Browser redirects on different operating systems

A critical process in Windows is a common place for malware to look at, infect and perhaps also to try and establish how the baseline root cause of a root kit infection. Does this mean Windows is vulnerable? Of course, but only because of how popular it is. Linux is not quite the same kettle [...]

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A good example of browser hijackers – The Google redirect virus

Is it safe to say that perhaps the true worry in most Internet users if getting infected by malware? It’s clear that these types of attacks are on the rise and that in the year 2011 alone; there were millions of new infections that spanned the globe. These obviously varied but most of them were [...]

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Motives behind browser redirects

The basic intents of a browser redirect virus are to direct you away from the desired results you are clicking on. So what is the true motive behind such actions? Let’s analyse a couple. Advertising Yes, the virus creators of the browser redirectors are constantly looking for new revenue streams, the basic premise behind how [...]

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