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GovernorInspector Ads

Posted: February 27, 2015

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 8/10
Infected PCs: 16
First Seen: February 27, 2015
Last Seen: July 24, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

GovernorInspector is classified as adware that is known to integrate a web browser extension or add-on. Distribution methods of GovernorInspector vary from visiting malicious websites to downloading other free applications that are bundled with GovernorInspector. Bundling marketing method is a common way of distributing adware-related applications such as GovernorInspector as users lack attention during software installation. However, once installed, GovernorInspector brings plenty of irritating ads like banners, coupons, and pop-ups. As any other adware extension, GovernorInspector collects information about your online activities in order to present relevant ads. It is not advised to click on ads presented by GovernorInspector as they are created to redirect you to unreliable web locations from where more infections might occur.