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Shopperz

The advertisement-supported program Shopperz has been created using the Superfish engine. Other advert-supported programs linked to this engine include Save As Deal Finder and Superfish Window Shopper. Are these programs critically malicious? They are not. Should you remove them? You definitely should. Advertisement-supported programs are not as malicious as malware dropping Trojans, ransomware, or rogue malware removers; however, they can be dangerous. As Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers indicate, adware can present security vulnerabilities with every ad that it displays. If you do not want to remove Shopperz for some reason, you will be bombarded by advertisements promoting different deals, discounts, coupons, and offers. In fact, it is most important to delete adware to disable the suspicious ads. Read more »

Web Warden

Web Warden might look like a very useful application because it claims to be able to recognize dangerous websites. If you click on a malicious link, Web Warden will warn you. Even though the program seems very useful, the truth is that it is not perfect, which means that it might treat decent websites as dangerous. In addition, our security experts have found out that it might show pop-ups and various commercial advertisements on your screen. Ads will bother you if you visit Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers because the program itself is compatible with all of them. Unfortunately, all these advertisements might take you to corrupted websites and even disrupt your browsing session, which is why we believe that you should delete Web Warden from the system. You will not miss this application because it is not the one that can be trusted. Read more »

TopDeal

If TopDeal manages to enter your system, it is very likely that various commercial advertisements will start appearing on your screen. You will see them on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers. We do not recommend clicking on them because you might be exposed to threats. In addition, ads generated by TopDeal might not allow you browse the web and do other daily activities freely. Therefore, we recommend that you stop them from appearing as soon as possible. You should especially do that if you want to protect your computer from malicious software. It seems that TopDeal can be deleted via Control Panel; thus, you will not face any difficulties. If it happens that you still do not know how to erase this application, you should definitely read through this article. Read more »

websearch.search-plaza.info

websearch.search-plaza.info looks like a normal search provider; however, our specialists categorize it as a browser hijacker. It usually enters the system without your permission; thus, it does not differ from other hijackers that belong to Websearch family. If it happens that you ever detect this browser hijacker on your system, you should delete websearch.search-plaza.info as soon as possible. It is impossible to eliminate it via Control Panel; thus, we highly recommend that you read this article in order to find out how to get rid of this browser hijacker. Read more »

Zorton Win 7 Antivirus 2014

Zorton Win 7 Antivirus 2014 is a fake antivirus program which means that the application tries to pass for a legitimate computer security program. The rogue tries that because it needs to convince unsuspecting computer users their systems are threatened by serious infections, and thus they need to activate the full version of Zorton Win 7 Antivirus 2014 to protect their computers from harm. Needless to say, the scam is devised to help cyber criminals make easy money, and your job right here is to remove Zorton Win 7 Antivirus 2014 from the system without further ado. Read more »

Zorton Win XP Protection 2014

Zorton Win XP Protection 2014 affects Windows XP operating systems; however, the dangerous infection can also affect Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista operating systems. The rogue’s interface is adjusted accordingly to the targeted system, and this is what helps schemers attack more systems and fool more Windows users. Unfortunately, Windows XP users are the most vulnerable ones, because their operating systems are not longer supported by Microsoft. This means that if reliable malware detection and removal tools are not installed, cyber criminals could use different security loopholes to infiltrate the rogue. Zorton Win XP Protection 2014 can corrupt your PC using social engineering and drive-by download attacks. If the threat is already running on your operating system, there is nothing else that you should do but remove Zorton Win XP Protection 2014. The longer you wait to delete the threat, the more vulnerable your virtual security will be. Read more »

PepperZip

PepperZip is yet another potentially unwanted program; however, this one is far more dangerous than the previously reported Advanced Cleaner Pro, PC Optimizer Pro, or other unreliable PUPs that require removal. This devious application not only asks its users to pay money for questionable services, but also silently installs a potentially dangerous Trojan. Even though it is not difficult to remove PepperZip, the Trojan is unpredictable, and the infections related to it could be much more malicious than the PUP itself. Do you know how the Trojan works? Do you know how to detect and delete it from your operating system? Do you know how to delete the potentially unwanted program PepperZip? These are the questions that we have addressed in this report. Read more »

Advanced Cleaner Pro

You cannot trust the Advanced Cleaner Pro scanner, because it cannot identify real registry issues and cannot advise you on which junk files to remove from your operating system. Even though the application promises to clean out unnecessary, space-consuming files, it can only delete empty registries and disable non-existent errors, and so we can assure you that the program is useless. Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers believe that it is best to remove Advanced Cleaner Pro, and this can be done in several different ways. Some computer users will get away with the manual removal; however, others will need to install automatic malware removal software. Continue reading, and you will learn how to successfully delete the undesirable application from your own PC. Read more »

BoomCheap

BoomCheap is a free browser add-on built on the JustPlugIt engine, also known as Multiplug. The program is very similar to CouponEx, TicTacCoupon, and many other programs based on the JustPlugIt platforms. The BoomCheap program is compatible with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox and can get installed unnoticed if you pay no or little attention to the information provided by the installation wizard. BoomCheap is distributed alongside freeware programs, including other browser add-ons, system optimization programs, media players, and other programs. If you want to browse the Internet without being bombarded with obtrusive pop-ups, you should pay more attention to software installation. Read more »

Mediahit Browser

If you have downloaded Mediahit Browser onto your operating system, it is quite possible that you have accidentally various other infections onto the operating system as well. Even though the browser presented by the Portland Media LTD may seem beneficial and reliable, Anti-Spyware-101.com malware researchers indicate that it is just another potentially unwanted program (PUP) that deserves immediate removal. The suspicious application is not only useless, but also unreliable. If you do not remove Mediahit Browser, you may face the disturbing activity of malicious Trojans. You will have to delete the suspicious browser to disable this activity, because its files may be corrupted by these Trojans. You can learn more about the infection and its removal by reading our report. Read more »