Remove CEIDPageLock Redirect and Restore Your Browser

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

The CEIDPageLock redirect is a browser extension 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

NameCEIDPageLock redirect
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 a hacker-specified site. You will be redirected and could see sponsored content.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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CEIDPageLock Redirect – Distribution Methods

The CEIDPageLock redirect is an advanced hijacker that is being distributed using various methods, among them the RIG Exploit Kit. Most of the reported infections appear to be directed from and against Chinese-speaking users. Very few CEIDPageLock redirect campaigns seem to target users outside of China or Chinese-speaking countries.

A major infection tactic is the use of SPAM email messages that contain various phishing elements. They are meant to coerce the victims into interacting with a dangerous element. In most cases the messages are designed to implement design elements, layouts and other parts of well-known Internet services or sites that the users may use. The malicious executables can be either attached or directly linked in the body contents.

The files can also be uploaded to hacker-made download sites which are fake copies of official vendor sites or portals. The dangerous files can also be (Read more...)

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