This program delivers advertising content to the user. It is usually annoying but harmless, unless it is combined with spyware or trackware.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically quarantine the suspect file and prompt the user to select a further desired action.
Quarantine is a safe repository for files that may be harmful. A quarantined file can be restored or, if you decide so, deleted.
ClickPotato is an adware program that will display pop-up advertisements based on the user's browsing activities or habits. It is distributed by Pinball Corporation via its free online streaming video.
The adware components are bundled with open source software, e.g., VLC media player and Xvid codec.
Upon execution, the adware attempts to connect to the following websites:
Description Created: 2009-07-08 11:59:43.0
Description Last Modified: 2010-08-11 12:31:13.0