Browseandshop is an adware type program based on the JustPlugIt engine. This application has been deemed unreliable because it displays intrusive third-party advertisements, so we recommend that you remove it from your computer at your earliest convenience. We cite potential infections with malicious applications as the main reason for getting rid of this browser extension. You should also be aware of the fact that it could be used to gather information about your browsing habits without your knowledge or consent. So if you are concerned with privacy issues, you should remove it as well.
Browseandshop is known to be distributed on various nasty websites. Of course we are referring to those websites that distribute pirated software, but, you can also get this infection from various torrent websites as well. Fake download buttons are known to be used for distributing Browseandshop, so we can only advise you to be very cautious when visiting such websites, and consider avoiding them altogether. You should know that this adware app is not unique, since there are very similar apps to it, such as RightCoupon, RealDeal, TicTacCoupon, and LuckyCoupon.
Like most adware applications, Browseandshop has been developed to display commercial advertisements in the form of annoying pop-ups. However, this seemingly harmless application could cause you a lot of trouble, because the content it promotes is provided by various shady advertisers. Adware type applications are a magnet for cyber criminals and scammers to promote fictitious websites that contain download links to malicious software, such as Trojans or fake malware scanners. You should remove this program, because if you click a fake ad, you might get your computer infected with malware that could compromise your system’s security. Malicious applications could keep tabs on you browsing activities, steal personal data and files, and even damage your computer’s hardware.
As mentioned, Browseandshop could be used to gather information about the infected computer’s user. Usually, it collects information such as IP addresses, browser settings, browsing history and search queries. However, if cyber criminals exploit the vulnerabilities of this app, then it could be used as a keystroke recorder that in order to extract information, such as passwords, logins, and online banking credentials.
Therefore, we advise you to remove Browseandshop from your computer in order to prevent other malware from entering it. You should also remove it, because it can be used as a key logger to reveal personal information to cyber criminals. So do not trust this application, and get rid of it by using our manual removal guide.
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