Threat Database Adware Adware-FHP


By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 16,689
Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 472
First Seen: May 23, 2014
Last Seen: June 30, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Adware-FHP is adware that may hijack online searches of the PC user by modifying search results with sponsored links and rerouting the computer user to suspicious websites with mainly adware related content. Adware-FHP may insert a plug-in, browser extension or add-on for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer Web browsers when the computer user installs other freeware. When the PC user installs any free program, he may also automatically install Adware-FHP on the computer systems. Once installed, Adware-FHP may hijack a Web search box on many well-known social networking or online shopping websites and replace it with its own. PC users should always pay attention when installing free tools from unreliable download websites because often, software installer may carry an optional install, such as Adware-FHP. Adware-FHP may create and show non-stop pop-up advertisements and continuously divert computer users to suspicious websites.


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