Jellyfishmonth.kim

Posted: March 11, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Jellyfishmonth.kim pop-up is one of those irritating pop-ups that disrupt your normal online activities. Jellyfishmonth.kim pop-ups are a sign of an adware infection on your PC. Customarily, adware programs are distributed using pay-per-install bundles along with other freeware. Adware applications are also famous for displaying plenty of annoying advertising materials such as banners, pop-ups, hyperlinked text, etc. All of those are capable of redirecting users to unreliable websites. Once redirected by clicking on Jellyfishmonth.kim pop-ups, it is likely that you may receive more unwanted...

PaceItApp

Posted: March 11, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
PaceItApp is another Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that claims to offer essential features for its clients. PaceItApp pretends to be an easy-to-use desktop application for measuring the speed of your Internet connection. PaceItApp also provides users with 'Save a Caption' feature in case you need to show the results to your Internet provider. However, computer security researchers have discovered that PaceItApp is not as useful as advertised. Users need to be attentive when installing free applications because PaceItApp may be bundled with them. In addition, PaceItApp may cause your...

Palikan

Posted: March 11, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Palikan is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that is known to be bundled with other free programs in order to get more widely-spread. Users may accidentally download and install it due to lack of attention when installing other freeware. In the majority of cases, unwanted applications such as Palikan might be bundled with PDF creators, media players or codecs. Palikan also installs the 'Palikan Search' that is a low-level search engine. Low-level search engines are known to provide manipulated web searches and record all the aspects of your online behavior. What is more, the Palikan app...

OnePlayer

Posted: March 10, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
OnePlayer is classified a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that exhibits adware symptoms. There is a free trial version of the OnePlayer software and a full version that costs $9.95. Adware programs such as OnePlayer (or One Player) are known to travel bundled with other free programs for a better distribution. One Player is a Flash Player for machines that operate with Microsoft OS. It is possible to acquire OnePlayer by visiting malicious websites, but the bundling marketing technique is more commonly utilized. Adware applications such as OnePlayer are known to attract more PUPs and...

NetMon

Posted: March 10, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
NetMon is yet another PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that has adware capabilities and known to be found in pay-per-install bundles. Adware creators have developed the NetMon application in order to track users' browsing activities, history, bookmarks, etc. Users may find NetMon bundled with other PUPs like OnePlayer and Browse Pax, for example. NetMon is the kind of adware-laced app that may install additional web browser extensions to your browser and thus present several unwanted online ads. In many cases, users have unintentionally downloaded NetMon by clicking on a misleading...

Weareheard.org

Posted: March 10, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Pop-ups from Weareheard.org are generated by an adware-related extension. Users might get infected with adware-laced apps when downloading other free programs. Often, adware and PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) are included in the so-called 'pay-per-install' bundles. The bundling marketing method is a successful means of distributing potentially infected programs. Once infected with such an application, you may see plenty of ads by Weareheard.org as well as different pop-ups with surveys, for example. Adware applications are also known to track your online activities and thus to produce...

Webswitch.tk

Posted: March 10, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Webswitch.tk is a domain that is related to a browser hijacker. Once a browser hijacker has infiltrated your system, you may notice that Webswitch.tk is now your default homepage and search engine. This may not seem like crucial changes to your system, but this is just a part of the infection. The search engine provided by Webswitch.tk is not only manipulated, but they are designed to redirect users to potentially unreliable web locations. From there, you may get more potentially unwanted applications installed on your PC. In addition, the low-level search engine Webswitch.tk offers saving...

CinemaHD Go Pro

Posted: March 10, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
CinemaHD Go Pro is one of those applications that pretend to be useful, but it's mostly an ad-supported app. CinemaHD Go Pro is classified as adware as it is known to inject advertising banners, pop-ups and other types of advertising materials into your browser. CinemaHD Go Pro falls into the category of adware because it keeps a record of online activities in order to generate user-relevant ads. In addition, ads by CinemaHD Go Pro are not only annoying, but they serve as a platform for generating online traffic to third parties and redirecting users to potentially harmful web locations....

Answerpest.kim

Posted: March 10, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Answerpest.kim is an adware-related domain that is used to produce annoying advertisements and pop-ups while users browse the Internet. Typically, pop-ups and ads by Answerpest.kim are caused by an adware infection. Since freeware may be bundled with other freeware, users are likely to acquire adware-laced applications on their computer if they downloaded freeware or shareware. Pop-ups from Answerpest.kim are quite annoying and are also a sign of an infection. In case your system has been infected with an adware application, and you see pop-ups from Answerpest.kim, it is advisable to...

EasyVid Video Converter

Posted: March 10, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
EasyVid is a software that is classified a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that exhibits adware symptoms. EasyVid is a product published by EasySoft Inc, claiming to provide easier video conversion. Adware-supported applications such as EasyVid are often included in pay-per-install based bundles. Since users are often distracted and unaware of the options available to them, computer security specialists advise them to read the EULA (End User License Agreement) carefully before installing free software. EasyVid may seem like a useful tool, but it is also used as a monetization platform....

HealthCareGovTool

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Adware
HealthcareGovTool is an adware-laced web browser add-on or extension that claims to be in help of users while surfing the HealthCare.gov website and save time. In reality, HealthcareGovTool is a monetization platform that is created for the benefit of adware developers. Once infiltrated your system, HealthcareGovTool may display different types of irritating advertising materials such as pop-ups, banners, etc. In addition, HealthcareGovTool may collect information about your online habits and activities and later use it for marketing purposes. According to computer security researchers,...

24online.safesystemupgrade.org

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
In case your browser displays a pop-up message from 24online.safesystemupgrade.org, your system is most likely infected with adware. Customarily, adware-laced apps are being bundled with other free applications in order to be more widely-spread as users tend to lack attention and do not read the EULA (End User License Agreement). In case you see a pop-up message from 24online.safesystemupgrade.org claiming that your system might be at risk because you need to download a certain software update, do not trust it. This is a fake security message, generated by an adware application and it is...

Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Trojans
Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock is a detection name for a trojan infection on your PC. Typically, trojans like Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock are known to be distributed via malicious websites, spam e-mail campaigns, etc. Trojans like Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock may cause your system to run rather sluggishly, damage some your personal files and display many annoying fake messages. In addition, often redirects to potentially harmful websites may occur. Users are advised to utilize a powerful anti-malware tool as trojans such as Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock are known to hide well.

ElevenInstall Ads

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
ElevenInstall claims to be a monetization tool that offers to its clients completely customizable content, higher installation rates, optimized performance in terms of tracking and innovative marketing strategies. At first, ElevenInstall may seem like a real solution to popularization of your software with a high chance of making returns, but in reality, the application itself is utilizing questionable methods. Users may find ElevenInstall bundled with many third party programs or at their official website at ElevenInstall.com. Once on your computer, ElevenInstall may cause plenty of...

Save Video Ads

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Save Video is classified a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that exhibits adware capabilities. Save Video installs a web browser extension that is compatible with the majority of browsers and known to inject several online ads. Computer security experts advise users not to click on ads by Save Video as they are created for the benefit of adware creators and may lead to unreliable web locations. Such redirects are considered potentially harmful and may lead to installing more unwanted applications on your computer. In addition, an adware application such as Save Video may cause your system...

Tune Fanatic Ads

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Tune Fanatic is another Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that claims to be the ultimate tool for music lovers, bringing the latest music news using music news, reviews, and videos. In reality, this PUP is used as a monetization platform by adware developers since it also installs a browser add-on or extension. Typically, such programs are known to be distributed using bundling marketing methods and collect information about your online habits. Once Tune Fanatic is installed, users may experience plenty of unwanted commercial ads. In addition, the browser add-on that is specially created...

EpicScale

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Ransomware
Epic Scale is a cryptocurrency miner that generates Bitcoins and other, digital currencies through using your PC's unallocated resources. While Epic Scale isn't a threat and makes no attempts to hide itself from the PC's users, side effects of its installation may be detrimental. As an extra caveat, recent third-party bundles have included an apparent misconfiguration that installs Epic Scale automatically. A Potentially Unwanted Program may be judged on a case by case basis, but if you have any doubts about the appropriateness of this software's presence, malware experts can suggest...

Luhe.Malum.A

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Trojans
Luhe.Malum.A is a computer Trojan horse that may be able to perform malicious activities without giving any warning or indication to the computer user. Through Luhe.Malum.A, remote attackers may be able to gain access to the infected system were personal data or other information stored on the hard drive is susceptible to being stolen or accessed. The Luhe.Malum.A threat may affect all recent versions of Windows, including Windows 7 and Windows 8. Through Luhe.Malum.A a system may suffer from reduced performance or abnormal behavior by displaying error messages or limiting use of certain...

BestPriceApp

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Adware
BestPriceApp is a type of advertising program that is able to render several pop-up ads or banners through popular web browser applications. The BestPriceApp advertisements usually consist of random deals or coupon offers for supposedly saving money by shopping on the internet or on popular shopping sites. The BestPriceApp ads may cause unwanted redirects to other pages when clicked on. Additionally, BestPriceApp ads could lead computer users to malicious content through use of its advertisements and the sites that it loads on redirects. In eliminating the BestPriceApp ads it may be prudent...

Versionsupport.theperfectupdate.net

Posted: March 9, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Versionsupport.theperfectupdate.net is a questionable site that has been defined by security researchers as a browser hijacker. The Versionsupport.theperfectupdate.net site is known to have associated components and browser extensions that take over the default home page setting to load up Versionsupport.theperfectupdate.net upon opening up a new web browser window. Use of any links or advertisements listed on Versionsupport.theperfectupdate.net is prone to causing a redirect to load up other sites that could end up leading you to malicious downloads or loading unwanted content. Eliminating...
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