By CagedTech in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 291
First Seen: November 24, 2014
Last Seen: May 11, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Bestop is an adware application that may attempt to lure computer users into downloading its free program as an online shopping helper. With Christmas on the corner, Internet users are increasing their online shopping, especially the ones with no time to go to the regular stores. However, Bestop may not be the best helper available. Bestop is rated as a Possibly Unwanted Program because Bestop may cause several issues on affected computers. Bestop advertisements may lead to irritating hits to suspicious advertising websites. The advertisements that are related to the computer users' search queries are generated using information collected by Bestop. Other ones may be unrelated to the user's queries, because what matters to Bestop adware is to display its sponsored advertisements and promote advertisement clicks. Bestop also may installed by a bundling method automatically.


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