Remove Redirect

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The redirect is a dangerous browser hijacker that has been uncovered in a recent attack campaign. It can be used to distribute virus payloads and cause various system changes to the infected hosts.

Threat Summary
TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionThe hijacker redirect can alter the homepage, search engine and new tab on every browser application you have installed.
SymptomsThe homepage, new tab and search engine of all your browsers will be switched to You will be redirected and could see sponsored content.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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The redirect is a typical browser hijacker that is being spread using the most common methods. A common method is to use spam email messages that use social engineering tactics in order to manipulate the targets into interacting with the malware elements. The executable files that lead to the browser hjacker infection are either hyperlinked in the body contents or attached directly to the messages. They are also the most common distributors of payloads. They are usually divided into two main categories:

  • Documents — The virus code can be embedded into files of different types: rich text documents, spreadsheets or presentations. Once they are opened by the targets a notification prompt will appear that asks them to enable the built-in scripts (macros). Once this is done the asssociated virus engine will be installed on the target machines.
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