MusicBox Live Redirect Removal — How To Restore Your Browser

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

The MusicBox Live redirect is a recently discovered browser plugin that can be used for hijacker purposes. Interaction with it can hijack personal data belonging to the victims. Our in-depth article explores some of the dangers associated with its presence on infected hosts.

Threat Summary

NameMusicBox Live
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 MusicBox Live. You will be redirected and could see sponsored content.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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MusicBox Live – Distribution Methods

The MusicBox Live redirect is caused by various infection techniques. The operators behind it are targeting users worldwide by using several different methods at once, this is being done to increase the number of affected users.

A common strategy is to rely on phishing email messages that contain elements taken from legitimate sites. In most of the cases the hackers rely on elements such as text, images and the overall design to fool users into thinking that they have received a notification from a well-known company or service. Attached directly to the messages or linked in the body contents they find scripts or applications that are disguised as legitimate apps, documents or tools. Upon interaction with them the MusicBox Live redirect infection sequence is activated.

A similar technique can be used with fake download sites that are constructed in a similar (Read more...)

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