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Quicky Translator

Quicky Translator

Quicky Translator is introduced as a translation tool; however, it is a malicious program that will introduce you to fictitious information to trick you into thinking that your Windows version is bogus, your virtual security is at risk, or that you might suffer data loss. These scary statements are meant to intimidate users to follow the “recommendations” presented. Obviously, that is not what we advise, because this infection was created to scam you, and all information provided by it only adds to the scam. If this piece of malware has taken over your operating system and browsers already, there is only one thing you should do, which is to remove Quicky Translator. Although the elimination of this malicious program can be lengthy and complicated, you need to get to it as soon as possible. Read more »

DailyWellnessGuide Toolbar

DailyWellnessGuide Toolbar

If you see a toolbar at the top of your all browsers, it is likely that one of the Mindspark Interactive, Inc. toolbars, e.g. DailyWellnessGuide Toolbar has slithered onto your computer. We do not deny possibility that this toolbar has been added to browsers without a user’s permission too. Actually, it does not really matter how it has managed to enter your system because the most important thing is its removal. Some users might wonder why they have to erase a toolbar that looks really decent (e.g. promises to enable find answers to health questions, check symptoms in medical dictionaries, and find the best doctors) from their systems. Read more »

SendFilesFree Toolbar

SendFilesFree Toolbar

Make sure to avoid an application known as SendFilesFree Toolbar since it is nothing more than yet another invasive toolbar. Unfortunately, quite a few users have their PC infected with this intrusive toolbar mostly because they are tricked into downloading and installing it. This is so since this application is advertised as a great tool that should help you send various files right from your web browser. Read more »

Backdoor.Bedep

According to our malware researchers, Backdoor.Bedep can install without permission, silently connect to the Internet, slow down your computer, and slow down the Internet connection. Needless to say, Backdoor.Bedep is not an infection that you can ignore. This backdoor Trojan is extremely dangerous, because it can download malware onto your computer without any of your notice. The main task for this threat is to create a botnet, which is a collection of internet-connected programs employed to perform certain tasks, and to distribute malware. Needless to say, if you do not remove Backdoor.Bedep from your operating system fast, you could find your PC paralyzed by various Trojans, ransomware infections, and other threats that you will also need to delete. Do you know if you need to delete Backdoor.Bedep? Do you know how to delete this infection and keep it away in the future? These are the questions that we have addressed in this report. Read more »

deltafix.dll

If you are concerned about the file deltafix.dll, which is located in the Program Files directory, it is time to implement a reputable security program and stop browsing unreliable websites and downloading suspect software programs. The file deltafix.dll is regarded as an adware helper, and we recommend that you remove it from the computer as soon as you can. Some other malware researchers and security experts categorize the file as a potentially unwanted program; nevertheless, it should be removed as soon as possible. Read more »

BetterCareerSearch Toolbar

BetterCareerSearch Toolbar

BetterCareerSearch Toolbar is a tool that introduces itself as “the must-have toolbar for any job hunter.” It promises free access to the most recent job listings, easy LinkedIn updates, and other features. However, it doesn’t look any different from any of the thousands upon thousands of similar applications out there. It doesn’t offer anything that couldn’t be accessed with a simple Google search, while cluttering your browser at the same time. Also, third-party applications with content and functions you don't control could possibly make your computer more vulnerable to threats. You can never be too careful, so we recommend you to remove BetterCareerSearch Toolbar from your computer immediately. Read more »

JokeFanatic Toolbar

JokeFanatic Toolbar

JokeFanatic Toolbar is a browser extension that is classified as an adware application. This means that JokeFanatic Toolbar may collect data on your web browsing habits and then use it later on to generate commercial advertisements when you access online shopping websites. If you are a computer security-minded user, you will remove JokeFanatic Toolbar from the system at once. It is not a good idea to keep this application on your computer because JokeFanatic Toolbar is highly intrusive extension that could be exploited by malevolent third parties to promote corrupted content. Read more »

Total Dating

Total Dating

Total Dating, also known as Total Dating Guide, is a free browser extension developed and distributed by Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. The program is presented at totaldatingguide.com and is compatible with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox and is also powered by Ask.com. If you are familiar with Mindspark products, you probably know that Mindspark products offer computer users to change the home page and search provider of the browsers to ask.com, and, if you do not pay attention to the installation process, you may think that your browser are hijacked. We recommend that you remove the Total Dating browser extension, because this program is capable of monitoring you, whereas the search engine promoted by the extension displays sponsored links. Read more »

SnapMyScreen

SnapMyScreen

SnapMyScreen is a Mindspark Interactive Network browser extension which allows you to make screenshots. More specifically, you can select a certain part of the screen to be captured, crop the screenshots, and share them with friends. The program is available at snapmyscreen.com and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. If you have every dealt with a browser extension developed by Mindspark, you probably know that some Mindspark products are powered by ask.com, and SnapMyScreen is one of them. The SnapMyScreen toolbar can change the home page and default search engine of the browsers to ask.com (home.tb.ask.com), and, if you want to use the computer and Internet as usual, you should remove the toolbar right now. Read more »

TranslationBuddy Toolbar

TranslationBuddy Toolbar

TranslationBuddy Toolbar is yet another toolbar from the Mindspark family; thus, this invasive application is closely related to browser plug-ins such as HowToSimplified Toolbar, FromDocToPDF Toolbar, Popular Scereensavers Toolbar, Citysearch Toolbar and quite a few others. Therefore, if you have discovered TranslationBuddy Toolbar running on your PC, you need to remove it, just like all of its counterparts. The dubious plug-in is advertised as a useful tool that should translate any website to a language of your choice. It sounds tempting to have such application on your operating system; unfortunately, the provided service is quite dodgy; and to make matters worse the research team at Anti-Spyware-101.com has revealed that TranslationBuddy Toolbar could act quite maliciously, exposing you to some of the most dubious web content out there. Read more »