Although you might not know what Maxon Click is, it could be the culprit of your virtual security’s instability. This clandestine threat works from web browsers on your Android devices, but it is unlikely to be a threat to the users of Windows and other operating systems alike. According to the adware analysts here at Anti-Spyware-101.com, this suspicious infection works with Attentioner.com to inject ads. It is likely that it uses this domain as a server hosting advertisements. In order to stop the connection to this server and disable the advertising-injecting threat, you need to learn how it works and learn what steps to take. Read this report to find this information, and, if you want to ask us questions about anything related to the removal of Maxon Click, start a discussion below.
How does Maxon Click work?
Maxon Click will start injecting pop-up advertisements as soon as it gets into your Android device and slithers into your web browsers (it can affect all browsers at once). It is unlikely that users will realize installing this unreliable threat, and it is most likely to be concealed in one way or another. For example, if you accidentally let this adware in by opening a corrupted spam email attachment, you might think you are opening a harmless photo, invoice, or some other file. If you download this adware from a file-sharing site (e.g., torrent sites), you might be tricked into believing that it is a harmless file, such as an installer or video file. In another scenario, you might execute a bundled installer that is set up to let in this adware without your permission. Furthermore, it could be downloaded without your notice by other active threats. Needless to say, there are plenty of ways that the creator of Maxon Click could drop it onto your computer, and this is why it is crucial to stay alert when browsing the web and downloading files.
Once installed, Maxon Click will flood the websites you visit with advertisements, and, if you are vigilant, you might notice that even the sites that do not show ads start to show them, which is a sign of active adware. Although it is possible that this infection will show harmless advertisements, it could also show very harmful and misleading offers and installers as well. In reality, the creator of this adware must be interested in generating a profit, and it can do that only if you click on the ads shown. This is a good motive to show as many ads as possible, and this might involve malicious, corrupted ads as well. If you have interacted with the offers injected by this adware, you need to consider the infiltration of malware and the activation of scams. Just like Maxon Click, the programs associated with it might have entered your operating system silently or using disguises, which is why we advise using malware scanners to examine your Android device. Scan your device to see if you need to erase any other suspicious threats.
How to delete Maxon Click
We believe it is important to delete Maxon Click from your browsers, and your virtual security might depend on how fast you erase it. We have prepared a guide that shows how to eliminate this adware from your browsers on the Android devices. As mentioned previously, this infection can affect different browsers at the same time. So, you need to perform the steps below with all existing browsers. If you do not do this, the misleading ads are likely to continue showing up. Additionally, you should implement security software to scan your PC to check for malware, delete it if it’s detected, and to keep it protected in the future. Do you think you are not ready to clean your Android devices? If you do, feel free to use the comment section below to start a discussion about anything that interest you.
- Open the Settings menu and tap More.
- Select Application Manager and then tap All.
- Tap the browser (Internet browser, Google Chrome, etc.).
- Hit the Force Stop tab.
- Choose Clear Data.
- Tap Clear Cache.
- Reboot your Android device.