Threat Database Adware Guarded Web

Guarded Web

By CagedTech in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 2
First Seen: December 29, 2014
Last Seen: August 22, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The Guarded Web browser extension offers computer users to protect the privacy and safety of their online activities, but it will do so with the help of ad providers. The Guarded Web browser extension can be tagged as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) with adware capabilities because it may insert advertisements in the pages you are visiting. The marketing aspect of Guarded Web's functionality consists of presenting users with coupons, special deals, pop-ups and banners and users might not tolerate them. If you have the Guarded Web browser extension installed in your system and you experience numerous ads, you may want to remove it with the help of a trusted anti-spyware program.


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