LvMaintanence

Posted: March 10, 2014 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 8/10
LvMaintanence is a Potentially Unwanted Program that may be associated with the activities of adware, including repeated requests to install LvMaintanence, modified browser settings, browser hijacks, pop-ups and related Web-browsing problems. If you see LvMaintanence-related pop-ups or have issues with removing LvMaintanence from your PC, both of which are typical occurrences for this PUP, malware experts recommend using anti-malware products to survey your PC and remove all related threats. In most cases, LvMaintanence may not be installed alone, but will be just one component of adware...

Asiandatingbeauties.com

Posted: March 10, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Asiandatingbeauties.com is a browser hijacker website, which may be connected with adware and browser hijackers that may modify search results in any major search engine and unwillingly reroute PC users to Asiandatingbeauties.com and similar websites that may be designed for commercial intentions to probably make a profit from increased website traffic and ad clicks. Adware and browser hijackers linked to Asiandatingbeauties.com may attempt to show unwanted pop-up advertisements carrying affiliated links related to the computer user's browsing habits and gather the PC user's browsing...

Adware.BaseFlash

Posted: March 10, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Screenshot BaseFlash is adware that claims to provide the 'Internet as you want,' but uses features that boil down to injecting unwanted advertisements into your browser. Since BaseFlash's primary functions may modify websites in ways that harm your browser's performance and safety, there are few reasons to not remove BaseFlash once you identify BaseFlash. As usual for adware, a delay in BaseFlash's uninstallation may allow its third-party advertisements to deliver unsafe or misleading content that may lead to additional PC security problems. BaseFlash: Redefining the Web with Advertising...

A.advertisernets.com

Posted: March 7, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
A.advertisernets.com is a suspicious website that is associated with adware and browser hijackers that may change search results in any well-known search provider and forcibly divert computer users to A.advertisernets.com and similar websites. Adware and browser hijackers pertaining to A.advertisernets.com may aim to display annoying pop-up ads and messages associated with the PC user's surfing habits and collect the computer user's surfing information in order to transfer and use it for targeted advertisements. After taking over the Web browser, browser hijackers may substitute the default...

NextCoup

Posted: March 7, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
NextCoup is adware which may be downloaded on the computer system when the PC user downloads free applications from questionable download websites. NextCoup may cause numerous PC problems when it is downloaded and installed on the computer system. The PC user may agree to download NextCoup when the PC user is downloading other free software, or the PC user may download NextCoup mistakenly by being not enough attentive to the installation process of the free software. When the PC user downloads a free program from the Web and does not follow the download agreement, the PC user may not know...

Pum.Bad.Proxy

Posted: March 7, 2014 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 8/10
Pum.Bad.Proxy is a proxy-related virus which may damage the infected computer system. When installed on the PC, Pum.Bad.Proxy may insert malicious codes to change system files and values. Pum.bad.proxy loads every time the computer system is rebooted. Pum.Bad.Proxy enables modifications on the proxy settings. Pum.Bad.Proxy can infect the computer to make the computer work slower. Pum.Bad.Proxy can disable security programs to avoid detection and removal. Pum.Bad.Proxy blocks PC users from accessing the Internet and displays intrusive pop-up advertisements and messages. Pum.Bad.Proxy can...

W32.Nakcos

Posted: March 7, 2014 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 8/10
W32.Nakcos is a virus that may carry out malicious activities on the affected computer system. W32.Nakcos may replicate itself from one computer to another. W32.Nakcos may download and install additional malware infections on the compromised PC. W32.Nakcos spreads via malicious websites, unsafe downloads, spam email attachments, and other distribution channels. W32.Nakcos can gain access and control of the PC user's personal information and computer data. W32.Nakcos is a security threat to the computer user's privacy and security.

Backdoor.Comdinter

Posted: March 7, 2014 | Category: Backdoors | Threat Level: 6/10
Backdoor.Comdinter is a backdoor Trojan that opens a back door on the targeted computer system. Once it executes on the computer, Backdoor.Comdinter creates the registry entry so that it can run automatically every time Windows boots up. Backdoor.Comdinter tries to connect to Google.com in order to check network connectivity. Backdoor.Comdinter connects to a certain location to receive commands. Backdoor.Comdinter allows attackers to gain full remote access and control of the corrupted PC. Backdoor.Comdinter can gather the victim's private details and send them to a remote server for...

A.Visadd.com

Posted: March 7, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
A.Visadd.com is an advertising domain associated with unwanted browser modifications that promote Visadd's advertising affiliates. Most A.Visadd.com adware is installed automatically and has a history of taking steps to reduce the chances of your successfully identifying, isolating and removing A.Visadd.com. Considering this issues of poor customer respect, along with the general security problems that tend to surround most kinds of adware, malware researchers are confident in encouraging that you delete A.Visadd.com from your PC with any appropriate PC security tools. When A.Visadd.com...

‘Police Department University of California’ Ransomware

Posted: March 7, 2014 | Category: Ransomware | Threat Level: 10/10
Screenshot The 'Police Department University of California' Ransomware is a fake Police Trojan that claims that your computer has been blocked as a penalization for your indulgence in common, copyright-infringing crimes, such as downloading protected media files. While the pop-up message involved in this attack claims that a two hundred USD payment is required before your PC can be unlocked, malware experts find no benefit to making this payment – considering that the 'Police Department University of California' Ransomware is an illegal program without any real ties to any state's police...

SCouponS

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
SCouponS is adware that may declare to improve the computer user's online shopping activity. Once installed on the PC, SCouponS may display annoying pop-up ads, banners and messages that may contain a variety of discount coupons, deals and offers on the computer, or the ones pertaining to the PC user's Web browsing routine. The pop-up advertisements and messages of SCouponS may emerge on the PC if this adware discovers that the computer user is browsing shopping-related websites. Therefore, some PC users may think that the pop-up ads and banners belong to the website they are visiting. If...

QuickCoup

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
QuickCoup is adware that may claim to make the PC user's Internet surfing experience more effective and save time and money by delivering various deals, discount coupons, offers and sales. QuickCoup may display random pop-up ads and messages or banners including discount coupons, sponsored links, deals and offers on the computer system which may be based on the computer user's online search queries and interests, when he is surfing the Internet. QuickCoup may forcibly reroute PC users to unknown websites. Suspicious websites related to QuickCoup may be created with the goal to make a profit...

Easy Link

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Easy Link is adware that may display annoying pop-up advertisements and banners on the PC and cause unwanted browser diversions to questionable websites that may be created for commercial intentions. Although the Easy Link ads may seem to be reliable, they may contain suspicious sponsored links. If the computer user clicks on such web-links, the Web browser may get constantly diverted to various suspicious websites. If the PC user sees pop-up notifications that are sent by Easy Link, this doesn't indicate that the website he is visiting is displaying them. This may indicate that the...

RadSteroids

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 1/10
Radsteroids is adware that conceals its advertising content behind premises of providing games for modifying the appearance of unrelated Web pages. Although Radsteroids is not entirely fraudulent, malware experts see sufficient reason to categorize Radsteroids as a PUP, and like other programs in this category, you should remove Radsteroids in any circumstance where Radsteroids interferes with your Web-browsing activities. Repetitive contact with the Radsteroids advertisement content may cause your PC to be exposed to threats, including disguised phishing attacks and other hoaxes that may...

VeeHD

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
VeeHD is adware that may embed its own browser extension, plug-in or add-on in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Web browsers. The functionalities of VeeHD may look legit; however, in actuality, this adware may install itself on the Web browser without the computer user's permission and may result in numerous irritating actions on the PC. VeeHD may display disturbing pop-up advertisements (search, text link, banner, interstitial, transitional and full page ads) on the computer system. VeeHD may trace the PC user's Internet surfing (a unique identifier number, IP address,...

ShoppingKicks

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
ShoppingKicks appears to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP). ShoppingKicks may be commonly installed legitimately inserted into another free application, often labeled as an adware supported program, in which the agreement may commonly urge the PC user to accept it, in addition to free software, he is downloading. ShoppingKicks may show disturbing pop-up ads on the computer system created to possibly generate advertising revenue from advertisements. ShoppingKicks may also keep track of the PC user's browsing routine and sends it to third-parties for targeted marketing purposes.

Angler Exploit Kit

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
The Angler Exploit Kit is a Web-based threat that installs threatening software onto your computer after exposure to the EK's host Web page. Some of the latest Angler Exploit Kit attacks have used compromised advertisement networks on software piracy websites, but the Angler Exploit Kit also may be inserted into other types of Web pages. Anti-malware protection and strong security settings for your browser should be sufficient for blocking the Angler Exploit Kit's attacks, and similar anti-malware tools should be utilized to delete any software installed via its exploits automatically....

ZeusVM

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
ZeusVM is a Trojan that spreads to vulnerable computer systems as a configuration file which is hidden as a harmless image. ZeusVM is a new version of the ZeuS banking Trojan that targets financial institutions. ZeusVM is created to retrieve its configuration file from an image. ZeusVM retrieves a JPG image from a server alongside other components. An image is copied from the Internet, but with some additional code attached to it. By using steganography, the attackers have added the malware configuration data to the image without destroying it. The fact that the configuration file is hidden...

UpdateLearn.com

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
UpdateLearn.com is a browser hijacker website, which may be associated with adware. Browser hijackers may help to modify search results in major search engines and unwillingly redirect computer users to UpdateLearn.com and similar websites designed to make a profit from increased website traffic and clicks on advertisements. Adware and browser hijackers linked to commercial websites may attempt to show unwanted pop-up advertisements related to the computer user's browsing habits. Adware gathers the PC user's browsing information in order to transmit and use it for the purpose of delivering...

Jcp.drivermapping.net

Posted: March 6, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Jcp.drivermapping.net is a questionable website that may pretend to be a reputable and protected search provider. Jcp.drivermapping.net may be associated with browser hijackers and adware that, when installed, may embed an unwanted browser extension, add-on or plug-in on the Web browser and result in annoying diversions to unreliable websites including Jcp.drivermapping.net. Such websites as Jcp.drivermapping.net may show random pop-up ads and messages or ads and messages related to the PC user's surfing habits. Jcp.drivermapping.net was generated to possibly raise traffic of the suspicious...
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