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SearchAssist.com

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SearchAssist.com is a low quality advertising platform that is associated with SearchAssist, a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that belongs to the Sendori network. This network is a known advertisement platform associated with adware and various PUPs. Some problems associated with SearchAssist.com include the fact that content associated with SearchAssist.com may change the text on unrelated websites, add links, and cause your Web browser to display pop-up advertisements and intrusive online content. Advertisements associated with SearchAssist.com may be extremely irritating because they involve mouse-over content. When you pass the cursor over a highlighted word, this may cause a...

Posted on October 15, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

OKitSpace

OKitSpace is a potentially unwanted application/adware that may show disturbing pop-up advertisements when a web user is surfing online shopping websites. The irritating pop-up advertisements delivered by OKitSpace may be shown to the PC user as a box carrying discounts, saving coupons, deals, and offers. OKitSpace may be installed as a browser extension to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. OKitSpace may usually come packaged with freeware and shareware programs that web users may download from various download websites. When the associated program is installed on the web browser, OKitSpace may occur on the desktop of the PC. This specifies that OKitSpace might have already made some changes to the browser. OKitSpace may be executed as browser helper object (BHO), so the code does not need to be executed. OKitSpace may control the computer user's surfing habits...

Posted on October 15, 2013 in Adware

Gzd.donejs.net

Gzd.donejs.net is a doubtful search engine website, which may be used by cybercriminals to display annoying pop-up ads from Gzd.donejs.net within Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Unwanted redirects to Gzd.donejs.net happen regardless of the web browser or search provider, and if web users are seeing pop-up ads from Gzd.donejs.net whenever they are performing an online search in any genuine search engine or visiting any legal website, then the computer system may be affected by browser hijackers, adware or potentially unwanted programs. Gzd.donejs.net is created by attackers to possibly earn money from raised website traffic and click fraud. Malware threats related to Gzd.donejs.net may boost web traffic and show random pop-up advertisements and sponsored links within the compromised browser. Gzd.donejs.net may propagate stealthily through infected websites, or...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

Dfo.donemace.net

Dfo.donemace.net is a misleading web search engine that pretends to be a legal and protected search system. Dfo.donemace.net is associated with browser hijackers and other malware infections such as adware. Browser hijackers and adware pertaining to Dfo.donemace.net may embed a browser add-on on the web browser and result in unwanted diversions to deceptive commercial websites including Dfo.donemace.net that show random pop-up ads or advertisements related to the web user's surfing habits. Websites such as Dfo.donemace.net were generated by cybercriminals to possibly raise traffic of the website and make money from the pay-per-click technique. Browser hijackers and adware pertaining to Dfo.donemace.net may also modify search results in any legal search provider and reroute web users to Dfo.donemace.net and other suspicious advertising websites. Browser hijackers and adware linked to...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

Vdw.cacheremote.net

Vdw.cacheremote.net is a tricky website, which poses as a trustworthy and legal search provider. In truth, Vdw.cacheremote.net may only display commercial pop-up ads and trace browsing habits of the Internet user instead of giving protected and reliable search results they could rely on. If the computer user strives to find anything on the Internet by using Vdw.cacheremote.net, he won't receive any secure search results except forced diversions to misleading advertisement websites full of random advertisements or advertisements related to the web user's browsing habits that emerge the screen of the computer system. Disturbing redirects to Vdw.cacheremote.net might be initiated by browser hijackers and adware that may hijack the browser and alter browser settings. Browser hijackers and adware associated with Vdw.cacheremote.net may replace the default homepage or search provider with...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

Plmx.packimage.net

Plmx.packimage.net is a suspicious online search provider, which may seem to be a real and secure search engine. In reality, Plmx.packimage.net is linked to browser hijackers and adware that may result in annoying browser diversions to misleading advertisement websites including Plmx.packimage.net. If the computer system and browser have been corrupted by any of security threats pertaining to Plmx.packimage.net, search results in any legal search system may get changed with sponsored web-links and rerouted to commercial websites that display random pop-up advertisements or advertisements relevant to the PC user's browsing activities on the desktop of the computer. Browser hijackers and adware linked to Plmx.packimage.net may substitute the default homepage and search engine with Plmx.packimage.net, or open it as a new tab page. Even if the PC user tries to restore these default...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

Lvs.xstreamjs.net

Lvs.xstreamjs.net is a doubtful online search tool, which masquerades as a genuine and trustworthy search provider. Lvs.xstreamjs.net is associated with browser hijackers and other security infections such as adware. Browser hijackers and adware connected with Lvs.xstreamjs.net may insert an unwanted browser plug-in on the web browser and result in irritating redirects to suspicious advertisement websites that display random ads created by cybercriminals or ads relevant to the web user's browsing activities possibly with the goal to boost traffic and make money from click fraud. Browser hijackers and adware pertaining to Lvs.xstreamjs.net may also make alterations to search results in any legal search engine and forcibly reroute PC users to Lvs.xstreamjs.net and other tricky advertising websites. Browser hijackers and adware linked to Lvs.xstreamjs.net may also gather the computer...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

Feeds.webmakerplus.info

Feeds.webmakerplus.info is a tricky search engine, which is advertised with the help of the unfair delivery method and is connected with browser hijackers and adware. These malware threats linked to Feeds.webmakerplus.info may result in irritating browser redirects to suspicious advertising websites involving Feeds.webmakerplus.info generated by cybercriminals to possibly increase website traffic from redirects and benefit from the pay-per-click technique. Malware infections pertaining to Feeds.webmakerplus.info may display random pop-up advertisements or advertisements pertaining to the web user's Internet surfing habits. When browser hijackers and adware related to Feeds.webmakerplus.info access the PC, they make modifications to various computer's settings and forcibly reroute web users to Feeds.webmakerplus.info and similar commercial websites. Browser hijackers and adware...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

Websearch.searchere.info

Websearch.searchere.info is a low quality search engine that has been associated with adware, browser hijackers and other Potentially Unwanted Programs). Low quality search engines like Websearch.searchere.info are utilized to force computer users to view unwanted marketing material such as advertisements and affiliate marketing links. Unfortunately, advertisements associated with Websearch.searchere.info are often poorly regulated and can expose computers to threats or the computer users to known online misleading practices. Because of this, PUPs associated with Websearch.searchere.info should be removed immediately from the affected computer. Why Websearch.searchere.info and Associated PUPs may Harm Your Computer Low quality search engines like Websearch.searchere.info may be coupled with Web browser toolbars or add-ons. Although these are marketed as useful Web browser...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Browser Hijackers

PUP.DProtect.A

PUP.DProtect.A is a potentially unwanted program, which may be related to an adware, add related toolbars or have other unidentified purposes. PUP.DProtect.A is not a malware threat, but it may carry a variety of harmful attributes. PUP.DProtect.A may use misleading techniques to increase traffic of the certain commercial website and make a profit from the click fraud methods. PUP.DProtect.A may penetrate into the PC bundled with freeware and shareware programs (video recording/streaming, download-managers or PDF creators). PUP.DProtect.A may also be bundled within the custom installer on many unprotected download websites, so if the PC user has downloaded a particular software product from these unprotected download websites, he might have also installed PUP.DProtect.A throughout the setup process of the particular software product.

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

SuperWeb

considered a Potentially Unwanted Program. SuperWeb usually enters a computer bundled with other software. Once SuperWeb has been installed, SuperWeb may make changes to the affected Web browser that causes numerous problems on the affected computer. The point of SuperWeb and symptoms associated with this PUP is to expose computer users to marketing or advertising material. SuperWeb can make it very hard for computer users to use the affected Web browser effectively since many of SuperWeb's symptoms may interrupt the affected computer user's activities and make it difficult to access unrelated websites normally. Malware analysts recommend the immediate removal of SuperWeb with the help of a fully updated anti-malware application. SuperWeb – The Adware without Super Powers A large number of symptoms that may be associated with SuperWeb have been noticed. The following are...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Adware

BSG Ads

BSG Ads is an adware that may be used by IT criminals to advertise numerous advertising websites, online services, and products. BSG Ads may be used by the network of advertisers to show pop-up, banner, and full-page ads. Most PC users may find continuous BSG Ads disturbing because they often interrupt with the web user's Internet surfing activity. Instead of visiting the intended website, if clicked, BSG Ads may reroute the browser to suspicious advertisement websites. Mainly, BSG Ads propagate via freeware and shareware applications that PC users may download from a variety of websites. BSG Ads may come bundled with bogus program updates, video players, or Internet speed booster tools. BSG Ads may be installed on the PC without the computer user's authorization together with the downloaded application. BSG Ads may be hard to find and uninstall by some security programs. If BSG Ads...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Adware

BackUpDutyLite

Backupdutylite is marketed as an online backup tool. Computer users may download a free copy of Backupdutylite unknowingly, since Backupdutylite is often bundled with other free software. There are several aspects of Backupdutylite that have caused PC security researchers to consider Backupdutylite as a Potentially Unwanted Program. Backupdutylite is often installed automatically and, when trying to delete Backupdutylite, Backupdutylite may cause numerous problems on the affected computer. There changes to your Web browser settings, browser redirects and pop-up windows. If Backupdutylite is installed on your computer, it will often become significantly slower. This is because Backupdutylite hogs up system resources by creating its own potentially corrupted files. It is important to note that Backupdutylite is a potentially unsafe program that should be removed at once from your...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Adware.LyricsFinder

Lyrics Finder is an adware threat that may display unwanted pop-up ads when PC users are shopping online on the Internet. Lyrics Finder may be found on Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Usually, various security software may not detect Lyrics Finder as a malicious application because it is a PUP (potentially unwanted program). Lyrics Finder may be usually delivered and install itself onto the computer as an optional program bundled with third-party applications, mainly free software. When the PC user decides to install a certain free application, it might include additional toolbars, browser extensions and ad-ons embedded in installation package. These additional applications, in this case Lyrics Finder, may be marked as extra tools but if the PC user does not uncheck a check box for adding them, he may face unpleasant system modifications....

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Adware

‘Notice! Please update your FLV Player’ Fake Pop-up Alert

The 'Notice! Please update your FLV Player' fake pop-up alert is associated with a known misleading practice. Potentially Unwanted Programs may cause your Web browser to display the 'Notice! Please update your FLV Player' fake pop-up alert. This fake alert is designed to trick inexperienced computer users into downloading a bogus update for their media player. These types of alerts are particularly threatening because they are a common way of distributing threats. In the best of cases, the 'Notice! Please update your FLV Player' fake pop-up alert may be used to install adware on your computer. However, scams similar to the 'Notice! Please update your FLV Player' fake pop-up alert have been associated with extremely severe threats. The 'Update' that Becomes a Threat Fake error messages like the 'Notice! Please update your FLV Player' fake pop-up alert are among the most popular...

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Fake Error Messages
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