Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 12,130
Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 80
First Seen: September 18, 2013
Last Seen: August 25, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

PUP.1ClickDownload.A is a potentially unwanted application, which may alter browser settings on the compromised web browser. PUP.1ClickDownload.A may modify the default start page or search engine with suspicious advertising website, or replace the default tab of the hijacked Internet browser any time the web user strives to open a blank page, with the doubtful advertisement website. PUP.1ClickDownload.A may berelated to adware applications, install toolbars or have other uncertain intentions. PUP.VPLMedia.A is not a security infection, but it may carry a variety of damaging traits, such as rootkit functionalities to hide itself deeply into the corrupted PC, browser hijacking and, generally, just interfering with the target Internet user's experience. PUP.1ClickDownload.A may use misleading blackhat SEO techniques to raise traffic of the website and make a profit from click fraud. PUP.1ClickDownload.A may access the targeted PC bundled with freeware and shareware applications (download-managers,video recording/streaming or PDF creators). PUP.1ClickDownload.A may also be bundled within the custom installer on many suspicious download websites, so if the computer user has downloaded a certain tool from these suspicious download websites, he/ might have also installed PUP.1ClickDownload.A throughout the setup process of the certain tool.


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