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Jump Flip Adware

What is Jump Flip?

Jump Flip is a deceptive application developed by SuperWeb LLC. According to this company, Jump Flip enhances the Internet browsing experience by displaying coupons, enabling comparison shopping, and other similar features

- "We're passionate about improving web by providing the best tools to enhance the browsing experience, from searching the web to comparing online deals to find the best prices. We've combined all of our great ideas into the Jump Flip product suite, a FREE set of tools that work to make your browsing experience... better!"

At first glance, Jump Flip may seem legitimate and useful, however, it is classed as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.

Jump Flip usually infiltrates Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox without users' permission, which is one of the reasons for these negative associations. Furthermore, this app collects various Internet browsing-related information and displays intrusive online ads.

   
QuickVideoPlayer Ads

What is QuickVideoPlayer?

The QuickVideoPlayer app claims to enable users to create a playlist from online videos and those stored on a computer - "With Quickvideoplayer you will be able to create the ultimate playlist: your very own. By using offline content from your media collection and online content from Youtube and other websites, the possibilities are limitless."

On initial inspection, this app may seem legitimate and useful, however, QuickVideoPlayer is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Once QuickVideoPlayer successfully infiltrates the system, it displays intrusive online advertisements and gathers various software and hardware-related information.

   
HdqPlayer Adware

What is hdqPlayer?

hdqPlayer is presented as a legitimate video player that allows users to create playlists and play various video formats - "hdqPlayer is the right program for you. Made by video lovers for video lovers, it is designed to let you easily create playlists on your PC using online and offline media."

At first glance, this app may seem legitimate and useful, however, it is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP), since it infiltrates systems without users' permission, displays intrusive online adverts, and collects Internet browsing-related information.

   
Ads by ViPlayer

What is ViPlayer?

ViPlayer claims to be a legitimate video player that supports many video formats (mp4, avi, flv, etc.) and allows users to watch online streams, choose video quality, and enable other similar features - "One player with all your videos. Create your playlists using any source of video."

This functionality may seem legitimate, however, ViPlayer is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). After stealth infiltration on the system, this app displays intrusive online advertisements and collects personally identifiable information.

   
FusionPlayer Adware

What is FusionPlayer?

FusionPlayer is presented as a legitimate app used to play music, create playlists, watch videos, online streams, etc.

- "With the latest version of Fusion player, you can give full reign to your creativity when it comes to making playlists. You will be able to mix and match all sorts of media, from videos to sound clips, and even use online streaming videos from websites such as Youtube or Dailymotion."

Some users may find this functionality legitimate and useful, however, FusionPlayer is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted programs (PUP). After system infiltration, FusionPlayer displays intrusive online advertisements and collects personally identifiable information.

   
Ads by CloudScout

What is CloudScout?

CloudScout is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that claims to protect users from malware and spyware infections when surfing malicious websites. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that CloudGuard is categorized as adware.

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

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

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, CloudScout delivers numerous intrusive online advertisements including banner, coupon, targeted video, pop-up, interstitial ads, and download offers of other applications also considered to be adware.

There is a high probability that clicking ads generated by this rogue application will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by Cool Browser

What is Cool Browser?

The Cool Browser application claims to be a legitimate Internet browser designed to deliver faster Internet browsing, protect users' privacy, and provide them with online anonymity. This software is identical to its previous version - Speed Browser.

Both versions may initially seem legitimate and useful, however, as with Speed Browser, Cool Browser is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

There are a number of reasons for these negative associations. Cool Browser often installs on systems without users' permission, and furthermore, after successful infiltration, the app modifies browser settings, tracks Internet browsing activity, and delivers unwanted ads.

   
ArcadeTwist Ads

What is ArcadeTwist?

The ArcadeTwist browser extension supposedly allows users to download and play a large variety of addictive flash games. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, ArcadeTwist is classed as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

This extension is often distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' and is one reason for these negative associations. Bundling is a way to stealthily install third party applications together with regular software, and therefore, ArcadeTwist often infiltrates systems without users' consent.

Following installation on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, ArcadeTwist generates various advertisements such as coupon, pop-up, banner, and in-text ads. Clicking these advertisements may cause high-risk computer infections, since most redirect to bogus websites containing infectious content.

   
ArcadeYum Adware

What is ArcadeYum?

The ArcadeYum website contains hundreds of addictive Flash games - "ArcadeYum is an exciting gaming portal that offers thousands of free games. ArcadeYum does not require registration and never requires a credit card or any payment from our players." 

Although these games are free, to access the 'Premium' section, users must install the official ArcadeYum application. At first glance, this app may seem legitimate, however, it is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

ArcadeYum occasionally installs on computers without users' permission, which is one of the reasons for these negative associations. Furthermore, following infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, ArcadeYum tracks Internet browsing activity and displays intrusive online advertisements.

   
Ads by Record Page

What is Record Page?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Record Page is a bogus browser add-on claiming to improve the Internet browsing experience by providing features such as coupons and comparison shopping. Some users may find Record Page legitimate and useful, however, this browser extension is classed as adware.

One of the reasons for this negative association is a deceptive free software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of third party applications together with the chosen software) employed to distribute this add-on.

After installation on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox without users' consent, Record Page delivers intrusive online advertisements including banner, pop-up, coupon, search, etc. Clicking these, and other advertisements generated by this plug-in, can redirect you to bogus websites, thereby exposing your computer to high-risk computer infection.

   

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