TargetSaver

Classification

Spyware

Adware

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TargetSaver, TargetSaver

Summary

TargetSaver is adware that displays targeted pop-up advertisements. It can be installed by trojans without the user's knowledge or consent. The software runs in stealth, hidden from the user, and pop-ups are not branded.

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Technical Details

TargetSaver adware sends all visited URLs with an installation id to TargetSavers' servers. From this data, targeted advertisements are displayed as pop-up windows to the user. Pop-up windows are unbranded and the origin of it is difficult for a user to determine. TargetSaver specializes in delivering shopping related advertisements. TargetSaver is installed by trojans, silently, without a user's knowledge. The adware operates in stealth from the user.

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