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StreaminSearchs

StreaminSearchs

The name of StreaminSearchs does not make sense. It is easy to assume that this extension can help find sources for movie or TV series streaming, but that is not what it does. In fact, it is just a search tool, and it does not offer any additional services. Its interface represented via portal.streaminsearchs.com offers a PDF converter, a currency converter, a cryptocurrency converter, a calculator, and a favorites tab, and while these tools are free to use, it is important to focus on the PUP. PUP stands for “potentially unwanted program,” and our Anti-Spyware-101.com team has identified it as that due to several reasons. Hopefully, you are currently researching the extension to see whether or not to install it, in which case, all you need to do is read this report to understand why implementing the PUP is not recommended. However, if you have installed it already, we can help you delete it. Continue reading, and you will learn how to remove StreaminSearchs manually. Read more »

Mop-news2.club

Mop-news2.club

If you get redirected to Mop-news2.club, you might be asked to click the Allow button, which should appear on a pop-up message displayed by your browser. The website might ask to click the mentioned button to continue, enable the Flash Media Player, etc. However, the pop-up message should clearly state that the website wants to show you notifications. Thus, no matter what the website might claim, clicking the Allow button would only enable the site to display notifications on your screen. In case you do not want to receive announcements from a website that is classified as an adware server, we recommend against clicking the Allow button. If you did click it and now regret it, you can learn how to get rid of Mop-news2.club notifications while following the deletion instructions available below this article. As for finding more about the adware server, we advise reading the rest of the text. Read more »

Thenewstreams.com

Thenewstreams.com

If you have been exposed to Thenewstreams.com, you know that this website wants you to enable notifications and expose you to suspicious advertisements. While you can close the pop-up that requests to enable notifications as well as the ads that show up, you would face them again and again if you continued visiting the website. Unfortunately, some visitors of the website might be willing to put up with suspicious pop-ups just so that they could access the, allegedly, “Breaking News.” We can assure you that this website is not producing useful content. In fact, the news stories its shows are copied from legitimate and reputable news sources. While users are likely to figure that out quickly, they might be tricked into enabling notifications before that, and that leads to an avalanche of unwanted pop-ups. The good news is that you can remove Thenewstreams.com notifications from your web browser. To make the process as easy as possible, we have added instructions that show how to delete them. Read more »

Helprecover@foxmail.com].help Ransomware

Helprecover@foxmail.com].help Ransomware

Helprecover@foxmail.com].help Ransomware is a dangerous infection, and it targets Windows operating systems that lack well-rounded protection, and whose owners are careless online. According to our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, the infection is most likely to slither in if the target is tricked into opening a corrupted spam email attachment (which could be introduced along with a clever message) or if RDP vulnerabilities exist. While more and more Windows users get familiar with ransomware and how it works, some people get duped anyway, and they might be unable to tell when the infection got it. It is supposed to remain silent, so that your personal files could be encrypted without interference. Once your photos, documents, and other personal files are corrupted, the infection can introduce you to the demands of cybercriminals. Whatever you do, do not fulfill these demands without understating what is going on. If you want to learn about this and the removal of Helprecover@foxmail.com].help Ransomware, keep reading. Read more »

Ustinctsretio.info

Do not fall for the notifications request presented by Ustinctsretio.info, or you will find yourself dealing with a tsunami of advertisements, offers, and alerts that could be misleading and dangerous to interact with. According to the cybersecurity experts at Anti-Spyware-101.com, if you enable notifications that are presented by this adware server, you could expose yourself to scams and malware, and we are sure that you want to avoid all of that. In case you have enabled the notifications already, we can help you remove them. Follow the guides below to delete Ustinctsretio.info notifications from Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. If you need additional instructions that cover other browsers, make sure that you post a comment below. Our researcher team is here to help you and answer all questions. Before you jump ahead, read the report to understand the adware server and how it presents ads better. Read more »

VideozSearchs

VideozSearchs

It is important that you pay attention to everything that you install, and that includes extensions. VideozSearchs is one of those extensions that can appear to be pretty useful and interesting at first but then prove to be both useless and unreliable. If you have this PUP (potentially unwanted program) installed on your Google Chrome browser already, know that there are several reasons why you should consider removing it. If you are currently researching this extension because you are interested in using it, we hope that you will understand why doing that would not be a great idea by the time you are done reading this report. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has thoroughly inspected this PUP, and so we can help you get rid of it. If you want to delete VideozSearchs right away, scroll down to the last section to learn how. If you have a few minutes to spare, continue reading. Read more »

BBC Ransomware

BBC Ransomware

BBC Ransomware is one of those malicious applications that encrypt files. As a result, users cannot open the affected files. If they have backup copies, they can replace encrypted data, but if not, the affected files could be lost forever. Hackers behind the malware may say that they have decryption tools that could restore all encrypted files, but there are no guarantees that they will send such tools to you or still have them when it is time to deliver them. The more frustrating part is that cybercriminals ask to pay for the offered decryption tools and want to be paid first, which makes the whole deal very risky. If you want to know more about what this malware does and how you could erase it from your system, we invite you to read the rest of this article. Also, you might be interested in the deletion instructions available below if you decide to remove BBC Ransomware manually. Read more »

Game Searcher Pro

Game Searcher Pro

If you want to browse the web efficiently and safely, we do not recommend choosing Game Searcher Pro as your search aid. Without a doubt, you are most likely to install this extension because you want to play online games; however, you can do that on gamesearcher.pro, and you do not need an additional extension for that. Nonetheless, you might be introduced to the extension via a misleading advertisement or if it comes bundled with something else. Some users might install it by accident, while others might expect great things from it. Whichever side of the line you are on, there are reasons why deleting Game Searcher Pro is the smart thing to do. Of course, no one can force you to uninstall/remove anything that you like, but keep in mind that even extensions and applications that seem great and useful can turn out to be unreliable and deserving of removal. If you want to understand why our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team suggests eliminating this suspicious extension, you ought to continue reading. Read more »

Dualshot Ransomware

Dualshot Ransomware

Dualshot Ransomware is a dangerous threat that could lock your important files to make them unusable. Afterward, the threat shows a ransom note in which the malware’s creators demand their victims to pay ransom. Thus, it looks like the malicious application was developed to extort money from users who do not back up their files. If you found this threat on your system, we advise you to read the rest of this article to learn more about it. In the text we talk about how this malicious application could be spread, how it works, and how you could eliminate it. If you are interested in its deletion, we advise checking the removal instructions that you can find at the end of this article. They show how to manually erase Dualshot Ransomware from your system. Read more »

2solo.biz

2solo.biz

Are you familiar with CAPTCHA, a Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart? That is what 2solo.biz exploits to trick people into allowing potentially unreliable notifications that are supposed to flood their screens. Unfortunately, unlike annoying ads you see on certain websites, notifications cannot be disabled when you exit those websites. They keep showing up, and they might even haunt you from the Desktop. Luckily, this is not an irreversible situation. You can remove 2solo.biz notifications, and we have even created a guide that shows how to do that on Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox web browsers. Without a doubt, you also need to think about your own virtual behavior. Why were you introduced to the notifications request? Also, is it possible that threats need to be deleted from your operating system? Anti-Spyware-101.com research team is ready to answer all questions, and we suggest that you start by reading this report. Read more »