If you open your browser and see elex.com page as the main one, then there is bad news for you - your system is infected with a malware. Elex browser hijacker is presented in the form of a page that looks trustworthy at the beginning, as it resembles any other search page, though later it becomes impossible to bear the intrusive activities of the hijacker.
Superfish application or Superfish Windows Shopper is widely spread adware that infects computers and starts malicious activity that prevents normal browsing and brings money to its creators. First of all the adware installs itself into browsers and collects information on user’s preferences, then it becomes basis for the ads content.
Mindspark toolbars is the collective name for dozens toolbars developed by Mindspark. No matter which one or ones you got, you should know that it’s a bad idea to leave them, as this will have negative consequences for your PC. All toolbars look similar and possess same features - they embed into browsers and include several quick access buttons and an Ask search bar.
Zip Arcade adware deceives its users by claiming that it is an application that presents hundreds of online games for free. That sounds pretty fun and handy, so many people tend to leave it on their systems and try it out for some time. This approach soon reveals that Zip Arcade is just another fraud that exists only for illegal money raising.
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.
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.