Home Malware Programs Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) PUP.LiMo


Posted: October 28, 2014

Threat Metric

Ranking: 6,809
Threat Level: 1/10
Infected PCs: 2,312
First Seen: October 28, 2014
Last Seen: October 3, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

PUP.LiMo is an adware-related application that is designed to promote commercial advertisements redirecting users to unwanted webpages. PUP.LiMo adware is mainly distributed by bundling techniques or when users visit untrusted websites. PUP.LiMo may cause your computer to perform slower and to cause your browser to crash without any obvious reason. PUP.LiMo may also slow down your Internet connection and change browsers' homepages. What is more, PUP.LiMo might manipulate search results so that clicking advertisements does not only redirect users, and thus users generate web traffic that is then turned into profits.