Threat Database Adware '' Pop-Ups

'' Pop-Ups

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Responsible web surfers should make sure to run up-to-date plug-ins and extensions, and that good practice is taken advantage of by adware developers that offer fake updates to Flash on The pop-up windows may attempt to convince you that a Flash Player Update is recommended, but you need to stay distrustful. Security experts note that the fake Adobe Flash updates on may contain other adware and rogue security apps like CompareNBuy, Inprivacy and Windows Secure Surfer. The adware associated with is dispersed among users embedded with free program setup files. You may want to know that the IP address of is detected as a source of the YahLover and Chir cyber threats that can compromise computer networks and shared drives. Needless to say, it is not a good idea to trust the domain and download software from it. You should keep in mind that the legitimate Adobe Flash player has a built-in update module that installs safe updates downloaded from secure sources. The adware may appear in your extension manager with a suspicious name like RelopiX or a string of random numbers. Additionally, the adware linked to may have edited your Windows Registry to start on boot-up and load in your Web browser. The may have installed its files in the hidden AppData folder, and you could use a credible anti-malware application to remove the infection safely.


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