• How to remove Vertech Adware

    How to remove Vertech Adware

    How to remove Vertech Adware

     

    What is Vertech:

    Threat Classification: PUP/adware

    Vertech (a.k.a. Vertech Adware, Vertech Ads or Ads by Vertech) is a deceptive and bogus web app, that pretends to be able to improve user’s online browsing experience by providing various useful features and is basically distributed via a pay-per-install software bundles, that should have been installed recently on your system by deceiving your into thinking that it contains some popular freeware product. However, after performing a thorough inspection, our malware researchers classified it as a dangerous Adware and/or a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP), mainly because of the intrusive ads marketing it employs and because of the suspicious activity it conducts, when installed – collecting various private browsing data. If you have Vertech installed on your computer, you will definitely notice that once active, it starts showing all kinds of intrusive ads, pop-up windows and banners, which are making the web browsing near impossible. Our malware researchers came to the conclusion, that Ads by Vertech are generated by a malicious browser extension, usually installed under stealth or silent mode by some suspicious software bundle, downloaded from some questionable or even dangerous website. The Vertech is considered a vicious Adware by our research team as well as by the majority of the reputable malware researchers around the world. If you experience some of these nasty Vertech Ads on your PC, we strongly recommend you to perform a full system scan, using an up-to-date and reliable anti-malware product, just like the award-winning anti-malware product called – SpyHunter 4. After performing a thorough study, our security experts found out that the Vertech infection was designed in a very clever way – to earn a revenue for its developers by creating virtual layers right above the users’ web browser window, second the adware intercepts the entire web traffic and injecting various sponsor ads and/or links on almost every web page, requested by the user. Further tests have shown that, the adware is capable of modifying browser settings and/or system settings, without user’s permission or any other consent. Once active, the Vertech Adware starts collecting various private browsing data from the victim’s computer, which includes recent Web Searches, Browsing History, Location History, Usernames & Passwords, E-mail addresses, Cookies, Names, SSN, Credit Card information and other private data and even online banking credentials. The collected data will later be either sold or shared with other 3rd party companies, which will use it once again for their own marketing purposes. If your web browser start showing you various irritating ads by Vertech, Ads by Vertech, Vertech Ads, Ad by Vertech, Powered by Vertech, Brought by Vertech, Optimized by Vertech or Brought to you by Vertech – you should consider your PC compromised and infected by the Vertech adware. We strongly advise you to clean your computer as soon as possible to prevent further damage or even data lossThe Vertech works with all the well-known web browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. [Read More…]