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ButterflyField Toolbar

What is ButterflyField?

ButterflyField is a potentially unwanted browser extension, which claims to enhance the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by allowing them to perform searches and apply certain screensavers to their computers. The extension was developed by Mindspark Inc. and is optimized for Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.

Although this functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that this toolbar is considered to be adware and installs on Internet browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications along with the chosen free software).

After successful infiltration, this potentially unwanted application assigns the browser default search engine and homepage settings to home.tb.ask.com

   
Windows Antivirus Tool

What is Antivirus Tool?

Windows Antivirus Tool is a fake antivirus program, which indicates non existent security infections to scare PC users into purchasing a useless full version. This program is created by cyber criminals who use malicious websites and fake online security scanners to proliferate this rogue security scanner.

After successful infiltration, Windows Antivirus Tool restarts the operating system, and on next system Startup, blocks the desktop.

This rogue program imitates a legitimate antivirus program and performs a fake security scan. After some seconds, PC users will be presented with a large list of supposedly 'detected' high-risk malware infections. To remove these threats, Windows Antivirus Tool demands activation of 'ultimate protection'.

   
Search Vortex Ads

What is Search Vortex?

Search Vortex is a potentially unwanted browser extension developed by SuperWeb LLC and optimized for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. This browser add-on promises to enhance the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, displaying website trust ratings, and enabling other functions.

Although this added functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that Search Vortex is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it infiltrates browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen free software).

After successful infiltration, Search Vortex generates a diverse range of intrusive advertisements, including interstitial, transitional, text link, banner, search, and full page ads.

   
PathMaxx Ads

What is PathMaxx?

PathMaxx is a potentially unwanted application created by SuperWeb LLC and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. This add-on claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, enabling coupons and comparison shopping, and adding other functionality.

Although PathMaxx may seem legitimate, Internet users should be aware that it is considered to be adware. PathMaxx infiltrates browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', which stealthily installs additional applications along with the chosen free software.

After successful infiltration, Pathmaxx generates various intrusive advertisements, including interstitial, transitional, text link, banner, search, and full page ads.

   
NetTock Ads

What is NetTock?

NetTock is a potentially unwanted application developed by SuperWeb LLC. This browser add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, and promises to enhance the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, displaying website trust ratings, etc.

Although this added functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that NetTock is considered to be adware. The add-on infiltrates browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', which stealthily installs additional programs together with the chosen free software.

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

   
Mokiray Virus

What is Mokiray?

Mokiray is a potentially unwanted browser plug-in claiming to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, enabling coupons, comparison shopping, etc. This browser extension is developed by a company called SuperWeb LLC and is optimized for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome.

Although functionality added by Mokiray may seem legitimate, Internet users should be aware that this plugin is considered to be adware.

This browser add-on installs on browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. After successful installation, this adware generates various intrusive advertisements including text, banner, search, interstitial, transitional, and full page ads.

   
Rebate Informer Ads

What is Rebate Informer?

Rebate Informer is a potentially unwanted application created by Xacti LLC, which installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) when users download or install free software.

Developers of this adware use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and thus, most users install the Rebate Informer plugin inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, this add-on generates intrusive 'cash back' rebates, discount coupons, special promotions, and free shipping offers when users visit online shopping websites.

Furthermore, this plugin tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording IP addresses, browser types, search terms, web pages visited, and other information.

   
Savings Bull Virus

What is Savings Bull?

The Savings Bull browser add-on promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling comparison shopping and displaying special offers when users visit online shopping websites. While such functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that the Savings Bull plugin is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application.

The developers of this browser plugin use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', thus, most computer users install this browser add-on inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, Savings Bull generates intrusive banner, interstitial, full-screen, and text link ads.

   
Pirrit Suggestor Virus

What is Pirrit Suggestor?

The Pirrit Suggestor browser add-on promises to save time searching the Internet by providing faster and improved search results. While these claims might sound legitimate, computer users should be aware that this plugin is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application.

In fact, Pirrit Suggestor adds no real value, and after successful installation, overrides Internet search results by Google, Bing, and Yahoo! This is achieved by displaying deceptive ads and tricking computer users into visiting promoted websites.

As well as overriding search results within the most popular Internet search engines, this adware generates intrusive pop-up ads and tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording browser types, operating system types, IP addresses, web pages visited, and search queries entered.

   
Windows Antivirus Suite

What is Antivirus Suite?

Windows Antivirus Suite 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 these reported security infections.

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

This bogus software infiltrates operating systems via hacked websites, which display fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert messages to trick Internet users into downloading and installing Windows Antivirus Suite.

   

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