Social 2 search is an adware program. It may be also detected by anti-malware tools as a Potentially unwanted program (PUP). Social 2 search (technologiesirwilfridlaurier.com) claims that search results shows you what your friends have shared, however we can’t be sure of that. Social2search is a presented to be useful search engine.
Crypt0L0cker ransomware is new virus substituting the Os with zeros from the genuine cryptolocker ransom name. Apparently this ransomware is the heir of TorrentLocker, with a slight few differences. Both of the ransomwares targets files for encryption in a different way. It is distributed via spam email claiming to be government notices.
In middle of February 2016 Locky was first discovered and since then it was one of the biggest ransomware campaigns of the year. The name ransomware speaks for itself, it will encrypted files when victim is infected. Once files are encrypted the virus will demand 0.5 bitcoin (approximately $200) to give users decryption key.
How to protect against ransomware is most frequently asked questions in the past year. Since ransomware has become the biggest threat among all viruses, people ask themselves if there’s a way to protect from such. It is already too late if you once suffered ransom attack and file has been locked. For some there is a solution but for others disappointment.
Windows system restore is a very useful option when it comes to bad driver installation or computer virus infection and many more problems.We recommend you to use this option if you have trouble with ransomware viruses even if they are locked your files. The system restore is turning back system to a previous date state.
You can usually recover your lost or deleted files – of course if you find out that something is missing soon enough. Every time you are using your computer and write to the hard drive, you lower the chance of a successful recovery. You should use your computer as little as possible before you recover as much as you can.
Malware (malicious software) is fusion term used to describe variety of forms of inavasive software, as well as viruses, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware, scareware, browser hijacker and other malicious programs. You are may be shocked when all of a sudden you computer started getting pop-up ads. You don’t understand why this could happen?
For now, removing ransomware manually will only be able for IT specialists. If you don’t know one don’t worry. We have a solution for you. Over here we will use Malwarebytes to remove the virus. The Malwarebytes anti-malware is a collection of programs that can be used to scan for malware and clean infected computers.