Antivirus1.descargar.es

Posted: February 18, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Antivirus1.descargar.es is a Spanish website that uses intentionally mislabeled downloads to attack its visitors with installers for threats, with its most common payloads including rogue security products. Because Antivirus1.descargar.es's downloads usually are disguised to look like another kind of software that actually would be desirable to install, searches for other programs may lead you to Antivirus1.descargar.es or similar attack websites. Malware researchers encourage the full use of all available anti-malware solutions, both for blocking Antivirus1.descargar.es's attacks and for...

Lp.sharelive.net

Posted: February 18, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Lp.sharelive.net is a website that uses certain kind of attacks for installing threats that are disguised as legitimate downloads of media players, download managers and other software. What limited Lp.sharelive.net marketing exists tends to be in the form of pop-ups, which have been known to use the icons of unrelated companies to encourage a high click-through rate. Contact with Lp.sharelive.net, whether you accept its downloads or refuse them, is a good basis to conclude that your PC could have been compromised, after which malware analysts strongly advise you to use anti-malware...

PUP.VuuPC

Posted: February 18, 2014 | Category: Possibly Unwanted Program | Threat Level: 1/10
VuuPC is a potentially unwanted program that could cause several unwanted and annoying actions on your computer. The VuuPC application may load through previously installed freeware programs or bundled software applications. When it is loaded, VuuPC may then change your default home page or cause unwanted redirects to questionable sites. Additionally, VuuPC could be associated with various advertisement pop-ups that eventually cause your web browser to perform poorly limiting your ability to surf the internet. The effects of VuuPC may be reversed by removing the VuuPC program and all of...

Registry Dr.

Posted: February 18, 2014 | Category: Possibly Unwanted Program | Threat Level: 1/10
Screenshot Registry Dr. is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) created by EuroTrade A.L. Ltd which is categorized as a system optimizer. When installed on a PC, Registry Dr. may register itself to automatically run on the computer system whenever the PC user starts Windows. Registry Dr. can be a downloaded and installed from its official website; however, it may usually be installed from questionable download websites when downloading freeware. Registry Dr. may launch faux system scans and display bogus security notifications declaring that numerous hard drive errors and security threats...

Adware.Dealsfinder

Posted: February 18, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Screenshot Adware.Dealsfinder is adware that may show disturbing pop-up advertisements based on the PC user's browsing activities on the computer system. When installed on the PC, Adware.Dealsfinder may add an unwanted browser add-on, plug-in or extension on the Web browser. If Adware.Dealsfinder pop-up advertisements are shown on the computer system once the PC user opens a new tab on the Web browser, it means that the PC may be affected by adware, particularly, Adware.Dealsfinder or a PUP (potentially unwanted program). Adware.Dealsfinder may cover the desktop of the PC with disturbing pop-up...

Adware.Quiknowledge

Posted: February 18, 2014 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Quiknowledge is adware that may show annoying pop-up ads and messages in a Web browser related to the computer user's browsing activity when the PC user is visiting a variety of possibly suspicious websites. The Quiknowledge advertisements and messages may signify that the computer system is affected by adware or a potentially unwanted application. Quiknowledge may be distributed and install itself onto the computer system packaged with numerous freeware, which computer users can download and install from the Internet. Freeware may often include numerous other programs, which may be...

‘Select Speed to Continue’ Pop-Up Message

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
'Select Speed to Continue' is a fraudulent pop-up alert which may be used to install adware or potentially unwanted applications on a PC. If the pop-up alert saying 'Select Speed to Continue' emerges while a PC user is surfing the Internet, it is advised to reject it and close the current window. 'Select Speed to Continue' pop-up message may seem to be sent by a genuine creator, while, in truth, it may just strive to dupe the computer user into downloading adware or potentially unwanted applications. If the PC user clicks on a link from the page of the 'Select Speed to Continue' pop-up...

‘Your system doesn’t support this video file’ Pop-Up Message

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
The 'Your system doesn't support this video file' pop-up message is a corrupted pop-up used to install threats by pretending that the 'Your system doesn't support this video file' pop-up message offers a video codec update. Because this particular attack has a history of being used by threats that are already installed at the time of the pop-up's appearance, and the 'Your system doesn't support this video file' pop-up message-related encounter should provoke an analysis by qualified anti-malware tools. Even if you refuse the update offered by the 'Your system doesn't support this video...

‘The Shockwave Flash Player has crashed’ Pop-Up Message

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
The 'Shockwave Flash Player has crashed' pop-up message is a fake warning message meant to resemble a prompt to reinstall, reactivate or update Flash, but actually is an attack that tries to install unrelated, and potentially threatening software onto your PC. Because the 'Shockwave Flash Player has crashed' pop-up message may distribute high-level PC threats that may inject themselves into other memory processes, steal personal information or open backdoor security holes. Even unwitting contact with the 'Shockwave Flash Player has crashed' pop-up message is a cause for immediate concern....

‘Download plugin for Windows’ Pop-Up Message

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
'Download plugin for Windows' is a misleading pop-up message that may be used to install potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) or adware to computers. 'Download plugin for Windows' pop-up message may show up on any Web browser installed on the computer when the PC user is surfing the Internet. Adware and potentially unwanted programs related to the 'Download plugin for Windows' pop-up message may compromise the full window and state that the PC user has to download a plug-in for his Windows. In reality, the 'Download plugin for Windows' pop-up message is not linked to any legitimate...

‘Your FLV Player is ready to Download’ Pop-Up Message

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
The 'Your FLV Player is ready to Download' pop-up message is a pop-up-based attack that tries to install unwanted software or threats onto your PC – by disguising its download as a media player update. Although the 'Your FLV Player is ready to Download' pop-up message is neither the first nor the last FLV-themed attack that malware analysts expect to see, recent drive-by-downloads like the 'Your FLV Player is ready to Download' pop-up messages often incorporate new techniques that could bypass outdated security software, or new payloads with especially threatening variants of common...

FULL-DISKfighter

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
FULL-DISKfighter is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) created by SPAMfighter ApS. FULL-DISKfighter is categorized as a system optimizer. FULL-DISKfighter may scan a PC for redundant files that can be deleted to restore valuable hard drive space and may clean space-consuming Windows Update history, service packs, temporary browser data, crash logs, log files, error reports, and memory dumps. FULL-DISKfighter may also reorganize or defrag hard drives more effectively than built-in Windows applications, and find large and duplicate files taking up valuable hard disk space.

Mynetcop.net

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Mynetcop.net is an unreliable website which may be a component of an online scam. Mynetcop.net may be designed with the aim to pilfer money from trusting computer users. Mynetcop.net may be connected with malware threats that, when installed on the computer, may display a fake Police alert and block the PC and Web browser so that computer users cannot visit any other websites except Mynetcop.net. The pop-up page on Mynetcop.net may state that the computer user's online habits have been found to spread copyrighted files and pornography movies. Based on these supposed cybercrime actions, the...

Valuedealshopper.com

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Valuedealshopper.com is a suspicious website that through the use of relevant security threats may show annoying pop-up ads, banners and messages carrying numerous deals and offers on various websites. The main purpose of Valuedealshopper.com pop-up ads, banners and messages may be to promote numerous unknown or commercial websites, boost their traffic and generate advertising revenue from advertisements. PC threats that may display Valuedealshopper.com pop-up messages, ads and banners may make the default browser changes in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. PC infections...

Tubemovieshd.com

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Tubemovieshd.com is a misleading website that may occur as a real and protected search provider, but, in truth, it may be related to browser hijackers and adware that may result in constant browser redirects on the Web browser. If any browser hijackers or adware exist on the PC, the computer user may get unwillingly rerouted to Tubemovieshd.com and other similar websites that may be commercial and display random pop-up ads, banners, messages and sponsored links. Once installed on the computer system, malware infections connected with Tubemovieshd.com may add a potentially unwanted toolbar...

Flashplayercpc.com

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Flashplayercpc.com is a questionable website which may display a fraudulent warning message. If a computer user clicks on a fake pop-up window in a Web browser, the PC may be in danger of being possibly affected by potentially unwanted program (PUPs), adware, browser hijackers, unwanted add-ons, plug-ins, browser extensions, and other malware threats. The bogus alert shown by PC threats associated with Flashplayercpc.com may seem to be real; however, computer users should not to rely on it. If the fake notification appears on the computer system, the PC user might have probably clicked some...

Free-dls.com

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Free-dls.com is a suspicious website that may be related to adware and browser hijackers. PC threats pertaining to Free-dls.com may show a pop-up message on a Web browser offering a PC user to update a flash player or some other program. Computer users should not rush clicking on the 'Update' or 'Download' button on the pop-up message displayed on Free-dls.com. This is a fake message that, in actuality, may try to install potentially unwanted programs or adware onto the computer system, and it is not associated with any legitimate software updates. Free-dls.com pop-up messages may appear on...

Codepackjav.descargar.es

Posted: February 17, 2014 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Codepackjav.descargar.es is a misleading website that may cover a screen of a PC with a bogus pop-up warning message while computer users are surfing online. The pop-up warning message of Codepackjav.descargar.es may come from adware and enter the PC when a computer user downloads freeware from a download websites. The tricky pop-up alert shown on Codepackjav.descargar.es may offer the PC user to download a plug-in for Windows XP, Vista, 7 + 8. In actuality, this alert is not related to the PC user's operating system. The Codepackjav.descargar.es notification was produced to possibly...

JackPOS

Posted: February 14, 2014 | Category: Malware | Threat Level: 7/10
JackPOS is Point-of-Sale or POS spyware that compromises PCs used for credit card transactions, stealing the related financial information and, afterward, sending it to third parties for future abuse. In comparison to similar PC threats, JackPOS is a globe-trotting Trojan that's been seen in significant numbers within countries as different as South Korea, Spain and the United States. To protect itself from being noticed, JackPOS disguises both its installer and its installed components so that they resemble the files of a safe Java update. Businesses that use appropriate PC security...

Backdoor.Win32.Miancha

Posted: February 14, 2014 | Category: Backdoors | Threat Level: 6/10
Backdoor.Win32.Miancha is a Trojan that creates a backdoor connection to a C&C (or Command & Control) server, enabling Backdoor.Win32.Miancha to transfer stolen information, download new threats or receive commands from its controller. The infection vectors for Backdoor.Win32.Miancha attacks may use disguises, such as software updates, and with Backdoor.Win32.Miancha recently implicated in incidental attacks against a nuclear plant, PC security for industrial targets can safely be said to be as important as it is for the average Web surfer. Until malware experts acquire more details on...
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