“Yahoo Search redirect virus” is a term that web users commonly think of if there is a sudden change on their browser’s homepage in which the said search engine becomes the default setting.
Here are the lists of common computer problems that users normally encounter on their daily activities. These procedures will surely be a big help to fix issues on browser programs and computers in general.
It is worrying to learn that some unwanted programs these days are connected to a computer virus where aside from unwanted installation, the threat is also capable of altering the Windows restrictions.
What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a computer virus that infects the computer with the sole intention of extorting money from victims. Its objective is to make the common file unreadable so that it can justify the request for ransom payment in order to restore the data to its original form.
Browser hijacker pertains to an act of displaying a different homepage that disregards the web user’s preferences. Homepage and new tab window are not the only thing that is getting affected by a hijacker, even search engines can succumb to this browser menace.
Even though your computer is equipped with a trusted anti-virus program to thwart any kind of virus infection, there is still a chance that malware can evade the security software especially if it was made to conceal itself by exploiting certain software vulnerabilities.
When using Google search and an alert appears about “Our system have detected unusual traffic from your computer network” it could mean that the network (IP or ISP) you are using seems to be sending automated traffic to Google. Sometimes, this would happen if web user runs a series of online search on Google.
During ransomware attack, files that were encrypted may suffer from permanent damage if you attempt any actions like using an alternative decryption tool, file recovery software, or even renaming the file extension. So, before doing anything with the files that are encrypted by ransomware, we suggest to create a backup copy of the files first.
In recent days, Mac users are complaining of having troubles printing to their HP Printers. The worrying part is, some Mac users deemed it as computer virus infection due to daunting pop-up messages and alerts like “hpdevicemonitoring.framework will damage your computer” or ““hpPostProcessing.bundle will damage your computer”.
System Restore is an integral part of Windows System Protection. This feature allows computer users to undo unwanted changes on the computer and restore the system to a previous state where it works flawlessly, if there are saved restore points.
Computers such as PC or Mac are not just the only system that is being targeted by the so called “Pop-up Virus” or in technical terms adware. Android system on mobile devices is also suffering from this pop-up virus and most users are annoyed with this aggressive type of advertisements.