MyCouponize Adware (Mac)

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What is MyCouponize?

MyCouponize is a deceptive application that supposedly helps save time and money when shopping online. Judging on the appearance, MyCouponize seems completely legitimate and handy. In reality, however, MyCouponize is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), as well as an adware. There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) installation without user’s consent; 2) display of intrusive online advertisements, and; 3) tracking of user’s Internet browsing activity.

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Tabs2Grid Adware

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What is Tabs2Grid?

Tabs2Grid is a deceptive application that supposedly allows users easily arrange web browsers’ tabs into various layouts. On initial inspection, Tabs2Grid may appear completely legitimate and handy. However, it is worth mentioning that this app often infiltrates the system without user’s consent. In addition, this app continually delivers intrusive online advertisements and tracks user’s Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, Tabs2Grid is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and an adware.

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Ad by Advertise

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What is “Ad by Advertise”?

“Ad by Advertise” are a type of ads which are employed a variety of deceptive programs/browser add-ons that often infiltrate the system without user’s consent. Following successful infiltration, these apps and add-ons deliver intrusive online advertisements and continually gather various information relating to user’s Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, such apps and plug-ins are categorized as potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), as well as adware.

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Searchererr.website Redirect

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What is searchererr.website?

According to the developers, searchererr.website is a “top-notch” Internet search engine that significantly enhances user’s Internet browsing experience by generating improved search results. Initially, searchererr.website seems completely appropriate and handy. However, users must be informed that developers promote this site by employing deceptive download/installation setups designed to alter Internet browsers’ options without asking for user’s direct permission. On top of that, searchererr.website continually monitors user’s Internet browsing activity by gathering various information.

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Wallofmobi.info Redirect

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What is wallofmobi.info?

wallofmobi.info is a rogue website designed to redirect users to a variety of suspicious sites. It is completely identical to clicknshare.net, click-cpa.net, clickppcbuzz.com, and many other. Research results show that users visit wallofmobi.info inadvertently – they are redirected by a variety of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that infiltrate the system without user’s permission. Aside from causing redirects, potentially unwanted programs deliver intrusive online advertisements and continually gather information relating to user’s web browsing activity.

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VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ Scam

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What is VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ?

“VOTRE ORDINATEUR A ÉTÉ BLOCKÉ” is a fake error message displayed by a malicious website which users visit inadvertently – they are redirected by a variety of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) distributed using a deceptive marketing method called “bundling”. Research also revealed that aside from causing redirects, PUPs also deliver intrusive online advertisements and continually record various information.

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MoonCrypter Ransomware

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What is MoonCrypter?

MoonCrypter is a virus based on an open-source ransomware project called Hidden Tear. MoonCrypter was firstly discovered by a malware security researcher Karsten Hahn. Once infiltrated, MoonCrypter encrypts stored data using RSA-1024 and AES-256 encryption algorithms. While encrypting, pavadinmas appends filenames with “.cmoon” extension (e.g., “sample.jpg” is renamed to “sample.jpg.cmoon“). Following successful encryption, MoonCrypter opens a pop-up window and creates two text files: “_readmyransom.txt” (placed in each existing folder) and “ReadIt.txt” (placed on victim’s desktop).

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Il computer è stato BLOCCATO Scam

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What is Il computer è stato BLOCCATO?

“Il computer è stato BLOCCATO” is a fake pop-up error displayed by a deceptive website. Users visit said website inadvertently – they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that infiltrate the system without asking for a permission (the “bundling” method). In addition to redirecting, potentially unwanted programs also deliver intrusive advertisements and continually gather various information.

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Security Warning Scam

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What is Security Warning?

“Security Warning” is a fake error displayed by a malicious website which users visit inadvertently – they are redirected by a variety of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that infiltrate the system without asking for user’s permission (the “bundling” method). Research results show, that potentially unwanted programs are also likely to deliver intrusive online advertisements and track user’s Internet browsing activity by gathering various information.

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ShutDownTime Adware

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What is ShutDownTime?

ShutDownTime is a rogue application that supposedly allows users easily set time for the computer to shut down. Initially, ShutDownTime seems like a completely appropriate app. In reality, however, ShutDownTime is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), as well as an adware. There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) stealth installation without asking for user’s permission; 2) display of intrusive online advertisements, and; 3) monitoring of user’s Internet browsing activity.

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