Ad-supported software is a very common form of malware that usually has many clones and its developers frequently have them updated. This article is dedicated to Underground Coupon a program that you ought to remove as soon as you notice its presence on your PC. We have tested this application and have found that it can promote malicious websites that can get your computer infected with other ad-supported applications and install potentially unwanted programs. Therefore, if you want to keep your computer out of harm’s way, then you have to delete this adware. However, before we get into all that we invite you to learn more about it.
We have found that Underground Coupon was published by MDMExclusives/MyDailyMoment, which is a known trademark of Flatiron Media. This company may be located in the state of New York, US but that is unconfirmed information. In any case, not much is known about this company, but from what we have found, it is relatively new to the adware scene. This company has emerged at the beginning of 2016 and since then it has steadily released new editions of adware. Underground Coupon is the newest addition to the “fleet,” but we want to mention some of its older clones that are still around and they include CrunchTravel, Social Pogo, and Flexible Family. Note that all of these programs referred to above are disseminated in pretty much the same way, so on that note, let us see how is distributed.
We have found that like most of its clones, it is advertised by browser hijackers that feature a link to its main website Undergroundcoupon.com. We have also discovered that it may be advertised by other adware-type applications, but we have yet to find an example of this promotion method. In any case, the promotions via adware should also redirect you to the main website mentioned above. Some of this program’s clones are also distributed using bundled software that is hosted on freeware-distributing internet sites. At any rate, the installer featured on Undergroundcoupon.com is a deceptive one. It counts on your inattentiveness to install additional software. While configuring this installer, it may offer you to install a potentially unwanted program, such as System Healer, MyPcBackUp, and others. So you have to click decline not to install these applications. At any rate, you should avoid installing Underground Coupon as well.
A potentially unwanted program is, in general, not considered malicious, more like useless, because it does not do anything. Adware, on the other hand, is considered malicious due to its deceptive distribution methods and tendencies to promote questionable and often dangerous content, which mostly comes as software. Once the installation process is complete, this program will force open Internet Explorer and load http://interest6.valuedinformation.com/numbers/?t=5&c1=UAOCD::. This website is set to load only one time, but it is not dangerous since all of the links featured on it do not work. You can either launch this application using the shortcut on the desktop, but it will often launch at random and display its promotions using a dedicated adverting window and Internet Explorer. Both of these platforms show different content but run simultaneously.
While testing this adware we have found that it promotes all kinds of shady content. It might show you a certificate claiming that you have won a $ 3, 500-worth of prizes that include an iPad Mini, Samsung Smart TV, and a few others. Also, Internet Explorer might load various questionable advertising websites, such as http://savings-galleria.com/?agent_ID=202081&campaign_ID=6389. Our analysis has shown that in some cases this application may offer you to install Adobe Flash Player. However, its installer is bundled with potentially unwanted programs, such as One System Care, Money Viking, and Eshield Safe Search. Now, the Adobe Flash Player that you get is legitimate, but the programs that come with it are of questionable reliability, we recommend that you search our website for more information about them.
As you can see, Underground Coupon is a program dedicated to promoting shady websites and software that can compromise your computer’s security and even your personal security. Therefore, it is vital to get rid of it as soon as possible. After testing this application we have determined that uninstalling it via Control Panel removes all of its files and registry keys, so please follow our instructions located below.