Home Malware Programs Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) Kikblaster


Posted: April 27, 2015

Threat Metric

Ranking: 12,430
Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 1,541
First Seen: April 27, 2015
Last Seen: October 8, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The Kikblaster application is deemed by security researchers as adware that is designed to alter the behavior of your web browser in order to show ads. The Kikblaster adware may use a registry key to boot with Windows and launch a background service in order to present you with advertisements. The Kikblaster adware might show you banners, pop-up windows, and contextual ads in order to earn pay-per-click revenue for its developers. The Kikblaster adware may have entered your PC when you installed a freeware package via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. You should note that the Kikblaster adware may feature links to potentially harmful Internet locations where vulnerabilities in your web browser could be exploited and automatically download riskware on your PC. Moreover, the Kikblaster adware may use HTTP and session cookies to keep track of your online searches and preferred websites in order to generate tailor-suited ads. Security researchers add that the Kikblaster adware may slow down your web browser and hijack system resources. Needless to say, the activities of the Kikblaster adware may expose you to cyber threats and attacks by hackers, and you might wish to use a trustworthy anti-spyware tool to remove the Kikblaster adware.

Technical Details

Registry Modifications

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Additional Information

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