Threat Database Browser Hijackers

By GoldSparrow in Browser Hijackers

The is associated with a Potentially Unwanted Program. PUPs associated with act as browser hijackers, taking over the PC user's Web browser and leading it to websites like forcefully, displaying advertisements and pop-ups and changing its settings automatically. URL and PUPs associated with this platform represent a threat to the computer's security. Because of this, pop-ups and redirections should be considered as clear signs of a potentially threatening component installed on the affected computer. redirects and pop-ups can usually be solved through the utilization of a reliable security application that is fully up-to-date.

Problems that may be Linked to

Below, there are several issues that may be associated with the URL and many similar PUPs and adware platforms:

  • PUPs associated with may make alterations to the PC user's Web browser's settings. Installed as Web browser extensions or toolbars, these types of PUPs may change the affected Web browser's homepage and default search engine.
  • Computer users reporting problems related to have complained of Web browser redirects, pop-up windows and other erratic behavior on the affected Web browser, meant usually to expose computer users to advertisement content, marketing material and known online deceptive tactics.
  • One problem commonly related to and to similar PUPs is that they may cause system performance issues on the affected computer. PUPs associated with may make the affected Web browser connect to the Internet slowly, crash or freeze frequently.


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