Searchforfree.info

Posted: March 7, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Searchforfree.info is a fraudulent site that may use fake search results to redirect its traffic towards other attacks, such as Web hoaxes or threat installers. In the past, malware experts have seen multiple PC threats promoting Searchforfree.info through various exploits, including locking the computer user's homepage to the site. Visiting this site without significant browser security should be avoided. As usual, use your anti-malware tools to delete Searchforfree.info hijackers and other threats subverting your control over your software. The Cost of Taking Free Searches for...

Safestsearches.com

Posted: March 4, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Safestsearches.com is a browser hijacker site that has related components in the form of browser extensions that cause the Safestsearches.com page to load as your default home page. The related components of Safestsearches.com may change Internet settings, which proves it being a threat that you want to remove from your computer. Additionally, use of the Safestsearches.com site poses other issues where you are presented with several sponsored links or advertisements when you utilize the search functions of Safestsearches.com. The unwanted redirects from Safestsearches.com may lead to other...

FlashMail Ads

Posted: March 4, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
FlashMail Ads are advertisement pop-ups or banner ads that render at random when you are surfing the Internet. The FlashMail Ads may consist of various products and offers that may be closely related to items you have viewed on the Internet in the past. FlashMail Ads is able to monitor your web browser habits and track your browsing history to relay relevant ads only to gain your attention and make its pop-ups ads more enticing to click. Use of the FlashMail Ads by clicking on them will result in a site redirect where a page with questionable content may be loaded attempting to offer...

VBS:Agent-BNZ [Trj]

Posted: March 4, 2016 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
VBS:Agent-BNZ [Trj] is a dangerous computer Trojan horse that may have the ability to infiltrate a system remotely where remote hackers may be able to seek out data stored on the infected system's hard drive. Over time, a system infected with VBS:Agent-BNZ [Trj]may be vulnerable to attacks from remote hackers who want to steal personal information from the infected computer. The VBS:Agent-BNZ [Trj] threat may load and run in the background going undetected from the computer user. During this time, VBS:Agent-BNZ [Trj] may then load a boot of Windows and then perform unknown activities that...

Cerber Ransomware

Posted: March 4, 2016 | Category: Ransomware | Threat Level: 10/10
The Cerber Ransomware is a file encryptor that takes your data hostage for the sake of selling it back in return for Bitcoin currency. The general unreliability of this means of saving your files causes it to be discouraged as a solution when, instead, a sufficiently sound backup strategy can make the Cerber Ransomware's attacks relatively ineffectual. Due to the danger that the Cerber Ransomware poses to your system, data, and Web browser, malware analysts rate the Cerber Ransomware as a significant threat that should be uninstalled by dedicated anti-malware tools. Making Deals with...

Nicer Together Ads

Posted: March 4, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Nicer Together is another useless adware extension by the infamous software developer SuperWeb LLC. This company is well-known in the cyber security business for the poor quality of its products. Nicer Together may inject many unwanted commercial materials in the Web clients of users. If this adware attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, you may start encountering additional pop-ups and banners during all of your surfing sessions. You also may find suspiciously high amounts of hyperlinked words. There also may be interstitial or transitional ads that may...

OnClick

Posted: March 3, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
OnClick is an adware threat and an advertising platform that proves to be questionable in its actions of loading random ads on your computer. OnClick seems to go into action when you are surfing the Internet where random advertisement pop-ups will load and prove to be intrusive and annoying for most computer users. Additionally, some web browser applications may suffer from reduced performance due to the OnClick application or browser extensions running in the background. Many of the advertisements generated by OnClick may be enticing with various offers, discounts, and products related to...

Ip4.mapopti.net

Posted: March 3, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Ip4.mapopti.net is a browser hijacker and a website that may have components that change various settings within your web browser application. The Ip4.mapopti.net home page may not prove to be malicious. Though, use of links and sponsored links on Ip4.mapopti.net may cause redirects to other questionable sites that may later lead to the download of malware programs. In some cases, Ip4.mapopti.net may load up automatically set as the default homepage on various web browsers. In loading as a home page, Ip4.mapopti.net may have various components that are loaded on your system in the form of...

From Around The Web

Posted: March 3, 2016 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
From Around The Web is a potentially unwanted program that advertises abilities to assist computer users with shopping on the Internet. The From Around The Web program may provide various links, advertisements, and advice on finding items on the Internet. The From Around The Web program may act much like a plug-in component for your web browser that will then add other functions for seeking and searching for items. From Around The Web may cause redirects to load up other questionable sites that are related to shopping or viewing news items feed through various news or shopping sources....

Everalbum

Posted: March 3, 2016 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
Everalbum from Everalbum Inc. is a potentially unwanted program that may offer various services for managing and securing your photos on your computer. Everalbum isn't malware, though; use of Everalbum may present various issues as it is misleading and may force computer users to install other programs. Additionally, Everalbum may load pop-ups or notifications that prove to be annoying with its offers. The Everalbum program may force you into purchasing it after you go through the seven day trial period. Upon installing Everalbum, it may create several files within many different folders of...

FastInternet

Posted: March 3, 2016 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
FastInternet is a program that may be aggressively promoted as one that will supposedly boost system performance and speed up your ability to surf the Internet. We have found the FastInternet application, created by Dotdo, to offer various functions and improvements to your system but fail to deliver unless you purchase the application. After purchase, FastInternet may or may not deliver on its promised features. We have deemed FastInternet as a potentially unwanted application that is questionable in its actions and could lead to unwanted redirects or loading of randomized sites offering...

A.karmapeak.club

Posted: March 3, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
A.karmapeak.club is a mischievous site that may conduct random activities through malicious scripts. Loading the A.karmapeak.club page may cause pop-ups to load that promote various products and services that may be related to items you have viewed on your web browser in the past. In some cases, the A.karmapeak.club site may load automatically due to your browser having an unwanted extension installed. It is best that you seek help to remove all related extension or add-on components that are causing the A.karmapeak.club page to load. In some of our findings, we notice that...

Ffgogogo Browser

Posted: March 3, 2016 | Category: Possibly Unwanted Program | Threat Level: 1/10
Ffgogogo may not be a Web client that can compete with established Web clients in any way. It is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that may enter inconspicuously. The questionable application may then try to take advantage of the online actions of the user. Ffgogogo Browser may monetize your clicks on Web ads by transferring you to its partners. Ffgogogo may become your default browser automatically. The problems with this PUP may begin with the used distribution mechanisms. You may be surprised to find out that this questionable application has no official site. Even if you wish to...

Sale Planet Ads

Posted: March 3, 2016 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Sale Planet is suspicious adware developed by SuperWeb LLC, which may include additional commercial materials in the browsers. This software developer may stand behind dozens of similarly unreliable extensions. Their primary function is not to assist the users or improve their online shopping experience. The reason for the existence of Sale Planet and another adware by SuperWeb LLC is to cause page impressions on affiliated sites, which generates pay-per-click or pay-per-install commissions. Instead of making the surfing sessions of the person more productive or enjoyable, Sale Planet...

Backdoor.ExtenBro.AK

Posted: March 2, 2016 | Category: Backdoors
ExtenBro.AK is a backdoor Trojan that may cause all kinds of problems if it manages to infect a computer. ExtenBro.AK may be distributed with the assistance of fake browser and software updates whose purpose is to induce users into believing they are downloading a legitimate security program. However, upon execution of the infected file, users may allow the ExtenBro.AK backdoor Trojan to drop its threatening payload on their computers and start its harmful operations. ExtenBro.AK may allow cyber crooks to gain access to the user's computer configuration, Web browser settings, saved files,...

Angler Exploit Kit More Efficient in Spreading Malware Through Recent Updates

Posted: March 2, 2016 | Category: Cybersecurity
The famous Angler Exploit Kit , known for being a culprit in the spread of aggressive malware like recent encryption-type Ransomware threats, has become more efficient in its abilities to spread malware through recent updates. Exploit kits like Angler are specialized web-based applications that scan computers visiting websites for vulnerabilities. If any vulnerability is found, Angler Exploit Kit deploys methods to exploit the system and install malicious software. In most cases, the visited website has been compromised and is able to load the exploit kit without any indication to the...

Seekmx.com

Posted: March 2, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Seekmx.com is a Spanish search engine that may use browser hijackers to attract more visitors. However, the use of browser hijackers is a shady practice that anti-virus vendors despise, and that's why Seekmx.com is flagged as a suspicious website. The Seekmx.com browser hijacker may use deceptive marketing tricks to get to your computer, and afterward, it may make changes to your Web browser's configuration. Thankfully, the Seekmx.com hijacker isn't threatening, and it can't collect information from your computer, so you don't need to be worried about that. However, it may set Seekmx.com as...

Easydialsearch.com

Posted: March 2, 2016 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Easydialsearch.com may not be a search site that you should trust. Easydialsearch.com is closely related to a browser hijacker, so Easydialsearch.com may become the homepage of your Web clients automatically. Easydialsearch.com doesn't show more accurate results than Google or Bing. In fact, Easydialsearch.com relies on the databases of legit providers. Easydialsearch.com copies the majority of results from them. The problematic issue with Easydialsearch.com is that it may show sponsored links on the first few results pages. As a consequence, this unreliable site may take you towards...

Windows PC Backup Wizard

Posted: March 2, 2016 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
The Windows PC Backup Wizard is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that may promote itself through semi-invasive methods, such as persistent pop-ups. System changes associated with the Windows PC Backup Wizard have historically avoided being detected by most PC security products, and also may deliver content that blocks your screen or provides no UI controls. All PC owners uninterested in using this product should remove the Windows PC Backup Wizard or the side effects associated with its marketing by restarting and scanning their PCs with their updated security programs. The Windows...

BestArcadeHits

Posted: March 1, 2016 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
BestArcadeHits is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that may be installed on your computer automatically. PUPs like BestArcadeHits may utilize deceptive marketing techniques whose purpose is to trick people into agreeing to install software they may not want or need unknowingly. For example, BestArcadeHits may be advertised as a useful tool that allows users to access a long list of online games that are fun, engaging, and a great way to lighten your mood quickly. It's a fact that BestArcadeHits does work indeed, but free games will not be the only thing that its installation may bring....
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