By Domesticus in Browser Hijackers Image sports a minimalist interface that gives a facade of a low-budget search engine. It even includes a logo of a magnifying glass, terms of service and a privacy agreement, which can be viewed by visitors. However, belongs to a large family of search engines that have been promoted through browser hijackers since 2010. Even though merely visiting the website will not infect your computer system with malware automatically, it is important to understand that is dangerous to your computer system in various ways.

Since is not designed to deliver real search results, but search results that are sponsored and promote known online scams, most computer users will not use willingly. This means that criminals need to use dangerous malware to force computer users to have no other choice but to visit repeatedly, thus ensuring that they can generate substantial advertisement revenue by setting up hundreds of similar websites. This browser hijacker infection will usually involve a dangerous rootkit component that will cause other problems in the infected computer system, such as connection problems, system instability, and unwanted pop-up windows and error messages.

The search results that displays may expose your computer system to websites that attempt to install Trojans on your machine in order to access to your data and computer system, promote fake security software in an attempt to steal your money, display alarming error messages to convince you to purchase fake security software, or other situations generally considered to be unsafe. may also indirectly lead to websites containing pornographic content or illegal activities like shady online pharmacies or casinos. Because of this, redirects are not merely an annoyance, but actually pose a threat to your computer system.

File System Details may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarlog.txt
2. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarstats.dat
3. %Temp%[trojan name]toolbar-manifest.xml
4. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarcouponsmerchants.xml
5. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbardtx.ini
6. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarguid.dat
7. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallStatIE.dat
8. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarcouponscategories.xml
9. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarstat.log
10. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarpreferences.dat
11. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallIE.dat
12. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarversion.xml
13. %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarcouponsmerchants2.xml

Registry Details may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}InprocServer32 "C:PROGRA~1WINDOW~4ToolBar[trojan
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7} "[trojan name] Toolbar"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuard
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar "[trojan name] Toolbar"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115} "UrlHelper Class"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuardCurVer
Objects{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7} "[trojan name] Toolbar"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}ProgID "[trojan name]IEHelper.UrlHelper.1"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}VersionIndependentProgID "[trojan
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuard.1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper


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