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Deal Boat

Deal Boat - how to remove?

What is Deal Boat?

Deal Boat is a browser add-on developed by a company called 215 App. This browser extension displays coupon and deals ads when users visit online shopping websites such as Expedia, Kmart, Zales, Office Depot, etc. This plug-in is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla FireFox. On initial inspection, Deal Boat may appear to be a legitimate browser extension, which can save time and money when shopping online, however, many computer users report that this plug-in was installed on their Internet browsers without their consent. Moreover, Internet users find it difficult to remove from their systems.

   
Tuvaro.com Virus

Tuvaro Toolbar - how to remove browser redirects to tuvaro.com?

What is Tuvaro.com?

Tuvaro toolbar is a browser add-on compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla FireFox. It promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying quick access links to social networks and weather forecasts. This toolbar uses a Montera Technologies LTD Api, causing redirect issues to Tuvaro.com This browser add-on is not technically considered a virus, however, Internet users commonly download and install it on their Internet browser inadvertently. The toolbar is bundled with free software. Internet users should be aware that the deceptive software distribution method, 'bundling', has become popular and many freeware developers and free software download websites use it to monetize downloads.

   
SelectionLinks Ads

SelectionLinks - how to remove "about this ad" unwanted ads?

What is SelectionLinks?

SelectionLinks is a browser add-on promising to enhance Internet users' browsing experience by adding quick search engine access functionality. After installation of this browser plug-in, users are able to quickly access popular search engines by simply selecting text within a website. Whilst SelectionLinks is not strictly a computer virus, many Internet users report that it was installed on their Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) without their consent. Moreover, this browser add-on causes unwanted ads, which appear in Facebook, YouTube, Google, etc. The text, "about this ad", redirects users to the SelectionLinks website when clicked.

   
Su Licencia ha Caducado

Microsoft Windows "Su Licencia ha Caducado"  SMS Verification virus removal guide

What is Su Licencia ha Caducado?

This message blocks computer users' desktops, stating that the Windows license has expired. This is a scam created by cyber criminals, a ransomware infection targeting PC users from Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela. This fake message reports that the user's Windows license has expired and demands verification using a supposedly free SMS message. Note that Microsoft Windows impose no license expiration constraints - this ransomware infection is merely an attempt to trick unsuspecting PC users into sending an SMS message. Cyber criminals responsible for creating this scam earn revenue by charging very high rates for SMS messages.

   
This website has been blocked for you! Virus

This website has been blocked for you! virus removal guide

What is This website has been blocked for you?

This message reports that a website that the user has attempted to visit is blocked due to recent 'spam bot activity'. This is a scam, an online message created by cyber criminals who hope that unsuspecting PC users will fall for their trickery and complete deceptive online surveys. This fake message is displayed when computer users attempt to access popular websites such as eBay.com, Amazon.com, Google.com, PayPal.com, etc. Redirects to 184.22.81.15 are applied by a Trojan infection, which modifies the operating system Hosts file.

   
Antivirus Security 2013

Antivirus Security 2013 - software cloaking AVASoft Antivirus Professional rogue antivirus

What is Antivirus Security 2013?

Antivirus Security 2013 is a fake antivirus program created by cyber criminals. This program is supposedly developed by a company called 'AVASoft' and promises to keep PCs safe from various security threats. After installation, it becomes clear that this program copies the user interface of rogue antivirus programs from the WinWebSec family. Uniquely, however, this particular rogue software does not fake the detection of 'security infections' or coerce users into buying a license key in order to remove them.

   
QuickShare by Linkury

QuickShare - how to eliminate unwanted coupon ads?

What is QuickShare?

The QuickShare browser add-on is developed by Linkury and enhances users' Internet browsing experience by providing shortcuts to share selected text, photos, etc., on social networks and email. Whilst quick sharing features such as these may appear useful, QuickShare is not considered as a legitimate browser add-on, since many computer users report that it was installed on their Internet browsers without their consent. Moreover, this browser plug-in causes unwanted coupon ads when visiting online shopping websites. Unwilling installation of QuickShare is often caused by reckless free software download and installation.

   
BasicServe.com Virus

BasicServe.com - how to eliminate browser redirect to this website?

What is BasicServe.com?

BasicServe.com is a malicious website promoted using misleading browser add-ons and software, which alter computer users' Internet browser settings without their consent. Commonly, Internet users are redirected to this website unwillingly when Basicserve.com is applied as the default search engine. Settings are changed in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla FireFox. This browser hijacker may install on users' systems when visiting infected websites or downloading free software from untrustworthy websites.

   
BucksBee Toolbar

BucksBee - how to remove browser redirects to srp.freecause.com?

What is BucksBee?

The BucksBee browser toolbar supposedly saves time and money when shopping online. This browser add-on displays related coupon and deal ads when available, and in addition, this browser plug-in rewards users for performing online searches. BucksBee is not technically considered a computer virus, and not related to malware infections, however, many computer users report that the BuckBee toolbar was installed on their Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without their consent. Unwilling installation of this toolbar can be caused by freeware installation, since many free software developers and download websites use 'installers', which offer installation of additional software in the process of free software installation.

   
Greek Police Virus

ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ Virus "Ο ΥΠΟΛΟΓΙΣΤΗΣ ΣΑΣ ΕΧΕΙ ΜΠΛΟΚΑΡΙΣΤΕΙ" - how to remove?

What is Greek Police Virus?

This message (supposedly delivered from the Greek Cyber Crime Unit), blocks computer screens and demands payment of a 100 Euro fine by using Ukash or PaySafeCard. This is a scam. The message is not sent by Greek authorities - it is a deceptive message developed by cyber criminals in order to scare unsuspecting PC users into paying the bogus fine. Note that paying this fine is equivalent to sending your money to cyber criminals. No international authorities (including the Greek Cyber Crime Unit) use screen blocking messages to collect fines for any law infringements. Messages such as these are called ransomware. Cyber criminals responsible for creating these scams, target different countries and the ransomware infections are designed with the capability to determine the IP addresses of computers they infiltrate.

   

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