Adware

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.

BrowserModifier:JS/Adrozek.A

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

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

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.

Adware:Win32/DealPly!MSR

Adware:Win32/DealPly!MSR is a detection for potentially unwanted program that can produce various kind of unnecessary advertisements on the computer. This threat belongs to a family of adware that has long history of attacking browser programs like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari.

Win32\Vigram.A

Program:Win32\Vigram.A refers to a potentially unwanted program that produces different types of annoying actions on the computer. It can interfere with browser experience of computer user by redirecting the browser pages to different predefined URL and also pop-ups aggressive advertisements to force web users into visiting partner’s and client’s websites.

PUA:Win32/Rostplay

PUA:Win32/Rostplay is a generic detection for a potentially unwanted application. This discovery covers a broad computer threat that commonly enters the computer without the permission from users. PUA:Win32/Rostplay infection can cause different kinds of computer issues especially aggressive pop-up advertisements and persistent redirects on internet browser application.

Program:Win32/Contebrew.A!ml

If Microsoft security applications such as Windows Defender and MS Security Essentials identified a threat named Program:Win32/Contebrew.A!ml, it only denotes that there is an unwanted program currently installed on the computer.

App:RelevantKnowledge

App:RelevantKnowledge is a detection for a group of adware that can penetrate a computer using several deceptive method. First and probably the most successful distribution method for App:RelevantKnowledge is through software bundles.

Adware.MAC.Generic.12722

Adware.MAC.Generic.12722 is a detection for unwanted software that can penetrate the computer in a manner that are unexpected by Mac users. Typically, this threat is bundled to freeware and shareware that web users can acquire from unreliable sources such as malicious file-sharing networks, distrusted file-downloading sites, and dubious ad campaign.

Adware:Win32/Unwaders.A!ml

Adware:Win32/Unwaders.A!ml is a detection for computer adware that shows unruly advertisements on the infected computer. This threat usually penetrates the computer is several ways including malicious ad campaign and software bundling method.