City Web Ads

Posted: December 18, 2014 | Category: Adware
City Web is the kind of Potentially Unwanted application that travels bundled with other freeware or shareware (in most cases, it is a media player or a PDF creator/editor). When you download the free software, City Web is also installed due to lack of user attention. Computer security experts advise users not to click 'Next' without previewing what the window says. An 'Advanced' option is always better than the 'Standard' type of installation as users may opt out unwanted applications such as City Web. Once infiltrated your system, City Web installs a browser add-on, extension or a plugin...

Getit4cheaper

Posted: December 18, 2014 | Category: Adware
Getit4cheaper is an ad-supported application that installs a Mozilla Firefox browser add-on, plugin or extension. Getit4cheaper is also classified as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) because the extension it installs may inject unwanted commercial advertisements in your web browser. Getit4cheaper extension may also change some of your default browser settings such as homepage and also display manipulated search results. Applications such as Getit4cheaper may have a useful aspect by showing users offers and discounts for online shopping. Getit4cheaper generates online traffic for third...

OphionLocker

Posted: December 18, 2014 | Category: Ransomware
OphionLocker falls under the category of ransomware computer infections. Initially, computer threat specialists discovered that the OphionLocker ransomware is distributed via a malvertising campaign using the RIG Exploit Kit. Once on your system, OphionLocker displays a warning message that asks users to pay a certain amount of money in order to decrypt the locked files. In most cases, threats like OphionLocker are capable of blocking access to programs and files on your PC, and in other cases, it may lock your entire system in order to collect payments. OphionLocker and other similar...

RocketSaler

Posted: December 18, 2014 | Category: Adware
RocketSaler is an adware-related application that is created and designed by WebPick Intenet Holdings Ltd. In most cases, RocketSaler is delivered to users via the InstallRex download platform. RocketSaler was created with the intention to be useful in terms of saving money and time for users. As most other adware-supported programs, RocketSaler is sponsored by third party advertisements. Often, ads and offers by RocketSaler may contain links to third parties domains. Ads by RocketSaler may be in the shape of pop-ups, banners, offers, coupons, price comparison and inline text...

Uoqzz.download.girlsmen.xyz

Posted: December 17, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Uoqzz.download.girlsmen.xyz is one of those annoying pop-ups that are often the result of adware or a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) on your PC. Users may get infected by randomly clicking advertisement pop-ups or by downloading possibly infected e-mail attachments, as well as by installing other freeware via download and install managers. Once infiltrated your system, Uoqzz.download.girlsmen.xyz pop-up may prompt users to update a certain program or display other types of fake alerts. Moreover, Uoqzz.download.girlsmen.xyz may modify some of your browser default settings like homepage...

Adlinker.net

Posted: December 17, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Adlinker.net is a domain for redirecting advertising traffic, and does not, as of the latest reports by malware experts, host or promote any threatening content. Although not classified as a hazardous website, Adlinker.net has had recent incidental involvement in the activities of some Potentially Unwanted Programs and threats that flood this site with traffic for generating revenue. Symptoms of any unsolicited contact with Adlinker.net may be a symptom of a security breach by threats or adware, which you should resolve through the use of appropriate security programs, such as anti-malware...

Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.166854

Posted: December 17, 2014 | Category: Adware
Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.166854 is a detection name for an adware-supported program that is classified as a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.166854 is known to be related to Fusion Install (also known as Fusion Installer) that is a product signed by Joltlogic and published by Fusion Install. As most adware related applications, Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.166854 is distributed using bundling methods; so users might want to be cautious when installing other free products. Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.166854 may generate unwanted advertisements displayed on your...

Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.432610

Posted: December 17, 2014 | Category: Adware
Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.432610 is a detection for a program classified as a Potentially Unwanted Application (PUP) that exhibit adware capabilities. The Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.432610 infection is known to be related to Bunndle Stand-Alone Offer Manager by Bunndle Inc. Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.432610 may infiltrate your system via bundling marketing methods just as most adware related applications do and create registry keys. Once infected with Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.432610, users may experience unwanted commercial advertisements that are displayed while web browsing. Moreover,...

NinjaVOD

Posted: December 17, 2014 | Category: Adware
NinjaVOD is an adware-supported application that is classified as a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Application). In most cases, applications such as NinjaVOD utilize bundling marketing method based on pay-per-install premises, but users may download it from its official webpage too. NinjaVOD pretends to be a useful application that finds video content that is based on users' preferences, meeting their specific areas of interest. In reality, NinjaVOD is not as functional as it is described. As most of other adware-related applications, NinjaVOD infiltrate main browsers by installing a browser...

Worm.Win32.AutoRun.dtbv

Posted: December 17, 2014 | Category: Worms
Worm.Win32.Autorun.dtbv infection is a worm that often distributes itself via AutoRun exploits that involve removable hard drive devices and network-shared folders. In some cases, rogue anti-malware products display a fake alert message that your system has been infected with Worm.Win32.Autorun.dtbv, however, that does not mean you are actually infected. Once in your system, Worm.Win32.Autorun.dtbv may gather Yahoo IM contacts and later send spam messages to them, containing replicated version of the worm itself. Moreover, worms such as Worm.Win32.Autorun.dtbv may disable the use of Control...

PCTuner

Posted: December 16, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
PCTuner is classified a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). Unwanted applications such as PCTuner may be distributed via bundling marketing methods. PCTuner is prone to loading deceptive notification pop-ups on the screen of a PC that it is installed on. After installation, PCTuner runs a system scan. After the scan is complete, PCTuner displays a message alert claiming that your computer contains supposed system errors that need to be addressed. PCTuner may offer various services and a number to dial for supposedly providing a PC technician service. Use of the pop-up displayed by PCTuner...

Holiday.dynomite.deals

Posted: December 16, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Holiday.dynomite.deals pop-up is often the result of a Potentially Unwanted Program or adware related application on your computer. Bear in mind that PUPs are often downloaded on your computer with the download of another free application in a bundle. Users may often get redirected to Holiday.dynomite.deals or see an endless number of ads that might redirect them once clicked. Holiday.dynomite.deals may flood your browsers with commercial unwanted advertisements like pop-ups, banners and surveys as well.

Ratosto

Posted: December 16, 2014 | Category: Trojans
Ratosto is a typical trojan. Trojans are famous for sneaking up in a computer system silently and without notice. Ratosto may affect Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 operating systems causing your computer to run in a significantly decreased. Trojans such as Ratosto may often generate plenty of random files and folders, as well as replicate random registry keys and system files too. Moreover, threats like Ratosto may install additional plugins and other unwanted applications that may pose a risk to your system.

Adware.Plugin.736

Posted: December 16, 2014 | Category: Adware
Adware.Plugin.736 is related to a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that is often downloaded to a user's computer in a pay-per-install bundle. Adware-related plugins such as Adware.Plugin.736 are available for popular browsers. Although Adware.Plugin.736 is not a virus, computer security analysts advise users to remove it using legitimate anti-malware products since it exhibits adware capabilities. For example, an infection with Adware.Plugin.736 might often cause redirects to unwanted websites and thus generate online traffic for third parties. Moreover, Adware.Plugin.736 generates plenty...

Smart-Saver Plus

Posted: December 16, 2014 | Category: Adware
Smart-Saver Plus is one of those annoying browser extensions that have adware symptoms. This application is intended to save time and money by offering coupons and discounts, displaying similar products and shop comparison online. Smart-Saver Plus is mostly used as an advertising tool created to generate online traffic and money for third parties by redirecting users to sponsored links after they click on ads by Smart-Saver Plus. The Smart-Saver Plus extension is created to run on IE, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, making itself available to a vast audience.

Super Radio Ads

Posted: December 16, 2014 | Category: Adware
Super Radio falls in the adware category and may also be detected as a Potentially Unwanted Program (or a PUP). Super Radio is the kind of application that offers users the ability to enjoy music while they browse the Internet only by selecting a genre. The Super Radio application installs as a browser extension and works as a toolbar that offers music, live TV, e-mail notifier and a weather forecast. The Super Radio browser extension may change your browser default settings such as homepage and injects tons of unwanted commercial advertisements that are truly annoying.

Adware.JS.Agent.Q

Posted: December 16, 2014 | Category: Adware
Adware.JS.Agent.Q is a detection name that signals a particular application has adware capabilities. Adware.JS.Agent.Q is the JavaScript related to a browser extension, plugin or add-on that is created for advertising purposes. In most cases, Adware.JS.Agent.Q is associated with browser extensions that are created via the CrossRider network, enabling them to run on almost any web browser. Most users get infected with Adware.JS.Agent.Q after they downloaded freeware or shareware often bundled with a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). Once infiltrated your system, Adware.JS.Agent.Q generates...

Intl.codecpackriver.eu

Posted: December 15, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Intl.codecpackriver.eu is an advertisement-supported domain that is connected with browser hijackers and adware. Intl.codecpackriver.eu pretends to be a genuine and secure search engine. The creators of Intl.codecpackriver.eu may use free software to spread relevant toolbars. Commonly, suspicious download websites may be used to embed a particular toolbar to the package of the free application. If a computer user installs any freeware, he may also install an additional program, which may contain adware or browser hijackers. These security threats may modify the default homepage and search...

NoProblem Ads

Posted: December 15, 2014 | Category: Adware
NoProblem is adware that may display disturbing pop-up advertisements on the desktop of an affected PC. The pop-up advertisements of NoProblem may be utilized to publicize questionable websites. PC users might start noticing messages from NoProblem if their computers were corrupted by NoProblem. NoProblem may reduce the PC's performance and cover the desktop of the computer with pop-up messages and advertisements of NoProblem on every website the computer user visits. NoProblem may lead to a variety of system issues on the computer. NoProblem may typically come bundled with various no-cost...

Aplusgamer.com

Posted: December 15, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Aplusgamer.com is a suspicious browser hijacker and adware associated website, which imitates a trustworthy and legal search tool. In truth, Aplusgamer.com may only display commercial pop-up advertisements and trace browsing habits of the Internet user instead of giving him safe search results that could be trusted. If the computer user aims to search for anything online by using Aplusgamer.com, he won't get any protected search results except repeated redirections to questionable websites that may show random pop-up advertisements on the screen of the affected computer. Disturbing...
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