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Savings Slider

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Savings Slider is an adware application that commonly displays shopping deals and coupon alerts when surfing the internet. Savings Slider is known for interrupting web surfing and can become an annoyance. Many of the adverts displayed by Savings Slider may redirect users to many different sites, some of which are unwanted. The removal of Savings Slider may require the use of an antispyware program to clear off all related Savings Slider files installed on the effected system's hard drive.

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Adware

Youwillfind.info

Youwillfind.info is a browser hijacker and site promoting the Tuvaro search engine. Through youwillfind.info you may be redirected at random to unwanted sites including the Tuvaro search where internet search results are sometimes misleading and potentially malicious. Removal of youwillfind.info and related add-ons may require the use of an antispyware program to safely rid your system of all related files.

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

Ib.adnxs.com

Computer users have complained of pop-up advertisements associated with the ib.adnxs.com domain. Many anti-spyware programs have blocked ib.adnxs.com due to the fact that ib.adnxs.com uses tracking cookies that may not be in your best interest. Tracking cookies associated with ib.adnxs.com can track browsing information. These adware infections then use this information to deliver advertisements to your computer in pop-up Web browser windows. Cookies are tiny files that a Web server will store on your computer. This information can help a website provide a better service, storing data about forms that you may have filled out or products that you may have already clicked on. Cookies can also track the times which you visited that particular website and basic information about your computer, such as the Web browser you are using, the Windows version and your computer's IP address....

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

WindowShopper Adware

WindowShopper Adware is known for display random advertisements and causing web site redirects sometimes to unwanted and potentially malicious sites. Most times the installation of WindowShopper Adware takes place when bundled software through the installer app. After installed, WindowShopper Adware will run in the background undetected as it tends to display adverts for popular online shopping sites and later serving so-called sale offers. WindowShopper Adware is an aggravating program that is used for marking purposes. Removal of WindowShopper Adware may require the use of an antispyware program.

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Adware

Ad.reduxmedia.com

Ad.reduxmedia.com has been associated with browser hijackers that alter your Web browser's settings and the way your computer connects to the Internet. The main symptom associated with ad.reduxmedia.com consists of browser redirects. Computer users have reported that their Web browser will take them to ad.reduxmedia.com unexpectedly, interrupting their normal browsing to take them to this website repeatedly. Browser hijackers associated with ad.reduxmedia.com may cause the appearance of advertisements which will appear on the victim's Task Bar, Web browser toolbar and in pop-up windows from the affected Web browser. The most common way in which computers are infected with browser redirects associated with ad.reduxmedia.com is through freeware programs that are bundled along with these. It is not uncommon for popular freeware programs to be fragmented by a third party so that the...

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

JS/Redir.BP

JS/Redir.BP is a malicious infection that is known for redirecting web browsers to unwanted sites potentially leading to the download and installation of additional malware. JS/Redir.BP is able to execute through a script and then run in the background without alerting the computer user of its presence. Removal of JS/Redir.BP may require utilizing an updated antispyware tool to safely detect and eliminate all related malware files on an infected computer.

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Malware

Trojan Generic29.ajge

Trojan Generic29.ajge is a dangerous Trojan horse infection that is commonly loaded on vulnerable PCs. Through Trojan Generic29.ajge the master boot record could be manipulated causing the system to perform abnormally. The use of Trojan Generic29.ajge may be take advantage of by remote hackers where they could potentially gain access to an infected computer. Data stored on a system infected with Trojan Generic29.ajge is at risk. Removal of Trojan Generic29.ajge will ensure a system is not put a risk of having stored data stolen.

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Trojans

Perk Redirect Virus

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Perk Redirect Virus is a type of browser hijacker threat that is known for redirecting internet search results or web pages to unwanted sites or a new default search engine site. Most times Perk Redirect Virus will affect Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox at the same time where users may no longer be able to use common search engines like Google.com. Usually the Perk Redirect Virus will send users to the search.perk.com site randomly causing their search results to be changed or return unwanted sites. Removing Perk Redirect Virus is essential to restore the ability to perform normal internet searches and not be redirected.

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Viruses

VisualBee Toolbar

VisualBee Toolbar is a vicious adware application and toolbar that offers up unwanted functions. VisualBee Toolbar may be installed through bundled software without the computer user?s knowledge. Once installed and loaded, VisualBee Toolbar will change internet settings to redirect users to unwanted sites and modify the default home page or search engine site choice. The VisualBee Toolbar search box may become the primary means of searching the internet where the results are sometimes unwelcomed or manipulated. The removal of VisualBee Toolbar usually requires using antispyware software to eliminate all installations within popular web browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Malicious Toolbars

Joint Chiefs of Staff Virus

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff Virus is one of the many variants of the MoneyPak scam, a well known ramsomware scheme that targets computer users with computers located in North America. Computers that are infected with the Joint Chiefs of Staff Virus will be locked, preventing the computer users from gaining access to software or files on the infected computer. The computer user will receive a bogus message claiming that the victim's computer was used in illegal activities. This message supposedly come from the joint chiefs of staff, a claim that basically does not make sense since this is not a police organization or a government department that would usually handle violations like...

Posted on April 29, 2013 in Ransomware

‘Disk Drive C is being deleted’ Fake Message

'Disk Drive C is being deleted' fake message is a bogus alert used by the rogue anti-spyware SecureBit Technologies to intimidate computer users into believing that their computers are infected with various malware and, even more frightening, their C drives are being wipped out. Once SecureBit Technologies installs on your computer, it may block some Windows functions, and illustrate various alerts stating that the computer has been corrupted. You should not believe any messages coming from SecureBit Technologies. With the help of the 'Disk Drive C is being deleted' fake message, SecureBit Technologies would urge computer users to buy its full version and fake technical support. SecureBit Technologies is a useless fake anti-spyware program and will not fix computer issues. To protect the stability and normal performance of the compromised PC, you need to ignore the 'Disk Drive C is...

Posted on April 27, 2013 in Fake Error Messages

Apple Turns Other Cheek to Fixing Exploited Safari Bug Used to Steal Passwords

Apple stands firm on their stance to evade efforts to repair a Safari bug that may be exploited to steal user passwords. A flaw within a universal cross-site scripting (UXSS) issue is in question as a vulnerability in Apple's Safari browser identified by security researchers from Rapid7 was discovered. This particular flaw behind the .webacrchive file format happens to require specific direct user interaction before it leads to revealing saved passwords within the UXSS infrastructure. Apple is relying on the fact that users are presented with a warning informing them that the "content was downloaded from a webpage before they open the file." This 'reasoning' is more than likely why Apple has chosen not to repair the Safari bug. Maybe Apple is preoccupied with conjuring up the next iPhone or iPad. Security researchers mostly agree that this 'decision' by Apple is...

Posted on April 27, 2013 in Computer Security

Cybercrooks Hack Hosting Providers to Conduct Massive Phishing Attacks

The global phishing survey for the second half of 2012 was recently released by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) revealing how cybercriminals were able to break into the systems of hosting providers leading to massive phishing attacks on organizations. There are only a handful of ways that hackers are able to spread their 'malware love' onto computer users around the world. The Internet is the prime source for spreading malware, which compromised sites or phishing sites play a large part in the efforts of hackers and their heinous acts. By attacking hosting providers, or basically infiltrating hosting providers, hackers are able to hijack hundreds to thousands of websites at one time. The latest APWG global phishing survey for the second half of 2012 reveals to us that hackers were able to compromise a shared virtual server between July and December of 2012. At that...

Posted on April 27, 2013 in Computer Security

Clubpaingwin Pop-Ups

Clubpaingwin Pop-Ups are associated with adware and are generated by browser add-ons such as 'Freerecorder' or similar. Target Internet users may start getting pop-up windows asking to participate in a survey. Adware pertaining to Clubpaingwin Pop-Ups will show various pop-up ads on the desktop of the attacked PC. Clubpaingwin Pop-Ups occur when the computer user surfs the Internet. Although Clubpaingwin is an online marketing company, and it does not sell or offer for sale any goods or services, it might frame third-party advertisers and third-party websites of marketers. The main goal of Clubpaingwin Pop-Ups is to grab confidential information and transfer it to the third-party advertisers and/or marketers. Clubpaingwin Pop-Ups is not a virus/malware infection and does not destroy the PC directly although it might be very irritating to have it on the computer system. Since...

Posted on April 26, 2013 in Adware

Basicseek Virus

Basicseek Virus is a browser hijacker that is pushed through numerous downloads and can enter the corrupted PC when computer users are downloading free applications from the web. Basicseek Virus changes the hijacked Internet browser's settings and leads to continuous diversions to dubious websites that may distribute other malware infections on the infected computer. Basicseek Virus modifies the default search engine and default homepage to Basicseek.com, which does not offer trustworthy search results, and instead, incorporates numerous supported websites. Basicseek.com was designed by scammers to raise traffic and make money from the pay-per-click technique used by attackers on bogus pop-up ads shown on this tricky website. Basicseek Virus grabs information about the victimized web user's online activity. Basicseek Virus traces what websites the target PC user is visiting and later...

Posted on April 26, 2013 in Browser Hijackers
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