Published July 6th, 2014 by Cindy Young
Overview of Shopping Assistant
Threat Type: Adware \ Browser helper object (BHO) \ Toolbar \ Browser plugin or add-on
Security Level: ★★★★★ Severe \ Critical \ High
Major Affected OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and XP
Shopping Assistant, also referred to ads by Shopping Assistant, is a brand-new member from the group of potentially unwanted programs which affect computer all around the world. In some case, Shopping Assistant may be not directly related to malware or spyware, but it does exhibit many harmful traits that impede the normal running of a PC. The program pretends to boost your browser experience and help you save lots of money and time. However, in reality it’s designed by cyber criminals to generate revenue from you. After breaking into your machine, the ads will display all kinds of discounts, coupon codes and deals whenever you visit some online shopping websites. You’re constantly redirected to unfamiliar web pages since the virus has the ability to modify the configuration of affected search engine which may include Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Besides, your default homepage will be changed casually without asking any of your permission. It’s crystal clear that the presence of Shopping Assistant seriously interferes with your online activities and may even create more chance for the invitation of other malware or spyware. If your computer is unfortunately encountered with the Shopping Assistant, you’re advised not to click on any ads shown on its page and carry out actions to exterminate it immediately. Read the rest of this post »
Published July 6th, 2014 by Oliver Porter
Computer issues you may suffer after the presence of Generic PUP.y:
Generic PUP.y is classified as potential unwanted programs which can enter into the target PC via various ways. Usually, Generic PUP.y gets into the target PC by hiding in the installation package of free software that can be downloaded from internet and uses spam email attachments. You’d better choose customer installation during the freeware setup process to avoid install any other applications that you are not familiar with and avoid open emails from unknown people or with strange titles. Also, Generic PUP.y can take advantage of system vulnerabilities to invade into the compromised PC sneakily, thus, it is recommended that you keep you antivirus software up to date and scan your PC regularly.
After Generic PUP.y showing up, computer users may definitely suffer quite a lot of PC issues. Firstly is the poor running speed as Generic PUP.y runs in the background to take up a plenty of computer resources and CPU memories. As time goes by, people may notice that strange processes running in the Task Manage, unknown icons and shortcuts appear on the desktop. If you keep Generic PUP.y longer in your PC, windows freeze, blue screen of death and unstable internet connection will come out to disturb you one after another. Read the rest of this post »
Published July 6th, 2014 by Vera M Gallardo
Know More about Win32/Tnega.VFDOJC
Win32/Tnega.VFDOJC is classified as the Trojan horse infection which can take advantage of your system vulnerability to sneak into your computer and perform malicious activities on your computer without your knowledge. Usually Win32/Tnega.VFDOJc can get into your computer via visiting questionable websites, opening spam email attachments, downloading free software online without paying attention to the default installation of the free software.
As we all know, Win32/Tnega.VFDOJc is designed by cyber hackers to perform malicious activities on your computer, to achieve its purpose, it can operate on your computer backdoor to monitor your computer activities and report to the remote server. On the other hand, it may record your keystrokes to steal your confidential information like user name, password, credit card info, etc. what’s more, with the hole it chiseling up on the backdoor, it can invite other unwanted malware like Trojan, worms or rogue programs to compromise your computer and you will find that your computer is running slower and slower than before.
To avoid being infected by the similar infection like Win32/Tnega.VFDOJc, Tee Support labs suggest that always keep your antivirus up to date and scan your computer frequently. Besides, be careful when you download free software online and always opt for the custom installation. Read the rest of this post »
Published July 6th, 2014 by Joseph Alexander Miller
NetTock, this adware application can cause pretty of troubles for innocent computer users, and it is aboviously a threat created by SuperWeb LLC, and you really should get rid of this thing from your computer as soon as possible.
Spyhunter is a powerful and popular antivirus program, and you can choose to use Spyhunter to remove this NetTock ads from your computer easily.
It is generally distributed on those dubious websites like those pornographic webs, non-official phishing webs, and other unsafe free program downloading market. As long as you touch those malicious links, or download some free program from those websites, NetTock can be installed inside as well without your notice until it shows on your screen. As it claims, this program can provide lots if useful information for your shopping. Basically, you will see lots of commercial ads like coupons, banners, and things like that on your computer when you use your browser like starting a new tab. Read the rest of this post »
Published July 6th, 2014 by Claire Brown
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Websearch.calcitapp.info keeps setting your homepage?
Do you know what websearch.calcitapp.info is? Why your web site keeps setting your web browsers’ homepage and search to http://websearch.calcitapp.info/? If you want get more detailed information on removing this site from your computer completely, please read more about the following article. Read the rest of this post »
Published July 3rd, 2014 by Oliver Porter
Name : Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload
Type: Trojan horse
Number of Corruption: More than 70 files at a time.
Geographical distribution: Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload is globally distributed and has infected large numbers of Windows computers all over the world.
Targeted Browsers：Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload will infects all the browsers in the target PC such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.
Operating Environment: Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload is capable to infect all versions of Windows operating system including window XP/7/8/Vista.
How harmful Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload is?
Just as its name, once enters into the target computer, Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload may automatically download some potential unwanted programs into the system without computer users’ permission. Those PUP applications introduced by Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload virus may take up a plenty of computer resources and CPU memories which may cause the poor running speed and windows freeze when people are watching online videos. What’s worse, software introduced by Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload virus conflict with useful programs in the infected PC. For its own benefits, Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload may cause some useful programs out of function. Read the rest of this post »
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