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What is

Virtually identical to,,, etc., is a rogue site designed to redirect visitors to other dubious and untrustworthy websites. Users often visit unintentionally - potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) cause these redirects.

Furthermore, PUPs collect user information, deliver intrusive advertisements, and reduce computer performance. POP-UP Redirect

What is is one of many rogue websites available that includes,,, etc. 

This site redirects visitors to other untrustworthy/dubious websites. Most users visit inadvertently - they are redirected by potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that are installed inadvertently. PUPs cause redirects, collect information, deliver intrusive ads, and affect computer performance.

XXX History Fixer Unwanted Application (Mac)

What is XXX History Fixer?

Identical to Porn Scrubber and very similar to Mac Auto Fixer, XXX History Fixer is another dubious application created by the developers of Advanced Mac Cleaner and Mac Mechanic.

By offering a feature that allows users to remove traces of visited pornography websites, XXX History Fixer attempts to give the impression of legitimacy, however, developers proliferate this app using a deceptive marketing method called "bundling", and thus it often infiltrates systems without consent. XXX History Fixer is categorized as a potentially unwanted application (PUA). POP-UP Redirect

What is

Identical to, and many others, is another rogue website that redirects visitors to other dubious/untrustworthy sites.

Most users to do not visit intentionally - they are redirected to it by potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). Typically, PUPs are installed without users' consent, deliver intrusive ads, collect information, and affect computer performance.

Princess Evolution Ransomware

What is Princess Evolution?

Princess Evolution is an updated version of high-risk ransomware called Princess. Developers proliferate this virus by using the RIG Exploit Kit. Once infiltrated, Princess Evolution immediately encrypts most stored files, thereby making them unusable.

In addition, it generates a unique string (e.g, ".RcK1") and appends it to the name of each compromised file (for instance, "sample.jpg" might be renamed to "sample.jpg.RcK1").

Once data is encrypted, Princess Evolution generates two files ("^_READ_TO_RE5T0RE_[random_string].txt" and "^_READ_TO_RE5T0RE_[random_string].html"), placing copies of each in all existing folders.

Porn Scrubber Unwanted Application (Mac)

What is Porn Scrubber?

Created by the developers of Advanced Mac Cleaner and Mac Mechanic, Porn Scrubber is a dubious application that supposedly helps users to remove traces of all visited porn websites.

The app is very similar to Mac Auto Fixer. Initially, Porn Scrubber may seem legitimate and useful, however, developers proliferate this potentially unwanted application (PUA) using a deceptive marketing method called "bundling". Therefore, Porn Scrubber often infiltrates systems without users’ permission.

FedEx Tracking Email Virus

What is FedEx Tracking Email Virus?

Similar to eFax Email Virus, "FedEx Tracking Email Virus" is a spam email campaign used to proliferate a high-risk trojan called Hancitor. Research shows that developers send thousands of deceptive emails that encourage users to open attached MS Office documents. Once opened, the attachments stealthily download and install the Hancitor trojan. Redirect

What is

Search Administrator is a deceptive app that supposedly enhances the browsing experience by optimizing search results. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, Search Administrator is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker.

There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) stealth installation without users' consent; 2) promotion of a fake search engine, and; 3) tracking of browsing activity. POP-UP Redirect

What is is a rogue website (virtually identical to,, and many others) that redirects visitors to other untrustworthy websites. Most users do not visit willingly - they are redirected to the site via potentially unwanted programs (PUPs).

These programs are often installed inadvertently, cause redirects, deliver intrusive advertisements, and misuse system resources. POP-UP Redirect

What is is one of many similar rogue websites (including,,, etc.) that redirects users to other dubious/untrustworthy sites. is often visited inadvertently - most users arrive at the site through potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that are often installed without users' knowledge.

In addition to unwanted redirects, PUPs deliver intrusive advertisements, gather information, and misuse computer resources.


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