Adware

Adware or advertising-supported software is any software package that automatically plays, displays or downloads advertisements to a computer after the software is installed on it or while the application is being used. Some types of adware are also spyware and can be classified as privacy-invasive software.

Adware sometimes is installed in freeware or shareware which you download from the Internet and can be viewed through pop-up windows or through a bar that appears on a computer screen. Some adware is harmless but others can serve as parasites tracking your files and Internet activities only to report it back to third parties, usually advertisers, to assist them in channelling relevant advertisements to you.

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There are currently 3,919 articles listed on adware.

Name Threat Level Detection Count Date
'Jeanson J. Ancheta' Email Scam October 4, 2019
'Killer's IP Address' Pop-Ups Scam June 17, 2020
'Liam.x' Pop-Ups August 3, 2015
'Loading Player' Browser Notification Page April 1, 2019
'Loading-system32.net' Pop-Ups November 12, 2015
'M66.dnsqa.me' Pop-Ups February 2, 2016
'Medicare' Email Virus April 24, 2020
'Membership Rewards' Pop-Ups December 29, 2016
'Microsoft 360 Security Warning' Pop-Ups June 25, 2018
'Microsoft Azure' Pop-Ups December 15, 2017
'Microsoft Corporation Has Blocked Your PC' Pop-Ups October 2, 2017
'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' Pop-Ups October 4, 2017
'Microsoft Has Detected a Malicious Virus On Your System' Tech Support Scam April 3, 2019
'Microsoft Office Activation Wizard' Tech Support Scam 22/10 0 December 27, 2016
'Microsoft Official Support System' Pop-Ups April 26, 2017
'Microsoft System Security Alert' Pop-Ups July 24, 2017
'Microsoft Warning Alert Malicious Pornographic Spyware/Riskware' Pop-Ups July 13, 2017
'Microsoft-2019-windows.com' Pop-Ups November 18, 2019
'Microsoft-official-error7100.xyz' Pop-Ups February 1, 2017
'Microsoft-windows.support' Pop-Ups August 6, 2015
'Microsoft.windowssupport0901.online' Pop-Ups November 10, 2016
'Mozilla Firefox Opinion Poll' Messages February 5, 2018
'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' Scam November 1, 2018
'National Bank of Greece' Email Virus June 12, 2020
'Network Security Breach' Pop-Up October 13, 2017
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