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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 »

Deluxsearch

Deluxsearch

Deluxsearch will promote itself as a reliable browser extension that can enhance your online search experience. Unfortunately, this program is just an adware application that was designed to promote third-party content. This content could prove to be dangerous if it is embedded there by cyber criminals and other malevolent parties. Therefore, it is not safe to keep this application on your computer, and it is recommended that you remove Deluxsearch as soon as possible. If you fail to get rid of this and other potential threats, you might face the risk of malware infection, and it goes without saying that any user would want to avoid that. Read more »

Safe.scanpc.online

Safe.scanpc.online

If you were to try and open the Safe.scanpc.online website, your browser would probably block you from doing so because the “website has been reported as unsafe.” Therefore, if you have a program that redirects you to this website, you can rest assured that your browser would stop you from opening it. That is, assuming that your browser is up to date. Nevertheless, it is not just about the website alone. There are probably programs installed on your computer that redirect you to Safe.scanpc.online, so to prevent further redirections, you should remove all the potential threats from your system immediately. Read more »

Winn Extension

Winn Extension

Winn Extension is an intrusive program that we advise you to avoid at all times. Even though it might be advertised as a great tool that should improve your online experience by allowing you to stream sporting events, regular TV and much more, you must be informed that in reality, this program is just one more adware application. Thus, it is not surprising that the devious program in question will ruin your online experience instead of improving it. If that was not enough, you should also know that in some instances this adware program could prove to be quite dangerous as your PC might be subjected to questionable and even malicious web content. If you wish to keep your personal computer safe and secure at all times and want to surf the web without being constantly interrupted, make sure to use a detailed removal guide to delete Winn Extension in its entirety. Read more »

SurfeLan

SurfeLan

SurfeLan is a program, which is advertised as a tool that should greatly enhance your overall online experience by improving your ability to search the web. However excellent all of this might sound, you must be informed that malware researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com have classified this program as yet another adware application. Such categorisation has been made after a careful analysis that revealed numerous intrusive features. In reality, this program does the exact opposite of what you would expect from it; instead of improving your daily online experiences, it will only ruin them and so will make surfing the web a frustrating and bothersome experience, to put it lightly. On top of that, the adware in question could also prove to be quite malicious. To find out more about its harmful qualities and to understand why its complete removal is essential make sure to read the rest of our article. Below, we also provide a detailed removal guide that will allow you to delete SurfeLan completely. Read more »

SavingsCool

SavingsCool

It seems that it has been quite a while since we last discussed an adware application. Here comes our chance. SavingsCool is a program that comes into your computer with the intention to promote third-party content. This program will try to convince you that it can help you save money when you shop online. Of course, if you are an avid online shopper, you may feel inclined to click the content delivered by this application. However, our computer security experts say that you must remove SavingsCool from your system immediately. Otherwise, the adware application could easily expose you to potentially harmful content. Read more »