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Browser Secure removal instructions

What is Browser Secure?

Created by Intriguing Apps, Browser Secure is a rogue browser plug-in claiming to protect user-browsing by blocking spyware and malware infections. Although this may seem useful and legitimate functionality, be aware that Browser Secure is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted application since it uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Browser Secure generates various intrusive online advertisements such as coupon, banner, pop-up, interstitial, targeted video ads, and download offers of other rogue browser plug-ins also considered to be adware. It is highly probable that clicking these advertisements will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

Websearch.flyandsearch.info redirect removal instructions

What is websearch.flyandsearch.info?

The websearch.flyandsearch.info browser hijacker installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) together with free software downloaded from the Internet. After successful infiltration, this adware modifies Internet browser settings including the homepage and default search engine domains. Furthermore, this adware installs several browser 'helper objects', which block attempts to roll back these changes. At time of research, this adware was 'bundled' with free programs and files available for download from free file sharing websites. Developers of freeware promote the websearch.flyandsearch.info browser hijacker using a deceptive installer, which tricks unsuspecting computer users into installing browser settings-modifying adware together with the free software.

   

Search Defense removal instructions

What is Search Defense?

Created by Intriguing Apps, Search Defense is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to enhance users' Internet browsing protection by preventing malware and spyware infections. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Search Defense is considered to be adware. The developers of this rogue browser add-on employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Search Defense on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, Search Defense generates numerous intrusive online advertisements including banner, targeted video, pop-up, coupon, interstitial ads, and download offers of other PUPs considered to be adware. Clicking these advertisements is likely to cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

Browser Guard removal instructions

What is Browser Guard?

Developed by a company named Intriguing Apps, Browser Guard is a rogue browser extension claiming to protect user-browsing by preventing malware and spyware infections. Although this may seem a legitimate and useful browser plug-in, be aware that Browser Guard is categorized as a potentially unwanted application or 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' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Browser Guard generates numerous intrusive online advertisements such as banner, coupon, interstitial, pop-up, targeted video ads, and offers to download other rogue browser extensions considered to be adware. There is a high probability that clicking advertisements generated by this potentially unwanted program (PUP) will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

Browser Armor removal instructions

What is Browser Armor?

Developed by Intriguing Apps, Browser Armor is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to protect user-browsing by preventing malware and spyware infections on malicious websites. While this functionality may seem useful and legitimate, be aware that Browser Armor is categorized as adware. This rogue browser extension employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to stealthily install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission. Following successful infiltration, Browser Armor generates various intrusive online advertisements including coupon, banner, interstitial, targeted video, pop-up ads, and download offers of other PUPs also considered to be adware. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

Browsing Protection removal instructions

What is Browsing Protection?

Developed by a company called 'Intriguing Apps', Browsing Protection is a rogue browser plug-in claiming to protect user-browsing by preventing malware and spyware infections when browsing the Internet. While this functionality may seem useful and legitimate, be aware that Browsing Protection is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted application since it uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install on browsers without users' consent. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Browsing Protection generates numerous intrusive online advertisements including banner, interstitial, pop-up, coupon, targeted video ads, and offers to download other PUPs also considered to be adware. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

Browser Shield removal instructions

What is Browser Shield?

Created by Intriguing Apps, Browser Shield is a rogue browser plug-in claiming to enhance user-browsing protection by preventing malware and spyware infections. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Browser Shield is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. The developers of this PUP employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to stealthily install Browser Shield on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without users' permission. After successful infiltration, Browser Shield generates numerous intrusive online advertisements including pop-up, banner, interstitial, targeted video, coupon ads, and download offers of other rogue browser extensions considered to be adware. Clicking these advertisements is likely to cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

Surf Safely removal instructions

What is Surf Safely?

Developed by Intriguing Apps, Surf Safely is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to protect user-browsing by blocking malware and spyware infections. Although this rogue browser add-on may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Surf Safely is considered to be adware. This PUP employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission. Following successful infiltration, Surf Safely generates various intrusive online advertisements including interstitial, banner, targeted video, pop-up ads, and offers to download other PUPs considered to be adware. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

Hao123.com - how to eliminate browser redirects to hao123.com?

What is Hao123.com?

The Hao123.com website was created by Baidu (one of the largest web services companies in China). This is a legitimate website, which enhances Internet users' browsing experience by providing easy access to trending sites, quick Internet search access, etc. While this site is not malicious, many computer users refer to it as the Hao123.com virus. These associations are made since the site is promoted using 'Hao123 client', a program provided as free software. This software modifies Internet browser settings and sets Hao123.com as the user's default search engine and homepage.

   

PriceChop removal instructions

What is PriceChop?

The PriceChop rogue browser add-on claims to save time and money by displaying special offers and discounts while browsing shopping websites. This functionality may appear useful and legitimate, however, be aware that PriceChop is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. The developers of this rogue browser plug-in employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to stealthily install PriceChop on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission. Most users inadvertently install PriceChop when downloading free software via small programs called 'download managers' on freeware download websites such as download.com, soft32.com, softonic.com, and many others. Following successful infiltration, this PUP generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   

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