How to remove Searchmine.net (Mac)

Searchmine.net (a.k.a. SearchMine) is low-quality search engine related to notorious webcrawler.com developed by InfoSpace Holdings LLC, that provides irrelevant search results filled with ads and sponsored content. Hijacker replaces default browser settings, such as the search engine, the home page, new tab, with new values. All user's searches will be redirected to http://www.webcrawler.com, that delivers results drastically different from familiar Google.com, Yahoo.com, Bing.com. WebCrawler is offering search solutions to monetize audience via a search-based advertising revenue stream and shares revenue with software developers and website owners, that compulsively spread Searchmine.net and other similar malware. The main danger of such services is the loss of online privacy and using gathered data by the malware to send ads and pop-ups.

How to remove STOP Ransomware and decrypt .dalle, .litar, .lotep or...

STOP Ransomware (aliases: DJVU Ransomware, Dalle Ransomware, Litar Ransomware, Lotep Ransomware, Nusar Ransomware) is extremely dangerous file-encrypting virus, that extorts money in exchange for decrypter. Ransomware utilizes strong AES-256 encryption algorithm and makes files unusable without decryption master key. Particular malware in this review appends .dalle, .lotep or .nusar extensions to files. As a result, file example.jpg converts to example.jpg.dalle, example.jpg.litar, example.jpg.lotep or example.jpg.nusar. STOP Ransomware creates special text file, that is called _readme.txt, where hackers give contact details, overall information about encryption and options for decryption. All latest versions of STOP Ransomware use typical behavioral pattern. They use anonymous TOR servers and cryptocurrency to receive ransom payments and that prevents police from tracking them. Cost of decryption is $980, but it can be $490 if victims pay within 72 hours. Cybercriminals even offer to decrypt one file for free, as a proof, that files can actually be decrypted. In most cases, STOP Ransomware encrypts files of each victim with a unique key, however, sometimes when the computer is not connected to the internet (or lost connection) or hacker's server is not responding, the malware creates "offline key". In this situation, utility called STOPDecrypter, developed by Michael Gillespie may be able to decode your data for free.

How to remove STOP Ransomware and decrypt .vesad, .truke, .neras or...

Recently, experts have observed the epidemic of the virus STOP Ransomware (also known as DJVU Ransomware). It is encryption virus, that uses strong AES-256 encryption algorithm to encrypt user files and makes them unavailable for the uses without decryption key. Latest versions of this pest add .vesad, .truke, .neras or .horon extensions to affected files. STOP Ransomware creates special text file, that is called "ransom note" and named _readme.txt. In this text file, malefactors provide contact details, overall information about encryption and options for decryption. Virus copies it on the desktop and in the folders with encrypted files.

How to remove Ecosia.org (Windows and Mac)

Ecosia.org or Ecosia is contradictory search engine and browser add-on, that can override default settings of search, homepage and new tab in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari on Windows or Mac OS. On their website, it is stated, that Ecosia is Germany-based internet search engine. It donates 80% of revenue to ecological companies focusing on planting trees. From a technical point of view, this is Bing-affiliated search, that provides results almost identical to Bing.com. The search engine is accompanied by extensions for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox with more than 2 million users. It is difficult to verify whether the statements of developers are true or false, but actions of Ecosia fall into the category of browser hijackers. Many users complained that Ecosia.org appeared in browsers out of nowhere, without their agreement.

How to remove Dharma-Html Ransomware and decrypt .html files

Dharma-Html Ransomware is one of the types of encryption viruses based on the code of the family of Crysis-Dharma-Cezar ransomware. Version, that is under review today has certain differences. It adds .html extension to encrypted files and uses other e-mail addresses for communication. Dharma-Html Ransomware, as well as other latest Dharma variations, doesn't have decryptor, that can automatically decrypt encoded data. However, using instructions below can help you recover some files. Dharma-Html Ransomware creates suffix, that consists of several parts: prefix "id-", identification number (alphanumeric and unique for each computer), developer's e-mail address and .html extension. The pattern of the filename after encryption looks like this: file called 1.doc will be converted to 1.doc.id-{8-digit-id}.[{email-address}].html.