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What is linksicle?

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Linksicle is a Web browser add-on created by InfoAtoms Inc. that inserts ads onto Web pages. InfoAtoms Inc. claims that Linksicle helps users find relevant information without leaving the Web page, but the program is generally considered adware by experts.

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Linksicle typically inserts approximately 15 ads per Web page as banner ads, text ads, pop-ups or search ads. Often the ads inserted are not relevant to the Web page being displayed and offer no value to the user. Linksicle is often distributed through download managers on Web pages and is typically bundled with other free software. Linksicle ads sometimes lead to insecure Web pages, and the program is considered a security risk.

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