Possible Browser Hijack attempt
Infected with Possible Browser Hijack attempt ?
“Possible Browser Hijack attempt” is a descriptor for what could be a browser hijacker, a program that points your Web browser to specific websites, sets your homepage to something other than the one you’ve chosen, or captures keystrokes and information that you enter into a Web browser. Browser hijackers may also hijack Web searches to use a specific website or search engine.
|Threat Level: High Risk|
|Records personal data / keystrokes|
|Hijacks internet browser|
|Allows remote influence|
|Downloads unsolicited files|
|Disables programs / system|
|Makes unauthorized phone calls|
|Exploits a security flaw|
|Floods internet connection|
|Tracks browsing activity with installed applications|
|Tracks browsing activity with cookies|
|Installs without user consent|
|Inadequate uninstall procedures|
|Insufficient privacy disclosure and consent|
|Uses excessive system resources|
|Makes fraudulent claims about spyware detection and removal|
|Performs Silent Updates|
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