Jigsaw ransomware is an encryption virus that on the whole resembles such infections as TeslaCrypt, Locky or Cerber ransomware. Alike these notorious viruses, Jigsaw infiltrates systems covertly and finds the files of certain extensions to encrypt them with an ARS code, and in the end it sets a message to inform a victim about payment terms. The threat demands $150 USD which should be transferred in BitCoins.
Speed Browser is a program that is promoted as an application which will improve browsing speed and safety. Nevertheless, the majority of security experts recommend to avoid the browser, as it proved to be an adware.
For an inattentive user, or for a user who has believed the promotional description of an application, WareOut seems to be a powerful anti-spyware tool. Unfortunately, in the end they understand that installing WareOut was a mistake. It soon turns out that WareOut lacks the capabilities to detect and delete spyware, instead it fakes notifications about threats to convince user in purchasing the full version of the program.
Rocket Tab is a false browser add-on that will bring a lot of trouble to a user who has it installed. Though the application cannot be called a virus, it possesses some unpleasant features that question the use of the add-on. After the installation Rocket tab start to display the characteristics of an adware – a user may notice that pages that once were clean of advertisement now are full of it.
Trovi.com hijacker, or Trovi.com redirect virus, is a malware that a rare user is able to tolerate. For many victims the malware appears as intruder that occupies all installed browsers, whether it is Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer. The actions taken by the hijacker include the change of the main page and search engine with the following blocking of the settings adjustment.
Mystartsearch.com is a search engine that supports a browser hijacker with the same name. By the way this page looks, by its minimalistic design and links to popular websites, the hijacker tries to anchor on the system. Nevertheless, many users make attempts to remove Mystartsearch.com as soon as they perform a search query in it. The search domain provides twisted results but tries to hide it, convincing a user to visit dubious resources.
The name ‘svchost’ stands for ‘Service Host’, and as it suggests, svchost.exe is a system process responsible for operating and managing Windows processes. Being so important for, scvhost.exe runs on the background all the time, but sometimes it has negative consequences, as many duplicates of the process appear in Task Manager, and each of them may consume a great amount of resources, even when there are not so many programs launched.
TV Time wins its audience by offering the services it doesn’t really provide. Mostly it attracts users who are interested in watching videos online, as it promises to allow to watch movies from numerous sources with an option of dimming the lights. For even more trustworthiness of the application, the site has an assurance about program’s safety confirmed by Norton Web Safe.
WizzScreen is distributed as an application alternative for in-built system screen customizers. After the installation the application adds a toolbar to the right lower corner of the desktop that has several icons, like brightness adjustment, screen modes, and personalization options.
Dregol.com is a page that in its look closely resembles the google search page with the only difference that Dregol.com has advertisements. This detail should strike as suspicious, as well as the fact that usually the page installs itself as the main without user’s permission. And these are exactly the attributes of a browser hijacker.