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CryptoDefense Virus

CryptoDefense virus removal instructions

What is CryptoDefense?

The CryptoDefense ransomware virus infiltrates operating systems via infected email messages and fake downloads including, for example, rogue video players or fake Flash updates. After successful infiltration, this malicious program encrypts files (*.doc, *.docx, *.xls, *.ppt, *.psd, *.pdf, *.eps, *.ai, *.cdr, *.jpg, etc.) stored on users' computers and demands payment of $500 ransom (in Bitcoins) to decrypt the files. Cyber criminals responsible for releasing this rogue program ensure it executes on all Windows operating systems (Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8). CryptoDefense ransomware creates How_Decrypt.txt, How_Decrypt.html, and How_Decrypt.url files within each folder containing the encrypted files.

   
Ads by Brass Search

Ads by Brass Search removal instructions

What is Brass Search?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Brass Search is a rogue browser extension claiming to improve users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and adding other useful functionality. While Brass Search might seem a legitimate browser add-on, Internet users should be aware that it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. Brass Search uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission. Following successful infiltration, Brass Search generates various intrusive advertisements, including search, banner, text-link, interstitial, transitional, and full page ads.

   
Browse Pax Ads

Browse Pax ads removal instructions

What is Browse Pax?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Browse Pax is a rogue browse add-on claiming to improve the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and adding other useful functionality. This potentially unwanted application is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Although this may seem a legitimate browser plug-in, it is categorized as adware. The Browse Pax plugin uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, Browse Pax continually monitors users' Internet browsing activity by recording various hardware and software information including IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, URLs visited, pages viewed, search queries, and other similar information. In addition, it generates various intrusive online advertisements including interstitial, transitional, search, banner, text-link, and full page ads.

   
ConceptTool Virus

ConceptTool virus removal instructions

What is ConeptTool?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, ConceptTool is a potentially unwanted browser add-on claiming to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by displaying websites containing related content, website trust ratings, enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and adding other useful functionality. Although ConceptTool may seem a legitimate browser add-on, it is categorized as adware. This potentially unwanted application uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission. Following successful infiltration, ConceptTool generates various intrusive advertisements such as interstitial, transitional, full page, banner, text-link, and search ads.

   
Hatchiho Ads

Hatchiho Ads removal instructions

What is Hatchiho?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, Hatchiho is a rogue browser extension claiming to improve users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and adding other useful functionality. Although Hatchiho may seem a legitimate add-on, be aware that it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. This rogue browser add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome and employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on these browsers without users' consent. Following successful installation, Hatchiho monitors users' Internet browsing activity by recording various software and hardware information such as URLs visited, search queries entered, pages viewed, IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, and other similar information. In addition, it generates various intrusive online advertisements including banner, search, text-link, interstitial, transitional, and full page ads.

   
innoApp Virus

innoApp virus removal instructions

What is innoApp?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, innoApp is a potentially unwanted application claiming to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying websites containing related content, website trust ratings, enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and adding other functions. On initial inspection, this may seem a legitimate browser add-on, however, be aware that it is considered to be adware. innoApp is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome and uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on these Internet browsers without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, innoApp generates various intrusive advertisements such as interstitial, transitional, search, banner, text-link, and full page ads.

   
KingBrowse Ads

KingBrowse Ads removal instructions

What is KingBrowse?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, the KingBrowse rogue browser plug-in is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. This add-on claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other similar functions. Although this may seem a legitimate browser plug-in, users should be aware that it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. KingBrowse uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications along with the chosen software) to install on browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration, KingBrowse tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording diverse software and hardware information including URLs visited, search queries entered, pages viewed, unique identifier numbers, IP addresses, and other similar information. Furthermore, this potentially unwanted application generates various intrusive advertisements including text-link, search, banner, transitional, interstitial, and full page ads.

   
TTinline Ads

TTinline Ads removal instructions

What is TTinline?

The TTinline browser add-on claims to improve users' Internet browsing experience by displaying websites containing related content, enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and adding other useful functionality. Although TTinline may seem a legitimate browser extension, users should be aware that it is considered to be adware. TTinline is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome and employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on these browsers without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, TTinline monitors users' Internet browsing activity by recording diverse hardware and software information such as IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, URLs visited, search queries entered, pages viewed, and other similar information. Furthermore, this add-on generates intrusive online advertisements including interstitial, transitional, text link, search, banner, and full page ads.

   
Coupon Server Ads

Coupon Server ads removal instructions

What is Coupon Server?

Developed by Engaging Apps, the Coupon Server browser add-on claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling comparison shopping and displaying special offers when users visit online shopping websites. While such functionality may seem legitimate, be aware that the Coupon Server add-on is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. Developers of this browser plugin use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', thus, many users install this browser add-on inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, Coupon Server generates intrusive online advertisements by converting words on pages viewed into hyperlinks, which link to advertisements. Furthermore, the add-on continually displays banner, shopping comparison, in-text transitional, and in-text link advertisements. Clicking these ads can lead to installation of additional adware or even malware infections.

   
Savings Avenger Virus

Savings Avenger virus removal instructions

What is Savings Avenger?

Created by Engaging Apps, Savings Avenger is a potentially unwanted application, which installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) when users download or install free software. Developers of this adware use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', thus, many Internet users install the Savings Avenger plugin inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, this add-on generates intrusive online advertisements: sponsored links, banner, interstitial, coupons, video, and in-text ads. Clicking on these third party ads can lead to high-risk malware infections. Furthermore, this plugin tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording URLs of websites visited, search terms entered into search engines, IP addresses, and other information, which can be personally identifiable. Internet browser tracking such as this can result in serious privacy issues or identity theft.

   

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