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Storm Alert Adware

Storm Alert removal instructions

What is Storm Alert?

Developed by Rational Thought Solutions, Storm Alert is a rogue browser extension claiming to warn users of forthcoming storms. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Storm Alert is considered to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. The developers of this rogue application employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with chosen software) to install Storm Alert on Internet browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Storm Alert generates various intrusive online advertisements that include (but are not limited to) text, banner, pop-up/pop-under, in-text and interstitial ads. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by Web Guard

Web Guard removal instructions

What is Web Guard?

Created by Interesting Solutions, Web Guard is a rogue browse plug-in that claims to allow users to detect any websites tracking their personal information. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that it is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' employed by Web Guard to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Web Guard generates intrusive online advertisements and monitors users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Safe Web

Safe Web removal instructions

What is Safe Web?

Developed by Acute Angle Solutions Ltd, Safe Web is a rogue browser extension claiming to allow users to monitor any parties who may be tracking their Internet browsing activity. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Safe Web is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) employed by Safe Web employs to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. After successful infiltration on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome), Safe Web generates numerous intrusive online advertisements that include (but are not limited to) banner, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial, and text ads. It is highly probable that clicking these advertisements will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Health Alert Adware

Health Alert removal instructions

What is Health Alert?

Developed by Rational Thought Solutions, Health Alert is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to inform users about the latest diseases and other health-related news. While this browser extension may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Health Alert is considered to be adware, since it employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Health Alert delivers various intrusive online advertisements including banner, pop-up, text, pop-under, interstitial, and in-text ads. It is highly probably that clicking advertisements generated by Health Alert will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
YouTube Accelerator Adware

YouTube Accelerator removal instructions

What is YouTube Accelerator?

Created by Goobzo Ltd, the YouTube Accelerator (also known as YouTubeAccelerator) browser add-on claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by streaming videos from YouTube and other video sites smoothly without annoying buffering and pauses. While this functionality may seem legitimate, the YouTube Accelerator browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. This plug-in does not block ads - in fact, it generates intrusive third party ads ('Ads by YouTube Accelerator') including, for example, banner, text, and pop-up advertisements. Clicking ads displayed by YouTube Accelerator can result in high-risk malware infections.

   
Zombie Invasion Adware

Zombie Invasion removal instructions

What is Zombie Invasion?

Created by Time Lapse Solutions, Zombie Invasion is a rogue browser extension claiming to alert users of impending 'zombie invasions'. Although this browser add-on may seem legitimate, be aware that it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers of this PUP employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install Zombie Invasion on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most infections are caused by reckless download of free software from freeware download websites. Following successful infiltration, Zombie Invasion tracks users' Internet browsing activity and generates intrusive online advertisements.

   
Ads by BrowserServices

BrowserServices removal instructions

What is BrowserServices?

The BrowserServices add-on claims to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and by displaying special deals/discounts available on shopping websites. This application, however, is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers of this rogue add-on employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to stealthily distribute BrowserServices together with other software. After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, this PUP displays intrusive online ads and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
GoHD Adware

GoHD removal instructions

What is GoHD?

The GoHD browser extension claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by improving YouTube video quality. GoHD, however, is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' employed by GoHD to install on Internet browsers together with other software and without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, GoHD generates intrusive online advertisements and diminishes browser performance.

   
Ads by LeapSense

LeapSense removal instructions

What is LeapSense?

The browser extension, LeapSense, claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other features. LeapSense, however, is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers of this rogue application (SuperWeb LLC) employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional software together with the chosen software) to install LeapSense on Internet browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, LeapSense tracks users' Internet browsing activity and displays intrusive online ads.

   
Ads by Browser Extension

Browser Extension removal instructions

What is Browser Extension?

Intrusive online advertisements, 'Ad by Browser Extension', are delivered by potentially unwanted programs and browser extensions that employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to infiltrate Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox). This marketing method allows developers to distribute their software together with other programs, and for this reason, most infections are caused by reckless download and installation of freeware downloads. Ads by Browser Extensions redirect users to the Advertising Support website. The types advertisements delivered include banner, coupon, and pop-up ads. Clicking advertisements generated by rogue browser plug-ins (such as 'Ad by Browser Extension') may lead to further adware or malware infections.

   

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