'Bitcoins to live' Extension Description
The 'Bitcoins to live' Extension is a software product that is advertised via ads generated by adware. The app is supposed to help Web surfers estimate how much Bitcoin it would take them to go through the month. The 'Bitcoins to live' Extension offers users a menu where they can input how much money they need for food, services like TV subscription, the Internet and telecoms. All expenses are converted to Bitcoins, and they are shown how much Bitcoins it would take for them to live through the month. The 'Bitcoins to live' Extension supported a version for Google Chrome only and was reported to introduce banners and pop-up ads that are not native to the page loaded in the browser. Computer security researchers found that the 'Bitcoins to live' Extension is promoted at Erkan-ok[.]org using a technique called a 'pop-up loop,' which means the site has a script that keeps opening a pop-up on your screen. Browsers like Google Chrome and Edge include the ability to suppress pop-up loops, but you will need to tick the check box next to the 'Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs' option on the Erkan-ok[.]org dialog boxes.
Cybersecurity experts alert that the 'Bitcoins to live' Extension is not a legitimate program, and it was found to inject advertisements from third parties and substitute the native commercials on the Web pages you load. The developer of the 'Bitcoins to live' Extension made it connect to a remote host and perform operations that might result in changing your default search engine, homepage and new tab layout. Hence, the 'Bitcoins to live' Extension may receive commands to redirect users to phishing pages, fake search engines and load insecure resources on usually secure pages like online banking portals for example. Web surfers may want to avoid installing the 'Bitcoins to live' Extension since not many stores are working with Bitcoins and the app does not offer anything more than basic calculus capability. Also, you may not like that the developer of the 'Bitcoins to live' Extension does not provide contact details and a form to submit feedback. The 'Bitcoins to live' Extension is classified a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP), which is on the border between a privacy-invasive app and adware. You can remove the 'Bitcoins to live' Extension by Erkan-ok[.]org and associated tracking cookies by using a credible anti-spyware tool.
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