Torlock.com is the shady torrent site that affects browsers with redirects to other bogus pages and pornographic sites. This is the browser-based threat adware - controlled page. Such type of the program can land on the machine without causing additional symptoms and affect the browsing with redirects, pop-ups, and push notifications, promotional material.
Torlock.com redirects include pop-ups with notification agreement forms that generate push notifications coming directly to desktop once the user agrees to get them. Fake error messages about issues with the machine and other pop-ups fill the screen up once you click on anything on the page. These pop-up ads, banners, and notifications all include data tracking technologies, so you may end up having privacy issues after the PUP infection.
Users may encounter ore targeted advertising content when such data like location, most viewed pages and searched items get tracked and collected. Personalized ads generate revenue and rely on pay-per-click methods and ad-tracking that can lead to privacy issues. This is the potentially dangerous ar misleading page beside the torrent services that are considered risky.
|Malware type||Adware/ redirect virus|
|Risks||The torrent service is dangerous enough because infected files may end up installed during the downloading, but the adult sites and other material that Torlock.com shows you can trigger malware infections and redirects to other dangerous pages|