By GoldSparrow in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 26
First Seen: January 26, 2015
Last Seen: April 30, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The OptCon browser extension is deemed by security experts as adware that can display many ads, pop-ups and banners inside your web browser. The OptCon browser extension is created by adware developers that use it as private ad network that generates pay-per-click revenue. Adware such as the OptCon extension does not incorporate safety mechanisms regarding the displayed advertisement content, and you may be exposed to potentially harmful software. The OptCon adware is dispersed by embedding it with free application installers, that most computer users like to handle via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. If you have recently installed a free app and you experience a torrent of ads, you might have been infected with the OptCon adware. Adware infections can be dealt with by applying a powerful anti-spyware solution.


OptCon may call the following URLs:



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