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Ads by Song

Posted: November 30, 2015

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 8/10
Infected PCs: 344
First Seen: November 30, 2015
Last Seen: March 25, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

If you encounter some aggressive ads with the slogan 'Generated by Song' during your surfing sessions, then there is certainly adware on your PC. This questionable software is there for only one reason, which is to make sponsored third-party sites more popular. Song may attach rather firmly as an extension to all available browsers, including the most popular ones such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This trivial name is not selected randomly. The developers of suspicious tools often name them in such a way that will make it very hard to find information about them on the Internet. This fact means that even if you decide to install the adware intentionally, your efforts to find a site that hosts it will most likely be in vain.

Song doesn't use direct and authorized downloads to reach its customers. Instead, it may be found in different software bundles, where the main program is most often free of charge. In case the users select the 'Quick' menu or clicks the 'I agree' buttons without reading, they may agree to load the adware accidentally. After it gets installed, Song may create additional banners, pop-ups, interstitial ads and animations immediately. Most of them may try to draw your attention with eye-catching colors. You may face the same commercial materials in most of the pages that you open, which may soon enough become an annoying process. The mere existence of marketing elements may seize a part of your PC's resources, which may lead to occasional speed drops, freezes and crashes. The displayed offers and discounts may be related to your browsing history. If you want to check them, you should be careful because the legitimacy of the sponsored sites may be doubtful. In order delete Song from your browsers, you need to scan the PC with suitable security software.

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