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Cool Popular Games Toolbar

The Cool Popular Games Toolbar is deployed by the infamous Mindspark Interactive Netowk, LLC. as a toolbar for your web browser that can turn your opened new tabs into gaming centers. The Cool Popular Games toolbar may provide you with access to arcade, puzzle, and classic games, but its main objective is to show ads and divert web traffic to Ask.com. The Cool Popular Games toolbar can be download from its official web page, but most of its installations are performed through third-party installers. The Cool Popular Games toolbar is considered to be adware and users should avoid installing it. Security investigators point out that the Cool Popular Games adware-powered toolbar has versions for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer but is banned from the Chrome Web Store and the Firefox store. You should note that the Cool Popular Games adware will limit your search...

Posted on July 29, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Unfriend Review Ads

The Unfriend Review application from Big Ocean Development fills the same niche as Unfriend Check and Unfriend Watch and allows users to track which of their Facebook friends have recently unfriended them. The Unfriend Review application could be installed on your computer automatically by handling a freeware bundle with the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. The Unfriend Review app can be downloaded from its official website, and its installer may contain additional offers listed under the 'Advanced' or 'Custom' option. The Unfriend Review app could be bundled with programs like ZoomIt and VPNPrivat . Security experts perceive the Unfriend Review application as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) because it is supported by advertisements that may obstruct your comfortable Internet activities. The Unfriend Review application may use pop-up and pop-under windows, and banners to...

Posted on July 29, 2015 in Adware

DNS Keeper

The DNS Keeper software from GreenTeam Internet Ltd. may have promoted to you as a free web filtering tool that can improve your security thanks to a clod-based technology. The DNS Keeper software can be obtained via freeware packages. You may want to know that the DNS Keeper software is deployed by the same company behind CloudGuard and CloudScout and is deemed as adware. The DNS Keeper app may claim to provide safety, but it will change your DNS settings to reroute your Internet traffic through the servers of advertisers to ensure that you are provided with marketing materials by its sponsors. The DNS Keeper adware might present you with pop-up windows, video ads, in-text hyperlinks to sponsored content and banners. Needless to say, the DNS Keeper adware may provide you with links to harmful domains and corrupted online resources as long as its developers are paid to do so....

Posted on July 29, 2015 in Adware

‘Chrome-wx.updaternow.xyz’ Pop-Ups

The Chrome-wx.updaternow.xyz domain is associated with a browser hijacker that is dispersed among users embedded with freeware bundles. The Chrome-wx.updaternow.xyz browser hijacker can affect Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. The Chrome-wx.updaternow.xyz browser hijacker is designed to change your default homepage and show pop-ups from Chrome-wx.updaternow.xyz that urge users to install a supposedly safe update to their Web browser. The updates promoted on Chrome-wx.updaternow.xyz come in the form of a ZIP file that has to be extracted twice before users can obtain the executable update. Users may find it hard to close the messages from Chrome-wx.updaternow.xyz due to the implementation of JavaScript that initiates the update download automatically. Computer users should take into consideration the information above and abstain from installing updates from...

Posted on July 28, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

‘Updater-th.updatenotifier.net’ Pop-Ups

Security investigators recognize the Updater-th.updatenotifier.net domain as unsafe, and it is linked to a known source of cyber threats and badware, namely DownlaodVault.com. The Updater-th.updatenotifier.net pop-up windows in your browser are caused by a browser hijacker affecting your system. The Updater-th.updatenotifier.net browser hijacker is coded to show pop-ups and spread riskware such as the Super Optimizer and the Speed Browser . The Updater-th.updatenotifier.net browser hijacker may have been installed on your computer with a freeware package that you downloaded from a suspicious software distribution platform. Security investigators note that the content on the Updater-th.updatenotifier.net pop-ups can appear differently depending on what Web browser you are using. The common behavior of the Updater-th.updatenotifier.net adware is to notify users with a pop-up window...

Posted on July 28, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

‘Distinct2c.work’ Pop-Ups

The Distinct2c.work pop-up windows that users experience in their web browser may claim to provide a safe update to their browser, but they are generated by adware. Therefore, security analysts warn users not to install software promoted on the Distinct2c.work pop-ups. The adware that is responsible for the Distinct2c.work pop-ups is created to spread riskware, namely the LightningDownloader and others like the TransitSimplified Toolbar . The programs mentioned before could decrease your overall computer performance, and show advertisements loaded on banners and floating ad boxes in your Web browser. The Distinct2c.work pop-ups may use the gray nuance typically associated with the Adobe Flash Player for its background and list features of the legitimate Flash player to claim credibility. However, you should not trust the Distinct2c.work pop-ups and avoid following links on the...

Posted on July 28, 2015 in Adware

‘Windows-delight.info’ Pop-Ups

The Windows-delight.info pop-up messages in your Internet browser are caused by a browser hijacker on your system that is created to promote the tech assistance found on PC2Techs.com website. The Windows-delight.info pop-ups may claim to be from Microsoft and that there have been detected a suspicious activity on your computer, but you should not believe those claims. Moreover, the Windows-delight.info pop-up windows may invite users, not to turn off or restart their PC to avoid data loss in order to create a sense of peril. Users will be urged to call 1-855-233-9250 for immediate assistance from certified technicians on PC2Techs.com The technicians on 1-855-233-9250 that are associated with Windows-delight.info and PC2techs are not trusted, and you are not advised to seek their help. As stated above the Windows-delight.info pop-ups are caused by a browser hijacker that may have...

Posted on July 28, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

‘Support-and-services.info’ Pop-Ups

Security researchers report that fake technical support agents use the Support-and-services.info domain, and you are not advised to follow directions listed on the domain. Computer users that experience pop-up windows by Support-and-services.info may want to know that they are infected with a browser hijacker. The threat may have entered your computer during the installation of a free program with the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. The Support-and-services.info browser hijacker helps scammers scare users into contacting them. The Support-and-services.info pop-up windows may suggest that your Facebook profile and credit card information is in danger because there is spyware on your PC. However, you should not trust the messages on Support-and-services.info and abstain from hasty decisions. As stated above, the Support-and-services.info pop-ups are generated by a browser hijacker and...

Posted on July 28, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Exploit:HTML/Axpergle.N

The Exploit:HTML/Axpergle.N alert is used security solutions to inform users of an attempted exploit of vulnerabilities in the Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Silverlight software. The Exploit:HTML/Axpergle.N is part of the Angler Exploit Kit that is widely used by scammers and hackers to show misleading messages and install malware. The Exploit:HTML/Axpergle.N alert can be triggered by web-based attacks at CVE-2013-0074; CVE-2014-0497; CVE-2014-8439 and CVE-2015-0311 vulnerabilities. The Exploit:HTML/Axpergle.N threat detects what browser you are running and what version of Silverlight and Flash is installed on your system. The Exploit:HTML/Axpergle.N attack can allow hackers to install malware on your computer such as trojan droppers, viruses and ransomware. The Exploit:HTML/Axpergle.N threat can be utilized by attacker to introduce Rovnix, Xpiro and Reveton into your system...

Posted on July 27, 2015 in Trojans

Computer Pal

The Computer Pal software is another product by the infamous SuperWeb LLC and is promoted as an advanced tool to help users search faster and smarter on the web. However, security experts perceive the Computer Pal software as adware because the only optimization made available to users is the appearance of many sponsored search results, banners, pop-up windows and inline ads. SuperWeb LLC deploys the Computer Pal adware as a part of free software packages on low-quality application distribution platforms. The Computer Pal adware does not differ much from other SuperWeb products like Clock Hand and Girafarri and may use tracking cookies, read your browsing history and detect your approximate geographical location to show customized commercials. Moreover, the Computer Pal adware may add a task in the Windows Task Scheduler to enable its automatic updates and patches and may install...

Posted on July 27, 2015 in Adware

Bholog.B Trojan

The Bholog.B malware is classified as a trojan that can steal sensitive information like credit card details and passwords by using a keylogger module. The Bholog.B malware is dispersed as an attached file to spam emails and can launch a background process named 'broda.exe' to execute its operations. The Bholog.B keylogger creates several hooks in Windows to record your keystrokes and messages you input in fields on program windows. The Bholog.B malware can edit your Windows Registry to launch at system start-up. Security researchers note that the Bholog.B keylogger can take advantage of Internet Explorer and use it to send the collected data to a remote server. The Bholog.B malware can record what programs you open, your browsing history and user credentials. Computer users infected with the Bholog.B malware are in danger of losing control over their social media accounts and...

Posted on July 27, 2015 in Trojans

Daugava Ads

The distinct banners by Daugava that accompany your Internet browsing activities are displayed by adware on your system. The Daugava adware is deployed embedded with freeware bundles on low-quality software distribution platforms. The Daugava adware is specialized in displaying banners and web page headers that are loaded with promotional offers related to computer hardware, accessories and camping goods predominantly. The Daugava adware is written with the aim of generating affiliate revenue by displaying advertisements in the Internet client of infected users. You should remember that the ads by Daugava are not safe, and you may be provided with corrupted content and redirected to compromised online resources and untrusted online stores. The Daugava adware may use pop-up windows to promote bad toolbars like WhiteSmoke and BlueSprig that can apply several unwanted changes to your...

Posted on July 27, 2015 in Adware

MicroChallenger Ads

The MicroChallenger app may be promoted to you as an online shopping assistant that can deliver you product offers with the lowest prices available, but it is considered as adware. The MicroChallenger adware travels incorporated with freeware setup files and can be noticed under the 'Advanced' or 'Custom' option. The MicroChallenger adware fictions similarly to other adware like 2YourFace and Better Brain and may show banners, pop-ups, inline ads, coupons, and discounts. The MicroChallenger adware is created to show ads in your web browser and earn pay-per-click revenue. The MicroChallenger adware can optimize its marketing offers by using web beacons, tracking cookies and read your bookmarks. The MicroChallenger adware may intrude on your privacy and cover you browser surface with numerous ads. Moreover, the MicroChallenger adware might promote rogueware such as Albinos Defender...

Posted on July 27, 2015 in Adware

Ads Remover

The Ads Remover browser extension may have been offered to you in a freeware package as a security layer to block unsafe ads. However, the Ads Remover browser extension is deemed as adware. Security authorities note that the Ads Remover adware functions similarly to BlockIt and Red AdBlocker , and block the native ads on websites you visit to show only commercials from sponsors. Moreover, the Ads Remover adware is known to show pop-up windows from the untrusted View.Contextualyield.com domain and perform occasional redirects to compromised websites. The Ads Remover adware may modify the way web pages are presented to you and place a header loaded with promotions and show banners. Needless to say, the Ads Remover may claim to remove ads, but it will show numerous marketing materials from sponsors. The Ads Remover adware may suggest users to install programs like Disk Doctor and...

Posted on July 27, 2015 in Adware

Unfriend Watch

The Unfriend Watch software that is developed by Fresh Applications is advertised to allow Facebook users to track who of their contacts on the media recently unfriended them. The Unfriend Watch software can be acquired on UnfriendWatch.com and via free program bundles. Security experts perceive the Unfriend Watch software as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) because it is supported by advertisements displayed in your Internet browser. The advertisements by Unfriend Watch in your Internet browser may obstruct your comfortable online experience. You should note that the Unfriend Watch application is not affiliated with Facebook, and it may pose security risks to use it. The developers behind Unfriend Watch insist that their app does not store personally identifiable information like your Facebook login details and credit card data. However, they use web beacons, tracking cookies and...

Posted on July 27, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program