Threat Database Browser Hijackers '' Pop-Ups

'' Pop-Ups

By GoldSparrow in Browser Hijackers

The is maintained by Client Connect Ltd. (a.k.a. ClientCentric Solutions, LLC) that is known for the Conduit browser hijacker. Also, Client Connect Ltd. is connected to several other browser hijackers that may drive Internet traffic to,, and The domain is used by a browser hijacker to aid a software deployment platform and invite users to install all kinds of riskware. The recommendations on the pop-ups might include rogue security tools, unreliable system optimizers, bad video players and unsafe game patches. Needless to say, the pop-ups might welcome users to install harmful software that would open your system to remote code execution, and you may risk losing data and the control of your Web accounts. The pop-ups may appear at random intervals of when you open a new tab page in Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer.

The pop-ups may feature logos from reputable security companies to claim credibility and encourage users to download apps from unknown developers. The browser hijacker associated with may use ActionScript to load video commercials in the foreground and initiate drive-by downloads in the background that may include apps like System Healer, ACommander and Winner Download Manager. You are not advised to install programs that originate from because your overall computer performance might decrease significantly. Moreover, the apps from may apply unwanted changes to your Windows Firewall configuration. The browser hijacker linked to may appear as a browser plug-in, add-on, extension and Browser Helper Object that is signed by a daughter company of Client Connect Ltd that is named Software Solutions LLC. The browser hijacker may be cross-compatible and use DLL libraries to appear as an add-on, plug-in, extension and Browser Helper Object. Users need to install a trusted anti-malware solution to halt the pop-ups and clean their systems.


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