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 AtuZi (Virus Removal Guide)

AtuZi is an advertisement-supported Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) found in the adware category of computer infections and is additionally detected as, or bundles with a browser hijacker and spyware. AtuZi adware may be promoted as freeware or alongside freeware for the Microsoft Windows Operating System. This program may also utilize browser add-ons, browser helper objects (BHOs), and extensions to change existing internet browser settings and display pop-up advertisements on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer.

How to remove WordsDisplay (Virus Removal Guide)

WordsDisplay is a cross-browser Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) categorized as adware that is used to serve advertisements on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer. WordsDisplay can be found as a freeware program and browser helper obhect (BHO) for the Windows Operating System, including Internet Explorer, or as a browser add-on and extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

How to remove Sliding Sales (Virus Removal Guide)

Sliding Sales (SlidingSales) is an adware program, often found in the browser hijacker and spyware categories of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). Sliding Sales is a cross-browser advertisement platform that displays pop-up advertisements on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer by installing the Sliding Sales program to a Windows computer and attaching to affected browsers as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension.

How to remove DropIntoDeals (Virus Removal Guide)

DropIntoDeals (also known as Ads by DropIntoDeals) is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) categorized as adware that is used to display pop-up advertisements and sponsored search results on popular internet browsers, including Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. DropIntoDeals advertisements are often identified by text that may say something similar to “brought by DropIntoDeals” on them.

How to remove RambleRoam (Virus Removal Guide)

RambleRoam (also known as Ramble Roam Deals) is an advertisement-supported Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware that installs software to a Microsoft Windows Operating System and attaches browser add-ons and extensions to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer.

How to remove PsdChecker (Virus Removal Guide)

PsdChecker (also known as PsdCheckeR 5.0, 4.0, etc.) is detected as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) in the adware, browser hijacker, and spyware categories by most security vendors. PsdChecker is advertisement-supported freeware for use on the Microsoft Windows Operating System that may collect user information in order to serve targeted advertisements. This program also changes existing internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer, which in turn may cause unwanted browser redirects and start-ups.

How to remove Gdsmux (Virus Removal Guide)

Gdsmux (also known as Ads by Gdsmux Deals) is detected as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) in the adware, browser hijacker, and spyware categories by most security vendors. Gdsmux is advertisement-supported freeware for the Microsoft Windows Operating System that collects user information in order to serve targeted advertisements. This program also changes existing internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer, which in turn may cause unwanted browser redirects and start-ups.

How to remove Save the Children (Virus Removal Guide)

The Save the Children virus (also known as SaveTheChildren Reminder by We-care.com) is term used to identify a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware. SaveTheChildren Reminder by We-care.com is essentially a free browser helper object (BHO) for the Microsoft Windows Operating System. This program attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and/or extension with or without user consent in order to serve targeted advertisements.