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MyStartSearch.com

Mystartsearch.com is a misleading domain linked to a browser hijacker that supports advertisements from third parties. If your Web browser has been blocked and the only Web page you can access is Mystartsearch.com, your computer is most probably affected by Mystartsearch.com already. Browser hijackers linked to Mystartsearch.com may be installed on a computer bundled with free applications that computer users download from third-party providers. Despite the fact that Mystartsearch.com has a look of a common website, its search results may be inaccurate and unrelated to your Web searches. Mystartsearch.com may distort your browser settings and replace your Web page. If you are having problems with Mystartsearch.com because Mystartsearch.com advertisements are preventing you from having a normal online activity, you need to block Mystartsearch.com and remove its related browser...

Posted on November 20, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

BonusBerry Ads

BonusBerry is one more Possibly Unwanted Program with adware capabilities that may be added to your default Web browser automatically. BonusBerry adware may affect Web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. BonusBerry adware may be introduced via free software downloads that have BonusBerry Ads adware bundled with its installation process. The main objective of BonusBerry adware is to display numerous, unwanted advertisements on affected computers. BonusBerry adware may monitor the computer users Web searches and collect hints for additional advertisements. BonusBerry advertisements may decrease your computer's performance and Internet speed. To stop the disturbing advertisements displayed by BonusBerry, you should block BonusBerry and delete its adware and components.

Posted on November 19, 2014 in Adware

OfferCrowd Ads

OfferCrowd is an adware program that promises to help online shoppers by providing the best deals available. OfferCrowd adware does display numerous coupons, banners, discounts and price comparison that may offer some help for the computer users that are online searching for services and/or merchandise. Some of these advertisements may be based on information collected by OfferCrowd ads from the computer user's online activities. OfferCrowd adware may interfere with the computer user's activities and cause performance issues. All of these unwanted actions make OfferCrowd to be rated as a Possibly Unwanted Program that should be removed from the affected machine.

Posted on November 19, 2014 in Adware

HDQ

HDQ is an adware application that may infiltrate your computer bundled with third parties' free programs. Usually, this kind of adware is installed on computers in order to display sponsored advertisements, promote advertisement clicks and increase websites' traffic. HDQ is classified as a Possibly Unwanted Program by security experts because the presence of HDQ adware may cause more harm than benefits to the computer user and its machine. HDQ advertisements are highly intrusive and unwanted. HDQ adware may retract the computer user's browsing data. The computer may present performance problems, behave erratically and even crash. There's no point in keeping HDQ running on your machine.

Posted on November 19, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

1-877-695-4931 Pop-Up

If a message that prompts you to call the 1-877-695-4931 number because your computer is infected and needs urgent care appears on your screen suddenly, you should take no notice of it. The '1-877-695-4931' pop-up is a fake message; there's no infection endangering your machine. What is worse is that by calling this number you will be required to pay a determined amount for a needless fix, and even paying the asked amount will not stop '1-877-695-4931' pop-up from appearing on your screen. Therefore, affected computer users, instead of believing the fake message displayed by the '1-877-695-4931' pop-up, should remove the browser add-on and files that are causing its appearance. The '1-877-695-4931' pop-up ins just one more misleading tactic used by ill-minded persons.

Posted on November 19, 2014 in Adware

WindowsProtectManger

WindowsProtectManger is a Potentially Unwanted Program developed by MaLin. After being installed on the computer, WindowsProtectManger may add a background Windows controller service that runs automatically. WindowsProtectManger may enter your computer through several ways. The preferred way is being installed in a bundle with other applications such as browser hijackers or adware programs. WindowsProtectManger may be bundled with popular programs such as converters, video and audio players, drivers, security tools, codecs, etc. You should choose a custom installation when installing these kinds of programs on your machine. A custom installation will let you see what is being installed on your computer. You should uncheck the box that allows the installation of additional 'applications' into your computer. Following this elementary guideline, you will diminish the risk of being...

Posted on November 19, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Zorton XP/Vista/Win 7/Win 8 Antivirus 2014

Zorton XP/Vista/Win 7/Win 8 Antivirus 2014 or Zorton Multi-Rogue 2014 is a fake security program and part of a famous rogueware family named FakeRean/Braviax. Zorton XP Antivirus 2014's main objective is to trick and drive Internet users to purchase the supposed registered version of Zorton Vista Protection 2014. Also, Trojans are used to propagate rogue security programs like Zorton Multi-Rogue 2014. If you try to remove the supposed computer infections, Zorton Win 8 Antivirus 2014 will state that you must first buy the full version of Zorton Win 7 Antivirus 2014. What makes Zorton Multi-Rogue 2014 be classified as a rogue security program is the fact that its system scanner is completely fake; it lists fabricated threat results. Zorton XP/Vista/Win 7/Win 8 Antivirus 2014 uses a Trojan to take control of a user's computer, and Zorton Multi-Rogue 2014 does not have threat removal...

Posted on November 19, 2014 in Rogue Anti-Virus Program

Malware Could Spike to 40% or More on Cyber Monday 2014

The Holiday season is upon us and cyber crooks are gearing up to pounce like roaring tigers on the nearest prey surfing the Internet for the latest online deals. Hackers consider a day like Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, to be a holiday of their own, more or less a virtual pay day as they target online shoppers in unprecedented numbers. As millions of Americans begin to shop online for the best holiday deals, cyber criminals are preparing to infect millions of computers with malware. If history is any guide, malware infections in the U.S. could spike 40% in the days surrounding Cyber Monday 2014. That's according to data released by Enigmasoftware.com, makers of the anti-spyware program SpyHunter. The malware experts at ESG analyzed infection scanning reports on more than a million infections covering thousands of computers in the U.S. On the three days surrounding...

Posted on November 19, 2014 in Computer Security

Breaking News Alert Ads

Breaking News Alert is a free application that claims to provide the 'latest world events' to computer users, but the real meaning of Breaking News Alert is to display advertisements. Therefore, Breaking News Alert ads is a Possibly Unwanted Program with adware functionalities that, instead of news, gives computer users unwanted advertisements. When computer users install Breaking News Alert on their computers and click on the 'news,' they will be directed to a totally strange website. On this website, they will find just advertisements. Breaking News Alert adware may use information collected from the computer user's browser routine to generate specific advertisements. When installed and running, Breaking News Alert adware may drop an auto-start Registry entry which enables Breaking News Alert to launch automatically whenever the computer user starts Windows. Breaking News Alert may...

Posted on November 18, 2014 in Adware

Requiredupdate.net

Requiredupdate.net is a dubious domain that may be associated browser hijackers. These browser hijackers may cause unwanted Web browser redirects on the affected computer. Requiredupdate.net may try to induce computer users into download and install a fake update for their media player. Requiredupdate.net may display numerous advertisements that may appear within Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer unexpectedly. Requiredupdate.net adware may change the start page and home page to Requiredupdate.net. PC users may be redirected to doubtful advertising websites that are used by Requiredupdate.net sponsors to increase their websites traffic and clicks. Computer users should uninstall all browser hijackers from the compromised computer with an anti-malware program to get rid of disturbing diversions to Requiredupdate.net.

Posted on November 18, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Upgradespartner.biz

Upgradespartner.biz is an adware program supported by advertising websites. Upgradespartner.biz may be installed on your computer while you are installing a free application. After its entrance on the affected computer, Upgradespartner.biz adware will try to convince computer users to install a tool that supposedly will enhance the videos and movies the computer user wants to watch. Upgradespartner.biz is a Possibly Unwanted program that may seize the control of your Web browser by overriding your webpage with unwanted advertisements continuously. Upgradespartner.biz advertisements may appear every time you start a new tab or click on any link. Upgradespartner.biz may collect your browsing habits. Upgradespartner.biz may attack the most popular Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Computer users should ignore anything that comes from...

Posted on November 18, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

SaleSlider

SaleSlider is a Possibly Unwanted Program. SaleSlider is related to adware that may cause several issues on the affected computer. SaleSlider may display numerous advertisements that will take over the screen of your computer. SaleSlider may supply computer users with various coupons at the bottom or top right corner of their browsers. SaleSlider adware may add related add-ons and extensions on your default Web browser whether it is Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Your machine may present a poor performance and even crash. You will be prevented from accessing certain domains. SaleSlider may be installed on your computer bundled with free applications. The only way to stop SaleSlider from displaying its unwanted advertisements, coupons, etc. is removing SaleSlider-related adware and its components from your computer.

Posted on November 18, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Visual Search Results

If while online browsing you start noticing advertisements provided by Visual Search Results, you can be sure that an adware program has entered your computer. Visual Search Results-related adware may have found its way to your machine packed with free programs downloaded from suspicious sources. Visual Search Results adware may impair your computer's performance and Internet speed. Visual Search Results adware may track the computer user's online activities and send the collected information to its sponsors. This data may be used to improve the advertisements that its sponsors want to display on your screen. The huge amount of advertisements showed by Visual Search Results adware may prevent you from having a normal browsing experience. If you are not happy with Visual Search Results' presence on your machine, you should uninstall it with a malware removal utility.

Posted on November 17, 2014 in Adware

Fastinstall.info

Fastinstall.info is a dubious Web search that may be associated with adware and browser hijackers. Fastinstall.info may seem to be a genuine and trustworthy search tool; however, what lies behind Fastinstall.info authentic appearance is the utilization of misleading tactics. Fastinstall.info-related browser hijackers and adware may create disrupting browser redirects to unsafe websites. Fastinstall.info may impersonate a trustworthy website, but, in truth, with the help of its related PUPs and adware, Fastinstall.info may display falsified search results and lead computer users to similar suspicious websites. Fastinstall.info may urge computer users to click on its advertisements or download fake updates. Websites such as Fastinstall.info main goal is to induce computer users into visiting them, clicking on their advertisements and boosting the websites' traffic.

Posted on November 17, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Mobius Radio

Mobius Radio is an advertising adware program. Mobius Radio, by itself, is not a threat to your computer; however, Mobius Radio may be installed by default bundled with free applications. This is one of the motives that makes Mobius Radio be classified as a Possibly Unwanted Program. Another motive is that Mobius Radio adware monitors the computer user's browsing actions and share the data with third parties. Mobius Radio adware and its components may reduce your computer speed and performance and even cause crashes. It is obvious that Mobius Radio is better off of your computer. Mobius Radio-related adware and components should be removed with a malware remover.

Posted on November 17, 2014 in Adware
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