Ads by Ad Blaster

What is Ad Blaster?

Ad Blaster is a rogue application created by Surf Island Solutions. It claims to block pop-up and other similar ads when a user browses to the Internet. Whilst this feature seems suitable and convenient, Internet users should be aware that Ad Blaster is actually classified as an adware or a potentially unwanted program. These associations are made because of a misleading software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (the secret installation of additional applications together with the selected software) which Ad Blaster uses to install on the user’s Internet browsers without one’s consent. After successfully infiltrate in the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, Ad Blaster starts producing intrusive online ads as well as tracking user’s Internet browsing activities.

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Email Tracker Ads

What is Email Tracker?

Created by Surf Island Solutions, Email Tracker is a rogue browser extension claiming to allow users to monitor who opens their e-mail. On initial inspection, these features may seem appropriate and convenient, yet Internet users should be informed that it is actually classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or an adware. The developers of this rogue application employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (secret installation of additional programs along with the selected software) to install Email Tracker on the user’s Internet browsers without one’s consent. Following successful penetration on the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, Email Tracker begins delivering many types of intrusive online advertising, which includes (but is not limited to) banner, interstitial, text, pop-up, pop-under and text ads. it is highly plausible that clicking on any of the ads generated by Email Tracker will lead to further high-risk adware or malware type infections.

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GeniusBox Adware

What is GeiuxBox?

GeniusBox is a browser extension developed by TGF Interactive. This add-on promises to improve users ‘ Internet search experience by displaying quick search results from many sites such as Flickr, YouTube, eBay, and Amazon. Whilst this added functionality may seem useful, there is a drawback to using GeniusBox: this browser extension tracks Internet users ‘ surfing habits and displays unwanted advertisements when visiting popular search engines such as Google, Bing, or Yahoo! The unwanted ads are labeled ‘ About this GeniusBox ad ‘ and ‘ TGF Interactive ‘. Another problem with this browser add-in is that users often installed without their consent, since developers of this browser plug-in using a marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘; in most cases, computer users install it together with free software downloaded from the Internet.

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Ads by CloudGuard

What is CloudGuard?

CloudGuard is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that claims to protect users from malware and spyware infections when browsing malicious websites. Although this feature might seem legitimate and useful, be aware that CloudGuard is classified as adware. These associations are made due to a misleading software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ employed by CloudGuard to install on Internet browsers without users ‘ consent. Bundling allows developers to covertly distribute their applications together with other software, and for this reason, most users unwittingly install CloudGuard when you download free software from freeware download sites. Following successful penetration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, CloudGuard provides many intrusive online advertising including banner, coupons, targeted video, pop-up, interstitial ads, and download offers from other applications are also considered to be adware. There is a high probability that clicking on ads generated by this rogue application will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

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Ads by Finance Alert

What is Finance Alert?

Created by Valid Applications, Finance Alert is a rogue application that claims to update users with the latest financial related news. On initial inspection, these features may seem legitimate and useful, yet Internet users should know that it is actually classified as an adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made because of deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (stealth installation of additional applications along with the selected software) which Finance Alert uses to install on the user’s Internet browsers ‘ (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome) without asking for permission. After successfully infiltrate in the mentioned browsers, Finance Alert starts producing intrusive online ads as well as tracking user’s Internet browsing activities.

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Health Alert Adware

What is Health Alert?

Health Alert is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) developed by Rational Thought Solutions. It promises to inform users about the latest diseases and other health related news. While these browser extensions may appear appropriate and convenient, Internet users should be informed that Health Alert is actually considered an adware. It employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (the secret installation of additional applications together with the selected software) to install on the user’s Internet browsers without one’s consent. After successfully infiltrate in the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, Health Alert begins delivering many types of intrusive online ads, including banner, pop-up, text, pop-under, interstitial and in-text ads. It is highly likely that clicking on any of the ads generated by Health Alert will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

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Storm Alert Adware

What is Storm Alert?

Developed by Rational Thought Solutions, Storm Alert is a rogue browser extension claiming to warn users about the upcoming storms. Although these features may seem legitimate and useful, Internet users should be aware that it is actually considered as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or an adware. The developers of this rogue application employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (stealth installation of additional applications together with selected software) to install Storm Alert on the user’s Internet browser without asking for permission. Following successful penetration on the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, Storm Alert starts producing different types of intrusive online ads, which includes (but is not limited to) text, banner, pop-up/pop-under, in-text and interstitial ads. Chances are high that clicking on any of these ads will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

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Guard-search.com Redirect

What is Guard-search.com?

Guard-search.com browser hijacker is installed on the user’s Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox) along with the software downloaded from the freeware download sites. This rogue website is developed by Conduit Ltd. and operated by ClientConnect Ltd. It employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ that allows the developers to covertly distribute their applications together with other software, and therefore, the overwhelming majority of users accidentally install this browser hijacks application (capable of changing browsers ‘ home page and default search engine settings) during the download of free software of freeware download sites. Users should be informed that most of the currently popular freeware download sites use download clients as their free services and traffic monetization tools, since they provide an installation of promoted, according to the developers ‘ 100% legitimate and virus-free ‘ browser extensions along with the user’s selected free software. Nonetheless, reckless download and installation of free software often results in adware or malware infections, such as Guard-search.com.

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BetterBabyGuide Toolbar

What is BetterBabyGuide?

Developed by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc. , BetterBabyGuide is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that claims to provide users with all pregnancy related info such as the popular baby names, pregnancy symptoms, baby shopping guides and other parenting information. While these features may seem legitimate and useful, Internet users should be aware that it is actually classified as a browser hijacker or a redirect virus. These associations are made because of a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ that the developers of this rogue application used to install BetterBabyGuide on the user’s Internet browser without asking for permission. Bundling is a way to secretly distribute applications along with other software, and thus, the overwhelming majority of users accidentally install this PUP during the download of free software of freeware download sites.

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Ads by QuickLink

What is QuickLink?

QuickLink is a rogue browser extension pledging to increase the quality of user’s Internet search by show advanced search results. On initial inspection, such browser plug-in may appear legitimate and useful, yet Internet users should be aware that it is actually classified as an adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This rogue application employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (the secret installation of additional applications along with the selected software) to install on the user’s Internet browsers ‘ without a permission. Following successful installation on the Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, QuickLink starts producing different types of intrusive online ads, including banner, coupon, pop-up, in-text and search ads. It is highly credible that you click on the above ads will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

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