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You should not mistake for a legitimate search engine. Although it looks like one, in reality, its creator, Polarity Technologies Ltd, built it as an advertising tool. All links represented via the home page of this “search tool” can be regarded as advertisements as well. Although you might think that this suspicious tool is completely harmless, it is not, and researchers list a few reasons why deleting it is recommended. You can learn all about this by reading this report. Now, if you believe that you know everything there is to know about the search tool – which we classify as a hijacker – or you simply do not care to learn more, you might be interested in the removal of only. Is it difficult to get rid of this browser hijacker? It should not be difficult for you to follow the steps shown below if the hijacker is the only threat you are dealing with. However, if it slithered into your operating system along with malware, unfortunately, it might be much more difficult for you to clean your operating system and browsers manually. Read more » might be incredibly irritating and could disturb the user’s browsing. Our researchers at say it falls under the classification of adware servers. Apparently, it may show unreliable advertising content from various third parties. Clicking such ads could lead to potentially malicious web pages, which is why we do not advise it. If you think your browser might be affected by this adware server and you do not want to be redirected to anymore, we invite you to learn how to get rid of this threat manually by completing steps available at the end of this article. However, before you scroll below, you may want to read the rest of this report as it could help you get to know this suspicious application better or even learn how to keep your system protected from similar threats. Read more »

Have you been recently exposed to an advertisement served via You might not have noticed this, but if you have been shown an ad, there is a possibility that this is the adware server that delivered it. Our research team at warns that there are plenty of unreliable adware servers out there, some of which include,, and They are set up to inject all kinds of advertisements, including pop-ups, in-text hyperlinks, interstitial ads, search results ads, etc. If you interact with them, you could get yourself into trouble, and if you want to learn more about that, you should continue reading this report. The biggest problem users who are facing these ads might be dealing with is the existence of malware. If you suspect that a malicious extension or program might have slithered in and is responsible for communicating with the adware server, scan your system right away. If you learn that you need to delete software, make sure you do so immediately. Read more »

Tron Ransomware

Tron Ransomware

Tron Ransomware is a malicious application that locks your files and shows a warning saying you have only ten days to make a payment to recover them. However, our researchers at say there are no guarantees any of your files will get decrypted if you pay the ransom. As you see, the malware’s creators claim they will decrypt user’s data after he contacts them via email, but they do not explain how it will happen. The question is how can you be sure they have the means to unlock the data damaged by Tron Ransomware or if they will be willing to help you. After all, seeing that the user does not mind paying, the hackers could decide to ask for more money. Unfortunately, under such circumstances, there cannot be any reassurances. Thus, if you do not want to throw out your money for nothing, we urge you not to take any chances. Provided you decide to follow our advice, we encourage you to follow the deletion instructions located a bit below and erase this malware at once. As for more details about it, you should continue reading our article. Read more »

Skyfile Ransomware

Skyfile Ransomware

Skyfile Ransomware is a newly-discovered ransomware infection our specialists have detected while looking for new malicious applications. Since it has been detected only recently and is still new crypto-malware, we believe that it is not distributed very actively yet. Of course, it does not mean that it cannot infiltrate your computer and cause you problems one day. Ransomware infections are quite sneaky threats, so the majority of users do not even notice when they infiltrate their computers. They find out about the entrance of crypto-malware when it is already too late, i.e. when they find their files locked. Users who do not want to end up with ransomware infections cannot leave their systems unprotected. If it is already too late for prevention in your case, we want to encourage you to delete Skyfile Ransomware from your system fully right away, especially if you are not going to send money to its author for the decryption of files. Yes, ransomware infections try to obtain money from victims. If it stays and continues working on your PC, all new files you create will be encrypted in no time as well. We cannot promise that you will delete Skyfile Ransomware from your system very easily because this infection drops a bunch of new files, disables Task Manager, and makes changes in the system registry on affected computers, so we recommend reading this report first before you go to remove this ransomware infection from your system. Read more »

Your Windows Computer Is Infected With Viruses

If a warning claiming that Your Windows Computer Is Infected With Viruses has been displayed to you, it does not mean that your system has been infected with any malicious application. The chances are high that a fake alert has been displayed to you seeking to scare you and convince you to take certain actions. Fake warnings claiming that malware has been detected usually seek to convince users to dial the telephone number they promote or downloading certain software for deleting malware. In most cases, cyber criminals pick up the phone if the number is dialed, whereas it often turns out that promoted software is untrustworthy or even malicious. Therefore, if you have been presented with Your Windows Computer Is Infected With Viruses, you should close it right away. Unfortunately, it does not mean that it cannot reappear on your screen even if you do not pay any attention to it and close it the second it is displayed to you. If you see the message claiming that malware has been found on your PC no matter what you do, e.g. no matter your browser is closed or you surf the Internet, there is a huge possibility that some kind of untrustworthy application is active on your computer and needs to be removed ASAP to make sure fake alerts do not show up on the screen ever again. Our specialists say that advertising-supported applications (adware) are usually the ones responsible for displaying various pop-ups and opening domains with fake messages, so we suspect that you might have an ad-supported application installed on your computer too if you cannot get rid of the Your Windows Computer Is Infected With Viruses fake alert. Read more » is a browser hijacker, and as usual for this type of threats, it may replace user’s default search provider, his start page or even new tab page. Sadly, it might be difficult to go back to your previous settings as the application could change them by modifying particular browser settings. We will talk more about this at the end of the article and even explain how to restore altered data in the instructions located below. However, before scrolling below, we recommend reading this text first as further in it we will explain why it might be dangerous to browse with and why our researchers at recommend its removal. Therefore, if you came here to get to know this browser hijacker better we invite you to take a look at the rest of the article. Read more »

FF AntiVirus Save

FF AntiVirus Save is an unreliable Mozilla Firefox extension that was found to be distributed using a scam notification. This notification warns about an allegedly important update, and if Firefox users are tricked into clicking the “Install now” button, they end up installing an unreliable add-on. Unfortunately, it could be used to track the user’s activity, and, potentially, showcase unreliable, misleading advertisements. If you have been tricked into installing the extension, we suggest removing it as soon as possible. If you are still on the download page, and you are struggling to close it, we have a few tips for you as well. In the worst case scenario, your virtual security could be jeopardized by this malware, which is why you need to be cautious and act quickly. The first step you should make before you continue reading this report is to scan your operating system. Install a legitimate malware scanner to help you inspect the PC and determine if any threats have invaded it. Whether you need to remove FF AntiVirus Save alone or along with other infections, our research team can help. Read more »

Horros Ransomware

Yet another file-encrypting ransomware was found, and it is called Horros Ransomware. Although it should be categorized as a ransomware, at the time of research, no ransom demands were made by the creators of the infection, which is not the most surprising thing, but it is still unusual. It is quite likely that this infection is still in development or that it was created by amateurs. Considering that it was built using the Hidden Tear source code – which is open for anyone – it is highly likely that it the infection was created by someone who did not know what they were doing. Although the threat does not demand any payment to be made in return of software that allegedly would decrypt files (such software is never given in exchange for the ransom anyway), it can encrypt files, which is why Windows users need to keep it away. If it is too late for that, and you need a plan to remove Horros Ransomware from your operating system, keep reading. If you have any questions about the things discussed, post a comment below. Read more » can affect browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer. Because of its effective manner, our researchers at decided it should be categorized as a browser hijacker. Apparently, the application can replace your default search provider or start page with itself. Also, the tool might begin showing targeted advertising content, and some part of it could be potentially dangerous. This is why we advise against the usage of and recommend not to leave it unattended. If you do not think you can trust it and you decide to remove it, we can help you do so if you follow the removal steps we will place at the end of this page. Users who need more help can also reach us via social media or leave a comment on this article. Read more »