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GistBox Clipper

Posted: April 27, 2015

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 8/10
Infected PCs: 7
First Seen: April 27, 2015
Last Seen: October 27, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

GistBox Clipper is an adware extension that has been created especially for Google Chrome users. Users may be misled to think that GistBox Clipper provides useful features related to a code sharing library. However, GistBox Clipper is known to produce tailored advertisements in excessive amounts that redirect users to third-party websites and generate online traffic for them. In addition, GistBox Clipper ads are considered unreliable as they are based on your web browsing history and habits online. As any other adware, GistBox Clipper may cause your computer to run rather sluggishly due to the excessive amounts of advertisements. In any case, GistBox Clipper is not as useful as advertised, and it is recommended to remove it.