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Musixmuze.searchalgo.com Redirect

What is musixmuze.searchalgo.com?

Identical to govomix.searchalgo.com and zooms.searchalgo.com, the musixmuze.searchalgo.com website claims to provide the best Internet search results.

Some users may believe this site is legitimate and useful, however, be aware that developers promote it using deceptive browser-hijacking installers designed to modify browser settings. Furthermore, these browser hijackers continually monitor users' Internet browsing activity, recording various user/system information.

   
Movixmuze.searchalgo.com Redirect

What is movixmuze.searchalgo.com?

Movixmuze.searchalgo.com claims to be a legitimate website that supposedly improves the Internet search experience by generating the most relevant results.

This website is identical to govomix.searchalgo.com and zooms.searchalgo.com. It may seem credible, however, movixmuze.searchalgo.com is distributed with deceptive browser-hijacking software installers that modify browser settings. Furthermore, this site gathers various information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Live Update 365 Adware

What is Live Update 365?

Live Update 365 is a deceptive app claiming to notify users of available software update - "Live Update 365 A free software designed to inform you of available software updates for your computer".

Some users may believe that this functionality is legitimate and useful, however, Live Update 365 is classed as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). There are three main reasons for these negative associations: stealth installation without users' permission; tracking of Internet browsing activity, and; display of intrusive online advertisements.

   
Screenery Unwanted Application

What is Screenery?

Developed by Web Bar Media, Screenery is a deceptive app claiming to enable custom screensavers that display the time, weather forecasts, and even allow Internet searches directly.

Some users may believe that this functionality is legitimate and useful, however, Screenery is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The reason for these negative associations is stealth installation, unwanted browser redirects, and tracking of Internet browsing activity.

   
PopDown Adware

What is PopDown?

According to the developers, PopDown is a legitimate application used to block intrusive online advertisements - "Did you have enough from all the Ads and pop-up that you get every time you go online? If the answer is “yes”, you need PopDown. With PopDown you can make sure no pop-up will interfere you surfing the internet."

This app might seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that it is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP), since it infiltrates systems without users' permission, tracks Internet browsing activity, and displays intrusive online advertisements.

   
DownloadBoss Unwanted Application

What is DownloadBoss?

DownloadBoss is a deceptive app claiming to allow users to fully control their downloads - "DownloadBoss gives you full control your downloads, allowing you to pause, cancel and resume each download individually."

Some users may believe that this functionality is useful, however, be aware that DownloadBoss is classed as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). After stealthily infiltrating the system, it monitors users' Internet browsing activity, displays intrusive online ads, and causes unwanted browser redirects.

   
MyBrowser Adware

What is MyBrowser?

MyBrowser is a deceptive app claiming to be a legitimate Chromium-based Internet browser. Some users may believe that MyBrowser is a useful and credible application, however, it is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.

One of the main reasons for these negative associations is stealth installation - MyBrowser infiltrates systems without users' permission. Furthermore, this app tracks Internet browsing activity and displays various online advertisements.

   
Ads by FutureGames

What is FutureGames?

FutureGames is presented as a legitimate app that supposedly improves the Internet browsing experience by rendering various interactive content such as, graphics, text, etc.

On initial inspection, this functionality may appear legitimate and useful, however, FutureGames is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP), since it infiltrates systems without users' permission, displays various intrusive online advertisements, and collects Internet browsing-related information.

   
Ads by CheckMeUp

What is CheckMeUp?

Created by Virtue Interactive Ltd, CheckMeUp is a rogue browser extension claiming to allow users to check and observe their Internet speed. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that it is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' employed by CheckMeUp to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Bundling is a way to stealthily distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install CheckMeUp during download of free software from freeware download websites.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, CheckMeUp generates intrusive online advertisements including in-text, pop-up/under, banner, and display ads. It is highly probable that clicking these advertisements will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
DocToPDFConverter Adware

What is DocToPDFConverter?

Developed by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc, DocToPDFConverter is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to enable file format conversion. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that DocToPDFConverter is categorized as adware.

The developers of this rogue application employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install DocToPDFConverter on Internet browsers without users' permission.

Bundling is a way to stealthily distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install DocToPDFConverter during download of software from freeware download websites.

   

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