Content Defender is one of those adware applications that pretend they can provide you with some useful service but seldom live up to their promises. Content Defender says that it can protect your computer from potential threats you may encounter on the Internet, but it does not even try doing that. This program will collect information on your web browsing habits so that it could display commercial advertisements whenever you access supported websites. This could easily result in particular computer security issues that could be prevented if you removed Content Defender at once.
When you get ready to delete Content Defender from your computer, you should also look for additional applications that might have arrived together with the adware program. According to our tests, this program usually arrives bundled with Russian adware applications, such as Torrent Search or eTranslator. The point is that it is not possible to download and install Content Defender individually because the official website does not offer any direct download link. If you were to access contentdefender.org, you would only find generic information on the program, but there would be nothing useful there. It is obvious that the website is just an empty shell that is there to trick unsuspecting users into believing Content Defender is the real deal.
However, when an application enters your computer unexpectedly, you can’t expect anything decent from it. Albeit Content Defender will not try to infect you with malware, soon you will find yourself exposed to a variety of computer security threats. How does Content Defender do that? The adware program displays commercial advertisements. A lot of websites out there support third-party advertising to generate financial profit or cover their maintenance cost. When the adware application enters your PC, it exchanges all the commercial ads on such websites with its own. Chances are you will see multiple Russian pop-ups and other types of ads when you browse the Internet.
It goes without saying that you should never click these ads. Although it might seem that they want to provide you with something that is related to your likes and preferences, the truth is that Content Defender is only a distribution tool employed by a number of advertising networks. This means that the program does not review the third-party links that are embedded in the ads. Consequently, almost anyone can make use of the application for content promotion as long as they know how. You can be sure that cyber criminals will definitely know how to exploit Content Defender for corrupted content distribution.
That is why we strongly encourage you to remove Content Defender from your computer as soon as possible. We provide a manual removal guide for you below, so you can uninstall the application without any difficulties. However, please bear in mind that you are bound to have more unwanted applications on your PC. As mentioned, Content Defender always comes in a software package with some other adware programs.
If you think that you cannot find all the potential threats on your own, you can always run a full system scan with the SpyHunter free scanner and then delete the unwanted programs automatically. Should you have any further questions about adware and adware removal, please leave us a comment below.
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