Category Archives: Malware

Adware – Software that supports advertising.
Browser Hijacker – Malware or virus that replaces existing internet browser settings.
Ransomware – Ransomware (cryptoviruses, cryptotrojans, cryptoworms) restricts access to the computer system that it infects and demands a ransom in order for the restriction to be removed.
Scareware – Software with malicious payloads, or of limited or no benefit, that are sold to consumers via certain unethical marketing practices. The selling approach uses social engineering to cause shock, anxiety, or the perception of a threat, generally directed at an unsuspecting user.
Spyware – Software that observes and gathers computer activity.
Trojan Horse – A malicious application whose purpose is to grant unauthorized access to a computer system.


How to remove SearchMoose (Virus Removal Guide)

SearchMoose (also known as SearchMoose Downloader or Search Moose) is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and website with a bad online reputation. Many Windows and Mac users have placed frustrations with SearchMoose and the website searchmoose.com, stating that the program and webpage have taken over their browser’s homepage and default search engine causing browser redirects to searchmoose.com, search.searchmoose.com, and other webpages without consent.

How to remove Pull Trends (Virus Removal Guide)

Pull Trends (Pull Trends virus, PullTrends) is a potential unwanted program (PUP) and adware that employs deceptive marketing tactics in order to infiltrate a computer system without user knowledge. Pull Trends is known to observe user browsing activities and personal browsing data in order to serve targeted advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

How to remove Traffic Junky (Virus Removal Guide)

The Traffic Junky virus (TrafficJunky) is a term used to identify a potential unwanted program in the adware category of computer infections that installs alongside other unwanted programs and gathers personal browsing data. Although Traffic Junky is not technically defined as a computer virus, the PUP shares many of the same characteristics. Traffic Junky can get deep into a computer system , collect personal data, observe browsing habits, generate pop-up advertisements, and cause other frustrations for computer and internet users.

How to remove tabSent (Virus Removal Guide)

tabSent (also known as the tabSent virus or tabSent new tab) is a potential unwanted program and browser extension that serves pop-up advertisements and causes browser redirects on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer. tabSent is known to use deceptive marketing practices and is promoted through dubious advertising platforms.

How to remove PremierOpinion (Virus Removal Guide)

PremierOpinion by VoiceFive Inc is a potential unwanted program in the adware category of computer threats that installs alongside other unwanted programs. PremierOpinion gathers personal browsing data and is used to generate advertisements on Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer based off of user browsing activities, bookmarks, and history.

How to remove Pluto TV (Virus Removal Guide)

Pluto TV (PlutoTV, Pluto TV version 0.0.9) is a potential unwanted program (PUP) that usllay installs alongside other unwanted programs without user knowledge. Pluto TV and programs that it bundles with are known to gather personal browsing data, such as browsing activities, bookmarks, and history, and use it to generate advertisements on Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer.

How to remove NexusBooster (Virus Removal Guide)

NexusBooster virus (or Nexus Booster) is terminology for a potential unwanted program in the adware family of computer threats that installs alongside other unwanted programs and observes personal browsing data in order to serve targeted advertisements on Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. NexusBooster adware observes and gathers browsing data such as all activities, bookmarks, and browser history.

How to remove MagnumDouble (Virus Removal Guide)

MagnumDouble (MagnumDouble virus, Magnum Double) is a potential unwanted program in the adware category of computer infections that installs alongside other unwanted programs and gathers personal browsing data. Once personal browsing data is collected, MagnumDouble adware will generate advertisements on Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer based off of user browsing activities, bookmarks, and history.