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Search.htheweathercenter.org Redirect

Search.htheweathercenter.org redirect removal instructions

What is search.htheweathercenter.org?

Search.htheweathercenter.org is categoirzed as a fake search engine and is very similar to other websites of this type such as search.hnewsscoop.co, search.hfastmapsanddirections.com, search.hyourfreeonlineformsnow.com and a great number of others. It may look like other legitimate search engines like Yahoo or Google. However, developers promote using a potentially unwanted app (PUA), a browser hijacker that is called The Weather Center. This, once installed, changes browser's settings irreversibly. Besides, it and search.htheweathercenter.org search engine collect information related to their user's browsing habits.

   
Search.htodayonlinenews.org Redirect

Search.htodayonlinenews.org redirect removal instructions

What is search.htodayonlinenews.org?

Search.htodayonlinenews.org as a search engine, is categorized as a fake, unreliable search engine. It is very similar to search.hmyclassifiedslist.net, search.hnewsscoop.co, search.hfastmapsanddirections.com and many others. What most of them have in common is that they are promoted through potentially unwanted applications (PUAs), browser hijackers. In this case search.htodayonlinenews.org is promoted using app called Today Online News. Apps of this type, when installed, collect various information related to user's browsing activity and modify browser's settings.

   
Search.hquickneasyrecipes.co Redirect

Search.hquickneasyrecipes.co redirect removal instructions

What is search.hquickneasyrecipes.co?

Search.hquickneasyrecipes.co is a fake search engine that is very similar to other engines of this type, for example: search.hnewsscoop.co, search.hfastmapsanddirections.com and search.hyourfreeonlineformsnow.com. It may look like a legitimate search engine and similar to other, well known search engines such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Besides, its developers promote it as useful, offer its potential users enhanced browsing experience and so on. However, it is promoted using a browser hijacker as well, an app called Quick N Easy Recipes. Apps of this type are categorized as potentially unwanted apps (PUAs). It (together with search.hquickneasyrecipes.co) is designed to collect information related to users browsing habits. When installed, it modifies browser's settings as well.

   
Plomb Ransomware

Plomb ransomware removal instructions

What is Plomb?

There is a great number of ransomware-type programs, Plomb is categorized as one as well. It belongs to Dharma ransomware family. Its developers (cyber criminals) use it to encrypt people's data (that is stored on their computers) and then demand to pay a ransom if they want to get their files back. When encrypted, every file is renamed by adding ".plomb" extension (it contains email address and victim's ID as too). For example, it renames file named "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.id-1E857D00.[plombiren@hotmail.com].plomb" and so on. Like most malicious programs of this type, Plomb creates a ransom note ("FILES ENCRYPTED.txt" file), it also displays a pop-up window with instructions. This program was discovered by Jakub Kroustek.

   
Search.hnewsscoop.co Redirect

Search.hnewsscoop.co redirect removal instructions

What is search.hnewsscoop.co?

Similar to search.hfastmapsanddirections.com, search.hyourfreeonlineformsnow.com, and many others, search.hnewsscoop.co is a fake web search engine that, according to the developers, enhances web browsing experience. Judging on the appearance only, search.hnewsscoop.co actually seems legitimate and handy. However, research results show that developers promote this website by using browser-hijacking app called News Scoop. On top of that, both search.hnewsscoop.co and News Scoop continually record information about user's web browsing habits.

   
Search.hmyclassifiedslist.net Redirect

Search.hmyclassifiedslist.net redirect removal instructions

What is search.hmyclassifiedslist.net?

Developers present search.hmyclassifiedslist.net as a legitimate web search engine which supposedly generates the most accurate search results and, thus, enhances web browsing experience. Initially, search.hmyclassifiedslist.net actually seems appropriate and handy. However, users should know that this site is promoted using rogue application called My Classifieds List which hijacks web browsers and modify various settings. On top of that, search.hmyclassifiedslist.net (as well as My Classifieds List) tracks user's web browsing activity by recording various information.

   
Search.hfastmapsanddirections.com Redirect

Search.hfastmapsanddirections.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.hfastmapsanddirections.com?

search.hfastmapsanddirections.com is one of many fake web search engine that, according to the developers, enhances web browsing experience. Its appearance suggests that search.hfastmapsanddirections.com is completely appropriate. Nevertheless, search.hfastmapsanddirections.com is categorized is promoted by using browser-hijacking application called Fast Maps And Directions. If that wasn't enough, search.hfastmapsanddirections.com and Fast Maps And Directions both gather various information about user's web browsing activity.

   
CrazyForCrafts Toolbar

Hp.myway.com redirect removal instructions

What is hp.myway.com?

Mindspark Interactive Network company has developed many various applications, CrazyForCrafts is one of their apps. It is presented as a tool that allows its users to access thousands of crafting project ideas directly from their web browsers (new tabs). However, it is categorized as a potentially unwanted app (PUA), a browser hijacker to be more precise. That is because many people download and install this app inadvertently (unintentionally). Additionally, this app is designed to promote dubious search engine, hp.myway.com.

   
Specif1c.com POP-UP Redirect (Mac)

How to remove specif1c.com from Mac?

What is specif1c.com?

specif1c.com is a rogue website designed to redirect users to various websites and deliver questionable content. It is virtually identical to hadmatontrin.com, dartsearch.net, getmacsoft.com, and many others. Vast majority of visitors end up in this website without consent - they're redirected by either intrusive advertisements (displayed by other rogue sites) or potentially unwanted applications (PUAs). In most cases potentially unwanted applications infiltrate computers without asking for a permission. In addition to causing redirects, such applications also deliver a variety of intrusive advertisements and monitor user's web browsing activity by gathering various information.

   
Apple.com-speed-macos.live POP-UP Redirect (Mac)

How to remove apple.com-speed-macos.live from Mac?

What is apple.com-speed-macos.live?

Apple.com-speed-macos.live is a deceptive, untrustworthy website (almost identical to apple.com-clean-os.live and apple.com-cleaning-os.live) designed to trick its visitors into thinking that their computers are infected with some viruses. In other words, this website shows fake virus alert pop-up window encouraging to take immediate action - to download and install potentially unwanted application (PUA) that will solve he problem/remove infections. As a rule, people are forced to visit this website, they do not visit it intentionally. It usually happens when they have some PUAs already installed that are designed to open these deceptive websites (in this case apple.com-speed-macos.live). Moreover, when installed, apps of type often deliver intrusive advertisements and gather various information too.

   

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