UTAdRemovalApp

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
UTAdRemovalApp is a new clone of previous 'Installed by enterprise policy' Extensions, such as Ytnoads or UtubbEAdRemmovalo. Like many other members of this family, UTAdRemovalApp specializes in modifying specific brands of Web browsers to load new advertisements through pop-ups and Web redirects. Alarmingly, malware experts also have seen UTAdRemovalApp and its close relatives using these functions to expose victims to some kind of attacks, either deliberately or coincidentally, which makes UTAdRemovalApp even more of a security threat than usual for adware. Any PC with UTAdRemovalApp...

IST Cleaner Pro

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
IST Cleaner Pro is a system optimizer, which is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). IST Cleaner Pro may be advertised and spread via other free software downloads, and once installed on the PC, it may state that various system issues have been detected on the computer. However, if the PC user tries to fix these system issues, IST Cleaner Pro may claim that the computer user needs to purchase its full version before being able to do this. IST Cleaner Pro may display annoying pop-up messages stating that numerous PC problems have been found on the computer system.

Mood Tube App

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Mood Tube App is adware that may hijack online searches of the PC user by modifying search results with sponsored links and rerouting the computer user to suspicious websites with mainly adware-related content. Mood Tube App may insert a plug-in, browser extension or add-on for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer Web browsers when the computer user installs other freeware. When PC users install these free programs, he may also automatically install Mood Tube App on the computer systems. Once installed, Mood Tube App may hijack a Web search box on many well-known social...

Spy Lookout App

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Spy Lookout App is adware and may be promoted via numerous free software downloads that might have packaged into their installation Spy Lookout App. When installed on the PC, Spy Lookout App may embed its own toolbar and change the default homepage, search provider or a new tab window with an affiliated suspicious website. Spy Lookout App may display unwanted pop-up advertisements, messages, banners and sponsored links in search results of any popular search engine and may collect search phrases or keywords from the PC user's search queries. Spy Lookout App may be packaged within the custom...

Bellaphant

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
Bellaphant is a potentially unwanted browser extension which claims to enhance the computer user's Internet surfing experience by showing content carrying websites that provide comparison shopping, discount coupons and adding other helpful functionality. Also, Bellaphant is a browser plug-in categorized as adware. The creators (SuperWeb LLC) of Bellaphant have made it compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox Web browsers. Bellaphant may proliferate and appear on the computer system through bundled free programs. Bellaphant may install itself on the PC stealthily...

Glomatron

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
Glomatron is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), which may display pop-up ads and messages repeatedly while the computer user is browsing the Web. The pop-up advertisements and messages delivered by Glomatron may be shown by its web browser plug-in, add-on or browser extension, which may be bundled and added together with free software that computer users may download from suspicious download websites. When downloading freeware, PC users may get an ad-supported browser plug-in, add-on or browser extension for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and other well-known Web...

DP1818

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Screenshot DP1818, also known as Adware.DP1818, is a program produced by mrlmedia and categorized as adware/a potentially unwanted program. Throughout its setup, DP1818 may register itself to run on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in an effort to automatically start-up (this is usually done to evade any UAC prompts). DP1818 may embed a Browser Helper Object (BHO) into Internet Explorer. DP1818 may insert a Web browser extension, add-on or plug-in into Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The DP1818 extension/toolbar may change the default Web browser's search and homepages...

Lpcloudbox[ARRAY OF NUMBERS].com

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Lpcloudbox[ARRAY OF NUMBERS].com is a questionable website that may be included in a commercial network that may show a variety of pop-up and inline advertisements through the use of potentially malicious browser plug-ins, add-ons, browser extensions and adware. [ARRAY OF NUMBERS] represents how PC users might encounter the same domain name but with an array of numbers within the domain such as Lpcloudbox404.com and Lpcloudbox402.com. The pop-up advertisements and tricky notifications displayed on Lpcloudbox[ARRAY OF NUMBERS].com may declare that the PC user's Video Player is outdated or...

Homemovieshd.com

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Homemovieshd.com is a suspicious website that may show the misleading pop-up message 'FLV Player is Recommended' while PC users are browsing the Web. The pop-up notification from Homemovieshd.com may be displayed on the computer if it is contaminated with adware, browser hijackers or other potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). Homemovieshd.com may be compromised by adware and browser hijackers or PUPs that may have inserted scripts into the web page with the purpose to display random pop-up messages, ads and sponsored banners on the PC. Security threats linked to Homemovieshd.com may...

PUP.YouTube Accelerator

Posted: March 19, 2014 | Category: Possibly Unwanted Program | Threat Level: 1/10
Screenshot PUP.YouTube Accelerator is an adware program that makes claims of improving your YouTube videos' performance, but has a history of accomplishing exactly the opposite result. Besides its interferences with streaming video playback, PUP.YouTube Accelerator also displays advertisements automatically and may install additional, unwanted software. Malware researchers recommend removing PUP.YouTube Accelerator, which makes fraudulent claims of its benefits and provides multiple drawbacks to your PC's security, although the use of appropriate system-scanning software may be required to...

PUP.EnhanceSoft

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
PUP.EnhanceSoft is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), which may be downloaded from suspicious websites when a PC user downloads free applications. PUP.EnhanceSoft may lead to numerous PC problems when it is downloaded and installed on the computer system. The PC user may agree to download PUP.EnhanceSoft when he is downloading other free programs, or he may download PUP.EnhanceSoft mistakenly by being not enough attentive to the installation process of the free app. When the PC user downloads any freeware from the Internet and does not follow the download agreement, he may not know...

PUP.FourFinders

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
PUP.FourFinders is a potentially unwanted program/adware that may attack Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome and other well-known Web browsers. PUP.FourFinders may show disturbing pop-up advertisements while the Web browser is operating. The main purpose of PUP.FourFinders may be to market a variety of suspicious websites that might have been made for commercial intentions that is to market numerous services and deals which, in truth, are intrusive and may interfere with the PC user's online activity. PUP.FourFinders may unwillingly divert the computer user to...

SafeWeb

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
SafeWeb is a browser add-on that may claim to enhance the computer user's Internet surfing activity by allowing comparison shopping and displaying special offers when they visit online shopping websites. Such functionality of SafeWeb may look legitimate; however, in reality, the SafeWeb plug-in is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The authors of the SafeWeb browser plug-in may distribute it through bundled freeware that PC users can download from suspicious download websites on the Internet. The browser add-on of SafeWeb may install itself on any well-known...

BlockTheAdApp

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
BlockTheAdApp, also known as BBlockTheAdApp, is a potentially unwanted program created by BLockTheAdApp. BlockTheAdApp may insert a Browser Helper Object (BHO) into Internet Explorer. BlockTheAdApp may also be categorized as adware. BlockTheAdApp may insert random advertisements with its affiliate advertising providers in an attempt to serve numerous advertisement types that may include banner, pop-ups and inline text links. The annoying ads of BlockTheAdApp may strive to advertise the installation of additional unsafe content which may include Web browser toolbars, optimization software...

Gim.mapopti.net

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Gim.mapopti.net is a suspicious website that may show a fake pop-up notification 'No Java detected/Whoops! Looks like you need to get the free Java download' on a computer system while computer users are browsing the Web. The fraudulent pop-up notification on Gim.mapopti.net 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 PC threats such as adware browser hijackers pertaining to Gim.mapopti.net may claim that the computer user needs to...

Updated-Browser.net

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Updated-Browser.net is a questionable website which may be connected with browser hijackers and adware that may spread and penetrate into the computer system through bundled free applications that are available for download on unsafe download websites. Browser hijackers and adware related to Updated-Browser.net may be integrated into Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox Web browsers without the computer user's agreement. Security threats associated with Updated-Browser.net may substitute the default homepage and search service with Updated-Browser.net, or open it as a new tab...

PUP.ProShopper

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
PUP.ProShopper, a program unrelated to the similar but separate Android application 'Pro Shopper,' is a Potentially Unwanted Program that's classified as adware. Without any features of any significance not associated with delivering advertisements to your browser, PUP.ProShopper is a minor security risk and usually should be uninstalled, despite its claims that PUP.ProShopper can provide quick access to new bargains. Throughout PUP.ProShopper's history, malware researchers also have seen most PC users suffer problems with removing PUP.ProShopper, which is why it's advised that you use...

PUP.Rocketfuel

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 1/10
PUP.Rocketfuel is one of many browser hijackers invested in redirecting your browser to unwanted websites, although PUP.Rocketfuel disguises itself as a humble add-on that is marketed as a benign product. As a member of the Conduit family, PUP.Rocketfuel will not redirect you to compromised sites deliberately, but sites associated with Conduit add-ons aren't known for their strict security or relevant search results, and malware experts recommend avoiding contact with them. Since many PC users have issues with removing PUP.Rocketfuel easily, you shouldn't hesitate in using appropriate...

PUP.FindBestDeal

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) | Threat Level: 2/10
PUP.FindBestDeal is adware that loads advertisements in your Web browser while pretending that its advertisements provide shopping-related advantages, such as exclusive discounts or low prices. While malware analysts haven't found much of value from PUP.FindBestDeal's so-called best deals, they have found that PUP.FindBestDeal displays many traits common to Potentially Unwanted Programs that aren't advantageous to keep on your browser. Removing PUP.FindBestDeal always is encouraged for your browser's performance and safety, with anti-adware products having the best chances of doing so...

‘Name Not Available’ Virus

Posted: March 18, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
The 'Name Not Available' Virus is a Trojan that exhibits adware-like traits, such as hijacking your audio services to deliver sound-based advertisements. Suppressing the most obvious symptoms of a 'Name Not Available' Virus sometimes is possible, but never should be done as a substitute for disinfecting your PC, due to the risk of other attacks associated with any threat capable of attacks resembling those of a 'Name Not Available' Virus. Since the 'Name Not Available' Virus is typically injected into an unrelated process and will try to prevent its own removal, malware researchers suggest...
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