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Banana Phone Adware

What is Banana Phone?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, Banana Phone is a dubious application claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other similar features. Although this may seem legitimate and useful functionality, Banana Phone is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

The developers of this rogue browser add-on employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Banana Phone on Internet browsers without users' permission.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Banana Phone generates intrusive online advertisements such as banner, pop-up, interstitial, transitional, full-page, and search ads. It is highly probable that these generated applications will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by Teal Kitty

What is Teal Kitty?

Teal Kitty, a dubious application created by SuperWeb LLC, claims to enhance users' Internet browsing activity by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other similar features. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that Teal Kitty is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

Teal Kitty infiltrates Internet browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' - stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software.

After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Teal Kitty adware generates numerous intrusive online advertisements (for example, banner, search, interstitial, transitional, full-page, pop-up, etc.) that may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
ICSPA - Your computer has been locked Virus

What is the ICSPA message locking user's computer?

The ICSPA (U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs) message, "YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN LOCKED BY ICSPA.

All activities of this computer have been recorded.", is a scam. This message blocks computer screens and demands payment of a $300 fine using Reloadit or MoneyGram for supposed law violations (dissemination of banned pornography, downloading pirated music, video, warez, bulk-spamming, etc.) This is a ransomware virus and should not be trusted.

   
Ads by Finance Alert

What is Finance Alert?

Created by Valid Applications, Finance Alert is a rogue application claiming to update users with the latest finance-related news. On initial inspection, this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that Finance Alert 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 applications together with the chosen software) employed by Finance Alert to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without users' permission.

After successful infiltration, Finance Alert generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Speedly

What is Speedly?

Speedly is a potentially unwanted program claiming to enhance Internet speed. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Speedly is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program.

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 Speedly to install on Internet browsers without users' consent.

After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Speedly generates various intrusive online ads, including (but not limited to) banner, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial, transitional, and text ads. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
ScreenGlaze Adware

What is ScreenGlaze?

Developed by Client Connect Ltd, ScreenGlaze is a dubious a dubious application claiming to provide additional computer screen saver options. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, ScreenGlaze 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 ScreenGlaze to install without users' permission.

Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute their applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install ScreenGlaze when downloading free software from freeware download websites.

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

   
Ads by Coolpic

What is Coolpic?

The Coolpic browser extension claims to allow users to edit pictures within their Internet browser. On initial inspection, this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, Coolpic is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

The developers of this dubious application (Bitcoktail) employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Coolpic on Internet browsers without users' permission.

After successful infiltration, Coolpic generates intrusive online advertisements that may lead to further computer infections including, for example, banner, pop-up, in-text, and display ads.

   
Ads by UniDeals

What is UniDeals?

The UniDeals potentially unwanted application installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) when users download or install free software.

Developers of this adware employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and therefore, most users install the UniDeals plug-in inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, this add-on generates intrusive online ads (usually marked as 'Ads by UniDeals') when browsing the Internet.

   
Searchitapp.com Redirect

What is searchitapp.com?

Searchitapp.com is a browser hijacking application that installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) using a deceptive software marketing method (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software).

After successful infiltration, Searchitapp.com modifies the browser default search engine, homepage, and new tab URL settings by assigning them to searchitapp.com. Furthermore, this browser extension installs together with other applications called 'helper objects' that prevent users from reverting these changes.

Searchitapp.com usually installs during download of free software and files available on freeware download websites. It is also distributed via small programs called 'download clients', which are designed to trick users into installation of additional rogue applications together with the chosen software.

   
Ads by BrowserSupport

What is BrowserSupport?

BrowserSupport is a rogue browser extension that claims to improve Internet speed. This application is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP) due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) employed BrowserSupport to infiltrate Internet browsers.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, BrowserSupport generates intrusive online advertisements such as banner, in-text, transitional, and search ads that are likely to lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

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