Threat Database Browser Hijackers

By GoldSparrow in Browser Hijackers

Despite what the domain name suggests it is used by adware to display pop-windows and promote Potentially Unwanted programs (PUPs). The pop-up window may appear every time you launch your web browser thanks to a registry key in Windows. Web surfers can be noted that the adware related to might use a Browser Helper Object, an add-on, and a browser extension to perform its activities. You may be interested to know that adware is often embedded with free application installers as an extra tool. Security experts remind that adware can be automatically installed on your system when you install freeware via the 'Express' or 'Typical option. The pop-up should not be trusted because it may lead you to install potentially harmful software or direct you to visit unsafe web pages. If you are presented with the pop-up window in your web browser, you might want to install a renowned anti-malware solution to avoid cyber threats and clean your PC.


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