Silver Sparrow for Mac OS is categorized as potentially unwanted application (PUA). Its entry on the computer is often without permission from user. By using different tricky techniques, makers of Silver Sparrow app were able to persuade web users into accessing the carrier of this malicious browser extension.
Adware are computer programs that normally setup inside the system with minimal consent from the user. In most instances, adware purports to be a useful application that has sole intention of gaining profit in various ways. Adware is usually deployed through the use of third-party programs.
ProtocolPort is a threat for browser application that is operating on Mac OS environment. Its objective is to redirect the browser to a custom search engine and utilize it as the new default setup. While ProtocolPort is in command of the search, web user may not be able to attain the same informative search result.
AthenaSearch is a suspicious application for Mac and in accordance with its description; it can improve on-line search and user browsing experience. However, there are reports that this program implements a forced entry on the Mac computer and imposes its features on the Internet browser program.
Several web installation program are the common means for RunningUpdater to be incorporated on the Mac computer. Though, in order to carry out with unnoticed and full installation, the initiator file must be executed by users and to accomplish this, said applet is deployed in various ways and on different online locations.
Browser redirects and pop-ups are normally caused by adware infection that is interfering with the internet browser program. The adware is also the culprit for making the homepage to open up on an unwanted web address and search engine.
PostiveSearchGuide may appear like a valid search engine at first look. But behind it is a malevolent intent of adware makers to exploit victim’s browser application to illicitly gain online profit. It was made to purposely issue advertisements and paid links on the browser pages.
Adware is a type of malware that infects computers by changing browser configuration in order to display advertisements or pop-ups. One example of adware infecting Mac computers is called ApolloSearch app. Once installed, the most noticeable change in the Mac computer is the strange performance of the internet browser program.
ExploreActivity app is an adware that purport to be a useful browser extension that enhance users browsing experience by providing fast online searches and providing accurate results. However, since it is a type of potentially unwanted application (PUA), it often delivers intrusive and malicious advertising campaigns.
VideoBoxApp app is a known form of Mac adware, that is also considered as potentially unwanted application (PUA). It runs on the Mac computer to display intrusive advertisements and pop-ups on browser application like Safari or Google Chrome. Unwanted application like VideoBoxApp are installed on the computer without the Mac user’s permission.
AnalyzerDivision app pretends to be a valid browser extension for Mac. It assures to improve browsing and search experience of internet users. Hence, there are some downsides in having AnalyzerDivision on the browser and computer security experts found out that it belongs to the adware family.