Secure Web is a browser extension, plugin or addon for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, also called a Browser Helper Object for Internet Explorer and provides a free service to see who is tracking you when browsing the internet. Optional offers bundled during installation: During installation of Secure Web, you may receive additional offers such as a search toolbar. These offers are optional and you will be given the choice to “Accept” or “Skip All” the offers. Search toolbar offers may include the option to change your default search, your home page and/or your new tab page. As you can see this software is ad-supported to keep it free. Possibly Unwanted Application. While not necessarily malicious, the scanned file presents certain characteristics which depending on the user policies and environment may or may not represent a software. Do know, Secure Web is not a virus but a PUP – Potentially Unwanted Program. We got it bundled using a custom installer when installing free software.
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.