CoupItOn Ads DescriptionType: Trojan
The CoupItOn browser extension promises its users never let them miss deals, limited-time offers and exclusive coupons. The CoupItOn extension can be found at CoupItOn.com and might accompany free program installers under the 'Advanced' or 'Typical' option. The CoupItOn extension works similarly to Couponarific and Wild Wild West Coupon and is classified by security analysts as adware. The CoupItOn adware may place its files in the hidden ProgramData and AppData system folders that host user-specific settings from programs you installed. That is why adware developers program their products to be installed in the folders mentioned before to evade security scans. The CoupItOn adware may use an executable DLL file and link it to your Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox via a registry in Windows. The CoupItOn adware might affect all browsers based on the Gecko, WebKit, and Trident. The CoupItOn adware may display banners, ad-boxes, coupons, recommended products and pop-up windows on your browser surface via ActionScript3 and CSS styles. The CoupItOn adware may attempt to generate affiliate revenue by using pop-under windows to welcome you to install third-party software like DailyPCClean and DynamicWPaper. Additionally, the CoupItOn adware might utilize DOM storage data and session cookies to create a unique advertising profile about you and maximize its efficiency. You could use a reliable anti-spyware instrument to find and delete all files associated with the CoupItOn adware securely.
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