Do you know what TyphonApp is?
TyphonApp is one of those annoying programs that might enter your system without permission. Users usually notice that this program is installed on their computers after they install a program that belongs to the category of freeware or shareware. If TyphonApp has managed to enter your system, too, you should delete it. Yes, this program will try to convince you that it is very useful to make you download and keep it; however, we do not recommend doing that because doing so might simply cause harm to your system. Even though TyphonApp itself is not a very harmful application, it is responsible for the presence of hundreds of annoying advertisements. These advertisements will keep appearing on your screen day after day, and they might seem rather interesting at first sight; however, we still suggest ignoring them all because they might cause you many problems associated with your system’s safety.
Advertising-supported applications are inseparable from commercial advertisements, but it is known that they might perform other suspicious activities too. Our security specialists have noticed that this program might record various details associated with users’ online activities. This non-personally identifiable information is comprised of the domain names of your favorite websites, the ads/links you click on, your search queries, IP address, and others. As TyphonApp shows third-party advertisements, it has to share the collected details with them, too, in order to provide you with ads based on your interests; thus, this program might also connect to the Internet without your permission. It does not matter whether an ad that appears on your screen looks interesting or not; we still suggest that you do not click on any of them. We do not recommend doing that because ads might redirect to corrupted websites.
Actually, it is not surprising at all that this adware has entered your system if you visit torrent and file-sharing websites and download applications from them. Keep in mind that it is rather dangerous to download programs from such websites because you might install useless and malicious programs on your system instead of a movie, a useful program, or another file. Our researchers say that you should not visit web pages and download software from them if you do not know that they are trustworthy. On top of that, it is necessary to install a security tool on the system. It must be reliable if you want it to prevent malware from slithering onto your PC.
It is not so difficult to delete TyphonApp, but we have still prepared the manual removal instructions for you. These instructions will not help you to delete potentially unwanted programs and browser hijackers that have slithered onto your computer together with TyphonApp. Of course, it is a must to remove them, so we suggest scanning the system with an automatic scanner, too.
- Click the Start button.
- Select Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Select the program and click Remove.
Windows 7 and Vista
- Tap the Windows key and select Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Right-click on TyphonApp and then click Uninstall.
Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10
- Tap the Windows key + R.
- Enter Control Panel in the box and click OK.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Select the program and click Uninstall.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select More Tools and click Extensions.
- Select the extension.
- Click the recycle bin button.
- Click Remove.
- Open your browser.
- Tap Ctrl+Shift+A and select Extensions.
- Find the unwanted extension and Remove/Disable it.
In non-techie terms:
If you want to protect your system from future threats, you have to install a security application on your computer and keep it enabled. Even though that is the first thing you have to do, do not forget that you should also surf the Internet very cautiously all the time.