Warning! Critical update!

Warning! Critical update!

“Warning! Critical update! The following important update is available for your computer.” is a fake page that when access by user, it will drop deadly malware on the computer. Pages for this fake browser update are hosted in various domains put up by the attacker. “Warning! Critical update!” was made to target users of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. More

PUP.Optional.WhiteSmoke.A

PUP.Optional.WhiteSmoke.A

PUP.Optional.WhiteSmoke.A is detection by Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and other security program for a module that belongs to WhiteSmoke adware. Normally, what is embedded into the computer is a WhiteSmoke Toolbar. It arrives on the computer uninvited via another program called as freeware. More

PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro

PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro

PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro is a detection used by the program Malwarebytes Anti-malware to identify a computer threat linked to PC Optimizer Pro product. It uses the code “PUP” as in potentially unwanted program due to the nature of the software. It is not a virus, though it may possess similar traits. It gains access on the computer without your knowledge through other programs. “Optional” means that this threat may give user an option whether to install the program or not. More

CryptoLocker Ransomware

CryptoLocker Ransomware

CryptoLocker is a virus or ransomware program that will encrypt files on the infected computer. This malware arrives on the computer through another infection. Trojan or other form of malware may explorer target computer for known weaknesses. This will be use as the channel to drop CryptoLocker on the system. Upon execution, the virus will inject code into the system folder as well as in the registry. This action allows CryptoLocker to run on each Windows bootup. More

websearch.pur-esult.info Hijacker

websearch.pur-esult.info Hijacker

websearch.pur-esult.info is a browser hijacker that promotes an unknown search engine. It overrides your current home page settings with its own. This action does not require your approval neither will you notice when it is transpiring. It is distributed through other programs known as freeware. websearch.pur-esult.info code is embedded so it also gets installed when the program is installed. More

ZenDeals Toolbar and Coupons

ZenDeals Toolbar and Coupons

ZenDeals Toolbar and Coupons is an adware program that has a sole intention of providing online shoppers with working coupons. It helps you save time and money by providing only coupons that are verified usable. Thus, users don’t have to do test whether coupons are working or expired. More

midicair Toolbar

midicair Toolbar

midicair Toolbar is another unwanted add-on from Conduit LTD. It is hosted on greattoolbard.com also known as midicair Community Toolbar. Just as any adware, this one offers many useless links and buttons. Search, radio, Skype, Twitter, Facebook, weather, are just some of the links you can find on midicair Toolbar. More

Entrusted Toolbar

Entrusted Toolbar

Entrusted Toolbar is an adware that came from the family of Conduit Ltd or also called Community OurToolbar. It was made specifically for known browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Entrusted Toolbar claims to be a useful add-on for your browser. However, included in the code is a function that will analyze user’s preference and behavior when surfing the web. This data will be sent to vendors in order to present ads specific to your line of interest. More

servedby.bigfineads.com pop-up

servedby.bigfineads.com pop-up

servedby.bigfineads.com is an advertising platform used by certain adware to display pop-up, sidebar, and slider advertisements on the browser. This can be installed on the computer without your consent via third-party programs. servedby.bigfineads.com keeps on showing ads no matter any ad-blocking program is installed on the computer. It is using a technique that able to bypass even notable security programs. More

PUP.Optional.StartPage

PUP.Optional.StartPage

PUP.Optional.StartPage is detection by Malwarebytes Anti-malware and other security software to identify an adware that modifies Internet browser’s home page. This detection covers various adware that has a tendency to override the home page with search engine or any kind of page that is not set by the user. More