CrossBrowser

CrossBrowser

CrossBrowser is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) which accesses the operating system alongside freeware programs, including PicColor, VuuPC, WordProser, and some others. The CrossBrowser program is an Internet browser based on the Chromium platform, which means that the interface of the browser is very similar to Google Chrome, which very often confuses computer users. Our team at Anti-Spyware-101.com recommends that you remove CrossBrowser from the computer, and, if you are not familiar with the characteristics of this program, keep on reading to find out why you should not delay removing it from your PC. Read more »

Search.search101sweets.com

Search.search101sweets.com

Search.search101sweets.com is a browser hijacker that will look like a legitimate search engine. This program will monitor your online activity in order to earn money for its creators. It is clear that you did not intend to have this program on your computer, and so you have to remove Search.search101sweets.com right now. Please scroll down to the bottom of this article for the manual removal instructions. Keep in mind that restoring your browser settings may not be enough to protect your computer from harm, so you need to take other measures to be that similar intruders do not enter your system again. Read more »

JokeVault New Tab

JokeVault New Tab

JokeVault New Tab might seem like a perfect extension for users who enjoy jokes from time to time, but we rush to inform you that the application might be more troublesome than it appears to be. Apparently the software falls under the classification of potentially unwanted program (PUPs), although it has qualities of a browser hijacker, e.g. it could change the new tab page, homepage or search engine on your browser. If you installed the extension by accident, you should not hesitate and delete it from your system. The application might be not as harmful as viruses or Trojans, but it can promote third-party sites that could contain such malware. It is possible due to the extension’s working manner, but we will explain it in more detail further in the article. Read more »

IWinstore Toolbar

IWinstore Toolbar

IWinstore Toolbar is an extension for Internet Explorer that falls into the category of bad toolbars/potentially unwanted programs, so we recommend that you remove it. In short, this toolbar has been configured to hijack your browser’s homepage and set its featured search engine as the default homepage address. Moreover, that search engine is likely to include promotional links and advertisements in its search results that may turn out to be malicious. Therefore, we have prepared a short description that will tell you everything you need to know about this toolbar. So, without further ado, let us jump into the facts. Read more »

Nt.tidesearch.net

Nt.tidesearch.net

If you use Google Chrome, you are at risk of becoming a victim of the Nt.tidesearch.net hijacker. This suspicious hijacker primarily affects newer Chrome versions, which makes its distribution more successful. This infection appears to be fairly new, and it is unlikely that many users are dealing with it right now. Unfortunately, malicious infections and unreliable programs have the tendency to blow up, and it is unsure how popular this hijacker will be in the future. Hopefully, it will disappear soon, but, in the meantime, you need to learn everything there is to know about this infection. For starters, did you know that it usually comes packaged with a suspicious browser extension from the SuperWeb family? “Tide Search” is the name of this extension, and it is most likely that the hijacker is an integral part of it, which means that the two are unlikely to travel separately. Due to this, you will probably need to delete Nt.tidesearch.net and the extension that comes along with it. Keep reading, and you will learn how to do this. Read more »

Fluey.com

Fluey.com

Although Fluey.com is not classified as a browser hijacker, it is not a reliable search engine either, and we do not recommend trusting it at any point. If this search tool has slithered in and replaced the regular search engine on your browsers (Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer), it is likely that you have downloaded unreliable advertising-supported software (adware) as well. The combination of these programs could be very risky, and you can learn more about this by reading our report. We have tested this software in our Anti-Spyware-101.com internal lab, and we have found several reasons to remove it from your PC and browsers. If you are interested in deleting Fluey.com right away, check the guide below. If you want to learn about this suspicious search engine first, continue reading. Read more »

FiziPop

FiziPop

There are numerous suspicious programs roaming the web nowadays. One such application goes by the name of FiziPop, and we advise you not to download or install it. In some instances you might come across claims that might sound tempting; on its official website, this application is promoted as a great tool that should present you with an ability to play flash-based games right within your web browser. It goes without saying that if you happen to be a lover of such games, running this program might seem like an excellent idea. Unfortunately, this application does not provide such functionality in the best way possible. In fact, due to its rather invasive functionality and dubious distribution FiziPop has been classified as one more potentially unwanted program that you should ignore. In this article, we provide our further findings about the dubious operations of this devious application as well as we present its detailed removal guide that should be used to get rid of it in its entirety. Read more »

Search.ozipcompression.com

Search.ozipcompression.com

We want to inform you that Search.ozipcompression.com is not just a search engine. Researchers have tested and classified it as a browser hijacker. Therefore, you have to remove it if you want to keep your computer out of harm’s way because this hijacker has been configured to include promotional links in its search results and there is no way to determine whether they are safe. Our researchers say that this hijacker might compromise your computer’s security. Hence, you must not trust this so-called “search engine.” Please read this short description to find out more about this browser hijacker. Read more »

BrowsingSecure

BrowsingSecure

BrowsingSecure does not look like a dangerous program at all; however, specialists suggest that you immediately remove this program from the system if you have already detected it. Of course, security experts recommend that you erase this program not without a reason. Generally speaking, it has been found that this program is a typical advertising-supported application. Yes, this program is going to display advertisements for users, and you should not expect that it can help you browse the web more securely. It seems that the name (BrowsingSecure) was given to this adware in order to convince users that it is a useful piece of software. We can assure you that it is not reliable at all, so we hope that you will not decide to keep it. Users who still do not believe that BrowsingSecure is an untrustworthy program should read this article from beginning to end. We are sure that this report will help users to make up their minds and thus delete adware from their systems. Read more »

DownTango

DownTango

DownTango is a potentially unwanted program. This means that this application may exhibit particular behavioral patterns that are considered undesirable by many users and security specialists alike. For the most part, the main complaint related to this application is that it enters target systems secretly. That is not exactly the case and we will be covered in the further paragraphs, but the point is that usually users do not want to have this program, and it just seems to appear on their computers out of nowhere. When you do not want a program, it is only natural to remove it. Read more »

SlateBeauty

SlateBeauty

Flatiron Media LLC is on the offensive yet again with the release of its newest adware called SlateBeauty. Our researchers warn that this program is malicious, and you should remove it as soon as possible because failure to do so can bring undesirable consequences. At first glance, this program appears to serve a purpose which is to provide its users with beauty tips, but unfortunately, it does nothing of the sort and will only subject them with advertisements that may be malicious in nature. Because this program’s promotional campaign aims to deceive users and to make them think that it is useful, we want to get the truth out about this program. Read more »