BitAccelerator

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
BitAccelerator, or Adware.BitAccelerator, is considered as a Possibly Unwanted Program by security experts due to the various problems BitAccelerator's presence may create to the computers that are housing its application. BitAccelerator installs as a browser plugin on the most popular Web browsers available such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. BitAccelerator may be installed by the computer user, but its most preferred technique is being bundled with third parties free applications. BitAccelerator was developed to publicize sponsored services and products by...

Lights Off

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Adware
Lights Off is an adware application that may start displaying numerous, unwanted advertisements when computer users are trying to online shop. Lights Off's duty is to attract as much computer users as it can into clicking on its sponsored advertisements. Lights Off is the kind of program that may enter a computer bundled with useful software downloaded by the computer user. It is not advised to click on Lights Off links and advertisements because the computer user may be directed to potentially threatening websites that may cause additional problems to the already compromised computer....

BuyAndBrowse

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
BuyAndBrowse is a Possibly Unwanted Program (PUP) that offers deals and coupons to online shoppers. This could be a very useful function if the real intention of BuyAndBrowse were actually assisting users with their online shopping. Regretfully, BuyAndBrowse will only try to help its creators by generating income through the pay-per-click technique or boosting its sponsored websites traffic by adding numerous links on the computer user's search results. BuyAndBrowse may cause various problems on affected computers such as preventing computer users from viewing the Web page they wish to...

ZoomApp

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Are you noticing that your machine have become slower and irresponsive and unwanted advertisements displayed by a program named ZoomApp started appearing on the Web pages you are trying to visit? ZoomApp is a Possibly Unwanted Program that has entered your machine and impacting your Web browser, no matter if it is Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Adware applications such as ZoomApp may establish themselves on a computer while a free application that has ZoomApp bundled with it is installed on a computer, or the computer user may have installed RespectSale voluntarily. To...

Olozsi.info

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Olozsi.info is yet another adware-related page that appears in the shape of a pop-up that claims an update is required for a particular software on your PC. Often, adware infections may promote such fake pop-ups, along with advertisements, etc. However, the Media Player update promoted by Olozsi.info is not genuine. Instead, users may get adware infection or a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that both threaten to put their system further at risk.

Global-technical-solutionz.net

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Global-technical-solutionz.net is an adware-related domain that appears in the shape of a pop-up message. Typically, fake security messages, advertisements and pop-ups such as the ones from global-technical-solutionz.net are a result of an adware infection. However, it is important to remember that anything a pop-up from global-technical-solutionz.net prompts you with, it is not genuine. Pop-ups from global-technical-solutionz.net commonly try to convince users that their system is infected with a threat and that they need to contact their support hotline at 1-877-275-2965. However, this is...

Maintainpc.how2safeupdate.net

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Maintainpc.how2safeupdate.net is a domain that displays a fake pop-up messages. In some cases, the page maintainpc.how2safeupdate.net is suddenly opened in a new tab of your web browser. Maintainpc.how2safeupdate.net pop-up promotes a fake software update. In the majority of cases, the maintainpc.how2safeupdate.net pop-ups promote fake Flash Player updates. However, computer security experts advise users not to download the updates as they would install adware or Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs).

‘Norton.security.info’ Pop-Ups

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Norton-security.info is a domain that displays a fake security message that appears in the shape of a pop-up. Fake security alert from norton-security.info is disguised to look like it is coming from Symantec's Norton AntiVirus and claims to have found multiple threats. Symantec is not associated with Norton-security.info. The norton-security.info pop-up offers free support hotline at 0-800-410-1075. However, contacting the 'technicians' would only cause further issues as they would ask for remote access to your computer. It is important to remember that under no circumstances should you...

AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
The AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard, unrelated to the Windows Server 2012's 'Anywhere Access' feature, is a Potentially Unwanted Program that installs other PUPs and relaunch itself automatically. Because of its persistence and strong associations with other products with equally poor reputations, malware experts advise removing the AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard. Software installed by the AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard has been known to include adware that may generate in-browser advertisements or cause other side effects. The Magic of Letting Unwanted Programs into Your PC Potentially...

Dealicious

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 8/10
Dealicious is a browser extension that 'helps you to shop better'. Typically, an adware application such as Dealicious is known to be distributed using a variety of questionable marketing methods. Dealicious may seem like a useful add-on, but in reality, it is used as a monetization platform. Adware creators enabled Dealicious to keep track of your online activities in order to generate user-relevant advertisements and ensure that users click on the deals. After clicking on ads by Dealicious, you may be redirected to third party websites that may prompt you to download and install...

TrojanProxy:Win32/Gootripor.A

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Trojans
Computer security experts note that the Gootripor trojan is deployed as an attached file in spam emails and users should exert caution. The TrojanProxy:Win32/Gootripor.A malware may cause your computer to run slow, and system crashes may occur. Cybercriminals can use the Gootripor Trojan to perform Bitcoin mining, DDoS attacks and record your keystrokes. TrojanProxy:Win32/Gootripor.A could help hackers to steal your social media and banking log-ins and hijack your system resources. Additionally, the Gootripor trojan can connect to a remote server and download viruses and worms that may...

Coupons Vault

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Coupons Vault is an adware-supported application that pretends to improve users' online shopping by providing them with coupons, discounts, and offers. Users might be misled to think that this application provides useful features and thus download Coupons Vault from their official website at coupons-vault.com. Yet, when you look closely, it becomes evident that Coupons Vault is ad-supported by third-parties. Typically, adware developers create apps such as Coupons Vault in order to generate revenue by producing tailored advertisements to users in the shape of coupons and deals. Therefore,...

A2lzz.supergiftland.584.xyz

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized
A2lzz.supergiftland.584.xyz is only one of a group of domains that are known to be related to a browser hijacker. Typically, domains such as A2lzz.supergiftland.584.xyz cannot be accessed if your computer is not infected. In case your computer suddenly displays a survey in the shape of a pop-up from A2lzz.supergiftland.584.xyz, it is possible that your computer is a victim of adware. Adware infections occur mostly because users are not attentive during the installation process of freeware or shareware. In case you choose to complete the survey promoted by A2lzz.supergiftland.584.xyz pop-up,...

Loztol.info

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Loztol.info is yet another adware-related domain that is known to produce fake pop-ups. Typically, adware infections may cause the display of several annoying advertisements and pop-ups such as the ones from Loztol.info. Pop-ups from Loztol.info might display a fake warning message claiming that your Media Player is outdated. However, downloading the 'updates' may cause PC issues. Pop-ups from Loztol.info are promoted due to an adware infection with the purpose of attracting more similar applications. An adware infection might also cause your computer to run significantly slower and behave...

Prize-o-rama.958.xyz

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Prize-o-rama.958.xyz is an adware-related domain that is also related with several subdomains such as v42zz.prize-o-rama.958.xyz, e9tzz.prize-o-rama.958.xyz, jgwzz.domainstall.958.xyz, and others. In case your web browser suddenly displays a pop-up from Prize-o-rama.958.xyz or any of the related subdomains prompting you to complete a survey, it is highly likely that you are a victim of adware. Typically, adware is often bundled with other free programs in order to get distributed to a broader range of computers. However, completing the survey promoted by Prize-o-rama.958.xyz is not going to...

BBJoin

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Adware
If your web browser starts displaying annoying advertisements saying 'Ads by BBJoin,' it is highly likely that you are infected with adware. Adware applications such as BBJoin might utilize quite aggressive campaigns to generate revenue for their creators. Adware such as BBJoin might be found bundled (and disguised as a useful online tool) with other free applications. As any other adware, BBJoin takes a close look at your browsing history, IP address, frequently visited websites, etc. Later, BBJoin produces tailored advertisements that are created to redirect users to third-party websites...

Hades Ads

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Adware
Hades is classified adware and serves targeted advertising materials to users. However, Hades claims to provide users with help finding discounts and deals online. If your computer suddenly starts displaying ads by Hades, it is highly likely that it was accidentally installed by you. Often, adware such as Hades may be found bundled with other free programs. As any other adware, Hades keeps track of your online activities by checking your browsing history in order to produce relevant and appealing advertisements. In reality, ads by Hades are not to be trusted because they are tailored...

Web Security Keeper

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Adware
Web Security Keeper is classified an adware infection that is currently affecting your web browsers and system as well. Typically, users might install Web Security Keeper accidentally because the app is often found bundled with other third-party software. In other cases, users install Web Security Keeper because they were misled to believe that it provides the security they need. Either way, Web Security Keeper is not software that provides what it is supposed to. In reality, Web Security Keeper produces annoying ads that may consume a large portion of your computer's CPU and cause it to...

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wangbrax.B

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Trojans
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wangbrax.B is classified a backdoor Trojan infection that has been created and developed for the purpose of downloading additional malware to the infected machine. Trojans such as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wangbrax.B are considered perilous infections that often infiltrate users' systems without their knowledge or permission. Often, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wangbrax.B is distributed via malicious domains, spam campaigns or other questionable delivery methods. Cyber criminals utilize Trojans such as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Wangbrax.B to silently gather information and send...

CompareItApplication

Posted: April 28, 2015 | Category: Adware
CompareItApplication is an advertising extension that delivers new advertisements through your browser as a supposed advantage for price comparisons. Most adware products, including compareItApplication, may offer significant security drawbacks in exchange for their limited positives, and malware experts rarely recommend any response besides deleting them posthaste. Failing to remove CompareItApplication isn't equivalent to ignoring a malware infection or other, high-level threat. However, its advertisements may expose you to online tactics that collect your information or hazardous content...
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