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GamesLagoon(.)com is a site of an adware gaming platform called GamesLagoon. The website is filled with online games and in almost every game you can see ads. Additional advertisements can fill your browsers if you are on the site. Other websites can link to this one and spread more of its ads. The adware can redirect you and all ads can, too. To remove the unwanted content, you should read this article in full.

Threat Summary

NameGamesLagoon(.)com
TypeAdware, PUP
Short DescriptionAds related to the adware display on various websites and could redirect you.
SymptomsYou see ads in your browsers – pop-ups and in-game ads. You are redirected from them and from website links.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundle Packages
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GamesLagoon(.)com – How Is It Spread?

GamesLagoon(.)com is spread with the help of third-party installer setups. Not knowing, you might get a GamesLagoon related program on your PC from a bundled package or freeware installations. Inside setups, additional components could be found selected by default for installation. Preventing to install adware programs is manageable if you find a Custom or an Advanced menu in the installation. There you can find a deselect button.

GamesLagoon(.)com could be spread by sites for online gaming or from redirects generated from clicks on ads, like pop-ups. This very much sums up how adware applications can get inside your computer. The usually affected browsers are: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.

GamesLagoon(.)com – What Does It Do?

GamesLagoon(.)com is the official web domain for the online gaming platform Games Lagoon. That is a typical adware, spreading various advertisements such as pop-up boxes around the website. A part of the adverts are probably connected to partners and affiliates who have similar websites.

GamesLagoon(.)com has many online games. They are filled with ads, which are pop-ups and in-game ads that show up upon loading a game. Half of the games located inside the site are still running on the Adobe Flash Player. Vulnerabilities in the code of the player might be present, especially if they have to run on an older Adobe Flash version. Redirects are not excluded from showing up while you are browsing, even if you are not currently on GamesLagoon.

On the right, you can see an example of an in-game ad on GamesLagoon(.)com.

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Having any program on your PC or browsers associated with this adware platform, this might generate advertisements in every browser you have. Add-ons or extensions related to Games Lagoon probably exist and can find their place inside your browsers as well. Additional software can always spread more ads or redirects.

Advertisements can have one of the following texts embedded in them:

  • Ads by GamesLagoon(.)com
  • Advertisement by GamesLagoon(.)com
  • Ad by GamesLagoon(.)com
  • Advert from GamesLagoon(.)com
  • Powered by GamesLagoon(.)com
  • Brought to you by GamesLagoon(.)com

Redirects popping up from the Games Lagoon website may generate revenue for its makers. The redirects could be tied with a pay-per-click scheme. Adverts could be connected to affiliates of the adware. Targeted advertising may show too, based on information gathered about you by the website. The advert content of the GamesLagoon(.)com gaming platform can include banners, text links, pop-unders, pop-ups, in-game, interstitial, transitional and full page ads.

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The Privacy Policy of GamesLagoon(.)com is shown above as a screenshot. The policy claims that the GamesLagoon platform and its services can collect personal information through their website and third-party advertising. Personally identifying and non-personally identifying information are to be gathered by them.

According to the Policy, this is the data which is going to be collected:

  • Your IP address
  • Your Name and Email Address
  • Your Internet service provider
  • Operating system
  • Viewed pages
  • Geographic location
  • Type of Browser

Your demographic location and more information about you can be gathered with cookies and other tracking technologies used by the website. If you value your privacy and have something related to the gaming website inside your computer, then it is highly recommended to remove its files.

Remove GamesLagoon(.)com Completely from Your PC

To remove GamesLagoon(.)com manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step manual with removal instructions given down here. If the manual removal does not get rid of the gaming advertisements completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program will keep your computer safe in the future.

Note! Your computer system may be affected by GamesLagoon(.)com or other threats.
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To remove GamesLagoon(.)com follow these steps:

1. Uninstall malicious programs from Windows
2. Clean your Browser and Registry from GamesLagoon(.)com

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Berta Bilbao

Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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