How to remove SAntivirus virus

What is SAntivirus? Global I.T Security Company discovered SAntivirus is a system security tool that offers its customers full virus protection, potent threats detection, privacy protection, performance improvements, real-time protection and more. However, experts do not recommend this tool. This app is often found being distributed alongside freeware or shareware apps. According to reports, SAntivirus pushes its licensed key by displaying false scanning results and malware displays. Moreover, users reported problems with its removal as it can modify the system settings to gain privileges and then establish persistence. After the installation, this scanner is displayed at regular interval, causing system to run slower than normal due to high CPU utilization. In some cases, this scanner may trigger BSODs error or any other errors that lead system restart. More about SAntivirus At a glance, SAntivirus appears as decent AV tool that also optimize user’s PC. It claims features include real time Read more

How to remove Fonix ransomware and recover encrypted files

What is Fonix ransomware? Fonix ransomware or otherwise called FonixCrypter virus is a newly detected virus. The credit for this discovery goes to Michael Gillespie. This deadly infection is quarantined by 54 out of 74 AV engines. However, having AV tools inside the device does not mean that the ransomware payload will be blocked on your computer as its initial expression does not show it as malicious. Unfortunately, the payload can spread in camouflage with fake emails or brute-forced into targeted device via unprotected RDPs. Once the payload is launched, the ransomware installs in and performs all its functions.  As per researchers, the pattern used by this virus for encryption is reminiscent of that used by ouroboros ransomware. The Fonix ransomware encodes files using SAlSa20 and RSA 2048 ciphers and appends the files with .FONIX extension. After the files encoded, they become inaccessible on the compromised device. The users are Read more

How to remove MOBA ransomware and recover encrypted files

What is MOBA ransomware? MOBA ransomware is a cryptovirus that intrudes in via pirated software installers and affects the non-system files like documents, pictures, audio files, archives, and appends them with .moba extension. The encryption allows the crooks behind it to demand ransom from the victims by claiming that nobody except them can help them in recover the files. Soon after the encryption, a ransom note in a file named _readme.txt is shown that contain the information provided by the crooks behind it. The message within it pretty much the same like the note displayed by other DJVU variants – the hackers demand $490/$980 for the decryption tool that they have. The contact detail is different in this case- the users are asked to establish connection to the crooks via [email protected] email address. MOBA ransomware is the threat that manages to affect the system in various ways. Besides encryption, it Read more

How to remove Maas Ransomware and recover encrypted files

What is Maas Ransomware? Maas Ransomware is a huge risk cyber-infection, categorized as ransomware. It locks personal files on the victims’ PC, making them inaccessible. Unfortunately, the encrypted data cannot be recovered that easily. The virus belongs to infamous DJVU/STOP ransomware family. All previously decryptable versions of this family are no longer active. This malware belongs to the new versions of this family that encode files using online keys that cannot be deciphered at the moment. If all the files inside your device are marked with .maas extension, your files are already affected and you need to take serious action. The crooks want you to pay for the decryption tool that they have. For this, they display ransom demanding message that clearly states that no tools except that they have can decrypt the files. They demand $980/$490 in bitcoin for exchange of the decryptor. However, the main task of them Read more