Threat Database Adware BrickBooster


By CagedTech in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 22
First Seen: November 24, 2014
Last Seen: August 16, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

BrickBooster is a Possibly Unwanted Program that may display unwanted advertisements on Web pages visited by the computer user. The advertisements exhibited by BrickBooster may be intended to increase clicks and website traffic. Computer users may start being presented with BrickBooster advertisements if their machines are housing BrickBooster adware. BrickBooster may bring down the machine's performance and block out the computer's desktop with numerous advertisements that may appear on any visited site. BrickBooster may cause various system issues. BrickBooster may come packed with free software that computer users download from the Internet. If your machine has been affected by BrickBooster, some accessed websites may show highlighted words in its content. These highlighted words are not web-links; they may show BrickBooster advertisements if the mouse passes over it. Computer users may be lead to compromised websites if they click on these advertisements.


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