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WajamUpdater.exe

WajamUpdater.exe is an auto-update file which belongs to the infamous Wajam plugin. Are you familiar with this browser plugin? Available from wajam.com the program acts as a social search engine, which accumulates information from the social networking sites that your friends are registered with. In order to discover this information your friends must utilize Wajam as well. All in all, the plugin is highly controversial and many Windows security experts state that this application is malicious. Some even indicate that the application breaches virtual security protocols and endangers the safety of its users. This is why many computer users wish to delete Wajam. Needless to say, this involves WajamUpdater.exe removal as well. Read more »

Adware:Win32/Kremiumad

Adware:Win32/Kremiumad is an adware application that is similar to various coupon plugins that display discount offers and other various pop-up ads whenever you browse the Internet. Unlike dangerous computer threats that enter your system stealthily, Adware:Win32/Kremiumad is known to have an installation entry in the list of installed programs of the Control Panel. It allows you to uninstall Adware:Win32/Kremiumad at ease, although manual removal does not guarantee that you will get rid of this application through and through. To be absolutely sure, you should run a full system scan with a reliable computer security application, and then invest in antimalware tool that will protect your PC from harm. Read more »

Sponsorship virus

Sponsorship virus is an adware program which can take over the operating Windows system after you install bundled software or fall for social engineering scams. The program does not have a visible interface and it shows up as an advertisement in new tabs and windows whenever you browse the web. It does not matter what browser you use, whether it be Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, because the only thing that matters to the developers of the adware is the security of your Windows system. If you have not installed any malware detection and removal software, any careless step when surfing the web could be used to infiltrate the dangerous program. So, do you have to remove Sponsorship virus? Is it dangerous? What would happen if you did not delete it from the PC? Continue reading to find answers to these questions. Read more »

Adware.browsefox

Adware.browsefox, also known as BrowseFox, is a browser add-on which works Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. If you are wondering whether it is one of the products of Mozilla, you should known that it is third-party application which can be downloaded from browsefox.com or alongside some free application. Adware.browsefox may be bundled with freeware, which implies that you should not hurry to install every single free program you download for its installer may offer you to install BrowseFox as an additional program. Read more »

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 »