Named just like any other genuine anti-virus programs, XP Antivirus 2014 is in effect a rogueware trying to trap PC users into purchasing its so-called “licensed”/”advanced” version to solve the problems it claims to have. Usually speaking, no PC users would know how and when XP Antivirus 2014 installed itself. When the rogueware installs, it would automatically pop up to scan the PC at each Windows start without bothering the victims.
Though Windows XP has stopped service, many people keep it. Because of this, virus makers forge the software and attack the vulnerable system. By capitalizing Rookit technique, XP Antivirus 2014 embezzles the genuine look of typical Windows Antivirus programs to be convincing. To make people keep using it, the rogueware offers services including Internet Security, Personal Security, Proactive Defense and Firewall that are needed most by today’s people; however, the rogueware using such services to grab personal information and disturb healthy operation.
Websearch.searchandfly.info is not a reputable domain categorized as browser hijack virus – one computer infection which may result in hazardous symptoms on the OS that it infects. It has been considered as a malignant advertising platform that is operated by malware distributors who strive to benefit from victims with the aid of uncontrolled pop-up advertisements including banners, coupons or other bogus online deals. Websearch.searchandfly.info browser hijack virus serves as a very newly computer virus; it is compatible with common-used web browsers, some examples of which are Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. The infection can always sneak into a user’s computer through a variety of dishonest approaches. As long as being installed and activated, Websearch.searchandfly.info virus will fleetly implement damaging project by typically modifying original DNS (Domain Name Server) configuration as well as other system settings.
A lot of online computer users are questioning the Pc-fix-quickk.com popping-up on the Internet browsers of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, etc. In fact, the Pc-fix-quickk.com is categorized as potentially unwanted pop-up ads due to it is closely related with malware. You’ll be recommended if you want to have Java in order for proceed-never click ok. Once clicked ok and downloaded the potentially wanted Java, your computer will be in high-risk of danger. Many perilous virus attacks occur by using a variety of social engineering tactics. Recommending users download established risky software is a critical first stage of a malware attack, as it lays the ground work dedicated to the final total compromise of the targeted machine whether it is Windows operating system, Mac OS X or Android system. According to a recent survey, Pc-fix-quickk.com has attacked many users’ computers and boosted malicious traffic luring victimized users into following risky activities. Refer to the Pc-fix-quickk.com pop-up malware screenshot as below.
Better-search.net is an unpleasant infection for the computer users who might not realize it is a browser hijacker in the first place. Better-search.net is a redirect virus secretly invading into the targeted computer by using improper means, and once it succeeded, the browser performance would be come weirder and weirder. Better-search.net could brazenly modify the original settings in the browser such as replacing the default homepage into Better-search.net or adding a mass of unknown links and components into the browser for purposes. What’s worse, most of the Internet users could be confused by the Better-search.net friendly interface which look just like the regular ones like Google Chrome. For this reason, some users might not even find the homepage has been changed, blindly using Better-search.net as the default search service, so the Better-search.net could freely lead them to any website it wanted to.
Spellso Search is considered as a kind of malware called browser hijacker. It is able to access to any of common browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. Victims find this browser hijacker malware when they are redirected to a site addressed istsearch.com without any solicitation and the page shows an icon Spellso. From the webpage victim also can see the detail search section for Web, Images, Videos and News. There is no advertisements and no pop-ups, which may mislead victims to use it when they find they can stop the unwanted redirection and can’t find effective way to remove it. What’s more tricked is that it shows a disguised search button similar to the illegal one and victims find that the search engine on the toolbar is the same as usual.
The name and the philosophy of Web Protect state that the browser extension is computer user-beneficial to interdict any possible access to potentially dangerous web sites and thus ward off virus that distributed trough the Internet in which we now get much involved today.
As a matter of fact, Web Protect is a PUP that tricks people into downloading and installing and that collects user data to display targeted contextual based advertisements. Evidence are:
By doing so, Web Protect manages to intercept and accumulate traffic to gain revenue from pay-per click/click through rate.
Win 8 Antispyware 2014 belongs to the category of Rogue security software or fake antispyware, regularly programmed by malware distributors with the objective of disrupting targeted machine and implement money extortion. In the literal sense, Win 8 Antispyware 2014 rogue infection particularly assaults individuals using Windows 8 compatible PCs. This rogue security software, in computing, turns up as one form of Internet fraud bundled with extra computer malware that is capable of resulting in hazardous symptoms on the computer that it infects. Win 8 Antispyware 2014 malware generally appears to victims by display a bogus Windows warning on the monitor, allegedly claiming that the machine has been affected by numerous high-risk computer viruses. Afterwards, Win 8 Antispyware 2014 infection will take advantage of the fear, worry of PC users, threatening them to register and purchase its so-called unlimited PC protection.
Foxtab Audio Converter attempts to be an advanced audio converter program that is capable of helping you convert a wide range of formats with ease as your needs such as the *.mp2, *.mp3, *.aac, *.wma1, *.wma2 and more. It declares that the great abilities to offer you unlimited support regarding on converting your music file formats, nearly all audio formats. Easy to use, and the faster conversion process only takes a few of seconds. Is Foxtab Audio Converter as great as it said? In fact, the Foxtab Audio Converter program has been categorized as potentially unwanted program due to it can dedicate to an infectious computer. This implies that Foxtab Audio Converter potentially is a kind of malware that can carry our incredible damage on the victimized computers. The true nature of Foxtab Audio Converter is malicious, taken used by cybercriminal gangs to lure online computer users into downloading with fake message. Once Internet users followed the recommended download, Foxtab Audio Converter malwre can fast drop down malicious payload and quickly compromise the targeted machine without any consent. And then the malware will try every effort to acquire benefit from the victimized machine.
Win 7 Protection 2014 has been confirmed to be a fake protection software pretending to be useful and beneficial for the computer system and in fact, it could only bring nothing but damages to it. In most cases, Win 7 Protection 2014 gets installed into the targeted computer without user’s awareness, and once it succeeded, the whole system would be put in serious danger that most of the users could not realize in a timely manner. For this reason, users might mistakenly use Win 7 Protection 2014 as the default protection and help the wicked wicked malware with wicked deeds. As long as using Win 7 Protection 2014 to scan the system, users could receive an appalling report about the current status of the computer, noticing about those infected files remaining in the computer so as to keep the users worrying.
Simply, Findamo.com virus is supposed to be a kind of malware which is aimed at causing redirection and lead to browser hijacker infection. This redirect virus may cause bad surfing experience on web and threat to Internet security.