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Global Gadget

Posted: May 15, 2015

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 23
First Seen: May 12, 2015
Last Seen: January 10, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Global Gadget is yet another adware product created and developed by SuperWeb LLC. Adware extensions or add-ons are known to be distributed using a variety of questionable methods. Users may unwillingly install Global Gadget as it is bundled with the third-party software. In other cases, users may acquire Global Gadget by downloading it from their official website at globalgadget.net or as a drive-by download from a dubious website. In any case, Global Gadget is not as useful as it seems, and computer security experts do not recommend keeping it on your PC. Adware extensions such as Global Gadget are known to collect information from your browsers and utilize it to promote intrusive commercial ads. Advertisements by Global Gadget are not reliable as they are tailored and may redirect you to unwanted websites.

Technical Details

Additional Information

The following directories were created:
%PROGRAMFILES%\Global Gadget%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Global Gadget