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Mac Adware Cleaner Ads

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:07:38 +0000

Mac Adware Cleaner Ads can show up after installing a potentially unwanted program (PUP); it could have a similar title to Mac Adware Cleaner. The advertisements might say the tool could protect your computer from adware, malware, and other threats alike. However, our researchers doubt the software could be capable of protecting the system from [...]

Developer Mode Extensions

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:41:55 +0000

Hundreds of extensions for Google Chrome are developed every day, but what concerns us the most is the so-called Developer Mode Extensions. These are browser extensions running in Developer Mode. If you have enabled this mode for testing purposes intentionally, there is no need to worry. On the other hand, closely inspect the list of [...]

Firewall Detected Suspicious Network Connections fake alert

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:19:17 +0000

Firewall Detected Suspicious Network Connections fake alert is a dubious warning message that you should avoid at all times. Such fake alerts are usually designed by cyber crooks so they could profit illegally from unsuspecting Internet users. The appearance of this invasive warning message might be an indication that a devious program is already active [...]

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:51:46 +0000

If has been set as your homepage and, because of that, it is launched for you automatically, there is a reason to believe that a browser hijacker has infected your computer. According to researchers at, it must be a browser hijacker belonging to the ELEX family because shares similarities with such websites [...]

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:50:02 +0000

Being constantly bombarded by annoying commercial advertisements is definitely not your idea of fun. However, that might happen because you have added to your browser. This domain belongs to a browser hijacker that modifies your browser’s settings without your permission. It might happen when you install freeware on your computer, so it means that [...]

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:35:20 +0000

If has become your homepage without permission, it must be a sign that a browser hijacker has slithered onto your computer. Users should never be blamed for installing these infections on their computers because browser hijackers are threats which are distributed in software bundles. Unfortunately, we cannot say that users have nothing to do [...]

Microcosm New Tab

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:46:32 +0000

Why did you choose to install Microcosm New Tab? Was it because this extension displays a unique animation in its background? The add-on is represented via the Chrome New Tab page, and once you install it, you face a normal-looking search engine with a strange animation in the background. Although the representation is unique, you [...]

NetSurf Ads

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:38:32 +0000

If you have already noticed NetSurf Ads on your screen, it must be true that NetSurf, a Google Chrome browser extension, is installed on a web browser you use to surf the Internet. There are only two explanations why you have it and see NetSurf Ads – you have downloaded this piece of software willingly [...]

Kill Jeeperscrypt Ransomware

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:20:00 +0000

Kill Jeeperscrypt Ransomware is a new severe threat that can slither onto your computer without your notice and it can encrypt your most precious files so that you cannot access them anymore and thus make you want to pay the ransom fee. It seems that the creators of this malicious program mainly target Portuguese speaking [...]


Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:21:57 +0000

RegistryCleaner is not a registry scanner you can trust although it is advertised as an extremely fast and powerful tool. Although it promises to delete unused files, make sure that the system does not crash ever again, and fix other issues, the truth is that it only pretends to be a powerful registry scanner just [...]