Native Info

Native Info

Native Info is the name of a newly emerged ad-supported program that does not have any real function apart from littering your screen with questionable third-party advertisements. According to our malware researchers at anti-spyware-101.com, this adware belongs to a long line of clones that include Jungle Net, Deals Avenue, Sale Charger, Assist Point, and Positive Finds among others. You may think of unwanted commercials as annoying pop-ups that you can close, but let us give you a different perspective on this matter. Actually, clicking on these ads can take you to malicious websites. The presence of this adware may present multiple security risks. We would like to share with you what our researchers have found out about this malware. But before we go into details, let us tell you this: You should remove Native Info without hesitation because your virtual security may be in danger. Read more »

NiceSearches.com

NiceSearches.com

NiceSearches.com was created by a privately owned company in Asia that “specialise in online advertising, web traffic generation, online search syndication and Search Engine Marketing <...>.” Therefore, it is not a surprise that this search engine can modify your search results and add various sponsored links that might redirect you to unreliable third-party websites. The site promotes lots of third-party content, but it does not review the provided links and cannot guarantee that they are trustworthy. For starters, the web pages could advertise questionable software, such as adware or potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). If you want to learn more of the risks that come with the application, you should continue reading the article. Read more »

FixPCOptimizer

FixPCOptimizer

If you ever come across an application called FixPCOptimizer, you should be aware of the fact that malware researches working at our internal labs have classified it as a potentially unwanted program. We highly advise you not to use it even though you might see statements on its official website telling you that this optimization tool could be a great help if you want to regain the best functionality of your personal computer. Unfortunately, these claims cannot be trusted entirely, as the overall functionality of this optimization tool can be considered questionable, to say the least. You must also be aware of the fact that in some cases this potentially unwanted program could be distributed in suspicious and at times even invasive ways. If you wish to have a computer that works in the smoothest way possible, we highly advise you not to use FixPCOptimizer as it does not provide the best service; instead, we advise you to find a better, more reliable program. Make sure to read the rest of this article and find out why we recommend executing a complete removal of this suspicious optimization tool. Read more »

Snail Translator

Snail Translator

Snail Translator advertises itself as the “world fastest & lightest translator,” and it looks quite reliable at first glance, which explains why there are so many users who download and install this application on their computer. If you have downloaded this translator too, or it somehow appeared on your PC, you should eliminate it as soon as possible. First of all, you should do that because it is known to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Secondly, it might be associated with malicious software. Third, it might try to scare computer users. The application itself can be easily removed because it has an uninstaller in Control Panel, so we are sure that the removal process will not be hard for you at all. In case you still face difficulties during the process, refer to our manual removal instructions that you can find placed below this article. Read more »

Mysafetabs.com

Mysafetabs.com

Mysafetabs.com is a search engine which usually replaces users’ homepages, search engines, and New Tab page settings after they install the extension from the web or it manages to sneak onto the computer without permission. Unfortunately, there is a number of users who download this extension willingly from the web. We are 99% sure that they do that because this extension promises to scan files for free: “Install the extension to scan files for threats and eliminate them.” In most cases, users do not even know that their homepages, search engines, and New Tab pages will be changed – they simply expect that the MySafeTabs extension will enable them to access security tools and other useful links. Even though this extension really provides links, you should remove it as soon as possible because it is unclear where those links will lead you. Read more »

StrataBeauty

StrataBeauty

StrataBeauty is promoted as an application dedicated to providing you with tips and articles on beauty-related topics, but it is much more than that and not in a good way. We recommend that you remove it from your computer because it is an ad-supported application whose only purpose is to subject you to promotional links and advertisements. Its developers get paid for their services and, from what we know, they do not shy away from promoting malicious content. Even if it does not promote malicious content, it is still useless because apart from showing you ads it does not do anything else. Read more »

RegGenie

RegGenie

RegGenie is one more dubious piece of software that is categorized as a potentially unwanted program. This application has received such classification mostly because it exhibits quite a few dubious features. On its official website, this program is promoted as a great optimization tool which you should use if you wish to make your computer perform in a much more efficient way. While these claims sound tempting and are somewhat true, you should know that the actual functionality of this potentially unwanted program is not that great in reality. In quite a few cases it might not be useful at all. Another questionable feature of this program is the fact that at times it could even be distributed in dubious ways; in such ways that malicious programs are often distributed as well. Below we provide our further findings regarding the questionable functionality of this program along with a detailed removal guide. Our team highly advises you to remove RegGenie as it serves virtually no good reason and could even come with other questionable programs. Read more »

DietRunner

DietRunner

If you are on a diet, you might also want to download and install DietRunner on your system because this application promises to enable users to control their diets. In addition, it promises to provide useful tips. Even though this program seems to be quite beneficial, we do not think that it is a very good idea to allow it to enter the system because it is known to be an adware program and we are not sure whether it is really going to act in a useful way. If you have installed this program but noticed that it is completely useless, you should not hesitate to delete it from the system. There is no doubt that you will find and install a more useful application instead of DietRunner. You can find more information on the removal of this unreliable software in this article. Read more »

JunkSweeper

JunkSweeper

JunkSweeper is a questionable program, to say the least. Malware researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com highly advise you not to use it as it exhibits dubious features. In fact, it has been classified as a potentially unwanted program that should not be kept active on your computer. This classification has been made due to its suspicious overall functionality. You might come across claims stating that this program should be used in order to optimize your operating system for the best performance of your computer. While it might sound like a great program to run on your computer, it is important to highlight the fact that it does not really works in such a way. It is also important to highlight the fact that this potentially unwanted program could be distributed in a dubious way. Make sure to read the rest of our report to learn more about the questionable functionality of JunkSweeper, which is the major reason we advise you not to keep it running on your computer. Along such crucial information, we provide a comprehensive removal guide crafted by our malware experts, which soul be used in order to delete this potentially unwanted program once and for all. Read more »

AhoyTraveler

AhoyTraveler

AhoyTraveler is not what you think it is, unless you think that it is an unreliable program that should be erased from your operating system. Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers have found it injecting third-party ads, which is why we classify it as adware (advertising-supported software). Do you understand the risk of having adware running on your operating system? This software could open up security backdoors and help third parties reach out to you. Needless to say, there are plenty of malicious parties who could exploit the vulnerabilities associated with this program to their own benefit. If you want to learn more about the security risks related to adware, you should continue reading. Of course, we have created this report to help you remove AhoyTraveler, and, if this is the only thing that you are interested in, scroll down to the removal guide below. Read more »