What is Eridanus?
Eridanus is nothing to do with the Microsoft office software, but it is an adware that displays numerous annoying ads disturbing you when you conduct online activities. It is not a benign software that does good on your PC. Our team has discovered Eridanus by mid-2015, and it has already be one of the top adware infecting people’s PC.
The pure goal of Eridanus is to earn money by affecting your PC and it makes money if it can redirect your link to its target websites and freeware. Therefore, it will release many types of tool to set you up. One of its tool is ads, and it appears in many forms such as banner ads, pop-up ads, in-text ads, video ads, sound ads, etc.. And especial popup of ads are really harmful. There are two types of popup ads in general. One is the fake updated link which will redirect to download the freeware to get commission and the other is tech support scam that elicit your money by fake system reports.