LockerTerminal DescriptionType: Adware
The strange ads by LockerTerminal in your Internet browser are generated by adware on your system. The LockerTerminal adware could be seen under the 'Custom' or 'Advanced' option of many free software bundles dispersed on low-quality software platforms. The LockerTerminal adware serves its developers by injecting many ads in your browser and monetizing your clocks on them. You might be interested to know that the LockerTerminal adware might read your browsing history and record your recently entered search terms on Google to show customized advertisements. Security authorities note that the LockerTerminal adware may place its files in the hidden ProgramData folder and start with your OS by editing your Windows Registry settings. Additionally, the LockerTerminal adware functions similarly to AdwareWin32Ginop and WinAdClient and may be listed as a background service in the Windows Task Manager. The LockerTerminal adware may use an executable DLL file to work with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer and avoid appearing in your add-on manager. There are cases where adware like LockerTerminal is used to promote rogue security software like Home Malware Cleaner and IE Defender. The rogue software mentioned before may expose your OS to advanced cyber threats and urge you to pay more than $200 for an unneeded premium license. Therefore, users are strongly advised against installing programs promoted by the LockerTerminal adware and its kin. Computer users may want to consider the installation of a trustworthy anti-malware solution that has proven protection mechanisms.
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