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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.

   

Rango Win 7 Antispyware 2014 removal instructions

What is Rango Win 7 Antispyware 2014?

Rango Win 7 Antispyware 2014 is a fake security scanner derived from a family of similar rogue programs called Braviax/FakeRean. This bogus software was designed and developed by cyber criminals to make money by tricking PC users into purchasing a useless license key. To achieve its deceptive goal, this rogue program performs fake security scans and delivers lists of supposedly-detected malware and Trojans. Furthermore, Rango Win 7 Antispyware 2014 displays fake security warning messages and makes operating system registry modifications to further scare PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk malware.

   

Rango Win 8 Protection 2014 removal instructions

What is Rango Win 8 Protection 2014?

Rango Win 8 Protection 2014 is a fake security scanner originating from a family of rogue antivirus software called Braviax/FakeRean. This program was developed by cyber criminals to scare PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk malware and coerce them into purchasing a 'full version' of Rango Win 8 Protection 2014 to supposedly eliminate the threats. This rogue program performs no scans for computer security infections - it merely imitates this process and then displays a false detection list. Moreover, this malicious software modifies the infiltrated operating system, disables execution of installed programs, and disables the Task Manager. When infected with Rango Win 8 Protection 2014, users are unable to access Internet - this rogue program blocks access to websites, reporting that they are infected, and then offers to run a security scan.

   

Easy Discount Pro removal instructions

What is Easy Discount Pro?

Easy Discount Pro is a rogue browser extension claiming to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and displaying special deals/discounts available within online stores. On initial inspection, this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that Easy Discount Pro is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) employed by Easy Discount Pro to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Easy Discount Pro generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   

Rango Win 7 Protection 2014 removal instructions

What is Rango Win 7 Protection 2014?

Rango Win 7 Protection 2014 is bogus security software that attempts to scare unsuspecting PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk malware, Trojans, and viruses. This rogue antivirus software infiltrates computers without users' consent and imitates a legitimate security scanner by performing 'security scans' and displaying security warning messages. Note that Rango Win 7 Protection 2014 holds no virus definition database, nor any features that would allow this program to detect any of the security infections listed. This malicious software runs fake security scans and imitates the detection of security infections that do not exist on the PC. This trickery has been known to coerce computer users into 'activating' (purchasing a full version of) this program.

   

Rango Win 8 Antispyware 2014 removal instructions

What is Rango Win 8 Antispyware 2014?

Rango Win 8 Antispyware 2014 is fake antivirus software that aims to sell a license key to PC users, supposedly to remove security infections, These infections, however, do not actually exist on users' systems. To achieve this deceptive goal, Rango Win 8 Antispyware 2014 displays fake security scans and generates large lists of supposedly-detected malware and virus threats. Furthermore, this rogue antivirus program modifies the registry entries of infiltrated computers, disables execution of .exe files, blocks access to Internet browsers (by displaying fake security warning messages stating that legitimate websites are malicious), and configures itself to launch automatically on each system start-up. While Rango Win 8 Antispyware 2014 has a professional user interface, it holds no virus definition database or virus scan engine - this is a scam created by cyber criminals to trick unsuspecting PC users into buying a useless 'full version'.

   

Rango XP Antivirus 2014 removal instructions

What is Rango XP Antivirus 2014?

Rango XP Antivirus 2014 is a fake security scanner originating from a family of fake antivirus programs called Braviax/FakeRean. Cyber criminals responsible for releasing this scam hope that computer users will fall for the trickery displayed by this fake software and purchase the license key. When Rango XP Antivirus 2014 infiltrates PCs via detected security vulnerabilities, it imitates the behaviour of a legitimate antivirus program and then generates a large list of supposedly-detected malware and viruses. Do not trust this detection list - it is a scam. None of the security infections indicated by Rango XP Antivirus 2014 actually exist on your computer.

   

Rango Win 7 Antivirus 2014 removal instructions

What is Rango Win 7 Antivirus 2014?

Rango Win 7 Antivirus 2014 is not a security program that computer users should trust - it is a scam released by cyber criminals. This fake antivirus software is designed to scare PC users into believing that their computers have been infected with malware and viruses. To achieve this deceptive goal, Rango Win 7 Antivirus 2014 uses fake security scans, fake malware detection lists, and fake security warning messages. The program usually installs on users' PCs without their consent and immediately starts a security scan, which results in the detection of various high-risk spyware. Furthermore, this rogue software modifies the registry entries of the infected operating system and blocks execution of installed software. The creators of this scam intend to give the impression that Rango Win 7 Antivirus 2014 is the only software able to save your PC from security threats. In reality, however, none of the detected viruses or malware exist on your computer - this bogus program is designed to make you to believe the opposite in order to sell its useless license key.

   

Rango Win 8 Antivirus 2014 removal instructions

What is Rango Win 8 Antivirus 2014?

Rango Win 8 Antivirus 2014 is a fake antivirus program originating from a family of rogue security scanners called Braviax/FakeRean. This program was developed by cyber criminals and employs a deceptive strategy to coerce computer users into purchasing a useless license key. This program holds no virus scan engine or malware definition database, however, it performs 'security scans' and displays lists of identified security infections supposedly detected on users' PCs. This is a scam intended to scare PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk malware and viruses. Rango Win 8 Antivirus 2014 is merely an imitation of a legitimate antivirus program, and therefore, should not be trusted or purchased.

   

Mysearchpage.net browser hijacker removal instructions

What is mysearchpage.net?

The mysearchpage.net browser hijacker infiltrates Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) via free software downloads or when users uninstall free software. Internet users often install mysearchpage.net adware inadvertently without their consent when downloading and installing freeware. At time of research, this browser plug-in was distributed using deceptive freeware 'download clients' and fake downloads. For example, fake Java updates or fake Internet browser updates. At time of testing, this browser hijacker also infiltrated Internet browsers when uninstalling free software called "Easy Speed Check". After successful infiltration, this browser hijacker modifies Internet browser settings by assigning the homepage and default search engine fields to mysearchpage.net

   

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