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.


Unwanted programs these days are also considered as a threat that can cause harm on the computer. One example is Adware:Win32/Kraddare!rfn that is identified by Microsoft Defender Antivirus as malicious. Alternative security applications are also capable of detecting this threat, but their scanners might provide a different alias or name.


Adware:Win32/Coupons is a detection for malicious browser extension that allegedly provide coupons, deals, promos, and savings to web users. The problem with this kind of adware is, it requires installation of the endorsed program in order for users to have access to different online coupons portal.


PUA:Win32/GetNow is a detection for malicious program that runs on computer and even network environment. Software detected as this has poor reputation and therefore, computer security experts do not advise installing it or if so, removal is highly recommended. PUA:Win32/GetNow is a potentially unwanted application that can install additional threat coming from a remote server …

PUA:Win32/GetNow Read More »


ScrSnap is a computer virus that executes different malicious actions on the computer. Several antivirus program identifies the relevant file Scrsnap.exe as a Trojan, while other security applications identifies the application ScrSnap as potentially unwanted program (PUP).


PUA:Win32/SpeedingUpMyPC is a detection for several potentially unwanted applications that asserts to improve PC performance by providing different kinds of features like disk cleaner, junk file remover, fixing driver error, registry fixer, and so on.


PUA:Win32/CCleaner is a detection for a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that can have negative effect on the computer once installed. Normally, programs detected as PUA:Win32/CCleaner are those apps that are integrated to legitimate software.


BrowserModifier:Win32/Prifou is a generic detection for threat that attacks widely used internet program like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, or Edge. If a browser extension, plug-in, or add-on is identified as BrowserModifier:Win32/Prifou, it means that the said application possesses security risks and immediate removal of this threat is recommended.


BrowserModifier:JS/Adrozek.A is a generic detection for malicious program that infects internet programs like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer. As the name suggests, this virus is able to make unnecessary adjustments to internet program’s settings including homepage, start-up page, and search engine.


App:Miner_FakeMicrosoft is a detection for malicious program that is distributed by associated Trojan. Attackers are combining App:Miner_FakeMicrosoft to maliciously modified versions of popular apps that computer users may download from illegitimate sites and online sources.


Adware:Win32/Snoozer.A is a detection for unwanted computer program that has sole intention of overriding internet browser settings. In the event that computer is infected with Adware:Win32/Snoozer.A, users may encounter different irregularities on the browser. Homepage and search settings may have a new default setup that ignores web user’s preference.