Author Archives: Max Lehmann

Sugabit.net

Sugabit.net

Sugabit.net is categorized as a browser hijacker. It means that this piece of program modifies your browser settings without permission. The program does that in order to redirect you to affiliated websites or expose you to commercial third-party advertisements. The hijacker cannot infect you with malware directly, but it might be exploited by malevolent third parties. The bottom’s line is that no computer intruder should be tolerated, and the sooner to remove Sugabit.net from your system, the better. We have come up with the manual removal instructions you can apply, although it would be a far better idea to invest in a licensed antispyware tool. Read more »

MediaNewPage

MediaNewPage

MediaNewPage is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that changes the homepage, new tab page or default search engine for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The application also provides an unreliable search engine called Search.medianewpage.com. If you noticed such modifications to your browser, you should delete the PUP and change your preferences to safer choices. The removal instructions are available below the text, but before you erase the program, you should read the rest of the article and learn more about this application. We will provide you with the essential details such as the PUP’s working manner, the ways of spreading and other related findings. Afterward, you should have more knowledge about unwanted applications and perhaps next time you will be able to avoid such troublesome software. Read more »

PC-BOLT

PC-BOLT

PC-BOLT seems to be a decent scanner that can find system-related errors and unwanted files. Even though the majority of users believe that the program is beneficial and can be fully trusted, specialists at anti-spyware-101.com have found it very suspicious that this piece of software does not have an uninstaller. In other words, it cannot be removed from the system through Control Panel. In addition, it does not have an official website, which suggests that it usually finds other ways to sneak onto computers, and there is not much information about it on the web. As researchers have found that PC-BOLT is a rather suspicious program, they have decided to conduct research to find out more about the software. Unfortunately, they have decided to put PC-BOLT into the category of potentially unwanted programs after doing that. Read more »

mysafenewpages.com

mysafenewpages.com

Almost every user must have been infected with or let on board at least one browser hijacker in his life, such as mysafenewpages.com. Therefore, it is important to understand that such an infection may pose a threat to your virtual security. Keeping this browser hijacker in your browsers could lead to your landing on unsafe websites, for example. And this can have all kinds of unfortunate consequences starting with letting more dangerous malware infections onto your operating system. According to our malware researchers, this hijacker can affect Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. So, if you prefer to use any of these browsers, it is quite likely that you will be presented with potentially harmful third-party content by this tool. While this browser extension pretends to be a useful tool for you that can provide you with proper protection through its quick-access links to PC optimizing and other security-related third-party websites, this hijacker may be a threat source itself. Read more »

GamesShift

GamesShift

GamesShift is a desktop application you may want to install when you are up for some online free gaming, but we must rain on your parade by saying that you cannot really trust this program. As a matter of fact, according to our malware researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com, this is an advertising-supported program that can expose you to unreliable web content and thus put your virtual security at risk. We have found several suspicious traits surrounding this adware and have arrived at the conclusion that you should remove GamesShift if you want to secure your computer. But this adware is most probably is only a part your problems and security-related issues. Please read our full article to understand more about this infection, the risks it may hold, and how you can protect your computer from similar intruders. Read more »

Weather Chickn

Weather Chickn

Weather Chickn is an application that should work as a tool for showing the weather forecast for users. As it seems to be useful software at first glance, many users decide to download it. Of course, there are definitely more users who do not download this program willingly but still detect it. If you also have Weather Chickn installed, you should remove this program from your system because it is not the most trustworthy application. Specialists even put this software into the category of potentially unwanted applications. Of course, they did that not without a reason. We will tell you more about Weather Chickn and all the risks associated with it further in this article. You will also find information about the deletion of this program in this report. Feel free to use instructions which you will find below this article if you decide to erase this potentially unwanted program after reading through this article. Read more »

FreebieCo

FreebieCo

FreebieCo is a useless program that should be erased from the system immediately after you detect it. We know that some users might decide to keep it installed because it opens freebie websites from time to time too. Of course, it is definitely not the reason to keep FreebieCo installed because this program might also cause redirections to unreliable web pages as well. It has been observed that it might load rewardsclubonline.net and other web pages. In addition, it will also show various offers, coupons, and surveys for you. Yes, it is classified as an adware program not without a reason. As you probably already know, FreebieCo is quite an annoying application; however, we recommend getting rid of it not because of that. Specialists at anti-spyware-101.com have observed that FreebieCo might cause harm to the computer very quickly instead of opening websites offering to order interesting free samples. Read more »

Searchincognito.com

Searchincognito.com

If you do not want to share your personally identifiable information while searching the web, Searchincognito.com is ready to offer you its services; however, our malware specialists at Anti-Spyware-101.com have found that this is an unreliable browser extension. In reality, due to the traits this application showed during testing, it has been labeled as a browser hijacker. This means that this tool is capable of making certain changes in your browsers. These can take place with your consent and you still may not know about it. The truth is that most installers are quite deceptive when it comes to installing suspicious search engines and other tools. Most users tend to overlook the checkboxes during installation that could still save them from unwanted changes and applications. It is quite likely that you also do not recall letting this hijacker on board. Read more »

Celeb Wham

Celeb Wham

Celeb Wham is an application that users tend to download and install on their systems willingly. In most cases, they do that because they want to test their knowledge and take various quizzes about celebrities, shows, movies, etc. Of course, not all the users download and install this application themselves – it is capable of sneaking onto computers without permission as well. Actually, it is not the most important thing whether this program has sneaked onto your computer without permission or you have downloaded it yourself because we still suggest removing Celeb Wham from the system. Believe us; there are other more reliable programs on the web, and you should use them instead of Celeb Wham. You can find various quizzes on the web too. In other words, you do not need to have Celeb Wham installed to be able to access online quizzes. Read more »

MyDownloadManager

MyDownloadManager

MyDownloadManager is a piece of software that is available for download on its official website mydownloadmanager.com and the official Chrome Web Store. On top of that, it is very likely that users can download it from other sources as well. As MyDownloadManager is promoted on several different websites, it is not surprising at all that it is quite popular. At the time of writing, there are 27 956 users in total who have downloaded, installed, and use MyDownloadManager. Of course, this number is higher because users can download this software from other websites, and we are sure that it might even sneak onto computers with the help of other applications. In fact, it is not a very rational decision to keep this application installed even though it claims that it will enable users to manage their downloads and search the web easily. There is one main reason why specialists do not trust MyDownloadManager – it is known to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Such programs are not very dangerous; however, they might still perform undesirable activities. We will tell you more about this software in this report. You will also know how to get rid of it after reading through this article. Read more »