A new app has appeared on the web, called Coupon Buddy, and it is reported to be a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) by security experts and closely related to Conduit Search. Coupon Buddy may be installed on your computer mainly through third party installers, as a part of the installation agreement. However, it is considered by experts to be an adware that poses a risk to some extent to your PC.
How is Coupon Buddy Described?
The Coupon Buddy app is believed to display intrusive pop-up windows with the latest in promotions and coupons, mainly regarding online shopping. However, the famous retailers do not claim responsibility for the ads that are displayed there, even though the application claims to have relations with them. Also, Coupon Buddy may show annoying random redirects to websites and some claim that it even might include tracking programs with the goal to deliver the user targeted advertisements, based on the searches he does on the web.
Other options that the developers claim the program has on their website are:
- Deals in different categories (Automotive, Clothes, Technology).
- Offers with huge discounts in suspicious third-party businesses.
- Sign up for social services such as Facebook and Twitter.
Another thing that raises suspicion is that it Coupon Buddy has relations to Conduit Search. It is classified as a suspicious search engine which is also connected with a site , believed to be adware, through redirects, called Player.all4search.net.
What Can Coupon Buddy Do To My PC?
There are many ways in which software, such as Coupon Buddy may affect a system, varying on the risks that it could pose. One of the biggest risks is the third party businesses that appear in the ads. Also, it is supposed that it installs persistent cookies to collect information and target specific user groups with ads. Other effects might occur, such as annoying slowdowns in PC performance.
How Do I Remove Coupon Buddy?
It is highly recommended to remove Coupon Buddy from your System, following the steps provided by experts below. Or in case you lack sufficient experience in coping with such threats, you should download special software to help you remove unwanted programs.
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