ContradeAdder

Posted: June 5, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
ContradeAdder is an adware-supported web browser extension or add-on that is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and the Internet Explorer browsers. ContradeAdder typically travels bundled with third-party applications because users are more likely to install it accidentally. Adware creators develop misleading applications such as ContradeAdder to trick users into downloading them by claiming they offer useful deals, discounts, and offers. However, ContradeAdder and other similar applications are designed for the purpose of displaying intrusive online advertisements and keep...

Onlinecareerjournal.2014-com.co

Posted: June 5, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Onlinecareerjournal.2014-com.co is a phishing domain that uses fraudulent job offers as tactics for gaining access to the computer user's information. Any third parties promoting Onlinecareerjournal.2014-com.co may either be compromised or be intentionally threatening to your computer, and any contact with Onlinecareerjournal.2014-com.co should be assumed to be an encounter with a potential infection vector. PCs loading Onlinecareerjournal.2014-com.co in their browsers should receive scans from anti-malware equipment, and malware experts especially would discourage providing information to...

’2015 Rewards Survey’ Pop-Up

Posted: June 5, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
"2015 Rewards Survey" is a misleading pop-up that is a sign of infection on your computer. Typically, annoying pop-ups such as the "2015 Rewards Survey" are displayed due to a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) or an adware infection. Users might easily download and install adware applications as they are often disguised as useful online tools. Adware creators also utilize questionable delivery methods for their products such as bundling with other freeware. Either way, once your system has bee infected with adware or a PUP, it is highly likely that you see the "2015 Rewards Survey" pop-up....

Deals Cabin

Posted: June 5, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Deals Cabin is classified as an adware infection that installs as a web browser plugin and affects almost all famous browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. Deals Cabin usually travels bundled with other non-harmful pieces of software such as PDF creators, Media Players, etc. Users might unintentionally install Deals Cabin when downloading freeware as they often lack attention. Once Deals Cabin has infiltrated your computer, it is highly likely that your browsers get filled with additional advertisements. Advertising materials by Deals Cabin are unreliable as...

MVPlayer

Posted: June 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
MVPlayer is categorized as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) and known to exhibit adware capabilities. The MVPlayer is created and developed by Little Tiger Software and claims to be a free Audio/Video Player that is capable of playing all kinds of file formats. However, computer security experts deemed that MVPlayer is not a reliable piece of software and users are advised to remove it. MVPlayer starts keeping track your IP address, browsing history, etc. Collecting information is done to generate intrusive online ads. Advertising materials displayed by MVPlayer might seem appealing...

The Desktop Weather

Posted: June 4, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
The Desktop Weather is an adware-related application that installs as a web browser extension or add-on and claims to provide users with accurate weather conditions. The Desktop Weather application is marketed as a useful app, but in reality, it is created for the purpose of generating annoying ads. Adware creators often utilize questionable delivery methods for unwanted applications such as The Desktop Weather to achieve a higher distribution rate. The Desktop Weather ads are considered intrusive, and users might experience difficulties in uninstalling this software. Computer security...

BestVideoConverter

Posted: June 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
BestVideoConverter is another Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that exhibits adware capabilities and utilizes suspicious methods to infiltrate computers. Adware-related applications such as BestVideoConverter might try to convince you that they provide useful features that might make your online experience better. However, applications such as BestVideoConverter are known to keep a record of your online activities and might promote tons of unwanted advertisements. BestVideoConverter is a converting software that displays annoying ads in your web browser that are based on your browsing...

Cooking Up Coupons

Posted: June 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
Cooking up Coupons is a Potentially Unwanted Program with adware capabilities mainly distributed using questionable delivery methods. Users may download the Cooking up Coupons applications from their official website or find it bundled with other free software. Cooking up Coupons claims to provide users with the best coupons and deals related to online shopping. However, computer security experts deemed that this unwanted application automatically collects information from your browsing history. Consequently, all deals presented by Cooking up Coupons are considered unreliable as they are...

Productivity Boss Toolbar

Posted: June 4, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
The is a questionable piece of software that is not recommended to keep on your PC. Productivity Boss Toolbar pretends to be a useful browser plugin that enables users to make calculations from their desktop, money management, monthly calendars, converters, pay bills, etc. However, computer security experts do not advise users to download and install the Productivity Boss Toolbar. You may also find Productivity Boss Toolbar bundled with other free applications. Either way, the Productivity Boss Toolbar will automatically collect information related to your online activities and might...

‘Squirrelwool.science’ Pop-Up

Posted: June 4, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Squirrelwool.science is an adware-related domain that displays irritating pop-ups in your web browser. In case your computer starts displaying pop-ups from Squirrelwool.science, it is probably because you have mistakenly got infected with adware or a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). Users may accidentally install an adware-related browser extension or a toolbar that might be causing pop-ups from Squirrelwool.science. These annoying pop-ups are known to consume a large portion of your machine's CPU. Users might notice that their computer started performing rather sluggishly, and this is...

‘Discountwith.me’ Pop-Up

Posted: June 4, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
If your system suddenly starts displaying annoying pop-ups from Discountwith.me, it is highly likely that you have unintentionally installed an adware-supported browser plugin or other adware-laced product. Pop-ups from Discountwith.me are not only annoying but are also considered intrusive and accompanied by an abundance of other advertising materials. You may have unwillingly installed an adware-supported web browser plugin when downloading other free applications. Either way, it is strongly recommended to remove the pop-ups from Discountwith.me as they are known to consume a lot of CPU....

TransitSimplified Toolbar

Posted: June 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
The TransitSimplified toolbar claims to be a useful tool that easily finds bus maps, timetables, subway maps, routes, fares, etc. However, computer security experts do not advise users to download and install the TransitSimplified toolbar as it is a Potentially Unwanted Program with adware capabilities. The TransitSimplified toolbar is created and developed by the unpopular Mindspark Interactive Network company that is famous for its misleading pieces of software. The Mindspark Interactive Network is quite similar to the SuddenlyMusic Toolbar, FindYourMaps Toolbar, etc. All of the...

1stBrowser

Posted: June 4, 2015 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
1stBrowser is a free software created and developed by SIEN S.A. that is marketed as the best browser for chatting, downloading, shopping, etc. 1stBrowser claims to provide users with plenty of conveniences. 1st Browser offers a social sidebar to stay connected and also claims to save money and time while being a user-friendly application. However, 1stBrowser is classified as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that has adware capabilities. In reality, 1stBrowser is a misleading application and users might easily be tricked into downloading it from their official website at 1stBrowser.com....

Linkside Ads

Posted: June 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Linkside is yet another adware infection that is delivered via questionable marketing methods. Adware creators often include their products such as Linkside in a bundled with other free applications to reach a higher distribution rate. Linkside installs as a web browser extension and affects your web browser mostly. Adware such as Linkside may pose as a useful tool that is mostly related to your online activities. However, computer security experts explain that Linkside is a type of advertising platform that generates revenue for adware creators and third parties as well. Users are not...

MyPriceCut Ads

Posted: June 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
MyPriceCut is marketed as a useful application that saves money and time for users while they shop online. However, computer security experts warn users that MyPriceCut is not a reliable online tool, and that is exhibits adware capabilities. As most of other adware, MyPriceCut is distributed via deceptive or questionable delivery methods. However, bundling with another freeware is the main method to get infected with MyPriceCut. Once it has infiltrated your PC, MyPriceCut automatically starts keeping track of your online activities and browsing history. Information collected by MyPriceCut...

Go.next-search.net

Posted: June 3, 2015 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Go.next-search.net is a low-level search engine that is associated with a browser hijacker. As the name suggests, Go.next-search.net might overtake your web browser and alter your default homepage and search engine. Typically, you may get infected with Go.next-search.net via freeware downloads and lack of attention to what is being installed. The Go.next-search.net is considered a dubious custom search engine that is based on Bing. The resemblance with Bing is not a coincidence. Copying the appearances of other reliable search engines works for the benefit of Go.next-search.net. Users are...

Square Corner Ads

Posted: June 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Square Corner is another misleading application by SuperWeb LLC. Square Corner is classified as an adware that is distributed using questionable or deceptive marketing methods. Users may often find Square Corner bundled with other freeware or shareware and install it unwillingly due to lack of attention. Regardless of the fact that Square Corner lure users with promises of providing the best deals and discounts, it is nothing more than a revenue-generating platform. Adware-laced applications such as Square Corner are created for the purpose of displaying advertisements that redirect users...

Troldesh Ransomware

Posted: June 3, 2015 | Category: Ransomware | Threat Level: 10/10
Screenshot The Troldesh Ransomware is a file encryption Trojan that modifies the personal data of your computer as a preliminary to holding it for ransom. After its initial attacks, the Troldesh Ransomware also displays telltale ransom messages and other, readily visible symptoms, including a request to open direct, e-mail communication with its developers. However, there is a degree of inherent unreliability in purchasing decryption services from the persons responsible for the original attacks. As a result, malware experts discourage it, instead recommending using anti-malware products for...

Finally Fast

Posted: June 3, 2015 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 1/10
Finally Fast is a Potentially Unwanted Program that may detect inaccurate and exaggerated problems with your PC and then ask that you purchase a registered version of the product to correct these supposed errors. Besides its poor feature set, Finally Fast also may be linked to non-consensual installation practices, installation formats that may block its deletion and other impediments often featuring in scareware campaigns. Uninstalling Finally Fast with the security solution of your preference is the recommended reaction to this system scanner's attempts to speed up your computer....

Trojan-Downloader.MsWord.Agent.Jk

Posted: June 3, 2015 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
Trojan-Downloader.MSWord.Agent.jk is a Trojan that may install other threats onto your computer. A threat delivery system like Trojan-Downloader.MSWord.Agent.jk may disguise itself as a benign or harmless file, such as a document and may be distributed via both e-mail spam and corrupted websites. Since a Trojan-Downloader.MSWord.Agent.jk's payload is not necessarily readily visible, any process of deleting Trojan-Downloader.MSWord.Agent.jk should include broad anti-malware solutions that can identify any other threats that Trojan-Downloader.MSWord.Agent.jk may have installed. The Hidden...
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