KEYPASS Ransomware is one of the varieties of STOP Ransomware, described by our team earlier. Virus already attacked users from 25 countries including Brazil, Chile, Vietnam, USA, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Algeria, Indonesia, India, Iran, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine. This variation uses uses symmetric and asymmetric cryptography and adds .KEYPASS extension to the files after encryption. Intruders demand $300 ransom for decryption. They offer to decrypt up to 3 random files for free, to prove that decryption is possible. Hackers also warn, that if amount is not paid within 72 hours data restoration will be impossible.
Search.mapseasy.net or MapsEasy New Tab is deleterious browser hijacker, that is the part of browser extension called MapsEasy. Add-on can be installed in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. It features in-built toolbar with quick access links to online map services, yellow and white pages, road traffic websites and other resources. It is free, but in exchange it replaces default homepage, search engine and new tab settings to Search.mapseasy.com. This search engine cam be powered by Bing.com, which is lesser evil, or by questionable Search.tools, that has zero information available and provides poor search results. First of all, third-party add-ons like MapsEasy may compromise browser security and user privacy, by getting access to sensitive data, stored in browsers and generating ads inside SERPs.
If you see Inaccused.com ads and pop-ups in Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer on a regular basis, that means your computer is infected with adware. This pop-ups promote malicious downloads and unwanted software, such as streaming programs, media players It can be browser add-on or Windows or Mac application. It was installed secretly in the background, or user missed it when installed some third-party program. Clicking on such ads can lead to unpredictable consequences.
Nozelesn Ransomware is new type of ransomware, that uses AES-128 encryption to encode user files. It appends .nozelesn extension to “in cipher” files. According ro researchers Nozelesn Ransomware firstly targeted Poland, but then expanded to other european countries. After successful encryption virus drops HOW_FIX_NOZELESN_FILES.htm file with ransom-demanding message on the desktop and in the folders with affected files. The price for decryption is 0.10 BitCoins, that is currently ~$650. Malefactors promise to send decryption key within 10 days. However, cybercrooks cannot be trusted as, according to our experience, oftne do not hold out promises not to put their encryption algorithm at risk. At the moment of writing this article there is no decryptors released, but we keep abreast of the situation.
Goalked.com is unsafe website, that hosts malicious and advertising content. Permanent pop-ups and redirects from Goalked.com in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer indicate infection with adware or browser hijacker. It can be in form of browser extension or software installed on your desktop. Such ads distract users, ruin online experience and may cause heavy infection, as Golaked.com promotes third-party low-quality software for Windows or doubtful PC support services.