Zwinky is a virus that is disguised as a game. It is able to record computer activity, collect login information and re-direct the victim's browser.Know More
Zwinky should be removed as soon as possible, because it puts sensitive information such as bank account and credit card numbers at risk.
It can be removed manually using the "Add/Remove Programs" app in the windows control panel. The rest of the program can be removed by disabling the Zwinky add-on and search in the browser settings menu.
The installation of an anti-malware program, such as Malwarebytes, is recommended to remove any remaining pieces of Zwinky and to prevent future virus infections.Learn more about Software
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