Adware category archyve:

NetSurf Ads

NetSurf Ads are potentially harmful third-party advertisements disguised as best deal offers and coupons triggered by webshops. In other words, when you are doing your online shopping, you may experience an annoying flow of pop-up offers claiming to show you the lowest possible prices available on the web. Unfortunately, our malware researchers at anti-spyware-101.com say that this browser extension is just another adware application that is actually a perfect clone of Enhance Pro and Pro Flip, which have hit the web also recently. You need to be very cautious while online because you could be bombarded with all kinds of unreliable offers when landing on fake online shop sites, malicious pages, or when your computer is infected with adware. Since such an infection can litter your screen with potential threats, spy on you, and hijack legitimate third-party contents as well, we recommend that you make sure that your PC is clean of any possible malware programs. We advise you to remove NetSurf Ads as a start to recover your system from this infected state. Read more »

Beback

Beback is a Russian application that a number of users who shop online should find appealing. It is because it promises to make it possible to get a small percentage of the amount spent at certain online stores back. This sounds nice, but the problem is that Beback is not as decent as it claims to be. We are not going to analyze whether it acts as it promises in this article, but we will definitely try to convince you to erase this application from your computer. It is advisable to erase it because it is an ad-supported program, i.e. it might start displaying irritating ads, according to researchers at anti-spyware-101.com. Also, it might become a threat to your privacy, specialists say, because it might start collecting information about users seeking to find more about their interests and habits. Without a doubt, this piece of software is not malicious, but you should not let it stay. Users should remove it not only to stop undesirable activities it starts performing on computers after the entrance. There is also no point in keeping it if nobody uses it, or it has shown up on the computer without permission. Read more »

Tools Plus

Tools Plus is promoted as a browser add-on that can improve the online shopping experience. It works on Google Chrome only, and it should let users know where to buy items they are viewing online for a lower price. To put it differently, this piece of software should help users save some money. Unfortunately, in reality, it is not as decent as it claims to be. We are not going to extensively analyze in this article whether or not it really does what it says, but we are, surely, going to talk about its drawbacks and why users should delete this browser extension from their computers as soon as possible. There are so many other reliable shopping assistants available on the market today, so it would be a sin to keep this dubious add-on installed on Google Chrome. Before we start talking about its removal, we will explain to you why keeping this piece of software installed is not such a good idea, so read this article till the very end. Read more »

My Web Shield

If you are looking for a free tool that could protect you against malicious content, My Web Shield might seem like a great option. Of course, it is unlikely that you will encounter this advertising-supported program after doing extensive research. On the contrary, you are likely to face it when installing something completely different. That is because this adware is mainly spread by third-party distributors who operate software bundles to spread as many suspicious programs at the same time as possible. Is it possible that much more malicious programs were installed along with the suspicious program dubbed as the Modern Network Protection Tool? Do not rush to say that malicious infections do not exist just because you do not see them. Anti-Spyware-101.com malware research team recommends employing a malware scanner to inspect your operating system and inform you if you need to remove any threats. Hopefully, that is not the case, and you can focus on deleting My Web Shield. Read more »

BetterAds

If you have noticed an unusual amount of unwanted third-party web content while you are surfing the web, it might be a major indication that an adware program known as BetterAds is active on your PC. If this happens to be the case, we highly advise you to take immediate action to delete it. It is important to do so because this ad-supported program exhibits quite a few invasive features. Unfortunately, quite a few users are simply tricked into downloading and installing it because it is advertised as a useful tool that you should have active on your PC to receive targeted ads and coupons, which should improve your overall online shopping experience. The reality is rather different since it will only cause annoyance and frustration every single time you will surf the web. To learn more about BetterAds and how you can get rid of it in a quick and easy manner, make sure to read the rest of our report. Read more »

Video Box Ads

Video Box Ads are irritating commercial advertisements coming from an application VideoBox. It works as a tool for downloading videos from popular third-party websites, so users see these irritating ads only when they use the service it provides. Although the program displaying commercial advertisements on users’ Desktops works in a useful way, it, unfortunately, cannot be called a fully trustworthy application for downloading content from third-party pages. The presence of Video Box Ads should be blamed for this. It is not likely at all that it is going to change, so you will be forced to solve a real dilemma about whether to delete this piece of software from the system or not. Keeping it will allow you to easily download videos from the web, but, on the other hand, this means that Video Box Ads will show up on your computer’s screen every day. These ads should not be called malicious. Instead, specialists refer to them as “potentially dangerous.” As you could have understood, researchers have a negative opinion about ads Video Box displays. Read more »

eAdvisor Ads

As you can probably tell from its name eAdvisor Ads is a program that has something to do with advertising. And, indeed, showing commercial ads is all this program can do. The ads are annoying and can pose a risk to your computer’s security. We suggest that you remove it from your computer as soon as you can because it is clear as day that it will not do anything to improve your shopping experience, it will show you the same ads over and over again to generate clicks that make its developers money. Indeed, making money is this program’s only objective, so do not expect it to provide you with a useful service. Read more »

Tlerauic

If you noticed an application called Tlerauic installed, it means your computer might be used for click fraud; a type of fraud that takes place on the Internet in an online advertising model known as pay-per-click. Typically, the website’s owner who promotes such advertising gets paid for each click made by a unique visitor, but programs like Tlerauic can simulate such actions and make it look like the ad was reviewed by the user when in fact the click is made by the application. Under such circumstances, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com decided to classify the software as adware. If you do not want to allow this threat to continue using your computer for click fraud, we advise you to eliminate it without any hesitation. To guide you in this process we are adding instructions showing how to get rid of the adware at the end of the text. Read more »

Traff-1.ru

If you keep being redirected to suspicious pages promoting all kinds of deals, it is possible that Traff-1.ru is involved. This adware server could be set up to expose you to suspicious ads, surveys, installers, and other offers at specific time intervals. If that is the case, it is also possible that you will find a Task created in %WINDIR%\System32\Tasks. If this task exists, its name should reveal association with the adware server or the advertising-supported program that could be responsible for introducing you to ads hosted on the unreliable adware server. Since adware is likely to be concealed, it might be difficult for you to identify it right away. Do not worry about that. If you continue reading this report, you will learn how to recognize malicious infections, and, most important, remove them from your operating system. We have also created a guide that might help you delete Traff-1.ru adware. Read more »

Pro Flip Ads

Pro Flip Ads might not do any harm to the computer itself, but it's provided advertising content could lead you to dangerous web pages. Since the application does nothing else but shows various coupons, pop-ups, and other irritating advertisements our specialists at Anti-spyware-101.com decided to categorize it as adware. Such programs are often promoted as useful tools for anyone who wants to get best deals. Of course, the description never mentions that the application could show ads leading to potentially harmful web pages. If you do not want to put your computer at risk, you should not take any chances with Pro Flip Ads. For those who need any assistance with the adware’s removal, we recommend checking the deletion instructions placed below the text. Of course, if you want to learn more about this threat first, we encourage you to continue reading this report. Read more »