Redirect Removal Instructions

The article will help you to remove fully. Follow the browser hijacker removal instructions given at the end of the article.

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 can be distributed using the popular methods. One of the usual tactics is the use of email spam messages that include various types of social engineering tricks in order to coerce the victims into interacting with the dangerous code. The hacker operators can either hyperlink the hijacker code to an off-site download host. In other cases the files can be directly attached to the messages. In many cases the operators take text and graphic images from well-known Internet sites and services. If the messages are masked as notifications, password resets or updates then it is very likely that a computer user might download the files. Emails are one of the most widely used carriers of virus payloads. They usually take one of these two forms:

  • Software Bundles — The criminals take installers of well-known (Read more...)

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