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Potentially Unwanted Applications

Programs that computers users wish to be made aware of. These programs include applications that have an impact on security, privacy, resource consumption, or are associated with other security risks. These programs can show a pattern of installation without user permission or notice on a system or be deemed to be separate and different from the application installed.
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NameDiscovered
SONAR.PUA!ConInput02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!AdvSysProt02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!SwUpdater02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!SpdUpMyPC02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!StormAlert02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!SpeedyPCPr02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!SettManage02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!SearchSafe02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!RegCurePro02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!SearchProt02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!RegCleanPr02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!PCSpdMaxm02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!PCPSpeed02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!PCHBoost02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!Wajam02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!VOPackage02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!WinZipper02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!PCFixSpeed02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!PCHAdvisor02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!OptimizePr02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!Linkular02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!Mezaa02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!NewPlayer02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!DWAlerts02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!InboxToolb02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!AppGraff02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!Astromenda02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!DefaultTab02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!ContExplor02/24/2015
SONAR.PUA!AnyProtect02/24/2015
DoctorPC02/19/2015
InstaShare01/30/2015
SearchProtection01/30/2015
Desk36501/30/2015
Adware.AirInstaller01/22/2015
Couponbar01/22/2015
OpenSoftwareUpdater01/22/2015
BeFrugalToolbar01/10/2015
XvirusPersonalGuard01/10/2015
SuperOptimizer01/05/2015
PCOptimizerPro01/05/2015
PCTechHotline01/05/2015
OSX.PUA.Gen12/31/2014
PUA.Gen.512/18/2014
ReimageRepair12/18/2014
PUA.Gen.412/16/2014
PUA.Gen.312/11/2014
ProPCCleaner12/10/2014
CommunityToolbar12/10/2014
Softonic12/10/2014
DriverSupport12/10/2014
YouTubeDownGTApp12/10/2014
SystemOptimizerPro12/10/2014
Smartbar12/10/2014
PCHealthAdvisor12/10/2014
RegCurePro12/10/2014
SpeedyPCPro12/10/2014
DefaultTab10/24/2014
Astromenda10/24/2014
WinZipper10/21/2014
AnyProtect10/01/2014
PerionInstaller10/01/2014
InstalKi10/01/2014
Wajam10/01/2014
PCPowerSpeed09/24/2014
PCFixSpeed09/24/2014
Solimba09/23/2014
AppGraffiti09/23/2014
Linkular09/22/2014
PCHealthBoost09/04/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g1708/25/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g2708/14/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g2608/14/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g2508/14/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g2408/14/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g2308/14/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g2208/14/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g2108/14/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g2008/14/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g1808/14/2014
MyPCBackup08/06/2014
VOPackage07/29/2014
PUA.Gen.207/28/2014
PUA.ChangeDNS07/24/2014
Loadmoney07/21/2014
OptimumPcBoost07/19/2014
SpeedUpMyPc07/19/2014
PUA.Downloader07/17/2014
GorillaPrice07/12/2014
Genieo07/10/2014
Goobzo07/07/2014
SearchProtect06/30/2014
InboxToolbar06/18/2014
AdvancedSystemProtector06/17/2014
SoftwareVersionUpdater06/13/2014
OptimizerPro06/10/2014
Android.YahooAds06/07/2014
Android.AdMarvel06/07/2014
Android.YuMe06/07/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g1605/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g1505/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g1405/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g1305/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g1205/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g1105/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g905/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g805/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g705/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g605/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g505/20/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g405/05/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g205/05/2014
PUA.Maltrec.TS!g103/26/2014
Android.FindAndCall
Android.Casee02/27/2014
Android.Cauly02/27/2014
Android.Greystripe02/27/2014
Android.Buzzcity02/27/2014
Android.Burstly02/27/2014
Android.Adwhirl02/27/2014
Android.AdMob02/27/2014
Android.Adknowledge02/27/2014
Android.InMobi02/27/2014
Android.Jumptap02/27/2014
Android.LogiaAd02/27/2014
Android.MdotM02/27/2014
Android.Medialets02/27/2014
Android.MillennialMedia02/27/2014
Android.MobClix02/27/2014
Android.MobFox02/27/2014
Android.MoPub02/27/2014
Android.VDopia02/27/2014
Android.Smaato02/27/2014
Android.Tapjoy02/27/2014
Android.VServ02/27/2014
Android.AmazonAds02/27/2014
Android.Aduru02/27/2014
Android.Pontiflex02/27/2014
Android.ZestAdz02/27/2014
Android.Adfonic02/27/2014
Android.Domob02/27/2014
Android.Mobus02/27/2014
Android.MobWin02/27/2014
Android.Sosceo02/27/2014
Android.Wooboo02/27/2014
Android.Wqmobile02/27/2014
Android.Youmi02/27/2014
Android.RevMob02/27/2014
Android.Wiyun02/27/2014
Android.Diandong02/27/2014
Android.Jzmob02/27/2014
Android.Momark02/27/2014
Android.Apkmore02/27/2014
Android.Clevernet02/27/2014
Android.Yinhan02/27/2014
Android.Utchi02/27/2014
Android.Miji02/27/2014
Android.Tanci02/27/2014
Android.Airad02/27/2014
Android.Adwo02/27/2014
Android.AdChina02/27/2014
Android.Spydafon02/27/2014
Android.Locaspy02/27/2014
Deminnix11/21/2013
WinterSoftInstaller11/12/2013
Glindorus11/07/2013
PUA.SeaApp09/17/2013
OptimumInstaller09/03/2013
WebCake 08/09/2013
PUA.Gen08/01/2013
PUA.AMTSOTest06/06/2013
ExqWebSearch06/04/2013
Yontoo.B03/25/2013
PUA.RoclaToolbar01/11/2013
ZenkokuDenwacho10/11/2012
OneScan09/07/2012
WebWatcher08/03/2012
FindAndCall07/05/2012
Android.Appenda06/27/2012
Android.Ecardgrabber06/23/2012
Yontoo05/29/2012
UpToDown05/24/2012
SponsorKeyword03/30/2012
DownVision01/13/2012
Android.Steek01/09/2012
TCPZ11/04/2011
811Toolbar09/26/2011
Bitcoinminer09/12/2011
GameVance08/15/2011
TangoToolbar07/28/2011
Fakesurvey03/22/2011
PremiumSMSScam01/27/2011
SMSFastLoads01/21/2011
Trackware.Freesave 04/07/2010
DefenceLabRemovalTools
AdShortcuts11/12/2009
AsteriskLogger09/01/2009
Favorit08/28/2009
RegistryEasy07/29/2009
MalwareBot 07/10/2009
USBcillin06/04/2009
WFPDisable04/22/2009
LivePlayer11/11/2008
PUA.SpywareSecure09/09/2008
TraceSweeper08/18/2008
DiskKnight07/07/2008
MessengerSkinner04/23/2008
SudoPlanet04/23/2008
GoRecord04/23/2008
WebMediaPlayer04/23/2008
HotTv04/23/2008
InternetGameBox04/23/2008
PasswordInspector01/03/2008
DioCleaner12/21/2007
DivoPlayer12/20/2007
DomPlayer12/13/2007
IEDefender11/14/2007
Craagle10/25/2007
MicroBillSys07/31/2007
AntiSpyStorm07/27/2007
TrojanSimulator07/27/2007
MalwareBurn07/26/2007
NetPumper07/10/2007
WinZix07/10/2007
PrivacyProtector07/09/2007
3wPlayer07/06/2007
Torrent10107/03/2007
VirusHeal06/27/2007
LiveProtect06/14/2007
SecurityRisk.Cashmoa04/20/2007
SpyHeal02/05/2007
888bar12/20/2006
Movieland09/14/2006
VirusBurst09/06/2006
SecurityRisk.KeyFilter02/20/2004
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2014 Internet Security Threat Report, Vol 19