Golden Eye Keylogger is a thief breaking into your computer. This malicious application can monitor all the keyboard and mouse inputs of a user. The biggest threat of such malware is that it can steal your passwords, usernames, bank account number, social security number, PIN, and other sensitive and financial information. This data could be shared with third-party companies and misused to generate revenue, it can also cause identity theft.
Web Shield is unwanted browser add-on, that claims to provide functionality for browser security in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It is developed by Irrational Number Applications or Parallel Lines Development (publisher name changed during last year). Among its features developers mention: tracking sites that leave cookies in browsers, block cookies, speed up browsing. Seems perfectly legit. However, after some time user receive numerous additional advertisements in browsers named like “Ads by Web Shield”, “Web Shield Ads” or “brought by Web Shield”.
Reimage Repair is a program presented as a system optimizer promising fixing many computer issues and raising the level of the system security. However, after installing it many users have complained about unavoidable messages about fake security risks with recommendations to purchase the full version of the program. Thus, Reimage Repair is classified as scare-ware, that is intended to make money on people’s fears about their computers’ health.
One System Care is a free application that is not malicious but still may cause trouble with the system. The features of the program and the real abilities do differ, since the official description suggests One System Care being an optimizing tool speeding up the machine. In fact, the user downloaded this program gets a fake application created for squeezing money from people.
System Healer is computer optimization program that is classified as potentially unwanted application (PUP). The main objective of this program scare users by showing problems on their computer in order to persuade them to buy the software. At first glance, it seems useful System Healer harmless program; it really is not doing anything useful. After penetrating the computer, it starts to display a huge amount of pop-ups. This pop-ups contain false information about found errors and viruses.