Whenever you download new applications onto your computer, you have to be sure that you download them from a reliable websites. If you do not employ safe web browsing practice, sooner or later applications like UniCoupon will enter your computer, and they will flood you with annoying commercial advertisements that will most probably expose you to potentially dangerous content. If you are a security-minded user, you will remove UniCoupon from your computer immediately. This application is not able to infect you with malware, but it may cause particular security issues you should not ignore.
The homepage for UniCoupon can be accessed at unicoupon.info or unicoupons.info. Either way, the homepage is not useful at all because it does not provide you with direct download link, and it only says that UniCoupon can help you economize on your online spending. The main route of distribution for UniCoupon involves a wide network of third-party installers such as Amonetize, Vittalia and InstallRex. These installers are usually hiding on torrent and other p2p websites behind fake download buttons. Clicking a download button that has nothing to do with the file you want to download initiates bundled freeware download, and eventually UniCoupon gets installed on your computer.
According to our research, this application is compatible with all the main web browsers on the market – Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. What is more, the newest versions of Google Chrome block this extension and do not allow the system to add it to the browser. Nevertheless, the program still gets installed on the PC and starts collecting data on your web browsing habits. This data is used to generate customized advertisements that would be related to your most recent search queries. All the adware applications from this group apply the same tactics – SaveNShop, CouponScanner, LuckyCoupon and other programs exhibit the same infiltration symptoms.
However, here you have to understand that unless you click UniCoupon ads, malevolent third parties will not be able to access your personally non-identifiable data or redirect you to malware-related websites. Therefore, no matter what you do, do not click UniCoupon ads. The adware program cannot guarantee that they are embedded with safe and reliable content, so if you want to keep your system safe and clean, you will stay away from all the pop-up ads.
The best way to guarantee your system’s security is to remove UniCoupon and other adware applications from the immediately. Uninstall the program via Control Panel, and then delete the extension from your browser manually, and eventually – get yourself a powerful antispyware tool that will help you ensure your system’s safety and security in the future.
Windows Vista & Windows 7