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Fun Shopper

Posted: April 27, 2015

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 37
First Seen: April 17, 2015
Last Seen: June 22, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

There is nothing funny in the way the Fun Shopper browser widget functions because it is classified as adware that can cover your browser surface with numerous advertisements. The Fun Shopper adware may arrive on your PC as an additional component of a freeware package that most users don't bother to install via the 'Custom' or 'Advanced' option. The Fun Shopper adware can show banners, ad boxes, pop-up and pop-under windows loaded with commercials based on your recent searches on Google and preferred websites. Moreover, the Fun Shopper adware may suggest you to install riskware and redirect you to potentially harmful domains. The Fun Shopper adware functions similarly to Dollar Saver and EasyShop, and can use tracking cookies and DOM storage data to facilitate its operations. Security experts note that the Fun Shopper adware may appear as a browser extension, add-on and a plugin on your 'Programs and Features' list in 'Control Panel'. Removal of all files associated with the Fun Shopper adware can be executed by using a reliable anti-spyware application.