Twinkle Star Ads

Posted: August 5, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Twinkle Star by SuperWeb LLC is not one of the programs that make a good impression on its clients. Just like the other applications by this infamous company, Twinkle Star is classified as adware. Despite the fact that this tool has an official page, in the majority of cases it reaches the systems of the people inconspicuously. The installation method involves some freeware, which has inserted Twinkle Star into its executable file. If the user skips the details during the setup process, he may let Twinkle Star without knowing. What follows the installation of the adware is the reason many...

HdqPlayer

Posted: August 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Although HdqPlayer initially appears as a brand-new video player with numerous reliable features, the security experts unanimously classify it as Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). The application can be downloaded from its fancy-looking website but more often arrives bundled with third-party freeware. The way HdqPlayer is advertised is very tempting, and even experienced PC users may be tricked. However, as soon as it reaches the system, this PUP starts behaving in an annoying manner. What disturbs its clients the most is the presence of unrequested pop-ups, banners, in-text and...

Phrase Professor Ads

Posted: August 4, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Phrase Professor is a suspicious add-on that changes the configuration of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer in a rather negative manner. This tool possesses all distinctive features of adware. The benefits of keeping it are almost non-existent as it is created to serve the interests of its developers. According to the description of Phrase Professor, it will optimize the process of searching for information. The authors of this add-on proudly declare that when the user highlights a word in the text, a pop-up will immediately provide him with the search results from...

‘Quickcloudupdates.be’ Pop-Ups

Posted: August 4, 2015 | Category: Adware
Quickcloudupdates.be is a potentially harmful domain that may have very adverse effects on your system. The page promotes unreliable software in the form of a fake Flash Player update. This method for the distribution of suspicious applications tends to be very efficient, and many people have been tricked. One of the reasons is that the new versions of Flash Player are released frequently, and even the less experienced PC users are accustomed to these updates. However, you should always download software from the official sites as otherwise you may endanger the security of your PC. The...

Peapoon Ads

Posted: August 4, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Peapoon is a browser extension that may load uncontrollable advertising content while you browse unrelated websites. Advertisements from Peapoon are not automatically harmful to your PC, but may inadvertently include damaging content, such as online hoaxes or browser exploits. Removing Peapoon from your browser should improve both its performance and its overall security, and malware analysts encourage using specialty anti-adware tools to verify this adware's complete deletion. The Peapoon Under the Mattress Peapoon is an adware product that, similarly to most past adware, leverages...

Safe Finder

Posted: August 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 5/10
Safe Finder is a Potentially Unwanted Program that provides various in-browser features, but also may redirect your browser to unwanted sites. Along with its browser hijacking traits, Safe Finder also may be installed automatically, and may exploit formats that may make its deletion unnecessarily difficult. Standard PC security solutions should be capable of removing Safe Finder while scanning your computer, after which malware analysts advise resetting all browser settings back to their original, safe values. The Risks of Finding Your Search Results with Safe Finder Safe Finder's...

PC&MobileGames

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
PCandMobileGames is advertised as a useful and handy desktop application that allows users to browse and play a rich collection of free mini-games. While this platform may seem like a useful and fun piece of software to have on your computer, there are several suspicious things about this software product. First of all, the official website doesn't have a download link, and the reason for this is because PCandMobileGames isn't distributed via direct downloads and installations. Instead, the authors of PCandMobileGames' authors rely on software bundles and stealth installations to propagate...

Fusion Browser

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
Fusion Browser is a Chromium-based web browser that, according to its authors, provides the user with quick access to a broad range of helpful features such as integrated media players, VPN compatibility, weather forecasts, and other interesting tools that are not present in most popular web browsers. Although Fusion Browser may seem as a great way to slightly enhance your browsing experience, there are negative things to be said about this software. Security experts classify Fusion Browser as a potentially unwanted program because it may exhibit suspicious behavior that may include but is...

‘Scaninfor.info’ Pop-Ups

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Scaninfor.info is a suspicious domain name used to host some pop-ups, alerts and fake messages whose goal is to convince affected users that their computer might be infected with a malicious cyber threat. The home page of Scaninfor.info displays a fake blue screen of death that alerts the user of a critical system error and advises them to call a professional tech support team for assistance. Furthermore, the web page may display pop-ups that promote the 1-855-720-2636 phone number that is known as being associated with a popular online tech support scam. Users might not have to visit...

StartCoup Ads

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
StartCoup is a piece of adware that may be installed stealthily onto your computer. This may happen via a cleverly prepared software bundle that is programmed to install the StartCoup adware silently. According to its authors, StartCoup is a handy browser extension that can enhance the user's online and shopping experience by providing them with quick access to a broad range of helpful tools. StartCoup is supposed to provide users with better search options, product suggestions, price comparison graphs, and other information that may help them find the best deals online. However, the...

Jabuticaba Ads

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
People spend hours browsing the web, so it isn't a surprise that online advertising is one of the best ways to promote services, products, companies, and websites nowadays. Although many methods of advertising are legitimate and safe, there are certain advertising techniques that many users might not want to come across. For example, adware has become a very popular cyber threat nowadays, and many people might have been affected by adware at least once. Adware is a simple piece of software, which has one single purpose – to inject ads in the user's web browser. These advertisements...

RandomDealApp Ads

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
RandomDealApp Ads in your web browser? This may be caused by only one thing – the RandomDealApp adware that may be installed on your computer without your knowledge. RandomDealApp is a piece of adware that many users might have come across because it may be stealthily installed alongside legitimate applications that thousands of people use. The RandomDealApp Ads aren't dangerous, but they are quite aggressive, and they can certainly get in the way of your everyday web browsing activities. The RandomDealApp advertisements may often be associated with random products and services that...

MNTR Ads

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
If you are among those people, who are troubled by aggressive "Ads by MNTR", you should know there is adware on your PC. Despite the fact that they are often promoted in a very appealing way, these tools have the sole purpose of generating traffic towards partner sites. The unreliable applications achieve this task by inserting plenty of advertisements in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. These commercial materials can acquire various forms, but the most popular ads appear as pop-ups, banners, interstitial ads and hyperlinked words. The promoted products are different...

Bqszz.super-promo.8155.info

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers
Bqszz.super-promo.8155.info is a misleading domain that you should stay away from. This page claims that its visitors have a chance to win expensive rewards such as iPhone 6, Macbook Air or iPad Air 2. As the experienced PC users know, the majority of such offers do not correspond to the truth. According to bqszz.super-promo.8155.info, all it takes for the person to add himself to the list of potential winners is to complete a short survey. The questions that are about to be asked are ridiculously simple. When the quiz is over, the person may be encouraged to share some personal information...

‘Fisher-king.info’ Pop-Ups

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
If you happen to see security warnings by fisher-king.info as you surf the web, you should know they are not to be trusted. These alerts display entirely false information about the state of your PC. According to them, there is a high-level cyber threat in your system, which may put at risk your personal files. In fact, no site can ever get access to your hard disks and check for malicious software – not unless you download some tool. The purpose of these fake notifications it to scare you and trick you into calling the displayed phone number – allegedly to receive assistance in...

Blazzer Deals Ads

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Whenever you notice a browser plugin containing the word "Deal", you should expect it to be associated with advertising activity. This is the exact case with Blazzer Deals – traditional adware by SuperWeb LLC. This company has spread numerous unreliable applications across the web, all of them trying to redirect the users to sponsored pages. Since there is an absence of other features that may be helpful, it is expected that the majority of people will just skip this application. For this reason, SuperWeb LLC usually attaches the installation file of their products into the executable...

Happy Cloud Ads

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Happy Cloud is not one of those applications that are considered to be helpful or safe. The experts add it to the long list of adware plugins, designed with the sole intention to bring the user to sponsored pages. Happy Cloud is a product of the notorious software developer SuperWeb LLC. All of their applications are identical – there are only slight differences regarding the design. Otherwise, they all behave in the same annoying way, which urges the majority of people to delete them quickly. If you notice various "Ads by Happy Cloud" whenever you launch your web clients, you may start...

‘Disorderstatus.ru/order.php’ Pop-Ups

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Adware
The 'Disorderstatus.ru/order.php' pop-ups are attempted attacks against your PC that have been blocked by your active security software. Although the 'Disorderstatus.ru/order.php' pop-ups ordinarily indicate a failure of the attack to follow-through, the threatening software responsible for the function still may be active, and may continue making attempts to contact the Disorderstatus.ru website. As a result, malware analysts always advise putting a halt to the 'Disorderstatus.ru/order.php' pop-ups by using anti-malware tools to scan your PC and delete the original threat. The...

‘Liam.x’ Pop-Ups

Posted: August 3, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers
The 'Liam.x' pop-ups are phishing tactics with associations with various PC threats and unwanted programs, including both adware and threatening software. In addition to delivering browser advertisements automatically, the 'Liam.x' pop-ups also may redirect you to fraudulent technical support hotlines. Since phishing tactics may create escalating security issues, a proper response to such attacks always should include using anti-malware solutions to remove the 'Liam.x' pop-ups and all related threats as soon as possible. The Virus You Don't Need to Fear as Much as Its Anti-Virus The...

Chaos Ads

Posted: July 31, 2015 | Category: Adware
Although today it is hard to find a webpage that doesn't contain advertising materials, you should know that the "Ads by Chaos" are a special kind of commercial content. These annoying pop-ups, banners and videos are not a part of the site you are currently viewing. These ads are generated by adware named Chaos. One of the features of this tool that may attract your interest is its distribution method. The questionable application isn't hosted on an official site and cannot be found on the popular software download sites. It travels bundled with other cost-free programs, and some...
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