ExtraShopper is yet another newly crafted adware application based on the JustPlugIt engine. Quite a few applications are based on this engine; the list includes Cinem4s, Less2Pay, LuckyCoupon, KingCoupon, ExstraCoupon to name a few. If any of these applications including ExtraShopper are found running on your system, you should know that removal is the only way to go. Usually users are manipulated into installing ExtraShopper due to the misleading marketing strategies employed by the vendors of this program. They promise you that you will save money using ExtraShopper as it will display discount deals and coupons with the lowest prices possible. Unfortunately, that is not how ExtraShopper works. You will only be displayed worthless ads that will make surfing the web a difficult task. Remove ExtraShopper immediately if you do not want to risk further exposure of your system to other malicious applications.
Once ExtraShopper enters your system, it will install browser extensions to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. In some cases, removal of extensions via settings menu is not possible so a thorough removal of ExtraShopper is needed. These browser extensions are constantly interacting with numerous adware servers in order to display adverts, coupons, and annoying pop-ups within your browser.
Since it is well-known that adware servers are linked to various internet-based infections and their distributions, it is not surprising that some of the provided ads by ExtraShopper contain redirect links. You could be redirected to various suspicious websites. It is plausible to land on a corrupted website implemented with an exploit called arbitrary code execution exploit meaning that just by landing on such a website there is a high risk of infecting your system with malware. The other possibility is that you could be redirected to a fake online shop. It might seem very tempting as fake web stores offer extremely low prices, but you need to realize that they are created by cybercriminals to steal your sensitive data. Both instances are dangerous, to put it mildly. It is self-evident why ExtraShopper must be removed ASAP.
It was noticed that ExtraShopper is distributed via bundled installers. The usual installers used to spread this invasive application are InstallRex, Vittalia, and Amonetize. If you encounter any of these installers, you should remove them without hesitation. Most of the time these dubious setup files are available on third-party download websites. Stick to official websites for your software download as it is your best bet to avoid dubious applications entering your PC. Also, it is paramount that you install a professional antimalware tool for security proposes.
Fortunately, ExtraShopper can be easily removed. Uninstalling it via Control Panel does the trick and stops the annoying and malicious activities. But that does not mean that every single bit of ExtraShopper was removed. We advise you to analyze your system for potential leftovers of ExtraShopper. If you think that you will not be able to execute the analysis, you should use a licensed malware detection and removal tool for that.
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