KingOuroboros Ransomware encodes user files on the infected computer, adding .king_ouroboros extension and demands a ransom. For example, myfamily.jpg is changed to myfamily.jpg.king_ouroboros. After infiltration, it immediately starts encrypting sensitive files in the hidden mode so that the user can not notice anything suspicious.
Are you experiencing constant redirects in your web browser to Hotsearches.info webpage and you don’t know how did it happen? The main culprit responsible for this is a malware that often crawls into system unnoticed along with free software – that’s called bundling, it’s quite widely spread method of malware distribution. After installation, it corrupts your browser configuration in order to display 3rd-party ads in your browser and cause redirects to advertising sites from time to time.
Opti-page.com is a Russian search site that redirects all your inputted search queries to another Russian search engine – Yandex.ru . It operates like a browser hijacker changing browser settings without user agreement and participation. Developers of such shady applications are using bundling method to spread their malware.
“System Warning” pop-up is a virus, that displays following error “You might be infected with adware / spyware virus” to trick users. It’s created to make people think that their computer has crashed or that there is a real virus has been detected. We assure you, that there is nothing wrong with your computer, it’s a blind threat to make you pay them. In this article you may learn how to remove “System Warning” pop-up.
Smart PC is Potentially Unwanted Program, that claims to improve your computer’s performance by fixing registry issues, privacy issues, removing malware and optimizing your system. Though it will demand payment after scanning your system in order to “help” you with your system’s problems. Nevertheless, it’s not true, probably there is nothing wrong with your computer, they are not going to help you, so don’t buy the full version of this PUP. The only and one purpose of such applications is to earn easy money without doing any good to you. Completely opposite, Smart PC will corrupt your computer’s work as it will also generate intrusive ads in your browser, slow down your computer’s performance and show you frightening messages. Don’t trust this application. We strongly recommend you to remove Smart PC as soon as possible.