Threat Database Browser Hijackers

By ESGI Advisor in Browser Hijackers Image

Despite its high search engine presence at the moment of writing and its legitimate-sounding name, is a rogue website associated with a browser hijacker by the same name., in particular, is closely linked to a couple of fake security applications, and is the first step in the well-known rogue security program online scam. According to ESG PC security researchers, two well-known fake security applications, SpyMaxx and AntiSpyStorm are promoted on and its associated websites. The browser hijacker takes over the victim's Internet browser and forces it to visit the website or to websites promoting rogue security application such as the ones mentioned above. Other problems associated with include dangerous changes to your computer's security settings and protection. These changes will make it much more likely that your computer will become infected with additional malware. ESG security researchers consider that the website is extremely dangerous, as inevitably leads to malware problems. ESG security analysts also warn against the browser hijacker, considering it to be the beginning of dangerous rootkit and Trojan infections.

Protecting Yourself from Malware

There are two parts when protecting yourself from malware such as, both equally substantial. First, having a reliable security applications running on your computer system is essential. These include a firewall, a real time anti-malware scanner, and a strong anti-virus program. It is important to make sure that all of your security programs are regularly updated and that you scan your system regularly. Clones of malware associated with are released regularly, in order to stay one step ahead of malware analysts. The second step in protecting yourself from malware is to make sure to browse the Internet safely. Changing your online behaviors can go a long way towards ensuring that you do not become infected with malware related to ESG security researchers have listed three basic security guidelines that can protect your when browsing the Internet:

  1. It is essential to stay away from websites that are generally considered being unsafe. These will usually include websites with abusive or misleading advertisements, pornographic websites and file sharing networks. These websites' activities border on the illegal, and will typically result in them being associated with criminal activities and malware.
  2. To avoid malware, it is important to avoid the unknown. This means avoiding downloading unknown files or clicking on unknown links.
  3. It is also important to protect your online accounts with strong passwords to ensure that criminals cannot gain access to your personal information.

File System Details may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. pmmon.exe
2. gtawclv.dll
3. vjxwnn.dll
4. veptlh.dll
5. isamini.exe
6. iesuninst.exe
7. fdpzgi.dll
8. vmlwp.dll
9. isamonitor.exe
10. pmsngr.exe
11. cfqbw.dll
12. khtbpdl.dll


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