Security researchers have received reports of Bizzybolt pop-ups and redirects. These are caused by PUPs, or Potentially Unwanted Programs, that are used to profit at the expense of computer users. In most cases, Bizzybolt is bundled with freeware or shareware obtained from low quality sources. Bizzybolt may be installed using social engineering tactics. Bizzybolt is marketed as a useful utility and may be downloaded by computer users that believe the marketing. In fact, the main purpose of Bizzybolt is to expose computer users to advertisements and generate revenue at their expense. Because of this, Bizzybolt should be removed immediately from affected computers.
One of the Side Effects of Bizzybolt is that It May Endanger Your Personal Data
Bizzybolt is considered adware due to its associated with marketing material and unwanted advertisements. Once Bizzybolt has been installed, Bizzybolt may force the affected computer to display numerous types of advertisements, including banners, in-text links and irritating pop-up advertisements. Bizzybolt has also been known to trick information about the affected computer and Web browser settings. This information includes personal data such as online search history and browsing habits. This information may be sold to a third party to display advertisements and carry out marketing research. Due to these reasons, Bizzybolt should be removed from the affected computer at once. There are several problems related to Bizzybolt apart from pop-ups and privacy concerns. Bizzybolt may cause browser redirects and make unauthorized changes to your Web browser settings (such as changing your default search engine and Web browser's homepage to websites associated with Bizzybolt).
How to Deal with Bizzybolt and Similar PUPs
If Bizzybolt is installed, Bizzybolt should be removed immediately. In general, Bizzybolt can be removed by uninstalling this program using the Windows Control Panel. Once Bizzybolt has been uninstalled, security researchers strongly recommend the use of a reliable security program to scan the affected computer. The reason for this is that Bizzybolt may expose your computer to potentially unsafe components and websites containing other PUPs. The Bizzybolt PUP may change your Web browser settings, setting its home page and default search engine to websites associated with Bizzybolt; these changes may need to be undone manually.
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