Stags.bluekai.com is domain used by service, that belongs to Oracle and provides marketing campaigns for commercial websites. Usually, users see pop-ups or dropdown windows from Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox regarding the safety of this website. For example, Safari can’t verify the identity of the website “stags.bluekai.com”. The certificate for this website is invalid. According to our research this mostly happens on while visiting Ebay, Amazon, but can show up on literally any website.
Handy Tab is potentially unwanted browser extension for Google Chrome by Axel Division LP. After installation, it substitutes search engine, homepage and new tab settings in Chrome. Handy Tab provides some useful features for the users, such as weather widget, in-browser notes, to-do list, bookmarks and quick access links to some shopping and social networks list. But as undesirable consequence add-on modifies browser settings and search queries are redirected to search.handy-tab.com. This search engine is related to well-known low-reputation advertising network ccs.infospace.com.
Alpha Shoppers is browser ad-supported add-on, that installs in Google Chrome. After infiltration malware takes control over homepage and search engine settings in this browser. Adware redirects user queries to alphashoppers.co search powered by infospace.com. Search results by Alpha Shoppers may contain sponsored results and extra ads. Additionally, this unwanted application displays ads and coupons on shopping sites in form of drop-down windows, pop-ups, banners.
Search Awesome is pesky adware for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, that creates ads, pop-ups and integrates banners into browser pages. It is advertised as tool to improve user search experience by showing results shared by friends in social networks and inserting additional widgets into search result pages. In reality, Search Awesome generates third-party advertising on shopping and travel sites like Amazon, TripAdvisor, Ebay, Google.
Clean My Chrome is another malicious add-on for Google Chrome, that displays annoying ads, banners, pop-ups. It is advertised as tool to clean browsing history and cookies to make Google Chrome faster. However, even novice users know, that this can be done using standard browser menu, without installation of additional software. Clean My Chrome infiltrates computers in a bundle with freeware.