EverRewards Ads

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
It is advisable neither to download EverRewards nor to register on its official page to prevent some problems. The application is adware, which may generate a lot of commercial materials. Most of the security experts describe similar ad-based extensions as annoying, but they also may create vulnerabilities in your system. This tool may attach in the shape of a common add-on towards all browsers that you have on the computer. EverRewards may be compatible with most versions of Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. Once the preparatory phase has been completed, and the adware...

VersaVideo Ads

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
VersaVideo is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) with adware capabilities that may have a pretty negative influence on your surfing sessions. The people who created VersaVideo claim that it will allow the PC users to download videos easily. This feature may indeed work as intended, but this PUP may possess too many unpleasant aspects. Due to them, the installation may not be worth it. There are two ways for VersaVideo to reach your PC. You may download VersaVideo intentionally from its official site, expecting VersaVideo to be of use to you. However, the application also may enter as part...

‘Wonderlandads.com’ Pop-Ups

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Wonderlandads.com is a Website associated with an adware campaign running as of December 2015, targeting all browsers without discriminating between brands. Although Wonderlandads.com adware has no more threatening functions than promoting its advertisements, these advertisements may endanger your browser with misleading or harmful content and provide no Web-browsing benefits. In consideration of these issues, malware experts recommend deleting Wonderlandads.com adware, hijackers and similar threats with your favorite anti-adware product. The Many Wonders of Unwanted Advertisements...

‘BSOD Error Code 0×80060402′ Pop-Ups

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
The 'BSOD Error Code 0x80060402' pop-ups are phishing attacks meant to expedite contact between a PC user and a con artist, who may claim to provide services related to computer security or repair. Although the potential problems arising from such circumstances are multitudinous, malware researchers tie the 'BSOD Error Code 0x80060402' pop-ups particularly to issues such as backdoor attacks and financial fraud. Removing the 'BSOD Error Code 0x80060402' pop-ups that have no correlations with visiting a particular Web page may require using dedicated anti-malware tools. The Error Code...

SoftwareBundler:Win32/Tillail

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 9/10
SoftwareBundler:Win32/Tillail is a bundler installer that may place additional, unwanted software onto your PC automatically. Although SoftwareBundler:Win32/Tillail and similar applications may distribute adware and other, low-level threats, they also may be exploited for real threats distribution. Malware researchers advise avoiding products that only install themselves through bundlers like SoftwareBundler:Win32/Tillail, and recommend using standard security solutions for removing SoftwareBundler:Win32/Tillail and its payloads from your computer. The Bundle of Products You Didn't Want...

‘Windows Firewall Security Damaged’ Pop-Ups

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
The 'Windows Firewall Security Damaged' pop-ups are phishing attacks that may display fake information about your PC's security. These pop-ups may ask you to contact a 'support' hotline, through which means a con artist may convince you into damaging your PC or transferring money in a fraudulent business transaction. Although they have no history of hosting toxic content more advanced than the above, loading the 'Windows Firewall Security Damaged' pop-ups is equivalent to loading a corrupted Website, and anti-malware products always should remove any threats responsible for triggering these...

’800-316-2052′ Pop-Ups

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
The '800-316-2052' pop-ups are fraudulent security alerts that may try to instigate contact between the PC user and a con artist posing as a support technician. These attacks may be part of plans to defraud you of money, hijack your bank accounts or gain access to your computer. In addition to using standard anti-malware tools for removing the '800-316-2052' pop-ups that reoccur, malware experts also would recommend avoiding all websites associated with the '800-316-2052' pop-ups, which may contain other, hazardous content that could trigger automatically. The New Con Artists...

RightTopDeals Ads

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
RightTopDeals Ads are claimed to be advertisements that may appear when you are surfing the internet. Most commonly, RightTopDeals Ads are displayed with offers for various products and discount deals for shopping on the internet. Use of the RightTopDeals Ads by clicking on them usually results in a redirect where your web browser application will load up another site where you may be offered additional products or discount coupon deals for items related to products you have viewed previously. The RightTopDeals Ads are able to perform these functions through tracking your internet history....

QuizScope Ads

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
QuizScope Ads are advertisements that may be customized to display certain content that is enticing to most computer users to garner the attention that leads to them clicking on the ad. The QuizScope Ads come in popup or banner formats when you are surfing the internet where they may display random products or supposed deals on items similar to those you have viewed in the pats on your web browser. QuizScope Ads are able to do this through gather of your web browser history or tracking your activities on the Internet. Using the QuizScope Ads by clicking on them is known to cause redirects...

BabyBrowse Ads

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
While attempting to learn how to take care of their newborn child, some parents may download a program called 'BabyBrowse.' Its developers assure PC users that they will receive useful tips for the upbringing of their kid. Although some of the advice may be useful, security experts don't recommend keeping BabyBrowse in the system. This extension is adware, so it may create various ads in addition to the tip messages. If you didn't install BabyBrowse voluntarily but still detect the noted ads, then the ad-based extension may have been brought by another program. We are not talking about a...

DatingDone Ads

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
If your browser starts showing 'Ads by DatingDone' out of nowhere, then it may be under the influence of adware. The application that may compromise your browser is a tiny extension with a size of only a few MB. You have no reason to install DatingDone voluntarily, but even if you want to, you may be unable to find DatingDone anywhere. The tool isn't hosted on the Chrome Web Store and analogous platforms. DatingDone also doesn't have an official site. Although you may never find this parasite if you search for it, DatingDone may find you pretty easily. The adware may rely on the...

Search.so-v.com

Posted: January 11, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Search.So-V.com is a low-quality search provider that may display misleading results to redirect the PC users to specific third-party sites. Its developers may use highly suspicious methods to promote it. They have created a browser hijacker, which infects the Web clients of the users and sets Search.So-V.com as their homepage. If you visit this questionable site from a clean machine and initiate a search, it will not show any results. Instead, Search.So-V.com will simply redirect you to Google. However, it is a very different story when the browser hijacker has taken control of Google...

CareerPronto Ads

Posted: January 9, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
CareerPronto is an adware plugin that promises to the PC users to help them find their dream jobs. CareerPronto is very similar to Blast Job and BlingJobs . Just like them, CareerPronto may rely on the bundling method primarily to enter. When you download some third-party freeware, it may suggest you install CareerPronto as a recommended bonus tool. If you perform the setup process via the 'Quick' menu, you may load all components in the bundle simultaneously without having the opportunity to deselect the ones you don't need. To do so, CareerPronto may create a plugin in each of the...

Crunch Travel Ads

Posted: January 9, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Crunch Travel is adware that is remarkably similar to Ahoy Traveler . This tool may inject a series of commercial materials straight into your browser. Crunch Travel may be applied to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Moreover, Crunch Travel doesn't affect your default browsers solely but all available Web clients. Crunch Travel may be downloaded easily from its official site, but hardly anyone does so. The developers of the adware prefer to spread it in a set with other free applications, which may be legit. They use this method, which is called 'bundling,' because...

Top US Data Breaches and Hacks of 2015

Posted: January 8, 2016 | Category: Cybersecurity
With the year 2015 in our review mirror, we look to 2016 being a year full of surprises when it comes to computer and internet security. In knowing how fast technology is moving and the perpetual growth of data on the internet, it is inevitable that we will witness major data breaches and hacker attacks on large entities this year. Taking a look back, if it teaches us anything, 2015 was a year for the record books as there were several notable data breaches and hacks that deserve a mention in our Top Data Breaches list for 2015 below.

‘RSA 4096’ Ransomware

Posted: January 8, 2016 | Category: Ransomware
The 'RSA 4096' Ransomware is a file encryption Trojan that prevents its victims from accessing their files to ransom those files in exchange for money, such as a predesignated Bitcoin fee. Although the 'RSA 4096' Ransomware may or may not represent its actions as being within the boundaries of a lawful entity, the 'RSA 4096' Ransomware is an illicit program, and you should ignore its recommendations on restoring your data. Malware researchers see no reason to advocate any action other than the standard response to threat infections, which should be to take any steps needed to prevent the...

FBI Warns of Potential Data Breach Affecting 320,000 Time Warner Cable Customers

Posted: January 8, 2016 | Category: Cybersecurity
You have to give credit when it is due to various law enforcement agencies and security experts when the discovery of a data breach is made in time to warn all those affected. In another case of law enforcement assisting the masses with a potential security breach issue, the FBI has recently warned Time Warner Cable that information of about 320,000 customers may have been compromised. In what appears to be a data leak, the information of many Time Warning Cable has arrived in the hands of computer hackers and cybercrooks today. Time Warner has responded to several media outlets that...

Ahoy Traveler Ads

Posted: January 8, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Ahoy Traveler is adware that may generate various pop-ups, banners, interstitial ads and videos, and injects them in the Web pages you open. As you may expect from its name, Ahoy Traveler promises to show you various travel deals and cheap plane tickets. However, the commercial materials that you will encounter may not be limited to travel offers. Ahoy Traveler may adjust the advertised products and services by taking into consideration your recent searches and overall surfing history. Initially, you may indeed expect the adware to help you find good deals. However, soon enough you may...

Error-254325345234523454343586.xyz

Posted: January 8, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
If your Web client opens Error-254325345234523454343586.xyz automatically and you see worrying pop-ups about a threat infection, you should know that a harmful add-on has taken control of your browsers. Although you are indeed infected, the messages that you see do not correspond to the truth. The browser hijacker has only one function, which is to cause frequent redirections to Error-254325345234523454343586.xyz. It may set Error-254325345234523454343586.xyz as the homepage of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Moreover, the corrupted extension may load the unsafe domain...

Webveil Browser

Posted: January 8, 2016 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
Webveil Browser is an unreliable Internet client created on the popular Chromium platform. The Chromium project offers the source code of Google Chrome to enthusiasts who want to make their own browsers. However, we can safely assume that Webveil Browser has been launched for the benefits of its developers rather than the clients. This application comes with a range of unpleasant features, so the experts define it as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). Although Webveil Browser is promoted as a secure and fast tool, its feedback is primarily negative. First of all, you may be unable to...
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