Monthly Archive: May 2014

remove Record Checker malware

How to remove Record Checker (Virus Removal Guide)

Record Checker virus (RecordChecker virus) is a term people use to identify a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) found in the adware and a browser hijacker categories of computer infections, risks, and threats. Potential Record Checker malware has been reported by users to change existing internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and other internet browsers by utilizing Windows software, including browser helper objects (BHOs), as well as browser attachments including add-ons, extensions, and plugins.

192.168.0.1 Information

192.168.0.1 (IP Address Information and Troubleshooting)

192.168.0.1 is a private IP address (IPv4 address) that is utilized by Neatgear broadband routers and a variety of other brand devices. Different devices (computers, etc.) can use the 192.168.0.1 IP address across different networks, however only one device on the network can utilize the IP address.

192.168.1.1 information

192.168.1.1 (IP Address Information and Troubleshooting)

192.168.1.1 is a private IPv4 address that is utilized by a variety of broadband routers. Different devices (computers, etc.) can use the 192.168.1.1 IP address across different networks, however only one device on the network can utilize the IP address.

max-start.com virus

How to remove Max-Start.com (Virus Removal Guide)

If your internet browser is redirecting to www.max-start.com, your computer and affected browsers may be infected with a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) found in the browser hijacker and adware categories of computer infections and is additionally detected as, or bundles alongside spyware. The Max-Start virus (also known as the Max Search virus, max-start.com redirect virus) changes existing internet browser settings of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, including the homepage, default search engine, and browser shortcut.

HQ-V-Pro virus removal guide

How to remove HQ-V-Pro (Virus Removal Guide)

HQ-V-Pro (HQ V Professional) is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) detected as adware and a browser hijacker that may associate with and additionally be detected as spyware. Potential HQ-V-Pro malware has been reported to change existing internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and other internet browsers by utilizing Windows software, including browser helper objects (BHOs), as well as browser attachments including add-ons, extensions, and plugins.

NewTab Connect virus removal guide

How to remove NewTab Connect (Virus Removal Guide)

The NewTab Connect virus is a common term used to identify a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) identified as adware and a browser hijacker that may associate with and additionally be detected as spyware. Potential NewTab Connect malware has been reported to change existing internet browser settings such as the homepage and search engine, as well as generate pop-up advertisements on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and other internet browsers by utilizing Windows software, including browser helper objects (BHOs), as well as browser attachments including add-ons, extensions, and plugins.

change your ebay password

eBay urges all users to change their password after severe security breach

If you have an account with eBay (ebay.com) you are advised to immediately change your eBay password. In February and March of 2014 cyberattackers compromised and used several eBay employee log-in credentials in order to gain access to eBay’s corporate network. The cyber-criminals compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial customer data. Customer and eBay user information including home addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, date of birth, and full names have been breached by the culprits. eBay could find no evidence to suggest that financial information was observed during the cyberattack.

speedDial virus

How to remove Speedial (Virus Removal Guide)

The SpeeDial virus (also known as the speedial.com and Spee Dial virus) is a term used to identify a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) and potential malware found in the browser hijacker and adware categories of computer infections . SpeeDial software is additionally detected as, or bundles alongside spyware. According to user reports, the SpeeDial virus may change existing internet browser settings of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox; causing unwanted browser redirects to speedial.com and other websites by utilizing browser attachments and Windows software including the browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension titled Speedial Toolbar.

system optimizer pro virus

How to remove System Optimizer Pro (Virus Removal Guide)

System Optimizer Pro is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) published by 383 Media Inc. for Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows 8. System Optimizer Pro is found in the scareware category of computer infections. This program is promoted as a free download and scanner that will allegedly monitor a computer system, self-update, and detect and repair/remove errors on a computer system in order to increase computer performance and speed; However, the software must be registered in order to repair issues allegedly detected by the program, which means a user must purchase System Optimizer Pro to use all of it’s features.

vi-view virus removal

How to remove Vi-View (Virus Removal Guide)

The Vi-View virus (Vi View virus, viview virus) is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) and/or malware found in the adware and browser hijacker categories of computer infections. According to third-party security vendors, vi-view may also be detected as, or bundles with spyware. Vi-View malware is known to hijacker internet browser settings and generate pop-up advertisements on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer by use of Windows software, including browser helper objects (BHOs), and browser attachments including add-ons and extensions.

Karatoh virus

How to remove Karatoh (Virus Removal Guide)

Karatoh is adware detected as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that generates advertisements on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer. Karatoh is an adware program for the Windows Operating System that also attaches to Internet Browsers as a browser helper object (BHO), add-on and extension.