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  • Birthday 05/19/1963

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  1. What is MyConverterSearch?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that MyConverterSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.This particular one changes your default search engine and adds Search Recommendations.How do I know if my computer is affected by MyConverterSearch?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and this changed setting:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did MyC
  2. What is Best Searcher? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Best Searcher is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one closes the tab you searched in and opens a new tab using your search term in their own engine. How do I know if my computer is affected by Best Searcher? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have noticed these warnings during install:
  3. What is TheVideoSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that TheVideoSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one changes your default search engine and adds Search Recommendations. How do I know if my computer is affected by TheVideoSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during i
  4. What is SearchPDFConverter? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SearchPDFConverter is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one changes your default search engine and uses Notifications. How do I know if my computer is affected by SearchPDFConverter? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings durin
  5. What is GoIncognitoSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that GoIncognitoSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one changes your default search engine and adds Search Recommendations. How do I know if my computer is affected by GoIncognitoSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings
  6. What is ProSearchConverter? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that ProSearchConverter is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one changes your default search engine and adds Search Recommendations. How do I know if my computer is affected by ProSearchConverter? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warni
  7. What is Screenshot Tool and Editor? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Screenshot Tool and Editor is a forced Chrome extension. This particular extension was pushed through persistent pop-ups and opens connections to blocked domains. How do I know if my computer is affected by Screenshot Tool and Editor? You may see these warnings during install: and this extension in the list of installed extensions: After the install you may see this menu accessible from the browser menu-bar: How did Screenshot Tool and Editor get on my computer? Forced extensions
  8. What is SearchConverterInc? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SearchConverterInc is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one is a search hijacker and uses web push notifications. It also adds advertisements to your search results in the form of recommended searches. How do I know if my computer is affected by SearchConverterInc? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome exte
  9. What is SmartStreamSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SmartStreamSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one is a search hijacker and uses web push notifications. It also adds advertisements to your search results in the form of recommended searches. How do I know if my computer is affected by SmartStreamSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensi
  10. What is Disk Speedup?Disk Speedup is a system optimizer that triggers our PUP detection rules. By doing so we offer users a choice to consider whether they want to use this software. More information can be found on our Malwarebytes Labs blog.How do I know if I am affected by Disk Speedup?This is how the main screen of the system optimizer looks:You will find these icons in your taskbar, your startmenu, and on your desktop:and see this type of windows during install:and these type of screens during operations:You may see this entry in your list of installed programs:How did Disk Speedup get on
  11. What is GlobalPDFConverterSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that GlobalPDFConverterSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one is a search hijacker and uses web push notifications. It also adds advertisements to your search results in the form of recommended searches. How do I know if my computer is affected by GlobalPDFConverterSearch? You may see this entry in your list of ins
  12. What is NetGameSearch?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that NetGameSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.This particular one is a search hijacker and uses web push notifications.How do I know if my computer is affected by NetGameSearch?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and these warnings during install:and this changed setting:How did NetGameSearch get on my computer?Browser hijac
  13. What is Device Doctor? Device Doctor is a system optimizer that triggers our PUP detection rules. By doing so we offer users a choice to consider whether they want to use this software. More information can be found on our Malwarebytes Labs blog. How do I know if I am affected by Device Doctor? This is how the main screen of the system optimizer looks: You will find these icons in your taskbar, your startmenu, and on your desktop: and see this type of windows during install: and this type of screens during operations: You may see this entry in your list of installed pr
  14. What is PDFSearchHQ?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that PDFSearchHQ is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.This particular one is a search hijacker and uses web push notifications. It also adds advertisements to your search results in the form of recommended searches.How do I know if my computer is affected by PDFSearchHQ?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and these warnings during insta
  15. What is AnyMovieSearch?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that AnyMovieSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.This particular one is a search hijacker and uses web push notifications. It also adds advertisements to your search results in the form of recommended searches.How do I know if my computer is affected by AnyMovieSearch?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and these warnings dur
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