|Short Description||Usually designed to assist users while shopping online.|
|Symptoms||Advertisements are generated.|
|Distribution Method||Via freeware packages (bundling), or from legitimate freeware download websites|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Term Trident|
A new ad-supported PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) has appeared, going by the name of Term Trident. Users report several unsuccessful attempts to get rid of the extensions. The app claims to improve the online experience by simplifying the searching and other information found online. In reality however it may inject ad-supported content into your search engine. It is also believed to modify the site content. Experts advice on the immediate removal of this PUP from your PC because it gathers different information and admits that it shares collected data with partners, affiliates for various purposes.
How Did Term Trident Get On My PC?
There are several different methods such applications use to slip into your system. One of them is the combination of it with the installers of other free software. Some freeware apps may or may not give the user the option to opt out of such extras, but their presence is surely mentioned in the EULA agreement. This is the main reason both experienced and inexperienced users catch such ad-supported programs on their systems.
More About Term Trident
Once it is on your computer, Term Trident may install session cookies, beacons, LSOs or Flash cookies , etc. to establish your interests by looking the most sought relevant words, browsing history and click history. Based on this information it may proceed to the next stage – ad displaying. The app may begin to display advertisements in the form of search results, highlighted text of a random site, intrusive pop-ups, random new tab type of redirects. All of those may lead to third parties that may conceal certain dangers to the user’s information, and this is why experts regard such programs as potentially unsafe. As far as Term Trident are concerned, they apparently don’t mind:
More to it than that, third parties may infect the PC with malware, such as worms, trojan horses or the worst type – Ransomware. You may think you are invincible, but bear in mind that ransomware may encrypt your files if it infects your PC, and not just any files – your important ones. And after your files have been encrypted with a strong encryption, you might as well have a better chance of robbing a bank, because this is near impossible. This is why good browsing behavior education is essential for most users – to prevent such attacks, like ransomware that, by the way, cost 18 million dollars last year to victims in total.
Removing Term Trident
To get rid of this ad-supported extension, please refer to the removal manual, illustrated for you below. Keep in mind that you should always have an advanced anti-malware program that updates daily with the latest threats. It will make sure that after deleting Term Trident any files left over are detected and removed and will also protect you from future threats with its active shield.
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