Do you know what Kasimos is?
Kasimos is a type of program which you can attach to your Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. The so-called browser extension is meant to enhance your browsing experiences and provide you with beneficial services. Unfortunately, most computer users rush to delete Kasimos because this browser plugin is not considered to be beneficial. In fact, some virtual security researchers categorize the application as malicious and recommend that you remove it from the browsers right away. Continue reading to learn if the suspicious application is truly that malicious.
There are three ways to acquire Kasimos. The program is represented on kasimos.net; however, the installer link is not active. You can download the program from third party sources or packaged together with other software. The application could also be infiltrated onto the PC illegally if it came bundled with other programs but was not presented to you. So, which way was Kasimos installed onto your personal computer? Unfortunately, it has been discovered that in many cases the plugin and other applications from the same family, including Rinkela and LizardLink, can be distributed illegally. Of course there is no need to explain that this is considered malicious or that in this case you should delete any unreliable and invasive programs or browser extensions.
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If Kasimos has been infiltrated into the PC without your knowledge, you need to consider all activity related to it as illicit. For example, the extension can track information related to your virtual activity, and this is not what you have agreed to. You also need to be cautious about the surveys, pop-up offers, prize-draws, suspicious forms and advertisements presented to you because these are produced by unknown third parties related to the suspicious extension. You can remove Kasimos from the PC with authentic security applications which could delete the undesirable application automatically. What is your alternative? You can use the manual removal guides if you are not looking to protect your operating system.
Delete from Windows XP:
- Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
- Click the undesirable application and select Remove.
Delete from Windows Vista/Windows 7:
- Open the Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Right-click the application you wish to remove and select Uninstall.
Delete from Windows 8:
- Right-click on the Metro UI start screen and select All apps.
- Open the Control Panel, go to Uninstall a program and right-click the application you wish to remove.
- Select Uninstall.
In non-techie terms:
Kasimos is a browser extension which you may discover on your Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer browsers. The suspicious program has been discovered to track virtual activity and help third parties flood your browsers with highly questionable advertisements and pop-ups. Computer users can delete the suspicious application manually or using automatic malware removal software, and we advise that you get rid of the suspicious plugin right away.
Aliases: Kasimos add-on.