‘Powered by Offers4U’ appears in your browser, for example and in our case at Mozilla Firefox, but it might also happen in Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. This ‘Powered by Offers4U’ text is caused by a malicious browser extension called lyrics (in our case). These malicious browser extensions use popups to promote ads through this website. This website ‘Powered by Offers4U’ are simply used to send traffic to partners in order to make money from these ads using affiliates through the superfish.com domain.
This malicious browser extensions that cause the ‘Powered by Offers4U’, are made for one thing, and one thing only. To investigate your browsing behavior and to make money by advertisements. The distributors also often use the Google Search engine to promote inline advertisements on the top, right side of the Google Search engine or at the end of the page with text as “Powered by Offers4U” or “Powered by Better Deals”. They inject advertisement to make money using pay per click advertisements.
It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast through the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers an Advanced, Custom or Decline button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.