These Tracking Cookies are text files that are used to track user surfing history. This particular
    cookie is a high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer
    and protect your privacy.

    ClickBank is a tracking cookie that is placed in your cookie file. Over 10,000 web businesses and
    100,000 web affiliates use ClickBank to promote ads. The website or affiliate earns a commission when
    the consumer purchases a product. Unfortunately, tracking cookies track your on-line browsing habits
    and purchases which violates your privacy. Any type of Tracking Cookie can be used and intercepted
    by third parties.

    This toolbar is considered as an Adware program. It is a direct marketing software product that allows
    coupon offers to the computer user. This program is listed as non-threatening at this time. However,
    like any add-on, it may or slow down the associated browser.

    This is listed as a virus, malware, tracking cookie combination. The banner advertising company has
    been accused of user profiling and they monitor personal information. DoubleClick (also referred to
    as is a tracking cookie that monitors your Internet activity as you surf the web. This
    information may be retrieved by its parent company, and used to generate email and pop-up
    advertisements while you surf the web. DoubleClick is related to Abacus Alliances, which owns
    databases of personally identifiable information about consumers and their spending habits.

    This is a toolbar and is considered as a PUP (potentially Unwanted Program). This type of program
    is installed when a user downloads a "Free" program that allows third party companies to place
    additional programs in the user's computer during the initial download. Additional Adware, Malware,
    and spyware may be downloaded at a later date as the original "Free" download's privacy policy does
    not cover what third party programs do.

    ErrorSmart is dangerous malware/rogue program. It uses misleading advertising online to attract
    victims. Error Smart is dangerous computer parasite. It disables legitimate security tools and installs
    other malwares. And then it reports the malwares to user, usually with along with request to pay for
    removal. ErrorSmart also loads exaggerated infection alerts with a purpose to scare people. Do not
    trust this application and remove it as soon as possible.

    This type of file is a cross of Adware and Malware. The Exploit.Drop.2 will slow your computer down
    as it continuously runs in the background. This program has also been know to steal passwords from
    your system. Exploit.Drop.2 may be hard to remove if proper steps are not taken as it is known to
    seed your files with copies of itself.

    Exploit:Java/CVE-2008 is a detection for malicious code that attempts to exploit a vulnerability in the
    Java Runtime Environment (JRE). The vulnerability may lead to the download and execution of
    arbitrary files in an affected system.

    This is listed as a severe threat, but no additional information is available at this time.

    Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-0094.A is the detection for files that exploit a vulnerability which affects the
    Java Runtime Environment(JRE) up to and including version 6 update 18. The vulnerability allows
    an unsigned Java applet to gain elevated privileges and potentially have unrestricted access to a
    host system, outside its "sand box" environment. The vulnerability can be exploited by malware to
    gain access to a user's computer to download and install malicious programs. The malware
    installation may occur when a malicious Java applet is executed by a vulnerable JRE. This scenario
    can occur when a user visits a malicious webpage that hosts such an applet. Note that a number of
    legitimate websites could be compromised or unwillingly host a malicious applet through advertising
    frames which could redirect to or host a malicious Java applet.

    This is a severe virus threat, no additional information is available at this time.

    Java/CVE-2010-0094 is a family of malicious Java applets stored within a Java Archive (.JAR) that
    attempts to exploit a vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) up to and including version
    6 update 18. The vulnerability allows an unsigned Java applet to gain elevated privileges and
    potentially have unrestricted access to a host system outside its "sandbox" environment. It is
    discussed in CVE-2010-0094.

    This is a severe threat level virus that exploits vulnerabilities in the JAVA Program. Although there is not a
    significant amount of information on this virus at this time, it is advisable to keep JAVA up to date.

    No additional information is available at this time.

    Technical Details are no available for this virus.

    When a user visits a website that contains this malicious PDF file from a computer that has a
    vulnerable version of Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader, security checks may be bypassed which
    allows arbitrary code execution.
    This is a Toolbar, Adware and PUP creator. A PUP is a Potentially Unwanted Program, these
    programs are downloaded because you accepted the Terms and Conditions of the toolbar.
    Babylon Toolbar provides a desktop applications platform which allows publishers to develop,
    maintain and publish their own applications or software (“Third Party Software”). Babylon Toolbar
    does not have any obligation to test Third Party Software and is not responsible for the
    appropriateness, completeness, stability or legality of any Third Party Software and you hereby
    waive any legal or equitable rights you have or may have against Babylon Toolbar with respect

    This is a severe Trojan infection and should be removed from your computer as quickly as
    possible. There is currently (as of 3/30/2012) no anti-malware program on the market that is
    capable of removing this infection. This virus will penetrate deep into the system32 files and
    registry entries, the two most crucial parts of the windows operating system. If you are not an
    advanced computer user, capable of editing registry files and light programming, then we
    recommended you contact your local computer technician.

    This is a trojan that communicates with a remote server to listen for commands from an attacker.
    The trojan monitors Skype communications, captures screen shots and may download and execute
    arbitrary files.

    Blue Mountain is a tracking cookie that monitors your Internet activity and gathers your personal
    information as you surf the web. This information may be retrieved by the parent company, without
    your consent.

    A Broken.OpenCommand is a broken registry file caused by a Malware program. Currently there
    is no additional information on which program causes this registry corruption.

    Burst Media is a spyware cookie that tracks your personal information and browsing habits, as you
    surf the web. This information can be retrieved by the parent company.
    To maintain your privacy, it is recommended that the cookie be removed.
    7FaSSt is an Internet Explorer toolbar with search functions.
    7FaSSt sends your search queries
    to, and may track your web surfing.

    This adware program displays pop-up/pop-under
    advertisements when the user is using the web

    An adware program that displays pop-up advertisements
    and adds a runkey to run at startup,
    and also modifies Windows system configuration in order
    to download more malware on to infected computer

    This is a Rogue Program designed to give the user a false set of viruses and registry errors
    in order to have the user purchase the product. Numerous reports have been filed that the
    program does not work at all after purchase and typical users are unable to remove the program.

    This is a tracking cookie. AdRevolver stores information pertaining to websites and sometimes
    specific websites that a user visits. Although not a severe threat, user's should use caution when
    allowing tracking cookies into their computer as you give third party rights so other companies can
    access this information. Any form of a tracking cookie poses a security threat.

    Adware.BHO can do many things, including tracking navigation and generating pop-up windows.
    This type of BHO can also act as a Trojan and is used to hijack the browser. Symptoms that an
    Adware.BHO has been installed include browser redirects and firewall alerts that a program wants
    to connect to the Internet. Another symptom is constant pop-up boxes with various types of
    advertisements in the browser.

    is a detection for an adware commonly installed as a Web browser helper object (BHO) along with
    other potentially unwanted applications like Adware:Win32/SmartAdsSolutions and
    Adware:Win32/BHO.G. These programs are known to deliver advertisements based on the user's
    Web surfing.

    Adware.Funweb is a very malicious item that designed to allow remote access to your computer to
    largely occupy precious system resource, trace your Internet habits to record/steal your personal

    This adware contains malicious code that allows remote access to your computer. Hackers canoccupy your
    system to perform malicious work using your IP Address, they can trace your Internethabits and steal your
    personal information.

    This is an Adware service plug-in that you, the user, sign up for. It is targeted as Adware based on the
    company’s privacy policy: We may share (1) automatic information we collect from the Plugin Service
    or the Site, including IP address and your web usage data as described above, and (2) aggregated
    information (i.e., information about you and other users collectively, but not specifically identifiable to
    you) with third parties and affiliated companies to develop and deliver targeted advertising through the
    Plugin Service, on our websites and on websites of third parties. Some of these advertisements may be
    displayed to you within existing webpages you are viewing. In addition, information from social media
    sites you visit may be used by us and our advertising partners to display targeted advertisements to

    We also may share aggregated information with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and
    investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. For example, we may tell our
    advertisers the number of visitors to our websites or users of the Plugin Service and the most popular
    features or services accessed.

    Personal Identifying Information: We may share user data with our parent, affiliate and subsidiary
    companies to provide you with information about a variety of products and services that might interest
    you. These companies will comply with this Privacy Policy and applicable privacy and security laws and,
    at a minimum, in any commercial e-mail they send to you, will give you the opportunity to choose not to
    receive such e-mail messages from that company in the future. Except for personal identifying
    information which may be automatically collected with non-personal web usage information as an
    incidental effect of the operation of the Plugin Service and not to identify you as an individual, personal
    identifying information may be shared with unaffiliated third parties only as described below.

    Adware.Hotbar is regarded as a PUP "potentially unwanted program".  This program delivers
    advertising content to the system. The program is capable of gathering information from the User
    files in order to build a profile of the user's browsing habits and purchases. Adware.Hotbar may
    use a lot of the system's resources as it works and can display numerous pop-up advertisements.
    The program usually is bundled with "freeware" programs like clocks, messengers, alerts,
    weather, etc.

    This malicious program was designed to allow remote access to your computer and occupy the
    system resources, trace your Internet habits, and steal your personal information.

    Adware.Potato and Adware.ClickPotato are the same. ClickPotato is an annoying adware targeting
    cinema lovers. Click Potato spreads via deceptive ads that offer watching the latest movies online.
    ClickPotato lurks on fraudulent websites that offer pirated movies. If a visitor wants to watch a movie,
    he is required to download a “video codec”. The video codec is actually the ClickPotato malware. It is
    dedicated to deliver unwanted advertisements. Some of them may lead to malicious or fraudulent
    websites. Even when the “codec” is installed, victims of this fraud still can’t watch any movie without
    the annoying advertisements. ClickPotato may also install a screensaver and it may change your
    home page.

    Adware.ShopperReports is a very malicious item that designed to allow remote access to your
    computer to largely occupy precious system resource, trace your Internet habits to record/steal
    your personal information.

    This is not a virus or a trojan. It is detected as a "potentially unwanted program." It is a comparative
    product analysis shopping tool. The application sends all the search keywords typed in any search
    engine to its servers. The main installer drops a DLL file generally in the folder "c:\program
    files\smartshopper\bin\(some version number)". This file is responsible for all the search keyword
    redirection. The DLL file can either be installed on its own or can be installed by an executable.
    There are different versions of such installers present.

    Adware:Win32/ArcadeWeb is a detection for advertising components that display advertisements
    and track anonymous usage information, in exchange for free online gaming experience from

    Adware:Win32/ClickPotato is a program that displays pop-up and notification-style advertisements
    based on the user's browsing habits. ClickPotato offers a free tool that allows users to access and
    search free streaming videos of popular films and TV shows.  The tool is a multi-component adware
    program designed to monitor a user’s online browsing behavior to deliver targeted advertising. It may
    also install components related to Win32/Hotbar and Win32/ShopperReport.

    is a detection for advertising components that display advertisements and track anonymous usage
    information, in exchange for a free online gaming experience. The installer creates registry entries so
    that it runs at every Windows start and as a Browser Helper Object (BHO) when Internet Explorer is
    opened. The program will create pop-up ads.

    Adware:Win32/Hotbar displays a dynamic toolbar and targeted pop-up ads based on its monitoring
    of web-browsing activity. Adware:Win32/Hotbar installs a browser toolbar that works in Internet Explorer
    6, 7, 8 and Firefox 3.6 and 4.0. The tool is a multi-component adware program designed to monitor
    user’s online browsing behavior to deliver targeted advertising. It also installs other adware
    components related to Win32/ClickPotato and Win32/ShopperReports. Hotbar also installs graphical
    skins for Internet Explorer, Outlook, and Outlook Express. It may collect user-related information and
    may silently download and run updates or other code from its servers.
    This malware consists of programming code that is designed to disrupt or deny operation, gather
    information that leads to loss of privacy or exploitation, or gain unauthorized access to system
    resources, or that otherwise exhibits abusive behavior. Severe slowing of computer operations
    and procedures is an indication that this or other malware is present in your system.

    This program is a PUP. The FastBrowserSearchToolbar is installed in a browser toolbar and
    creates advertising pop-ups when certain keywords are typed in the browser. This PUP is not
    considered harmful at this time, but like any malicious software, it has the potential to harm your

    This tracking cookie secretly installs itself in your computer without consent. With these sneaky
    spyware-like tactics, it has been labeled intrusive, annoying and can cause a world of problems.

    This adware contains malicious code that allows remote access to your computer. Hackers can
    occupy your system to perform malicious work using your IP Address, they can trace your Internet
    habits and steal your personal information.

    As the name implies, this malicious program pretends to be an anti-malware program. It is a Rogue
    Program that will promise to fix the fake malware that is not in the system. Once paid the program
    still will not work.

    Fraud.CleanUpAntivirus claims to be an antispyware tool. When it is installed to the computer it
    finds a lot of harmless entries in order to frighten the user and make him buy a license to get the
    issue fixed. This program is considered Scareware or Rogue Programs

Fraud.Defense Center:
    Fraud.Defense Center is a Rogue Program. It claims it will remove malware, however, it is unable
    to remove any malicious software. It tries to "mimic" other well-known programs in order to trick the
    user into purchasing the false-product. Fraud.Defense Center utilizes the same techniques that
    other rogue anti-spyware programs use. Once installed, the user will get misleading pop-ups
    requesting money in order to remove the "fake" malware it "supposedly" found.

    This is a Rogue Program, a fake system optimization tool. The program prevents users from using
    some computer applications. It also blocks the access to certain folders and claims that the data
    is corrupted. HDD Defragmenter pushes people into purchasing the program for repairing a
    computer but HDD Defragmenter is actually the only problem that has to be removed.

    This Malware program is generally downloaded by clicking a hyper-link on a website or email. In
    some cases the only indication that something is happening is a quick flash of the Command Box
    on the screen as the exe file activates. This program in most cases will bypass your antivirus
    screening. This same Malware program is also listed as a Trojan Virus and a Rogue Program. If
    the Fraud.Sysguard is on your system, disconnect immediately from the internet and run a
    spyware/malware scanning program. Restoring your system to a previous time has worked in
    certain cases.

    Security essentials 2010, also known as SE2010.exe, is the latest counterfeit anti-spyware
    software that endangers the world of computers. This is a clone of rogue security program called
    Internet Security 2010, Advanced Virus Remover. Security essentials 2010 is programmed to show
    infection alert even if it is not. It does this in order to scare the user into purchasing the fraudulent
    program. This is also known as a Rogue Program. This program will pop-up during your web
    browsing and resemble Windows Security Center. Once the user clicks on the box, sometimes
    anywhere within the pop-up, including the "X" that we all use to close new windows. DO NOT click on
    the pop-up window. Try Pressing Ctrl+W. This should close the window. If this does not work,
    immediately disconnect from the internet by unplugging the Ethernet cable or shutting off your wireless
    router. This will kill any potential downloads. Shut off your computer and wait 30 seconds. Turn the
    unit back on and perform a FULL virus scan before going back on-line.

    XP Antivirus 2008 (XPAntivirus 2008) is a new version of well known fake spyware cleaner. This
    program have aggressive behavior and deceptive advertising tactic. This program is a Rogue
    Program, otherwise known as Scareware as it displays false security warnings and/or bogus
    detection reports in order to frighten a user into buying the full version of their product.

Freeze.comNet.Assistant: is an adware site that plays the usual games: may track your
    searches on websites, then use this information to serve you popups and other ads. may also share your information with affiliates, send you emails, and put shortcuts on your desktop.

    Funwebproducts is a spyware program that is very difficult to remove once it is in your system. It
    updates itself and will download other adware and malware products. The program will create security
    holes in your computer’s defense system, cause numerous advertising pop-ups and slow down your
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