ads (virus) – spam

From ads ads and notifications can cause other infections or malware installations because third-party sponsors are involved. These adware-type intruders focus on the advertising materials and online traffic controls because the pay-per-click revenue[1] formation and collecting page visits is the main goal of the PUP.

The potentially unwanted program is focused on showing users various ads and commercial content that can promote other applications and even tools. These notifications or pop-up ads can constantly expose to shady platforms, so the additional advertisers receive views and page visits, helping with further PUP distribution.

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