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Computer parasites

Computer parasites are unsolicited malicious programs, which are installed to the system without user knowledge and consent. Most of these threats silently run in background, so you can't notice them. If you have running suspicious processes, strange toolbars in your web browser, changed system settings, undesirable pop-ups or your system runs too slowly and unstably, then there is a huge possibility that your computer is infected with some parasites.

Parasite functionality and payload may vary depending on its type and its author's intentions. Some malicious programs such as viruses, trojans or worms are designed to corrupt files and damage the entire system. Others like spyware, keyloggers or browser hijackers are primarily intended to violate user privacy by stealing his sensitive information like identity data, passwords or credit card numbers.

We provide thousands of different parasite descriptions divided into major categories. If you have a computer parasite problem, try to identify the threat and go deeply through our project to find its removal instructions. If you want to solve your problem easy way, then go to our antispyware reviews section and choose software by you needs. There are hundred up to date reviews on site, choose wisely, because there are lots of bad products in spyware theme. Dont waste your money. We advice you to use one of recommended software.

Newest parasites

PC Speed Clean

September 30th, 2014
What is PC Speed Clean? PC Speed Clean is a suspicious PC optimization tool that has been labeled as a potentially unwanted program. It is promoted as a valuable program that should help people get rid of unnecessary files, registry entries and errors that are slowing their PCs' speed. Yes, it does... More...

ZoomifyApp virus

September 30th, 2014
What is ZoomifyApp? ZoomifyApp is a browser add-on that promises to enhance user's browsing experience by enabling convenient online image zooming, PDF conversions, and easy social sharing. Even it may sound as a useful tool, especially when the service is offered for free, be aware that this program has already been categorized... More...

EnhanceTronic ads

September 30th, 2014
What is EnhanceTronic? EnhanceTronic is an adware-type program that may start initiating various pop-up ads, redirects and similar inconveniences during your browsing. If this program infiltrates your computer, you may start noticing these ads on each of your web browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc. In order to avoid it, start... More...

DATABASE OF COMPUTER PARASITES

Adware
WHAT IS ADWARE? Adware is any computer program that displays advertisements while the...
AOL parasites
WHAT IS AN AOL PARASITE? An AOL parasite is a malicious computer program designed to...
Backdoors
WHAT IS BACKDOOR? A backdoor is a malicious computer program or particular means that...
Browser Hijackers
WHAT IS A BROWSER HIJACKER? A browser hijacker is a malicious program, usually a web...
Browser Plugins
WHAT IS A BROWSER PLUGIN? A browser plugin (or plug-in) is a computer program that...
Carding
Credit card fraud. Carding programs and documents offers information and methods how to...
Corrupt websites
Corrupt websites are internet sites, that distribute malware or try to gather sensitive...
Cracks
Cracks are software created to modify other software. Usual purpose is to remove...
Dialers
WHAT IS A DIALER? A dialer is a program that uses a computer’s modem to...
Flooders
Flooders are the programs thats tries to overload a connection by sending various...
Keyloggers
WHAT IS A KEYLOGGER? A keylogger is a computer program that logs each keystroke a user...
Mail bombers
WHAT IS A MAIL BOMBER? A mail bomber is a computer program designed to flood user e-mail...
Malware
Malware are the programs which usually installs without user knowledge / consent and...
Network Management Tools
Network Management Tools are the programs which can log and examine network traffic,...
Nukers
WHAT IS A NUKER? A nuker is a malicious trojan alike computer program that carries a...
Ransomware
WHAT IS RANSOMWARE? Ransomware is a type of malicious computer software that threatens...
Remote Administration Tools
WHAT IS A REMOTE ADMINISTRATION TOOL? A remote administration tool (or RAT) is a program...
Rogue Antispyware
WHAT ARE ROGUE ANTISPYWARE Rogue Antispyware are parasites that mimic legitimate...
Sniffers
WHAT IS A SNIFFER? A sniffer, also known as a network analyzer, packet sniffer or...
SPAM tools
SPAM Tools are various programs created to work with huge amount of email addresses....
Spyware
WHAT IS SPYWARE? Spyware is any software designed to collect user personal information...
System tools
System Tools are legitimate programs that belong to the category of 'Potentially unwanted...
Trojans
WHAT IS A TROJAN? A trojan (or trojan horse) is a malicious computer program that is...
Viruses
WAYS OF INFECTION Viruses infect a computer without user knowledge and consent. There...
Worms
WHAT IS A WORM? A worm is a malicious self-replicating computer program designed to...

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