Threat Database Adware Deals Add-on

Deals Add-on

By Domesticus in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 11,375
Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 810
First Seen: January 28, 2014
Last Seen: September 19, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Deals Add-on is adware that may show annoying pop-up advertisements when PC users are visiting online shopping websites. Deals Add-on may be added on the Web browser such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Deals Add-on may commonly propagate and enter the computer system through bundled freeware that PC users can download from the Internet. When the computer user decides to install any free program, it might involve extra toolbars, browser plug-ins and add-ons in the installation wizard. They may be marked as optional programs, but if the PC user does not uncheck a check box for inserting them, he unwanted system alterations may be made on the PC. Deals Add-on may modify the default browser settings. Deals Add-on may unwillingly reroute computer users to unidentified websites that were created possibly to generate advertising from clicks on ads and raised traffic of the website.


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