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External Source Ads

Posted: February 20, 2015

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 8/10
Infected PCs: 54
First Seen: February 20, 2015
Last Seen: September 2, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Ads by External Source appear on top of your Google results? This is a clear sign that your computer has been infected with an adware application, created with the purpose of gaining revenue via Internet users. External Source is classified an adware-supported browser add-on or extension that is often found bundled with other free programs. External Source is promoted as a search results enhancement browser tool. External Source extension also claims to provide quick access to relevant images, videos, etc. In reality, External Source add-on presents sponsored results and may redirect users to untrusted websites.