Defender (Verified) is a browser extension compatible with Google Chrome and other popular internet browsers. The Defender (Verified) extension is recognized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP) by reputable internet security programs and malware research teams. The extension is known to utilize deceptive marketing tactics (it might claim to be something it is not), collect personal browsing data, modify existing internet browser settings, display pop-up advertisements, and cause other complications.

Defender (Verified) Threat Details

Name Defender (Verified), Defender (Verified) virus *This extension is not technically defined as a computer virus
Detection Categories Adware, Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)
Publisher Description Get personalized recommendations directly in Chrome, when you browse and shop online.
Symptoms Advertisements in the web browser
Browser redirects to ultimatestreamers.info, search.ultimatestreamers.info, and sponsored webpages
Decreased internet speed and performance
Decreased computer functionality and performance
Bundles with malware and other potentially unwanted programs
Common Path(s) C:\Users\{USER}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\
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Defender (Verified) extension
The Defender (Verified) extension for Google Chrome can read and change your data on the websites you visit.

How to remove Defender (Verified)

This Defender (Verified) removal guide will remove the Defender (Verified) extension, viruses, malware, and other threats from your computer and browser.

  1. Scan your computer with Malwarebytes
  2. Scan your computer with HitmanPro
  3. Uninstall Defender (Verified) and unwanted programs
  4. Remove Defender (Verified) extension
  5. Cleanup and repair settings with CCleaner

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1. Scan your computer with Malwarebytes

The first step to remove this program is to download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software in order to perform a full system scan for malicious files.

1. Download and Install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Open Malwarebytes and click the Scan Now button or go to the Scan tab and click the Start Scan button.

3. When the Malwarebytes scan is complete click the Remove Selected button.

4. To finish the Malwarebytes scan and remove detected threats click the Finish button and restart your computer if promoted to do so.

2. Scan your computer with HitmanPro

The second step to remove this program is to download and install a second opinion scanner called HitmanPro by Surfright in order to perform a full system scan for malicious files.

1. Download and Install HitmanPro by Surfright.

2. Open HitmanPro and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

3. When the HitmanPro scan is complete click the Next button.

4. To activate the free version of HitmanPro: enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

5. Click the Reboot button.

3. Uninstall Defender (Verified) and unwanted programs

The third step to remove this program is to uninstall Defender (Verified) and other unwanted programs in Windows Control Panel.

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.

2. In the Programs section click Uninstall a program. In earlier versions of Windows this is listed as “Add and remove programs.”

3. Search for Defender (Verified) Supporting Application in the list and double click it.

4. Once you have uninstalled Defender (Verified) Supporting Application search for other unwanted programs that may be installed on your computer and uninstall them as well.

4. Remove Defender (Verified) extension

The fourth step to remove this program is to remove unwanted browser add-ons and extensions from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

remove Defender (Verified)

2. Search for the Defender (Verified) extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.


Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the Defender (Verified) add-on and click Remove.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

1. Go to Tools (Alt+X) and click Manage add-ons.

2. Search for the Defender (Verified) add-on in the list, select it with your mouse, and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the Defender (Verified) extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

5. Cleanup and repair settings with CCleaner

The fifth step to remove this program is to download and install CCleaner by Piriform in order to delete leftover junk files, tracking cookies, registry entries, unwanted start-up tasks, and more.

1. Download and Install CCleaner by Piriform.

2. Open CCleaner and go to the main Cleaner screen. Click the Analyze button. When the process is complete, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

3. Go to Tools > Startup and search for suspicious entries in each tab starting from Windows all the way to Content Menu. If you find anything suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

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