Trojan:Win32/Kilaservos.A

Posted: April 24, 2014 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
Trojan:Win32/Kilaservos.A is a Trojan that can avoid detection and removal from numerous anti-virus software. If removed successfully from a PC, Trojan:Win32/Kilaservos.A can repeatedly infect a computer system. After installation on the computer system, Trojan:Win32/Kilaservos.A makes changes to the computer by downloading malicious files and creating registry entries in crucial sections of the PC. Trojan:Win32/Kilaservos.A can lead to program and system data damage, reduce PC performance by slowing its running, cause system errors and malfunctioning of various programs....

Gerbillio

Posted: April 24, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
Gerbillio is a potentially unwanted program (PUP)/adware that may urge PC users to use its software services by trying to attract computer users with the slogan 'Search smarter with Gerbillio'. At first glance, Gerbillio may look like a helpful tool but, in reality, it may be an annoying application. Once installed, Gerbillio may generate and show unwanted pop-up, in-text, search and other type advertisements and commercial messages on a PC carrying the 'Start Now!' button. If the PC user clicks the button, he may unknowingly allow to download and install other threats on the computer....

Gameo

Posted: April 24, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
Gameo is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that may urge computer users to use its affiliated advertising website by saying 'Join the fun now!'. Gameo may claim that its gaming website is the easiest way to discover and play free games on a PC. Gameo may circulate and install itself on a PC as an extra tool packaged with freeware that computer users download and install from questionable download websites. Once installed on a computer system, Gameo may hijack a Web browser and cause unwanted browser redirects to unreliable websites. Gameo may generate and show annoying pop-up ads and...

‘The Video Player Out Of Date’ Pop-Up

Posted: April 24, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
'The Video Player Out Of Date' is a tricky pop-up message that may be used to install various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) and adware on a PC. 'The Video Player Out Of Date' pop-up may also indicate that the PC has been already infected with security threats such as adware or PUPs. The misleading 'The Video Player Out Of Date' pop-up may offer a computer user to download and install the latest version of a Flash Player. If a PC user decides to download and install the said application by clicking the button in the phony 'The Video Player Out Of Date' pop-up message, he may...

Trojan.Zekos

Posted: April 24, 2014 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
Trojan.Zekos, also known as Trojan.Patched.Zekos, is a Trojan that can play audio ads in the system background without a PC user's consent. Trojan.Zekos can enter the PC surreptitiously without asking the computer user's authorization. Trojan.Zekos allows attackers to gain full remote access and control of the targeted computer system. Upon installation, Trojan.Zekos can make changes on the PC by dropping malicious files or modifying the Windows Registry. Trojan.Zekos can connect to a command and control server to receive instructions for further actions on the corrupted PC. Trojan.Zekos...

Downloader.AUO

Posted: April 24, 2014 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
Downloader.AUO is a Trojan downloader that can download and install other malware infections on a compromised PC. Downloader.AUO can enter a computer system without a victim's permission and knowledge. Downloader.AUO can load automatically every time a PC is started. Downloader.AUO allows attackers to obtain remote unauthorized access and control of the infected computer. Downloader.AUO can proliferate through malicious websites, unsafe downloads and spam email attachments. Downloader.AUO can be hard to find and uninstall from the affected PC by numerous security software. Downloader.AUO...

BringMeApps Toolbar

Posted: April 24, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
BringMeApps Toolbar is an unwanted plug-in/potentially unwanted program (PUP), which may install itself onto the computer system as an extra program bundled with other freeware that computer users can download from unprotected download websites. BringMeApps Toolbar may also work as a browser hijacker and unwillingly divert computer users to untrustworthy websites. BringMeApps Toolbar may urge PC users to visit other questionable websites that are not associated with their search requests in any genuine search provider. Once installed on the computer system, BringMeApps Toolbar may alter...

MyStart Apps

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
MyStart Toolbar, bundled with MyStart Apps is a potentially unwanted toolbar developed by Visicom Media (VMN). MyStart Apps may install itself into popular Web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. MyStart Apps is an ad-supported program that is created to possibly display advertisements within the program itself and change the Web browser's default home page and search engine or a new tab page with an affiliated website. MyStart Apps may unwillingly redirect computer users to unwanted websites in an attempt to boost traffic of these websites. MyStart Apps...

EasyLife Gadget

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
EasyLife Gadget is considered to be an adware-based web browser hijacker that may alter the default home page, search engine or a new tab window with Search.easylifeapp.com. EasyLife Gadget may also make changes to the content of websites visited by computer users in order to insert unwanted ads. EasyLife Gadget may collect certain information about the PC user's online activity and websites he has visited, which may be shared with third-parties and used for delivering targeted advertisements and showing promotional and marketing material. The plug-in and other services of EasyLife Gadget...

Secury-surf.com

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Secury-surf.com is a suspicious search provider, which may be connected with browser hijackers and adware that may take over the Web browser and lead to repeated diversions to Secury-surf.com and other similar questionable websites that may be commercial. At first glance, Secury-surf.com may appear as a real and protected search service by stating that it is powered by Yahoo or any other well-known search provider; however, in fact, it is not able to give computer users trustworthy and safe search results pertaining to their Web search queries. If any browser hijackers and adware linked to...

Web.mappingdo.net

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Web.mappingdo.net is known to be an untrustworthy website that may be associated with adware and browser hijackers. These threats may create and display intrusive pop-up advertisements and notifications such as the 'Your software may be out of date' message on a computer system. Security threats such as adware and browser hijackers related to Web.mappingdo.net may lead to a variety of undesired computer problems. Security infections linked to Web.mappingdo.net may commonly spread and install on the computer system through bundled free programs that PC users can download from download...

Savings Season

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Savings Season is known to be adware that may embed unwanted advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in an attempt to serve numerous ad types involving inline text links, banner and pop-ups. These ads may aim to advertise the installation of additional unreliable content involving Web browser toolbars, optimization tools and other software. This designed to generate advertising revenue. Savings Season may interact with the computer by displaying advertisements; incorporating without limitation by embedding into websites or displaying over parts of such websites advertisements;...

Open Software Updater

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
Open Software Updater is a potentially unwanted program (PUP)/adware that may lead to numerous PC problems on a computer system. Open Software Updater may be used for collecting the PC user's online browsing information such as the computer user's search queries, websites visited and time spent on those websites. Open Software Updater may transfer this data to third-parties and use it for commercial or other unknown purposes. Once installed, Open Software Updater may show targeted ads, in-text links and messages with the aim to benefit from ad clicks. If the PC user clicks on these ads, he...

Search-india.net

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Search-india.net is a homepage domain that provides articles, prominent website links and a Google-based search field. Although Search-india.net is not a threatening domain, malware researchers have seen recent, unwanted browser modifications causing redirects to Search-india.net. The sources of all Search-india.net browser hijackers are under investigation, but for now, you should use anti-malware tools to remove the software that's forcing your browser to load Search-india.net automatically, and interact with Search-india.net only with caution. Why It's not Just India that Encounters...

Infostealer.Neabolsa

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
Infostealer.Neabolsa is a Trojan that may steal information from the infected computer. Once loaded, Infostealer.Neabolsa may create malicious files on the contaminated computer system. Infostealer.Neabolsa may create a service with particular properties. Infostealer.Neabolsa may then create the registry subkey to register the service. Infostealer.Neabolsa may add registry entries. Infostealer.Neabolsa may also make other modifications to the Windows Registry. Infostealer.Neabolsa may gather information from the targeted computer system and transmit it to remote locations.

Downloader.Ajuxery

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 7/10
Downloader.Ajuxery is a Trojan downloader that downloads other malware threats onto the affected computer. Once Downloader.Ajuxery is executed, it creates a registry entry. Downloader.Ajuxery connects to remote locations. Then, Downloader.Ajuxery downloads potentially malicious files from one of the remote locations. Downloader.Ajuxery allows attackers to obtain full remote access and control of the compromised PC. Downloader.Ajuxery creates a file to delete itself from the contaminated computer.

AtuZi

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
AtuZi is an adware threat that may install itself on a PC as a browser plug-in, add-on or browser extension on all the Web browsers installed on a computer. Adware.Atuzi may create and inject unwanted ads on websites or hyperlink random words. When a computer user clicks somewhere on the website, adware may open pop-up windows and show 'Ads by AtuZi'. Adware.Atuzi may collect the PC user's browsing information and use it for displaying more related ads based on the computer user's online searches and visited websites. Adware.Atuzi may access particular information on the websites the PC...

FlowSurf

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
FlowSurf is a potentially unwanted program (PUP)/adware that may enter a computer system, or it may be installed on a PC as an extra program packaged with free software. FlowSurf may interfere with a PC user's browsing activity by displaying unwanted ads containing various discount coupon offers and deals or affiliate links for online purchases, among search results in any popular search engine. FlowSurf may continuously divert a computer user to questionable websites that may be designed for advertising purposes. FlowSurf may be produced with the goal to generate advertising revenue from...

KnowTheBible Toolbar

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
The KnowTheBible Toolbar is a browser add-on that provides Bible verse lookup features, but also hijacks your browser's search engine in a manner that's typical of a variant of MyWebSearch . Search results procured through the KnowTheBible Toolbar rarely are threatening but may be inaccurate or include affiliate links to third-party sponsors, which makes the prolonged use of the KnowTheBible Toolbar's search 'feature' a questionable decision. Malware researchers currently classify the KnowTheBible Toolbar as a Potentially Unwanted Program, and recommend deleting the KnowTheBible Toolbar...

APlusGamer Toolbar

Posted: April 23, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
APlusGamer Toolbar, also known as APlusGamer Internet Explorer Toolbar, is a potentially unwanted program produced by Mindspark Interactive Network. Throughout setup, APlusGamer Toolbar may create a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically load when the computer user boots the PC. Upon installation, APlusGamer Toolbar may add a Windows Service which is created to start repeatedly in the background. Manually stopping the service may cause APlusGamer Toolbar to stop operating properly. APlusGamer Toolbar may add a background controller service that is set to...
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