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DNSHijacker-85.255

Alias: DNSHijacker-85.255, DNS Changer, Trojan.DNSChanger, oqem.com, btcar.com, aicse.com, camouflageclothingonline.net, casinocaesar.com, oldhetaira.com, rpicamps.com, sandiego.citysearch.com, shopica.com, weddingcamerasplace.com, webcry.com, heavy.com, adultfinder.com

Description: DNS Hijacker-85.255 is a trojan that alters the DNS servers on your computer to point to servers that are affiliated with the trojan creators, hence re-directing you to any site the they want. At its worst, this tactic can be used to trick you into thinking you have arrived at your banking website when in fact you are at a fake website that looks just like your bank's website. At its mildest, it can redirect your search results to various websites. For example, by adding google.com to their DNS server, they can make it so that when you run a search on google.com, they redirect your searches to any site(s) of their choice.

Threat type:

Hijacker - A Hijacker is a software application that takes control of your browser's settings. Usually it changes your home page and redirects it to some unknown site or modifies your search settings. It prevents you from changing back your browser's settings. An infected browser usually operates much slower.

Homepage Hijacker - A Homepage Hijacker is a software application that takes control over your browser's settings. Usually it changes your home page and redirects it to some other site or modifies your search settings. It prevents you to change browser's settings. In such hijacks, your browser may operate normally, but be much slower.

Search Hijacker - A Search Hijacker redirects your Google, Yahoo, Bing and other search engine search results to unfamiliar websites. Search Hijacker infections are usually the result of a malware infection. Takes control of your browser's default search engine. The search results may not necessarily be the best fit as those usually come from paid advertisements, as issued to you by the Hijacker authors. Search hijackers prevent you from changing your browser's default search engine, and they tend to slow down PC performance.

Trojan - A Trojans or Trojan Horse is any programs that installs itself secretly normally via malware programs, quite often with sinister intent. Once installed, the trojan author (hacker) can gain complete control of the infected PC. Trojans are usually designed to steal sensitive information and/or destroy the system. Trojans can be distributed as unsolicited email attachments, or bundled with freeware and shareware programs.


Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.

Detection:
SpyNoMore removes DNSHijacker-85.255: Yes

Threat risk: High Risk
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Very dangerous malware. Can log user's keyboard activity and take snapshots of the user's screen. Uses stealth installation and removal is very difficult. Category includes spyware programs, adware programs and trojans.

Symptoms:

User may receive fake 'page not found' pages.

User search queries are re-directed to unfamiliar websites including gambling and pornographic. Among those websites are:

10-top.com

adultfinder.com

advfn.it

aicse.com

btcar.com

camouflageclothingonline.net

casinocaesar.com

cosavista.com

freeslots.com

freewirelessworld

heavy.com

hrena.com

monstermarketplace.com

mov-x-archive.com

My-finder.net

oldhetaira.com

oqem.com

qwickfind.com

robogold.biz

rpicamps.com

sandiego.citysearch.com

search.net

searchingworld.com

sestat.com

sestet.com

sex-enjoy.com/

shopica.com

shopping.com

shopzilla.com

spicyebony.com

todaysporn.com

top10.com

topten.com

toseeka.com

up-search.com

Wbr4.com

webcry.com

weddingcamerasplace.com

wordsea.com

www-search.net



DNSHijacker-85.255 Signature Details: The following information includes some of the standard signatures associated with this spyware threat. Please do not attempt to manually remove these items from your computer; Removing these items incorrectly or partially can cause your computer to experience critical errors, prevent your computer from restarting or cause loss of Internet connectivity. Should you be infected with DNSHijacker-85.255, you can clean your computer by downloading SpyNoMore now.

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