Ads by Qubiv will show in your browser if your computer is infected with Adware a Potentially Unwanted Program or a virus. Adware can be very annoying and will slow down your computer and internet experience considerably.
Qubiv will display all different kind of advertisements in your browser. Advertisements displayed by Qubiv will vary as underlined text “Ads by Qubiv“, “Ad by Qubiv“, “Powered by Qubiv” or “Brought by Qubiv“. These ads are often shown as boxes containing large in-text rectangle or horizontal blocks, video advertisements, sound advertisements, coupons with additional pop-ups.
Clicking these advertisements caused by Qubiv may result in further infections in your computer by redirecting the browser to more adware. Most of the advertisements are often based on keywords found in the content of the website you were visiting.
Clicking in the middle of the page will trigger a pop-up window, redirecting your browser to unwanted advertisements or social engineering scams such as a Flash Player, Browser or Media Player update scam.
As mentioned earlier in this article, adware not a real threat to your computer, but it can however be very annoying. Browser extensions added by adware might slow down your computer and collect personally identifiable information such as your ip address, your location, your browsing habits and are eventually used or sold for marketing or research.
Always opt for a Advanced or Custom button when installing software, these button’s reveal what software is bundled and eventually installed by third party software. Never ever, click the Quick install button as it possibly installs Adware or a Potentially Unwanted Program you probably don’t want on your computer.