Search Highlighter

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 253
First Seen: January 10, 2014
Last Seen: January 27, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Search Highlighter is a potentially unwanted browser plug-in produced by Injekt LLC. Search Highlighter declares to make a computer user's Internet surfing more efficient by displaying requests of highlighted text from popular websites such as Wikipedia, Quora, and Yelp. Search Highlighter is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program. Search Highlighter is installed on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox Web browsers without the PC user's consent using misleading tactics. Search Highlighter may typically proliferate and access the computer system through packaged freeware. When installed, Search Highlighter may create and display random pop-up ads and banners or ads related to the computer user's browsing activity because it may be able to trace the PC user's Internet surfing habits.

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Registry Details

Search Highlighter may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}

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