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GOSafer

GOSafer is adware that may come packaged with free programs that computer users download from the Internet. In order to evade GOSafer, PC users should pay more attention to the installation process of free programs. Usually, computer users should find the check mark that agrees to install GOSafer and deselect it. This can be done by choosing 'Custom' or 'Advanced' installation method of free programs. While being installed, GOSafer may display numerous unwanted pop-up ads, offers, discounts and coupons. GOSafer may keep track of the computer user's browsing routine with the aim to display targeted ads. GOSafer may also result in forced browser redirects to suspicious websites that it may be promoting.

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Adware

FreePriceAlerts Ads

FreePriceAlerts is adware that is known for displaying random pop-up ads that may present computer users with coupon or shopping savings. The FreePriceAlerts app may load on a system from installing a previously downloaded freeware application. FreePriceAlerts may alter system settings to get the ability to display annoying pop-up advertisements. Removal of FreePriceAlerts should be a priority to restore your system to normal operation without having the interruptions from FreePriceAlerts.

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Adware

Cash Reminder Ads

Cash Reminder is an adware program that is known for displaying various deals or online shopping savings. Through the 'Ads by Cash Reminder' pop-ups, you may be presented with several links to supposedly receive coupons or online deals when surfing popular online shopping sites. In some cases, Cash Reminder may display these ads at random causing interruptions when you are surfing the Web. Also, you may be redirected to unwanted sites that may spread other unknown programs through the links of Cash Reminder. It is best that you eliminate adware activities from taking place by removing Cash Reminder or any related components that may have loaded with previously downloaded freeware applications.

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Adware

Volaro Ads

Volaro is adware that displays pop-up ads when shopping online. Disabling 'Ads by Volaro' may not solve the adware problem. Uninstalling and reinstalling Internet browser may not help as well. Volaro can be found on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Like other adware that's being distributed on the Web as of late, Volaro is found bundled with freeware such as free video file converters, codecs and similar apps. When the PC user chooses to install a free application, it might have additional toolbars, browser extensions and add-ons incorporated in the installation wizard. These are marked as optional programs, but if the computer user does not uncheck the check box for adding them, he may end up having unpleasant system modifications.

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Adware

Bronzestead.info

The Bronzestead.info web page is used by adware developers to promote fake Java updates to web surfers via a pop-up window. The adware responsible for pop-ups by Bronzestead.info might have been installed on your computer when you handled the installation of a freeware package via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. Additionally, an analysis of the Bronzestead.info web page shows that it contains links to malicious web locations that might host cyber threats that can exploit web browser vulnerabilities. Visiting unsafe web sites may allow cyber attackers to exploit security bugs in your web browser and launch a web-based attack. Interaction with the Bronzestead.info pop-up is not advisable due to the content it features. Security experts remind web surfers that they can install a reliable anti-malware application to erase the adware connected to Bronzestead.info and halt unwanted...

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Objectity.info

The Objectity.info is caused by adware infection on your system that can be used by attackers to suggest you to install a remote access application. The Objectity.info domain is recognized by several leading security solutions to deploy computer threats. The Objectity.info pop-up might contain malicious resources that can lead you to install harmful programs and expose you to many cyber threats. The adware linked to Objectity.info may have arrived on your OS by incorporating with a freeware installer as an extra browser tool. The Objectity.info adware may add an add-on, a browser extension, and a Browser Helper Object to perform its operations, and you may want to check your extensions manager. Following links on the Objectity.info pop-up may result in unwanted changes to your computer and clicks on the Objectity.info pop-up window are not advisable. If you are presented with pop-ups...

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Adware

Aptitude.fixbugs2update.org

The Aptitude.fixbugs2update.org domain is utilized by adware developers that aim to monetize clicks on the content it provides. The adware affiliated with the Aptitude.fixbugs2update.org domain generates a pop-up window in the web browser of infected users. Security researchers note that the Aptitude.fixbugs2update.org adware may use a Browser Helper Object, an add-on, and a browser extension to execute its operations. You might be interested to know that the Aptitude.fixbugs2update.org pop-up is known to feature links to unsafe online resources, and you might be invited to install potentially harmful programs. The adware related to Aptitude.fixbugs2update.org may have been installed on your PC along with a free application bundle. Problems with the Aptitude.fixbugs2update.org adware can be resolved by using a trusted anti-spyware solution.

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Unitspybookukset.org

Unitspybookukset.org is a generic search engine site that may appear to some computer users while they are browsing the Web. Unitspybookukset.org by itself may not be threatening, but Unitspybookukset.org may lead you to unwanted search results or advertisements. Unitspybookukset.org may load automatically when the computer user tries to open up a new Web browser window. This is a setting established when the components of Unitspybookukset.org were loaded possibly by a previously download freeware program, or when computer users open unknown email attachments. Stopping the redirects to Unitspybookukset.org usually requires the removal of all plugins or components related to Unitspybookukset.org.

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

LookingForTravels Ads

Lookingfortravels is an adware program that may display random advertisements attempting to offer various online shopping deals or savings coupons for your traveling needs. Lookingfortravels usually enters your computer bundled with certain free applications downloaded from unknown sources. The Lookingfortravels advertisements may be displayed at any time, potentially interrupting your activities on the Web. The Lookingfortravels advertisements may redirect you to unwanted sites or ones that attempt to show other online savings and coupon deal offers. To stop the annoyance caused by Lookingfortravels advertisements, you should use an anti-malware application to detect and remove all adware components safely that are causing it.

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Adware

CouponSignal

CouponSignal is an adware program that is distributed by OneKit, S.L. and known for displaying various deals or online shopping savings. CouponSignal advertisements may contain several links that supposedly will lead you to places that provide coupons or online deals that may be used when shopping on popular online sites. CouponSignal may display its unwanted advertisements over the content of the Web page you are visualizing which may interrupt the task you are trying to accomplish. It is also possible to be redirected to unwanted sites that may spread other unknown programs such as PUPs or adware. It is best that you prevent this from taking place by removing the CouponSignal application and any unwelcomed components that may have been loaded by CouponSignal or previously downloaded freeware applications.

Posted on March 2, 2015 in Adware

Lizard Squad Hacker Group Suspected to Have Hijacked Lenovo.com Domain

Hackers groups are always on the lookout for their next victim just like an avid hunter seeking the next meal to place on his dinner table. The hacker group known as Lizard Squad has been recently suspected of being responsible for hijacking the Lenovo.com domain. As you may already know, Lenovo.com is the home page belonging to the world's largest personal computer vendor, Lenovo. In recent news, Lenovo has been under fire for pre-bundling their laptop computers delivered shipped September 2014 to December 2014 with the Superfish software. As you may know, Superfish was discovered to be a malicious add-on and root cause for rogue security certificates that could relinquish personal data transmitted over the internet. Computer security experts believe in the recent hijacking of Lenovo.com that the Superfish incident was a trigger to initiate an attack on the website. In...

Posted on February 27, 2015 in Computer Security

TeslaCrypt

TeslaCrypt is ransomware that demands payment of $500 USD in Bitcoins or $1000 USD in PayPal My Cash Cards to decrypt your data. The TeslaCrypt ransomware encrypts your files with the AES encryption algorithm. Additionally, the TeslaCrypt ransomware will replace your wallpaper with a ransom warning and add another file called 'HELP_ TO_DECRYPT_YOUR_FILES.txt.' The computer user will need a specific decryption key to getting back the encrypted files. The TeslaCrypt ransomware can be found attached to spam emails or corrupted websites. You may want to follow the standard safety policies regarding the attachments to spam emails that advise users not do download such files. Protection from the TeslaCrypt ransomware and other malware can be attained by the installation of a reputable anti-malware solution.

Posted on February 27, 2015 in Ransomware

Win32/Nuqel.BD

The cyber threat Win32/Nuqel.BD is classified as a worm that is part of the Nuqel, malware family. The Win32/Nuqel.BD worm is specialized in obstruction of the normal operation of programs and download and execution of other malware. Worms such as Win32/Nuqel.BD can spread via email and copy itself to removable devices and shared folders. Web surfers may become infected with the Win32/Nuqel.BD by opening links from spam emails or download and run attached files from spam. The Win32/Nuqel.BD worm can place its files with 'Read Only' label in 'System32' and 'APPDATA' folder of Windows. Security analysts note that Win32/Nuqel.BD can insert a registry key in Windows to ensure that it will auto-start at every system boot-up. The Win32/Nuqel.BD worm can disable system utilities such as the Windows Task Manager, msconfig.exe, and regedit.exe. Computer users infected with the Win32/Nuqel.BD...

Posted on February 27, 2015 in Worms

Adware.Generic6.QDX

Computer users notified of the Adware.Generic6.QDX infection might want to know that it is a general name used by security solutions to specify adware. Security experts note that adware often arrives on PCs by bundling with free software installers that many users don't bother to handle via the 'Advanced' or 'Custom' option. The Adware.Generic6.QDX cyber threat may appear as a Browser Helper Object, an add-on and a browser extension depending on what web applications you have installed on your system. The Adware.Generic6.QDX can collect information about your favorite websites and preferred online resources in order to personalize the marketing materials presented to you. The Adware.Generic6.QDX might show pop-ups loaded with ads and banners that may cover your browser surface. If you want to secure your online activities and purge Adware.Generic6.QDX from your PC, you might want to...

Posted on February 27, 2015 in Adware

Search Better Ads

The Search Better browser tool by APN, LLC functions as a private ad platform that monetizes clicks on ads, and it is deemed by security researchers as adware. Search Better is another adware such as the RadioRage Toolbar , Local Crime Watcher Toolbar and EasyPDFCombine Toolbar that are connected to Ask.com. Adware developers often promote the services of Ask.com, and the Search Better adware may set Ask.com as your homepage and default search engine. Moreover, the Search Better adware might push advertisements in your web browser by using a browser extension, an add-on and a Browser Helper Object. The Search Better adware can be automatically installed on your PC during an 'Express' or 'Typical' installation of a freeware package. The ads by Search Better may take the form of pop-ups and pop-unders as well as contextual and transitional ads and banners. Many users might not...

Posted on February 27, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program
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