Pico is another cryptovirus, extorting money from users. it encrypts most of the user files of various formats, such as office documents, PDF files, archives, photos and video files and much more. In addition, the cryptovirus changes file extensions, adding .pico and then, of course, these files become unusable.
In this article, we will talk about the next crypto-extortionist, namely Xlockr. This cryptovirus is aimed at English-speaking users but has already spread around the world and its greatest activity is marked by the end of July this year. Like similar cryptoviruses, Xlockr encrypts user files using AES and changing its extention to .xlockr.
As well as Click-to-have-fun.online, Invictioner.club is one of the most annoying popup viruses, that constantly shows third-party commercial offers on infected Internet browsers, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and IE. Commercial offers and other ads are displayed as different banners, pop-ups, coupons and as additional links. Some users report that the content of advertisements is not similar to the original content of the visited page. Moreover, this advertising can appear at any time during your browsing, and this fact can be annoying, so you need to get rid of Invictioner.club as soon as possible.
Scarab-Good is a common version of the notorious Scarab Ransomware. As others version of this 'long-playing' virus, it encrypts all users files on the PC/Laptop without any permissions, using AES algorithm. Scarab Ransomware targets different users from English-speaking countries and has unique features, that make possible to classify all versions. For example, all files that were hacked by Scarab-Good get .Good extension. Also, ScarabGood Ransomware creates text files (ransom notes), that have some terms and cost for the decryption and the scammers email.
Search the universe also known as Search.searchtheuniverses.com is an adware search engine, which usually targets Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and IE. Search.searchtheuniverses.com shows some features, that suggest that Search the universe is a browser hijacker. It's because Search.searchtheuniverses.com changes a homepage on http://search.searchtheuniverses.com and also implements own search engine with a high level of advertisement banners on every infected browser.