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Win32/Boaxxe.BB

Win32/Boaxxe.BB is a computer Trojan horse that may carry an additional payload of malware causing serious issues and errors on an infected computer. Win32/Boaxxe.BB may lead to the display of unwanted commercial content on your computer while surfing the internet. Win32/Boaxxe.BB may also cause redirects to unwanted sites that contain malware ready for download onto the already-infected computer. Removal of Win32/Boaxxe.BB is important to prevent the utter destruction of your system from Win32/Boaxxe.BB. The removal process may be accomplished through using an updated and trusted antispyware application.

Posted on April 21, 2014 in Trojans

Virtooljsobfuscator.ek

Virtooljsobfuscator.ek is a deceptive computer virus that may display random security alerts. Clicking on Virtooljsobfuscator.ek alerts may redirect users to unwanted sites or load an interface to download additional unknown malware onto the infected computer. Allowing Virtooljsobfuscator.ek to run on a system may lead to reduced performance and serious computer issues or even system crashes. Detection and removal of Virtooljsobfuscator.ek is essential to be performed with a trusted antispyware tool to ensure all files are removed to prevent Virtooljsobfuscator.ek from loading at startup of Windows. Removal of Virtooljsobfuscator.ek will ensure that the unwanted redirects do not take place or Virtooljsobfuscator.ek is able to load various pop-up alerts that relay bogus information.

Posted on April 21, 2014 in Viruses

‘Save The Children’ Pop-Up

'Save The Children' Pop-Up is a potentially unwanted program that may be associated with displaying advertisements while surfing the internet. 'Save The Children' Pop-Up may be tied with the We-Care.com reminders and pop-up alerts leading to redirects to unwanted sites. The installation of 'Save The Children' Pop-Up may take place with loading bundled software or freeware programs obtained from a large downloads site on the internet. Once loaded, the 'Save The Children' Pop-Up pop-up alerts may be displayed at random potentially interrupting normal surfing of the internet. It is best that the 'Save The Children' Pop-Up program be detected and safely removed using an antispyware program.

Posted on April 21, 2014 in Fake Warning Messages

Gdsmux

Gdsmux is a computer virus that may be associated with an aggressive browser hijacker. Gdsmux may load on a system without much indication other than system performance degradation. The Gdsmux threat may run in the background while it causes web browser redirects or loading of unwanted pages. There may be several system files associated with Gdsmux, which is why an updated antispyware program should be utilized to safely detect and remove all of Gdsmux.

Posted on April 21, 2014 in Viruses

W32.Mezit!inf

W32.Mezit!inf is a tricky computer virus that may hide itself after it is downloaded and installed. Usually the installation of W32.Mezit!inf will take place due to installing other software or bundled applications. Once loaded, the W32.Mezit!inf threat may run in the background where it may cause abnormal actions on the infected system. A system infected with W32.Mezit!inf may suffer from degraded performance and then render system errors or even blue screens. Detection and removal of W32.Mezit!inf and its virus files may require use of an updated antispyware program.

Posted on April 21, 2014 in Viruses

Trojan.viknok!inf

Trojan.viknok!inf is a deceptive Trojan horse threat that could be installed on a vulnerable PC without any indication to the computer user. Once loaded, the Trojan.viknok!inf threat could transfer files onto other drives and then spread the infection onto other systems. The propagation of Trojan.viknok!inf may be a serious threat to other vulnerable Windows PCs. Additionally, Trojan.viknok!inf could allow remote attackers access to the infected system through a backdoor where it may be used to collect personal data from the infected system and port that information to remote hackers.

Posted on April 21, 2014 in Trojans

Zorable

Zorable, otherwise known as Ads and Deals, is known to be adware/a PUP (potentially unwanted program) that may generate and show intrusive pop-up ads through the use of an associated browser extension, plug-in or add-on installed on a Web browser. The main goal of Zorable may be to market related websites and generate advertising income from increased traffic of the website and clicks on advertisements. Zorable may continuously divert PC users to sponsored websites that may be produced for advertising purposes. Zorable may show a variety of random pop-up ads involving offers, discount coupons and deals or the ones pertaining to the computer user's surfing habits to purchase a variety of products at lower price; however, if the computer user clicks on them and visits the associated Zorable websites, he may unknowingly agree to download other security infections on the PC. The Zorable...

Posted on April 18, 2014 in Adware

WordsDisplay

WordsDisplay is adware/a PUP (potentially unwanted program) which may declare to offer computer users valuable song lyrics aside to YouTube videos; however, in fact, WordsDisplay may not be able to give PC users these capabilities. In truth, WordsDisplay may only give PC users a variety of non-stop advertisements with the text 'Ads by WordsDisplay' instead of desired songs lyrics. Ads by WordsDisplay may show up in multiple types involving pop-up advertisements, banner ads, in text pop-up ads, 'special' commercial offers and other discount coupon and sale deal advertisements and alerts. The WordsDisplay add-on may be integrated into every well-known Web browser incorporating Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. WordsDisplay may embed itself into the PC as an extra program packaged with selected free applications that PC users can download and instal from untrustworthy...

Posted on April 18, 2014 in Adware

UpdaterEx

UpdaterEx is a potentially unwanted background updater that may install itself on a computer system with a download manager and connect to Info.updaterex.com for other downloads and updates. UpdaterEx may be a component of an application download and come packaged as an extra program from the ironSource Install Core mechanism. UpdaterEX is generated by ironSource. A scheduled task may be inserted into Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the application at different scheduled times; the schedule may differ relying on the version. Upon installation, UpdaterEx may insert an unwanted add-on, plug-in or browser extension in order to send and display disturbing pop-up ads. UpdaterEx may be produced to benefit from clicks on ads.

Posted on April 18, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

RambleRoam

RambleRoam is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) produced by SuperWeb LLC. RambleRoam may declare to make the PC user's Internet surfing quality better by displaying websites incorporating the associated content, website trust ratings, permit comparison shopping, give discount coupons, and adding other beneficial capabilities. RambleRoam may also be categorized as adware. The add-on of RambleRoam may insert itself into Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. RambleRoam may spread and embed itself into the computer system using misleading software advertising techniques, one of them known as bundling. RambleRoam may be integrated into the PC as an optional application packaged with free tools that computer users download and install from suspicious download websites. Upon installation, RambleRoam may create and show various types of non-stop online...

Posted on April 18, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Sliding Sales

Sliding Sales is a potentially unwanted browser extension created by Engaging Apps that may state to make the computer user's online shopping activity better by displaying discount coupons, enabling coupon shopping, and other similar capabilities. Sliding Sales may install itself into Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome Web browsers and other popular Web browsers. Sliding Sales may spread and embed itself on a computer as an extra application bundled with selected free tools that PC users download and install from unprotected download websites. Upon installation, Sliding Sales may control a variety of software and hardware information involving the PC user's location, Internet surfing information such as search terms, websites visited and viewed, cookies, IP address, and other data. Sliding Sales may create and display numerous intrusive ads such as sponsored link,...

Posted on April 18, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

SuperWords

SuperWords is a browser extension that claims to show lyrics when computer users watch music videos on Youtube. In fact, instead of making the computer user's activity on Youtube better, SuperWords may interrupt with the computer user's work by delivering a variety of intrusive pop-up advertisements and repeatedly diverting PC users to related websites that may be designed for commercial purposes. SuperWords is categorized as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) that may incorporate the computer into a variety of third-party activities. SuperWords may propagate and install itself onto the PC as an optional program packaged with free applications that PC users download and install from unprotected download websites. The main aim of SuperWords may be to generate advertising income using affiliate marketing. After installation onto the PC, SuperWords may display annoying pop-up...

Posted on April 18, 2014 in Adware

ViewThat

ViewThat is a free application that declares to help PC users view images that are small or blurry in a better quality and to preview some pictures without opening the website; however, ViewThat may not be that valuable as it may appear at first glance. ViewThat may be connected with third-party software and it, in fact, may lead to a variety of PC problems on a computer. Although ViewThat has its official website where computer users can download it, usually, it may install itself on the computer without the PC user's approval, or it may propagate and enter the PC as an extra program packaged with free applications. After installation, ViewThat may display a variety of non-stop pop-up advertisements and alerts on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. All of the advertisements and notifications sent by ViewThat may market the partners of ViewThat and strive to...

Posted on April 18, 2014 in Adware

Sw-sustain

Sw-sustain is a threat that is used in conjunction with a wide variety of Potentially Unwanted Programs and other potentially unsafe components that may generate advertising revenue. Computer users have complained of typical PUP symptoms on their computers, such as pop-up messages, browser redirects, performance issues and unwanted advertising material. However, after removing many of these PUPs, some have reported that Sw-sustain remains on their computer and cannot be removed as normal. Sw-sustain may have a supporting role in these types of attacks. Certain sources have also reported that Sw-sustain may be linked to rootkits or other types of threats that use more advanced techniques to maintain themselves in a computer and prevent removal of detection. PC security researchers consider that Sw-sustain may represent a significant threat to computer users, due to its potential of...

Posted on April 18, 2014 in Malware

‘JW Video Player’ Pop-Up

The 'JW Video Player' pop-up is an irritating pop-up that is associated with a video player that is used to generate advertising revenue by tricking inexperienced computer users into downloading and installing various Potentially Unwanted Programs, adware and other potentially harmful components onto their computer, including the aforementioned 'JW Video Player.' There are two reasons why the 'JW Video Player' pop-up may appear on a Web browser. Either you are visiting a website that displays poorly regulated advertisement content or a PUP already present on your computer is causing your Web browser to display the 'JW Video Player' pop-up. It is fairly simple to distinguish these two scenarios: If the 'JW Video Player' pop-up only appears when you visit a website in particular, or a particular group of websites, the problem may be located on these websites. They may either be...

Posted on April 18, 2014 in Fake Warning Messages
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