Shopping Blast

What is Shopping Blast?

Shopping Blast is an adware program that that has been deemed unreliable by our analysts. We recommend that you remove this infection from your PC, because it displays third-party ads that could contain malware download links that when clicked could infect your computer with malicious applications, which could be very difficult to remove. In any case this adware app is known to display misleading and fake advertisements that you would not want to get into contact with. If you want to learn more about Shopping Blast please continue reading this article. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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Where does Shopping Blast come from?

The infection is based on the CrossRider adware platform developed by Bight Circle Investments Ltd. It is a notorious adware responsible for developing infections, such as MediaPlay+vid1.1 Ads, TornTV, and BrowserServices. The infection is disseminated via fake download buttons on various websites that distribute pirated content. The infection can also be found on various torrent websites. So it would be a good idea to stay clear of such websites in order to avoid infections such as Shopping Blast.

What does Shopping Blast do?

The infection has been developed for the single purpose of annoying users with various pop-ups, banners, and coupons. The main purpose of this adware is to generate income for its developers and the advertisers that they promote. The app uses the pay-per-click system to generate that income. This means that the user must click an ad in order for the developers to get paid. To increase the appeal of the advertisements, the developers collect information about the users browsing habits that include: browsing history, search queries, browser settings, IP addresses, and so on. The gathered info is used to tailor ads for a specific user. Data gathering is potentially dangerous for personal identity, because the app can be reprogrammed to record clicks keystrokes that could reveal logins, passwords, etc.

The app is also known to display bogus ads that claim that essential Windows software is outdated. It can also show fake ads suggesting that you need to update Java or Adobe Flash Player. These are just view examples of fake ads, because they are subject to change, as the app can be quickly reprogrammed to show different content. So, we recommend that you remove this infection without hesitating.

How do I remove Shopping Blast?

You can remove this infection from your computer by going to the Control Panel and uninstalling it from there. You can also use an antimalware scanner that will remove Shopping Blast altogether without leftover junk files. Regardless of the removal method applied, we recommend getting rid of this infection as it poses a serious threat to your system’s security. So Feel free to use our manual removal guide below.

How to remove Shopping Blast from your operating system

Windows 8/ Windows 8.1

  1. Open the Start Screen.
  2. Type Uninstall in the search box and then go to Settings.
  3. In the search results, click Uninstall a program.
  4. Find Shopping Blast.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Windows Vista

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Find Shopping Blast.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel and select Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find Shopping Blast.
  4. Click Uninstall.
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