Threat Database Adware GameHug Arcade

GameHug Arcade

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 10,141
Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 542
First Seen: March 6, 2015
Last Seen: February 14, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The GameHug Arcade software is recognized by security researchers as adware that is promoted as a gaming distribution platform in freeware packages. The GameHug Arcade adware application is designed to push numerous advertisements in your web browser, and it can install and add-on, a Browser Helper Object, and a browser extension to perform its operations. Computer users infected with the GameHug Arcade adware experience pop-up ads, banners, in-text hyperlinks and ad boxes by GameHug Arcade. You might want to remember that adware applications functions as monetization engines to their creators by presenting you with an abundance of ads and turn your clicks into pay-per-click revenue. Therefore, the GameHug Arcade adware may not show you secure online resources and malicious third parties may use services of GameHug Arcade as part of a malvertising campaign. In order to avoid cyber threats associated with the GameHug Arcade adware and clean your PC you may want to consider installing a renowned anti-malware solution.

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Registry Details

GameHug Arcade may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
GameHug Arcade.lnk
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BEHAVIORS\GameHugArcade.exe
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\GameHugArcade.exe
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\GameHugArcadeApp.exe
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\GameHug Arcade


GameHug Arcade may create the following directory or directories:

%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GameHug Arcade


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