SnapMyScreen Toolbar

What is SnapMyScreen?

SnapMyScreen is a rogue application created by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc. It claims to let users take screenshots directly from your Internet browser. While these features may seem legitimate and useful, Internet users should be informed that SnapMyScreen is actually classified as a redirect virus or a browser hijacker. The developers of this rogue browser extension using a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ to install SnapMyScreen on users Internet browser without their consent. Bundling allows developers to covertly distribute their applications along with other software, and therefore, most users install SnapMyScreen during the download of free software of freeware download sites.

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TotalDatingGuide Toolbar

What is TotalDatingGuide?

TotalDatingGuide is a rogue browser toolbar created by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc. It claims to help users find dates, provide with dating advice and other similar features. It may seem like an appropriate and useful browser extension, yet Internet users should be informed that it is actually classified as a browser hijacker or a redirect virus. These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method used by the developers of TotalDatingGuide to install it on the user’s Internet browser without asking for permission. Bundling is a way to distribute applications along with other software, therefore, most users unwittingly install TotalDatingGuide when you download free software from freeware download sites.

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RingtoneFanatic Toolbar

What is RingtoneFanatic?

Developed by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc. , RingtoneFanatic promises to provide users with a feature allowing to download and create their own ringtones. On initial inspection, these features may seem appropriate and useful, however, Internet users should be informed that RingtoneFanatic is actually considered to be a browser hijacker or a redirect virus. The developers of this rogue browser plug-in use misleading software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ to install RingtoneFanatic on the user’s Internet browsers without one’s consent. Bundling is a way to covertly distribute applications along with the other software, thus, the overwhelming majority of users accidentally install RingtoneFanatic during the download of free software of freeware download sites.

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Cheapster Ads

What is Cheapster?

Created by Koyote-Lab, Inc. , Cheapster is a rogue browser extension pledging to save the user time and money by showing special deals/discounts and favourable coupons as well as comparison shopping. On initial inspection, it may seem as an appropriate and useful features, yet Internet users should be aware that Cheapster is actually considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made due to a misleading software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (secret installation of additional programs along with the selected software) which Cheapster uses to install on the user’s Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) without asking for permission. Once the infiltration is successful, Cheapster begins delivering intrusive online advertising, such as banner, in-text, interstitial, pop-up/under, coupons and other types of ads. Chances are high that clicking on any of these ads will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

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SearchAlgo.com Redirect

What is SearchAlgo.com?

The SearchAlgo.com browser hijacker employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (stealth installation of additional software along with the selected program) installed on the user’s Internet browsers without one’s consent. After a successful penetration to Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, SearchAlgo change browsers ‘ settings (home page and default Internet search engine) by assigning them to SearchAlgo.com. What is more, it comes with several additional applications (called ‘ helper objects ‘-at the time of testing searcgalgo. com browser hijacker installed SettingsGuard app) which prevent the user from reverting the changes.

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PuzzleGamesDaily Toolbar

What is PuzzleGamesDaily?

PuzzleGamesDaily is a rogue browser toolbar developed by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc. It claims to enable a feature allowing users to play addicting puzzle games. Even while such features may seem legitimate and useful, Internet users should be aware that it is actually classified as a redirect virus or a browser hijacker. These associations are made because of a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ employed by the developers of this rogue browser extension to install PuzzleGamesDaily on the user’s Internet browser without asking for permission. Bundling is a way to secretly install applications along with other software, therefore, most of the users accidentally install PuzzleGamesDaily during the download of free software of freeware download sites.

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Offercrowd Ads

What is Offercrowd?

Offercrowd is a rogue application claiming to save the user time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping and showing special deals/discounts on the online shopping sites. While these features may seem legitimate and useful, Internet users should know that Offercrowd is classified as an adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (stealth installation of additional applications along with the selected software) to install on the user’s Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) without asking for permission. Following successful penetration, Offercrowd starts producing many types of intrusive online advertising, such as banner, in-text, pop-up/under and coupon ads. It is highly credible that clicking on any of the ads delivered by Offercrowd will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

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Ads by Security Alert

What is Security Alert?

Developed by Mathematical Applications, Security Alert is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to provide the latest Internet security-related international events. Although this feature seems suitable and convenient, Internet users should know that Security Alert is actually classified as an adware. These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ that Security Alert developers use to install this adware on a user’s Internet browsers. Bundling allows developers to secretly install their applications together with other software, and therefore, the overwhelming majority of users accidentally install Security Alert along with the software download from freeware download sites. Once the infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome to succeed, Security Alert begins delivering intrusive online ads and tracking user’s Internet surf.

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Breaking News Alert Adware

What is Breaking News Alert?

Breaking News Alert is a rogue application created by Mathematical Applications. It claims to provide users with the latest world news and events. Even while such features may seem legitimate and useful, Internet users should be informed that Breaking News Alert is actually considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Breaking News Alert employs a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (secret installation of additional applications together with the selected software) to install on the user’s Internet browser without asking for permission. After successfully infiltrate in the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, Breaking News Alert begins delivering different types of intrusive online ads, including in-text, banner, pop-up/under, and interstitial ads. It is highly credible that clicking on any of the above ads will cause more high-risk adware or malware infections.

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Ads by BonusBerry

What is BonusBerry?

BonusBerry is a rogue browser plug-in which promises to enhance the user’s Internet browsing activities by enabling coupons, comparison shopping and other features. On initial inspection, these features may seem legitimate and helpful, yet Internet users should be aware that BonusBerry is actually classified as an adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made because of a deceptive software marketing method called ‘ bundling ‘ (the secret installation of additional programs along with the selected software), that BonusBerry add-in uses to install on the user’s Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) without asking for permission. Once infiltration on the above-mentioned browser add-ons is successful, BonusBerry to begin tracking user’s Internet browsing activities and also provide intrusive online ads.

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