Search.ozipcompression.com is search engine that is installed by potentially unwanted program called OZIP. OZIP is free zip-archiver with a simple interface and basic set of functions. It does not have any advantages in comparison to WinRAR or WinZIP or 7-zip programs. It was created, to distribute Search.ozipcompression.com hijacker and earn on user clicks on ads inside this search engine. Search.ozipcompression.com sets as default search engine and homepage and may also hijack browser shortcuts.
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Crypt0l0cker (TorrentLocker) is file-encrypting virus and ransomware that targets following countries: Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Ireland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Korea, Thailand, New Zealand, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. For some reason it is not affecting US-based PCs. The ransom amount is 2.2 Bitcoins, which is currently about $330 GBP. Crypt0l0cker encrypts all files except ones with following extensions: avi, wav, mp3, gif, ico, png, bmp, txt, html, inf, manifest, chm, ini, tmp, log, url, lnk, cmd, bat, scr, msi, sys, dll, exe. Because those files are needed for OS operation.
NegozI is file-encrypting virus ransomware that uses AES-256 algorithm to encrypt your files. The ransom amount is huge 5 Bitcoins, which is currently about $3300. NegozI encrypts following file types: documents, images, game files, e-mails. Ransomware adds extension .evil to every encrypted file and also creates files “decrypt_your_files.txt” and “decrypt_your_files.html”, that contain instructions to pay the ransom and decrypt files.
Viceice.com is third-rate search engine that uses Google Custom Search. This page sets up as homepage, default search engine and opens as a newtab in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Search queries of Viceice.com show the results from cse.google.com, which are actually Google results with different look.
ByteFence Redirect (search.bytefence.com) is unwanted search engine installed by ByteFence applications. It overrides browser settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer and does not allow user to revert them. After uninstalling ByteFence settings remain unchanged. Although, ByteFence Anti-malware is good program, ByteFence search module is classified as potentially unwanted program and browser hijacker.