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PackageTracer Toolbar

Hp.myway.com redirect removal instructions

What is hp.myway.com?

PackageTracer is a deceptive application developed by Mindspark Interactive Network. By claiming to allow users to track their package delivery statuses, PackageTracer attempts to give the impression of legitimacy. Be aware, however, that this application often infiltrates systems without users' consent. Furthermore, it stealthily modifies Internet browser settings and continually tracks Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, PackageTracer is categorized as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

   
Wcry Ransomware

Wcry ransomware removal instructions

What is Wcry?

Wcry is a ransomware-type virus discovered by security reasearcher S!Ri. Once infiltrated, Wcry encrypts files using AES-128 cryptography. During encryption, this malware appends filenames with the ".wcry" extension (for example, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.wcry"). Following successful encryption, Wcry opens a pop-up window with a ransom-demand message.

   
VidSqaure Adware

VidSqaure removal instructions

What is VidSqaure?

VidSqaure is a deceptive application that supposedly provides a DNS service allowing users to access various websites that would otherwise be blocked in their countries. This functionality may appear legitimate and useful, however, VidSqaure is likely to infiltrate systems without users' permission. Furthermore, this app gathers information relating to users' Internet browsing activity and displays intrusive online advertisements. For these reasons, VidSqaure is classed as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.

   
Liveadexchanger.com Ads

Liveadexchanger.com removal instructions

What is liveadexchanger.com?

liveadechanger.com is an advertising network used by a number of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). By offering various 'useful features', PUPs attempt to give the impression of legitimacy, however, these rogue adware-type applications often infiltrate systems without users' consent. Furthermore, they continually deliver intrusive online advertisements and gather various information relating to Internet browsing activity.

   
DigiSmirkz Toolbar

Hp.myway.com redirect removal instructions

What is hp.myway.com?

Developed by Mindspark Interactive Network, DigiSmirkz is a deceptive application that supposedly allows the addition of various emoticons to emails, blog posts, Facebook messages, etc. On initial inspection, DigiSmirkz may seem legitimate and useful, however, this app is categorized as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) stealth installation without users' consent; 2) stealth modification of web browser settings, and; 3) tracking of Internet browsing activity.

   
Ad by netutils

Ad by netutils removal instructions

What is netutils?

Advertisements marked as "Ad by netutils" are displayed by various adware-type applications that infiltrate the system during installation of regular (often free) software. Most of adware infiltrates systems without users' permission. Following successful infiltration, these rogue applications display various intrusive online advertisements, track web browsing activity, and potentially cause unwanted browser redirects to bogus websites.

   
FadeSoft Ransomware

FadeSoft ransomware removal instructions

What is FadeSoft?

FadeSoft is a ransomware-type virus discovered by MalwareHunterTeam. Once infiltrated, FadeSoft encrypts victim's files using AES-256 and RSA-2048 encryption algorithms. Following successful encryption, FadeSoft opens a ransom-demanding pop-up window.

   
HDWallpaper Adware

HDWallpaper removal instructions

What is HDWallpaper?

HDWallpaper is a deceptive application that supposedly provides users with access to a large collection of desktop wallpapers. Initially, this functionality may appear legitimate and useful, however, HDWallpaper usually infiltrates systems without users' permission. Furthermore, it tracks Internet browsing activity and displays intrusive online advertisements. For these reasons, HDWallpaper is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.

   
ScreenShared Adware

ScreenShared removal instructions

What is ScreenShared?

ScreenShared is a deceptive application claiming to allow users to share their screens. On initial inspection, this functionality may appear legitimate and useful, however, ScreenShared often infiltrates systems without permission. Furthermore, this app delivers intrusive online advertisements and continually records various information relating to web browsing activity. For these reasons, ScreenShared is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

   
EasyPDFCombine Toolbar

EasyPDFCombine redirect removal instructions

What is EasyPDFCombine?

The EasyPDFCombine toolbar supposedly allows users to combine PDF files, convert file formats, translate text, and access a dictionary. This functionality might seem legitimate and useful, however, EasyPDFCombine usually infiltrates systems without users’ permission. In addition, this toolbar modifies Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browser settings and tracks users' web browsing activity.

   

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