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Tcontrol

Tcontrol

Tcontrol falls into the adware category, but if we were more precise, we could say that this application is an adware helper. It means that it does not work on its own, and the application empowers some other adware program that is probably installed on your computer. The chances are that you will not notice this application at first, so the best way to detect all the potential threats that might be hiding in your system is to run a full computer scan with a powerful antispyware tool. Then you will definitely be able to remove Tcontrol and all the other potential threats plaguing your system. Read more »

Alldownloads.subdual.xyz

According to our malware researchers at anti-spyware-101.com, Alldownloads.subdual.xyz is an adware server that can redirect you to questionable promotional websites and show you potentially unsafe third-party commercial advertisements. Being exposed to such browser content can only mean one thing: Your operating system has been penetrated and infected by an adware program. Unfortunately, this adware usually spreads in bundles, which also means that your system could be under attack by several malware infections right now. If you do not want to make things worse and end up with a crippled system running slow, we advise you to remove Alldownloads.subdual.xyz from your system as soon as possible. This can be done by identifying the ad-supported program responsible for this redirection. But once at it, you should not let any other potential threat on board either. Please read our full report to find out more about this infection and ways to protect your computer from similar attacks. Read more »

Add If You Want To Continue Pop-up

Malware analysts have recently come across adware programs that render a window with Add If You Want To Continue Pop-up, which is the name of an adware server that hosts shady commercial advertisements. this adware server can pose a threat to your computer’s security. Removing the adware showing this server’s ads is highly recommended because it can promote content that can get your PC infected with ransomware and other types of Trojans. For more information, please read the paragraphs featured below. Read more »

Survey.circularly.xyz

Survey.circularly.xyz

Survey.circularly.xyz is an adware server, and unreliable third parties could use it to display all kinds of advertisements, offers, installers, and, of course, surveys. Anti-Spyware-101.com malware research team warns that the pop-ups linked to this adware server could be extremely misleading and even malicious, which is why caution must be exercised when interacting with them. In fact, it is best NOT to interact with them at all because it is possible that you could put your virtual security on the line by interacting with them. For example, if you clicked an ad with an embedded link to an unreliable website, malicious infections could enter your operating system without you even realizing it. Of course, there is always a possibility that harmless and even useful ads will be displayed using this adware server, but it is much more likely that it will be exploited in malicious ways. Needless to say, it is best to delete Survey.circularly.xyz ads, and you might be able to do that only by removing unreliable software. Read more »

Powered By Vidsqaure Ads

Powered By Vidsqaure Ads or simply Vidsqaure is advertised as a program that can help users “bypass Geo restrictions for websites you love!” According to its official website, this is why the software changes user’s DNS settings. However, while testing the application, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com realized that the mentioned settings are altered to inject web pages you visit with third-party ads. Thus, despite what the software’s description says the only thing you can expect from it is lots of irritating advertisements. Consequently, Powered By Vidsqaure Ads falls under the classification of adware. We should warn you that its displayed content might be potentially harmful too, so you should try to avoid interaction with these ads as much as possible or better yet delete the threat. If you are up for this task, take a look at the instructions placed slightly below the article. Read more »

Ads by Tom

Ads by Tom is referred to as an adware program by our malware specialists that can put your virtual reality at risk with its annoying stream of potentially unsafe third-party advertisements. You may have noticed banner and pop-up ads while you were browsing the web labeled “by Tom Ads,” “Ads by Tom,“ “Tom Ads,” “Ad by Tom,” “Powered by Tom,” “Brought by Tom,” or “Brought to you by Tom”; this is a clear sign that your computer has been infiltrated by this ad-supported program. While a lot of users do not consider such a threat dangerous, we beg to differ. As a matter of fact, the presence of this malware infection may indicate that other malicious programs can also be on board since this adware "likes company" when it travels the web. In other words, it is quite possible that you are facing multiple system security threats right now. We suggest that you remove Ads by Tom as the first step towards a secured operating system. In order to learn how you can avoid similar attacks and free up your system from this annoying threat, please continue reading our report. Read more »

CrushClans

CrushClans

If you are annoyed by all kinds of third-party ads showing up while you are searching on the web, we have bad news for you: CrushClans adware program may have slithered onto your system. This is an unreliable browser extension that only seems to affect your Google Chrome browser. As a matter of fact, this ad-supported program has no use for you at all; its main function is to generate third-party commercial ads while you are searching the web. This can be very distracting as well as potentially dangerous. You may think that adware programs cannot harm your computer but we beg to differ. Our malware researchers at anti-spyware-101.com say that you may end up on malicious websites and fall for a serious online scam costing you money and more if you happen to click on the wrong advertisement. In order to avoid such a potentially devastating event, we suggest that you remove CrushClans from your system right now. Please read on if you are interested in how you can prevent similar threats from infiltrating your computer. Read more »

GrandBurst

GrandBurst

GrandBurst is a browser extension that according to its description should enhance user’s browsing experience by replacing default search engine and homepage. What is left unmentioned is that the application might also display third-party advertising. We doubt such content could enhance anyone’s browsing experience, on the contrary, the ads could disturb it. Because of them, the extension was categorized as adware and what you should know about such software is that in most cases its primary purpose is to show users ads and generate advertising revenue for its creators. In other words, you will have no use for the application, unless you wish to see annoying advertisements. Moreover, such content could be potentially dangerous as well as we cannot know from where it might originate. Thus, we would advise you not to take any chances with the adware and get rid of GrandBurst with the instructions available below. Read more »

WinterWaldo

WinterWaldo

If you download WinterWaldo onto your Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser, you will see some changes. The extension modifies the New Tab to represent home.winterwaldo.com, and homepage and default search provider settings could be modified as well. Although the interface of the search engine looks completely normal, you should not classify it as a trustworthy search tool. Anti-Spyware-101.com malware researchers warn that interacting with this engine is not only useless but potentially risky as well. You probably have downloaded the extension because it promised access to online games. While it does that by displaying quick-access links to play.winterwaldo.com games, it also represents a suspicious search tool. Moreover, it silently collects information to help third-party advertisers to deliver more attractive offers. In fact, the suspicious add-on is classified as an advertising-supported program because it has been found injecting third-party ads. If you do not understand why this is a reason for deleting WinterWaldo, you should continue reading. We have also included a removal guide. Read more »

Addonsmash Ads

Addonsmash Ads are quite irritating commercial advertisements shown by software using the Addonsmash monetization tool. It is stated on an official website (addonsmash.com) of this tool that it is the “best monetization for browser extension, addons and toolbars,” so it is very likely that programs having browser extensions or toolbars are the main types of software that might use the service of this tool to generate revenue. This observation also suggests that there might be an untrustworthy application installed on your computer if advertisements having the Addonsmash Ads label keep appearing on the screen. There is a slight possibility that you might find ads shown by Addonsmash on third-party websites too, but it is still more likely that there is some kind of application installed on your computer if Addonsmash Ads are visible every day. It might not be easy to stop the flow of irritating advertisements because it is unclear what program is responsible for showing them on the screen. Even though it might be impossible to detect and remove the application displaying Addonsmash Ads manually, we know a method that might work in this case. Read this article to find out what we have in mind here. Read more »