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About This Ad

Posted: April 25, 2014

Threat Metric

Ranking: 10,427
Threat Level: 1/10
Infected PCs: 1,658
First Seen: April 25, 2014
Last Seen: October 15, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

About This Ad is known to be an adware threat, which may proliferate and enter the computer system through a variety of packaged free software. If the PC user wants to evade the download of About This Ad, he has to be very attentive when downloading free applications on the computer system from various download websites. About This Ad may access the PC as an additional program bundled with freeware and then show intrusive pop-up advertisements on the PC claiming that they are sent to the computer user by About This Deals or About This Ads. If unwanted pop-up advertisements of About This Ad occur on the PC, this may indicate that About This Ad is installed on the computer system. Once installed, About This Ad may embed various toolbars, browser extensions, plug-ins and add-ons on the Web browser for the aim of generating advertising revenue.

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