Potentially Unwanted Program

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
Pro Acceleration of PC is a Rogue Optimization Tool screenshot

Pro Acceleration of PC is a Rogue Optimization Tool

Pro Acceleration of PC is a potentially unwanted application that falls into the category of rogue optimization applications. Potentially unwanted applications are a category of software that exists somewhere... Read more

August 15, 2022
Is MinimalLight A Trusted App? screenshot

Is MinimalLight A Trusted App?

MinimalLight is the name of a browser extension for Chrome. It claims to provide "high contrast" or "dark mode" functionality. It does have that ability, but a closer look at the extension's own website and the... Read more

June 28, 2022
Secure Color Search PUP screenshot

Secure Color Search PUP

Secure Color Search is the name of a browser extension that claims to have useful capabilities but has a few undisclosed additions that go along with them. Secure Color Search is meant to allow the user to click on... Read more

June 17, 2022
Tuning Videos PUP screenshot

Tuning Videos PUP

Tuning Videos is a browser extension for Chrome. It is listed on the Chrome web store but is also commonly distributed through bundling and bundle installers. The extension can change the color temperature, hue,... Read more

June 2, 2022
Cricket Start Messes Up Browser Settings screenshot

Cricket Start Messes Up Browser Settings

Cricket Start is the name of a potentially unwanted program that behaves like a browser hijacker. Potentially unwanted programs fill the gray space between legitimate applications and more dangerous malware. While a... Read more

May 13, 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
Getmut Cleaner PUP screenshot

Getmut Cleaner PUP

Getmut Cleaner is a potentially unwanted application that is presented as a system optimization tool on its website. The reality is that Getmut Cleaner's installer is identified as a potentially unwanted program by a... Read more

July 7, 2022
What is the ClientPcSpeedup Rogue Optimization App? screenshot

What is the ClientPcSpeedup Rogue Optimization App?

ClientPcSpeedup is the generic detection name used by antivirus software to flag a specific type of potentially unwanted app, namely - rogue optimization apps. Potentially unwanted apps are a gray area in software... Read more

June 22, 2022
What is the Fit Video Display PUP? screenshot

What is the Fit Video Display PUP?

Fit Video Display is a browser extension for Chrome. It has a listing on the Chrome web store but is also commonly distributed using bundle installers. The extension can change the color temperature, saturation, hue,... Read more

June 6, 2022
VoltageTask PUP screenshot

VoltageTask PUP

VoltageTask is the name given to a piece of potentially unwanted software. It can be found installed on Mac computers. VoltageTask shares some similarities with browser hijackers. It can quietly inject ads into the... Read more

May 20, 2022
How to Avoid News-jarowu.cc Pop-Ups screenshot

How to Avoid News-jarowu.cc Pop-Ups

News-jarowu dot cc is a misleading website. The domain name is simply a random string of letters appended after the word "news". The website is designed with one purpose in mind - to trick the visitor into clicking... Read more

May 11, 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
Removal of Courage Browser screenshot

Removal of Courage Browser

Courage browser is the name of a rogue browser application. Similar applications are usually classified as potentially unwanted programs, as they fill in the gap between legitimate software and fully-featured and more... Read more

July 6, 2022
Highpotencysoftware.com Pushes PUP Extension screenshot

Highpotencysoftware.com Pushes PUP Extension

Highpotencysoftware dot com is the domain name of a misleading website that attempts to install a browser extension that exhibits all signs of a potentially unwanted program. When visitors land on Highpotencysoftware... Read more

June 17, 2022
What is Moviety PUP? screenshot

What is Moviety PUP?

Moviety is a Chrome browser extension that claims it will enhance your movie-watching experience and show you useful results for any movie you search. In reality, Moviety exhibits signs typical for both potentially... Read more

June 3, 2022
Reuse Tab PUP Proves To Be Useless screenshot

Reuse Tab PUP Proves To Be Useless

A Chrome browser extension called "Reuse Tab" promises to allow the user to save URLs for fast access. In reality, what it does is act like adware and display unwanted advertising in the browser. Reuse Tab will ask... Read more

May 17, 2022
How to Stop Scanoclean Pop-Ups screenshot

How to Stop Scanoclean Pop-Ups

Scanoclean is a misleading domain and website. Its sole purpose is to coax visitors into allowing notifications. This will lead to the website sending push notifications and causing pop-up ads to display in your... Read more

May 11, 2022