Grandmotherbed.country

Posted: February 6, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Grandmotherbed.country is an adware-related pop-up that is generated due to an adware infection or PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) installation. Users might get infected with adware or install PUPs when downloading free programs from the Internet since they are often bundled with such unwanted applications. When your system is infected, you might be presented with pop-ups from Grandmotherbed.country. Pop-up ads by Grandmotherbed.country are not only annoying, but they are also based on your online preferences (often visited websites and online history). Ads by Grandmotherbed.country are...

Thrillturkey.country

Posted: February 6, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Thrillturkey.country may appear on your computer in the shape of irritating pop-up windows. Typically, users might notice such pop-ups being displayed after they have installed a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) or due to an adware infection. Once your system is infected, Thrillturkey.country pop-ups are being displayed and may disrupt your browsing experience due to excessive advertisements popping up. Annoying ads by Thrillturkey.country are known to cause redirections to affiliated websites. Thrillturkey.country may also download and install more unwanted applications to your system...

’800-903-9692′ Scam Message

Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Computer security experts advise users to ignore if they are prompted to call this phone number: 800-903-9692. This is another scam message that is designed to scare users into thinking there is something wrong with their computer. Calling the support hotline may be free, but fixing your computer most certainly is not. Additionally, technicians coming from the hotline 800-903-9692 are trying to scam unsuspecting users to pay for a computer solution they don't need. Such windows may be displayed due to free applications download; it is simply one of those annoying pop-ups.

Advertiser Connection

Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Advertiser Connection is the kind of Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that brings plenty of unwanted commercial advertisements and has adware capabilities. PUPs and adware are mainly distributed using a bundling marketing technique. In case your system has already been infected, the PUP may attract more of its kind. Once Advertiser Connection is installed, you may notice banners, coupons, discounts and other pop-up ads displayed while you browse. Your computer might become rather sluggish due to a higher CPU consumption that is a typical PUP feature.

Match Pal Ads

Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Match Pal is classified a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that is commonly bundled with other free programs in a pay-per-install-based bundle. There are various ways for users to download and install a PUP such as Match Pal, but typically, it is due to lack of attention when downloading freeware. PUPs and adware applications are often bundled with other freeware. Additionally, users are not paying attention and do not read the EULA (End User License Agreement) carefully, thus they end up with Match Pal. After installation, this PUP may provide hundreds of annoying advertisements that may...

Bestapp301.us

Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Adware infections and PUP installations are the typical reason for seeing BestApp301.us pop-ups. Your system might get infected with a potentially unwanted applications and adware by downloading free programs. Often, free software is bundled with adware-related content and PUPs that may only seem useful. A BestApp301.us pop-up message requires users to download and install a certain software update; it may be a Flash Player update, for example. However, computer security experts advise users not to download the update. In reality, users end up with nothing more than a computer infection...

’888-702-3606′ Scam Message

Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
In case you are prompted to call this phone number 1-888-702-3606, it is highly likely that your computer has been infected with adware or a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). In the majority of cases, users get infected with PUPs or adware when downloading other free applications, both programs are delivered via download and install managers in a pay-per-install-based bundle. Once installed, the PUP or adware related application starts making changes to your computer and displaying this fake alert message is one of them. The alert states as follows: "System At Risk!! Due to...

Better-Fox-Finder

Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: Adware
Better-Fox-Finder is yet another adware threat that is distributed using bundling marketing methods. Users might unintentionally install Better-Fox-Finder browser extension due to Better-Fox-Finder being often bundled with other free software. Such bundles are mostly based on a pay-per-install basis so that unwanted applications get installed easily. After users install Better-Fox-Finder, their online experience may not be enhanced, on the contrary - several irritating advertisements might be displayed and redirecting to other unwanted websites might occur as well. Additionally,...

QuickShop

Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: Adware
QuickShop is another adware-related browser add-on or extension that pretends to enhance users' online shopping experience. In reality, QuickShop adware application is created for the purpose of monetization. Adware extensions such as QuickShop only claim to bring you the best offers and discounts for products, only to make you click the thousands of generated advertisements. Ads by QuickShop may cause redirects to potentially harmful domains that may also download additional unwanted applications. Additionally, adware applications like QuickShop are known to present user-orientated ads...

OnlineLowDeals

Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: Adware
OnlineLowDeals is an adware-supported web browser extension or add-on that users may download to obtain the best online shopping experience, but OnlineLowDeals may have an adverse effect on your system. Users may find OnlineLowDeals app within a third-party download and install manager. It is quite often that such download managers provide the desired free software, bundled with a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) or adware related software. This is a widely-spread distribution method used by adware creators for generating income as those bundles are based on a pay-per-install advertising...

DownLite

Posted: February 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
DownLite is classified a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) with adware symptoms developed by DownLite Inc. At first glance, DownLite may seem like a useful download manager (peer-to-peer file sharing application). DownLite also claims to provide the easiest and fastest way to download hosted files and offer users additional plug-ins that can play almost any type of file. Users may acquire applications such as DownLite by downloading other freeware and installing both software as part of a bundling deal. In addition, users might also download DownLite from its official website at...

DropDrans

Posted: February 4, 2015 | Category: Trojans
DropDrans is classified a trojan infection that has the capability of installing additional malware to your system. Trojans like DropDrans are famous for infiltrating a computer silently and consuming a large portion of a system's resources. Users might also observe plenty of intrusive online advertisements generated by DropDrans that may disrupt your normal browsing activities. It is possible to get infected with trojans like DropDrans by visiting malicious websites, by opening spam email attachments and also by downloading free applications. Computer security specialists advise users to...

FlashBeat

Posted: February 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
FlashBeat is yet another Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that claims to enhance your online experience. FlashBeat pretends to render graphics, text and other content in your web browsers, but these seemingly useful features are sands in your eyes. The real purpose behind applications such as FlashBeat is to generate user-orientated advertisements like coupons, offers, and discount pop-ups and thus gain on the back of users. FlashBeat may also install a browser extension or add-on that immediately starts collecting information about your browsing activities and later utilize the collected...

Pcfixing3.info

Posted: February 4, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
If you see alert messages by Pcfixing3.info, then your system is most likely infected with an adware application, or you may have installed a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). Alerts by Pcfixing3.info are in the shape of annoying new tabs in your browsers. Pcfixing3.info may also be a result of an adware extension. In case you system has been infected, you may often observe redirects to affiliated websites. Pcfixing3.info might also alter your homepage and search engine provider and display plenty of irritating commercial ads. Additionally, users may notice a decrease in system...

Clock Hand

Posted: February 4, 2015 | Category: Adware
Clock Hand is an adware-supported web browser add-on or extension designed and created by SuperWeb LLC. If you see advertisements by Clock Hand, computer security specialists advise utilizing a legitimate anti-malware tool for removing it. Clock Hand is the kind of adware application that is typically bundled with another free program in a pay-per-install-based bundle. Users are advised to read carefully the EULA (End User License Agreement) before installing any applications on their system. Infection with Clock Hand would cause plenty of offers, promo codes, discounts, etc. to be...

Diriginal.info

Posted: February 4, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Diriginal.info is related to adware that causes your browsers to display endless pop-ups by Diriginal.info in your browser. Users may get infected with adware applications easily by downloading free programs that are often bundled with adware-related applications or PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs). By displaying multiple annoying advertisements to sites like Diriginal.info, adware might redirect users to other websites with potentially malicious nature and thus provide online traffic for them and distribution of other threats. Adware is capable of collecting information related to your...

SoftPulse

Posted: February 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
SoftPulse is classified a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). Such applications are not viruses or trojans, they are programs with questionable features and may seem beneficial to users. In reality, PUPs such as SoftPulse may display plenty of annoying commercial ads in your browser, change your homepage and default search engine, etc. All the results by SoftPulse unwanted application are in favor of third party websites, and a means for monetization. Ads generated by SoftPulse are based on your browsing history and habits. Thus, users would be more likely to click these ads and get...

Web Zoom Ads

Posted: February 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Web Zoom is a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) created by WebZoom Ltd. Potentially unwanted applications like Web Zoom are distributed in various ways. Users may download and install PUPs such as Web Zoom unintentionally when downloading other free programs. They are presented in a pay-per-install-based bundle, and the unwanted application often claims to be a useful system optimizing tool. Typically, when users install freeware, they tend to overlook details displayed during the installation process. Suddenly, while web browsing multiple commercial advertisements may appear displayed by...

PC Mechanic 2015

Posted: February 3, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
PC Mechanic 2015 is a PUP that alleges to fix, clean and boost the performance of your computer. PC Mechanic 2015 is a product by Uniblue and another 'optimization' tool that users believe it will help them have a better operating system. Customarily, applications such as PC Mechanic 2015 are promoted via pay-per-install based bundles along other free programs. After being installed on a computer, PC Mechanic 2015 will try to lure its user performing automatic scans that will present results claiming to have found various problems. Gullible computer users may get scared by the huge amount...

Premierads.net

Posted: February 3, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Premierads.net is associated with a browser hijacker that is prone to displaying random pop-up advertisements or providing links to special offers or discounts on the Internet. In some cases, the Premierads.net page may be set as your default home page. Additionally, a browser hijacker could cause redirects to other sites that have questionable content or offer various downloads that could end up being malicious in some form. The annoyances of Premierads.net may overshadow anything that it offers, even if it seems to be discounted products over the Internet. It is important to eliminate the...
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