Websearch.searchoholic.info Redirect

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What is Websearch.searchoholic.info?

The Websearch.searchoholic.info browser hijacker installed on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) together with free software downloaded from the Internet. After successful penetration, this adware alters Internet browser settings, including the home page and default search engine domain. Furthermore, this adware install multiple browser ‘ helper objects ‘, which block attempts to roll back these changes. At time of research, the Websearch.searchoholic.info browser hijacker was ‘ bundled ‘ with free programs and files available for download from free file-sharing Web sites. Developers of freeware promote this browser hijacker with a deceptive installer, which tricks unsuspecting computer users into installing browser settings-changing adware along with free software.

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AVLab Internet Security

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What is AVLab Internet Security?

AVLab Internet Security is fake anti-virus software designed to scare PC users into believing that their computers have been infected with high-risk malware, viruses, and Trojans. This rogue application penetrates operating systems using infected e-mail attachments, torrent downloads, security exploits, etc. After successful penetration, AVLab Internet Security mimics a computer security scan and then generates a long list of supposedly-detected malware. Be know AVLab Internet Security contains no virus definition database or any features enable this application to detect any of the security infections listed. In fact, all diseases listed in the ‘ security scan ‘ are false and do not exist on the victim’s PC. The real purpose of AVLab Internet Security is to encourage users to buy a fake license key. Do not buy AVLab Internet Security-is it a scam developed by cyber criminals.

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Desktop Dock Adware


What is Desktop Dock?

Desktop Dock is an application that installs a Desktop widget claiming to allow users to access their favorite Web sites with one click. On first inspection, this application may appear legitimate and useful, however, be aware that Desktop Dock is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP) since it employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (stealth installation of additional applications together with the selected software) to install on computers without users ‘ permission. Following successful penetration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Desktop Dock generates different intrusive online advertising including banner, interstitial, in-text, and transitional ads. There is a high probability that the publicity generated by Desktop Dock may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

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ArcadeParlor Ads


What is ArcadeParlor?

The ArcadeParlor browser add-in enables users to access premium Flash games. This plugin is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Whilst ArcadeParlor is not technically a virus or malware, this browser extension is classified as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it installs on users ‘ Internet browsers without their consent when you download and install free software. The developers of this add-in (EpicPlay LLC) use a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘. After successful penetration, this adware generates unwanted ads (text-link, pop-up/under, transitional, in-image, and banner ads), and Furthermore, tracks Internet browsing activities by recording IP addresses and HTML information related to the content of web pages visited by the user.

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Media Player Enhance Adware


What is Media Player Enhance?

Media Player Enhance is a potentially unwanted application that was created by a company called Brightcircle Investments Limited. This browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application and installed in Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users ‘ consent to download or install free software. The developers of this fake browser extension using a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘. After successful penetration, Media Player Enhance to generate different intrusive ads including pop-ups, banner, and interstitial ads.

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AVC Plus


What is AVC Plus?

AVC Plus is fake anti-virus software that tries to scare PC users into believing that their computers have been infected with high-risk malware, viruses, and Trojans. This rogue application penetrates operating systems using infected e-mail attachments, torrent downloads, security exploits, etc. After successful penetration, AVC Plus mimics a computer security scan and then generates a long list of supposedly-detected malware. Be know AVC Plus contains no virus definition database or any features that will allow this application to detect any of the security infections listed. In fact, all diseases listed in the ‘ security scan ‘ are false and do not exist on the victim’s PC. The real purpose of AVC Plus is to encourage users to buy a fake license key. Do not buy AVC Plus-is it a scam developed by cyber criminals.

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NinjaVOD Adware


What is NinjaVOD?

NinjaVOD widget promises to help find video content that meets user’s areas of interest. While some computer users may find this feature useful, the NinjaVOD add-in is classified as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it penetrates Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) using a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘. Computer users often install NinjaVOD accidentally without their consent when downloading free software.

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Ads by App Lid


What is App Lid?

Created by BadFinger Project, App Lid (Apps Hat) is a rogue browser extension claiming to be an Android app store that helps users find hot new applications. Although this feature might seem legitimate and useful, be aware that App Lid is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made due to a misleading software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ used by App Lid to install on Internet browsers without users ‘ consent. Bundling is a way to covertly distribute applications along with other software, and therefore, most users unwittingly install App Lid during the download of free software of freeware download sites. Following successful penetration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, App Lid generating intrusive online ads including in-text, pop-up/under, banner, and display ads. It is very likely to click on these ads will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

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Ads by Cinema Now


What is Cinema Now?

Created by Buca Apps, the Cinema Now browser plug-in claims to improve users ‘ YouTube experience by turning ‘ lights off ‘ (allowing users to adjust computer screen lights) when watching videos online. While some computer users may find this feature useful, the Cinema Now add-in is classified as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it penetrates Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) using a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘. Computer users often install Cinema Now accidentally without their consent when downloading free software.

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SideTerms Ads


What is SideTerms?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, SideTerms is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to improve the Internet surfing experience by enabling features such as comparison shopping and coupons. This may seem legitimate and useful features, however, be aware that SideTerms is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program. This rogue extension employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (stealth installation of additional applications together with the selected software) to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users ‘ consent. After successful penetration in Internet browsers, SideTerms produces many intrusive online ads including the transitional, search, pop-up, interstitial, full-page, and banner ads. Clicking ads generated by SideTerms is likely to cause more high-risk adware or malware infections.

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