Monthly Archive: August 2012

Search Completion Virus Homepage

How To Remove The Search Completion Hijacker Virus (Search.Searchcompletion.com)

Search completion (searchcompletion.com, search.searchcompletion.com) is an internet browser hijacker that bundles with malware such as adware advertisers and other third party viruses. Computers infected by Search Completion, or associated malware bundled with Search Completion notice common hijacker symptoms such as changed homepage (startup page) settings, search and URL input redirections, etc, and symptoms of several adware infections which may consist of popup spam advertisements and altered internet search results.

Barack Obama AMA Broke Reddit

Barack Obama’s AMA Campaign Broke Reddit

On August 29th, 20212 at 4:30 pm ET President of The United States Barack Obama participated in a Reddit A.M.A (ask me anything). At 4:40 pm ET Reddit broke.

Search.rr.com Redirection Virus

How To Remove The Road Runner Toolbar Hijacker Virus (Search.rr.com, Rr.com)

The Road Runner toolbar is an extension for Mozilla Firefox (2+), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6-9), and Apple Safari (3 -5) powered by Conduit and Road Runner. The Road Runner Toolbar is distributed by Road Runner (rr.com) as freeware. Though rr.com seems to be a legitimate “news” based website powered by Time Warner unfortunately, the Road Runner toolbar is bundled with malware and viruses, in particular adware and spyware. The Road Runner virus is commonly referred to as a redirection virus and browser hijacker because of it’s capabilities to affect internet browser settings, such as managed search engines. When an infected user is redirected by Road Runner they are taken to search.rr.com (pictured below).

Search Fox Tab Virus

How To Remove The Fox Tab Search Browser Hijacker Virus (Search.FoxTab.com, Foxtab.com)

Fox Tab (Foxtabtoolbar, Foxtab.adware) is adware and spyware categorized as a browser hijacker. Foxtab is distributed as a freeware extension in order to successfully track, trace, and control computer systems, computer users, and internet browsers without repercussions. Fox Tab infects computers along side other malware bundles. If Foxtab was installed to your system without your consent, then Foxtab most likely bundled with other malware such as Babylon Toolbar, IWantThis, Dealply, Norston Security Scan (not Symantec), and BrowserForChange.

Search Iminent My Web Search Virus

How To Remove The Search Iminent “Search The Web” Hijacker Virus (Search.iminent.com/SearchTheWeb)

The Search Iminent “Search The Web” virus (Search.iminent.com/SearchTheWeb) is adware and spyware categorized as a browser hijacker distributed as freeware that installs directly onto your internet browser browser in the forms of several browser helper objects such as toolbars. The Search Iminent “Search The Web” virus also affect other internet browser settings, causing website search and URL input to redirect to Search.iminent.com/SearchTheWeb, http://search.iminent.com/SearchTheWeb/v4/1033/homepage/Default.aspx, or Iminent.com.

Search.mywebsearch Virus

How to remove the My Web Search virus – Mywebsearch.com rediret removal

The My Web Search toolbar (mywebsearch.adware, My Web Search) is adware and spyware categorized as a browser hijacker distributed as freeware that installs directly onto your internet browser browser. My Web Search toolbar also bundles with other malware applications which can affect internet browser settings. A My Web Search toolbar infection installs browser helper objects (managed search, toolbar) to infected internet browsers and causes website search and URL input to redirect to http://home.mywebsearch.com/.

BrowserSeek Virus

How To Remove The “Browser Seek” Hijacker Virus

Browser Seek (Browserseek, Browserseektoolbar, BrowserSeek Desktop Search) is adware distributed as freeware and categorized as a browser hijacker, as well as being a malicious search engine. Browser Seek also comes bundled with other malware and trojans such as MP3 Tube Toolbar and All Search which in turn can be very dangerous. If Browser Seek is bundled with other malware, infections can range from indentity theft, credit card schemes, tracking, tracing, and altered internet settings by use of BHOs (browser helper objects) such as toolbars and integrated internet browser search engines, which can cause symptoms of a redirection virus.