Archive forJanuary, 2019

Removal instructions for eSpeedDownload Search

What is eSpeedDownload Search? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that eSpeedDownload Search is a search hijacker. These so-called “hijackers” manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/242084-removal-instructions-for-espeeddownload-search/

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Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 7.2.7 has been released

AdwCleaner 7.2.7 has been released! This version brings overall improvements in various areas of the code and definitions. It’s likely the last one before the next major that is bringing changes we’ve been working on for quite a long time – stay tuned! The changelog for this version is available below: ## v7.2.7 [25/01/2019] ### […]

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Removal instructions for SecuryBrowse for Chrome

What is SecuryBrowse for Chrome? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SecuryBrowse for Chrome is a search hijacker. These so-called “hijackers” manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/242048-removal-instructions-for-securybrowse-for-chrome/

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Firefox 65.0 Released January 29, 2019

Version 65.0, first offered to Release channel users on January 29, 2019 We’d like to extend a special thank you to all of the new Mozillians who contributed to this release of Firefox! New Enhanced tracking protection: Simplified content blocking settings give users standard, strict, and custom options to control online trackers. A redesigned content […]

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Removal instructions for Quick Maps And Directions

What is Quick Maps And Directions? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Quick Maps And Directions is a browser hijacker. These so-called “hijackers” manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This one hijacks homepages and searchscopes. https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/241993-removal-instructions-for-quick-maps-and-directions/

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Removal instructions for DriverHive

What is DriverHive? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that DriverHive is a “driver updater”. These so-called “system optimizers” use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have problems. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these problems. More information can be found on our Malwarebytes Labs blog. […]

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Removal instructions for ExpressDirections

What is ExpressDirections? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that ExpressDirections is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that behaves like adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/241848-removal-instructions-for-expressdirections/

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Removal instructions for Search By Zooms

What is Search By Zooms? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Search By Zooms is a search hijacker. These so-called “hijackers” manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/241816-removal-instructions-for-search-by-zooms/

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Removal instructions for PowerGamesNetwork ads

What is PowerGamesNetwork ads? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that PowerGamesNetwork ads is a potentially unwanted program that behaves like adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/241782-removal-instructions-for-powergamesnetwork-ads/

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Removal instructions for Power Clean Pro 2019

What is Power Clean Pro 2019? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Power Clean Pro 2019 is a “system optimizer”. These so-called “system optimizers” use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have problems. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these problems. More information can be […]

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