Threat Database Browser Hijackers

By GoldSparrow in Browser Hijackers

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 16,785
Threat Level: 50 % (Medium)
Infected Computers: 556
First Seen: March 6, 2015
Last Seen: September 2, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

There have been reports of redirects associated with the most popular web browsers in the market, including Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. This is part of a browser hijacker attack involving this website. There are two common symptoms of these attacks: having your homepage changed to and having your web browser direct you to repeatedly. While these kinds of attacks can be irritating, it is important to note that they also pose a severe threat to your computer's security and to your privacy. redirects should be regarded as symptoms of a more severe infection that should be removed with the help of a reliable anti-malware application.

A browser hijacker is simply a malware infection designed to control the victim's web browser in order to force it to visit a particular website or carry out particular tasks without the computer user's authorization. Browser hijackers associated with may cause the following symptoms:

  • Browser hijackers associated with are designed to change the infected web browser's homepage to, ensuring that this website is the first thing the victim sees when starting up the infected computer's web browser.
  • While browsing the net, will appear repeatedly in pop-up windows. Random advertisements and error messages may also pop up, as well as windows and messages that appear when mousing over a particular link or word in a web browser window.
  • An infected web browser will force the victim to visit repeatedly. These kinds of redirects can occur after clicking on a link, searching for a keyword on an online search engine or entering an address into the infected web browser's address bar.
  • The infected web browser's default setting will be changed to make it easier for browser hijackers associated with to carry out their attacks. You should also notice that features such as bookmarks, favorite websites and the default search engine may be changed to without the computer user's authorization.

SpyHunter Detects & Remove

Registry Details may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\

URLs may call the following URLs:


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