Gorlita.com Redirects “Virus” – How to Remove It Fully

This article has been created in order to explain what is the Gorlita.com – related software, causing browser redirects and how to remove this unwanted program from Android and your PC.

A new browser redirection software in association with the Gorlita.com domain has been detected by cyber-security researchers. The web browser redetects in associated with this domain are characteristic for what many refer to as a virus. However the Gorlita.com browser redirections are often caused by what many refer to as a browser hijacker software or PUA (potentially unwanted application) residing in the affected computer. If you see redirects and advertisements in association with the Gorlita.com browser hijacker, we advise that you read the article underneath to learn how to remove this hijacker from your PC.

Threat Summary

NameGorlita.com “Virus”
TypePUA/Browser Hijacker
Short DescriptionAims to modify the settings on your web browser in order to get it to cause browser redirects and display different advertisements.
SymptomsYour web browser begins to display various types of online advertisements, which results in slowing down of your PC.
Distribution MethodBundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.
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Gorlita.com Redirects PUA – How Did I Get It

There are many was via which the Gorlita.com software may be installed on your computer. For starters, it may be advertised as a seemingly useful web browser extension that aims to improve your online experience in some form, for example:

  • Video converter.
  • Ad-blocking extension.
  • Online radio extension.
  • Browser extension to display offers.
  • YouTube ad-blocker.
  • Downloader extension.

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum | SensorsTechForum.com authored by Vencislav Krustev. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/gorlita-com-redirects-virus-remove-fully/