• How to remove KMSPico

    How to remove KMSPico

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    How to remove KMSPico

    How to remove KMSPico

    What is KMSPico:

    Threat Classification: PUP/Rogueware

    We’ve noticed a sudden increase in the users complaining from the so-called Microsoft Windows and Office activation tool – the KMSPico. Even though Microsoft is constantly warning users to use only their original serial numbers for Microsoft Products, some users are trying to use other means, which leads us to the KMSPico application. The KMSPico claims to provide users with various applications patches or serial numbers for some Microsoft products, including Windows OS, Microsoft Office and some other Microsoft products, however, according to the majority of the malware researchers around the Internet, KMSPico is a rogueware application, which brings many other malware infections to users’ computers. According to our malware researchers, the KMSPico is usually distributed using suspicious software bundles, which are set by default to make system and web browser modifications, without users’ notification or consent! So if your computer starts acting funny after installing some software bundle, that claims to provide some popular application, you should consider your computer infected with a malware and our security experts are recommending you to perform a full-system malware scan, using some up-to-date and reliable anti-malware software, just like the award-winning SpyHunter. [Read More…]

  • How to remove Enter A Product Key Lock Screen Virus

    How to remove Enter A Product Key Lock Screen Virus

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    How to remove Enter A Product Key Lock Screen virus

    How to remove Enter A Product Key Lock Screen virus

     

    What is Enter A Product Key:

    Threat Classification: Ransomware/Rogueware

    Enter A Product Key is a nasty, deceptive and bogus and phishing pop-up, which first goal is to deceive computer users, that their Microsoft Windows copy has not been properly activated and to re-activate this edition of Windows, they need a product key. The Product Key is usually located either on the original Windows DVD box, or in the e-mail message, that was received together with the receipt, after you bought  Windows. The user is than asked to enter the genuine windows activation key or to call the Microsoft Technician Helpline 1-888-414-4284. Now is the time to make one thing clear1-888-414-4284 help line number is in no way affiliated with/or to the Microsoft Corporation, the rightful owner of the Microsoft Windows Operating System. Upon a closer inspection, on the malicious “Enter A Product Key” Lock Screen, you will notice, on the top-right is located an inscription Microsoft Technician Helpline +1-888-414-4284“!!! However, the “Microsoft Technician Helpline” has nothing to do with the Microsoft Corporation, the rightful owner of the Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. If your computer starts showing the most annoying and extremely strange “Enter a product key” Lock Screen pop-up message:

    Enter a product key
    Your product key should be on the box that the Windows DVD came in or
    Pin an email that shows you bought Windows.

    The product key looks similar to this:
    PRODUCT KEY XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

    Usually means your system is compromised, hijacked and infected by organized cyber criminals or hackers. If you want to get your system back, quick and easy – our malware researchers & security experts recommend you to do a full system malware scan using the latest, award-winning anti-malware product SpyHunter 4. Now, your system is compromised and all your secrets are now in the hands of someone related to the organized crime – you should assume, that everything you’ve recently done from/on this computer is already seen by these highly organized cyber criminals. All these “Enter A Product Key” Lock Screen warnings were primarily generated by malicious browser extensions, brough on the user’s computer via some questionable bundle, that supposedly should install some popular freeware products, installed on your system by using a questionable, shady and suspicious software bundle, that supposedly should deliver some free, popular software. Furthermore, our security consultants uncovered, that these rogue browser extensions/add-ons are capable of infiltrating systems and taking over browsers without owner’s permission or other consent. Once activated the malware infection starts monitoring and collecting various private data, related to future marketing analytics and ads targeting, which includes usernames, email addresses, browsing history, browsing locations, SSNs, Real Names, Postal Addresses, Birthdays, passwords, Credit Card Information and/or other financial data or online bank account information. Finally, the whole batch of private data will be sold to some 3rd party company, which will use it for its own marketing purposes of course. Our security researchers issued a warning , regarding the “Enter A Product Key” Lock Screen, which  resembles very much a ransomware  this is currently one of the worst malware infections on the net, however it is not a cryptovirus, which is a must for all of the first class ransomware infections! Usually this type of infections are distributed via infected software bundles, however this is not the only option – a dangerous P2P network download, infected SPAM email, hijacked browser, malicious Adobe Flash ad or some infected torrent download could be the reason for this mess! The latest test results did show that when first activated, the malware infection will modify your browser & system settings, which actually makes the recovery even harder! Enter A Product Key is a deceitful, malicious website, used only by cyber criminals, black hat hackers and cyber crooks. The infection is compatible with all the well-known web browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Google Chrome. [Read More…]

  • How to remove MyPC HealthCheck

    How to remove MyPC HealthCheck

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    How to remove MyPC HealthCheck

    What is MyPC HealthCheck:

    Threat Classification: PUP/Rogueware

    MyPC HealthCheck pretends to be a system optimization and protection tool, however, the majority of the computer users found it unbearable. The MyPC HealthCheck software will start popping up and elevating various warning messages and request for registration and purchase, however none of the tests conducted by our security & malware researchers could actually gain some improvement of system performance or some other plus while using it. Furthermore, the MyPC HealthCheck is distributed using various suspicious software bundles, which are the main distributor of Riskware and other Malware. That is why MyPC HealthCheck is classified as a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program), but some malware researchers even classify it as a Rogue System Tool, that uses misleading techniques common for any of the newer rogue AntiVirus or AntiSpyware tools.

    MyPC HealthCheck should be considered extremely dangerous, because its main aim is to make money and collect sensitive information from the victims. This is why this rogueware infection should be removed immediately from the infected computer. MyPC HealthCheck is often bundled with other adware products, which might have been already installed on your computer. The MyPC HealthCheck rogueware injects itself into the system and changes permission policies and modifies the registry. MyPC HealthCheck masks itself as a legitimate program. The possible distribution of the MyPC HealthCheck varies but is not limited to – downloading fake Windows updates, installing software “supposedly” required to view an online video, clicking on ads or banners, downloading e-mail attachments or receiving files through a social media website or software. [Read More…]

  • How to remove Windows Activation Pro Virus

    How to remove Windows Activation Pro Virus

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    How to remove Windows Activation Pro Virus

    How to remove Windows Activation Pro Virus

    What is Windows Activation Pro:

    Threat Classification: Rogueware

    Windows Activation Pro is a malicious rogueware, that pretends to be a legitimate Microsoft Windows Security Protection Mechanism. It produces fake messages that your system has to be activated and even though that your computer’s operating system may already be activated, it shows the creepy activation message. The main idea of this scam is to get your money and there are a lot of inexperienced users, that are getting worried and are ready to pay once again for their operating system license key! This infection is made in such a way, that it will continue to pop-up no matter what. Windows Activation Pro will ask you to call a toll-free support number +1-844-459-8882. The Windows Activation Pro rogueware injects itself into the system and changes permission policies and modifies the registry. Windows Activation Pro is usually installed by the user itself not knowing that this is an actual virus or with some software bundle, that supposedly should install you some freeware product. The threat masks itself as a legitimate program and at first sight, it is very difficult to make the difference between a legit Windows security message and this fake one. The possible distribution of the Windows Activation Pro varies but is not limited to – downloading fake Windows updates, installing software “supposedly” required to view an online video, clicking on ads or banners, downloading e-mail attachments or receiving files through a social media website or software. [Read More…]

  • How to remove WinFix 10

    How to remove WinFix 10

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    How to remove WinFix 10

    How to remove WinFix 10

    What is WinFix 10:

    Threat Classification: Rogueware

    WinFix 10 is classified as a rogue software program, which pretends to be a computer optimization & defragmentation tool that helps user locating and solving various registry problems, however, WinFix 10 is just another PC virus that uses various misleading techniques common for any of the newer rogue Optimization Tools and Utils.

    WinFix 10 should be considered extremely dangerous because its main aim is to make money and collect sensitive information from the victims. This is why this rogueware infection should be removed immediately from the infected computer. WinFix 10 is often bundled with other adware products, which might have been already installed on your computer. The WinFix 10 rogueware injects itself into the system and changes permission policies and modifies the registry. WinFix 10 masks itself as a legitimate program. The possible distribution of the WinFix 10 varies but is not limited to – downloading fake Windows updates, installing software “supposedly” required to view an online video, clicking on ads or banners, downloading e-mail attachments or receiving files through a social media website or software. [Read More…]