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SecureSave Ads

What is SecureSave?

The SecureSave rogue browser add-on claims to save time and money by providing coupons, enabling comparison shopping, and displaying the latest special deals/discounts available on shopping stores. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

The developers of this rogue browser extension employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install SecureSave on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission.

Following successful infiltration, SecureSave generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
ShopHelper Adware

What is ShopHelper?

Created by Brightcircle Investments Ltd, the ShopHelper rogue browser add-on claims to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and displaying special deals/discounts available on shopping websites.

Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that ShopHelper is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP), since it employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' consent.

Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute their applications together with other software, and therefore, most infections are caused by careless download of free software from freeware download websites.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, ShopHelper tracks users' Internet browsing activity and generates intrusive online advertisements.

   
Ads by Browser Guardian App

What is Browser Guardian App?

Created by Intriguing Apps, Browser Guardian App claims to protect users from malware and spyware infections when surfing malicious websites. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

The developers of this rogue browser add-on employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install Browser Guardian App on Internet browsers without users' consent.

Bundling is a way to stealthily distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most users infect their computers with Browser Guardian App during download of free software from freeware download websites.

Following stealth installation on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Browser Guardian App generates numerous intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by ContextTrue

What is ContextTrue?

The ContextTrue browser add-on claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by displaying coupon ads when users visit online shopping websites. While this functionality may seem legitimate, be aware that the ContextTrue add-on is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application.

This plug-in infiltrates browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) through free software downloads using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. ContextTrue also causes diminished browser performance and intrusive ads.

At time of research, this potentially unwanted program (PUP) was distributed using DomaIQ free software download clients (fake downloads, such as Internet browser updates, hacking tools, etc.)

   
SoftCoup Ads

What is SoftCoup?

The SoftCoup rogue browser extension claims to save time and money by enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and displaying discounts/special deals available within online stores. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, SoftCoup is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

The developers of this rogue browser add-on employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install SoftCoup on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent.

Following successful infiltration, SoftCoup generates intrusive coupon advertisements that may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by SaveMass

What is SaveMass?

Created by a company called 'CBS Group', SaveMass is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and displaying the latest special deals/discounts available on shopping websites.

Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that SaveMass is categorized as adware since it employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers without users' permission.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, SaveMass generates intrusive coupon advertisements when user visits online stores.

   
Ads by protectedsurf

What is protectedsurf?

Created by Actually Apps (Intriguing Apps), protectedsurf is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to protect users from malware and spyware infections when browsing malicious websites. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that protectedsurf is categorized as adware.

The developers of this PUP employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute their software together with other programs. Therefore, most infections occur during download of free software from freeware download websites.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, protectedsurf generates numerous intrusive online advertisements including coupon, pop-up, sponsored link, targeted video ads, and most importantly, download offers of other rogue browser extensions also considered to be adware.

There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by Browser Protect

What is Browser Protect?

Developed by Intriguing Apps, Browser Protect is a rogue browser add-on claiming to protect users from malware and spyware infections while browsing the Internet. This may appear to be legitimate and useful functionality, however, be aware that Browser Protect is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

Browser Protect installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without users' consent via a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'.

Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute their applications together with other software, and therefore, most users infect their computers with this adware during download of free software on freeware download websites.

Following stealth installation, Browser Protect generates numerous intrusive online advertisements including sponsored link, coupon, banner, pop-up and targeted video ads, and download offers of other PUPs also considered to be adware. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Coupon Chaser Adware

What is Coupon Chaser?

Developed by Innovative Apps, Coupon Chaser is a rogue browser extension claiming to save time and money by enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and displaying the latest discounts/special deals available within shopping websites.

Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Coupon Chaser is considered to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware.

The developers of this potentially unwanted program employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Coupon Chaser on Internet browsers without users' consent.

Following successful installation on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Coupon Chaser generates various intrusive online advertisements including comparison shopping, text-link, coupon, and transitional ads. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Price Slayer Ads

What is Price Slayer?

Created by Innovative Apps, the Price Slayer rogue browser extension claims to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and displaying the latest special deals/discounts available within online stores. Although this functionality may appear legitimate and useful, be aware that Price Slayer is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application.

Price Slayer employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Bundling allows distribution of additional applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install Price Slayer during download of free software from freeware download websites.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Price Slayer generates numerous intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   

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