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Cheesy Barbecue Bacon

Posted: December 27, 2017

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 96
First Seen: January 31, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Cheesy Barbecue Bacon is an unwanted add-on component for popular web browser applications. The services offered through Cheesy Barbecue Bacon are touted as being a method for improving the ability to surf the Internet. However, we have discovered Cheesy Barbecue Bacon to be offered through various 3rd party sites and automatically installed with random freeware apps and bundled software.

The removal of Cheesy Barbecue Bacon and its components are required to stop its unwanted actions and loading of redirected sites. Additionally, the components associated with Cheesy Barbecue Bacon are known to modify Internet settings causing alternative pages to be set as a default home page or new tab page. Reversing those settings and getting back to the normal Internet settings will necessitate the use of an antimalware tool.

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