What is IRMA MoneyPak virus

IRMA MoneyPak virus is a ransomware that was designed by computer hackers in order to steal money from random computer users. The application enters computers through infected downloads. Usually computer users get infected while visiting malicious websites or through spam email attachments. It does not require users permission and acts on its own. IRMA MoneyPak […]

Incredimail hijack – what it is and how to fix it

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Incredimail is quite an old email program that allows “better expressing” oneself by help of animations and funny images. This program is closely related to Incredibar (a toolbar, that is causing browser redirections), thus no wonder that IncrediMail changes search providers as well, to mystart.incredimail.com. This is done by providing opt-out checkbox during incredimail instalation […]

kmode_exception_not_handled Windows 8 reboot loop

I have installed Windows 8 couple days ago and faced some problems. Yesterday, I got some upgrades after which my PC went into infinite reboot loop. The error displayed was kmode_exception_not_handled  in driver file. What was really annoying, the error was displayed in poor quality font, which made the exact file name almost unreadable. It was […]

Win 8 – a big disappointment

Couple days ago I have upgraded to Windows 8. I was curious how this new OS will do compared to Win 7. However, I was disappointed. <strong>Windows 8 is the worst OS I have ever worked on from design viewpoint. </strong> It is a terrible mix of Windows 7 and mobile OS. Although Metro interface […]

FBI Scam – 3 ways to remove it

FBI-Scam

FBI Scam is a set of trojans that pretends to be originating from Federal Bureau of Investigation and locks PC to extort money. Although most of them look the same and do the same thing, their implementation differs. One can distinguish FBI scams in 2 ways : by picking removal way that works or by […]

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware review

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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is one of the most popular technicians tool to fix PC infected with malwares. Although not a full antivirus, its small size and powerful detection capabilities removes majority of common trojans, worms, rogues and similar pests. As it offers parasite removal for free, it is no 1 tool to try when malware infection […]

Spyhunter review

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Spyhunter is anti-malware program from Enigma software group. Although first 2 versions of this program weren’t really good, the last versions have set of very interesting features for fighting malware. Current version is 4.x, and this is my results of testing it against set of rogue antiviruses, trojans and ransomware. Note, that Spyhunter is commercial […]

How to change and fix search providers in your browser

Search providers are websites, that browsers use to do searches in special fields on the browser or when non-address is entered in the url field. The most common search providers at the moment are Google and Bing, however, there are many more. The biggest problem with search providers is the issue that some programs change […]

Funmoods makers try to push around their non-fans

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Funmoods is an annoying browser toolbar that has somewhat interesting marketing strategy. It is distributed through software bundles mostly, that is you install some sort of freeware or shareware tool (video grabber, etc) and get Funmoods too. The toolbar changes the default search engine and start page to Funmoods one. It uses google search, but […]

Hitman Pro review

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Hitman Pro is a cloud antivirus scanner that can be characterized as small, quick and reliable. Although it seems simple from the first sight, this antimalware scanner is capable of removing rootkits, rogues and most of other known malware. What makes it extremely useful, it uses multiple anti-malware databases hosted in cloud, which allows extremely […]