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CoolSurfing

CoolSurfing is considered to be adware that may affect the computer system and Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and other well-known Web browsers. CoolSurfing may be distributed and enter the computer as an additional application through packaged free software that PC users can download and install from suspicious download websites without paying attention to what extra software they may install with the selected free tool. After installation, CoolSurfing may insert an unwanted browser extension, add-on and plug-in and show disturbing pop-up ads containing a variety of sales, offers and deals on the PC. CoolSurfing may be made with the intention to generate advertising revenue from pop-up ad clicks.

Posted on April 17, 2014 in Adware

AllMyWeb.com

AllMyWeb.com is an unreliable website that may be associated with security threats such as browser hijackers and adware. Upon installation, these PC infections may insert an unwanted AllMyWeb browser extension, add-on or plug-in into a Web browser. AllMyWeb, also known as Scenic Reflections Toolbar is a browser add-on that declares to improve the PC user's Internet surfing by enabling quick online search and by showing quick links to Facebook, weather reports, email, and similar. AllMyWeb may be distributed and integrate itself into the Web browser as an optional tool when downloading and installing freeware from suspicious download websites. After installation, the AllMyWeb toolbar may modify the default browser settings by replacing the homepage and search engine or a new tab page with Allmyweb.com. PC users may be enabled to reject such changes. However, most of computer users do...

Posted on April 17, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Truthaboutprivacy.com

Truthaboutprivacy.com is a questionable website that with the help of security threats such as browser hijackers and adware may display annoying pop-up notifications and ads on the PC. When visiting Truthaboutprivacy.com or similar suspicious websites, commonly because of forced diversions to it, PC users may be asked to participate in surveys and then declare that they have won some prizes. Truthaboutprivacy.com was created with the purpose to possibly benefit from increased web traffic and clicks on pop-up advertisements and notifications. Truthaboutprivacy.com-related adware and browser hijackers may lead to various unwanted computer problems. Security infections related to Truthaboutprivacy.com may usually spread and invade the computer system through bundled free programs that PC users can download from untrustworthy download websites. If any malware threats pertaining to...

Posted on April 17, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Update[ARRAY OF NUMBERS].flashplayes.info

Update[ARRAY OF NUMBERS].flashplayes.info is a suspicious website that may be a component of the advertising network that may display numerous pop-up, inline and other type ads with the help of potentially malicious browser plug-ins, browser extensions, add-ons and adware. [ARRAY OF NUMBERS] represents how computer users might face the same URL name but with an array of numbers within the URL such as Update3.flashplayes.info and Update4.flashplayes.info. The pop-up ads and misleading messages shown on Update[ARRAY OF NUMBERS].flashplayes.info may urge the computer user to update Adobe Flash Player to the latest version that may come from a bogus Adobe website. Such pop-up messages and ads may be shown on Update[ARRAY OF NUMBERS].flashplayes.info after the computer user clicks on completely unrelated link, which may mean that adware pertaining to Update[ARRAY OF...

Posted on April 17, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

DMUninstaller

DMUninstaller is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that is a component of and installed by DomaIQ, a PUP that may show pop-up ads on a computer system. DMUninstaller may declare that it is an installer of a genuine application. However, it may also aim to download genuine applications or other files and extra packaged adware. DMUninstaller may be produced to generate advertising revenue from ad clicks. DMUninstaller may also continuously divert computer users to untrustworthy websites that may be generated with the goal to possibly benefit from increased traffic of an affiliated website. DMUninstaller may proliferate and install itself onto the computer as an optional tool bundled with free programs that PC users download and install from unreliable download websites.

Posted on April 17, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Adware.Perk Prize Panel

Adware.Perk Prize Panel is considered to be adware/a PUP (potentially unwanted program), which may emerge on a computer without a PC user's agreement, or it may enter a PC as an optional tool bundled with free programs. Some computer users may have installed Adware.Perk Prize Panel on the PC deliberately after being induced that it can help them gather points that can be exchanged to gift cards and rewards. However, in fact, Adware.Perk Prize Panel is an ad-supported add-on, plug-in or browser extension for Web browser involving Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, which may be used to forcibly divert PC users to associated websites. These websites may be produced with the goal to probably make advertising income from increased traffic of the website. The add-on, plug-in or browser extension of Adware.Perk Prize Panel may be also used to generate and display disturbing...

Posted on April 17, 2014 in Adware

Adware.Coupon Champion

Adware.Coupon Champion is considered to be an adware threat which may slow down the PC by using system resources to its worthless processes. Adware.Coupon Champion may create and show disturbing commercial pop-up advertisements and bogus error messages. Adware.Coupon Champion may be delivered via unreliable websites or torrents, removable devices, fake anti-spyware applications, infected websites and other similar means. Adware.Coupon Champion may also propagate and install itself on the computer system as an optional tool packaged with free programs that PC users download and install from questionable download websites. Adware.Coupon Champion may repeatedly divert computer users to unprotected websites that were produced with the goal to likely benefit from increased traffic of the sponsored website. Adware.Coupon Champion may also strive to generate advertising income from clicks...

Posted on April 17, 2014 in Adware

Handsnake

Handsnake is a Carberp-based Trojan that encompasses VNC functionalities. Handsnake enables attcakers to obtain remote unauthorized access and control of a compromised PC. Once loaded, Handsnake starts communicating with the CnC server. By using Handsnake, the cybercrooks can use the remote desktop function of the VNC component to gain remote unauthorized access and control of the targeted PC.

Posted on April 16, 2014 in Trojans

‘Newnext.me nengine.dll’ Pop-Up Error Message

'Newnext.me nengine.dll' is a misleading pop-up error message that may occur when a PC is affected by adware and PUPs (potentially unwanted programs). The DLL file named 'nengine.dll' belongs to adware found as NewNextDotMe, Trojan_NextLive.adw, PUP.Optional.NextLive.A and Adware.NextLive.1. This adware may come packaged with Mobogenie and other PUPs. If a PC clicks the tricky 'Newnext.me nengine.dll' Pop-Up Error Message, he may unknowingly enable to install more PC infections on the computer. After installation on the computer, adware pertaining to the 'Newnext.me nengine.dll' Pop-Up Error Message may download potentially infected files and modify the Windows Registry. 'Newnext.me nengine.dll' Pop-Up Error Message-related adware may propagate and enter the PC as an additional application packaged with freeware that PC users can download from unreliable download websites.

Posted on April 16, 2014 in Fake Error Messages

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wobotork.A

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wobotork.A is a Trojan that stealthily drops and installs other malicious applications on a targeted PC without a victimized computer user's authorization. TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wobotork.A can drop and install other malware infections or malware components to a compromised PC. After installation, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wobotork.A replicates itself into a specific location. TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wobotork.A makes system modifications by creating the potentially harmful files on a contaminated computer. TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wobotork.A may contact a remote host in order to receive configuration or other data, report a new infection to its creator, upload data taken from the infected computer system, receive commands from a remote cybercrook and drop and execute files, involving updates or other malware threats.

Posted on April 16, 2014 in Trojans

TrojanSpy:Win32/Gamker.B

TrojanSpy:Win32/Gamker.B is a Trojan that gathers private details from a victim for a cybercriminal. Once installed, TrojanSpy:Win32/Gamker.B makes system modifications by replicating itself into a specific location. TrojanSpy:Win32/Gamker.B creates the potentially harmful files on the computer system. TrojanSpy:Win32/Gamker.B may contact a remote host in order to report a new infection to its creator, drop and execute files, incorporating updates or other malware infections, receive configuration or other data, receive commands from a remote cybercrook and upload data taken from the infected computer.

Posted on April 16, 2014 in Trojans

Vaudix

Vaudix is an unwanted browser extension categorized as a potentially unwanted program developed by a company named CSG Ltd. Vaudix may claim to improve the PC user's online browsing activity by allowing media file compression, online video encoding and other helpful features. Vaudix may install itself on a PC without a computer user's permission or as an extra application packaged with free applications that computer users download or install from untrustworthy download websites. After installation on the Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, Vaudix may generate intrusive banner, pop-up, pop-under and interstitial ads. Vaudix may track the computer user's Internet surfing by recording IP address, Internet service provider allocated to computer user's device, the web address of the websites the PC user has visited, anti-virus software that the PC...

Posted on April 16, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

PUP.FireDiveDownloader

PUP.FireDiveDownloader is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) that may create disturbing discount coupon ads when PC users are visiting online shopping websites. The authors of the PUP.FireDiveDownloader browser add-on may claim that PUP.FireDiveDownloader can save time and money while shopping online by automatically displaying lowest prices, discount coupons, and the sale deals of the selected products. However, in truth, PUP.FireDiveDownloader plug-in is categorized as adware and it is not recommended using this browser extension. PUP.FireDiveDownloader may be advertised and spread to computers as an optional program with bundled freeware. Upon installation, PUP.FireDiveDownloader may keep track of the computer user's Internet surfing activities by recording online browsing details. PUP.FireDiveDownloader may slow down popular Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome,...

Posted on April 16, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

DOS/Rovnix.gg

DOS/Rovnix.gg is a virus which attacks Windows PCs. Upon installation, DOS/Rovnix.gg can make system changes by dropping potentially infected files and registry entries, which can result in computer crash. DOS/Rovnix.gg can embed its own malevolent codes into a PC. DOS/Rovnix.gg can drop and install other malware infections on the contaminated computer. DOS/Rovnix.gg can be difficult to detect and remove from the infected computer system. DOS/Rovnix.gg can launch on the compromised PC every time the computer user starts-up Windows. DOS/Rovnix.gg can consume high system resources and lead to high CPU usage. DOS/Rovnix.gg can reduce the whole computer performance. DOS/Rovnix.gg can collect the target PC user's personal information and transfer it to cybercrooks.

Posted on April 16, 2014 in Viruses

Trojan.ADH.SMH

Trojan.ADH.SMH is a Trojan that can stealthily enter a targeted PC when a computer user downloads and installs free applications from suspicious download websites. Trojan.ADH.SMH can also circulate via spam emails carrying malicious attachments, infected torrents and websites. Trojan.ADH.SMH slows down the affected computer's performance and can even harm the PC. Trojan.ADH.SMH can crash the Web browser and unwillingly divert victimized PC users to unreliable websites. Trojan.ADH.SMH can also drop and install other malware threats on the computer without the PC user's approval. Trojan.ADH.SMH can also monitor the PC user's browsing habits. Trojan.ADH.SMH may steal the victim's online history, cookies, search requests, credit card accounts, passwords and other personal information.

Posted on April 16, 2014 in Trojans
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