Carlbendergogo.com virus is an adware program that travels via software bundling and unsecured downloading sources such as softonic.com, soft32.com, download.com, and cnet.com. It misuses computers that have weak configuration settings such as Quick/Recommended ones.
Afterward, carlbendergogo.com starts infecting web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Microsoft Edge. Browser apps end up with suspicious modifications in their homepage and new tab search sections. Besides, the adware often adds questionable extensions to the browser settings that allow frequent advertising and redirecting later on.
Nevertheless, carlbendergogo.com might be capable of recording your browsing history and habits. For this purpose, the app uses HTTP cookies, pixels, or beacons. Afterward, the collected data is used for targeted advertising and sharing with other parties for income.
|Type||Adware application/potentially unwanted program|
|Activities||The suspicious program can carry a big variety of tasks such as advertising, redirecting during browsing sessions. Also, modifying the main page and new tab zone, recording non-personal information that relates to the user's browsing habits and history|
|Distribution||Mostly, developers use stealth techniques such as bundling to place the PUP on users' computers. You have a big chance of receiving the adware if you like downloading software from third-party websites such as softonic.com, download.com, and similar locations|
|Detections||According to Virus Total, Netcraft AV has detected the adware program as malicious|