Threat Database Browser Hijackers is a malicious website that is associated with the Google Redirect Virus. The domain contains a website that is designed to link users to known attack websites and malicious content. The Google Redirect Virus is a widespread browser hijacker that has been linked to rootkits such as the ZeroAccess rootkit and some variants of the TDSS rootkit. Because these are extremely serious malware infections, ESG security researchers recommend taking any redirects to very seriously. If your Internet browser is repeatedly forcing you to visit, ESG security researchers strongly advise running a system scan of your machine with a legitimate, reliable and fully-updated anti-malware application. Failure to deal with malware in a timely manner can result in dire consequences, which include the loss of your data, your online accounts and credit card information being stolen, criminals using your computer to perform illegal actions and irreparable damage done to your operating system.

Many Clones of the Website

The website has a large number of clones. Most clones of the website have remarkably similar names, such as or; notice a pattern? Criminals will simply take the string 'searchsystem' and add an adjective that is almost certainly randomly chosen. Some other adjectives used to create clones of include 'remarkable', 'marvelous', and 'unusual'.

Protecting Yourself from Malware Associated with

The best way to protect yourself from malware associated with is to practice safe browsing habits. While it is essential to install security software from a reliable source and to keep it updated, ESG security researchers have found that most malware associated with uses a social engineering component in order to infect a computer system. This means that criminals behind these malware threats will often take advantage of human nature to infect your computer system. To counteract this, make sure to be extremely cautious about clicking on unknown links, downloading unknown content or visiting websites that are typically considered being unsafe (such as websites with pornographic content, file sharing networks and websites containing pirated software, movies and music). Also, remember to download your software and operating system updates directly from the manufacturer and never from third parties.

File System Details may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. %Windows%\system32\DRIVERS\mrxsmb.sys
2. %Windows%\system32\consrv.dll

Registry Details may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
SubSystems: Windows = basesrv,1 winsrv:UserServerDllInitialization,3 consrv:ConServerDllInitialization,2 sxssrv,4


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