The Coolchaser redirection virus is malware powered by Infospace.com, categorized as an internet browser hijacker with internal and third party adware and spyware associations and tactics. Coolchaser hijacks internet browser settings such as the home page causing an infected internet browser to direct to Coolchaser.com, Coolchaser.us, Coolchaser.Infospace.com, Search.URL.com, and other associated URLs. The Coolchaser redirection virus also affects managed-provided search engines, in turn causing internet searches and inputted URLs to redirect to Coolchaser, Infospace, and URL based websites (as well as third party sites).
The EReadingSource.com redirection virus is a mild computer infection categorized as an internet browser hijacker that changes home page settings and provided search engines in order to redirect internet searches and URLs to EReadingSource.com. The domain name EReadingSource.com directs searches to many different URLs including S1.EReadingSource.com and Search.EReadingSource.com.
ALOT (Search.Alot.com, Alot.com, Alothome.com) is malware (adware and spyware) and a scam, categorized as an internet browser hijacker and commonly referred to as a redirection virus that infects Microsoft Internet Explorer (7,8,9) and Mozilla Firefox (4+) internet browsers on Window’s XP, Vista, and 7. ALOT products and ALOT.com are considered dangerous because of issues regarding invasion of privacy and cyber criminal activity, such as third party malware and viruses capable of fatally depleting computer and internet browser functionality.
What is Pageset (Pageset.com)? Pageset (Pageset.com) is a adware and spyware categorized as a browser hijacker that voluntarily or involuntarily changes internet browser home page settings causing affected internet browsers …
Smilebox is a dangerous app for PC and Mac that is voluntarily installed or bundled with third party adware, spyware, and Trojans (Web Assistant by IB/Podnova Windows Library). Smilebox is referred to as malware, a browser hijacker (Smilebox Toolbar, Smilebox EN Toolbar), a scam, and redirection virus (Search.smilebox.com, Mystart.smilebox.com) because it shares many similarities and utilizes the same platforms and techniques to extract information. Steps to remove or uninstall Smile Box are detailed in this article.
HandyCafe (Handycafe.com) is scam software distributed as freeware, as well as a commonly referred redirection virus (Search.handycafe.com) that claims to be Internet Cafe Software. Handy Cafe allows operators to access clients computers by use of the Handy Cafe Server and Firewall Client. Handy Cafe operates similar to Trojans and is dangerous. Remove Handy Cafe immediately.
The Search Safer virus (Searchsafer.com) is a browser hijacker, referred to as a redirection virus due to redirecting inputted URLs and browser search results to searchsafer.com.
Metacrawler.com and the Metacrawler Toolbar are very dangerous. Removing Metacrawler settings from your computer and internet browser are strictly recommended to protect personal information, computer settings, and internet browser funtionality.
Search Among (Searchamong.com, SearchAmong Toolbar) is malware, categorized as an internet browser hijacker which may bundle with or behave similar to adware and spyware applications. Victims noticed their systems have been infected with Search Among when internet browser settings change, such as integrated additional search engines, which in turn causes inputted URLs and searches to redirect to searchamong.com, home page settings change to searchamong.com (start up page changes, redirects), and suspicious add-ons and extensions become present such as the SearchAmong Toolbar.
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.