Inbox3, also known as Inbox3 Browser and Inbox3 virus, is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is developed by Inbox.com and is ad-supported. Once installed, Inbox3 may change the default browser. Furthermore, Inbox3 may add a registry entry to the Windows Registry so that it runs automatically every time the PC is rebooted. Its removal is advisory.
Inbox3 Distribution Technique
Inbox3 may have entered the system alongside a free software product available on legitimate freeware/ shareware pages. The technique is dubbed bundling and is mostly used for financial reasons such as covering money losses and monetizing various platforms. The download of unwanted programs may be bypassed by opting for the advanced installer and deselecting additional applications.
Programs like Inbox3 may also be promoted on the very same freeware/ shareware pages. No matter how useful such applications may appear to the user, he should be very careful when choosing his software.
Applications that are supported by advertisements are known to generate the display of ad-related content. It may be in the form of pop-up/ pop-under windows, banners, and in-text ads. Clicking any of them may redirect the user to potentially malicious pages where malware is often distributed. Attack’s pages may also be used for phishing.
Furthermore, ad-supported apps may add session cookies to the browser and thus compromise the user’s online privacy. Session cookies are also known as tracking cookies, and as its name suggest, the user’s Internet movements may be followed and his private details collected.
Considering the information given above, the removal of Inbox3 is recommended. Uninstallation information may be uploaded on its official website. However, the alterations of the Windows registry associated with Inbox3 may get in the way of complete removal.
The installation of a trustworthy anti-malware program to scan, detect and delete all threats is a good choice.
Another option appropriate for above-average users is following the manual guide provided below.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter