Threat Database Browser Hijackers

By GoldSparrow in Browser Hijackers

The domain is used by adware on infected PCs to display a pop-up window that suggest to computer users to install a potentially harmful software. Security researchers discovered that the domain is linked to several IP addresses that are associated with the deployment of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) and adware products such as Multiplug. Additionally, the domain is recognized as malicious by several leading web applications. The adware that is responsible for the pop-up might have been installed on your system during a free application installation via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. Experts advise users not to click on the pop-up because that might result in unwanted software installation. If you are presented with the pop-up, you might want to use a trusted anti-malware tool to purge the responsible adware.


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