[malware] App of the Day (don't install !)

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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby wojcieh » Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:57 am

Mine was chrome reloader.
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby JIDF » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:02 pm

FYI I ran into this same issue in FireFox, and isolated the problem to Diigo's Awesome screenshot: Capture/Annotate 2.4.3. To their credit, they state in the description:
This extension also integrate some additional features such as "Discover Similar Sites" and "Price Comparison While You Shop." These are value-added features, and definitely are not "Malware" or "Adware" as some may mistakenly believe. Please also note that these features are disabled by default unless you enable them. PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS EXTENSION IF YOU STILL DON'T FEEL COMFORTABLE.


I never enabled such features and suddenly started seeing such "app of the day" spam recently.
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby gaglage » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:03 pm

My problem was with Lyrics plugin :(
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby Anonymous909 » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:10 pm

I've got a solution, Check your installed programs. If you can find "Conduit" or "Search Protect" uninstall it. Restart chrome and see the results.
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby cosmos » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:49 pm

For me it was Defer (formerly Instachrome) 2.6.1
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby jasonyoung.denmark » Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:06 pm

I use Mozilla Firefox on Windows 7. I removed FastestFox and WindowShopper, and the problem went away. Do NOT remove AdBlock, as the latter is doing it's job by only allowing the "App of the Day" message to show, rather than allowing those two add-ins to work. This would appear to be new code in those two add-ins, per forum posts on MalwareBytes website.
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby chichbich » Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:11 pm

Video Download Helper 1.1.6.1 was the one for me :twisted:
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby Apple|Sauce » Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:20 pm

mapx wrote:evolta, what version ?

I have 1.8.3 and still receiving the messages :c
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby mapx » Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:51 pm

Apple|Sauce wrote:
mapx wrote:evolta, what version ?

I have 1.8.3 and still receiving the messages :c


find the bad extension
and/or
scan for malware / adware
use
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/ ... ware.shtml
http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/A ... 12632.html

read also
viewtopic.php?p=103331#p103331
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Re: Adblock Plus Extension Spam?

Postby gonzoid » Thu Aug 21, 2014 5:31 pm

erkme73 wrote:And mine was Service Pages for Google Chrome (5.0.4). It had been a very powerful, useful, and convenient extension until the dev sold out. It's been pulled from the extension store.

Thanks for the information, same one for me. For the record, ads can be disabled in the options menu.
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby Syra crysti » Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:38 am

If you have detected adwares like Shopper-Pro which floods the screen by showing fake shopping offers and discount coupons then you can make use of ...

edited by mapx:
follow the guide here:
http://malwaretips.com/blogs/shopperpro-virus-removal/
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby jesonjohn01 » Thu Dec 04, 2014 2:41 pm

App of the Day is one of the annoying adware program, which mainly enters in the Windows computer via freeware or shareware download from unsafe sources. I have faced App of the Day few month ago. But along with that I have successfully removed this too. If you still looking for effective App of the Day removal solution then you can check verwijderen-virusspyware.com/verwijderen-mybestofferstoday. It was really very helpful for me, you can also get effective and complete solution.
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby omidfm » Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:07 pm

For me it was the Chrome App "Incognito This"
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Re: [adware] App of the Day

Postby Christine60 » Fri Jan 23, 2015 9:09 am

For me ,that'swas chrome reloader.
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Re: [malware] App of the Day (don't install !)

Postby MSI Team » Mon Jun 15, 2015 8:05 pm

If each user is experiencing a different extension causing the problem, it might be caused by malware on your computer infecting those extensions. Anyone experiencing this issue should probably scan their computer for malware with a trusted anti-malware program. First check to confirm the anti-malware program is compatible with your antivirus software, and never install an anti-malware product offered by malicious advertisements (only install trustworthy anti-malware products). Personally I recommend Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (the type of anti-malware program that would detect this type of malicious or unwanted software); if that does not work, then I would recommend Malwarebytes Chameleon. Thanks.
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