Pp.developunit.info

Posted: February 10, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Pp.developunit.info is a website primarily used to redirect visitors to other toxic sites, such as the domains of phishing scam artists. Although you may not be inclined to visit Pp.developunit.info under your own power, malware researchers also have detected a rise in multiple types of browser hijackers and adware add-ons that could redirect your browser to Pp.developunit.info. These issues are security risks that endanger the rest of your PC, as well as your Web browser, and any response to a Pp.developunit.info hijacker that doesn't include using a reliable anti-malware program should be...

Interyield.jmp9.com

Posted: February 10, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Interyield.jmp9.com is a domain commonly linked to pop-up attacks by adware and threats, some of which may seek to use their pop-ups to compromise your computer. Because Interyield.jmp9.com may be a 'middle man' that redirects traffic to additional websites, the risks of contact with Interyield.jmp9.com are varied, but may include exposure to phishing attacks or other kind of attacks that could collect information or infect your PC with other threats. Malware researchers classify Interyield.jmp9.com pop-ups as security risks, both due to the nature of their content and due to the...

Safe Web Alliance

Posted: February 10, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Safe Web Alliance is a fake organization for online security that uses browser hijackers to block various harmless sites, including domains strongly associated with PC security. Although the Safe Web Alliance's website misrepresents its services as able to monitor and block threatening URLs, there are no advantages to allowing the Safe Web Alliance to block websites at its own discretion, and malware researchers consider Safe Web Alliance hijackers to be essentially indistinguishable from threats. Although Safe Web Alliance may prevent you from accessing common sources of anti-malware...

Optimizer Elite Max

Posted: February 10, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
Screenshot Optimizer Elite Max is a potentially unwanted program, which may introduce itself as a legitimate system repair and optimization program. Optimizer Elite Max may attempt to trick PC users into thinking that numerous systems issues have been detected on their computer systems. Optimizer Elite Max may try to persuade PC users to buy a supposed full version of rogue security software to supposedly repair imaginary registry errors and hard drive problems. When installed on the PC, Optimizer Elite Max may start automatically every time the computer user boots up Windows. Optimizer Elite...

Adware.KeepVid.com

Posted: February 10, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
KeepVid is a potentially unwanted program and adware threat that can be downloaded by PC users from its official web page KeepVid.com. KeepVid.com offers to download steaming videos straight to the computer system by simply entering the link to the search bar. However, while KeepVid.com may look legitimate and trustworthy, KeepVid may act as a browser hijacker and lead to forced browser redirects. KeepVid may also be associated with Ilivid. KeepVid may be capable of changing the default settings of the search engine and compromise every Web browser, which is installed on the PC involving...

InterYield

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
InterYield is adware that may display disturbing pop-up advertisements on the desktop of the computer system. When installed on the PC, InterYield may insert an unwanted browser add-on, plug-in or browser extension. If the InterYield pop-up advertisements are shown once the PC when the computer user opens a new tab on a Web browser, it means that the computer may be infected with adware or PUP (potentially unwanted program). InterYield may display random pop-up ads or ads related to the PC user's Internet surfing habits in a form of underlined words and text boxes no matter which Web...

Site Finder

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Site Finder is adware that may show pop-up advertisements when computer users hover over pictures or text when shopping online, for example, visiting online shopping websites such. Site Finder can install itself on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome Web browsers. Site Finder may proliferate through packaged free programs that PC users can download from suspicious download websites on the Internet. When the computer user chooses to install a free application, it might carry additional toolbars, browser extensions, plug-ins and add-ons added in the installation package....

BuzzWords

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
BuzzWords is adware that may show pop-up ads, offers, discount coupons, and sponsored links via a pop-up box on shopping-related websites or other websites that are visited by computer users. The pop-up ads with the text 'Ads by BuzzWords' may be delivered as boxes, which may carry numerous discount coupons and offers, which, if clicked, may unwillingly redirect PC users to questionable websites that may be created for commercial intentions. BuzzWords is an add-on, plug-in or browser extension for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that may usually be embedded when the...

Advertising-Support.com

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Advertising-Support.com is known to be an adware-related website that may display random pop-up advertisements and messages on a screen of a computer. Advertising-Support.com may be related to security threats such as adware and browser hijackers that may lead to various unwanted computer problems. Security infections related to Advertising-Support.com may usually spread and invade the computer through bundled free programs that PC users can download on suspicious download websites from the Internet. If any PC threats linked to Advertising-Support.com are installed on the PC, the Web...

‘Your Video Player might be outdated’ Pop-Up

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
The 'Your Video Player might be outdated' pop-up is an attack launched through corrupted Websites, and, like most such attacks, attempts to install unwanted and threatening software onto the targeted computer. By employing a delivery method that presents its payload as a software update, the 'Your Video Player might be outdated' pop-up attempts to make you compromise your own computer, but advanced variants of a 'Your Video Player might be outdated' pop-up also may be able to install their payloads automatically. Contact with a 'Your Video Player might be outdated' pop-up through...

Systemauthenticator.com

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Systemauthenticator.com is an unreliable website which may display an unwanted pop-up message on the desktop of the computer system when the PC users browses the Web, if he has downloaded a potentially unwanted program or adware. The fake warning message was designed to possibly market worthless remote support services and to make money from trusting computer users. The bogus alert states that the computer has several PC threats and the computer user's personal and financial information may not be secured. To remove security threats, the fraudulent Systemauthenticator.com pop-up...

Us.pathlook.net

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Us.pathlook.net is a suspicious website, which may attempt to masquerade as a real and trustworthy search service. However, in fact, Us.pathlook.net may be connected with security infections, such as browser hijackers and adware that may take over the Web browser and alter the default browser settings. The main purpose of the makers of Us.pathlook.net may be to make computer users visit unidentified websites that may be designed for commercial intentions to boost traffic of the questionable website that may show unwanted advertisements and benefit from clicks on ads. Browser hijackers and...

Go.webfind.pw

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Go.webfind.pw is a dangerous website, which may cover a screen of a PC with a fake 'Flash Player Update' warning message 'It is recommended you update Flash Player to the latest version to view this page. Please update to continue'. If a computer user clicks on the fraudulent Flash Player Update pop-up window in a Web browser, the computer system may be set in danger of being possibly contaminated with a potentially unwanted program (PUP), adware, browser hijackers, unwanted add-ons, plug-ins, browser extensions, and even malware threats. The misleading alert shown by Go.webfind.pw may seem...

UpdatesJava.com

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
UpdatesJava.com is a suspicious website that may show a fake pop-up notification 'Update the latest Java version - IMPORTANT!' on a screen of a computer system while computer users are browsing the Web. The fraudulent pop-up notification on UpdatesJava.com may be shown by adware that may propagate and access the computer system while PC users are downloading free applications from unreliable download websites. The tricky pop-up warning message delivered by UpdatesJava.com may claim that 'Your Java version is out of date', and the PC user needs to download some critical security update. The...

Cts.lipilextrack.com

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Cts.lipilextrack.com is a domain associated with unwanted pop-up advertisements and other browser-based security issues. Although malware experts have found insufficient evidence to rate Cts.lipilextrack.com as a threatening Web domain, any contact with Cts.lipilextrack.com is undertaken at your own risk, and the removal of any software that forces your browser to load Cts.lipilextrack.com is advisable. Using security programs with good histories of uninstalling unwanted browser add-ons can provide the maximum assurance that your browser really has been returned to its old self, and will...

Warn1now.com

Posted: February 7, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Warn1now.com is a domain promoting a tech support scam for 'infected' PCs. Although Warn1now.com was registered in 2013, browser-hijacking campaigns promoting its fake warning messages and hoaxes have been noted as of January 2014, and malware researchers can point to threatening browser extensions as the ultimate culprits of these attacks. A PC that makes contact with Warn1now.com or suffers from Warn1now.com pop-ups may very well be infected, but you should ignore Warn1now.com's fraudulent alerts about what type of threat is infecting your system, and use legitimate anti-malware products...

Adware.CodecV

Posted: February 6, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Adware.CodecV, also known as CodecV or Codec-C developed by AllpremiumSoft, is an ad-supported Web browser plug-in/add-on which, once installed on a computer, may show pop-up, banner and in-text link advertisements. Adware.CodecV may spread and access the PC through various bundled freeware throughout the installation. The CodecV browser extension contains numerous features that may alter the default or custom settings of the Web browser such as the default home page and search engine in the Web browser's built-in search box. Adware.CodecV may add alternative 'page not found'...

PUP.Crimsolite

Posted: February 6, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
PUP.Crimsolite is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), which may be downloaded from the Internet when a computer user downloads various free programs from questionable download websites. PUP.Crimsolite may lead to numerous PC problems when it is downloaded and installed on the computer system. The computer user may approve to download PUP.Crimsolite when he is downloading other free software, or he may download PUP.Crimsolite because of a rush by not paying enough attention to the installation process. When the PC user downloads any free app from the Internet and does not read the...

Buzz-It Ads

Posted: February 6, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Buzz-It Ads is adware that may be distributed and invade a computer without a PC user's approval. Once installed, Buzz-It Ads may display various pop-up ads, deals, offers and discount coupons. Buzz-It Ads is considered to be an annoying and potentially unwanted program. Buzz-It is a free program, and it states to help PC users improve their surfing experience by providing tools like Deals, Inline, Compare, Related, Review and Search. Although Buzz-It may appear as a very useful application, it is classified as a potentially unwanted program or adware. Buzz-It Ads may insert an unwanted...

Jsk.jspath.net

Posted: February 6, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Jsk.jspath.net is a dangerous website, which may display a fake 'Flash Player Update' notification 'It is recommended you update Flash Player to the latest version to view this page. Please update to continue'. If a PC user clicks on the fake Flash Player Update pop-up window in a Web browser, the computer system may be set at risk of being possibly affected by a potentially unwanted program (PUP), adware, browser hijackers, unwanted add-ons, plug-ins, browser extensions, and even malware infections. The bogus alert shown by Jsk.jspath.net may look legitimate; however PC users are advised...
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