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Toolksearchbook.info

Toolksearchbook.info is a browser hijacker site that may be set as your default home page just after the installation of random freeware applications obtained from a download site. Use of Toolksearchbook.info may not be malicious but it is prone to displaying random advertisements that may redirect you to unwanted and potentially dangerous sites. The Toolksearchbook.info may serve as a generic search engine site where the results are laced with random advertisements so the creators of Toolksearchbook.info can generate money off of your clicks. It is best that all files and add-ons associated with Toolksearchbook.info be safely detected and removed using an antimalware application.

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Jdm.findfor.net

Jdm.findfor.net is a browser hijacker site that may automatically load as your default home page. Usually the Jdm.findfor.net hijacker is loaded due to the previous installation of random freeware downloaded from the internet. Jdm.findfor.net components may change your internet settings to cause your default home page to be set to Jdm.findfor.net. Reversing this effect may require that you remove all files or add-ons associated with Jdm.findfor.net. An antimalware application is able to safely detect and automatically remove all instances of Jdm.findfor.net files reversing the effect of it loading as your default home page.

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Filteligent

Filteligent is an adware threat that may load within popular web browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome. The ads displayed by Filteligent range from ones that advertise online deals to links for surveys that claim to win you a prize. Filteligent ads are suspected to be created for the purpose of gaining money through your clicks. Loading of Filteligent may take place during the installation of random freeware programs obtained from download sites on the internet. Removal of Filteligent is important to stop the Filteligent ads from rendering at random sometimes interrupting normal use of your system or simply surfing the internet.

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Adware

Royal Search Toolbar

Royal Search Toolbar is a browser hijacker and add-on that is known for changing internet settings to load an alternate default home page pointing to the royal-search.com site. Use of the Royal Search Toolbar is not harmful to your system like malware is. However, using Royal Search Toolbar may redirect you to unwanted sites and end up being an annoyance through it changing certain home page settings. Removal of Royal Search Toolbar manually may require finding all associated files or add-ons.

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Malicious Toolbars

Windows Prime Shield

Windows Prime Shield is one of the many rogue security programs in the FakeVimes family. rogue security programs tend to be among the most common forms of active rogue security software. Programs like Windows Prime Shield have the external appearance of legitimate anti-virus programs but do not have the capacity to detect or remove threats. In fact, programs like Windows Prime Shield are considered a form of threats themselves and should be removed immediately. Windows Prime Shield Uses Old Tactics to Entice Novice PC Users Windows Prime Shield may enter a computer using typical threats delivery methods. For example, Windows Prime Shield may be installed by a Trojan infection, through social engineering methods or using attack websites containing threatening exploit kits. The main purpose of Windows Prime Shield is to show as much evidence as Windows Prime Shield can 'prove'...

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

FuNNDeals

FuNNDeals is an adware threat that may be installed as an add-on within some popular web browsers. Usually the installation of FuNNDeals takes place during the install process of a freeware program, sometimes without the PC user's knowledge. Once loaded, FuNNDeals is apt to display several advertisements or online shopping deals. These ads usually repeat and sometimes interrupt normal usage of the effected system. It is best that the FuNNDeals add-ons and plugins be detected and removed using an antispyware application.

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Adware

AllCheapPrice

AllCheapPrice is an adware application that is known for displaying several advertisements on popular web browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome. Through AllCheapPrice ads users may be prompted with random online deals or coupon savings, some of which may seem too good to be true. Clicking on the AllCheapPrice ads may redirect you to unwanted sites or ones that attempt to relay other online saving offers. In some rare cases the AllCheapPrice ads could send you to unwanted sites or ones that may be potentially malicious in their content. It is best that AllCheapPrice be eliminated through the use of an antispyware application.

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Adware

CrossReader

CrossReader is a Potentially Unwanted Program that is typically responsible for a wide variety of symptoms on affected computers. Computer users have reported that CrossReader may cause system performance issues, interfere with the affected Web browser, and result in the display of irritating advertisements or other type of unwanted content on the affected Web browser. Therefore, security experts intensely suggest that computer users avoid CrossReader and remove this PUP infection if CrossReader has already been installed on their Web browser. The Consequences of the Presence of this Web Browser Extension and Toolbar CrossReader is usually installed as a plug-in for the victim's Web browser. CrossReader may affect Web browsers on the Windows operating system, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. In most cases, CrossReader will be presented as an...

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

‘Java Software Critical Update’ Pop-up Alert

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The 'Java Software Critical Update' pop-up alert is part of a social engineering tactic that is used to convince inexperienced computer users to install useless and sometimes unsafe Potentially Unwanted Programs on the affected computer. The 'Java Software Critical Update' pop-up alert claims that the affected computer's Java application is outdated. The 'Java Software Critical Update' pop-up alert then offers computer users a link that supposedly will download an update for Java. However, the 'Java Software Critical Update' pop-up alert will actually install a series of PUPs on the affected computer. Because of this, malware analysts advise computer users to ignore the contents of the...

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Fake Error Messages

CheapMe

CheapMe is a Potentially Unwanted Program. CheapMe is used to generate gains through the exposure of PC users to unsolicited advertisements. CheapMe may do this in a number of ways, including the following: CheapMe generates advertising revenue by making the affected Web browsers display different types of advertisements. CheapMe causes the appearance of pop-up advertisements and other irritating marketing material and may also insert its own advertisements into websites viewed on the affected Web browser. CheapMe also generates affiliate marketing revenue by forcing computer users to visit certain websites repeatedly. This practice, known as browser hijacking, is particularly threatening because it prevents computer users from controlling their Web browsers. Although malware analysts have not observed this to happen, there is nothing stopping marketers from directing the...

Posted on January 13, 2014 in Adware

DiscouNNtExtensi

DiscouNNtExtensi is an irritating Potentially Unwanted Program. The main purpose of DiscouNNtExtensi is to make money, and DiscouNNtExtensi may cause numerous problems on the affected computers. Because of this, computer users should avoid installing DiscouNNtExtensi and should remove DiscouNNtExtensi immediately if DiscouNNtExtensi is already installed. DiscouNNtExtensi may affect most Web browsers on the Windows operating system, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. In many cases, DiscouNNtExtensi is installed in a suspicious way that uses a bundling with other software to pass under the computer user's radar. You can avoid DiscouNNtExtensi by using safe browsing practices, protecting your computer with a reliable security program, and observing the installation process carefully of any new software to make sure that it does not include PUPs like...

Posted on January 13, 2014 in Adware

DigiCoupon

DigiCoupon is a Potentially Unwanted Program that is closely associated with irritating pop-up advertisements. DigiCoupon may interrupt the computer users' activities constantly with special discounts, offers and coupons. Often, these supposed special offers are complete fabrications, designed to tempt inexperienced computer users into clicking on the advertisements and potentially installing other PUPs on their computer. DigiCoupon is marketed as a way of saving time and money while gaining access to rare online deals. However, DigiCoupon does not deliver the services DigiCoupon claims. The few discounts computer users may be able to obtain from using DigiCoupon are rarely worth the trouble of having to deal with this intrusive program. Because of this, malware analysts classify DigiCoupon as adware and advise computer users to avoid installing or using DigiCoupon whenever possible....

Posted on January 13, 2014 in Adware

Cloudfront

Cloudfront is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), which may invade a PC without a computer user's authorization. Cloudfront may attack all the Web browsers installed on the computer system, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. When installed, Cloudfront may usually embed an add-on and start covering the screen with commercial pop-up advertisements and messages while PC users are surfing the Internet. The pop-up advertisements of Cloudfront may include web-links unwillingly rerouting PC users to questionable websites that were created with the aim to probably generate advertising revenue from increased traffic of the website.

Posted on January 13, 2014 in Adware

Triple-search.com

Triple-search.com is a low quality search engine that is associated with a Potentially Unwanted Program. Websites like Triple-search.com are often coupled with browser hijackers or adware designed to promote them by forcing computer users to visit them in a variety of ways. Despite its claims, Triple-search.com doesn't have the intention of helping computer users accomplish online searches or to offer any other kind of useful service. Rather, Triple-search.com is specifically designed to profit from advertising at the expense of affected computer users. Because of this, repeated redirects or pop-ups associated with Triple-search.com should be regarded as suspicious and generally treated as symptoms of a PUP or threats. Triple-search.com will Triple Search Your Patience Triple-search.com has been linked to numerous problems on affected computer systems. The following symptoms, if...

Posted on January 13, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Adsprotectpolice.net

Adsprotectpolice.net is a URL that is associated with a known ransomware. The Adsprotectpolice.net impersonates the police in order to convince inexperienced PC users that they need to pay exorbitant police fines. Adsprotectpolice.net is designed to carry out a social engineering tactic and use scripts to prevent computer users from leaving the Adsprotectpolice.net website or closing their Web browser window. Whenever the computer user tries to leave Adsprotectpolice.net, a pop-up message appears to insist that the Adsprotectpolice.net website is associated with the police and that the computer user may even go to jail. If you visit Adsprotectpolice.net, malware analysts strongly advise the use of the Task Manager to reinitialize your PC or shut down your Web browser. Under no circumstances should you follow Adsprotectpolice.net's instructions. There is no actual link between...

Posted on January 13, 2014 in Browser Hijackers
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