Offertz is a potentially unwanted application that mainly targets Italian speaking computer users. However, it does not mean that you are absolutely safe, and Offertz will not enter your computer. This application functions as an adware program, and it means that it may also be distributed by the same methods. Hence, it is very likely that Offertz will find its way into your computer even if you do not download it directly. It would be in your best interest to remove Offertz from the system because this program could inadvertently expose you to corrupted third-party websites.
There are two main ways of distribution employed by this application. First, you can download Offertz at shopping.offertz.com. It is the main homepage for the program, and you can find the basic information provided there. It is in Italian, so it clearly means that the main target audience is Italian users. Another method of distribution is through bundled downloads. In such a case you most probably downloaded Offertz together with other unwanted adware applications. They are often distributed on third-party file hosting websites. If you need to download a new program, make sure you download it from the official website, otherwise a third-party installer may bring along a number of unnecessary and potentially malicious programs.
However, even if you download Offertz from the official website, you need to remain attentive during the installation because the official installer comes with Findeer search engine. If you do fail to un-tick one option during the installation, your homepage will be changed to search.findeer.com. This modification affects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers. Findeer does not modify your default search engine, but it is not recommended to keep using this search provider. Findeer cannot provide you with reliable search results because the search engine is used to display commercial ads and discount offers. Technically, Offertz should provide you with relevant information on where to buy the cheapest goods, but it only displays ads for its partners, and it is not objective.
What is more, Offertz may collect information on your web browsing habits in order to display customized commercial advertisements. It is obvious that pop-up ads are annoying, but they are also the main security concern when it comes to adware applications. Even if Offertz really intends to provide you with shopping information, it cannot guarantee that you will be redirected to safe and reliable websites. Therefore, if you want to avoid any potential computer security threats, you ought to remove Offertz right now.
After you uninstall Offertz manually, make sure you scan the system with a reliable antispyware tool because there is a high chance that there are more unwanted programs on board. Do everything to protect the PC from harm.
How to remove Offertz
Windows Vista & Windows 7
How to remove Findeer from browser