Video Search Tools Plus 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 Video Search Tools Plus ads are part of the web site they visited so they then to click on it more often. Without their knowledge, ads by Video Search Tools Plus may be malicious and can point the browser to suspicious web pages.
Authors behind Video Search Tools Plus designed the program as profit generating browser extension or add-on. It will display pop-up ads, banner ads, and browser redirect modules. The company behind Video Search Tools Plus claims that they have to maximize advertising revenue in order to make this tool free to use.
About Video Search Tools Plus (from videosearchtoolsplus.com)
The Live Video Search Plus extension offers you a convenient way to get video results for anything you search for. Whatever you search for, wherever you search from, Live Video Search will get you the top video results.
In normal situation, Video Search Tools Plus 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 Video Search Tools Plus 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 Video Search Tools Plus 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. Video Search Tools Plus forces the installation of Windows Service, registry, and executable files.
Without the ability to prove itself as worthy program, Video Search Tools Plus gains poor standing. Most computer users who came into contact with it perform immediate removal from their PC.
Videosearchtoolsplus.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.