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search.conduit.com

Alias: search.conduit.com, search.conduit, search.conduit.com FireFox, search.conduit.com Chrome, search.conduit.com Internet Explorer, search.conduit.com Google

Description: search.conduit.com is a FireFox / Google Chrome / Internet Explorer homepage and search page hijacker that changes your homepage and redirects your search results to websites that are affiliate with search.conduit.com. It is normally installed by the user and their EULA discloses that these changes will take place, however people have a hard time removing search.conduit.com once they decide they no longer need it as their default homepage or search engine. To uninstall Conduit and remove search.conduit.com from Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer, download and run SpyNoMore Antimalware.

Threat type:

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.


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 search.conduit.com: Yes

Threat risk: High Risk
Remove search.conduit.com, search.conduit.com Remover
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:

Your homepage and search results are redirected to search.conduit.com.

Uninstalling the program that it came with does not necessarily uninstall search.conduit.com.



search.conduit.com 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 search.conduit.com, you can clean your computer by downloading SpyNoMore now.

Running Process Signatures:
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File Signatures:
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Registered Dll (Dynamic Link Library) Signatures:
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Folder Signatures:
C:\Program Files\conduit

Registry Signatures:
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.search.conduit.com/?type=hp&ts=&from=&uid=
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.search.conduit.com/?type=hp&ts=&from=&uid=
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.search.conduit.com/?type=hp&ts=&from=&uid=
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://www.search.conduit.com/web/?type=ds&ts=&from=&uid=&q={searchTerms}
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.search.conduit.com/web/?type=ds&ts=&from=&uid=&q={searchTerms}
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.search.conduit.com/?type=hp&ts=&from=&uid=
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://www.search.conduit.com/web/?type=ds&ts=&from=&uid=&q={searchTerms}
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = http://www.search.conduit.com/web/?type=ds&ts=&from=&uid=&q={searchTerms}
O2 - BHO: IETabPage Class - C:\Program Files\conduit
O20 - AppInit_DLLs: C:\PROGRA~1\conduit\SEARCH~1.DLL

SpyNoMore Collected Residual File Signatures:
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