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VeeHD Virus

What is VeeHD?

The VeeHD browser add-on promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling access to high definition streams. This added functionality may seem useful, however, Internet users should be aware that the VeeHD plugin is categorized as a potentially unwanted application or adware.

This plugin, and promoted third party software associated with it, install on browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent and generates various intrusive ads, including, for example, in-text ads, interstitial ads, and pop-up advertisements.

   
Rich Media Player Virus

What is Rich Media Player?

The Rich Media Player browser plugin was created by a company called Radiocom and claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by allowing download and conversion of videos from various websites.

While some users may find such functionality useful, in fact, the Rich Media Player add-on is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it infiltrates browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'.

Computer users often install Rich Media Player inadvertently without their consent when downloading free software.

   
Windows Protection Booster

What is Protection Booster?

Windows Protection Booster is a fake antivirus program, which imitates the detection of high-risk security threats in order to scare unsuspecting PC users into purchasing a 'full version' to supposedly eliminate them.

Computer users should be aware that this program should not be trusted - it is a scam created by cyber criminals who make money from PC users who fall for the fake security warning messages and purchase license keys for this rogue antivirus program.

This bogus software infiltrates operating systems using hacked websites, which display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert message with the purpose to trick Internet users into downloading and installing Windows Protection Booster on their computers.

   
Webalta.ru Virus

What is Webalta.ru?

The Webalta.ru website is promoted using a deceptive browser hijacker. Internet users are redirected to this website following installation of free software downloaded from the Internet. Redirects to this website are often applied by 'download clients', which are employed by some free software download websites.

This browser hijacker affects Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Download clients are used to monetize the downloads (incoming web traffic) and offer installation of promoted software within the download steps of free software.

Note that browser redirects to webalta.ru are a direct consequence of reckless freeware installation, and thus, to avoid these issues, pay close attention to the downloading and installation steps of free software.

   
History Boss toolbar

What is HistoryBoss?

Created by Mindspark Inc, HistoryBoss is a browser toolbar compatible with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. HistoryBoss claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by enabling them to search for various historical information via the toolbar.

Although such added functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that HistoryBoss is categorized as adware since it installs on browsers using a delusive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of various hidden applications along with the chosen software).

Following successful installation, the homepage and default search engine settings are immediately assigned to home.tb.ask.com Furthermore, this potentially unwanted browser application tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording information such as IP addresses, default language settings, browsers types, search queries, and other hardware and software information.

   
Blindbat Ads

What is Blindbat?

Blindbat is a potentially unwanted browser extension, which claims to enhance the quality of user's Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other functions. The developers of Blindbat (SuperWeb LLC) optimize this browser extension for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome.

On initial inspection, this browser plug-in may seem legitimate, however, be aware that it is categorized as adware since it infiltrates browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications along with the chosen software).

After a successful installation, Blindbat generates various intrusive advertisements, including text link, banner, search, interstitial, transitional, and full page ads.

   
OnlineMapFinder Toolbar

What is hp.myway.com?

OnlineMapFinder is a rogue browser toolbar created by Mindspark Inc, which supposed to enhance Internet browsing experience by allowing users to receive driving directions, information about traffic conditions, search detailed maps, and more.

OnlineMapFinder toolbar is a potentially unwanted application (PUA) because it developers promote it by using a deceptive method. In other words, people usually download and install apps of this type unknowingly. After installation OnlineMapFinder changes certain browser's settings to hp.myway.com and starts to gather various data.

   
Enhancetronic Ads

What is Enhancetronic?

Enhancetronic is a potentially unwanted application developed by SuperWeb LLC. The software claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by suggesting related content, displaying website trust ratings, enabling coupons and comparison shopping, and other functions.

Although this added functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that Enhancetronic is considered to be adware. The add-on installs on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of hidden applications along with the chosen software).

After successful infiltration, Enhancetronic generates various advertisements such as text link, search, banner, interstitial, transitional, and full page ads.

   
Windows Antivirus Booster

What is Antivirus Booster?

Windows Antivirus Booster is a fake antivirus program, which infiltrates operating systems using fake online security warning messages. After successful installation, this rogue software blocks the desktop, performs fake security scans, and reports the 'detection' of various Trojans and high-risk malware infections.

PC users should be aware that none of the security threats indicated by Windows Antivirus Booster exist on their computers. This program is created by cyber criminals who make money from users who fall for the trickery displayed by this bogus program and go on to purchase the 'full version'.

   
Exitingsearch.info Virus

What is Websearch.exitingsearch.info?

The websearch.exitingsearch.info browser hijacker infiltrates Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) through free software downloads. Developers of this browser settings-changing adware use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and thus, most users install this plugin inadvertently without their consent.

After successful infiltration, this browser hijacker assigns the homepage and default search engine settings to websearch.exitingsearch.info

At time of research, this site redirected users to Google, a legitimate Internet search engine, however, users should be aware that the developers of this deceptive browser plugin can redirect websearch.exitingsearch.info to other malicious websites at any time. Therefore, it is dangerous to have this browser hijacker installed on your Internet browsers.

   

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