- Annoying Pop-up's
- Shows commercial adverts
- Connects to the internet without permission
We at Pcthreat.com rarely come across an adware application that is not in the English language, but this is one of those cases. Emaildescontos’s EULA is in the Portuguese language. But that is where its uniqueness ends, since it is just another adware application that can put your computer’s security in jeopardy. So, we recommend that you remove this program so you would not have to deal with potentially dangerous applications that could be promoted via Emaildescontos, among other things that will be discussed in greater detail throughout this article.
Emaildescontos is not one of those adware programs that are distributed via dedicated websites. Since it is obviously malicious, and no one would install it willingly, the developers made arrangements to bundle it with applications that are featured on free software distributing websites, such as Brorthersoft.com. The infection belongs to AdwareROI a developer that specializes in providing advertising services. However, this program is not listed among its products at Adwareroi.com. In fact none of the adware used by this advertiser is featured.
If your computer becomes infected with Emaildescontos, the application will start displaying numerous coupons, pop-ups, and banners. It must be said that the infection is compatible with the three most widely used browsers, namely Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer. If installed, the program will gather information about your shopping and browsing habits. This means that the app will acquire the browsing history, search queries, geographical locations, browser settings, and so on. This is done in order for the advertisers to make adjustments to their marketing tactics. Of course it is all about money, so they use the information to tailor advertisements to specific users.
The problem is that there is no way of knowing whether the promoted content is legitimate, since anyone can approach the advertisers, pay and use their services. The advertisers to not endorse the promoted content so there is a real danger that the ads promoted by Emaildescontos can contain links to fictitious online shopping websites and malicious downloads. Chances are that you might experience a financial loss by purchasing non-existent merchandise. Furthermore, you computer could become infected with malicious applications such as adware, browser hijackers, rogue applications, and so on. Therefore, we recommend that you remove this infection, but doing it manually will leave some junk files that should be cleaned up by using an anti-malware scanner.
All in all, Emaildescontos is bad news. Clearly, the application is of no use the average user, since it is made only to benefit the developers and their clients. In the worst case scenario you might get tricked or your PC could be infected with more malicious applications. We strongly recommend using an antimalware scanner to remove Emaildescontos. However, you can use manual removal if you so desire. The choice is yours to make
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