FBI Virus is a ransomware infection whose different versions are known widely to computer users in different countries. The virus locks down the system down which results in its immobility and generates a hoax saying that the FBI has locked the PC. There is more than one interface version of FBI Virus, which should be removed from the system immediately.
Downpriceapp is a free browser add-on which is aimed at helping you shop online and save money. The program scans the website you access and displays coupons or special offers if any are found. This program is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox; moreover, it is accessible at downpriceapp.info, which is the official website of the program. Downpriceapp is spread using the InstalleRex-WebPick download manager, and it is also important to mention that this browser add-on can be bundled with other free programs; hence, you should be very attentive every time you launch the setup file of a free program so that you can prevent additional, and usually optional, programs.
Ads by Obrona BlockAds are extremely surprising because they are linked to an application which is meant to block online advertisements altogether. You may be routed to blockads.obrona.org after clicking on some alluring advertisement offering you free ad-block services. The website presents a ‘Kill Ads’ button, and you have to click it to initiate the installation of the program. Needless to say, this is not something we recommend. In fact, we advise that you delete Obrona BlockAds if the program has been acquired already.
Astromenda.com is a search engine which can be set as your home page, search provider, and the startup page of your new browser tabs. These changes can be made without your interference when running the Installcore download manager distributing a browser add-on called Astromenda. It is known that the download manager is used by browsersoft.com, which is a freeware website.
BrowserSync may enter your personal computer bundled with bogus, misleading Java installers. Virtual schemers create misleading banner and pop-up warnings suggesting that Java or other software requires updating. If you initiate the installation of supposedly authentic updates, you may be offered to install a number of third-party applications. Unfortunately, in some cases the additional installers are hidden. If you avoid unfamiliar installers and research the software you want to install, BrowserSync removal will not trouble you.
The presence of various commercial advertisements on your screen might mean that you have SoftCoup on your system; thus, you should definitely check whether this program has not infiltrated your system. The specialists of anti-spyware-101.com have found out that this suspicious application might appear as SoftCOupa as well because it is known to be able to randomize its name. In either way, you should definitely not keep this program on your system because it is nothing more than just an advertising-supported application.
Browser Guard is a free browser add-on which analyzes websites and displays an alert if any threats are detected. Browser Guard is supposed to enhance your online experience and protect you against malware and spyware programs. This seemingly useful browser add-on is accessible at browser-guard.com and is very similar to Search Safer and Browse Safe, which are also aimed at preventing you from accessing insecure websites.
The search provider search-goal.com is identified as a browser hijacker because it can change Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer search tools. It is possible that this will be done without your knowledge, in which case the search tool is intrusive and completely unreliable. If you trust illegally installed applications, it is possible that you will face the activity of schemers or other unreliable parties. For example, if you do not remove search-goal.com hijacker, you will be exposed to third-party ads whenever you launch the affected web browser or browse the web.
Do you know what to do if istartsurf.com has replaced the home page of Chrome, IE or Firefox browsers without your permission? Your initial reaction may be to delete the suspicious search tool; however, this is not what you should rush into. If you modify the home page and default search provider settings in a regular manner, it is most likely that the undesirable search engine will be restored. Even though istartsurf.com removal is complicated, it is not impossible, and some computer users may even be able to perform it manually. Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers have analyzed the suspicious browser hijacker in the internal lab, and now we can share what we have learned.
Websearch.wonderfulsearches.info does not differ from other search engines at first sight; however, it is known to be closely associated with a browser hijacker. Thus, if it ever happens that your homepage has been changed to Websearch.wonderfulsearches.info without your permission, there are basically no doubts that an undesirable program has managed to infiltrate your system. You should better not keep Websearch.wonderfulsearches.info browser hijacker on the system for any longer because you will not be able to set your preferred homepage and it might even attract other infections onto your computer.
Wsys Control, also known as Wsys Control 10.2.1.2652, is a rather old adware helper, which gets on the computer along with adware programs, browser extensions, and browser hijackers. For example, Wsys Control is known to be distributed with the browser hijacker Qone8 and MyWebSearch browser extensions. We recommend that you remove the Wsys Control adware helper because it adds no functionality to your browsers.