Potentially Unwanted Program

Surf Start Rogue Browser Extension screenshot

Surf Start Rogue Browser Extension

Surf Start is a rogue extension for Chrome that offers quick access to content related to surfing in your new tab page. However, one part of its functionality is not well disclosed in its description. The Chrome web... Read more

December 2, 2022
Should Handle Rogue Browser Extension Be Removed? screenshot

Should Handle Rogue Browser Extension Be Removed?

Handle is the name of a rogue browser extension for the Chrome browser. Being a rogue extension and a potentially unwanted application, it cannot be found on the official Chrome web store. This fact alone should tell... Read more

November 16, 2022
What Does Smilebox Tab Browser Extension Do? screenshot

What Does Smilebox Tab Browser Extension Do?

Smilebox Tab is a browser extension that is distributed through the Chrome Web Store. The extension does largely what its description states - it will change the content of your blank new tab in Chrome. Instead of... Read more

November 1, 2022
Secure Search Pro Rogue Browser Extension screenshot

Secure Search Pro Rogue Browser Extension

Secure Search Pro is a browser extension that is made to promote the securesearch.pro fake search engine. If you install Search Search Pro in your copy of Chrome, it will change your default search engine to the one... Read more

October 21, 2022
What does the NFT Tab Browser Extension do? screenshot

What does the NFT Tab Browser Extension do?

NFT Tab is the name of a rogue extension for Chrome that will function as a browser hijacker that promotes a fake search engine. NFT Tab is advertised as a convenient tool that gives you easy access to non-fungible... Read more

October 14, 2022
Never Trust the Fast PC Prof Rogue Optimizer screenshot

Never Trust the Fast PC Prof Rogue Optimizer

Fast PC Prof is the name of a rogue optimization program that works on Windows PCs. Rogue optimization applications are a subcategory of potentially unwanted applications or PUPs. PUPs themselves are a category of... Read more

September 27, 2022
Beware of the Cyber Shield Rogue Browser Extension screenshot

Beware of the Cyber Shield Rogue Browser Extension

Cyber Shield is the name of a rogue browser extension for Chrome that makes some very strange claims about its features. Rogue extensions can often function as browser hijackers or ad-supported apps and are classified... Read more

November 21, 2022
What is the Planty-Search Browser Extension? screenshot

What is the Planty-Search Browser Extension?

Planty-Search is the name of a browser extension that will install a fake search engine inside your browser and make it your browser's default. The extension's description states that it allows you to "search directly... Read more

November 11, 2022
Drop Rogue Browser Extension screenshot

Drop Rogue Browser Extension

Drop is the name of a rogue browser extension that, once installed in your browser, acts as adware. Rogue browser extensions and adware are both usually classified as potentially unwanted applications. This means they... Read more

October 27, 2022
What does the Multiple Account Rogue Extension do? screenshot

What does the Multiple Account Rogue Extension do?

Multiple Account is a rogue browser extension. According to its description, it allows users to store multiple cookies for the same site inside their browser, allowing to switch accounts for a particular website more... Read more

October 20, 2022
What Does The Vigua.a Detection Identifier Do? screenshot

What Does The Vigua.a Detection Identifier Do?

Vigua.a is the string used by Windows Defender to identify a potentially malicious, unwanted or problematic file. As with many detections that may trigger on your system, the Vigua.a is a generic type of detection.... Read more

October 5, 2022
What is Chromnius Browser? screenshot

What is Chromnius Browser?

Chromnius is the name of a browser that may be installed on your system through bundle installers. The obvious association sought by the name used by Chromnius is with the Chromium-based family of browsers. What you... Read more

September 26, 2022
Hotcleaner Rogue Browser Extension Hijacks Internet Settings screenshot

Hotcleaner Rogue Browser Extension Hijacks Internet Settings

Hotcleaner is the name of a rogue browser extension for the Chrome browser. Extensions of this type are classified as rogue and potentially unwanted software. This is due to the fact that they often function as... Read more

November 16, 2022
Multicheck Checkbox Checker Rogue Browser Extension Pushes Adware screenshot

Multicheck Checkbox Checker Rogue Browser Extension Pushes Adware

Multicheck Checkbox Checker is the tongue-twister name of a rogue browser extension that behaves like adware. The extension's advertised purpose is to allow the user to check dozens of interface checkboxes inside... Read more

November 9, 2022
What is the TenBrowser and Can it be Trusted? screenshot

What is the TenBrowser and Can it be Trusted?

TenBrowser is the name of a standalone browser application that is offered through the Microsoft Store. In fact, visiting the browser's home page and clicking the Download button will open up the Microsoft Store by... Read more

October 25, 2022
Why you Can't Trust the Multi-searches.com Fake Search Engine screenshot

Why you Can't Trust the Multi-searches.com Fake Search Engine

Multi-searches dot com is a fake search engine that is promoted through a Chrome browser extension with the same name. Installing Multi-searches will result in your blank new tab being changed to a different search... Read more

October 14, 2022
How to deal with Caypnamer Detection screenshot

How to deal with Caypnamer Detection

Caypnamer is the name of a detection provided by Windows Defender than users have been seeing and were getting worried about. The full detection name for the threat as it is recognized and picked up by Windows... Read more

October 5, 2022
AnswerPCAP is a Rogue Optimization App screenshot

AnswerPCAP is a Rogue Optimization App

AnswerPCAP is the name of a potentially unwanted application that falls into the subcategory of rogue optimization tools or apps. Potentially unwanted apps are a category of software that fills the void between... Read more

September 15, 2022