30tab.com is a website, that is used by browser hijackers to modify settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. After infection, this page is installed as a new tab, homepage and default search engine in major browsers. Hijacker also alters browser shortcuts on the users desktop and creates Group Policies, that won’t allow removing 30tab.com. This search engine called 30Tab Safe Navigation, or 30Tab Search results by Google redirects user queries to Google Custom Search. Information that user types in the search box, as well as browsing history and online behavior, can be collected and sold to online advertising companies.
File Spider Ransomware is crypto-virus, that uses the AES-128 and RSA-2048 encryption algorithm to encrypt user files. After this, ransomware appends .spider extension to affected files and creates HOW TO DECRYPT FILES.url, that opens the browser window with the ransom-demanding message. File Spider Ransomware targets most important user data. These are MS Office documents, OpenOffice, PDF, text files, databases, photos, music, videos, image files, archives, web page files and other web files, educational, application and specialized files, and other files.
PremierOpinion is a potentially unwanted application responsible for displaying ads in victim’s browser. The adware was developed by VoiceFive Inc. and spread widely within a short period. Be sure that you should remove PremierOpinion as soon you notice its presence on the system. PremierOpinion ads are not malicious themselves but they are used as a bait for landing user on the websites of the partners.
DirectionsAce Toolbar is an advertising-supported browser extension that crawls into the system without informing the user. And once it is there, the adware will put into chaos your browsing experience. It will annoy the user with endless banners, popups, in-text hyperlinks and other stuff by means of which it can gain revenue. The most important thing that you should know about DirectionsAce Toolbar ads is that none of them displays actual offers, so don’t click on them in wishing to save money and to buy something on the lower price.
Apusx.com is molestful browser hijacker, that replaces search engine and homepage in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. It redirects user queries to home.parallaxsearch.com, which is known unwanted search, that we described before. Visually, Apusx.com looks minimalistic, with seashore as a background image, search box, that says Search Google, menu with search engine choice. Whatever search engine you choose, it will lead you to home.parallaxsearch. Apusx.com infiltrates deeply into browser settings and does not allow users to change them, using Group Policy restrictions.