Mass Sea is an adware or potentially unwanted program that is known to be ad-driven. It injects various advertising module to the context of a web browser when code of this adware is installed. Typically, Mass Sea will get installed as browser add-on or extension. It starts as browser helper object (BHO) so it doesn’t need manual initialization.
There are various variants of Mass Sea. In fact, each is just a reproduction with obvious changes on title. People behind the adware make each version unique by publishing distinctive web sites showing its own slogan.
About Mass Sea (from masssea.com)
Fish up the best in a massive sea of search results.
Shareware or freeware are used to deploy Mass Sea and other similar adware. It is installed together with promoted programs that can be in the form of media player, games, or tools. It doesn’t matter where you may obtain the software. Popular sites, normal web pages, and even unknown location may carry software bundled with Mass Sea. Scheme known as pay-per-install were used to display this adware, thus software developers likely earn by embedding Mass Sea onto their free programs. Other versions of this adware are Innovate Direct, Constant Fun, and Outrageous Deal.
Following the successful installation of Mass Sea are excessive pop-up ads. It may show Ads by Mass Sea or Broughtt by Mass Sea banners which was all injected on browser’s context. In addition, Mass Sea consistently monitors web browsing activity on the computer which may later lead to identity theft. It records web sites you visits, keywords used during search, and any sensitive data like user name, IP address, and hardware data.
masssea.com web site is currently not listed as dangerous under Google Safe Browsing diagnostic page. Over the past 90 days, no dangerous content was found on this site.