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Search.hr Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to search.hr?

What is search.hr?

search.hr is presented as an Internet search engine that significantly enhances the Internet browsing experience by generating improved results. Judging on appearance alone, search.hr may seem very similar to sites such as Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other reputable search engines. Therefore, many users believe that search.hr is also legitimate and useful, however, developers promote this site via rogue download/installation set-ups that hijack web browsers and modify various options without consent. In addition, search.hr continually records information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Virus Found Scam (Mac)

How to remove Virus Found from Mac?

What is Virus Found?

"Virus Found" is a fake pop-up error message displayed by a malicious website. Users often visit this website inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). Research shows that PUPs infiltrate systems without consent (the "bundling" method). As well as causing unwanted redirects, PUPs deliver intrusive online advertisements and continually record information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
YoutubeAdBlock Adware

YoutubeAdBlock removal instructions

What is YoutubeAdBlock?

YoutubeAdBlock is presented as a legitimate application that supposedly blocks all YouTube advertisements. Some users may believe YoutubeAdBlock to be a useful app, however, due to rogue behavior (stealth installation, display of intrusive online advertisements, tracking of Internet browsing activity), YoutubeAdBlock is classed as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware.

   
Ourluckysites.com Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to ourluckysites.com?

What is ourluckysites.com?

ourluckysites.com is a fake Internet search engine identical to initialsite123.com, initialpage123.com, hotweb360.com, and many others. According to the developers, ourluckysites.com generates improved search results, thereby enhancing the Internet browsing experience. Therefore, many users believe that ourluckysites.com is also legitimate and useful. In fact, this rogue site records various user-system information relating to web browsing activity. In addition, developers promote it by employing rogue download/installation set-ups that modify we browser settings without users' consent.

   
Happysearch.org Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to happysearch.org?

What is happysearch.org?

Developers present happysearch.org as an Internet search engine that enhances Internet browsing activity by generating improved search results. On initial inspection, happysearch.org may appear legitimate and useful, however, this rogue site records various user-system information relating to browsing activity. In addition, developers promote it using deceptive download/installation set-ups that modify web browser options without permission.

   
Search.searchcounn.com Redirect

Search.searchcounn.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.searchcounn.com?

CouponUnity is presented as a legitimate application that supposedly saves time and money by providing coupons and notifications of special deals/discounts available within various online shops. Judging on appearance alone, CouponUnity may appear legitimate and useful, however, this app is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker. There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) installation without consent; 2) stealth modification of web browser settings, and; 3) tracking of users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Speedownloader Adware

Speedownloader removal instructions

What is Speedownloader?

Speedownloader is a rogue application that supposedly helps to download various files. Judging on appearance alone, Speedownloader may seem legitimate and useful, however, this app is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) stealth installation without consent; 2) tracking of users' Internet browsing activity, and; 3) display of intrusive online advertisements.

   
Search.aquatoria.net Redirect

How to eliminate browser redirects to search.aquatoria.net?

What is search.aquatoria.net?

Developers present search.aquatoria.net as an Internet search engine that generates improved search results and, therefore, enhances the browsing experience. Judging on appearance alone, this site barely differs from Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other legitimate search engines. Therefore, many users believe that search.aquatoria.net is also legitimate. In fact, developers promote this website by employing rogue download/installation set-ups that hijack web browsers and stealthily modify various options. In addition, search.aquatoria.net continually tracks browsing activity by gathering various user-system information.

   
Fluffy-TAR Ransomware

Fluffy-TAR ransomware removal instructions

What is Fluffy-TAR?

Fluffy-TAR is a ransomware-type virus discovered by malware researcher, Lawrence Abrams. This malware is designed to encrypt files and append the ".lock75" extension to associated filenames (for example, "sample.jpg" might be renamed to "sample.jpg.lock75"). This software is still in development and, therefore, it currently does not perform these operations. This situation might, however, change in future. After infiltrating the system (and then encrypting files), Fluffy-TAR displays a pop-up window and places the "fluffy.png" (image of an animation) file on the desktop.

   
GX40 Ransomware

GX40 ransomware removal instructions

What is GX40?

GX40 is a ransomware-type virus discovered by Lawrence Abrams. Once infiltrated, GX40 encrypts various files and appends associated filenames with the ".encrypted" extension (for example, "sample.jpg" is renamed to "sample.jpg.encrypted"). Following successful encryption, GX40 opens a pop-up window containing a ransom-demand message.

   

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