Potentially Unwanted Program

Myhoroscopepro Potentially Unwanted App screenshot

Myhoroscopepro Potentially Unwanted App

My Horoscope Pro is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), a type of software that, while not inherently malicious, can have undesirable and potentially harmful effects on your computer. It operates as... Read more

April 15, 2024
Metatogger Music Collection PUA screenshot

Metatogger Music Collection PUA

While exploring websites offering counterfeit "cracked" software, our researchers stumbled upon an installer containing the Metatogger Music Collection PUA (potentially unwanted application). This installation package... Read more

April 1, 2024
ProcesserCache is a Potentially Deceptive Application Found on MacOS Computers screenshot

ProcesserCache is a Potentially Deceptive Application Found on MacOS Computers

ProcesserCache, categorized as adware, infiltrates MacOS computers with its intrusive advertisements and potential data collection practices. Users encountering ProcesserCache should exercise caution due to its... Read more

February 7, 2024
Why You Shouldn't Trust the Chromstera PUP screenshot

Why You Shouldn't Trust the Chromstera PUP

In the course of our investigation into potentially malicious websites, our research team stumbled upon a troubling discovery: the Chromstera browser. This application, we found, is rooted in Chromium, an open-source... Read more

August 22, 2023
MacOS Computers Vulnerable To 'UnitinItiator' Potentially Unwanted Program That Loads Annoying Ads screenshot

MacOS Computers Vulnerable To 'UnitinItiator' Potentially Unwanted Program That Loads Annoying Ads

UnitinItiator is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that is categorized as adware. Such an app or adware threat can affect MacOS computers, where it may bombard them with several advertisements, site redirects, or... Read more

April 14, 2023
SAntivirusWD.exe Detection screenshot

SAntivirusWD.exe Detection

SAntivirusWD.exe is a component of SAntivirus software, which is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The program is notorious for using fraudulent tactics to dupe users into purchasing its premium... Read more

April 12, 2023
PUP.FileZilla screenshot

PUP.FileZilla

FileZilla is the name of a legitimate FTP file transfer client. However, even though the application has a standalone version that is free of unwanted addons or potentially unwanted applications, there are instances... Read more

April 3, 2024
Searchify PUP screenshot

Searchify PUP

During our investigation into deceptive websites, our research team uncovered the Searchify Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA). The nomenclature of this rogue software is borrowed from a legitimate online tool... Read more

March 6, 2024
What is Smsf.dylib & How It Affects Your MacOS Computer screenshot

What is Smsf.dylib & How It Affects Your MacOS Computer

Smsf.dylib emerges as a suspicious process within MacOS systems, causing alarm among users due to its unknown origin and potential malicious activities. Found predominantly in library or framework directories, its... Read more

December 20, 2023
What is the MediaArena Potentially Unwanted Application? screenshot

What is the MediaArena Potentially Unwanted Application?

The detection of PUA:Win32/MediaArena indicates the presence of malicious software that aims to take control of both the computer system and internet browser application. This type of threat can come in the form of a... Read more

May 15, 2023
Beware of Quick Driver Updater Rogue Optimization App screenshot

Beware of Quick Driver Updater Rogue Optimization App

Quick Driver Updater is a potentially unwanted program that claims to scan your computer for outdated drivers and offer updated drivers for detected components. However, it uses deceptive tactics to trick users into... Read more

April 12, 2023
What is Player Location Check Mac? screenshot

What is Player Location Check Mac?

Player Location Check is a geolocation plugin developed by GeoComply, a provider of geolocation compliance technology used by the gaming industry. It is widely trusted and usually works without any issues. However, it... Read more

January 20, 2023
Cpverify PUP screenshot

Cpverify PUP

Cpverify is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that inserts advertisements into the websites you visit and redirects your browser's search queries. It functions as a malicious program, taking control of your... Read more

April 3, 2024
Softcnapp Potentially Unwanted Application screenshot

Softcnapp Potentially Unwanted Application

PUA:Win32/Softcnapp is a detection used by Windows Defender. PUAs or potentially unwanted applications may not be inherently malicious, but they exhibit behavior that can compromise the user experience or pose... Read more

February 12, 2024
The Potentially Unwanted Program Artificius Could be A Computer Threat screenshot

The Potentially Unwanted Program Artificius Could be A Computer Threat

The Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) known as Artificius poses a significant computer threat, operating as a rogue browser based on the Chromium open-source project. Exhibiting typical characteristics of browser... Read more

December 14, 2023
Dock2Master - A Potentially Unwanted Application That May Generate Ads screenshot

Dock2Master - A Potentially Unwanted Application That May Generate Ads

Dock2Master is a type of program that is considered unwanted due to its malicious behavior. Once installed, it has the ability to inject advertisements into websites you are browsing and even redirect your browser's... Read more

April 20, 2023
MFResident.exe Detection screenshot

MFResident.exe Detection

The appearance of MFResident.exe file on a user's computer without their knowledge may be associated with a questionable software application named iMyFone, according to security researchers. iMyFone is a potentially... Read more

April 12, 2023
What is Hetapugs? screenshot

What is Hetapugs?

Hetapugs is a browser hijacker – a form of software that adds itself onto your browsing program without your permission or knowledge. It disrupts your web browsing experience by replacing your search engine tool with... Read more

December 21, 2022
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