Search.chill-tab.com or Chill-tab.com is search engine, that installs along with Chill-Tab adware extension. It overrides settings in Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox on MacOS and can be classified as hijacker. Search queries typed in search box are redirected to search.yahoo.com. This malware originates in Israel, but spreads all over the world, and homepage is translated to several languages. Search.chill-tab.com can collect private information, like search history, browser history, cookies and use this information to display ads, pop-ups and banners on shopping websites.
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.
Advanced Mac Cleaner is rogue Mac optimization program, that provides false scan results in order to make users purchase the program. It shows users alerts and pop-ups messages saying, that their Mac has severe issues and/or viruses. Advanced Mac Cleaner has quality design and looks like many others programs of this type. Although, application, obviously, uses misleading tactics to promote itself and forces users to buy it, most antiviruses cannot detect Advanced Mac Cleaner.
MacWizz is adware program for Mac systems. It infects Safari, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. After infection virus starts showing advertisements like “Ads by MacWizz”, “brought by MacWizz” or “Powered by MacWizz”. These ads are not related to the contents of the websites, but often they are shown on shopping websites. MacWizz extension creates “virtual layer” in browser to generate pop-ups, coupons, banners and can implement ads on any website.
SurfBuyer is unwanted advertising program that displays ads and pop-ups in Safari, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser on Mac. Ads can promote various things, like rogue software for Mac, discounts, shopping deals and other type of doubtful offers. Application installs without user permission and starts generating advertising content. In some cases adware installs “SurfBuyer” extension in browsers.