Threat Database Adware '' Pop-up

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By GoldSparrow in Adware

The pop-ups that interrupt your Internet activities are generated by adware on your computer. Adware is typically distributed via freeware packages that most users install with the 'Express' or 'Typical' option and allow third-party programs to be installed as well. The pop-ups may suggest that contain interesting videos that can be viewed after you install the Flash Player offered in the dialog box. However, the pop-up may have two buttons to install the app now or later but clicks on either of them results in the automated download of the software promoted on You should note that the legitimate Flash Player from Adobe Systems Inc. has a built-in update manager to ensure quick updates over secure channels. Therefore, updates from other sources are considered as potentially harmful and may introduce cyber threats into your system. The adware linked to may use a background service to load pop-ups in your Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome. Security experts advise users to install a reliable anti-malware solution to clean their system from binaries linked to


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