What is

ZQ is a recent ransomware virus that is not known to be related to any major family of cryptoviruses. ZQ is traditional file-encrypting ransomware, sifting through the infected system and encrypting all files.

Most ransomware infections are very devastating because of the strong encryption, but not in this case. Emsisoft has actually developed a decryptor that can be used to fix the files locked by ZQ.


Computers and storage servers which have been seized by ZQ will have their files (except for the ones which are important for the operating system to run properly) locked. The locked files can be opened and viewed, but the content is not parseable anymore. That’s how encryption works — it makes the message or text that’s been encrypted impossible to understand. The ZQ locked files can immediately be recognised because their names have been edited with a new suffix:, the email address for contacting ZQ’s developer, and zq, which this virus is named after:

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Remove PC Regcleaners


What is PC Regcleaners

PC Regcleaners is another malicious program posing as a registry cleaner. System optimizer has become a dirty term for a reason: there are so many optimizers that are malware or PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) that not surprising at all that PC Regcleaners has turned out to be a virus.

Versions of PC Regcleaners have been bothering people for a few years now by refusing to be uninstalled, crashing the whole system, and breaking the settings by messing with the registry. The newest PC Regcleaners incarnation is a Trojan that uses the infected computers to perform ad fraud.

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Critical alert from Microsoft Removal


What is Critical alert from Microsoft

“Critical alert from Microsoftâ€, or “Microsoft has detected…†is fake online security warning and a tech support scam hosted on a site that spoofs a Microsoft support page. “Critical alert from Microsoft†is there to scam people and steal their passwords.

To be clear, Microsoft has absolutely nothing to do with this fake security warning. Microsoft’s name is being used in the text of “Critical alert from Microsoft†in order to discourage people from being suspicious and taking time to research the issue. The impersonators can actually be arrested when they’re found.

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What is is a website involved in causing ongoing browser redirection issues. For this reason, many people think is a virus. The problem you currently experience could be caused by adware running in your workstation. It loads itself whenever you start using your computer and hijacks your browser. Note that redirection to the website is just one of many other negative amendments that adware performs with your browsing. pop-ups intend to forward your traffic to the great multitude of sponsored websites. This way the distributors of the adware obtain the revenue. The owners of the websites promoted by redirections pay for the advertisement campaign to adware owners. This might improve the ranking of the supposed web pages and multiply the revenue of advertising companies, however, you will not gain any benefit because of and it’s associated adware. Your computer instead will be used illegally for generating unsolicited online traffic spam to a variety of resources. Because of that, you will not be able to concentrate on things that are really important while you work on your computer.

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How to delete Microsoft


What is Microsoft

Microsoft Cleanup, also known as Microsoft Cleaner, is advertised as a software that is supposed to help its users get rid of junk data, enhance system memory, get rid of unwanted registry items and optimize the registry in general and improve your browsing speed. It promises a lot of features, however, in reality, it functions as a typical Trojan.Clicker. This particular term implies a utility developed by online criminals for the purposes of click fraud. Microsoft Cleaner, in spite of its name, has nothing to do with Microsoft company. It can be downloaded via its official page. Nevertheless, simply this fact doesn’t yet mean that Microsoft Cleaner is a legitimate utility. Once installed, Microsoft Cleaner can be identified by its special process active in Task Manager named “MicrosoftCleanupâ€. There is a high probability that the abilities of Microsoft Cleaner to optimize your system are considerably overestimated by its developers. Most likely it is yet another tool that is fairly considered as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and should be immediately removed.

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Remove Registry Doctor


What is Registry Doctor

Registry Doctor stands for the application advertised as an excellent system optimization utility. It is presented by its creators as a powerful tool to get rid of junk files, repair registry issues, enhance browser performance and essentially boost up the speed of your PC. Unfortunately, Registry Doctor is not what it claims to be. According to the report of many reputable security utilities, Registry Doctor is classified as Trojan.Clicker, extremely malicious software used by online criminals for click fraud purposes. In other words, Trojan.Clicker threat wears the mask of Registry Doctor promoted as a helpful system optimization application. Trojan.Clicker infection integrated into Registry Doctor will keep repeatedly generating its associated pop-ups and will click on them without your direct intention. This is done for the purpose of generating revenue for the host websites, or for draining revenue from the advertisers. Because of browser redirections caused by Trojan.Clicker, your system may become exposed to other more severe infections. For this simple reason, the only right decision is to remove Registry Doctor immediately from your computer.

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Traffic Junky Removal


What is Traffic Junky

Traffic Junky functions as a legitimate service to promote certain content through its advertisement network. However, apart from relatively genuine content, it may be involved in distributing malicious programs. For this reason, Ads by Traffic Junky are not considered to be safe and should be treated with extreme caution. To prevent your computer from being infected more dramatically, it is strongly advised that you do not interact with Ads by Traffic Junky, even though some of its promoted websites could be interesting for a certain group of people. Traffic Junky services are described by its developers as a useful feature to “help advertisers and publishers to achieve their marketing goalsâ€. On the other hand, many website owners who subscribed to its service were extremely dissatisfied with it. The traffic did not increase as initially promised. Additionally, it was indicated by many disappointed customers of Traffic Junky that their websites were contaminated with advertisement banners containing malicious scripts leading to a wide range of unsafe domains.

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Remove IGAMI


What is IGAMI

If you found your files locked with the strange .IGAMI suffix appended to their names, you are a victim of ransomware. .IGAMI is a new incarnation of GlobeImposter 2.0, a file-encrypting virus that itself was upgraded from GlobeImposter after a free universal decryptor was developed for it. So far, GlobeImposter 2.0 does not have a decryptor — and it’s unlikely that it ever will. Still, there are ways to try and restore the files lost to .IGAMI — you can take a look at the guide below this article. .IGAMI encrypts the files it finds and marks them with the “.IGAMI†extension. It also creates a file with a message from the developers of .IGAME, named how_to_back_files.html. Here’s what it says:

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How to delete GetFormsOnline


What is GetFormsOnline

GetFormsOnline is a Chrome browser extension that helps you find your government form PDF files. It also happens to be an advertising platform that takes over the search engine and fills your search results with ads.

If you want to get rid of the GetFormsOnline toolbar, you only need to go to your browser settings. The developer, Mindspark, is known for distributing potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) and most of their products collect information about their users’ browsing habits in order to advertise to them.

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