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  1. What is Avg Antivirus?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Avg Antivirus is a fake anti-malware application. They can put users at risk by giving them as false sense of security.This particular one uses the name of existing security software.How do I know if I am infected with Avg Antivirus?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:You may see these warnings during install:How did Avg Antivirus get on my computer?PUPs use different methods for spreading themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore:How do I remove Avg Antivirus?Our prog
  2. What is Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021 is an extension without real functionality. All it does is point users to a misleading game site. How do I know if my computer is affected by Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021? You may see these warnings during install: You will see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: How did Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021 get on my computer? Fake extensions use several methods for distributing themselves. This particu
  3. What is FolderSecure? FolderSecure is a filesystem protector 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 FolderSecure? This is how the main screen of the filesystem protector 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 ins
  4. What is NewzFinder? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that NewzFinder 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. This particular one changes your default search engine and adds recommendations to the results. How do I know if my computer is affected by NewzFinder? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have noticed these warnings during install: and this changed
  5. What is WirelessNetView? WirelessNetView is a system analyzer 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 WirelessNetView? This is how the main screen of the system analyzer 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 WirelessNetView get on m
  6. What is Simple Word Count?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Simple Word Count 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.Ths particular closes your tab on certain searchterms.How do I know if my computer is affected by Simple Word Count?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did Simple Word Count get on my computer?Browser hijackers use d
  7. What is Advanced System Optimizer?Advanced System Optimizer 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 Advanced System Optimizer?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 installe
  8. What is Shopping Lovers? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Shopping Lovers 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 Shopping Lovers? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did Shopping Lovers get on my computer? Adware applications use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore: after a redirect from
  9. What is OfferCore? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that OfferCore is a bundler. These bundlers typically install potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) or adware on top of the desired software. This one does not intall the coveted software but drops a txt file called Last_Step which contains a link to a file detected as malware. How do I know if my computer is affected by OfferCore? You may see these warnings during install: and extra offers preented like this: How did OfferCore get on my computer? Bundlers use different methods for distributing themselves.
  10. What is Note mini? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Note mini 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 also adds advertisements to your search results in the form of recommended searches. How do I know if my computer is affected by Note mini? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and these warnings during install: and this browser menu optio
  11. What is ePedia? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that ePedia is a potentially unwanted program that behaves like adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. How do I know if my computer is affected by ePedia? This is the main windows of the application: You may have noticed these warnings during install: and see this entry in your list of installed Programs: How did ePedia get on my computer? Potentially unwanted programs use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one w
  12. What is YourStreamSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that YourStreamSearch 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 YourStreamSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:
  13. What is WordSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that WordSearch 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 WordSearch? 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 WordSearch get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different metho
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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:
  25. 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
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