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LoadTubes

LoadTubes

LoadTubes is a toolbar which is installed as a browser add-on. No visible changes are made to the browsers except for the feature enabling the user to download video clips converted to the MP3 format. LoadTubes is also called adware as it has been found to display advertisement directing to dubious websites seeking to earn money by employing the pay-per-click method. The so-called adware application can be downloaded from its website loadtubes.com or alongside free applications available on various file sharing websites. We recommend that you remove LoadTubes from the computer. Read more »

Holasearch.com

Holasearch.com is a suspicious browser engine which is powered through a pay-per-click system and which has been created to promote various third party products. Even though the source does not seem threatening it is a must to stay cautious when using it for regular search tasks. In fact, it would be best to choose another, more reliable search engine. Have your home page and default search engine been modified and now you seem to have no other option but to browse the web using the suspicious Hola Search? If yes – your operating Windows system has been corrupted by a browser hijacker. No matter which web browser you use – Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer – the infection may affect your PC. What happens after this? The only thing on your mind should be Holasearch.com removal. Read more »

Trojan.fakealert

Trojan.fakealert is a Trojan infection which can drastically change the performance of your computer. You will find various pop-up notifications, reports about fake errors, and other system impairments. The threat usually gets to the computer via corrupted websites, malicious links and other methods of social engineering. If you know that Trojan.fakealert is on your PC, it is likely that your security tool has detected it but is unable to delete it. In this case, you should use SpyHunter which will easily remove this cunning infection. Read more »

Adware Helpers

If your operating Windows system is infected with malicious Adware Helpers, soon enough the screen of the computer could be flooded with various online ads and your Internet browsers could be modified. There are tens of different components which could be categorized as malignant advertisement aiders, including BHO, misleading extensions and cookies. In certain cases, these infections are equated to the vicious Backdoor.Win32.Rbot Trojan, and you should not hesitate about its removal for another second. Even though the entrance of spyware may be seemingly invisible, it is important that you run your Windows system safely. Read more »

Uw computer is vergrendeld en alle gegevens zijn versleuteld! Virus

Uw computer is vergrendeld en alle gegevens zijn versleuteld! Virus

Those living in the Netherlands need to be extremely cautious about the Uw computer is vergrendeld en alle gegevens zijn versleuteld! Virus. This devious infection is presented in an extremely clandestine way – through a screen-locking notification. According to spyware researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com, the infection is closely related to the Devdar Trojan whose malignant components are responsible for the computer lock-down and the misleading notification on the desktop. This fictitious piece of text is written in Dutch; however, Windows users living in other countries could find the exact same replica of this alert in different languages. Read more »

The State of Qatar Ministry of Interior CashU virus

The State of Qatar Ministry of Interior CashU virus is a cunning computer infection which will make your operating system inoperable. However, you will be able to regain access to the system if you take immediate measures to remove the threat for this is exactly what you have to do. The State of Qatar Ministry of Interior CashU virus, or rather the warning which you find on your screen, is an attempt to get your money. Ignore the statements that you are accused of being responsible for the illegal actions performed on your computer. The allegations are falsified and there is no need to do what is said in the warning. Read more »

Your website access has been restricted for downloading pirated software

Your website access has been restricted for downloading pirated software

Your website access has been restricted for downloading pirated software” refers to a piece of malware which constrains computer users from accessing various websites including Paypal, Ebay, and some more. The threat accesses the system via insecure websites and downloads, and once it changes the settings of the system, your access to particular websites becomes restricted. More precisely, the threat alters the Windows Hosts file so that when you attempt to access a particular website you receive the notification asking you to take part in a survey. Read more »

The Palestinian Civil Police Force Virus

The Palestinian Civil Police Force Virus

Windows owners living in the Middle East region have one more clandestine ransomware to threat – The Palestinian Civil Police Force Virus. The malicious infection comes from the same group of infections as Public Security Directorate Virus and Abu Dhabi Police GHQ Virus, both of which are known as the CashU Virus. The names of these infections mirror the credentials of authentic law enforcement departments which oversee the laws related to cyber security. Read more »

You have 48 hours left to enter your payment Virus

You have 48 hours left to enter your payment Virus

If you have not safeguarded your operating Windows system with legitimate security software, soon enough you may need to worry about You have 48 hours left to enter your payment removal. The clandestine threat targets Windows users living the United States; however, it can also endanger the security of those living outside of the country. Some Windows experts may refer to the application as the Spamhaus Virus due to fact that the authentic Spamhaus Project credentials are attached to the scheme. Read more »

Search.smartsuggestor.com

Search.smartsuggestor.com is a search engine which some computers may regard as a browser hijacker because it can replace your home after you install a toolbar which is bundled with freeware or shareware. It immediately implies that you should avoid free software download websites as they provide program which also install browser extensions or add-ons.  We recommend that you remove Search.smartsuggestor.com from the PC in order to minimize the risk of getting the PC infected with viruses provided by insecure websites that you may come up with. Read more »