• How to remove LookForWord Adware

    How to remove LookForWord Adware

    How to remove LookForWord adware

     

    What is LookForWord:

    Threat Classification: PUP/adware

    LookForWord (a.k.a. LookForWord 1.0) is an adware and/or a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Product), developed by Revizer Technologies Ltd. and claims to improve users’ browsing experience, by providing the lyrics of every music video, played from youtube for free. However, after a closer review and multiple tests, our malware researchers were able to find out, that LookForWord uses a very aggressive advertising methods and it actually collects various private information from all of its installs. Furthermore, our security experts agreed with the majority of the reputable malware researchers and the classified LookForWord as an adware and/or a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP), mainly because it employed intrusive ad marketing and the suspicious private information gathering, once LookForWord is installed – (collects lots of private browsing data from the victim’s computer). LookForWord is capable of system infiltration without user permission or other consent, which causes random browser redirects, browser settings modification and other potentially harmful events for user privacy. Our security specialists recommend the LookForWord removal as it may seem a significant threat to users’ online security and identity. Many security experts and malware analysts are strongly recommending the use of the latest, award-winning anti-malware product SpyHunter 4. The distribution of such kind of malware infections has being done mainly via suspicious or questionable software bundles, hosted by suspicious and even dangerous websites around the world. These software bundles are configured to perform silent or stealth installations and keep the extra installs away from the eyes of the victim. After successful installation, the LookForWord will change your browser settings as well as some of the system settings, making the recovery even harder. Moreover, LookForWord starts monitoring and collecting all kinds of private data, including browsing history, web searches and their locations, account credentials, tracking cookies as well as other sensitive private information. If you think, you have LookForWord installed on your PC, your desktop and browser windows will be filled with intrusive and annoying web ads, banners, pop-up windows or other 3rd party advertisements. If you start getting various web ads, claiming they are – By LookForWord, Ads by LookForWord, LookForWord Ads, Powered By LookForWord, Brought by LookForWord or Brought to you by LookForWord – you should consider your computer infected by a dangerous malware and we strongly advise you to remove the LookForWord adware as soon as possible. LookForWord adware works well with all known browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. [Read More…]