|Name||Gem Grab Ads|
|Short Description||Gem Grab Ads is promoted as an application of unclear purpose|
|Symptoms||Display of unwanted advertisements.|
|Distribution Method||In freeware packages (bundling).|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Gem Grab Ads|
What Are Gem Grab Ads?
Gem Grab Ads are produced by an adware program that is on your computer. They can appear not only as pop-ups and banners, but in in-text form, as well. These ads can be presented on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Although Gem Grab’s supposed purpose is to enhance your browsing, it will do nothing of the sort. Adware programs are just a nuisance, and they will not help you with anything. What is more, they can even prove to be a risk for your system’s security. If you see any Gem Grab Ads on your computer, make sure to remove them as soon as possible.
Where Did Gem Grab Ads Come from?
The program Gem Grab does have an official website, but it is not possible to download it from there. In fact, there is little information on the website about what the program actually does. This is quite suspicious in itself. As it is usual for adware programs, they are distributed through bundled downloads. Gem Grab will be attached to a variety of free programs that are available on third-part websites. This is why you should be careful where you download your programs from. Also make sure to not skip through the installation, and always opt for the Advanced/Custom option. This way you will have the opportunity to decline any additional software that is about to be installed.
What Do Gem Grab Ads Do?
As soon as the adware is installed, it will attach an extension to your browser. Then, it will start generating its advertisements. These will just get in the way of your browsing. They are also very likely to be related to your online activities. Adware programs can collect relevant information and show users targeted advertisements. This is done only to trick you into clicking on the ads, and this is something we do not recommend.
Why Are Gem Grab Ads Harmful?
The issue with Gem Grab Ads is that some of them may take you to unreliable or malicious websites. And you cannot be certain which ones these will be until after you have already landed on the harmful website. Cyber criminals have a number of ploys they can use to scam you. They can use a phishing scheme, which has the purpose of tricking you into sharing your sensitive details, or they can perform a malware attack on your system. This way they can acquire said information themselves. Not to mention the other harms that malware can do to your system. This is why it is important to remove Gem Grab Ads as soon as possible.
How to Remove Gem Grab Ads
Uninstalling the adware should be enough to remove it completely. Go to Control Panel, open the list of programs, find the unwanted application, and then uninstall it. You should keep in mind, however, that there may be more potentially unwanted applications on your PC; it is even possible for malware to already have infiltrated it. This is why it is best to have a reliable security tool on your computer. This will automatically remove all unwanted software. It will also make sure that no intruders manage to infiltrate it again. Thus, you can be sure that all of your personal and financial information is safe at all times.
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