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Ecleneue.com

Ecleneue.com acts silently, and so you might not notice this adware helper at all. Instead, you should notice advertisements because it is an adware helper, and its main task is to introduce people to ads. How does that happen? Most likely, adware – which is short for advertising-supported software – is involved, but it is also possible that the helper delivers ads using enabled notifications, or by redirecting users to ad pages from unreliable websites. If adware exists, a malware scanner will identify it, and you will be able to remove it. However, if no threats are found, but suspicious and undesirable ads keep showing up and interrupting your daily tasks, it is possible that you might have to disable some unwanted notifications. We can help you with that. Hopefully, if you follow our recommendations, you will be able to have ads from Ecleneue.com deleted permanently. If you face issues, remember that you can always contact us via the comments section below. Read more »

PBot

PBot is an adware program that is sometimes hard to pinpoint. It is an old release, but it wouldn’t be surprising if we were to find it somewhere out there, collecting information on user’s web browsing habits. Although adware is not a direct computer security threat, it can still cause multiple security issues, and that is why you should remove PBot from your computer as soon as possible. If you are not sure whether you have this adware on-board or not you can perform a full system scan with a powerful antispyware tool. Read more »

SpeedTest3

SpeedTest3

Have you downloaded SpeedTest3 to test your Internet speeds? If you have done that, you might come to the conclusion that you have made a mistake. Although the extension looks pretty much harmless, and you can download it onto Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers for free, there’s more than meets the eye. The extension is, first and foremost, an advertising tool, and if you let it in, you will be flooded with all kinds of ads. Furthermore, the parties serving them could know quite a lot about you to ensure that the content you are exposed to is attractive, and that is due to the information that the extension collects and shares. To most users, this is enough to decide upon the removal of SpeedTest3. If you wish to delete this extension as well, you can find a guide below. Before that, we advise reading the report to understand this adware (advertising-supported software) better. Read more »

Scannewsupdate.info

Scannewsupdate.info

Scannewsupdate.info is an adware server that works as a redirect on Chrome and Firefox. In order to avoid continuous redirections to this annoying website, you should scan your computer with a licensed antispyware tool to see whether you have any adware program installed on your computer. It would also be a good idea to reset your browser settings to default because you might as well have several unwanted extensions working on your browser. In this entry, we will talk more about adware and adware servers that can be used by malevolent third parties to expose you to potentially harmful content. Read more »

ViewMyPDF

ViewMyPDF

Have you downloaded ViewMyPDF onto your browser and suspicious advertisements started bombarding you? It is not surprising if that has happened because the seemingly beneficial extension is, in fact, an advertising-supported program. It poses as a free PDF converter, but if you review the privacy policy and the permissions that the extension asks upon installation, you should realize that advertising is a huge part of it. For example, if you download it onto the Chrome browser, you are informed that the add-on can read and change all data on the websites you visit. And if you downloaded it onto Firefox, you are warned that the adware can access data on the sites you visit. Furthermore, it is introduced as “ViewMyPDF ads” for Firefox users. There is no doubt that ads are shown by this extension, and that is the main reason we recommend deleting ViewMyPDF. Whether you want to remove this adware right away or you want to learn more about it, this report will provide you with what you need. Read more »

Cpm10.com

Cpm10.com is an adware server, which is why users who encounter it might see various advertisements when surfing the Internet. Such content could be annoying and may disturb user’s browsing. However, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com also believe some of it could be potentially dangerous as well. Therefore, if you come across this adware server, we would recommend not to interact with any suspicious ads that might be displayed by it. For users who do not want to take any chances, or see any questionable ads, we would advise removing Cpm10.com with no hesitation. Users who need instructions on how to get rid of this suspicious application could take a look at the steps provided below the article. On the other hand, if you wish to know more about the adware server, you may want to read our article first. Read more »

KraKra Games

KraKra Games

If you have downloaded the KraKra Games extension onto your Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browser, you should have noticed that advertisements have started flooding via your browser. The add-on is introduced to users when they play online games at krakragames.com, and it, allegedly, can give you “access to thousands of games you can play for free.” The suspicious extension is presented at krakragames.com/games/lander.php?, and Google Chrome users can also find it on the Chrome web store (chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/krakragames/jjnipfcfcddhgepeneeedbiophaehhkb). Although this official source exists, the extension can be spread using unreliable installers, bundled with other questionable pieces of software. Overall, regardless of how the adware (advertising-supported software) got in, you should consider deleting it. If you are inexperienced, or you have no idea why you should remove KraKra Games from your operating system, keep on reading, and you will get all of the answers. If we fail, and you want to ask more questions, do not hesitate to do so via the comments section below. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team will help you as soon as possible. Read more »

Flyrlk.com

Flyrlk.com is an adware server that, according to Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, is most likely to be used for the promotion of unreliable installers. These installers could present browser extensions, applications, and malware, and so all users who face these installers need to be extremely cautious. Unfortunately, not all users understand that it is dangerous to interact with random installers that are introduced to them. Hopefully, you are smarter than that. However, if you have accidentally installed unfamiliar software, please make sure you scan your operating system immediately to check if you do not need to delete malicious infections. Another reason to employ the scanner is to check if adware exists. Advertising-supported software could be responsible for introducing you to ads and redirecting to unreliable or malicious pages. If you do not need to remove Flyrlk.com-related adware, maybe you need to change settings in your browsers? Continue reading this report, and you will learn what you need to do to ensure that misleading and annoying ads stop showing up on your screen. Read more »

Liverealdeals.com

The advertisements delivered via Liverealdeals.com can be completely unreliable and misleading, and that is the most important reason why you must avoid them. Of course, you do not want to just avoid them. You want to disable them and make sure that they do not pop up on your screen ever again. Unfortunately, you cannot do that by closing the ads because they will just reappear. What you need to do is remove the adware that is showcasing the ads hosted on this adware server, or you need to change the settings on your browser to disable undesirable notifications. Both scenarios are probable, and if you continue reading, you will learn how to disable notifications and how to delete Liverealdeals.com-related adware. Before you continue reading, we advise that you scan your operating system to check if you are dealing with dangerous malware that might require immediate action. If you find anything unclear, or you want to ask us questions, you can post a comment below. Read more »

BlastGamesNetwork Ads

BlastGamesNetwork Ads

Have you started seeing BlastGamesNetwork Ads on your screen and cannot get rid of them easily? If so, it is very likely that you have consciously installed the browser extension associated with the online flash games website https://brainyzanygames.com, or it has found a way to enter the system without receiving direct permission from you. No matter how it has entered your system, it would be best that you do not let it stay active because its drawbacks undoubtedly outweigh its benefits. Yes, this piece of software will enable you to play online games for free, but there is a huge possibility that it will flood your screen with BlastGamesNetwork Ads as well, specialists working at anti-spyware-101.com say. At first glance, the presence of commercial advertisements might not seem like a huge problem; however, we are sure you will change your opinion soon if BlastGamesNetwork Ads start bothering you every day. They will not disappear from your screen themselves, meaning that you will have to close them all one by one if they show up. Needless to say, your web browsing experience will be diminished if these commercials keep popping up on your screen while you browse the web. Luckily, there is a way to eliminate BlastGamesNetwork Ads from the screen. Since all these advertisements are directly associated with the browser extension named BrainyZanyGames, you will no longer see them only if you get rid of this add-on. You can find more information about its removal in the last paragraph of this report. Read more »