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Shoppy-Up

The Shoppy-Up browser application published by Winportal promises optimized searches and budget-friendly features to online shoppers. It might sound attractive, but you might want to know that the Shoppy-Up browser application is perceived by security researchers as adware. The Shoppy-Up adware utilizes the Crossrider toolbar creation and distribution platform to enable its cross-browser functionality and can be found accompanying freeware bundles. The Shoppy-Up adware is used by ad providers to push advertisements aggressively in the form of pop-ups, contextual ads, and banners into your web browser. Additionally, the Shoppy-Up may collect non-personally identifiable data such as browsing history and engaged content and use it to generate tailor-suited ads. The Shoppy-Up adware might appear as a Browser Helper Object, an extension or an add-on, and its complete removal could be...

Posted on January 28, 2015 in Adware

Rocket Deal

The Rocket Deal browser tool is promoted as an online shopping companion that can deliver you smart offers and deals. However, it is branded by computer experts as adware that can cover your browser surface with numerous ads, pop-ups, banners, coupons and ad boxes. The Rocket Deal software is part of a growing franchise of Rocket adware applications such as the RocketSaler and RocketTab. The Rocket Deal browser tool has versions for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, which are used to facilitate the display of advertisements. The Rocket Deal software can be downloaded as a stand-alone installer, but most of its installations are the result of bundling with freeware. The Rocket Deal adware may read your search queries and browsing history to display targeted ads in your browser, and that might not be welcomed by many users. If you want to remove the...

Posted on January 28, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program

PrestoSavings

PrestoSavings is a piece of adware, published by a company called Engauge Innovations, that will display annoying advertisements on your browser screen, if you are unfortunate enough to install PrestoSavings. Several malware experts also identify PrestoSavings as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). PrestoSavings interrupts your browsing process every few minutes by showing you pop-ups, banners and coupons, but may also change your home page and new tab browser options. The form PrestoSavings takes on is as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) and installs as an add-on to your browser. PrestoSavings affects browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Is this Your Regular Run-of-the-Mill Adware? The short answer is – yes. But, there are a few particular things, other than bombarding you with advertisements about products that may prove more harmful to your...

Posted on January 28, 2015 in Adware

Weberty.org

Weberty.org is the domain name of a search engine, but it is also a browser hijacker and home to an adware that, when installed, will display fake alert messages and warnings, claiming that your machine is infected with other adware or threats. Weberty.org affects the most popular browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc. If your computer gets infected with the Weberty.org pop-up, you will start receiving a pop-up alert with the following message: "Possible Privacy Breach and Computer Error Detected Due to Suspicious Activity Found On Your Computer Contact A Certified Live Technician Now:1(888)604-1003(Toll Free)" This behavior is similar to the one exhibited by rogue anti-spyware products. The aim is to scare you, with false error or infection messages, into doing whatever the program requires you to, be it paying money, or as in our case –...

Posted on January 28, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Turbosoft24.vidupdate.net

The Turbosoft24.vidupdate.net pop-up shows in the web browser of computer users with adware on their system, and it may suggest the installation of potentially harmful software. Turbosoft24.vidupdate.net domain is connected to several IP addresses that are associated with spreading adware such as the DealPly and InstallCore and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). The adware generating the Turbosoft24.vidupdate.net pop-up could have been installed in your system through the installation of freeware packages via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. It might not be advised to click on the Turbosoft24.vidupdate.net pop-up when it can deliver you computer threats, and you might wish to eradicate the responsible adware with the help of a trusted anti-spyware solution.

Posted on January 27, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Lp2.playerpage109.info

The Lp2.playerpage109.info pop-up is generated by adware on your PC that may have entered your system via bundling with freeware. Security researchers advise users not click on pop-ups by Lp2.playerpage109.info because the IP 54.175.102.143 of the domain is connected to the deployment of computer trojans such as Win.Trojan.Symmi and ransomware. Clicking on the Lp2.playerpage109.info pop-up may result in the installation of possibly harmful software that could be used to steal your banking credentials and valuable log-in details. You might want to keep your Windows regularly updated to ensure that system vulnerabilities can't be exploited for automatic software download. The adware responsible for the Lp2.playerpage109.info pop-up can be addressed with a trusted anti-malware solution that can clean and protect your system.

Posted on January 27, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Securitylog.systems

The Securitylog.systems domain hosts a web page that uses an emblem similar to the icon of Windows Firewall and suggests users to call '1-855-565-3218' or '1-866-560-5093' to receive technical support for system problems. The Securitylog.systems domain is connected to adware that promotes the services of 'System Support IT' through continuous display of a pop-up window every time the user starts a web browser session. The adware behind the Securitylog.systems pop-up might have arrived in your PC along with a free application, and you might want to review recently installed freeware. Adware is typically created to promote services, online shops and products by persistent display of marketing materials, and the majority of computer users might not like that. The 'System Support IT' services on the Securitylog.systems domain might not be trustworthy as it is the case with companies...

Posted on January 27, 2015 in Adware

Filestorage72.info

The Filestorage72.info domain is used by adware developers to support their private ad network that generates pay-per-click revenue for them. The Filestorage72.info domain is connected to adware that displays pop-up windows and ads promoting Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) when users visit forums and technology related websites. The adware behind the Filestorage72.info pop-ups and ads may have been installed as a helpful add-on or Browser Helper Object part of a freeware installation. Adware developers create seemingly useful browser tools only to attract users to install their adware that can use monetization techniques. Namely, pay-per-click revenue from the displayed ads and when users install promoted Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). If you don't like your system to be used for the financial profit of adware developers, you might want to clean your system with the help...

Posted on January 27, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Positive Finds

The Positive Finds is promoted as a search assistant that allows you to search more efficiently. You might be offered to install the Positive Finds software when you browse the 'Custom' or 'Advanced' option in freeware bundles, or it will be installed automatically. The Positive Finds browser application might appear as an extension in Google Chrome, an add-on in Mozilla Firefox and as a Browser Helper Object in Internet Explorer and its installation will result in the appearance of many ads. Security researchers point out that the Positive Finds browser application is perceived as adware because it may inject the web pages you browse with banners, contextual ads, and pop-ups. The ads by Positive Finds may be based on your search operations and collected browsing information that is a standard practice among adware products. The Positive Finds adware may prove an obstruction for your...

Posted on January 27, 2015 in Adware

Urgentcomputerfix.net

The Urgentcomputerfix.net domain is used by adware on infected PCs to display a pop-up window that suggest to computer users to install a potentially harmful software. Security researchers discovered that the Urgentcomputerfix.net domain is linked to several IP addresses that are associated with the deployment of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) and adware products such as Multiplug. Additionally, the Urgentcomputerfix.net domain is recognized as malicious by several leading web applications. The adware that is responsible for the Urgentcomputerfix.net pop-up might have been installed on your system during a free application installation via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. Experts advise users not to click on the Urgentcomputerfix.net pop-up because that might result in unwanted software installation. If you are presented with the Urgentcomputerfix.net pop-up, you might want to...

Posted on January 27, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Solvemypc.club

The Solvemypc.club domain is utilized by adware that displays a pop-up window saying that the computer user has 'Possible Privacy breach and Computer Error Detected Due to Suspicious Activity Found on Your Computer'. In addition, the pop-up on Solvemypc.club suggest users to call a technician on the phone number '1 (855) 448-7792', but security experts note that the pop-up is generated by adware on your system. The adware behind the Solvemypc.club pop-up aims to direct users to dial a specified phone number that may result in high phone bill or the installation of potentially harmful software. You might want to know that the adware that displays the pop-up by Solvemypc.club may have been installed on your system as a drive-by installation of freeware. Security experts remind that adware is created to promote products, services and online shops, and it may slow down your system or...

Posted on January 27, 2015 in Adware

Servicehomeocean.info

The Servicehomeocean.info domain is connected to adware that generates a pop-up window that might offer you to install a download helper, a video player or a supposedly legitimate anti-virus application. The Servicehomeocean.info pop-up might use color themes similar to renowned software products or notify you of security issues, but you may want to keep in mind that such practices are the tools of adware developers. The adware that is responsible for the Servicehomeocean.info pop-up might appear as a browser extension promoted to be a helpful search assistant or a browser enhancer. Adware is known to come incorporated with freeware, and you might want to revise recently installed free applications. If you are presented with the Servicehomeocean.info pop-up, it could be a bad idea to download the offered software, and you might want to use a reputable anti-malware application to clean...

Posted on January 26, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Passion Fruit Rewards

The Passion Fruit Rewards browser tool is promoted as an online shopping adviser that can help you save money by providing you with exclusive coupons, deals, and discounts. However, the Passion Fruit Rewards browser app is deemed by security researchers as adware because it displays an abundance of advertisements in the form of ads, banners, pop-up and pop-under windows filled with marketing content. The Passion Fruit Rewards app can be attached to your browser as an extension, an add-on, or a Browser Helper Object depending on your installed web browsers. The Passion Fruit Rewards browser tool can be downloaded from its official website, but the majority of its installations are the result of bundling with freeware. The Passion Fruit Rewards adware serves as a marketing engine of retailers that use its integration with your web browser to deliver marketing materials. The intrusive...

Posted on January 26, 2015 in Adware

KP Search Bear

The KP Search Bear software by Selecao Technologies is built with the Crossrider platform, and it is perceived by computer experts as adware because it aggressively pushes marketing materials in the user's web browser. The KP Search Bear adware creates a scheduled task named 'Koala Personal Search' under the Windows Task Scheduler to enable its activities upon system bootup. The KP Search Bear browser app may appear as an extension, and add-on or a Browser Helper Object depending on your web browser of choice. The KP Search Bear software functions as ad aggregator of adware developers that monetize clicks on the displayed pop-ups, ad boxes, and banners. You could encounter the Kp Search Bear software embedded with freeware bundles to ensure its widespread, or it may be promoted to you as a search enhancer on websites dedicated to free software. If you detect the KP Search Bear adware...

Posted on January 26, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program

Simplevideodownloader.net

The Simplevideodownloader.net domain is utilized by adware that pushes a pop-UP window offering a fake Adobe Flash Player update. Adware developers create seemingly helpful web tools only to invite users to install Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) or promoted products and services. Adware products are often distributed by using a freeware installer as a vessel because the majority of users handle free application installers via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. Security experts advise users, not to install software offered by the Simplevideodownloader.net pop-up because it may open the door for possibly harmful software. The Simplevideodownloader.net pop-up is generated by adware on your system, and you might want to use a trusted anti-anti-spyware solution to eliminate the threat.

Posted on January 26, 2015 in Browser Hijackers
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