Adware

Adware or advertising-supported software is any software package that automatically plays, displays or downloads advertisements to a computer after the software is installed on it or while the application is being used. Some types of adware are also spyware and can be classified as privacy-invasive software.

Adware sometimes is installed in freeware or shareware which you download from the Internet and can be viewed through pop-up windows or through a bar that appears on a computer screen. Some adware is harmless but others can serve as parasites tracking your files and Internet activities only to report it back to third parties, usually advertisers, to assist them in channelling relevant advertisements to you.

How Can You Detect Adware?

Download SpyHunter’s Detection Scanner
to Detect Adware.

Most Trending Adware in the Last 7 Days


Threat Name Threat Level Alias Detection Count Date
22/10 N/A N/A 09/16/2013 13:39:34 EST
22/10 a variant of MSIL/SBWatchman.A
Goobzo (fs)
MalSign.Skodna.A8D
93,375 05/29/2013 12:47:01 EST
22/10 a variant of Win64/Toolbar.Crossrider.A
a variant of Win64/Toolbar.Crossrider.C
Adware.Crossid
975,963 11/20/2013 15:18:39 EST
22/10 N/A 2,505 01/13/2014 18:40:09 EST
22/10 N/A 195 04/07/2014 18:56:11 EST


There are 1594 articles listed on adware.

Name Threat Level Detection Count Date
‘Ad Info’ Virus 22/10 87 05/19/2014 19:34:22 EST
‘Ads by Deaal_uk’ Virus 22/10 20 02/05/2014 22:22:37 EST
‘Ads not by this site’ virus 22/10 52 08/28/2012 17:24:59 EST
‘Browse to Save’ Adware 12/03/2012 15:30:25 EST
‘Continue To Save’ 22/10 3,326 05/31/2013 15:48:11 EST
‘Desktop Weather Alerts’ Pop-Ups 02/03/2014 20:07:01 EST
‘Installed by enterprise policy’ Extension 22/10 77 03/25/2014 16:23:18 EST
‘Is Your PC Slow’ Ads 22/10 58 01/28/2014 18:35:26 EST
‘Outdated Browser Detected’ Pop-up Ads 22/10 26 10/22/2013 10:13:34 EST
‘Play Now Radio’ Pop-Up 22/10 37,037 04/14/2014 13:47:09 EST
‘White Trader’ Virus 88/10 16 06/12/2013 07:59:02 EST
‘Win an iPhone!’ Pop-Up Ads 01/27/2014 18:37:17 EST
‘YontooDesktop.exe – Application Error’ Message 05/14/2013 12:02:58 EST
100% Free Hearts Toolbar 22/10 22 05/13/2009 09:21:56 EST
123HD-Plus 08/04/2014 14:23:04 EST
123HD-Ready 22/10 943 04/28/2014 19:15:48 EST
1SaleADay 09/12/2014 13:57:33 EST
21 Ways To Save Deals and Specials 10/08/2014 18:32:56 EST
2ndThought 55/10 11 08/17/2012 14:25:53 EST
2YourFace 22/10 652 01/24/2013 14:44:57 EST
5starCoupon 22/10 16 02/05/2014 21:58:40 EST
5StarDeals 22/10 49 01/13/2014 14:31:10 EST
A.kaytri.com 22/10 99 06/10/2013 16:16:41 EST
A.mrktads.net 07/06/2014 18:09:17 EST
About This Ad 22/10 16 04/25/2014 19:42:31 EST


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