Threat Database Browser Hijackers

By Domesticus in Browser Hijackers

The website is linked to PUP infections. Potentially Unwanted Programs are often responsible for numerous unwanted symptoms on affected computers. In most cases, they will enter a computer bundled with freeware programs downloaded from poorly monitored sources. Once installed, PUPs associated with may take over the affected Web browser, forcing it to visit repeatedly, display numerous pop-up windows linked to or cause other unwanted behaviors. If your computer is affected by PUPs linked to, security researchers advise their immediate removal with the aid of an energetic anti-malware tool to ensure that no traces of PUP infections installed on your PC. and the Various Problems It May Cause

Security researchers have observed a wide variety of issues in cases where a PUP linked to is installed on the affected computer. The following are issues that may be associated with

  • PUPs associated with may cause browser redirects. When the affected computer user tries to access a website, the PUP may instead take the affected Web browser to or another website indirectly associated with
  • PUPs linked to may take over the affected Web browser, causing it to display numerous unwanted error messages, pop-up advertisements and other unwanted content. has been linked to numerous types of advertisements, including pop-up advertisements, advertisements inserted into text in the form of unwanted hyperlinks and disruptive banner or sliding advertisements.
  • PUPs associated with may keep track of your online activity, endangering your private data for marketing research purposes. If this data falls into the wrong hands, it may be used for criminal activities.


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