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Higher Aurum Virus

Higher Aurum removal instructions

What is Higher Aurum?

Higher Aurum is a potentially unwanted application, which generates various unwanted ads and tracks users' Internet browsing habits. While many Internet users refer to this browser add-on as a virus, it is actually adware distributed via free software downloads. Users often realise that their Internet browsers are infiltrated with this unwanted browser plugin having noticed "Higher Aurum Ads", "Higher Aurum Deals", and "Powered by Higher Aurum" advertisements appearing whilst surfing the Internet. The source of these ads is adware, which installs on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without their consent. Today, the majority of free software download websites use 'download clients' in order to promote various free browser plugins and monetize their free services.

   
BatBrowse Virus

BatBrowse Ads and Deals removal instructions

What is BatBrowse?

The BatBrowse browser add-on promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website reviews and various online deals. Developers of this plugin (Super Web LLC) claim that BatBrowse helps to save time and money whilst shopping online. While such added functionality may seem legitimate, creators of this add-on use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' and most computer users install this browser extension inadvertently without their consent. Furthermore, after unwilling installation, users experience diminished Internet browser performance (on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) and are forced to view various unwanted ads.

   
Browse Beyond Ads and Deals

Browse Beyond removal instructions

What is Browse Beyond?

The Browse Beyond (or Browsebeyond) browser extension is developed by Super Web LLC and claims to display website ratings and enable multiple website search capabilities whilst surfing the Internet. This software is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Computer users who have installed this browser plugin should be aware that it is categorized as adware and causes unwanted ads within search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo. Furthermore, it generates banner, text link, transitional, interstitial, and full page ads. Browse Beyond also tracks users' Internet browsing habits (recording the IP address, unique identifier number, operating system, browser information, URLs visited, pages viewed, search queries entered, other software and hardware information), and may cause serious privacy issues.

   
Download Terms Virus

Download Terms removal instructions

What is Download Terms?

The Download Terms (or DLTerms) browser add-on is developed by Unlimited Downloads LLC and claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying synonyms of any highlighted word. This plugin is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Note that while this added functionality may seem legitimate, this browser plugin is categorized a potentially unwanted application or adware, since it installs on users' browsers without their consent and causes various unwanted ads (including coupon ads displayed when visiting online shopping websites). Moreover, many Internet users report that Download Terms diminishes Internet browsing performance. Commonly, this add-on installs on users' systems together with free software downloaded from the Internet, as creators of this browser extension use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'.

   
SwiftBrowse Virus

SwiftBrowse ads and deals removal instructions

What is SwiftBrowse?

SwiftBrowse is a potentially unwanted application, which installs on users' Internet browsers together with free software downloaded from the Internet. This browser plugin is developed by Super Web LLC and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Whilst creators of this add-on state that it is useful and enhances the Internet browsing experience (by displaying website ratings and adding multi-site search capabilities), many computer users refer to SwiftBrowse as a virus or malware. These negative associations are made since this browser extension installs on users' computers without their consent, and moreover, the plugin causes unwanted ads and diminishes Internet browser performance.

   
Websearch.wisesearch.info Virus

Websearch.wisesearch.info virus removal instructions

What is websearch.wisesearch.info?

The Websearch.wisesearch.info website is promoted using Internet browser hijackers, which infiltrate users' computers using free software downloads. After successful installation, the adware modifies the Internet browser's (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) homepage and default search engine settings by assigning them to websearch.wisesearch.com

Furthermore, these installed potentially unwanted applications block users' attempts to revert the settings to the defaults. This website can be used to search the Internet, however, Internet users should be aware that the search engine returns dubious search results, and clicking on these can lead to serious malware and virus infections.

   
Xaven Ads and Deals

Xaven removal instructions

What is Xaven?

Xaven is adware created by Super Web LLC and is a potentially unwanted application promoted using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Commonly, Internet users install this browser extension without their consent, together with free software downloaded from the Internet. Whilst developers of this browser plugin state that Xaven enhances users' Internet browsing experience (by displaying website ratings and enabling multi-site search capabilities), in fact, this add-on is categorized as adware since it causes unwanted ads (search, banner, text link, transitional, interstitial, and full page) and tracks users' Internet browsing habits (recording the IP address, unique identifier number, operating system, browser information, URLs visited, pages viewed, search queries entered, etc.)

   
Police Nationale Virus

Police Nationale virus removal instructions

What is Police Nationale?

The Police Nationale message, "Votre ordinateur est bloqué en raison de soupçons de téléchargement et de distribution du contenu illégale", blocks the computer screen demanding payment of a 100 Euro fine (using Ukash or paysafecard) in order to unblock it. This is a scam, a ransomware virus, which infiltrates users computers via security vulnerabilities detected within outdated software. After successful infiltration, this fake message blocks the user's desktop and demands payment of a ransom in order to unblock the system. The ransomware virus originates from a family called Kovter and targets PC users from France. Computer users should be aware that no authorities, internationally, use screen-blocking messages to collect fines for any law violations. Paying this fine for alleged law violations (watching and distributing child pornography) is equivalent to sending your money to cyber criminals.

   
Guardia Civil Virus

Guardia Civil virus removal instructions

What is Guardia Civil?

The Guardia Civil message, "Su ordenador ha sido bloqueada debido a la sospecha de descarga y distribución de contenido ilegal", demands payment of a 100 Euro fine using Ukash or paysafecard in order to unblock your computer. This is a scam. The message is not sent by any legitimate authorities from Spain, it is a ransomware virus created by cyber criminals. The virus originates from a family of related rogue programs called Kovter and targets PC users from Spain. This ransomware virus infiltrates users' operating systems using various 'exploit kits', which rely on outdated software in order to infect users' PCs. After successful infiltration, the Guardia Civil virus blocks the desktop, demanding payment of a fine for allegedly watching and distributing child pornography.

   
Illoxum Virus

Illoxum removal instructions

What is Illoxum?

Illoxum is a potentially unwanted application, which installs on users' Internet browsers together with free software downloaded from the Internet. This add-on is created by Super Web LLC and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Developers of this browser add-on claim that Illoxum enhances users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website ratings and enabling multiple site search capabilities. Whilst such added functionality may seem legitimate, this browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it installs on users' computers without their consent and tracks Internet browsing habits (recording IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, operating systems, browser information, URLs visited, pages viewed, search queries entered, and other software and hardware information). Furthermore, Illoxum causes various unwanted advertisements, including search, banner, text link, transitional, interstitial, and full page ads.

   

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