Web Protector sounds like an application that is supposed to help you improve the safety of your web browsing. There are many applications that offer to add more functions to your browser, but most of the time many of them are related to computer security issues. The same applies to Web Protector as well. This adware application may not be extremely dangerous, but you will do yourself a favor if you remove Web Protector right now, as this application could be used by cyber criminals to promote unreliable content. So get rid of this app before it is too late.
Our research team says that Web Protector supports only Internet Explorer; it does not seem that the application installs extensions to the other major web browsers. Nevertheless, even if you do not use Internet Explorer, it does not mean you can ignore Web Protector altogether. This adware application is very similar to Site Finder, and you can expect Web Protector to function just like its predecessor as well.
Normally, adware programs pretend to be useful browser extensions that can help users locate particular websites or find particular goods at a lower price. As far as Web Protector is concerned, the application should make your web browsing safer, but that is definitely doubtful.
Once Web Protector manages to enter your computer bundled with freeware (because there is no direct distribution source), the application employs tracking cookies to collect information on your web browsing habits. Afterwards, Web Protector shows pop-ups at the bottom of your screen, urging you to update your Flash player. Needless to say, this offer should be ignored because Flash player updates must be downloaded only from the official Adobe Flash website. If you click the Web Protector pop-up, you will be redirected to a website that distributes adware and malware.
Therefore, we can see that rather than being a useful computer security tool, Web Protector exposes your system to further threats that could eventually cripple your computer. Remove Web Protector right now and then invest in a legitimate computer security application to ensure your system’s stability.
Please keep in mind that Web Protector must have arrived with some other unwanted applications when you downloaded freeware from third-party file sharing websites. Users often are unaware of the fact they install multiple unwanted applications when they download some shareware program. Please be more considerate of your computer security and terminate Web Protector, along with all the other potential threats, at once.
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