Malwares Browser Hijacker - 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.

Convertmypdf.co

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News-cloud.net

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News-cloud.net tries to create an image of reliable web service, but you should not trust it. It is listed as browser hijacker so this application is definitely unwanted. In case…

Search.moviecorner.com

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Search.moviecorner.com is yet another unwanted application that you should not keep installed on your computer. It is listed as browser hijacker, so it might make some changes to your web browsers.…

Obzhora.net virus

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Obzhora.net is a search network that we do not feel comfortable recommending to Internet users. A more appropriate course of action would be to actually discourage people from keeping this…

Startnewtab.info

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Startnewtab.info is bothering you every time you open your web browser? That means your computer is infected with this malware and you should take care of it. Don’t panic – Startnewtab.info…

SearchFormsOnline

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SearchFormsOnline is a browser add-on, compatible with all most common web browsers. It was developed by a well-known company called Mindspark Interactive Network. Yet it’s not reliable and we don’t…

Search.searchfacoupons.com

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Search.searchfacoupons.com is a browser hijacker, targeted to the Slavic countries because it is in Russian. However, users from around the globe report that they got infected with it, so even…

Search.nextmediatabsearch.com

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Search.nextmediatabsearch.com is bothering you every time you open a web browser? Well, that means you are a victim of this computer virus that is classified as a browser hijacker. Do…

Search.searchlypackage.com

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Search.searchlypackage.com is yet another infection that can attack your computer. This virus is listed as browser hijacker, so once installed on your system, it will change some settings on your…

Luckysite123.com

January 9, 2017
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Luckysite123.com might look like legitimate search engine but you should not trust it. It’s just another browser hijacker. Even though it is not a very dangerous virus, it can lead you to…

R0.ru virus

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Despite having a gorgeous background that adjusts to the visitors’ geographical location, we cannot suggest R0.ru search network to be utilized for daily browsing. It is a Russian domain which…

Qtipr.com virus

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Despite the fact that mostly all browser hijackers are created as search engines, this time we stumbled upon a different sample from hijckware. Qtipr.com seems to be focused on publishing…

Search-megunda.com

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Search-megunda.com is one of those apps that you don’t want to keep installed on your computer. It tries to create an image of reliable and convenient search engine, but the…

MaskSearch

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MaskSearch falls into the category of browser hijackers. Even though this infection is not very dangerous, we suggest to remove it from your computer because it can cost you some cyber…

Mans-find.org virus

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We are not willing to sugar-coat the reality when there is no point in making Mans-find.org sound better than it deserves. This website is a combination of multifarious news articles…