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isearch.zoo.com Virus

isearch.zoo.com virus removal instructions

What is Zoo Toolbar

The Zoo Toolbar browser add-on was created by InfoSpace LLC. This browser hijacker infiltrates Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Commonly, Internet users install isearch.zoo.com adware without their consent when downloading or installing free software. After successful infiltration, this browser settings-changing adware assigns the browser homepage and default search engine fields to the isearch.zoo.com website. This browser hijacker is not technically a virus or malware, however, redirects to this site may lead to malware infections (when clicking third party ads displayed by this website).

   
Ads by Media Watch

Ads by Media Watch removal instructions

What is Media Watch?

The Media Watch browser add-on claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling users to open various media files. While such functionality may seem legitimate, this browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. This plugin adds no real value and generates intrusive third party ads ('Ads by Media Watch') including, for example, banner, text, and pop-up advertisements. Clicking ads shown by Media Watch can result in installation of additional adware or even high-risk malware.

   
Info Seeker Virus

Info Seeker virus removal instructions

What is Info Seeker?

Info Seeker is a potentially unwanted application, which claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by enabling searches on highlighted phrases within certain websites such as "Wikipedia", "Google Maps", and "WolframAlpha". Although Info Seeker may seem a legitimate application, be aware that it is categorized as adware. The developers of this browser extension (Big Water Applications LLC) optimize it for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. This browser plug-in employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to stealthily install software on Internet browsers without users' consent. After successful installation, Info Seeker generates various intrusive advertisements including interstitial, in-text, and banner ads.

   
Norpalla Ads

Norpalla Ads removal instructions

What is Norpalla?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, the Norpalla browser extension claims to improve users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and adding other useful functionality. Although the Norpalla plugin may seem legitimate, users should be aware that it is considered as adware or a potentially unwanted application. This browser add-on employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (installation of additional applications along with the chosen software) to install on browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration, Norpalla generates various advertisements including transitional, interstitial, text link, banner, search, and full page ads. 

   
Mobeema Virus

Mobeema Virus removal instructions

What is Mobeema?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Mobeema is a potentially unwanted application claiming to improve users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, coupons, content from related websites, enabling comparison shopping, and adding other useful functionality. Although Mobeema might seem a legitimate browser extension, users should be aware that it is categorized as adware. This browser plug-in is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Mobeema uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs along with the chosen software), thus, most users install it inadvertently without their consent. After successful installation, Mobeema tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording diverse hardware and software information including unique identifier numbers, IP addresses, URLs visited, search queries entered, pages viewed, and other similar information. Furthermore, it generates intrusive online advertisements such as banner, text link, search, interstitial, transitional, and full page ads.

   
QWebber Ads

QWebber Ads removal instructions

What is QWebber?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, the QWebber rogue browser extension is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. This potentially unwanted application claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by displaying websites with related content, enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other similar functions. Although this may seem a legitimate browser extension, users should be aware that QWebber is categorized as adware. QWebber 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' consent. Following successful infiltration, it generates various advertisements such as transitional, interstitial, text link, search, banner, and full page ads. Furthermore, QWebber continually monitors users' Internet browsing activity by recording various information including URLs visited, pages viewed, search queries entered, IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, and other software and hardware information.

   
Theater Mode Virus

Theater Mode virus removal instructions

What is Theater Mode?

Theater Mode is a potentially unwanted application, which enables users to 'turn off the lights' when viewing videos on YouTube. Although this browser extension may appear legitimate, users should be aware that it is categorized as adware. The application was created by company called Mesa Roha Solutions LLC and is optimized for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Theater Mode employs a deceptive software marketing method to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, it generates various intrusive advertisements including search, interstitial, and in-text ads.

   
OkitSpace Virus

OkitSpace virus removal instructions

What is OkitSpace?

Created by a company named OKITSHOP LLC, OkitSpace is a browser extension claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by displaying website content and advertisements related to users' interests. While such functionality may seem legitimate, be aware that Okitspace is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. Many reputable antivirus and anti-malware programs detect Okitspace as a Trojan or malware. Commonly, users install this browser extension inadvertently without their consent when downloading free software. Developers of this add-on use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. This marketing method is legal, however, many analyzed free software download clients and installers do not inform users of additional applications listed for installation together with free programs.

   
Key-find.com Redirect

Key-find.com browser hijacker removal instructions

What is Key-find.com

The Key-find.com virus is a potentially unwanted application, which modifies Internet browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) settings by assigning the default search engine and homepage fields to the key-find.com website. This browser hijacker is distributed via a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', thus, users often install this browser hijacker inadvertently without their consent when downloading free software. Research shows that this browser settings-changing adware is distributed using fake downloads (fake browser updates, rogue Java, or Flash Player downloads). This adware is especially rogue since it installs a browser 'helper object' (Wsys Control), which prevents users from applying their preferred browser settings. Furthermore, this adware modifies the shortcut targets of installed Internet browsers.

   
Windows Antivirus Patrol

Windows Antivirus Patrol removal instructions

What is Antivirus Patrol?

Windows Antivirus Patrol is a fake antivirus program, which reports non existent security infections to scare PC users into believing that their operating systems are infected with high-risk malware. This rogue software is created by cyber criminals who distribute it via hacked websites and fake online security warning messages. Commonly, cyber criminals use fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert messages to trick PC users into installing Windows Antivirus Patrol on their systems. Following successful infiltration, this bogus program modifies the registry entries of an affected operating system by blocking execution of installed programs (including Internet browsers) and disabling the Task Manager.

   

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