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Savings Season

Savings Season is considered to be an adware threat that may inject annoying ads with its affiliate advertising providers in an effort to serve a variety of advertisement types incorporating inline text links, banner and pop-ups. These advertisements may strive to market the installation of additional untrustworthy content incorporating Web browser toolbars, optimization applications and other tools, all so the author can benefit from this. Savings Season may interact with the PC by showing ads, involving without limitation by inserting into websites or showing over parts of such websites ads, banners or discount coupons that would not otherwise show up, converting words on websites the computer user views into hyperlinks that are associated with ads, communicating with the Savings Season servers to check for new offers, the placement of offers, the date and time the PC user installs...

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Adware

Downloader.Ajuxery

Downloader.Ajuxery is a Trojan that downloads other malware infections onto the affected PC. When Downloader.Ajuxery is launched, it creates a registry entry. Downloader.Ajuxery can connect to the distant locations. Downloader.Ajuxery then drops the potentially harmful file from one of the distant locations. Downloader.Ajuxery enables cybercriminals to gain remote unauthorized access and control of the contaminated computer system. Downloader.Ajuxery then creates the file to delete itself from the attacked computer system.

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Trojan Downloader

Infostealer.Neabolsa

Infostealer.Neabolsa is a Trojan that steals information from the corrupted PC. When Infostealer.Neabolsa is executed, it creates the potentially malicious files on the victimized computer system. Infostealer.Neabolsa may create a service with the specific properties. Infostealer.Neabolsa may create a registry subkey to register the service. Infostealer.Neabolsa then may add the registry entries. Infostealer.Neabolsa may also modify the registry entries. Infostealer.Neabolsa may collect information from the affected PC and transfer it to the remote locations.

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Trojans

Adware.Atuzi

AtuZi is adware that may be installed on a computer as a plug-in, add-on or browser extension on all the Web browsers installed on a PC. Adware.Atuzi may generate and embed non-stop advertisements on websites or hyperlink random words. When a PC user clicks somewhere on the website, adware may open pop-up windows and display advertisements with the text 'Ads by AtuZi'. Adware.Atuzi may gather the computer user's surfing information and use it for showing more associated advertisements pertaining to the PC user's Web searches and visited websites. Adware.Atuzi may access specific information on all websites the computer user visits. Adware.Atuzi may substitute search provider results in any popular search service and continuously redirect computer users to untrustworthy websites that may designed for commercial purposes. Adware.Atuzi may be produced to benefit from raised traffic of an...

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Adware

APlusGamer Toolbar

APlusGamer Toolbar, otherwise known as APlusGamer Internet Explorer Toolbar, is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) created by Mindspark Interactive Network. Throughout installation, APlusGamer Toolbar may create a startup registration point in Windows in order to be automatically launched when the PC user starts the computer system. After installation, APlusGamer Toolbar may add a Windows Service which is created to launch continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service may cause APlusGamer Toolbar to stop functioning properly. APlusGamer Toolbar may add a background controller service that is set to automatically load. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. APlusGamer Toolbar may embed a toolbar into Microsoft Internet Explorer. APlusGamer Toolbar may be generated to create and display non-stop ads and, thus, aim to benefit from...

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Bad Toolbars

Open Software Updater

Open Software Updater is a PUP (potentially unwanted program)/adware that may result in a variety of computer problems on a PC. Open Software Updater may be used for gathering the computer user's Internet surfing information such as the PC user's search requests, websites visited and time spent on those websites. Open Software Updater may then transmit these details to third-parties and use it for advertising and promotional or other unknown intentions. After installation, Open Software Updater may display targeted advertisements, in-text links and notifications with the goal to generate advertising income from clicks on advertisements. If the computer user clicks on these advertisements, he may get unwillingly rerouted to untrustworthy websites in an effort to raise their sales or page rank. Open Software Updater may propagate and access the computer as an optional program bundled...

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Possibly Unwanted Program

EasyLife Gadget

EasyLife Gadget is known to Web browser hijacker with adware capabilities that may substitute the default start page, search service or a new tab page with Search.easylifeapp.com. EasyLife Gadget may also make modifications to the content of websites visited by PC users in an effort to embed disturbing advertisements. EasyLife Gadget may gather information about the computer user's surfing routine and websites he has visited, which may be shared with third-parties and used for showing targeted ads and promotional and advertising material. The plug-in and other services of EasyLife Gadget may gather and store information pertaining to the websites computer users visit and their activities on those websites (Web browser type, time and date, click stream information, subject of ads clicked or scrolled over). Information collected by EasyLife Gadget may also incorporate sensitive details...

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

MyStart Apps

MyStart Toolbar, packaged with MyStart Apps is a potentially unwanted toolbar produced by Visicom Media (VMN). MyStart Apps may be installed into well-known Web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. MyStart Apps is an ad-supported application that is produced to probably show ads within the application itself and replace the Web browser's default start page and search service or a new tab window with a sponsored website. MyStart Apps may forcibly divert PC users to suspicious websites in an effort to raise traffic of these websites. MyStart Apps may strive to benefit from clicks on ads. MyStart Apps may gather surfing information of the computer user and later transfer and use it for targeted marketing intentions. MyStart Apps may be delivered and access the PC as an extra tool packaged with free software.

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Bad Toolbars

Secury-surf.com

Secury-surf.com is a questionable web search engine, which has no capability of providing computer users with search results associated with their online search queries they could believe despite that it may claim that it is powered by Yahoo or any other major search service. Secury-surf.com may be associated with browser hijackers and adware that may modify search results in any well-known search provider as well as Secury-surf.com. Browser hijackers and adware related to Secury-surf.com may forcibly divert PC users to Secury-surf.com and other unwanted websites that may be commercial and show intrusive pop-up ads and banners produced to potentially benefit from clicks on advertisements and raised website traffic. Browser hijackers and adware pertaining to Secury-surf.com may also display annoying pop-up ads and messages that may be linked to the computer user's surfing activity....

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Web.mappingdo.net

Web.mappingdo.net is an adware and browser hijacker related website, which may simulate a genuine update website; however, in truth, it may not work and may be produced with the goal to dupe computer users into downloading various computer threats. Web.mappingdo.net-associated PC infections may alter search results in any major search provider or any other website and continuously divert PC users to Web.mappingdo.net and other similar websites that may be commercial. After installation on the PC, security infections linked to Web.mappingdo.net may embed an unwanted toolbar on the Web browser. Adware and browser hijackers related to Web.mappingdo.net may also strive to deliver and show random pop-up advertisements and messages such as 'Your software may be out of date' encouraging computer users to download software updates, or the ones connected with the PC user's browsing routine on...

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Search-india.net

Search-india.net is a questionable adware and browser hijacker related website that may masquerade as a genuine and protected search service. Search-india.net encompasses icons of Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, eBay, and many other well-known websites so that computer users can directly access them. Since Search-india.net uses Google, Yahoo or Bing search, some search results computer users get from Search-india.net may be reliable. Search-india.net, through the use of adware, may display unwanted pop-up advertisements on a computer system carrying deals, offers and discount coupons for online shopping, and sponsored links within search results. Security threats such as adware and browser hijackers associated with Search-india.net may usually propagate and access the PC bundled together with other free programs that are made available for PC users for downloading on numerous suspicious...

Posted on April 23, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

PngToPPTConvrt

PngToPPTConvert is an ads-supported browser plug-in that may install itself on a Web browser with the purpose to display a variety of intrusive advertisements and pop-up notifications. After installation, PngToPPTConvert may be hard to uninstall from a PC since there may not be a 'Delete' button as other usual browser plug-ins have. PngToPPTConvert may automatically be enabled when it is installed, and it may not permit computer users to deselect the 'Enable' button since it might have been 'Installed by enterprise policy'. PngToPPTConvert may create and display in-text advertisements by hyperlinking random text displayed on the website the computer user visits, but it may also show banner advertisements, pop-up advertisements and discount coupons advertisements. If clicked on advertisements, PngToPPTConvrt may forcibly reroute PC users to unreliable websites. PngToPPTConvrt may be...

Posted on April 22, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

SaveriBox

SaveriBox is a JustPlug.It Web browser extension that may circulate via the WebPick InstalleRex download and install manager. In addition to be incorporated in various offer bundles of adware, the JustPlug.It cross-browser extension may run with a variety of components incorporating a Windows service, an auto-starting component and the browser toolbar/plug-in which is developed to insert advertisements in the Web browser in the form of banner ads, hyper-text links and pop-up advertisements. SaveriBox might take over current advertising on websites and embed affiliate codes in links as discount coupon offers. Throughout installation, SaveriBox may integrate itself in a folder with a random name in Program Files or ProgramData and each of the added files may also have a shared random created name. The ads that are shown by SaveriBox in the Web browser may encompass misleading...

Posted on April 22, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

WowCoupon

WowCoupon is adware that, after installation on a PC, may embed a browser extension, plug-in or add-on on a Web browser. WowCoupon may integrate itself into Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. WowCoupon may generate and show non-stop ads and notifications in major search providers such as Bing and Google. WowCoupon may integrate itself as a browser extension (BHO/plug-in) and run as a background process. WowCoupon may create an entry in Add or Remove Programs; however, deleting this entry might restrict WowCoupon from running, but may not restrict advertisements from showing. Upon installation, WowCoupon may show advertisements in search and various other websites that may use third-party advertising and replace these advertisements with its own. WowCoupon may use the InstalleRex download manager from WebPicks Holdings to install itself on the...

Posted on April 22, 2014 in Adware

DropIntoDeals

DropIntoDeals is a (PUP) potentially unwanted program produced by Engaging Apps. The unwanted browser add-on of DropIntoDeals may embed itself in Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The DropIntoDeals browser plug-in may propagate and integrate itself into a Web browser as an extra application packaged with free programs that PC users download and install from unreliable download websites. After installation, DropIntoDeals may create and display various repeated online ads containing interstitial, banner, discount coupon, in-text, video, and sponsored link advertisements. DropIntoDeals may trace the PC user's Internet surfing by recording information such as current location, IP address, Internet surfing (cookies, visited web addresses, websites viewed, entered search terms, and similar details), and other similar hardware and software...

Posted on April 22, 2014 in Potentially Unwanted Programs
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