What are Pop Ups?
There are a number of different types of pop ups but generally pop ups are small windows that appear in an Internet browser when you or your family is using the World Wide Web.
Pop ups can be grouped as:
Browser pop ups. These are the pop ups that appear when you are looking at web pages. They often contain advertising or inappropriate content.
Pop ups can start appearing for a variety of reasons such as when something like a link or picture on a web page is clicked on or you move your mouse over a hidden trigger for example.
There are some pop ups, however, that are legitimate and are used for meaningful purposes in some websites.