Researchers consider the latest spike in its propagation to be...

Remove TeslaCrypt ransomware and recover encrypted .vvv/.ccc files

Neither TeslaCrypt nor its copycat AlphaCrypt ransomware is new on the cybercrime arena. In fact, this infection first surfaced in early spring 2015, and it has undergone eight updates over the course of the year. The rather frequent iterations haven’t introduced substantial changes to the trojan’s code...

Remove Ads by DNS Unlocker adware

The controversial story of DNS Unlocker software got a kick-off into the public realm with a thread created on VIDCreek.tv online sharing community. In early June 2015, the site admin announced a project purportedly intended for bypassing filters which restrict user access to a variety of Internet resources...

Remove CryptoWall 3.0 ransomware and mitigate the file damage

While the individuals behind CryptoWall 3.0 virus remain pinned to the “most wanted” cybercriminals list, their infamous product has been up and running for months on end. Anyone who is unfortunate enough to fall victim to this nasty hoax isn’t very likely to know what RSA-2048 even means before the...

How to remove Vosteran Search from infected web browser

What makes it easy to tell a reputable web service enhancement from a potentially unwanted one is its mode of installation and whether or not it clearly asks for user authorization to amend browsing settings in one way or another. Based on these indisputable criteria, the add-on called Vosteran (or Vosteran...

Remove Omiga Plus (isearch.omiga-plus.com) adware

Omiga Plus by Taiwan shui Mu Chih Ching Technology, Inc. is a desktop maintenance application that merges the useful with the intrusive. What’s handy about it is the feature of organizing the desktop in a way that allows quick and easy access to its items, accommodating intuitive layout in grids, the...

How to remove Speedial Search homepage hijacker

The last few years’ adware propagation boom is particularly troubling, because not only do these nasty little cyber threats take the essential web browsing choices away from their victims – they compromise user privacy as well. All of these risks turn out to be there when it comes to the analysis of the...