Threat Database Adware 'Download Faster and Safer' Pop-Ups

'Download Faster and Safer' Pop-Ups

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 5,824
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1,405
First Seen: April 6, 2015
Last Seen: February 9, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Computer users that are receiving the 'Download Faster and Safer' pop-ups may be housing an adware application or a Possibly Unwanted Program (PUP). The 'Download Faster and Safer' pop-ups will appear on arbitrary Web pages and caused by an extension that could be attached to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. The 'Download Faster and Safer' pop-ups are very annoying since they will prevent the computer user from visualizing the Web page they are trying to visit. These pop-ups will appear in a box and will prompt the computer user to download fake updates. If the computer user agrees with the installation, instead of it, they will consent with the installation of adware, PUPs and similar unwanted programs. The 'Download Faster and Safer' pop-ups also may display banner advertisements on the affected computer.


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