It seems like BlockAndSurf and Safe-Surf have a new clone on the block, because users are complaining about Blacklister ads already. Blacklister is obviously an adware application that displays commercial ads, but on blacklister.net it is promoted as a useful browser extension that makes the Internet safe for children. The question is whether Blacklister ads can really make the Internet safer with an increasing amount of potentially corrupted content that gets promoted through these commercial advertisements. Hence, it is in your best interest to remove Blacklister ads from your computer right now.
The application that generates Blacklister ads cannot be downloaded at the official homepage. It is common to many adware applications, especially the ones from the Lyrics family. Nevertheless, if you happen to download Blacklister ads bundled with freeware applications from third party websites, you will soon notice that Blacklister affects all main browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome) by adding extensions and collecting data on your web browsing history. This information is collected in order to generate a stream of custom advertisements that would be related to your likes and preferences. This would only increase the possibility of you clicking the ads, so no matter what you do; you should not lick Blacklister ads.
Since Blacklister ads application cannot be downloaded at the official website you might be confused as to where this program comes from. The answer is – bundled downloads. Such adware applications are very often included in third party downloaders and installers, and users are often too negligent to notice that they install more than just one application at a time. Before you know it, there are many unwanted applications installed on your computer, and you are constantly harassed by commercial advertisements. So much for safer Internet.
If you do not click the advertisements, you most probably will avoid being redirected to potentially corrupted websites. After all Blacklister ads and similar adware applications are created in order to generate financial revenue to its creators, so when you get redirected to an unfamiliar website, you increase website traffic and help the people behind Blacklister ads make money, because adware applications employ pay-per-click systems.
Either way, to avoid any potential computer security threats you need to terminate Blacklister ads as soon as possible. Follow the manual removal instructions below to uninstall Blacklister through Control Panel. In some cases it might not be enough to get rid of adware applications completely. Not to mention that Blacklister gets distributed with other programs, so a full system scan with a licensed antimalware tool if absolutely necessary.
Do all you can to protect your computer from harm. In case you need any further assistance with Blacklister ads removal, please contact us by leaving a comment in the box below this description.
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