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  1. What is Video Explorer?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Video Explorer is a browser 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.How do I know if my computer is affected by Video Explorer?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and this changed right-click menu:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did Video Explorer get on my computer?Browser hijackers use different methods for distributin
  2. What is Vuze Driver Booster? Vuze Driver Booster 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 Vuze Driver Booster? 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 y
  3. What is SearchConverterIt? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SearchConverterIt 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 SearchConverterIt? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extension
  4. What is Make changes? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Make changes 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 your search tab and opens a new one with their own search engine and adds recommended searches. How do I know if my computer is affected by Make changes? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have noticed these warnings during ins
  5. What is CRaccoon? CRaccoon is a browser 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 CRaccoon? 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: You may see this entry in your list of installed programs: How did CRaccoon get on my computer? These so-c
  6. What is OnlineStreamSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that OnlineStreamSearch 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 OnlineStreamSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extens
  7. What is find<img>?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that find<img> 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 your search tab and opens a new one with their own search engine. This one alos adds Search recommendations.How do I know if my computer is affected by find<img>?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:You may have noticed these warnings during in
  8. What is Quick App? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Quick App 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 chnages your default search engine. How do I know if my computer is affected by Quick App? 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 Quick App get on my comput
  9. What is Color page? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Color page 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 your search tab and opens a new one with their own search engine. How do I know if my computer is affected by Color page? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did Color page ge
  10. What is FlashSearch?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that FlashSearch is adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing.How do I know if my computer is affected by FlashSearch?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did FlashSearch get on my computer?Adware applications use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore:after a redirect from their website:How do I remove FlashSearch?Our prog
  11. What is Tag Search? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Tag Search is adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. How do I know if my computer is affected by Tag Search? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: these warnings during install: and this new context menu when you select text on a website: How did Tag Search get on my computer? Adware applications use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore:
  12. What is GifsGalore?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that GifsGalore is a browser NewTab. These so-called "NewTabs" can 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.How do I know if my computer is affected by GifsGalore?You may see this browser extension:these warnings during install:this new startpage:and this new setting:How did GifsGalore get on my computer?Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webst
  13. What is 365Scores - Live Scores and Sports News?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that 365Scores - Live Scores and Sports News is a browser NewTab. These so-called "NewTabs" can 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 newtab hijacker and uses web push notifications. It also adds recommended searches to the search results generated from the newtab page.How do I know if my computer is affected by 365Scores - Live Scores and Sports News?You may see t
  14. What is Conf Search? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Conf Search 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. How do I know if my computer is affected by Conf Search? 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 Conf Search get on m
  15. What is Search Button? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Search Button 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 your search tab and opens a new one with their own search engine. It also adds recommended searches to the search results. How do I know if my computer is affected by Search Button? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have not
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