Get rid of Dropper.Generic_c.MMI – the infection coming from the web is not always banned as it is trying to enter PCs
Trojan Horse Dropper.Generic_c.MMI is not necessarily blocked on the stage of introducing it from the website onto target PC. The malware has been found on several dozens of websites in a number of countries, and there seem to be yet more ulrs to discover judging by repeated instanced of detecting the malicious parasite on computer system.
Moreover, the detection often occurs in while-listed area of compromised machine. This peculiarity seriously complicates the removal of Dropper.Generic_c.MMI .
In the wild, user mhoward84, who unreduced himself as “IT consultant doing work for a company”, found the above dropper in system file called services.exe. To spare the precious file, he lingered extermination of the parasite, and the very next day slow computer problem was observed followed by permanent browser hijack (redirect to unwanted websites).
System restore and cleanup of junk files did not help him to remove Dropper.Generic_c.MMI.
Basically, such measures as system restore cannot delete infections of this kind. To get rid of the trojan and the malicious components it has managed to inject onto your computer memory, please follow FREE malware extermination guide below.
FBI MoneyPak ransomware is a computer infection that generates a popup, according to which a viewer is due to pay a penalty to the amount of USD 100. Further explanations suggest the penalty is to be paid for at least “one of the reasons specified below…”
The first reason provided is a violation of Copyright and Related Rights Law (Video, Music, Software) and illegal use and distribution of copyrighted content. The popup claims such actions are classified as infringement of Article I, Section B, Clause B, otherwise known as the Copyright and Criminal Code of the United States of America
Another possible reason for locking your PC and demanding the forfeit is your “viewing and distributing pornographic content (Child Porn/Zoophilia, etc.)”. There is yet another explanation in stock, and it is the most vague as it refers to some “illegal access” that has been “…initiated from your PC without your knowledge and content.”
Needless to say, the hackers associate those cases with relevant clauses of US Law.
MoneyPak is the title of the virus stands for the online payment system the user is expected to choose for wiring the amount demanded. However, please note the transfer system has not been found to sponsor or support the criminals in any way.
To remove FBI MoneyPak ransomware, extermination of rootkit type infection is needed. This post features only free methods of the removal of FBI fake popup. Please do not resort to satisfying the hacker’s demands as that would turn out to be but another waste of money and does not delete the virus providing, if any, only temporary relief.
Remove Audio ads playing on background - comprehensive extermination instruction on disposal of the rootkit
Audio ads playing on background annoy users as they feature out-of-context products, cause web connection issues, as well as might be associated with redirects to unwanted websites, installation of rogue programs.
In the wild, the ads have been observed that promoted TV shows, slimming pills, gambling, adult websites etc. Half-legitimate and compromising products make a good half of the items the voice ads are dedicated to.
The issue is induced by rootkit that lurks outside main operating system. Its installation includes creation of a hidden volume immediately in the boot sector.
Naturally the removal of audio ads playing on background requires special method to be applied. Rootkits are the most complex threats in terms of detection and extermination.
This guide provides totally free instructions on how to get rid of audio ads playing on background. The extermination method targets the rootkit that, apart from generating the unwanted sounds recognized as commercials dedicated to various products, may hijack web-browser to load pages the hackers are interested, as well it may act as a dropper and install other parasites on your PC.
Win32/Weelsof is mainly reported for files of notorious ransomware. The ransomware blocks desktop and covers it with a popup. The popup describes offences allegedly committed by user and specifies penalties to be applied by relevant authorities in response.
The popup’s language corresponds to the IP of user. i.e. its locations, as well as the name of security office is selected to mach the country of user’s residence.
Security solutions developers have been criticized by malware experts for not developing method that would unambiguously define such viruses. That is, Win32/Weelsof removal is nor exclusively applied to ransomware of the above kind only, in spite of the extent of its propagation. Further explanation of the way to get rid of Win32/Weelsof is available below. It is a free malware detection and removal guide.
MyWebSearch toolbar (PUP.MyWebSearch) is a controversial detection for adware. Its developers are accused of promoting the websites they are interested in and impeding access to Google searches.
However, they claim the accusations are groundless as the program is but a browser helper object installed by users deliberately to help exploring the web by combining the power of major search engines, including Google, Yahoo, Ask.com. Besides, it is said to be crafted to prevent unwanted popups (PopSwatter tool available).
Observations on the toolbar installation have proved that, in the wild, the adware tracks cookies and slows down computers. Form this standpoint, removal of MyWebSearch is advisable.
To get rid of MyWebSearch safely and quickly, please follow the instructions below.
Removal of Live Security Platinum adware – complete extermination guide available without activation code
Live Security Platinum is a rogue antivirus. Please do not confuse it with legitimate application bearing the same name. The application which fair name has been discredited by black hats has nothing to do with malware save that it protects from its tricks on professional level.
The rogue belongs to WinWebSecurity malware, a notorious genus of phony security solution. Its nearest clone so far is deemed to be SmartProtection 2012 adware.
The counterfeit plays a role of a protection tool for a regular user. It is installed onto computer system through fake scanners and immediately by viruses. Various kinds of drive-by download are practiced by the crooks to spread their annoying product.
The adware, once installed, makes necessary amendments to system registry pursuing two goals:
- to start as scheduled by its remote controllers
- to prevent other programs from starting by terminating their processes.
Upon completing those routines the adware proceeds to scaring users with alerts and nag screens. Some of the alerts sound incredibly timely. For example, the malware reports notepad.exe infection that has resulted in program failure right after some application failed to open or was terminated. Such a timeliness is achieved due to the fulfillment of task No. 2 above.
Remove Live Security Platinum to protect harmless and useful programs and eliminate annoying and misleading alerts.
In no case should one pay the fee demanded by the hacker’s program. Even if you pay as prompted by the scareware, it will not quiet down and stun you with new and new requests.
Activation code one would get from hackers, if scared to pay, can be obtained by cracking the malware by IT security experts. As soon as the registration number for the parasite is available, it is provided below without further notice. UPD: Please use the following serial: AA39754E-715219CE to "activate" and then remove this rogue.
However, without any codes method has been developed to get rid of Live Security Platinum malware. See below for details on how to completely eradicate the misleading parasite.