Iminent toolbar is a malicious browser application that should be avoided. It acts as a browser hijacker causing typical for this kind of threat alterations in browser. The most visible are change of the main page and search engine and adding a toolbar on the top edge of the browser window. The toolbar look rather handy especially for those who want to widen the collection of smileys and emoji for social networks. Following the official description the icons can be inserted into Facebook, Webmail, etc. chats. However entertaining it seems, before using Iminent toolbar you should ask yourself, if this worth the disadvantages the toolbar as well brings. With the hijacker operating you actions on the Internet will be repeatedly interrupted with redirections to search.iminent.com page and other doubtful domains.
SpeedMaxPC is a program that can be easily mistaken for a registry cleaner and an optimization tool, however it can be without exaggeration classified as a rogue application, which means it should be dealt with correspondingly. As the promotional campaign says SpeedMaxPC is developed to grant its users all tools needed for fixing system errors and boosting the system speed. The interface of SpeedMaxPC is also thought out to look like a GUI of a legitimate program, however that’s where the resemblance comes to an end. Unfortunately, the words of SpeedMaxPC developers are empty and the program is not capable of solving any of the system problems, on the contrary, the application add headache to its user.
The error ‘The device cannot start (Code 10)’ is an error related to Device Manager issues. This is important to know, because if you receive an error with code 10 in the situation which doesn’t involve devices’ operating, then it is another error which couldn’t be fixed with the instructions of this article. The error may be received after or when you update software, installing drivers, or try to interact with the accessible devices. Sometimes drivers add its identifier to the registry value, and when the error occurs it will have a specified message text that would help you to determine what device causes problems.
V9.com is the page that is used for redirections to by the browser hijacker of the same name. A browser affected by this malware will repeatedly redirect user to v9.com/us page. As you can see below, the page itself is made as a search page with ads of shopping and dating services and links to entertaining sites and in-browser games. The idea of putting the additional links to the search page sound convenient, however it’s a trick V9 uses to make people visit promoting sites working on revenue-per-click scheme.
Wajam is a search enhancing application also known as WNetEnhance, WajWebEnhance, and WajaNetEn. It is a program of bad records, since the only thing it brings with itself is ads displayed on shopping sources and sites of social networks. The adware reconfigures browsers so that they would exploit a proxy server to add commercials on viewed pages. The content of these ads will be tuned so it would coincide with the products of the current page.
CryptoWall is the name of a malicious program that is designed to encrypt victim’s files, so that its developers could demand ransom for their retrieval. The ransomware aims for the most popular file types and is able to infiltrate any version of Windows, whether it is Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10. The detected files will be encrypted with the RSA ciphering, making these files inaccessible. With the encryption of the last file CryptoWall displays a window with the note that suggests the ransom details.
TornTv hijacker is the threat that is closely connected with the Torn TV service which gave a name to the hijacker. The service declares that it allows users to watch TV shows online and download favourite episodes. Aside from standard affecting the web browsing like causing redirections to the TornTV repeatedly. It may beside change the main page and default search to the pages related to the hijacker. The danger the TornTv poses to the system is higher that it may seem. The reason is that the threat is spread with Bifrose backdoor virus.
AddLyrics description is full of attractive promises - it says that this free application allows its users to find and associate lyrics with any song on YouTube. Though it looks like a great possibility to make YouTube also a karaoke service, AddLyrics doesn’t have any good effect on watching videos or on Internet browsing in whole. The program misleads users by offering the beneficial options, however, it is not created with the aim of helping people. The general point of creating adware applications is raising money by cooperating with third parties and promoting their sites.
AdProtect is a program that claims to operate as an anti-spyware, though on further investigation it appears to be a rogue application. It get installed on systems bypassing the defenses and acts as a reliable tool. At least, at the start. The tool itself initiates a fake malware scan, which unfailingly ends in a number of security alerts. These notifications are generated and have nothing in common with real situation - AdProtect detects system problems and malware issues even on new machines. The developers of AdProtect suppose to scare users and persuade them to buy a full version of the application, so that the problems could be solved.