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What is ZoomPic?

Created by Resoft Ltd, the ZoomPic application infiltrates computers via free software downloads. Internet users often install ZoomPic adware inadvertently without their consent when downloading and installing freeware.

At time of research, this browser plug-in was distributed using deceptive freeware 'download clients' and fake downloads including, for example, fake Java updates or fake Internet browser updates.

Developers of this add-on claim that it enhances the Internet browsing experience by enabling image zooming on various websites. While this functionality may seem legitimate, be aware that ZoomPic is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application.

   
Websearch.thesearchpage.info Redirect

What is websearch.thesearchpage.info?

The websearch.thesearchpage.info rogue browser hijacker installs on Internet browsers during download of free software from freeware download websites.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, this rogue application modifies the default search engine, homepage, and new tab URL browser settings by assigning them to websearch.thesearchpage.info. Furthermore, the application installs together with 'helper objects', which prevent users from reverting these changes.

websearch.thesearchpage.info is mostly distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. This allows developers to distribute their applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install websearch.thesearchpage.info during download of free software from freeware download websites.

   
Shamanul Adware

What is shamanul?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, shamanul is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that claims to improve the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other functions. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that shamanul is considered to be adware.

Shamanul employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent.

Following successful infiltration, shamanul generates intrusive online advertisements such as banner, coupon, search, pop-up, transitional, interstitial, and full-page ads. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by wisen wizard

What is wisen wizard?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, wisen wizard is a rogue application claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and other similar features. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that wisen wizard is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware.

The developers of this rogue application employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install wisen wizard on Internet browsers without users' consent.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, wisen wizard delivers various intrusive online ads such as banner, coupon, pop-up, interstitial, transitional, search, and full-page ads. There is a high probability that clicking advertisements generated by wisen wizard will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by SoftwareRefresher

What is SoftwareRefresher?

Developed by Software Refresher LP, SoftwareRefresher is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to notify users of the latest available updates for various installed software and help to install them.

Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that SoftwareRefresher is categorized as adware, since it installs on Internet browsers without users' consent using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software).

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, SoftwareRefresher tracks users' Internet browsing activity and delivers intrusive online ads and fake notifications to update installed programs.

   
Ads by RightSurf

What is RightSurf?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, RightSurf is a rogue browser extension claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other similar functions. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that RightSurf is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) employed by RightSurf to install on Internet browsers without users' permission.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, RightSurf generates intrusive online ads including banner, search, interstitial, transitional, pop-up, and full-page ads. It is highly probable that clicking these advertisements will lead to further high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
DiscoverAncestry Toolbar

What is hp.myway.com?

Created by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc, DiscoverAncestry claims to enable users to find information relating to their family names and histories. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, DiscoverAncestry is considered to be a browser hijacker.

It operates by modifying browsers in order to promote a fake search engine, it also spies on users' browsing habits. Due to the deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', employed by DiscoverAncestery to install on Internet browsers without users' permission - it is deemed to be a PUA (Potentially Unwanted application) as well.

Bundling allows developers to distribute their applications together with other software, therefore most computers are infected with DiscoverAncestry during download of free software from freeware download websites.

   
GameTrekkers Toolbar

What is GameTrekkers?

Created by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc, GameTrekkers is a potentially unwanted program claiming to improve the online experience by allowing users to play various games directly from their Internet browsers. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that GameTrekkers is considered to be a virus or browser hijacker.

GameTrekkers employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent.

Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute their applications together with other programs, and therefore, most users inadvertently install these unwanted programs during download of free software from freeware download websites.

   
MindDabble Toolbar

What is MindDabble?

Created by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc, MindDabble is a rogue application claiming to improve the memory by playing games. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that MindDabble is considered to be a virus or browser hijacker.

MindDabble employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Bundling is a way to stealthily distribute applications together with other programs, and therefore, most users install MindDabble together with free software downloaded from freeware download websites.

   
MyScrapNook Toolbar

What is MyScrapNook?

Developed by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc, MyScrapNook is a rogue program that claims to allow the creation and sharing of templates, cards, and printable kits directly from your browser. On initial inspection, this may seem legitimate and useful functionality, however, be aware that MyScrapNook is categorized as a virus or browser hijacker.

These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' employed by MyScrapNook to install on Internet browsers without users' permission.

Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute their applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install MyScrapNook during download of free software from freeware download websites.

   

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