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VisualDiscovery Ads

What is VisualDiscovery?

VisualDiscovery is a potentially unwanted browser add-on developed by Superfish Inc. This extension claims to allow users to search the web by entering images and other visual content as a search query. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that this application is categorized as adware.

VisualDiscovery employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to infiltrate Internet browsers without users' consent. VisualDiscovery was also distributed by the Lenovo company, which sold new computers with this adware already installed.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, VisualDiscovery generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
FindingDiscounts Adware

What is FindingDiscounts?

The FindingDiscounts rogue browser add-on installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen free software).

After successful infiltration, this potentially unwanted program (PUP) adds a proxy to LAN-settings (see instructions how to revert changed proxy settings) and generates intrusive online advertisements (banner, pop-up, coupon, and price comparison) that may lead to further computer infections. For the above reasons, FindingDiscounts is categorized as adware.

   
Ads by PlusBrowserApps

What is PlusBrowserApps?

Developed by Melora Investment Limited, PlusBrowserApps claims to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and displaying special deals/discounts available on shopping websites. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that PlusBrowserApps is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) employed by PlusBrowserApps to install on Internet browsers without users' permission.

After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, PlusBrowserApps generates intrusive online advertisements (including banner, coupon, pop-up/under, in-text, sponsored link, content suggestion, and other similar ads) that may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
RadioTotal Redirect

What is RadioTotal toolbar?

Developed by ClientConnect LTD, the RadioTotal rogue browser toolbar infiltrates Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Following successful infiltration, this toolbar modifies the new tab URL, homepage, and default search engine browser settings by assigning them to trovi.com.

In addition, the RadioTotal toolbar installs together with several applications called 'helper objects' that prevent users from reverting these changes. Bundling allows developers to distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install RadioTotal when downloading free software from freeware download websites.

This toolbar is also distributed via small download applications developed to trick users into installation of additional applications bundled with the chosen software.

   
Useful Program Adware

What is Useful Program?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, Useful Program is a dubious browser plug-in claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other similar features. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Useful Program is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) employed by Useful Program to install on Internet browsers without users' permission.

After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Useful Program generates intrusive online advertisements such as banner, coupon, interstitial, search, transitional, pop-up, full-page, etc. These advertisements may lead to further high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Nano Surfer Ads

What is Nano Surfer?

Developed and released by SuperWeb LLC, Nano Surfer is a dubious browser extension claiming to improve the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other similar features. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that Nano Surfer is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware.

The developers of this rogue plug-in employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install Nano Surfer on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission.

Bundling is a way to stealthily distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install Nano Surfer when downloading free software from freeware download websites. After successful infiltration, Nano Surfer delivers intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Mountain Bike

What is Mountain Bike?

Mountain Bike is a rogue browser extension created by SuperWeb LLC. This plug-in claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and other features.

On initial inspection, this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that Mountain Bike is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP), since it employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers without users' consent.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Mountain Bike generates intrusive online advertisements such as banner, pop-up, interstitial, transitional, coupon, search, full-page, and other ads that may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Key Shift Adware

What is Key Shift?

Key Shift, a potentially unwanted program (PUP), claims to improve the Internet browsing experience by enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and other similar functionality. While this browser plug-in may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Key Shift is categorized as adware.

SuperWeb LLC (the developers of this adware) employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Key Shift on Internet browsers without users' permission.

After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Key Shift generates intrusive online advertisements (such as banner, pop-up, coupon, interstitial, transitional, search and full-page ads) that may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by GreatArcadeHits

What is GreatArcadeHits?

Developed by ArcadeYum LLC, GreatArcadeHits is a rogue browser plug-in claiming to allow users to download and play various Flash games. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, GreatArcadeHits is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' employed by GreatArcadeHits to install on Internet browsers without users' permission.

Bundling is a way to stealthily distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install GreatArcadeHits when downloading free software from freeware download websites. After successful infiltration, GreatArcadeHits generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Box Green

What is Box Green?

Box Green, a dubious browser plug-in, claims to improve the browsing experience by enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and other similar functionality. While this browser plug-in may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Box Green is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

The developers of this rogue application (SuperWeb LLC) employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Box Green on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent.

Following successful infiltration, Box Green generates intrusive online advertisements including banner, interstitial, transitional, pop-up, full-page, and search ads. Clicking these advertisements may result in serious privacy issues or even identity theft.

   

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