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Adware Generic_r.KG

Posted: April 24, 2014

Threat Metric

Ranking: 17,047
Threat Level: 1/10
Infected PCs: 934
First Seen: April 25, 2014
Last Seen: October 3, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Adware Generic_r.KG is an adware threat that may use system vulnerabilities to enter a computer without a PC user's knowledge. Adware Generic_r.KG may also spread and be installed on the PC as an optional program bundled with free software that computer users download and install from suspicious download websites. After installation, Adware Generic_r.KG may change the default browser settings on the computer. Adware Generic_r.KG may replace the default start page, search provider or a new tab page with a sponsored website that was designed possibly with the aim to generate advertising income from raised web traffic. Adware Generic_r.KG may also create and display unwanted pop-up ads in an effort to benefit from advertisements. Adware Generic_r.KG may freeze up websites or a Web browser.

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