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Teras Games Adware

What is Teras Games?

Developed by Today Solutions, Teras Games is a dubious application claiming to provide a variety of free online arcade games.

On initial inspection, these claims may seem legitimate, however, Teras Games app is classed as adware. The main reason for this association is the rogue behavior exhibited by Teras Games, which includes stealth installation, display of intrusive online ads, and tracking of Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by DealBarium

What is DealBarium?

The DealBarium bogus browser plug-in claims to save time and money while shopping online - "We cover hundreds of millions of products from dozens of online merchants. simply go to your favorite online store, search for your desired product and Deal Barium will locate a better deal for you."

Some users may find this functionality legitimate and useful, however, DealBarium is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). There are two main reasons for these negative associations. Firstly, Deal Barium usually installs without users' permission. Secondly, it displays intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
DealGrabbers Adware

What is DealGrabbers?

DealGrabbers is a potentially unwanted application claiming to provide features to supposedly save time and money while shopping online. Some users are tricked by these false claims into believing that DealGrabbers is a legitimate and useful browser plug-in.

In fact, DealGrabbers is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This application infiltrates the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Following stealth installation, DealGrabbers displays intrusive online advertisements and monitors users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Jabuticaba

What is Jabuticaba?

Jabuticaba is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that supposedly allows users to collect 'points' while shopping online and redeem them for rewards - "Shopping online has never been more rewarding - or fun! Join Jabuticaba and collect free gifts, coupons and fantastic rewards by doing just what you are doing today - shopping online. No fees, no catch, just rewards."

Some users may believe that Jabuticaba is legitimate and useful software, however, it is classed as adware. Although Jabuticaba has an official download website, it often infiltrates systems without users' permission.

After successfully infiltrating Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Jabuticaba displays intrusive online advertisements and gathers various types of information.

   
All your data are encrypted! Ransomware

What is CryptoApp?

CryptoApp is a ransomware virus that infiltrates operating systems via infected Western Union spam messages. Following infiltration, CryptoApp encrypts most stored files (for example, *.doc, *.docx, *.xls, *.ppt, *.psd, *.pdf, *.eps, *.ai, *.cdr, *.jpg) and appends the '.encrypted' extension to current file names.

Following successful encryption, CryptoApp demands payment of a 2 Bitcoin ransom (at time of research, 2 Bitcoins were equivalent to approximately US$468) in exchange for a decryption key. CryptoApp is compatible with the Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 operating systems.

   
DealXplorer Adware

What is DealXplorer?

DealXplorer is an application that claims to save time and money by displaying various coupons, enabling comparison shopping, and other shopping-related features - "DealXplorer is a light-weight browser extension that simply shows you better deals before you shop online, and save you money!".

On initial inspection, this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, DealXplorer is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The reason for these negative associations is the rogue behavior exhibited by DealXplorer adware including stealth infiltration, display of intrusive ads, and tracking of Internet browsing activity.

   
MyAppsCloud Ads

What is MyAppsCloud?

MyAppsCloud is a deceptive application that, according to the developers, notifies users of available software updates - "We are doing the research for you - MyAppsCloud constantly finds software updates from leading software developers. With our massive community of developers, online vendors- you can be sure that we will find the best recent software updates for you!"

Initially, this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that MyAppsCloud is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The main reasons for these negative associations is stealth installation, display of intrusive advertisements, and tracking of Internet browsing activity.

   
DislikeOnFB Adware

What is DislikeOnFB?

The DislikeOnFB application supposedly allows users to 'dislike' various Facebook posts. This unique feature is used to trick users into believing that DislikeOnFB is a legitimate and useful app, however, it is classed as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

Following successful infiltration on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox), DislikeOnFB displays intrusive online advertisements and monitors users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Playthru Player Adware

What is Playthru Player?

The Playthru Player application supposedly allows users to play online videos directly from the desktop without using Internet browsers - "The PlayThru Player is based on one simple but brilliant idea: an enjoyable online video viewing experience – without the browser! The PlayThru Player offers seamless online video viewing directly on your desktop while working, browsing the Web or gaming."

Initially, this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, Playthru Player is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This deceptive application usually infiltrates systems without users' permission. Furthermore, it generates various online advertisements and tracks Internet browsing activity.

   
PopDeals Ads

What is PopDeals?

PopDeals is presented as a legitimate browser extension that helps to save time and money when shopping online  - "Popdeals is a dynamic online tool that automatically offers you relevant deals according to your searches in real time. It was developed to serve those who are always looking for the best deals online, bringing a better online shopping experience."

These fake promises often trick users into believing that PopDeals is a legitimate and useful application, however, be aware that this app is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The rogue behavior of this application includes stealth installation, display of intrusive advertisements, and tracking of Internet browsing activity.

   

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