CastVPN “Virus” – How to Remove It and Stop Ads

This article has been created to help you remove the CastVPN adware from your computer and show how you can stop advertisements from CastVPN in the future as well.

A new unwanted program, known as CastVPN has been reported to act as a VPN program but also come with extra “features” that are unwanted. One of those features is to display various types of advertisements on the victim’s computer. The CastVPN program may also use information that is gathered from the user PC with the main purpose of getting users to download and install a lot of different tools that may also modify the settings of the web browser of the victim as well as change home page, start page and other details. If you want to remove CastVPN completely from your computer, we advise that you read this article thoroughly.

Threat Summary

NameCastVPN
TypeBrowser Hijacker, Redirect, PUP
Short DescriptionA website with questionable search enigne that replaces browser homepage, new tab page and default search engine without your permission.
Symptoms The homepage, new tab page and search enigne in preferred web browser are set to redirect to the main page of Search.searchm3p.com deceptive website. Browser slowdowns may occur due to increased number of online ads.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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CastVPN Adware – Distribution

For the CastVPN adware to be replicated on the computers of users, the program may be falsely advertised on their official web page as a service that will ensure a “Fast & secure web browsing with our community free VPN”. But what is interesting is that CastVPN is not available on their official site, where it is (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum | SensorsTechForum.com authored by Vencislav Krustev. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/castvpn-adware-virus-how-to-remove-and-stop-ads/