WindowsActivationUpdate is a malicious program that tends to swindle the victims and lure them into calling fake technical support. The program doesn’t perform any hazardous activities directly, however it doesn’t mean that it is completely harmless. After the installation WindowsActivationUpdate forces computer restart and then shows a roguish screen instead of a usual login one.
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Opening a browser and seeing the Search.mediatab.tv page as the main one is a mark of computer infection that is known as MediaTab.TV browser hijacker. Though at the beginning it may seem that the page is a normal search engine, however this impression shatters soon after a victim performs a search query.
Web Timer is a browser extension that can be downloaded from Chrome Web Store, though there are many complaints on the product. Though the description says that the application allows to track the time spent on the Internet, in fact it is a malware. Due to the reviews many users experience, the extension does perform the stated functions, but also brings certain problems.
Nuesearch.com browser hijacker is a potentially unwanted application that anyone would like to get rid of right after installation. The reason behind such attitude lies in the adverse conduct of the malware. First of all, the hijacker changes the main page, new tab page and default search engine to nuesearch.com.
Many people make search queries every day without realizing how an improper search engine may spoil browsing experience. There are several well-known domain, that the majority of people use, but also there are less popular pages that claim to provide the same or even better services. Unluckily, some of them belong to malware threats that are called browser hijackers.
DynamiteArcade is assigned as a Potentially Unwanted Application by many security experts because of the inconveniences the program brings. One of the most annoying and visible activities of DynamiteArcade is generating of pop-ups that are typically either commercials with offers of discount coupons and bargains, or notifications of outdated drivers or system issues.
One day you may launch your browser and notice that there are too many commercials on every page, including those that haven’t ads before. Usually it can be explained by an infection with adware that will annoy you in such manner until you manage to remove it.
Maniihome.com is a domain that operates as a web search. However, it is wise not to trust its results, since they are nothing but disguised links leading to sponsored sites. Promoted by maniihome.com search sources wouldn’t correspond with your search query and may be commercial, advertising, or even malware promotion based.
Apocalypse encryption virus is one of the representatives of ransomware threats. And thus the malicious program operates in the same manner as other ransomware applications do. Just after it manages to crawl into a system, it detects the files of the most popular formats and encrypts them with a strong code. After this procedure the files become inaccessible and a user gets a notification that blocks the screen.