Infection Length: Varies
Systems Affected: All Windows Operating Systems
Know more about Adware.ArcadeWeb!gen
Adware.ArcadeWeb!gen is a heuristic detection, which is used to detect threats associated with the Adware.ArcadeWeb family of adware programs. Basically, this Trojan infection usually sneaks into your computer as a harmless and beneficial one without any permission. Adware.ArcadeWeb!gen is made to trick you into thinking you are installing a legitimate and safe application but you are instead installing some malware which is harmful to your computer.
Once executed, you may have to face a lot of chaos. Like other Trojan, Adware.ArcadeWeb!gen is able to download and install malware like browser hijackers and adware onto your computer. Then your browser will be reconfigured into a malicious one as well as your homepage. Apart from browser hijacker, you may be bombarded with numerous ads, some of which may redirect you to spam websites.
Adware.ArcadeWeb!gen runs in the background that aims at slowing down your system by occupying plenty of system resources. It also opens a backdoor to allow remote users access the compromised computer. So it can capture and send all personal information, such as credit card details and banking information to its servers.
In a word, Adware.ArcadeWeb!gen is a malicious computer threat that poses high risk on the affected computer. To safeguard your computer before it causes further damages, you are strongly advised to delete Adware.ArcadeWeb!gen as soon as possible.