LearnTheLyrics is a browser hijacker trying to make an impression of the helpful tool for music fans. Once installed, it sets new startup page, new tab, and search provider (hp.myway.com) of a browser. LearnTheLyrics is actually meant to generate profits for its developers, but the way it does that is not acceptable.
While browsing, you may face a pop-up stating “We have been detected a trojan virus (“e.tre456_worm_osx”) on your Mac. If you are seeing this message, don’t be alarmed, just know that this is scam. This aims to trick you into downloading a rogue application so keep ignoring this scam message till you remove the PUP responsible for it.
IT.Books is a ransomware-type virus that encrypts data and locks screen with a ransom-demanding message. The style of lock screen is taken from Jigsaw Ransomware which may indicate both viruses is created by the same people. In order to infiltrate the system, it usually uses deceptive emails, malicious exploits, pirated software, and trojans.
Cpmnotify.com page and its subdomains may come up in your browser with offers to allow its notifications. If you click “Allow”, your system will be filled up with various pop-up advertisements and invitations to visit far from safe pages. Malware like this is classified as an adware which often gets on the victim’s computer along with freeware.
Video AdBlocker is a potentially unwanted program for browsers that allegedly blocks ads on video websites like Youtube. At first sight, it seems to be the useful application capable of improving the browsing experience, but it is not. It was created for the only purpose – to generate advertising revenue.