Threat Database Browser Hijackers

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 7,294
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1,993
First Seen: January 25, 2019
Last Seen: September 23, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows is a questionable site that may pretend to be one that offers supposed protection from PC viruses and threats. In fact, may go the distance to resemble an offer to use the well-known McAfee antivirus application and features directly from its home page. The fact of the matter is, the antivirus services offered on are bogus and may never serve any good purpose for detection and removal of claimed computer viruses.

Those who may utilize the McAfee links may be redirected to questionable sources where it may then ask for personal information. In other cases, we have seen where may generate pop-up advertisements as part of a pay-per-click or pay-per-impression ads scheme to get money from your clicks and impressions.

The website may have associated components that load when a computer user has downloaded and installed third-party programs or bundled software from the Internet. Such components may load automatically and modify Internet settings to then change the default home page or new tab page to the website.

The ads from may be malicious in content in some cases, which is more reason to take the proper actions to safely detect and eliminate the components.

Use of an antimalware application will suffice to automatically detect and remove completely along with any associated browser add-on components or extensions, which will then allow a computer user to modify their own Internet settings and restore their desired default home page.

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