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Onmylike Virus

What is Onmylike.com?

The Onmylike.com browser hijacker is distributed using free software download websites. This website presents users with a search bar, which can be used to search the Internet. Note that at time of testing, this website redirects users to Google, however, the developers of this browser hijacker are likely to redirect this site to a malicious source at any time.

This may cause computer users to acquire malware or viruses on their operating systems. After successful infiltration, the Onmylike browser hijacker modifies browser shortcut targets (for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox), and thus, computer users are unable to revert their homepage and default search engine settings to the default options.

   
BuenoSearch.com Virus

What is BuenoSeach.com?

BuenoSearch.com is a deceptive website promoted using BuenoSearch toolbar. This browser add-on installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet. It modifies users' Internet browser settings by assigning the default search engine and homepage to buenosearch.com

A common source of unwanted toolbars such as these is free software download websites, which use 'download clients' to manage freeware downloads. Download clients are small programs, which offer (some in a deceptive way) installation of free browser add-ons (commonly, adware) together with the selected free software.

Computer users should be attentive when downloading freeware, since reckless installation can result in browser redirects, unwanted ads, and privacy issues.

   
Shopping Chip

What is Shopping Chip?

The Shopping Chip browser add-on displays coupon and discount ads when users visit online shopping websites such as eBay, Amazon, Walmart, etc. The add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Note that while the functionality of Shopping Chip may seem legitimate, many Internet users refer to this browser add-on as a virus or malware.

These negative associations are made since this browser extension installs on users' computers together with free software downloaded from the Internet. Furthermore, users often feel that it was installed without their consent. The source of unwilling installations such as these are free software download websites, which use 'download clients' to monetize incoming web traffic.

   
DaleSearch Virus

What is Dalesearch.com?

The Dalesearch.com browser hijacker installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet. This website is promoted using DaleSearch toolbar, which often installs on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without their consent.

After successful infiltration, DaleSearch toolbar modifies browser settings by assigning the homepage and default search engine to dalesearch.com Commonly, Internet users install this toolbar inadvertently whilst downloading free software such as VLC media player, Flash Player, Skype, etc.

Computer users should be aware that, today, most popular download websites use 'download clients' to monetize their free software downloads. Download clients offer installation of additional (promoted) browser add-ons together with the chosen freeware.

   
Boby Lyrics

What is Boby Lyrics?

The Boby Lyrics browser add-on displays the lyrics of a song heard (and/or watched) on YouTube. This browser add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.

Whilst this added functionality may seem legitimate, Internet users should be aware that this browser add-on is bundled with various adware causing "Ads not by this site" intrusive advertisements and in-text ads (provided by Nav-links). It also generates other pop-up ads.

Developers of Boby Lyrics use the deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to acquire users for this software. Commonly, Internet users install this browser plugin without their consent together with free software downloaded from the Internet.

   
Nattly Virus

What is nattly.com?

The Nattly.com website is promoted via the Nattly toolbar, a deceptive browser add-on, which installs on users' computers together with free software downloaded from the Internet. This toolbar promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by adding an online radio, quick access to social networks, and online games.

It is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Whilst on first inspection this toolbar may seem legitimate, in fact, it adds no significant functionality, and moreover, modifies Internet browser settings, including the homepage and default search engine settings (which is sets to Nattly.com)

The search engine provided by Nattly.com is cluttered with various deceptive ads and the search results crowded with sponsored websites, that in turn lead to dubious websites.

Use of Nattly.com for daily Internet searches is not recommended. This website does does not proliferate malware, however, clicking the ads and sponsored search results can result in serious computer security and privacy issues.

   
Searchgol Virus

What is Searchgol?

The Searchgol.com website is promoted using the Searchgol toolbar. This is a browser hijacker, which infiltrates users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) via free software downloads. Many computer users refer to this toolbar as the Searchgol virus or malware.

These negative associations are made since the developers employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. The toolbar installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet, thus, the majority of Internet users feel it was installed on their computer without their consent.

Note that after successful installation, this browser add-on modifies Internet browser/s default search engine and homepage settings to searchgol.com

   
Ads not by this site Virus

What is Ads not by this site?

"Ads not by this site" are additional ads often displayed below legitimate ads appearing on YouTube, Wikipedia, Google, Facebook, and other popular websites.

These websites (excluding Wikipedia) display internal legitimate ads, however, computer users report that they observe many additional unwanted ads (including mature content, surveys, etc.) as well as legitimate ones.

If you notice "Ads not by this site", your computer is infiltrated with an adware infection, and while this is not a particularly high-risk security threat, it can be distracting to observe unwanted ads, and furthermore, they may lead to inadvertent installation of unwanted software or even malware infections.

   
Savings Scout Pop-up Ads

What is Savings Scout?

The Savings Scout browser add-on displays various coupon and deals advertisements when users visit online shopping websites. Developed by 215 Apps (Innovative Apps), it is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.

While the added functionality (and potential to save money when shopping online) may seem legitimate, in fact, Savings Scout is categorized as adware.

Creators of this browser extension 'bundle' it together with free software, and therefore, most Internet users feel that Savings Scout was installed on their computers without their consent. Moreover, this add-on diminishes Internet browser performance and may case serious privacy issues.

   
Savings Wave Pop-up Ads

What is Savings Wave?

Savings Wave is a potentially unwanted browser plug-in developed by 215 Apps (Innovative Apps). This browser extension displays coupon and deal ads when Internet users visit online shopping websites such as Walmart, eBay, Amazon, etc. This browser add-on installs on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.

Whilst the idea of saving money when shopping online may seem legitimate, many computer users refer to Savings Wave as a virus or malware.

These negative associations are made since this browser add-on is promoted using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. The majority of Internet users install this browser add-on without their consent together with free software downloaded from the Internet.

   

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