Home Malware Programs Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) BrickPreserver


Posted: November 25, 2014

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 8/10
Infected PCs: 227
First Seen: November 25, 2014
Last Seen: April 26, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

BrickPreserver is adware that displays numerous ads, pop-ups and banners across your web browsers. It is used as an advertisement platform for third parties. Content displayed in ads by BrickPreserver may offer users to download Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). PUPs such as BrickPreserver is known to keep track of user's online activity in order to display targeted advertisement. Users need to be aware that PUPs or adware usually comes along with freeware. You can counter the installation of BrickPreserver by reviewing additional installations via the 'Advanced' or 'Custom' option. Users might find useful the features of anti-spyware tools that can protect them from adware.