What Is NinjaLoader?
NinjaLoader is a program that is promoted as a free media downloader. It supposedly helps users download videos from various video-sharing platforms. This definitely makes it alluring for users. However, NinjaLoader has been classified as a potentially unwanted program. This is because it will start generating advertisements on the user’s browser after it has been installed. The program is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. As adware programs are generally considered to be unwanted applications, we recommend removing NinjaLoader right away. Otherwise, it will not only annoy you with constant ads, but it may also make your system susceptible to infection.
Where Does NinjaLoader Come from?
It is likely that you have not installed NinjaLoader on your computer willingly. The program has an official website, where it says that it can only be downloaded by users in the US and Great Britain. It is known that NinjaLoader can be distributed through bundled downloads. This means that it is attached to installers of freeware. This way, it can be installed without users noticing. Typical users keep clicking the Next button over and over again. This is what bundled downloads take advantage of as the additional programs will be set for installation by default. So next time you install freeware make sure to be really careful.
What Does NinjaLoader Do?
Once NinjaLoader has been installed on your computer, it will be attached to your browser. Now, whenever you browse the web, it will start showing various advertisements. As it is an adware program, NinjaLoader will also keep track of your browsing activities. And it is possible for the information it collects on your browsing to be shared with third parties. There is no way to miss the ads that are presented by NinjaLoader as they will be labeled as “Ads by NinjaLoader.”
Is NinjaLoader Dangerous?
NinjaLoader itself is not harmful. However, the fact that it has uses shady tactics to enter your computer should alert you whether it should be trusted. The real issue with adware programs such as NInjaLoader is that the web pages they promote may not always prove to be reliable. There is a risk that some of them will actually lead to harmful websites. Sometimes they may try phishing schemes on users, and at others they may attempt to directly infect the user’s system with malware. Then, you will have more severe problems for your computer and the data that you store on it will most likely be targeted and stolen.
How to Remove NinjaLoader?
Since NinjaLoader is not malicious software, it is not difficult to remove it. You can do this though Control Panel and the list of programs that is featured there. Find NinjaLoader and uninstall it. Unfortunately, there is a chance that there are more unwanted programs on your PC that have entered it alongside NinjaLoader. Furthermore, we mentioned that the activities of the adware can lead to some malware entering your computer. This is why we recommend that users acquire reliable security software on your system. It will deal with all unwanted programs and infections that are on computer and protect it against any intruders that may try to infiltrate it.
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