Gamblingpuma.com

Gamblingpuma.com Description

ScreenshotVarious computer users have reported problems with their web browser involving several fake search engines such as Gamblingpuma.com. Gamblingpuma.com is one of the many possible results of a browser hijacker infection which takes over the infected computer's web browser and then forces it to visit various malicious websites against the computer user's will. There are several clones of Gamblingpuma.com, including Loanpuma.com and Insurancepuma.com. In all cases, these websites feature a cartoon feline with different attire in several versions of this fake search engine and the fake search engines are titled 'Super Search'. Gamblingpuma.com in itself is not particularly harmful, containing little to no dangerous elements within the website itself (although this may change at a moment's notice). However, Gamblingpuma.com poses a threat to computer systems because of its close association with browser hijackers, which are often themselves associated with extremely dangerous malware infections like the TDSS rootkit or variants of the ZeroAccess rootkit. If your web browser constantly takes you to the Gamblingpuma.com website, it is certain that your computer is infected with a browser hijacker. Using a reliable anti-malware application to find the cause of these redirects will usually put an end to any Gamblingpuma.com redirects.

Browser Hijackers Associated with Gamblingpuma.com

Due to different reports, two different types of browser hijackers have been identified and associated with the Gamblingpuma.com fake search engine. The first of these is quite common and has been infecting Windows operating systems since at least 2010. This browser hijacker is known as Google Redirect Virus and consists of a Trojan infection that is often bundled with the TDSS rootkit, making it quite difficult to eradicate without a specialized anti-rootkit tool. Gamblingpuma.com has also been linked to a JavaScript browser hijacker with the capacity to affect computer systems running the iOS operating system (such as an iPad). Unlike the other browser hijacker, this second malware threat is not a systemic infection and is limited to the web browser (as can be proven by simply disabling JavaScript to end the browser hijacker's symptoms). Both of the above-mentioned browser hijackers act in the same way, changing the search results on Bing, Yahoo and Google so that they direct to Gamblingpuma.com and other malicious search engines.

Do You Suspect Your PC May Be Infected with Gamblingpuma.com & Other Threats? Scan Your PC with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a powerful malware remediation and protection tool designed to help provide PC users with in-depth system security analysis, detection and removal of a wide range of threats like Gamblingpuma.com as well as a one-on-one tech support service. Download SpyHunter's FREE Malware Remover
Note: SpyHunter's scanner is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter detects malware on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware removal tool to remove the malware threats. Read more on SpyHunter. Free Remover allows you to run a one-off scan and receive, subject to a 48-hour waiting period, one remediation and removal. Free Remover subject to promotional details and Special Promotion Terms. To understand our policies, please also review our EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria. If you no longer wish to have SpyHunter installed on your computer, follow these steps to uninstall SpyHunter.

Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?

Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • 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.
If you still can't install SpyHunter? View other possible causes of installation issues.

Leave a Reply

Please DO NOT use this comment system for support or billing questions. For SpyHunter technical support requests, please contact our technical support team directly by opening a customer support ticket via your SpyHunter. For billing issues, please refer to our "Billing Questions or Problems?" page. For general inquiries (complaints, legal, press, marketing, copyright), visit our "Inquiries and Feedback" page.