Posted: October 23, 2015
The Threat Meter is a malware assessment that SpywareRemove.com's research team is able to give every identifiable malware threat. Our Threat Meter includes several criteria based off of specific malware threats to value their severity, reach and volume. The Threat Meter is able to give you a numerical breakdown of each threat's initial Threat Level, Detection Count, Volume Count, Trend Path and Percentage Impact. The overall ranking of each threat in the Threat Meter is a basic breakdown of how all threats are ranked within our own extensive malware database. The scoring for each specific malware threat can be easily compared to other emerging threats to draw a contrast in its particular severity. The Threat Meter is a useful tool in the endeavor of seeking a solution to remove a threat or pursue additional analytical research for all types of computer users.
The following fields listed on the Threat Meter containing a specific value, are explained in detail below:
Threat Level: The threat level scale goes from 1 to 10 where 10 is the highest level of severity and 1 is the lowest level of severity. Each specific level is relative to the threat's consistent assessed behaviors collected from SpyHunter's risk assessment model.
Detection Count: The collective number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular malware threat. The detection count is calculated from infected PCs retrieved from diagnostic and scan log reports generated by SpyHunter.
Volume Count: Similar to the detection count, the Volume Count is specifically based on the number of confirmed and suspected threats infecting systems on a daily basis. High volume counts usually represent a popular threat but may or may not have infected a large number of systems. High detection count threats could lay dormant and have a low volume count. Criteria for Volume Count is relative to a daily detection count.
Trend Path: The Trend Path, utilizing an up arrow, down arrow or equal symbol, represents the level of recent movement of a particular threat. Up arrows represent an increase, down arrows represent a decline and the equal symbol represent no change to a threat's recent movement.
% Impact (Last 7 Days): This demonstrates a 7-day period change in the frequency of a malware threat infecting PCs. The percentage impact correlates directly to the current Trend Path to determine a rise or decline in the percentage.
MiniBrowser Crawler Description
The creators of MiniBrowser Crawler advertise it as a web client that is better than the popular browsers. Allegedly, the small size of this application should allow it to operate faster than Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The description of MiniBrowser Crawler is misleading, as this piece of software may not accomplish what it promises. It is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that may come with an array of unpleasant side effects. The primary function of this suspicious application is to direct web traffic towards sponsored pages. To achieve this task, MiniBrowser Crawler may create many commercial materials and put them everywhere on the sites you open. It is important to note that this PUP may include ads in all other browsers that you have. What you may notice immediately after the installation of MiniBrowser Crawler are many pop-ups, banners and interstitial ads. The chances for these ads to optimize your online shopping are, at best, slim. The sites that rely on the services of this PUP to gain visitors may be too shady to be trusted. On some cases, similar programs have transferred unsuspecting users towards unsafe parts of the Internet such as sites that may host harmful software. MiniBrowser Crawler may substitute your preferred start page with an unknown and unreliable search page like crawler.com. This platform may display highly manipulated results as another way to promote its partners. You may notice some performance issues of your browsers after the installation of MiniBrowser Crawler. Some of the ads may be resource-consuming, which may lead to a significantly slower operating speed or sporadic freezes. The PUP has no official site so it may sneak into your PC together with freeware. The advice of the experts is to use a reliable anti-malware tool to delete MiniBrowser Crawler.
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