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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 strain that is being distributed using the most popular methods. In order to increase the infection ratio the hackers can use several techniques at once.

A primary method is the use of SPAM messages that are being sent in bulk and use social engineering tricks that manipulate the targets into interacting with the dangerous element. This is done by using text and graphics from well-known sites, services and products. The messages are designed to look like service emails or notifications about their account activity. The malicious files are either attached directly to them or hyperlinked in the body contents. While the virus files may be deployed directly the email messages can also be used to spread infected payloads. Two of the most popular types are the following:

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