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High Unite removal instructions

What is High Unite?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, High Unite is a deceptive application claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by providing various 'valuable' functions - "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 High Unite product suite, a FREE set of tools that work to make your browsing experience... better!" These false claims are merely attempts to give the impression that High Unite is a legitimate app. In fact, this application is classed as a potentially unwanted adware-type program (PUP). The reason for these negative associations is stealth installation, tracking of Internet browsing activity, and display of intrusive online advertisements.

   
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Celebrity Alert removal instructions

What is Celebrity Alert?

Developed by Rational Thought Solutions, Celebrity Alert is a potentially unwanted program claiming to provide updates on all celebrity-related news. This may seem to be a legitimate and useful browser extension, however, be aware that Celebrity Alert is considered to be adware. The developers of this PUP employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Celebrity Alert on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without users' permission. Following successful infiltration, Celebrity Alert generates various intrusive online advertisements such as banner, text, pop-under, in-text, interstitial, and pop-up ads. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
MyPC Backup PUP

MyPC Backup removal instructions

What is MyPC Backup?

The MyPC Backup application supposedly allows users to perform backups of files stored on their computers - "MyPCBackup takes the security and privacy of your data very seriously.All your files are encrypted with the same security banks use." Despite its legitimate appearance, MyPC Backup is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware. One of the main reasons for these negative associations is stealth installation without users' consent. Furthermore, this application tracks Internet browsing activity and generates intrusive advertisements.

   
Safepage.easyfiletool.com Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to safepage.easyfiletool.com?

What is safepage.easyfiletool.com?

EasyFile is a deceptive application that supposedly provides FTP management functionality. Initially, this app may seem legitimate, however, due to its rogue behavior (including stealth installation, tracking of web browsing activity, and modification of browser settings), EasyFile is classed as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker.

   
Didisearch.com Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to didisearch.com?

What is didisearch.com?

Identical to newsearch123.com, cassiopessa.com, and sugabit.net, didisearch.com is a dubious website claiming to be an Internet search engine. On initial inspection, this site may seem identical to legitimate search engines such as Bing or Google. Therefore, it might appear legitimate and useful, however, didisearch.com is promoted using bogus software 'installers' designed to stealthily modify Internet browser settings. In addition, didisearch.com records various information relating to Internet browsing activity.

   
Universalsearches.com Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to universalsearches.com?

What is universalsearches.com?

Universalsearches.com is presented as an Internet search website. Its appearance is identical to Google, Bing or other legitimate search engines. Therefore, universalsearches.com may seem reputable, however, it is promoted using dubious software 'installers' that hijack web browsers and modify settings without users' permission. Furthermore, this site tracks Internet browsing activity.

   
Wondrousmoviessearch.com Redirect

Search.wondrousmoviessearch.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.wondrousmoviessearch.com?

Search.wondrousmoviessearch.com is a deceptive website that supposedly provides quick access to various popular websites (for example, YouTube, Facebook, and Gmail) and allows users to search the Internet. On initial inspection, this site may seem legitimate, however, it is promoted using deceptive software 'installers' designed to stealthily modify web browser settings. Furthermore, this site gathers information relating to Internet browsing activity.

   
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Free Youtube Downloader removal instructions

What is Free Youtube Downloader?

Free Youtube Downloader is a deceptive application that supposedly allows users to download videos from YouTube. On initial inspection, Free Youtube Downloader may seem legitimate, however, due to its rogue behavior (stealth installation, tracking of web browsing activity, and display of intrusive online advertisements), Free Youtube Downloader is classed as a potentially unwanted adware-type program (PUP).

   
Home.tb.ask.com Redirect

Home.tb.ask.com redirect removal instructions

What is home.tb.ask.com?

Home.tb.ask.com is a legitimate Internet search website. Despite this, users are often redirected to this website by many browser toolbars (for example, DiscoverAncestryGameTrekkers, MindDabble, WeatherBlink, and MyScrapNook) that are categorized as browser hijackers. The developers of these toolbars (Mindspark Interactive Network Inc.) employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to infiltrate these rogue extensions on most popular Internet browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. After these plug-ins infiltrate the browser, the default search engine, homepage, and new tab URL settings are assigned to home.tb.ask.com. Furthermore, several browser extensions/apps (called 'helper objects') are installed to prevent users from reverting these changes. These toolbars usually offer a wide range of 'useful' features (for example, search of family-related information, photo editing, games to improve memory, etc.) - this is to give the impression of legitimate software, and thus, tricking users into installation.

   
7ev3n Ransomware

7ev3n ransomware removal instructions

What is 7ev3n

7ev3n ransomware stealthily infiltrates systems via malicious e-mail attachments, P2P networks, and fake software updates. After system infiltration, 7ev3n encrypts files stored on computers and adds the .r5a extension to compromised files. Once files are successfully encrypted, a pop-up message is displayed providing information regarding the encryption. Payment of a ransom is demanded in exchange for a private key, which is used to decrypt the files. If the ransom is not paid within the given time frame, the private key will be destroyed and all files will remain encrypted forever.

   

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