Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 15
First Seen: November 25, 2014
Last Seen: April 14, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Takegif is an adware application that may be added as a Web browser extension to the principal Web browsers available on the Web. Takegif may be consistent with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Takegif was produced to insert advertisements into visited Web pages. These unwanted advertisements may include banner advertisements, pop-up advertisements and hypertext links. Takegif also may display discount coupon offers. The advertisements displayed in your Web browser by Takegif may become very annoying since they may prevent you from having a normal browsing by covering the visited Web page. Computer user are offered countless free programs that may be very useful. If downloaded, some of these programs may install bundled adware and additional browser extensions. This is one of the ways Takegif may have entered your computer. The components of Takegif may change your Web browser's default settings and cause other issues.


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