Threat Database Adware Win32/ExFriendAlert.B


By Domesticus in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 5,259
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1,669
First Seen: December 2, 2013
Last Seen: September 17, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Win32/ExFriendAlert.B is adware that may be used to advertise numerous questionable websites, services and products. Win32/ExFriendAlert.B may be used to show random pop-up and full-page ads or banners. Most PC users may declare that reappearing adverts of Win32/ExFriendAlert.B are annoying because they often interrupt with the computer user's Internet surfing routine. Instead of visiting the intended website, if clicked on any adverts or banners delivered by Win32/ExFriendAlert.B, the computer user may get rerouted to unwanted websites. Mainly, Win32/ExFriendAlert.B circulates with the help of free programs that PC users may download from a variety of suspicious download websites. Win32/ExFriendAlert.B may come bundled with numerous freeware. Win32/ExFriendAlert.B may be installed on the PC without the computer user's consent and knowledge together with the downloaded free software. Win32/ExFriendAlert.B may also be installed mistakenly by not attentively following the installation steps of freeware. Win32/ExFriendAlert.B may be hard to find and uninstall by numerous security tools. If the advertisements of Win32/ExFriendAlert.B are displayed on the screen of the computer, this may specify that Win32/ExFriendAlert.B or other PC infection is installed on the PC.


Win32/ExFriendAlert.B may call the following URLs:


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