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Lyrics adware removal instructions
What is Lyrics?
Lyrics adware is a general term used to describe all potentially unwanted browser applications that display song lyrics on YouTube and are distributed using free software downloads. Although these browser plug-ins are not technically viruses or malware, they install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent, cause various unwanted ads, and may lead to serious privacy issues. Free software websites are a common source of Lyrics-related adware, which uses 'download clients' to manage the process of offering freeware for download.
WebSpeed removal instructions
What is WebSpeed?
Developed by Jamboz, WebSpeed is a dubious browser plug-in claiming to allow users to easily test their Internet connection speeds. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that WebSpeed 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 Jamboz to install this PUP on browsers without users' consent. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, WebSpeed delivers various intrusive online advertisements including search, in-text, and targeted ads. Clicking advertisements delivered by WebSpeed is likely to cause high-risk adware or malware infections.
RaaS ransomware removal instructions
What is RaaS?
RaaS is ransomware or, specifically, a ransomware creation tool allowing cyber criminals to create ransomware by taking a few simple steps. Users enter their BitCoin address, and the payment they wish the ransomware to demand from the victims. The remaining work is performed by the developers of RaaS ransomware. In exchange for 20% of the received payments, developers collect and validate payments, deliver decryptors, and send funds to users of the ransomware kit. The entire affiliation system is hosted on the TOR network.
KrShop removal instructions
What is KrShop?
KrShop advertisements are displayed by the Shop-Wit application, which supposedly helps to save time and money while shopping online - "Shop-Wit will make your online shopping experience better. It's free, safe & friendly and will help you save money shopping online in your favorite stores." Some users may be tricked by these fake promises into believing that this is legitimate and useful functionality, however, Shop-Wit is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware. The rogue behavior exhibited by this application includes stealth installation, display of intrusive online advertisements, and monitoring of Internet browsing activity.
Tortuga removal instructions
What is Tortuga?
Tortuga is a deceptive Chromium-based Internet browser that, according to the developers (ClaraLabs), provides faster, simpler, and more secure Internet browsing - "Tortuga - A web browser built for speed, simplicity, and security". Some users might be tricked into believing that Tortuga is a legitimate and useful application, however, it is adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). There are a number of reasons for these negative associations. Tortuga usually infiltrates systems during installation of other applications without users' permission. Following successful installation, the adware displays intrusive online advertisements and tracks Internet browsing activity.
How to eliminate browser redirects to Delta-Homes.com?
What is delta-homes.com?
Delta-Homes.com is a popular website, which can be used as a start-page for your Internet browser. This site presents users with a search bar and links to popular websites and social networks. Delta-homes.com is a legitimate website and not related to computer viruses or malware, however, the owners of this website employ deceptive promotion techniques to attract web traffic. Commonly, redirects to delta-homes.com are a consequence of computer users installing various add-ons, toolbars, and plug-ins to their Internet browsers. Browser add-ons that redirect computer users to various websites are often distributed using free software downloaded from the Internet. Bundling browser add-ons with free software is a common technique used by developers to monetize their products. Always check each installation window of free software downloads, unchecking any options related to Internet browser homepage or default search engine modification.
DeskBar removal instructions
What is DeskBar?
The DeskBar desktop toolbar allows users to search the Internet and access certain websites directly from the desktop - "DeskBar is a "Desktop Toolbar" that resides at the top of your desktop giving you instant access to web search, weather, news and more." These promises often trick users into believing that this application is legitimate and useful, however, it is adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Deskbar infiltrates systems during installation of other software and tracks Internet browsing activity.
DNS Keeper removal instructions
What is DNS Keeper?
According to the developers, the DNS Keeper application provides free DNS services, allowing users to unlock blocked websites and digital media. On initial inspection, this functionality may appear legitimate and useful, however, DNS Keeper is classed as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Be aware that DNS Keeper often infiltrates systems without users' permission. Although it claims to be legitimate software, DNS Keeper displays intrusive online advertisements and monitors Internet browsing activity.
Unfollow Alert removal instructions
What is Unfollow Alert?
According to the developers (Bold Development), the Unfollow Alert app notifies users when someone 'unfollows' them on Twitter - "Unfollow Alert is a downloadable app that connects to your Twitter account and allows you to check the status of your followers." This functionality may trick some users into believing that Unfollow Alert is a legitimate application, however, this app is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Unfollow Alert usually infiltrates the system without users' permission. Furthermore, it displays various advertisements and monitors Internet browsing activity.
Unfriend Review removal instructions
What is Unfriend Review?
Unfriend Review presents itself as a legitimate app which, according to the developers, notifies users when someone 'unfriends' them on Facebook - "Want to See Who Unfriended You? With Facebook Unfriend Review, your life may never be the same." The features offered may trick some users into believing that this application is trustworthy and useful, however, due to its rogue behavior, Unfriend Review is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Unfriend Review infiltrates computers without users' consent, displays intrusive online advertisements, and tracks Internet browsing activity.
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