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How to Remove Bueno Search

by News Editor on September 9th, 2014 in Security Tips. is a browser add-on, which claims to provide you with the most comprehensive and easy to use search tool possible.  Once installed it will add the BuenoSearch Toolbar to your browser, change your homepage, and set your default search engine to BuenoSearch.

We have just released a new version update for our award-winning antivirus, Ad-Aware 11. Version 11.3 is packed with features that will enhance your security level against malicious threats. Don't forget to ensure that your Ad-Aware software is up-to-date and get the best protection for your computer.

It’s back-to-school season and a great time to give your family computer a security overhaul. Educating your children to practice safe computing may be hard since continuous monitoring is required.

With data dreaches and hacking occuring more often than ever, it's important to pay more attention to our online security's well-being.

How to Remove Price Chop

by News Editor on September 3rd, 2014 in Security Tips.

Price Chop is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) typically used for all common web browsers that pretends to be helpful and user-friendly during your online shopping. Price Chop displays pop-up ads and offers related to your web browsing habits on the website that you are visiting.

How to Remove Movie Master

by News Editor on September 3rd, 2014 in Security Tips.

Movie Master by Green Fire Software is a free application which adds a small button ‘Lights Off!’/’Lights On!’ to video sites (like YouTube etc.). It “allows you to toggle the lights on or off” – meaning, when applicable, it shows you a switch button that hides intrusive ads or other content, to allow you fully enjoy a video you are currently watching. or Rocket Search is a browser helper object which is based on the same engine as Google Chrome. If it was downloaded from the official site Rocket Browser should not make any changes on other browsers. If your default search engine or start page was changed to, you should check what programs you have recently installed.

Internet Helper Toolbar is Browser Helper Object that pretends it is very helpful and user-friendly toolbar for browsing the web. Once installed it will change your browser homepage to, and set your default search engine to Internet Helper Customized Web Search. Internet Helper Toolbar is a potentially unwanted application, which can collect information about users and their browsing behavior.

How to Remove AnySend

by News Editor on August 21st, 2014 in Security Tips.

AnySend by ClickMeIn is an online service that allows you to send files or folders of “unlimited size to anywhere faster for free”. Even though it is no doubt a good application, however some of ClickMeIn partners are using dishonest tactics into tricking users to install the product.

This program can be distributed by bundling to free software using pay-per-install marketing method; so it may sneak to your PC as a part of another installation without you noticing this.

We have great news for our valued Ad-Aware customers! This September, Lavasoft is going toolbar-less! Our new signature product, Web Companion will be keeping your keeping your favourite browsers clean, fast & safe from potential threats.

There will be no more annoying toolbars or extensions to be installed, just a lightweight security application that will offer the same powerful in-line protection against malicious URLs and web-based threats.

Identity thieves use low-tech methods such as stealing your wallet or even eavesdropping at key moments as well as sophisticated Internet scams to rob people of their sensitive personal data.

That's why it's critical to closely protect any documents, banking cards, or sensitive numbers that can be used by thieves for their personal gain — whether you're at home, out and about in public, or surfing the Web.

The BrowserSafeguard by iBryte is a program that claims it protects your internet connection from unwanted and malicious activity. BrowserSafeguard.exe is designed to protect its bundled programs and make sure they remain installed or unchanged by other third party programs. Besides that it is capable of changing your proxy settings.

You may see a BrowserSafeguard.exe process in your Task Manager and a browser safeguard icon in your computer tray. It always runs at the startup of your computer.

Snap.Do developed by ReSoft LTD. is a tool that changes browser’s Home page and your default search engine to in IE, Mozilla and Chrome. Wikipedia mentions Snap.Do in its article about browser hijacking.