When Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge randomly show a pop-up advertisement from the domain Uyb.gatecrashingmay.com. Your computer is infected by a Potentially Unwanted Program, Virus or Adware. The advertisement from the domain Uyb.gatecrashingmay.com are generated and caused by adware.
Advertisement from the domain Uyb.gatecrashingmay.com are used to sell you subscriptions, tools or to generate pay per click revenue for it’s publishers. The pop-up collect’s personally identifying information such as your ip-address, your current location, browser type, type OS and search queries to deliver more detailed advertisements.
How did this adware end up on my computer?
Adware uses a deceptive technique to enter the computer, this technique is called bundling.
Adware publishers bundle their PUPs and adware with software and do not disclosure their present, it’s hidden by a human psychology trick named Dark Patterns. These Dark Patterns are used to make sure people click thru their installation process without noticing what they actually install on their computer.
How to avoid adware and Uyb.gatecrashingmay.com redirects?
To avoid adware and their pop-up redirects, do not click to fast on the Next button during installation but read what you actually install. Click every button to see if it exposes some form or adware, especially “custom”, “advanced” or a “more” button. Adware is most of the time installed by the human itself.