• How to remove PerformanceAdExchange.com Popup Ads & Redirects

    How to remove PerformanceAdExchange.com Popup Ads & Redirects

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    How to remove Performanceadexchange.com popup ads&  redirects

    How to remove Performanceadexchange.com popup ads& redirects

    What is PerformanceAdExchange.com:

    Threat Classification: Adware

    Recently, we’ve noticed a peak in the emails from various users, that are experiencing issues with their web browsers and more specifically, when they are browsing the Internet, they claim to receive a lot of very annoying Popup Ads & Redirects by PerformanceAdExchange.com. After we’ve decided to take a closer look at this issue, our research team found out, that the PerformanceAdExchange.com Popup Ads & Redirects were caused by a rogue adware application, which appeared to been brought on the users’ systems using silent or stealth installation method via some suspicious software bundle, set to use by default the quiet install to avoid been noticed by the owner. Upon further tests, we were able to uncover, that this Adware could open random popups and show lots of ads on almost every web page the user visits. Our researchers also concluded, that the so-called PerformanceAdExchange.com Adware is capable of taking over various systems and to monitor it web traffic and to collect all kinds of private browsing data, including IP addresses, web searches and search results, cookies and even web credentials like username and/or passwords, financial information like credit card numbers, bank accounts etc. That;s why, our security experts are recommending all users, that value their privacy and safety to stop using the affected computers and to run on them a full system malware scan, using an up-to-date, reputable and reliable anti-malware application, like the SpyHunter. [Read More…]