CompareItApplication (also referred to as compareitapplication virus, !!compareitapplication!!) is adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that generates pop-up ads across Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. Advertisements displayed by this adware will usually contain text that says something similar to “Ads by !!compareitapplication!!” on them.
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This ContradeAdder removal guide will help you remove ContradeAdder adware from your PC in order to get rid of ads by ContradeAdder and stop other unwanted symptoms.
Screenery (also found as Screenery virus) is a very deceptive and intrusive potentially unwanted program and adware that usually enters a computer system alongside other...
LightningDownloader (LightningDownloader virus, Lightning Downloader) is an advertisement-supported potentially unwanted program that usually enters a computer system alongside other unwanted programs and malware without user knowledge. The LightningDownloader program will install in the background. Once installed a desktop icon will be created to launch the program and internet users will eventually become bombarded with ads by LightningDownloader and additional adware that it bundles with.
LolyKey (LolyKey virus) is a cross-browser adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that usually infects a computer system without direct user knowledge. Intenret users will become bombareded by LolyKey ads once this adware has been contracted. The advertisements will arrive in different styles including generic pop-up coupons and deals, as well as in-text ads that appear when a mouse hovers over unlined words on a webpage. Most ads displayed by this adware can be identified with by text that says “Ads by LolyKey” on them.
ManticoreSupport (also found as ManticoreSupport virus) is a cross-browser advertisement supported potentially unwanted program (PUP) that usually gains unauthorized entrance to a computer system. Most Antivirus and Anti-Malware engines will also include ManticoreSupport in the adware category of computer infections. Once ManticoreSupport adware has been contracted it will observe user browsing data which it uses to manufacture ‘targeted’ advertisements across Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer.
ToolbarUpdaterService (also found as ToolbarUpdaterService virus or Toolbar Updater Service) is an advertisement supported potentially unwanted program (PUP) that usually gains entrance to a computer system without user knowledge. The unwanted program will infiltrate a computer system in the background and observe and gather personal user browsing data, which it primarily uses to inject webpages with ‘targeted’ advertisements it feels users will be most likely to click on.
mys.yoursearch.me is a questionable website and search engine with a bad online reputation. The mys.yoursearch.me website is promoted through various potentially unwanted programs and browser hijackers including FVD Speed Dial and similar browser extensions. Once an unwanted program used to promote the website has been introduced to a computer system or attached to an affected internet browser as an add-on or extension users will fall victim to browser redirects to mys.yoursearch.me when they open a new browser window, open a new browser tab, or search the web using the browser address and omni bar.
yoursearch.me is a deceptive and untrustworthy website with a bad online reputation. The yoursearch.me website is promoted through various potentially unwanted programs and browser hijackers including FVD Speed Dial. Once an unwanted program has been introduced to a computer system or attached to an affected internet browser as an add-on or extension users will fall victim to browser redirects to yoursearch.me when they open a new browser window, open a new browser tab, or search the web using the browser address bar.
Tox (also found as Tox virus) is a new type of ransomware that anyone can become affiliated with and create for their own purpose by going to a special TOR site called Tox – Virus. It’s unlike other forms of ransomware because Tox ransomware can be authored by anyone including amateurs who might bite off more than they can chew.
Vaaudoix (also found as Vaaudoix virus) is a type of adware in the Vaudix adware family of computer threats which is usually spread by deceptive advertisements and download managers for third-party programs. Once Vaaudoix adware has been contracted it will generate targeted advertisements on the webpages you visit.
Vaudix (also found as Vaudix virus) is adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that usually enters a computer system without user consent or knowledge. Vaudix adware also attaches browser add-ons and extensions to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. Once installed this adware will display targeted advertisements while users browse the web.