V9 Redirect Virus

V9 Redirect Virus Description

ScreenshotThe V9 Redirect Virus is a browser hijacker designed to force computer users to visit the URL v9.com/us repeatedly. This is done in order to generate traffic to this particular website, allowing various forms of monetizing this traffic, such as using affiliate marketing advertising or pay-per-click schemes to profit from infected visitors to this website. The V9 Redirect Virus typically enters a computer because of existing vulnerabilities in your applications or operating system. These can be exploited by specifically crafted scripts contained in attack websites. The V9 Redirect Virus can also spread through malicious email attachments or instant messaging spam. Finally, versions of the V9 Redirect Virus are bundled as toolbars that are included in the installation of popular freeware software from a third party.

The Consequence of a V9 Redirect Virus Infection

Once the V9 Redirect Virus infects a computer, the V9 Redirect Virus will change the infected computer's web browser's home page and default search engine to v9.com. The V9 Redirect Virus will also interfere with your online searches by always directing your search results to that website. Security analysts have also linked the V9 Redirect Virus to the appearance of unwanted pop-up advertisements. These can intrude on your work and interfere with normal online activities. V9 Redirect Virus has the capacity to keep track of your online habits and browser history.

Removing the V9 Redirect Virus is seldom a straightforward process. Even though there may be an uninstaller for this program, your web browser settings probably will need to be changed in order to restore your preferences to their defaults (such as your web browser's homepage and default search engine). Since the V9 Redirect Virus will often infect a computer along with various other forms of malware, the presence of this threat in a computer frequently indicates that other malware is present as well. In the event of a V9 Redirect Virus infection, ESG malware analysts advise PC users to analyze their entire machine with the aid of a fully updated and trustworthy anti-malware solution. To prevent further infections, ESG malware analysts advise using safe browsing practices and never downloading freeware software from sources other than the manufacturer.

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  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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Technical Information

Infection Statistics

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File System Details

V9 Redirect Virus creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Software Plate\svcgdp.exe 224,416 4fb97fa00f60292e6782180f09792753 4,405
2 %WINDIR%\system32\Newtabs_v9.dll 60,928 2b7598adf8886d5988d39874acce8884 4,249
3 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\gbdabnfmdemcjjadpkpjibhhacggangd 297
4 %AppData%\v9 294
5 %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\gbdabnfmdemcjjadpkpjibhhacggangd 294
6 %PROGRAMFILES%\Software Plate\gdpclient.exe 235,168 c92ed55a9e5f69b82d87b854da029697 284
7 %PROGRAMFILES%\Software Plate\update.exe 234,656 d8e7fbec59da34ee1c7015bbb99c4035 265
8 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\v9Soft 234
9 %PROGRAMFILES%\v9Soft 231
10 %TEMP%\v9_Downloader 228
11 V9.lnk 206
12 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\novo_price_comparison.crx 166
13 %PROGRAMFILES%\iSafe\iSafeSvc.exe 238,408 0ff2898075716f58332dfd570160115a 1,314
14 %PROGRAMFILES%\iSafe\iSafeSvc2.exe 69,960 c7590b83285f76abc6636de7abbcf2d2 1,283
15 %PROGRAMFILES%\iSafe\iSafeTray.exe 403,272 1a2d335d2d6e8c088b79f892d6188cfe 1,178

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Registry Details

V9 Redirect Virus creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\v9.com
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\V9 Redirect_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\V9 Redirect_RASMANCS
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