Zeta ransomware is yet another encryption virus that appeared at a time when a this type of hazard became extremely widespread. Among all malware threats ransomware is probably the most dangerous one, as it targets for the data stored on a system and makes it unreachable until a victim pays the ransom. Under this category may fall personal media files, important documents and other data that users usually put more value on.
ArcadeCake is an application developed by ArcadeCake LLC., that allows its users to play miscellaneous games right in the browser window. However, its functionality doesn’t end on providing gaming services, as ArcadeCake has side effects which include browser altering. ArcadeCake installs itself as a browser extension and then begins to spy on your in-browser activities. The data the application aims for includes web history, geolocation, and entered information. When collected enough, ArcadeCake adds commercial to the pages you visit.
SuperWeb is an application that is almost unanimously called a Potentially Unwanted Program and an adware that everyone should avoid having on the system. Infiltration of SuperWeb results in spoiling the browsing experience with various ads that will overflow content of web pages, posing users a challenge of evading clicking them. Not only these commercials prevent users from normal in-browser work, they also pose a certain threat to your system security.
People who have several email accounts may find Fast Email Checker a useful tool for managing them all. And that is exactly what the developers of the application are aiming for - to make a positive impression of their product on people. By doing this they make people believe that they are installing a handy utility while in reality it is an adware. Having Fast Email Checker on your computer means constantly seeing in-browser advertisements of all forms and content.
JohnyCryptor is yet another ransomware that has appeared recently. It was given its name after the email address that victims are given to contact the schemers. The appendix with the same address is added to the names of encrypted files. Though the ransomware is very much alike other threats of this type, it still has some peculiarities.
FiziPop virus is a malware that falls under the adware category. Though it is promoted as a browser extension that grants access to in-browser games, you should think twice before using it. Being ad-supported, the extension generates ads when a user makes a search query or opens a page. Annoying pop-ups and banners will block the content of a page and cause redirections on unwanted sources by a click or even by an attempt to close them.
The Bazzsearch.com may ease into users confidence by its attractive design that has nothing in excess - it looks like a normal search engine with a background image and a search bar. And though it makes an impression of a credulous domain, Bazzsearch.com is still marked as a malware of the browser hijacker type.
YTDownloader is a browser plug-in that was marked by many security experts as an adware and a potentially unwanted application. And here’s the reason why. YTDownloader is presented as an application developed by Goobzo Ltd., which allows its users to download videos from Youtube and then watch them offline.
eTogether is a collective name for two browser extensions - Search by eTogether and eTogether Start - that serve for several purposes, all of which are harmful, unfortunately. Combining the features of adware and browser hijacker threats, eTogether promotes third-party sources and thus brings profits to its developers. The extensions, after they settle down in a browser, change the home and new page to etogether.com, which is presented as a dating service, however using it results in redirections to pornographic sites.