BrickEnforcer is a browser add-on also categorized as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and adware, which is why malware experts suggest its removal.
Is BrickEnforcer Dangerous?
Although the initial purpose of the browser extensions is to be useful and to enhance the users’ experience in accordance with their preferences, some are rather intrusive or even malicious.
BrickEnforcer is not malicious by its nature. It is, however, a bit intrusive as it not only enters your system uninvited, but it starts displaying multiple pop-up ads, which could be quite annoying.
You will not be able to stop the pop-ups from showing up on your screen, and what is worse – clicking them may redirect you to corrupted websites that could further infect your system.
BrickEnforcer is also capable of recording your browsing routine in order to share it with third parties afterward.
How Does BrickEnforcer Enter Your PC?
Most PUPs and ad-supported applications enter your system bundled with various freeware users download from the Web. BrickEnforcer is no exception: while you are installing a free program from the Web, BrickEnforcer sneaks into your system. You are, however, given the option to opt out of the bundling, although most users fail to do so.
In order to protect your system from PUPs and malware then, you need to always watch closely the installation process of any program you download from the Web, and uncheck all features and options you know nothing about.
How to Get Rid of BrickEnforcer
Make sure you do not click on the ads generated by BrickEnforcer. Simply use a trustworthy anti-virus program that will perform a full system scan and will clean the system for you.
You can also remove BrickEnforcer manually – just follow the instructions below.
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