Zbot (also known as Zues, Zues Bot, Zues Trojan, Zbot virus) is a malicious trojan horse computer worm that is known to infiltrate a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system without user knowledge, hide on the infected computer system, and ultimately remain undetected to the average computer user. Zbot can be used to carry out many malicious tasks across a Windows computer, but it is more frequently used to steal banking information (passwords, account credentials) by man-in-the-browser keystroke logging and form grabbing and infecting computer systems with CryptoLocker ransomware, including Crytplocker v3.
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PutLockerDownloader (PutLockerDownloader virus, PutLocker Downloader, PutLocker Downloader v2) is an advertisement-supported program developed by CoolMirage (InstallDaddy Services). It claims to be a powerful, yet easy-to-use download manager that can increase the speed and stability of your downloads by up to 5 times. These claims have not been evaluated. PutLockerDownloader is detected as a potentially unwanted program and adware by most reputable security vendors. It is known to infiltrate a computer system without user consent and serve pop-up advertisements or cause browser redirects to sponsored web pages.
BrowserDefender (Browser Defender) by PerformerSoft/Bit89/MediaTechSoft Inc. is a web application and variant of the Browser Protector Software. BrowserDefender is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and sometimes malware that usually bundles with PerformerSoft products including PC Performer. BrowserDefender is created to protect the software it bundles with and make sure they remain installed, enabled, and unchanged by third party programs or users who attempt to change relating programs.
This guide will help you easily generate a screenshot of a website for your WordPress website by implementing PHP code into the functions.php template file and using a WordPress shortcode. This script uses the WordPress.com screenshot generator and all you need to do is copy and paste simple code into your functions.php file and place a simple shortcode on a page or post on your WordPress website.
WebSmart App (also known as WebSmartApp, WebSmart App virus, WebSmart virus) is a program and browser application you will want to remove. WebSmart App is generally detected as a potentially unwanted program and adware by many reputable Antivirus engines. It gains access to a computer system and affected internet browsers, gathers personal browsing data, and returns pop-up advertisements to the internet user based off of their past and current browsing experiences. Advertisements generated by this intrusive adware often say “Ads by WebSmart App” on them.
An advertisement-supported program named UnknownFile (Unknown File) was recently brought to our attention. We were asked “What is UnknownFile?” To answer that question, UnknownFile is desstructive adware. It accesses user browsing data and generates targeted advertisements across Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari that it feels the internet user is most likely to click on based off of their past and current browsing activities. Advertisements displayed by UnknownFile will often contain text that says “Ads by UnknownFile” on them.
MediaPlayerRS is freeware and a very questionable media player alike so many others. MediaPlayerRS and similar media players are commonly detected as adware and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) by the most reputable computer security vendors because they are known to be extremely intrusive and deceptive. Once a computer is infected with MediaPlayerRS adware internet users will become bombarded by pop-up ads that might say something along the lines of “Ads by MediaPlayerRS” on them.
1Player is promoted as a free media utility or video player. However, Antivirus and Anti-Malware programs will detect it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware because it is known to be deceptive and intrusive. Alike other ‘free’ media players, such as SweetPlayer, 1Player adware can get onto a computer system with or without user consent, access and track user browsing data, and use the data to serve pop-up and targeted advertisements to the internet user. Advertisements displayed by this program might say something similar to “Ads by 1Player” on them.
CorAdviser (also found as CorAdviser virus) is meddlesome adware that is known to serve pop-up advertisements across Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari that say “Ads by CorAdviser” on them. Pop-up advertisements are not the only issue relative to CorAdviser adware. This adware is also intrusive. It can access a computer system without user knowledge and gather personal data without consent. It also bundles with other potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) and malware that can cause additional and more severe security issues.
If you see “Ads by View That Deal” while browsing the web your computer is infected with adware. Adware that displays “Ads by View That Deal” are known to infiltrate a computer system without user knowledge. Once View That Deal adware has been contracted internet users will become bombarded with ads by View That Deal across Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.
Clicktosearch is the title of an adware type program. Reputable Antivirus engines detect Clicktosearch adware as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The adware is known to infiltrate a computer system without consent of the user, access user browsing data, and generate targeted advertisements relative to the user browsing data that it observes.