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.

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Latest Browser Hijacker

Seekdns.com virus

March 24, 2017
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Seekdns.com leads users to a search engine which won’t impress visitors. First of all, it does not produce a diversity of links that would be corresponding with the entered key…

 

Simolesr.com

March 24, 2017
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Simolesr.com is yet another browser hijacker that can attack your system. If you have recently discovered that your computer is infected with this malware but do not know how to…

 

Search.facty.com

March 24, 2017
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Search.facty.com appears every time you open a web browser? Well, that means your computer is infected with this malware and you should take care of that. It is listed as…

 

Guruofsearch.com virus

March 24, 2017
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Guruofsearch.com loads up a search engine, featuring a breath-taking scenery. However, its interface should not immediately tempt you as there are things to discuss about this network. One of the important…

 

Coolasearch.com virus

March 23, 2017
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Coolasearch.com search engine is not an exciting search engine to see. Its interface contains only a search box and buttons like “About us”, “Privacy Policy”, “Clean your Mac”. Apart from…

 
 

Browser Hijacker parasite list

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123rede.com virus (March 10, 2015)
12kotov.ru virus (June 30, 2016)
1ClickDownloader (December 1, 2012)
1startpage.com virus (July 11, 2014)
22Apple (February 19, 2013)
22find.com redirect (February 4, 2013)
4-you.net virus (November 12, 2013)
4loot toolbar (June 10, 2012)
4Yendex.com virus (October 25, 2016)
5.guard-smart.net (September 30, 2010)
521news.com virus (August 20, 2015)
555.in.th virus (July 22, 2016)
7go.com virus (September 18, 2013)
7searches.org virus (December 30, 2014)
9o0gle.com virus (August 6, 2016)
Aartemis.com virus (November 11, 2013)
Ad-type.google virus (November 6, 2015)
Additionalsearch.co.uk viru... (September 26, 2016)
Adoresearch hijacker (December 17, 2012)
Agucar.com (December 3, 2015)
Aguzar.com virus (July 8, 2016)
AHomePagePark.com/security/... (October 16, 2008)
AirZip hijacker (February 3, 2014)
Allgameshome Hijacker (May 24, 2013)
Allin1Convert Toolbar (September 9, 2013)