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ADWARE/bProtect.D

ADWARE/bProtect.D virus is a highly suspicious adware program which may support a number of unreliable browser plugins. Accordingly to Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers, the potentially dangerous program usually travels bundled with Conduit programs. Some of the most recently analyzed programs from this group include Travelocity Toolbar, Midicair Toolbar and DVDVideoSoft Toolbar. Even though in most cases users are aware about the installed application, as it is represented during the installation of the software, in other cases it could access your browsers without your knowledge. Is this dangerous? You should be merciless to the programs, plugins and other tools which start manipulating your personal computer and Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers without your knowledge. Needless to say, we recommend having ADWARE/bProtect.D virus deleted from the computer and browsers. Read more »

NTRedirect.dll

If you have discovered that your operating Windows system is being slowed down by NTRedirect.dll, you have to remove Babylon related software. According to Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers, this suspicious file is linked to Babylon Toolbar, Babylon Search and similar browser plugins. Have you installed these on your Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer browsers? Note that these applications can be distributed alongside freeware you install which means that they could exist without your consent. Without a doubt this is not something you should ignore, and so we strongly recommend that you examine the suspicious file and remove it if required. If you do not know how to remove NTRedirect.dll from the operating Windows system, we recommend that you read this report. Read more »

Adware:Win32/Addlyrics

Adware:Win32/Addlyrics is a irritating computer program which comes from the same group of spyware as FindLyrics Adware. Even though the program is supposed to provide you with lyrics search when watching YouTube videos, the main objective behind it is advertising. Anti-Spywre-101.com researchers have revealed that the application is supported through third-party advertisement which helps them generate profit. Whilst some advertisements are harmless and could even b used to acquire beneficial services, you should not click on any ads presented to you by the adware. Since the services of the program are money-driven, there is a possibility that some of the presented adverts are unreliable and possibly even controlled by cyber criminals. What would happen if you clicked on any corrupted ads? You could be routed to malicious websites, tricked into installing malware or spending money on worthless products. This is the main reason why we recommend having Adware:Win32/Addlyrics deleted. Read more »

adf.ly Virus

The irritating adf.ly Virus is an adware which supposedly allows you to share links on the Internet. You have to register for an account in order to be able to share a URL and receive profit for every click made. Even though it may seem as if you can earn money using the suspicious services, in reality the money will go to the developer of the service – x19 Limited. Even if you manage to collect a few cents per click you will not be allowed to use this money unless you earn at least $5. According to Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers, it is not easy to collect this money, which means that all of your energy and work committed to the purpose will help the developers of the so-called virus and not you. Do you want to get involved in such time-consuming, idle activity? Continue reading to learn how to remove adf.ly Virus. Read more »

Freemake Video Downloader

Freemake Video Downloader

Freemake Video Downloader is a feeware application that allows users to download videos from such websites as YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo and others. It is a legitimate program that can be useful by a great number of users, but there are several security issues related to the application that should not be overlooked. The thing is that you cannot ignore the fact that the program comes bundled with additional browser extensions that can seriously impair your browsing process. Either you remove Freemake Video Downloader from your computer, or simply disable the browser extensions that came with it; otherwise you may experience various problems in the near future. Read more »

Contenko.com

Contenko.com

Contenko.com is a search engine which you may come across via freeware or shareware. It can be set as your default search provider, which means that you will have to use it instead of Google or any other safe search engine.   Among the results provided by contenko.com you may find some irrelevant hits, which are likely to be presented in order for the owners of various websites to earn money by employing the pay-per-click model. It is advisable to take immediate action to remove contenko.com from the browser, be it Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Mozilla Firefox, in order to regain access to the formed search provider. Read more »

Fake Flash Player Ads

Fake Flash Player Ads is a term that is used to refer to pop-up and display ads that are generated by a fake flash player that is accessible at Google Docs. The application works on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple’s Safari. The extension provides the user with a hyperlink leading to the supposed publisher’s website, which may convince the user that Flash Player 11 is a legitimate application. If you have noticed that different websites provide you with obtrusive browsers and pornographic pop-up ads, scan the PC for malware, especially if you are not sure where the malicious program is located. Read more »

Shareaza Toolbar

Shareaza Toolbar, also known as the Music Toolbar is a browser extension which could be classified as potentially unwanted application. Its primary installation website is at shareaza.com, where they offer you to download their P2P client, and the toolbar is automatically selected during the installation for Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. However, to know that you are installing it you would have to actually stop and read during the process, so it is entirely plausible that you may want to remove Shareaza Toolbar simply because you did not even want it in the first place. While this extension from Bandoo Media Inc cannot be called malicious, it can quite understandably be a nuisance and its functionality is questionable at the best. Read more »

ReportLady virus

ReportLady virus is adware and can potentially cause a lot of damage to your computer’s system. When it is already in, it displays various advertisements while you are browsing the Internet, especially favoring online shopping websites, such as Amazon, Best Buy or Expedia. If you are seeing a See Similar button on product images, different ads in the form of pop-up boxes and banners, you have this infection in your computer and you should remove ReportLady virus immediately. You should note that the longer this adware stays in your computer’s system, the more potential harm it can cause, so time is crucial. Read more »

Saveshare

Saveshare is an adware program that may pose serious security threats to your system. Normally, browser settings allows you to block pop-up ads that would hinder the web browsing process, but when Saveshare is installed on your computer, this intrusive program overrides default browser settings (on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox) and then displays pop-up advertisements whenever you open a specific website. Adware applications are not direct computer threats, but they are instrumental infecting your system with dangerous programs, so the sooner you remove Saveshare from your system, the sooner your PC will be protected from possible malware infection. Read more »