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  • Google Chrome User Rewards Scam Image

    Remove the Google Chrome User Rewards Scam

    The Google Chrome User Rewards is a browser based advertisement that states that you have been selected by Google to win an iPhone Xs or Samsung Galaxy S9. In order to claim this prize, though, you first need to finish a survey and then provide all of your contact information. As this ad is not from Google and it is not known what the submitted information is used for, I would strongly advise that you do not enter any persona...

  • StreamHDNow Adware Chrome Extension Image

    Remove the StreamHDNow Adware Chrome Extension

    StreamHDNow is a Chrome extension that displays advertisements on web pages that you visit. When the advertisements are displayed they will be labeled as "StreamHDNow"....

  • Your Flash Player could be out of date Scam Image

    Remove the Your Flash Player could be out of date Scam

    A common scam web site is one that states "Your Flash Player could be out of date " and then prompts you to download an update manager from the site. This update manager is just an adware bundle that will install unwanted programs on the computer. ...

  • You've made the 5-billionth search Image

    Remove the You've made the 5-billionth search Advertisement

    The "You've made the 5-billionth search" page is an web browser advertisement that states you have made the 5-billionth search and have won a prize, which you can only get by providing your contact information. This page is just being used to collect personal information from you such as email address and home addresses. While it not known what this information is used for, it could be used to send you spam, identity theft, o...

  • Google Chrome Critical Error Tech Support Scam Image

    Remove the Google Chrome Critical Error Tech Support Scam

    The Google Chrome Critical Error tech support scam is a tech support scam that pretends to be a security warning from Google Chrome. This notification will state that your computer is under attack, that someone is trying to steal your banking info, and that your computer's network connection has been blocked. The scammers then tell the user to call a listed phone number to receive help. As this is just a scam and the site has...

  • Power Speedup 2018 PUP Image

    Remove the Power Speedup 2018 PUP

    Power Speedup 2018 PUP is a potentially unwanted program that states it scans Windows for Malware/Pup Threats, ways to Enhance System Performance, System/User Software Related issues, and Startup/Uninstall and User Items. When Power Speedup 2018 scans a computer it will list a variety of detected issues, but state that you need to first purchase a license before you can fix them. My concern is that many of the issues that it ...

  • Microsoft Windows Notification Tech Support Scam Image

    Remove the Microsoft Windows Notification Tech Support Scam

    The Microsoft Windows Notification tech support scam that displays a popup that pretends to be a Microsoft notification. This notification will state that your computer is infected and was locked. The scammers then tell the user to call a listed phone number to receive help. As this is just a scam and the site has no idea what is running on your computer, you should not call any listed number....

  • My Sys Mechanic PUP Image

    Remove the My Sys Mechanic PUP

    My Sys Mechanic PUP is a potentially unwanted program that states it scans Windows for Malware/Pup Threats, ways to Enhance System Performance, System/User Software Related issues, and Startup/Uninstall and User Items. When My Sys Mechanic scans a computer it will list a variety of detected issues, but state that you need to first purchase a license before you can fix them. My concern is that many of the issues that it detect...

  • YOUR COMPUTER WAS LOCKED Tech Support Scam Image

    Remove the YOUR COMPUTER WAS LOCKED Tech Support Scam

    The Your Computer was locked tech support scam is a browser based scam that tries to trick people into thinking that their computer is infected and that their computer was locked. They then tell the user to call a listed phone number to receive help. As this is just a scam and the site has no idea what is running on your computer, you should not call any listed number....

  • Power Cleaner 2018 PUP Image

    Remove the Power Cleaner 2018 PUP

    Power Cleaner 2018 PUP is a potentially unwanted program that states it scans Windows for Malware/Pup Threats, ways to Enhance System Performance, System/User Software Related issues, and Startup/Uninstall and User Items. When Power Cleaner 2018 scans a computer it will list a variety of detected issues, but state that you need to first purchase a license before you can fix them. My concern is that many of the issues that it ...

  • Browsing Safely Chrome Extension Image

    Remove the Browsing Safely Chrome Extension

    Browsing Safely is a Chrome extension that has a description of "Allows performing safe online searches without adult related content. this extension changes your default search engine to Yahoo!". When installed, it states that it encrypts your searches so that you cannot be tracked....

  • Super Speedup 2018 PUP Image

    Remove the Super Speedup 2018 PUP

    Super Speedup 2018 PUP is a potentially unwanted program that states it scans Windows for Malware/Pup Threats, ways to Enhance System Performance, System/User Software Related issues, and Startup/Uninstall and User Items. When Super Speedup 2018 scans a computer it will list a variety of detected issues, but state that you need to first purchase a license before you can fix them. My concern is that many of the issues that it ...

  • Instagram2go PUP Image

    Remove the Instagram2go PUP

    Instagram2go is a potentially unwanted program that opens a window that displays the embedded Instagram site. What it does not tell you, though, is that when the program is executed it unpacks a Node.js application into the %Temp% folder that performs other unauthorized actions such as connecting to remote sites and tracking you via Google Analytics...

  • SecuryBrowse Chrome Extension Image

    Remove the SecuryBrowse Chrome Extension

    SecuryBrowse is a Chrome extension that has a description of "Contextual Security Advisory based on browsing and search activity". When installed, will display alerts when you attempt to visit sites that are considered malicious in behavior or have malicious files. Unfortunately, it does this based on keywords, so if you search for "glass crack" it thinks you are looking for cracks for copyrighted software and displays an ale...

  • Power PC Care 2018 PUP Image

    Remove the Power PC Care 2018 PUP

    Power PC Care 2018 PUP is a potentially unwanted program that states it scans Windows for Malware/Pup Threats, ways to Enhance System Performance, System/User Software Related issues, and Startup/Uninstall and User Items. When Power PC Care 2018 scans a computer it will list a variety of detected issues, but state that you need to first purchase a license before you can fix them. My concern is that many of the issues that it ...

  • MediaGet PUP Image

    Remove the MediaGet PUP

    MediaGet is an potentially unwanted program, or PUP, that allows you to download copyrighted software through torrents. When installed, this PUP will configure your computer to use a proxy, change browser settings, or perform other unwanted behavior....

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