“Ads by Media Player” appears in your browser, for example and in our case at Google chrome, but it might also happen in Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. This “Ads by Media Player” text is caused by a malicious browser extension called Media Player 1.1 (Remove – Removal) also known as Adware/Win32.BetterSurf. These malicious browser extensions use popups to promote ads thru this website. This ads with underlined text named “Ads by Media Player” are simply used to send web traffic to partners in order to make money from these ads using affiliates thru the superfish.com domain.
This malicious browser extensions that cause the “Ads by Media Player”, 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 “Ads by Media Player” or “Powered by Media Player”, “Brought by Media Player”. They inject inline-text 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 thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.
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