• How to remove Weatherbuddy Ads

    How to remove Weatherbuddy Ads

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    How to remvoe Weatherbuddy Ads

    How to remvoe Weatherbuddy Ads

    What is Weatherbuddy Ads:

    Threat Classification: PUP/adware

    Weatherbuddy a.k.a. Weatherbuddy Ads is a highly questionable and suspicious application, which also contains a malicious browser extension, classified by the majority of the reputable malware researchers as an adware and a PUP. Even though, that the Weatherbuddy may look like a regular weather widget, our malware researchers concluded, that the application is responsible for various system stability issues as well as for the overall computer performance problems. Usually, this alone is more than enough to label the program as Potentially Unwanted Product, however, our security experts found out, that the Weatherbuddy actually uses intrusive & deceptive ads marketing and once installed, it starts monitoring your web browsing activities and at the same time, it begins to collect various private browsing data, which later is sold to other companies and they will use it for their own marketing purposes. If you have already seen or experienced some of the Weatherbuddy Ads in your browser, our security experts strongly recommend you perform a full system malware scan asap, as there is a clear threat for your online safety. The Weatherbuddy Ads appears to work with all well-known browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. [Read More…]

  • How to remove EasyFileConvert Toolbar

    How to remove EasyFileConvert Toolbar

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    How to remove EasyFileConvert Toolbar

    How to remove EasyFileConvert Toolbar

    What is EasyFileConvert:

    Threat Classification: PUP/Browser Hijacker

    EasyFileConvert or EasyFileConvert Toolbar is an application developed by Mindspark Interactive Network and powered by the MyWay. It is considered a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) and a Browser Hijacker by the majority of the reputable security researchers in the IT security branch. After performing a very thorough inspection, our security researchers have classified the EasyFileConvert Toolbar as a browser hijacker and a PUP. You might have observe, that even on the official web page, there is a warning, which is saying, that if your download the EasyFileConvert application, you are agreeing, that your browser search scoop will be changed as well as you New Tab URL and that you are agreeing with their End User License Agreement and Privacy Policy – if you have some experience with the crapware over the Internet, this should immediately start a red blinking light somewhere in your mind, but most of the users even don’t read these things! The EasyFileConvert could be downloaded from the http://www.EasyFileConvert.com, however it is distributed by some websites, in suspicious software bundles, which could install much more then just this toolbarOnce the EasyFileConvert is installed on the victim’s computer, the PUP/Browser Hijacker will first try to change browsers settings & windows registry, making the recovery much harder. It will also change the default search engine to MyWay.com and the default new tab home page to http://hp.myway.com. The browser hijacker will attach itself to every popular and widely used web browser on the victim’s PC, and will compromise the browser`s settings such as the home page and the default search engine. So when next time the user performs a web search, it will be redirected to http://hp.myway.com/. Our advise is to consider the search results compromised and to get rid of the hp.myway.com web search as soon as possible. [Read More…]

  • How to remove ScenicHomepage Toolbar

    How to remove ScenicHomepage Toolbar

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    How to remvoe ScenicHomepage Toolbar

    How to remvoe ScenicHomepage Toolbar

    What is ScenicHomepage:

    Threat Classification: PUP/Browser Hijacker

    ScenicHomepage or ScenicHomepage Toolbar is an application, which was designed and developed by the notorious Mindspark Interactive Network and powered by the MyWay. It is considered a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) and a Browser Hijacker by the majority of the reputable security researchers in the IT security branch. After some very thorough review, our security specialists classified the ScenicHomepage Toolbar as a browser hijacker and a PUP. The ScenicHomepage could be downloaded from the http://www.ScenicHomepage.com, however it is also distributed by some highly suspicious and questionable websites, which are basically including it in suspicious software bundles, which could install much more then just this toolbarOnce the ScenicHomepage is installed on the victim’s computer, the PUP/Browser Hijacker will first try to change browsers settings & windows registry, making the recovery much harder. It will also change the default search engine to MyWay.com and the default new tab home page to http://hp.myway.com. The browser hijacker will attach itself to every popular and widely used web browser on the victim’s PC, and will compromise the browser`s settings such as the home page and the default search engine. So when next time the user performs a web search, it will be redirected to //hp.myway.com/. Our advise is to consider the search results compromised and to get rid of the hp.myway.com web search as soon as possible. [Read More…]

  • How to remove DragonBoost Adware

    How to remove DragonBoost Adware

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    How to remove DragonBoost Adware

    How to remove DragonBoost Adware

    What is DragonBoost:

    Threat Classification: Adware/PUP

    The DragonBoost is an adware, which infiltrates user’s systems using software bundle and once successfully installed, it starts the adware. The DragonBoost adware is designed and build by the AltoCloud company, which has already built such applications like the AdVPN adware. Our malware researchers ran multiple tests and performed many experiments on the DragonBoost and at the end, they classified it as an adware. According to the majority of the reputable malware researchers in the IT sector, the DragonBoost could make your browser to start opening various pop-ups or do random redirects to various websites, full of very questionable or even dangerous web ads. The DragonBoost adware is usually distributed using software bundles, that often contain some shareware and freeware products, configured to install as default when the user accepts the terms. If you suspect, that you have the DragonBoost adware installed on your computer, our security experts strongly recommend running a full system malware scan, using some reputable and reliable anti-malware product, just like the award-winning anti-malware product SpyHunter 4.

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  • How to remove Zwhip Adware

    How to remove Zwhip Adware

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    How to remove Zwhip Adware

    How to remove Zwhip Adware

     

    What is Zwhip:

    Threat Classification: PUP/Adware

    Zwhip is a very shady and questionable software application, that is classified by the security specialists as an adware. The reason for the Zwhip application classification is its intrusive ads and stealth installation process – the computer user isn’t asked for any kind of permission – the application simply gets installed and shortly after, some suspicious ads start appearing all over the infected computer. The Zwhip pretends to provide users with access to websites, currently blocked or restricted to their location, which sounds great and appears to be working, however, most of the Zwhip work is done behind the scene, where it creates virtual layer, which is a transparent browser window with no borders, that overlaps your current one and is used to show ads. This virtual layer could easily be modified and later used to hijack everything from your screen or keyboard and should be considered a potential security risk. Furthermore, the intrusive ads are very annoying and the computer user is often often driven crazy by these unstoppable ads. Zwhip usually shows the latest online shopping deals, coupons and other saving methods that will be provided using your search termshowever after a thorough inspection our security experts concluded, that the Zwhip as a dangerous Adware, that is capable of hijacking & motioning your entire web traffic, which later could be shared or sold to some 3rd party companies, which will use it for their own marketing purposes. The Zwhip adware employs intrusive ads marketing and once installed, your browsing habits will be monitored and shared – this may include various private browsing data like browsing locations, browsing URLs, search keywords, cookies and even credentials, usernames, email addresses and in some cases even passwords and financial information. If you already saw some of the Zwhip on your computer, our security experts strongly recommend you to remove it as soon as possible, before further damage occurs or even data gets lost. The Zwhip adware works with all well-known browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. [Read More…]