Malwares - Browser Hijacker

Browser Hijackers are various programs that interfere with browser programs. This kind of malware either forces browser to show one particular webpage, inserts advertisements in other web pages, messes up search results or shows various popups in the browser. In the end, user might not be able to use browser at all.
Browser Hijackers are used for 2 malicious purposes. The first one is making money from your browser usage. This is done by redirecting your searches like google redirect virus does or showing popups with advertisements. Each click on resulting webpage will (potentially) make some money to malware makers. The second malicious purpose is prevent one from visiting some websites like makers of malware removal software, security websites and other legitimate sites that would provide help. In the second case, Browser Hijackers are a sign of serious malware problem and the PC should be carefully cleaned from the infection.
Browser Hijackers can be categorized by the way they are implemented, technology used for infection and their symptoms. The redirection symptoms are shared by wide family of malware, thus it is hard to write a guide that covers all the possible redirection viruses. For general assistance with Browser Hijackers we recommend this guide how to remove search redirects. It covers both malware-based hijackers like TDSS, malicious browser addons and malicious browser or PC settings that lead to browser redirections.
If you have more specific problem, we recommend browsing our Browser Hijacker database for symptoms and looking for specific cure or asking a question bellow related hijacker guide. Virus

28 September , 2016 07:42

Are you concerned with the virtual security? Maybe, you weren’t, until extension has infected your web browser and now you are searching for ways how to get hold of your browsing. You’re at the right place. We will explain you how to finally remove application from your computer’s system so that it never appeared […] virus

26 September , 2016 05:03
additionalsearch-co-uk-2-viruses virus is a somewhat novel addition to the team of parasites and emerges from the house of browser hijackers. Its fundamental aim is to become in charge of users’ home pages, default search providers and new tab pages without getting an eligible nomination. Sometimes users are outsmarted into agreeing with terms that are open […] virus

23 September , 2016 06:36
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23 September , 2016 06:10
search-dailysocialbuzz-com-2-viruses or Daily Social Buzz Search application, developed by Revcontent, has been just recently detected and right after its detection and analysis carried out, this program was exiled from the high rank of legitimate search engines and was hurled to the charnel house of browser hijackers. Being on of these malicious program codes, DailySocialBuzz Search […] Virus

23 September , 2016 01:50

If you can observe that your default homepage and search engine is replaced with URL. And you notice that your web searches are going the wrong way. You need to read this article. We are going to put flesh on the bones of browser hijacker so that you had a better understanding with […] Virus

22 September , 2016 05:37
discoveranswer-com-2-viruses or Discover Answer Search are the two names of the same devil. They both designate the same rogue application, which is categorized as a browser hijacker and takes its place among and hijackers, developed by the same developer of rogueware. About Browser Hijacker hijacker will start to appear as your […] virus

22 September , 2016 00:29
blankpage6-ru-2-viruses (full link has been noticed to have very disturbing tendencies. First of all, it belongs to the group of browser hijackers that have been noted to expose Internet users to potentially dangerous online material. How does it do it? Well, it might be that after becoming infected with this parasite, you began to […] Virus

21 September , 2016 08:44
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21 September , 2016 07:00

In the kingdom of software, there are a lot of different species of programs, some of them are good, some – evil. belongs to the latter ones. This malicious application is one of the browser hijackers, which hijack search engines in order to make themselves the default search providers, providing the users with their […] virus

21 September , 2016 06:46
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21 September , 2016 01:26

There are such rogue applications, which are even capable of humiliating their own brothers and sisters. One of which is browser hijacker, which brings a faint blush to the cheeks of other browser hijackers, since it cannot even redirect you to any of the legitimate search engines. Neither it performs search rendering itself nor […] virus

20 September , 2016 03:57

Browser hijackers are very frequently styled according to the design of already-existing searching networks in the hopes of Internet users not spotting the difference between, for example, virus and the reputable search engine. However, the distinction should be drawn because the firstly-mentioned title is an example of a questionable searching domain, trying to […] virus

20 September , 2016 00:12

You can almost smell the fresh paint after you enter URL. It is a hot off the press product by RAFO Technology. We have already wrote about one of its products: browser hijacker and we have reason to believe that this company has given another go to produce a similar parasite. virus […] Virus

19 September , 2016 07:03
home-convertpdfpronto-com-2-viruses is an application developed by Genieo Innovation Ltd. This application is compatible with either Windows or Mac operating systems. Thus, the users of the both OSs can have app running on their computers. But the thruth is that the majority of them are far from being wide awake to the fact that […] virus

19 September , 2016 05:08

Every addition to the parasite family is a matter, worthy to be discussed. In this article we will be addressing virus and the issues that it might bring to pass. Advertising campaigns are going to be very frequent visitors in your life. Other features are only going to rise users’ suspicion about their devices […]