Threat Database Adware About This Ad

About This Ad

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 10,747
Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 703
First Seen: April 25, 2014
Last Seen: September 15, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

About This Ad is considered to be adware, which may be dispersed and install itself onto the PC through bundled various freeware. If the computer user wants to avoid the download of About This Ad, he has to be very careful when downloading free applications on the computer system from download websites. About This Ad may be installed on the computer system as an extra program to free software and then display non-stop pop-up ads on the computer. If commercial pop-up ads carrying the About This Ad name appear on the computer, this may specify that this adware was installed on the PC. Upon installation, About This Ad may insert unwanted toolbars, add-ons, plug-ins and browser extensions for the purpose of benefitting from clicks.


About This Ad may call the following URLs:


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