HomeworkSimplified Toolbar Contains Potentially Unwanted Programs
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
The website homeworksimplified.com has a toolbar called HomeworkSimplified that is loaded with potentially unwanted programs (PUP). Potentially unwanted programs are applications that contain adwares, toolbars or web browser hijackers. These programs tend to be difficullt to remove after they have been installed on your computer.
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This is how the website homeworksimplified.com looks:
This is how the HomeworkSimplified toolbar looks:
The HomeworkSimplified installation file HomeworkSimplified.exe was scanned with 46 antivirus programs and 11 detected adwares and other potentially unwanted programs. Below are the antivirus software and the threat they have detected.
Here is the result of the scan:
File name: HomeworkSimplified.exe
Detection ratio: >11 / 46
Analysis date: 2013-02-01 04:01:55 UTC
AhnLab ------ V3 PUP/Win32.FunWeb
Avast ------ Win32:FunWeb-J [PUP]
AVG ------ Zango
Comodo ------ ApplicUnwnt.Win32.AdWare.FunWeb.DA
ESET ------ NOD32 Win32/AdInstaller
F-Prot ------ W32/MyWeb.G
Fortinet ------ Riskware/MyWebSearch
Kaspersky ------ not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.gen
Kingsoft ------ Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes ------ PUP.FunWebProducts
VIPRE ------ MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
If you have already installed this toolbar and is unable to remove it, click here to use Adw Cleaner to remove it. AdwCleaner is a very small program and doesn't require any installation.
I do not recommend downloading and installing the HomeworkSimplified toolbar.
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