Tabs to Windows

Tabs to Windows

Tabs to Windows is not an extension you should install on your Google Chrome browser because it is not as beneficial as it claims to be. Yes, it promises to make it possible to organize tabs conveniently, which is quite a useful feature, but it has several other drawbacks that make it an untrustworthy piece of software. Officially, it has been classified as a potentially unwanted program by specialists at anti-spyware-101.com. Potentially unwanted programs are, of course, not harmful infections, but they still perform activities that might cause problems to users. In the case of Tabs to Windows, it might start collecting information about users one day. Additionally, unlike fully trustworthy applications, it might be installed on users’ browsers without their knowledge. Generally speaking, it is far from a harmful malicious application, but it still has several features that make it a suspicious browser extension. Our recommendation for you would be to remove it, but you must make the final decision yourself – read the rest of this article if you need some more information about this browser extension. Read more »

Tank Runner

Tank Runner

Tank Runner is a potentially unwanted program targeted at Google Chrome users. Our researchers say it could come as a redirect if you click possibly malicious pop-up ads or visit unreliable web pages. Yet the worst part is the fact the extension might be forced on you. To be more precise, the application’s official website could go full screen and display a notification insisting you install the add-on before leaving the site. Naturally, some users may add it while thinking they have no other choice. If the situation is familiar to you, we urge you to read the rest of the text and learn about the potentially unwanted program so you would know what to do if you come across something similar the next time. Plus, both in the text and the deletion instructions located below the article we will explain how to eliminate Tank Runner if you wish to get rid of it. Read more »

Search.ibrowser.io

If the settings of your web browsers on your device with the Android OS or iOS have been altered and now you see Search.ibrowser.io every time you open your web browser, it is very likely that they have all been hijacked. That is, their settings have been changed without your knowledge/permission. Search.ibrowser.io should be set as your new homepage only, but do not be very surprised if you discover it in the place of your default search tool too. Since this search provider is definitely not one of those legitimate search engines, do not even think about keeping it set on browsers. Security specialists say that it is only a question of time when problems arise if you use Search.ibrowser.io to perform web searches – it might expose users to potential threats in no time, so our recommendation for you would be to get rid of it as soon as possible. The appearance of this dubious search tool on browsers is usually linked to the installation of a malicious app, so its removal will not be an easy task for sure. Read more »

Wyvern Ransomware

Wyvern Ransomware

Wyvern Ransomware is a malicious file-encrypting program that marks its enciphered data with a particular extension consisting of three parts: email address, unique ID number, and random six letters, for example, [decryptorx@cock.li]-id-D908543R.wyvern. If such extension marked your files, your system was most likely infected with this threat. In which case, we advise you to continue reading our article and learn more significant details about Wyvern Ransomware. Below the text, we will place deletion instructions too that were prepared by our specialists at Anti-spyware-101.com who tested the malware themselves. Users who also wish to know more about this malicious program could leave us a comment below the article too or write us a message through social media. Read more »

Bud Ransomware

Bud Ransomware

When your computer gets infected by ransomware, most of the time you are provided with a ransom note in a program window or a .txt or .html file. The Bud ransomware displays a ransom in a program window in which the text is being typed as if someone was typing it in real time. In the ransom warning, the infection informs the victim that pictures and other valuable files have been encrypted and provides instructions how to regain access to the locked data. Our advice is that you disregard the threatening requirements and take action to remove the Bud ransomware. Little cases are known when attackers indeed provide victims with decryption keys or tools. There are only several cases registered when cyber criminals publish the decryption keys of ransomware threats that are about to be abandoned. Even though the ransom warning says that you will surely regain access to your lost data, we strongly advise you against paying up. Read more »

Pro Pc Cleaner

Pro Pc Cleaner is a newly found PC optimizer/cleaner that was allegedly designed to fix various issues on your computer and make it run better and faster. However, after testing it, our cybersecurity experts have concluded that it is mostly useless as it was configured to show fake security alerts about your system. If you uninstall this program from Control Panel, it will leave junk files behind. Therefore, security experts have classified it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and suggest that you remove it. This program is not malicious, but it is next to useless, and you should not pay money for it. For more details on this application, please read this article as it contains the most relevant information available. Read more »

Edentulatecontrol

Edentulatecontrol

Edentulatecontrol is a browser extension you might be asked to install in order to leave a website you could be redirected too without asking any permission. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com says the moment you end up on such a site; it could go full-screen making it more troublesome to close the unwanted tab or the browser itself. Under such circumstances, the add-on was categorized as a potentially unwanted program or a PUP in short. Further, in the article, we will tell you where the application comes from in more detail, also what may happen if it is added, and how it can be erased from the browser, it is compatible with. For users, who decide not to take any chances with Edentulatecontrol and want to get rid of it right away we will place removal instructions as well just below the article. Read more »

PPass

PPass

PPass is a potentially unwanted program that might enter your computer unexpectedly. This application is not a malicious infection, so it cannot cripple your system. However, it can collect information about your computer and share it with unreliable third parties. It is important that you remove PPass from your system as soon as possible, as it is hard to say who else could be using this application. While you are at it, you should also invest in a licensed security product that will protect your system from other undesirable programs in the future. Potential threats are always right behind the corner. Read more »

Webshield Enter Product Key Tech Support Scam

Webshield Enter Product Key Tech Support Scam is a new fake alert that can lock your computer’s screen and deny you access you your desktop entirely. It masquerades as some sort of computer security program called WebShield that is a program in name only. While the name and logo might be convincing, the reality is that it is nothing more than a scam. Webshield Enter Product Key Tech Support Scam promotes a fake customer support phone number that you should not call because the people at the other end of the line might try to sell you useless services. This scam can be distributed using bundled software, so you ought to remove it at your earliest convenience. To find out more about this scam, please read this whole description. Read more »

Search.browsersearch.net

At first sight, Search.browsersearch.net looks like a completely normal search engine because it shows a search field, and it seemingly provides you with the option to browse the web using Google Search and Bing Search tools. Unfortunately, it seems that this tool simply hides behind well-known search providers to conceal its true nature, which is to show sponsored links. There is nothing wrong with sponsored links – ignoring the fact that they can be extremely annoying – unless the parties standing behind them are malicious. Unfortunately, Anti-Spyware-101.com research ream cannot guarantee that the parties working with AirFind Corp. (the developer of the search engine) are trustworthy. Do we recommend using this search tool? Of course, we do not. On the contrary, we believe that it is a browser hijacker that deserves immediate removal. Hopefully, you do not need to erase any other threats, and you can delete Search.browsersearch.net using the instructions below. If other infections exist, you might need to take a different route. Read more »