Threat Database Browser Hijackers

By ZulaZuza in Browser Hijackers is a website associated with adware infections. is used to trick inexperienced computer users, making them believe that there are numerous coupons, discounts, and special money-saving offers on In fact, the true purpose of is to profit at the expense of computer users by causing various problems on affected computers. may generate revenue by forcing PC users to access determined websites, displaying advertisements, or by tracking the computer users' online activities. is often associated with Potentially Unwanted Programs. Although the main type of PUPs linked to are adware, PUPs associated with may also have characteristics of browser hijackers.

Consequences of Housing on a PC

There are numerous problems that may be linked to and to PUPs associated with this URL. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, this may mean that your computer has been compromised by a PUP infection:

  • PUPs associated with may redirect your computer to repeatedly. This characteristic, often called browser hijacking, takes away the control over your Web browser and forces you to visit websites that are sponsored in order to raise their traffic, page ranking and page views.
  • is commonly linked to irritating pop-up advertisements and windows which may interrupt your activity and display marketing material. This is the main way in which generates revenue, displaying advertisements on your computer repeatedly.
  • Content associated with may have adware capabilities, tracking your online activity and monitoring your browsing habits, searches and system settings. This information sometimes may be purchased by a third party or used to deliver additional advertisements to your Web browser.


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