Author Archives: Chona Esjay

About Chona Esjay

Chona Esjay is a malware fighter, computer geek, blogger, and virus hunter. She founded malwarefixes.com to be able to help computer users in removing threats without the need for expensive tools.

Remove Search.hinstantinbox.com

Occurrence of Search.hinstantinbox.com on homepage and new tab of internet browser application signifies that computer is infected with potentially unwanted program (PUP). For this particular case, it is clear that the browser hijacker is associated to Instant Inbox adware. Continue reading

By Chona Esjay | June 20, 2019

Remove Instant Inbox (PC and Mac)

Instant Inbox assertion that users can receive emails directly from browser’s new tab is just a marketing tactics to induce people into downloading and installing this questionable browser extension. Continue reading

By Chona Esjay | June 20, 2019

Remove Horon Ransomware (.horon Decryption)

Horon ransomware is another brainchild of STOP malware developers. There is nothing new to this recent version except for the suffix that it will apply onto infected files after the encryption process. Threats originating from this clan are tasked to lock major files with complex algorithm. Continue reading

By Chona Esjay | June 17, 2019

Remove “Top Results” PUP (Mac)

Infection like Top Results proves that Mac is not a malware-free system anymore. In fact, simple browsing to suspicious websites may result to downloading of adware that offends this previously dependable operating system. Continue reading

By Chona Esjay | June 15, 2019

Remove Searchmine.net (Mac)

Searchmine.net or simply called Search Mine is a malicious search tool that affects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari browsers. It is observed to be targeting Mac OS users and spreads all over the internet as part of software bundles. Continue reading

By Chona Esjay | June 15, 2019

Remove mBytes Speedup Pro

Counterfeit system enhancement and security application called mBytes Speedup Pro is just a remake of previous bogus tool that runs deceitful scheme to persuade users into paying for the paid version of this program. Continue reading

By Chona Esjay | June 14, 2019

Remove mBytes Clean Pro

Malicious advertising campaign is still the primary channel where web users may accidentally obtain suspicious app called mBytes Clean Pro. To be able to trick web users, associated web page or its advertising window will mask as virus scanner that instantly detects a number of threats on the computer. Continue reading

By Chona Esjay | June 14, 2019