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What Is Adware
What is adware? Adware or advertising-supported software is any software package which automatically plays, displays, or downloads advertising material to a computer after the software is installed on it or while the application is being used.
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Definition
What is an IE (Internet Explorer) browser search hijacker? An IE (Internet Explorer) browser search hijacker is an adware attached to the IE browser hijacking search result URLs. When you click on any search result, the hijacker takes you to an advertiser's page. Follow this entry to see the symptom...
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Symptom
What is the symptom of one IE (Internet Explorer) browser search hijacker? Here is a sample search session that shows you the symtom of an IE search hijacker: Start IE with www.google.com. Enter "IE security" and click search. You will get a normal search result page as shown here: . If you look at ...
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Who Is Proving Advertisements
Who is providing advertisements to the IE search hijacker? When you click the search result infected by the IE search hijacker, sometimes you will see an intermediate redirecting page as shown below: . Looking at the URL of this page, you know who is providing the advertisements to the hijacker: cli...
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