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  • Remove the Power Cleaner 2018 PUP
    by Lawrence Abrams on September 8, 2018 at 12:57 am

    Power Cleaner 2018 PUP is a potentially unwanted program that states it scans Windows for Malware/Pup Threats, ways to Enhance System Performance, System/User Software Related issues, and Startup/Uninstall and User Items. When Power Cleaner 2018 scans a computer it will list a variety of detected issues, but state that you need to first purchase a license before you can fix them. My concern is that many of the issues that it detects are not what I feel would cause a problem on a computer.This article was published first at Remove the Power Cleaner 2018 PUP […]

  • Remove the Browsing Safely Chrome Extension
    by Lawrence Abrams on September 8, 2018 at 12:37 am

    Browsing Safely is a Chrome extension that has a description of "Allows performing safe online searches without adult related content. this extension changes your default search engine to Yahoo!". When installed, it states that it encrypts your searches so that you cannot be tracked.This article was published first at Remove the Browsing Safely Chrome Extension […]

  • Remove the Super Speedup 2018 PUP
    by Lawrence Abrams on August 27, 2018 at 10:17 pm

    Super Speedup 2018 PUP is a potentially unwanted program that states it scans Windows for Malware/Pup Threats, ways to Enhance System Performance, System/User Software Related issues, and Startup/Uninstall and User Items. When Super Speedup 2018 scans a computer it will list a variety of detected issues, but state that you need to first purchase a license before you can fix them. My concern is that many of the issues that it detects are not what I feel would cause a problem on a computer.This article was published first at Remove the Super Speedup 2018 PUP […]

  • Remove the Instagram2go PUP
    by Lawrence Abrams on August 27, 2018 at 10:02 pm

    Instagram2go is a potentially unwanted program that opens a window that displays the embedded Instagram site. What it does not tell you, though, is that when the program is executed it unpacks a Node.js application into the %Temp% folder that performs other unauthorized actions such as connecting to remote sites and tracking you via Google AnalyticsThis article was published first at Remove the Instagram2go PUP […]

  • Remove the SecuryBrowse Chrome Extension
    by Lawrence Abrams on August 27, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    SecuryBrowse is a Chrome extension that has a description of "Contextual Security Advisory based on browsing and search activity". When installed, will display alerts when you attempt to visit sites that are considered malicious in behavior or have malicious files. Unfortunately, it does this based on keywords, so if you search for "glass crack" it thinks you are looking for cracks for copyrighted software and displays an alert as shown below.This article was published first at Remove the SecuryBrowse Chrome Extension […]