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UltraLocator Adware (Mac)

How to remove UltraLocator from Mac?

What is UltraLocator?

UltraLocator is an adware-type application that delivers various intrusive adverts. This app also shares traits with browser hijackers, it modifies browsers and promotes illegitimate search engines. UltraLocator promotes akamaihd.net that redirects to Safe Finder. Since most users download/install UltraLocator, it is also categorized as a PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application). Additionally, PUAs (adware and browser hijackers included) usually have data tracking abilities.

   
MainReady Adware (Mac)

How to remove MainReady from Mac?

What is MainReady?

MainReady is an adware-type software with browser hijacker traits. Following successful infiltration, it delivers intrusive advertisements, modifies browsers and promotes illegitimate search engines. MainReady promotes Safe Finder through akamaihd.net. Most adware-types and browser hijackers usually spy on browsing activity as well. Due to MainReady dubious proliferation methods, it is also considered to be a PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application). It has been observed being distributed via illegal activation tools ("cracks"). Users should note that these tools are often used to proliferate various PUAs and even malware (e.g. trojans, ransomware, etc.).

   
Pushisback.com Ads

Pushisback[.]com redirect removal instructions

What is pushisback[.]com?

Pushisback[.]com is a rogue page which operates like fiaharam[.]net, maroceffects[.]com, basenews7[.]com and many other sites. When visited, pushisback[.]com either loads questionable content or redirects visitors to other untrustworthy pages. In most cases such websites get opened when users click unreliable ads, visit other shady pages or have some potentially unwanted application installed on a browser and/or operating system. In other words, users do not visit sites like pushisback[.]com on purpose (willingly).

   
QuickLookSearches Adware (Mac)

How to remove QuickLookSearches from Mac?

What is QuickLookSearches?

QuickLookSearches is an application which operates as adware and a browser hijacker. It serves various advertisements and promotes address of some fake search engine by modifying browser's settings. Quite often applications of this type are designed to collect various information too. In most cases users download and/or install adware, browser hijackers unknowingly (accidentally). For this reason such apps are also known as potentially unwanted applications (PUAs). One of the way to get tricked into installing QuickLookSearches is by using a fake Adobe Flash Player installer which is designed to install it.

   
PrimaryFunction Adware (Mac)

How to remove PrimaryFunction from Mac?

What is PrimaryFunction?

PrimaryFunction is a rogue application, categorized as adware. It operates by running intrusive advertisement campaigns, however this app also has browser hijacker qualities. PrimaryFunction alters browser settings and promotes fake search engines. It promotes Safe Finder through akamaihd.net. Additionally, most adwares and browser hijackers can track and gather browsing-related data. Since few users download/install PrimaryFunction intentionally, it is considered to be a PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application) as well.

   
GroupSource Adware (Mac)

How to remove GroupSource from Mac?

What is GroupSource?

Like most adware-type applications, GroupSource is designed to feed users with advertisements and collect various information. Additionally, it designed to promote Safe Finder site by opening it via akamaihd.net address. It is common that users download and install adware unintentionally, therefore, apps like GroupSource are categorized as potentially unwanted applications.

   
DynamicWindow Adware (Mac)

How to remove DynamicWindow from Mac?

What is DynamicWindow?

DynamicWindow adware serves advertisements, collects various information and promotes Safe Finder page by opening it through akamaihd.net. Apps of this type are categorized as potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) because users often download and install them unintentionally. In most case they cause it by clicking deceptive advertisements or by downloading and/or installing programs that have those apps included in their setups.

   
Guardapl.com POP-UP Scam (Mac)

How to remove redirects to guardapl[.]com from Mac?

What is guardapl[.]com?

Guardapl[.]com is a deceptive website, designed to run scams. It has been observed promoting several scams. One variant makes false claims that the visitors' mobile device has been infected, another - that their Internet connection may be vulnerable. Both versions uses such fake claims to promote dubious software. Online schemes of this kind are commonly used to promote adware, browser hijackers and other PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications), they can even push malware (e.g. trojans, ransomware, etc.). Most users access guardapl[.]com and similar sites via redirects caused by intrusive adverts or by PUAs, already infiltrated into the system.

   
Unit Conversion Tab Browser Hijacker

Unit Conversion Tab browser hijacker removal instructions

What is Unit Conversion Tab?

Unit Conversion Tab is a browser hijacker which is designed to change certain browser's settings to unitconversiontab.com, an address of a fake search engine. It is common that browser hijackers gather various information too. Since users tend to download and install such apps inadvertently, accidentally, they are categorized as potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).

   
SmartSignalSearch Adware (Mac)

How to remove SmartSignalSearch from Mac?

What is SmartSignalSearch?

SmartSignalSearch is designed to serve advertisements and promote address of some fake search engine by changing browser' settings. This app functions as adware and a browser hijacker. Typically, users download and install apps like SmartSignalSearch unknowingly, inadvertently. Therefore, they are categorized as potentially unwanted applications (PUA). Research shows that his particular PUA is distributed through a fake Adobe Flash Player installer.

   

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