Threat Database Adware TampaGeneration


By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 13,177
Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 154
First Seen: January 23, 2015
Last Seen: August 27, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

If you are experiencing an abundance of ads by TampaGeneration, you might want to know that you have adware in your system. The TampaGeneration adware may appear as a browser extension, and you might notice it in your 'Programs and Features' section of 'Control Panel'. The purpose of the TampaGeneration adware is to display advertisements and monetize clicks on them for its developers. The adware developers that created the TampaGeneration extension rely on freeware installers to disperse their product, and you might have installed the TampaGeneration adware along with a free program. The TampaGeneration adware can use your online history to display tailor-suited ads, banners, ad boxes, pop-up and pop-under windows to deliver its advertisement content. Computer experts advice the removal of adware such as the TampaGeneration extension because it may lower the performance of your web browser. Additionally, adware does not apply safety protocols regarding the ads being displayed, and you might want to purge the TampaGeneration adware from your system using a powerful anti-malware utility.


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