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Buy To Joy Ads

The Buy To Joy software is a textbook example of and adware infection and may appear on your 'Programs and Features' module as 'Ads by Buy to Joy 1.0'. Computer users may have installed the Buy To Joy adware along with a free video codec package via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. The primary objective of the Buy To Joy adware is to earn affiliate revenue for its creators and the ads powered by Buy To Joy may be corrupted. Security authorities warn users not to click on the ads and links by Buy To Joy to avoid installing harmful software and visiting suspicious domains. The Buy To Joy adware may try to attract your attention with coupons, discounts and special deals for high-end phones, computers, and home appliances, but you should not be fooled. The Buy To Joy adware works similarly to MetroConcept and HugeApps and will use tracking cookies, DOM storage data and detect your...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Adware

GoSearch.me

The GoSearch.me domain can not be accessed from clean computers, and if your homepage is set to GoSearch.me then you are infected with a browser hijacker. The browser hijacker in question is distributed with free software bundles typically. The GoSearch.me hijacker presents users with a custom build of the Google engine that is operated by advertisers. Users infected with the GoSearch.me browser hijacker are subjected to use its services. Affected users should expect to see banners, pop-up windows and transitional full-page ads loaded with promotions from various advertising networks. However, the activities of the GoSearch.me browser hijacker may lead users to visit untrusted websites where threats like ScrInject and Script-inf could compromise their security. The GoSearch.me browser hijacker may allow its operators to urge users to install software like GuardCenter and...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

MovixMuze

The MovixMuze brand of software has a bad reputation and is connected to a browser hijacker and adware. The MovixMuze browser hijacker is linked to MovixMuze.SearchAllGo.com and once on your computer will prevent you from changing your browser settings to other search engines. Additionally, the MovixMuze adware component will load many ads in your Internet browser and subject you to a torrent of commercials from sources that may not be legitimate. Both components of the MovixMuze software package are distributed among PC users embedded with free program installers. The MovixMuze program may edit your Windows Registry to start at system boot-up to ensure its operations. Computer users infected with the MovixMuze browser hijacker may see several tabs opening in their browser as soon as they log-on and. Also, the MovixMuze adware component may load several pop-up windows when you enter...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

MetroCleaner Ads

The MetroCleaner browser extension may be offered to you as a tool that can quickly clean cookies, your browsing history and make sure you are not followed by advertisers on the Internet. However, the MetroCleaner extension is in fact adware that will help advertisers deliver marketing content in your browser. Contrary to what is being promoted to do, the MetroCleaner adware will use your browsing and download history to display tailor-suited marketing offers. Moreover, advertisers that sponsor the MetroCleaner adware will have knowledge of your approximate geographical location and preferred websites. The MetroCleaner adware may use session cookies to make sure that different web surfers see different ads and maximize its efficiency. Security investigators remind users affected by MetroCleaner that ads powered by adware often lead to harmful domains and promote programs like...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Adware

LockerTerminal

The strange ads by LockerTerminal in your Internet browser are generated by adware on your system. The LockerTerminal adware could be seen under the 'Custom' or 'Advanced' option of many free software bundles dispersed on low-quality software platforms. The LockerTerminal adware serves its developers by injecting many ads in your browser and monetizing your clocks on them. You might be interested to know that the LockerTerminal adware might read your browsing history and record your recently entered search terms on Google to show customized advertisements. Security authorities note that the LockerTerminal adware may place its files in the hidden ProgramData folder and start with your OS by editing your Windows Registry settings. Additionally, the LockerTerminal adware functions similarly to AdwareWin32Ginop and WinAdClient and may be listed as a background service in the Windows...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Adware

Content Defender

The Content Defender software is published as a modern network protection tool from Artex Management S.A. that will allow you to boost your browser security and block unsafe online content. You might want to know that the Content Defender browser plug-in is sponsored by advertisements to remain free, and you should expect to see banners, in-line ads and commercial offers via Content Defender. Security experts perceive the Content Defender plug-in as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) due to its behavior. As part of its operations, the Content Defender plug-in will read your browsing history, record your search keywords and read the metadata of pages you visit. The Content Defender plug-in may use ActionScript3 and JavaScript to show price-comparison banners and product recommendations when you shop on websites like Amazon and eBay. Additional, the Content Defender app may add...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program

Oasis Space Ads

The seemingly helpful Oasis Space browser enhancer will not allow you to navigate the Internet faster and more efficient because it is adware. Oasis Space has an official page, but its download button is not functional and can be installed via freeware bundles only. The Oasis Space adware is another member of the adware family of SuperWeb LLC products that will change your homepage, the new tab settings and search provider without your explicit consent. The Oasis Space adware does not differ from other SuperWeb software like Package Return and SnapSearch and will employ a range of tracking technologies to customize the advertisements being pushed in your browser. Security analysts note that the Oasis Space adware uses session and Adobe Flash cookies, reads your download and Internet history and uses Web data to show custom-made ads. The Oasis Space adware will turn your browser...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Adware

Sexy Tube Mode

As its name suggests, the Sexy Tube Mode plug-in is supposed to enhance the user's video experience on websites dedicated to sharing, publishing and selling video content. However, the main goal of the Sexy Tube Mode plug-in is to show many ads and generate pay-per-click revenue for its developers. Sexy Tube Mode is recognized as adware and may redirect you to untrusted domains where your cyber security may be at risk. The Sexy Tube Mode adware can be found to accompany free program setups under the 'Custom' or 'Advanced' option. The Sexy Tube Mode adware functions similarly to AddLyrics and ViewPlay and uses geo-IP localization to determine your approximate geographical location and use DOM storage data. The Sexy Tube Mode adware uses that non-personally identifiable information to show ads on merchandise in your vicinity and related to your recently visited pages. The Sexy Tube...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Adware

Baboom Ads

The Baboom browser extension is an app that can be found on Baboom.audio and in freeware bundles that radio fans may like to install. Computer users should know that the Baboom browser extension is supported by advertisements to continue being free and allows users to listen to quality radio stations. Users who installed the Baboom extension should be prepared to experience pop-up ads and sponsored search results on Google and Bing. The Baboom extension is deemed as a Potentially Unwanted program (PUP) in the same niche as the Fm1 – Radio application. However, some argue that it could be added to the adware category because Baboom uses persistent cookies and read your Internet history to facilitate the display of tailor-suited ads. Users should take into consideration that Baboom is a certified extension in the Google Chrome Web Store and may place banners with sponsored offers on...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program

Gamma Task Menager

Gamma Task Menager (sic) is a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). Do not confuse Gamma Task Menager with the legitimate Gamma Manager associated with Adobe products. In this case, Gamma Task Menager is a Web browser add-on that is designed to display numerous advertisements on the affected computer. Gamma Task Menager may be installed by default by bundling Gamma Task Menager with other software to be installed automatically unless the computer user opts out specifically. Gamma Task Menager may run in the background and use system resources such as bandwidth, processing power and memory, having a negative effect on the affected computer's performance. Gamma Task Menager may be associated with several low-quality search engines designed to deliver advertisements rather than legitimate search results. If Gamma Task Menager is installed on your computer, PC security researchers advise...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Adware

SecureWeb BHO

SecureWeb BHO is a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that is designed to deliver advertisements to affected Web browsers. SecureWeb BHO is installed as a BHO (Browser Helper Object). SecureWeb BHO may be downloaded and installed automatically. SecureWeb BHO also may be installed as a Web browser plug-in, add-on, extension or another type of helper object. SecureWeb BHO runs in the background, consuming system resources, and has been known to make unwanted changes to the affected computer's settings. SecureWeb BHO is not threatening, despite the fact that SecureWeb BHO is frequently referred to as 'SecureWeb BHO Virus' or with similar terms. The reason SecureWeb BHO may be referred to this way is because this PUP has been associated with a wide variety of symptoms that may be linked to known threats. SecureWeb BHO may be linked to low-quality search engines and unwanted online...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Adware

Enhanced Shopping Assistant Ads

Enhanced Shopping Assistant advertisements are irritating pop-up advertisements that may appear repeatedly on the targeted Web browser. The presence of Enhanced Shopping Assistant advertisements on a Web browser may indicate that there is an adware in the form of a Web browser extension or add-on installed on the computer. Enhanced Shopping Assistant use targeted advertising, displaying advertisements related to the content the computer user views online. However, Shopping Assistant advertisements may be associated with known hoaxes or may try to convince you to interact with certain shady online content. How do Enhanced Shopping Assistant advertisements know what to display on your Web browser? The fact is that Enhanced Shopping Assistant advertisements may track your online activities, monitoring your activities in order to deliver targeted advertisements. This may pose a breach of...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Adware

FreezeTheApp Ads

FreezeTheApp advertisements have been associated with FreezeTheApp adware. The adware responsible for FreezeTheApp advertisements has been associated with various known hoaxes. For example, FreezeTheApp advertisements may try to convince you to call a fake technical support number or fill out online surveys under false pretenses. FreezeTheApp advertisements may appear on most popular Web browsers, which may include Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. FreezeTheApp advertisements also may try to convince you to click on them by advertising special shopping deals, coupons and offers. None of the offers contained in FreezeTheApp advertisements is worth the trouble of having to handle numerous problems that may be created by these kinds of adware components. If your computer is displaying FreezeTheApp advertisements repeatedly, you may need to remove the adware component...

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Adware

’855-484-3589′ Pop-Ups

Security investigators alert that he pop-up and pop-under windows urging users to call 855-484-3589 are caused by adware and could be seen on compromised web pages. The 855-484-3589 windows in your browser may promote the service of a company named Mail Helps. It presents itself as a support service for mail clients like Outlook, IM clients like MSN and can help you configure your Hotmail. However, you should not call 855-484-3589 because mail Helps is a bogus organization that aims to scare users with fake virus messages and suggest them to purchase a lifetime support account. As stated above, the 855-484-3589 windows are caused by adware on your PC and should not be trusted to avoid security issues. The agents at Mail Helps will not help you, and you could lose more than a $300 for solving inexistent errors and infections. The 855-484-3589 windows may allow users to contact mail...

Posted on August 25, 2015 in Adware

GameZooks

GameZooks is an adware component that may be associated with numerous unwanted advertisements on affected computers. GameZooks advertisements may be intrusive and linked to numerous online tactics. The main purpose of GameZooks is to display advertisements on affected Web browsers. In most cases, adware are marketed as a way for computer users to gain access to special deals and online sales. In the case of GameZooks, computer users may be convinced that they can use GameZooks to gain access to special content online, interesting stories and entertainment sources. If GameZooks is installed on your Web browser, PC security researchers strongly advise computer users to take steps to remove GameZooks immediately with the help of a reliable security program that is fully up to date. GameZooks may affect the most common Web browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google...

Posted on August 25, 2015 in Adware