Home Malware Programs Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) Hd4Good


Posted: April 3, 2015

Threat Metric

Ranking: 11,657
Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 1,860
First Seen: April 3, 2015
Last Seen: September 16, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

HD4Good is classified a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that exhibits adware capabilities, created by Buca Apps. Creators of HD4Good claim that the extension can enhance the quality of watching videos online. Typically, unwanted applications such as HD4Good are used to mislead users that they provide useful features related to their online activities. However, PUPs such as HD4Good are utilized by adware creators as monetization platforms. Delivery methods of unwanted programs like HD4Good are various; however, the most common distribution method is bundling. Once installed on your computer, HD4Good automatically starts collecting information such as IP address, frequently visited websites, and search queries. Data collection is performed in order to generate user-orientated advertisements. According to computer security experts HD4Good is not a reliable application, and users are not advised to click on ads provided by it. Other similar applications to HD4Good such as Edu App, KeyCoupons, and InfiniNet, are also known to provide relevant ads in order to redirect users to third-party websites.