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Great Hub removal instructions

What is Great Hub?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Great Hub is a potentially unwanted program that supposedly improves the Internet browsing experience - "We're passionate about improving web by providing the best tools to enhance the browsing experience, from searching the web to comparing online deals to find the best prices. We've combined all of our great ideas into the Great Hub product suite, a FREE set of tools that work to make your browsing experience... better!" These false claims can trick users into believing that Great Hub is a legitimate app, however, it is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware. Following successful infiltration without users' consent, Great Hub generates intrusive online advertisements and monitors browsing activity.

   
Ads by Pop Bubbles

Pop Bubbles removal instructions

What is Pop Bubbles?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Pop Bubbles is a deceptive application claiming to improve the Internet browsing experience by providing a number of valuable features - "We're passionate about improving web by providing the best tools to enhance the browsing experience, from searching the web to comparing online deals to find the best prices. We've combined all of our great ideas into the Pop Bubbles product suite, a FREE set of tools that work to make your browsing experience... better!" These false claims are merely attempts to trick users into believing that Pop Bubbles is legitimate. In fact, this app is classed as a potentially unwanted adware-type program (PUP). There are three main reasons for these negative associations - display of intrusive online advertisements, tracking of Internet browsing activity, and installation without users' permission.

   
Search.leperdvil.com Redirect (Mac)

How to remove search.leperdvil.com browser hijacker from Mac?

What is search.leperdvil.com?

Search.leperdvil.com is presented as a legitimate Internet search website similar to Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other legitimate search engines. Some users may believe that search.leperdvil.com is a legitimate site, however, this site is promoted using deceptive app 'installers' developed to modify Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome browser settings without users' permission. Furthermore, this site collects various information relating to Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Surf Secure

Surf Secure removal instructions

What is Surf Secure?

Surf Secure claims to be a legitimate app that significantly improves Internet browsing safety - "Surf Secure. This browser application is designed to secure your browser, while surfing the internet". On initial inspection, Surf Secure may seem to be a legitimate and useful app, however, it is classed as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware, since it infiltrates systems without users’ permission, tracks Internet browsing activity, and generates intrusive online advertisements.

   
Search.lunaticake.com Redirect (Mac)

How to remove search.lunaticake.com browser hijacker from Mac?

What is search.lunaticake.com?

Search.lunaticake.com is a deceptive website that has identical behavior to search.installmac.com, search.searchbenny.com, search.searchmoose.com, and a number of other sites. The appearance of search.lunaticake.com is similar or identical to Google, Yahoo, Bing, and other popular Internet search engines and, therefore, some users may believe that this website is legitimate. In fact, developers promote search.lunaticake.com using deceptive app 'installers' designed to modify web browser settings. In addition, search.lunaticake.com continually monitors browsing activity.

   
Search.getmaps.co Redirect

search.getmaps.co redirect removal instructions

What is search.getmaps.co?

Get Maps is a deceptive application that supposedly provides users with access to various maps, and allows them to search the Internet. On initial inspection, this application may seem legitimate, however, due to rogue behavior, Get Maps is categorized as a potentially unwanted browser-hijacking program (PUP). As well as stealth infiltration without users' permission, Get Maps generates intrusive online advertisements, causes unwanted browser redirects, and tracks Internet browsing activity.

   
Search.mainorne.com Redirect (Mac)

How to remove search.mainorne.com browser hijacker from Mac?

What is search.mainorne.com?

Search.mainorne.com is a dubious website that claims to be an Internet search engine. The appearance of this site is identical to websites such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo and, therefore, some users might believe that search.mainorne.com is legitimate. In fact, this site is promoted using dubious 'installers' that stealthily modify web browser settings without users' consent. In addition, search.mainorne.com gathers various information relating to Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Customer Promos

Customer Promos removal instructions

What is Customer Promos?

The developers (SuperWeb LLC) state that Customer Promos is a legitimate application that significantly improves the Internet browsing experience - "We're passionate about improving web by providing the best tools to enhance the browsing experience, from searching the web to comparing online deals to find the best prices. We've combined all of our great ideas into the Customer Promos product suite, a FREE set of tools that work to make your browsing experience... better!" These fake promises often trick users into believing that Customer Promos is a legitimate and useful app, however, it is classed as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This PUP infiltrates systems without users’ permission, generates intrusive online advertisements, and monitors browsing activity.

   
HYDRACRYPT Ransomware

HYDRACRYPT ransomware removal instructions

What is HYDRACRYPT?

HYDRACRYPT is ransomware that encrypts most files stored on infected computers and adds the 'hydracrypt_ID_[8 random characters]' extension to all encrypted files. Following successful encryption, HYDRACRYPT delivers a message stating that victims must buy software (developed by the cyber criminal) to decrypt their files.

   
NanoLocker Ransomware

NanoLocker ransomware removal instructions

What is NanoLocker?

NanoLocker is file-encrypting ransomware. When executed, it scans the computer and encrypts various files including, for example, .jpg, .bmp, .doc, .ppt, etc. Note that the executable file displays has a PDF icon and, therefore, this ransomware is often distributed as a malicious email attachment. Once encryption is successful, NanoLocker displays a window with a message stating that the victim must pay a ransom otherwise files will remain encrypted forever. The window also provides instructions on how to pay the ransom.

   

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