Every time when you launch your browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer Big-Bonus Ads appear on your screen? It is the first sign of the infection by an adware. Big-Bonus ads is an adware program which is widely spread on the Internet as an extension/add-on for the most popular browsers. It is promoted as a useful program that can save user’s budget while shopping online. In reality the program will just spam infected users with numerous pop-up ads, banners, etc. Big-Bonus adware is not just a potentially unwanted program, it is dangerous malicious application that should be removed as quickly as possible.
The most popular sources of the infection with Big-Bonus adware are freeware programs hosted on dubious, unofficial websites, spam emails attachments, fake pop-up security alerts and updates notifications for Java and Flash Player. Once installed, Big-Bonus will start monitoring user’s online activity in order to learn user’s interests. Browsing history and search queries keywords will be collected and analyzed, and in the future user will see most of the ads based on his preferences. You might see advertisements of some goods that you recently had been looking on eBay, but with ridiculously low price. If you click on these ads you will be redirected to some questionable websites. You should not trust them and in any circumstance do not provide your credit card or PayPal information.
Usually Big-Bonus adware gets into the system by tricking users unless they installed it themselves thinking that it is useful add-on for online shopping. However, mostly users getting Big-Bonus adware installed without even realizing it. It happens when they download freeware applications from unofficial websites or torrents. The freeware is usually bundled with adware. Statistically 90% of freeware programs hosted on unofficial websites contain adware, most of those freeware programs are download managers, pdf readers and pc optimizers. Therefore, we recommend avoiding downloading and installing freeware programs from unofficial websites or downloading portals. During the installation of any software you should always pay special attention to the EULA. Also, always opt for custom installation, this way you will be able to see additional potentially unwanted programs included in the bundle.
So, if you have detected any sign of presence of Big-Bonus Ads infection you should take immediate actions and remove this adware from your computer. Below you will find our comprehensive removal guides developed for your convenience. If it is difficult for you to follow the guide we recommend you to try our automatic removal tool that will detect and remove malware on your computer with just a few clicks.
Symptoms of Big-Bonus infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Big-Bonus threat removal and it is easy to use.
After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the BIG-BONUS and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.