• How to remove Ahoy Traveler Ads

    How to remove Ahoy Traveler Ads

    How to delete Ahoy Traveler Ads


    What is Ahoy Traveler:

    Threat Classification: PUP/adware

    If your web browser suddenly starts showing you lots of web traffic by these annoying Ads by Ahoy Traveler, our security researchers strongly recommend to perform a full system malware scan using some proven anti-malware software product like the SpyHunter 4. Furthermore, our security research team found that the annoying Ahoy Traveler Ads are caused by a malicious software, that was installed like a browser add-on or browser plugin or browser extension on your PC and is a part of a vicious and dangerous malware infection, which sole purpose is to get all of your private data – including usernames, passwords, email addresses, real names, SSN, Credit Card information or other financial information even online banking accounts. Our security experts have already warned us, that although Ahoy Traveler pretends to provide many useful features, it was classified as a dangerous adware and a PUP by the majority of the reputable security research teams around the globe. Our security researchers found out that, the adware contains a malicious browser extension, that was distributed mainly via questionable or even dangerous software bundles, configured to install the Ahoy Traveler by default in silent (or stealth) mode, concealing it from the victims. This kind of adware is used by developers to generate income by redirecting web traffic to their sponsor links or ads. If your desktop is overflown by ads “by Ahoy Traveler” , “Ads by Ahoy Traveler”, “Ahoy Traveler Ads”, “Ad by Ahoy Traveler”, “Powered by Ahoy Traveler”, “Brought by Ahoy Traveler”, “Optimized by Ahoy Traveler” or “Brought to you by Ahoy Traveler” – you should consider your computer infected by the Ahoy Traveler adware. Furthermore, it could collect all kind of sensitive and private information from your computer, including browsing history, tracking cookies, usernames, emails, IP addresses and even financial information. Please note, that the ads, shown by the Ahoy Traveler should NOT BE considered SAFE and you should avoid clicking on them! The adware works just fine with all the well-known web browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. [Read More…]