TakeTheCoupon

Posted: May 21, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
TakeTheCoupon is an adware threat that may display unwanted advertisements when PC users are using search engines such as Bing and Google and numerous other popular websites that use third-party advertising. In Google Chrome, TheCoupon may install itself as a browser extension and in Internet Explorer it may load as a process and a Browser Helper Object (BHO). TakeTheCoupon may also add itself as a Windows add-on. TakeTheCoupon may create an entry in the Add or Remove Programs of the Control Panel; however, deleting this entry might prevent it from running, but may not prevent ads from...

Start Search

Posted: May 21, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Start Search is a browser hijacker that may hijack a Web browser and change the default browser settings on a computer. Start Search may cause unwanted browser redirects to Start-search.com. Start-search.com is an unreliable search engine. Once Start Search is installed on a computer system, it may attempt to make a PC user visit affiliated websites via changed search results in any popular search provider and generate and show intrusive pop-up ads. Start Search may attempt to help its creators generate advertising revenue from clicks on ads and raised Internet traffic. Start Search may...

HQ-V-Pro

Posted: May 21, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
HQ-V-Pro is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) created by Kimahari Software Inc. The HQ-V-Pro browser plug-in may declare to improve a computer user's YouTube and other video streaming websites quality by configuring videos to the highest available quality. The HQ-V-Pro add-on may also be categorized as adware. HQ-V-Pro may propagate and integrate itself into Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox as optional tools bundled with free software. After installation, the HQ-V-Pro browser extension may reduce the Web browser's performance and generate...

DefaultTab

Posted: May 21, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
DefaultTab is a search engine hijacker or program that redirects your browser's searches to arbitrary search sites. With results that are unlikely to be accurate or safe and a history of being difficult to uninstall, DefaultTab is a shining example of a Potentially Unwanted Program that does more harm than good to your browser, regardless of its marketing assertions. Deleting DefaultTab with a dependable PC security product is the resolution to DefaultTab's issues most often recommended by malware analysts. When Your 'Default' Tab isn't Always Your Best One DefaultTab is a...

Rextrk.com

Posted: May 21, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Rextrk.com is a Web 'tracking' domain: a website that monitors online traffic flow, in most cases, traffic related to online advertising networks. Although previously listed for suspicious activity related to spamming, Rextrk.com's current reputation appears to be semi-clean – with the notable exception of being involved in browser hijacks promoting itself alongside other advertising websites. Although unlikely to be a deliberate source of harm to your computer, Rextrk.com may have the potential to harm your Web-browsing experience through pop-ups, redirects and other issues, all of which...

Adware.SearchSnacks

Posted: May 21, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Search Snacks is an adware program that may state to make Internet searching and text translation tasks faster and easier by displaying in-page translation and search results using the Bing search engine of any selected text. Search Snacks may be installed on Web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Search Snacks may spread and enter a PC as an optional tool bundled with free software that PC users download from suspicious download websites. Search Snacks may generate and display numerous search, banner, and pop-up ads such as 'Powered by Search Snacks',...

Adware.Barnyard Deals

Posted: May 21, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Adware.Barnyard Deals is adware that may be installed on a PC without a computer user's permission or as an additional application packaged with freeware that PC users can download and install from untrustworthy download websites. Adware.Barnyard Deals may result in a variety of issues when PC users browse online. Adware.Barnyard Deals may generate and display non-stop in-text hyperlink advertisements and pop-up advertisements encompassing a variety of sale deals, offers and discount coupons for online shopping on the websites the computer user visits. Adware.Barnyard Deals may lead to...

Tiptopsoft.org

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Tiptopsoft.org is an ad-supported website, which may be used to disperse a variety of PC infections with the help of associated adware threats and browser hijackers. Adware and browser hijackers connected with Tiptopsoft.org may cause constant browser diversions to insecure websites including Tiptopsoft.org that may display random pop-up ads and notifications such as the one offering to install or get an update for FLV Player on the PC. The pop-up from Tiptopsoft.org may specify that the PC is infected with potentially unwanted programs or adware. Websites such as Tiptopsoft.org were...

PUP/TSUploader

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
PUP/TSUploader is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) with adware functionalities, which may occur on a computer system as a potentially unwanted toolbar. PUP/TSUploader may be able to take over all major Web browsers that can be found installed on a PC. The main symptom, which may indicate that PUP/TSUploader may be installed on the computer, is constant pop-up messages about discount coupons, offers and other sales and deals. The creators of the offers and deals delivered by PUP/TSUploader may aim to gain profit by continuously rerouting PC users to suspicious websites that may pay...

HDS-TOTAL

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
HDS-TOTAL is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that may be advertised and spread to computers as an additional application via unsafe downloads of other free software. HDS-TOTAL may include adware and browser hijacker capabilities and have a variety of unclear goals. During the setup process of any freeware, PC users may likely be encouraged to install HDS-TOTAL on their computer systems. Upon installation on the computer system, HDS-TOTAL may modify the default browser and system settings. HDS-TOTAL may replace the custom start page and search engine or a new tab window with a...

erezMonetization

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
erezMonetization is adware that may be created to show unwanted pop-up advertisements when PC users are using major search provider websites. erezMonetization may install itself as a browser extension, plug-in, add-on or a Browser Helper Object (BHO) in Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. After installation, erezMonetization may display random pop-up ads and messages if the PC user searches online by adding them in search results of any legitimate search engine and various other popular websites that may use third-party advertising. The pop-up...

Fpro

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Fpro, also known as Ads by Fpro, is an adware threat that may be created to display intrusive advertisements on a PC. Fpro may use advertisements and notifications to promote various online products and services. Fpro may show ads including offers, discount coupons, savings, deals, and similar online bargains. The ads delivered by Fpro may show up on a Web browser as pop-up, pop-under, sidebar ads, and contextual links. Fpro may target Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. The ads of Fpro may only emerge if it finds out that a computer user is...

Savings Champion

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
Savings Champion is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that is produced by Smart Apps. Savings Champion may carry browser hijacker and adware functionalities that may help alter the default start page, search service or a new tab window on the PC without the computer user's authorization. Savings Champion may affect and integrate itself into Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari Web browsers. Savings Champion may spread and install itself on the computer system as an additional application packaged with free software or other third-party programs that PC users...

‘System32.repair (Fast Fix 123)’ Pop-up

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
'System32.repair (Fast Fix 123)' is a fake pop-up notification carrying the text 'When was your last computer scan' that may be produced with the purpose to trick computer users into thinking that numerous security threats or PC problems were found on their machines. 'System32.repair (Fast Fix 123)' Pop-up is included in an online fraud that may aim to persuade PC users to call a bogus online technical support service that is, of course, paid. 'System32.repair (Fast Fix 123)' Pop-up may advise computer users to dial 1(800) 820-1685. Making a call to the support number or any similar online...

‘When Was Your Last Virus Scan?’ Pop-up

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
'When Was Your Last Virus Scan?' is a bogus pop-up alert that may be created with the aim to mislead PC users into thinking that various PC threats or computer problems were detected on their machines. 'When Was Your Last Virus Scan?' Pop-up is a part of an online fraud that may try to persuade computer users to call a fake online technical support service that is, of course, paid. 'When Was Your Last Virus Scan?' Pop-up may advise PC users to dial 1(800) 820-1685. Making a call to the support number or any similar online support provided by 'When Was Your Last Virus Scan?' Pop-up may cost...

Max-start.com

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Max-start.com is a questionable website that may be linked to a Max Start Search browser hijacker. The Max Start Search browser hijacker may change the custom homepage, search engine or a new tab page with Max-start.com without a computer user's permission. Max Start Search may target Web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. Max Start Search may be distributed and install itself on the PC as an extra program bundled with free software. Max Start Search may embed an unwanted add-on, plug-in or browser extension that may be used to show intrusive...

Lpmxbox600.com

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Lpmxbox600.com is a questionable website which may be connected with browser hijackers and adware that may spread and install itself onto the computer system as optional tools bundled with free applications that are available for download on unsafe download websites. Browser hijackers and adware related to Lpmxbox600.com may be integrated into Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox Web browsers without the computer user's approval. Security threats associated with Lpmxbox600.com may substitute the default homepage and search service with Lpmxbox600.com, or open it as a new tab...

Oursearching.com

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Oursearching.com is an adware and browser hijacker website, which may imitate a real online search provider; however, in reality, it doesn't operate and may be linked to security infections. These security threats may alter search results in any well-known search provider and continuously reroute PC users to Oursearching.com and other similar websites that may be commercial. Upon installation on the PC, computer infections pertaining to Oursearching.com may insert an unwanted toolbar on the Web browser. Adware and browser hijackers related to Oursearching.com may also strive to deliver and...

Snappy Image

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
Snappy Image is adware particularly known for modifying the content of unrelated pages to force them to display links to advertising affiliates. Even though its techniques are not quite as visually obtrusive as those of many other adware-based add-ons, Snappy Image does pose a threat to the safety of your Web-surfing experience and holds no benefits for anyone who allows Snappy Image to stay installed. As with similar cases of other adware, malware researchers find it safest to uninstall Snappy Image through the use of security tools designed to target advertising programs and other...

Adware.Applon

Posted: May 20, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Adware.Applon is adware that may declare to provide PC users with a variety of online deals and offers while they are shopping online. Adware.Applon may circulate and enter a PC without a computer user's permission or as an optional tool packaged with free software. Once Adware.Applon is installed on the computer system, it may make system modifications and download its own components on all Web browsers installed on the PC. When the computer user opens and uses Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or other major Web browsers, Adware.Applon may start showing unwanted pop-up...
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