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BocaEdit Ads

Posted: February 26, 2015

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 8/10
Infected PCs: 12
First Seen: February 27, 2015
Last Seen: March 12, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

BocaEdit is classified a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that has adware capabilities. As most of other adware-laced apps, BocaEdit is known to be bundled with third-party applications. Once you install BocaEdit that pretends to be a useful program, you may notice that there are sudden changes in the settings of your browser as it installs a browser add-on or extension. Adware-supported software such as BocaEdit is known to cause several types of online advertisements while browsing. Ads by BocaEdit may be banners, pop-ups, and hyperlinked text, and they are based on your web activities. BocaEdit has the capability of collecting data about your browsing history, search queries, etc. Data collection by adware programs is done for the purpose of creating user-relevant ads.