How do you get rid of barracuda?

December 5, 2018 at 10:47:55
Specs: Windows 10
I recently just found the same thing and Barracuda decided to block Norton Security's website. Looks pretty fishy. I can't find the name anywhere in my system and I searched both Barracuda and web security agent, neither is popping up, but the program is still blocking me from websites.

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December 5, 2018 at 15:21:35
You don't give a link to whatever you mean by "the same thing". However I would run these two freebies for starters but you might need more specialised assistance later:

Download and "Save" the file somewhere. Go to the saved file then double click it to run the program. Run the "Scan", followed by the "Clean & Repair".

(use the "Free Download" button rather than the "Buy Now" button).
After the install go to "Settings > Protection". Under Scan Options move the "Scan for rootkits" slider over to On and Run the Threat Scan. Quarantine anything it finds.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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December 5, 2018 at 16:26:12
Lets have a look at what is going on, deep inside the comp.

Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it onto your Desktop. If your default download location is not the Desktop, drag it out of it's location onto the Desktop.
If we have to run Farbar more than once, refer this SS.
Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) on the Desktop.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt) on the Desktop.
The logs are large, upload them using this. No time delays/Captcha-I'm not a Robot/account/registration needed. Give us the links please.

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