Threat Type: Software based, victim enabled
Examples of Threats:
Popping up advertisements all over your computer screen
Installing programs to collect and report data on your Internet browsing habits
Inserting toolbar or searchbar programs into your browser or applications, such as Internet Explorer, which slow down your computer’s performance
Collecting and reporting information about which websites you visit so that you can be targeted more effectively with advertisements and marketing
Install and enable a popup blocker.
Install and enable a spyware/adware blocker.