Savvy Suggestor is an adware or also called potentially unwanted program (PUP). It gets installed as browser toolbar or extension to Internet browsers and most of the time will try to inject advertisements on the context of the browser. Most people think that Savvy Suggestor ads are part of the web site they visited so they then to click on it more often. Without their knowledge, ads by Savvy Suggestor may be malicious and can point the browser to suspicious web pages.
Authors behind Savvy Suggestor designed the program as profit generating browser extension or add-on. It will display pop-up ads, banner ads, and browser redirect modules. Prospera Software, the company behind Savvy Suggestor claims that they have to maximize advertising revenue in order to make this tool free to use.
About Savvy Suggestor (from Savvy Suggestor.com)
“Savvy Suggestor is a widget that helps users search top tier search engines faster by offering related keyword suggestions, Wikipedia results and Similar Site suggestions. Savvy Suggestor does not require registration and never requires a credit card or any type of payment to use the software.”
In normal situation, Savvy Suggestor is installed on the computer through another program or adware. It gets bundled to programs that are part of pay-per-install scheme. In most cases, users are not aware of Savvy Suggestor installation due to lack of information provided by the main program they prefer to download and install. This adware is installed by default as a part of standard setup.
To this date, security experts dubbed Savvy Suggestor as one kind of malware. It is integrated into the browser similar to viruses. In addition, it ads several function to the system without asking for user’s permission. Savvy Suggestor forces the installation of Windows Service, registry, and executable files.
Without the ability to prove itself as worthy program, Savvy Suggestor gains poor standing. Most computer users who came into contact with it perform immediate removal from their PC.