Fake Scanner Sites
Google Search Redirects
Alias: Geoads.com, Geoads, Geoads.com Adware, Geoads popup ads, Geoads.com advertisement
Description: Geoads.com (Geoads) is one of the websites that result from a Google Search Redirection Virus infection. If you run a Google search on a computer that is infected with a search redirect virus, your search results may be redirected to one of several websites among which is Geoads.com. Download SpyNoMore to remove Geoads and its associated advertisements.
Adware - Adware is a software application which displays advertisements on your computer. Advertisements can be displayed through pop-up / pop-under windows, additional bars or toolbars, underlined links or buttons that appear on a computer screen. Adware applications include additional code that delivers the ads. Adware authors earn money when users click on those ads. Occasionally, adware includes code that tracks user's site visits and passes it to third parties without the user's permission or knowledge.
Trojan - A Trojans or Trojan Horse is any programs that installs itself secretly normally via malware programs, quite often with sinister intent. Once installed, the trojan author (hacker) can gain complete control of the infected PC. Trojans are usually designed to steal sensitive information and/or destroy the system. Trojans can be distributed as unsolicited email attachments, or bundled with freeware and shareware programs.
Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.
SpyNoMore removes Geoads.com: Yes
Threat risk: High Risk
Very dangerous malware. Can log user's keyboard activity and take snapshots of the user's screen. Uses stealth installation and removal is very difficult. Category includes spyware programs, adware programs and trojans.
Google, Yahoo, MSN and Bing search results are redirected to Geoads.com.
You see the following message after you click on a search results: "The document has moved, redirecting..." or you see a spinning wheel labeled 'Loading...' then you get transferred to Geoads.
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