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Description: sgviralscan.com is a homepage hijacker that redirects your Internet Explorer homepage to http://sgviralscan.com/ website without your consent or knowledge. Sgviralscan.com website specially created to promote rogue software and trick you into putchasing it. Usually sgviralscan.com infection results from a Vundo Trojan infection. Vundo trojan hijacks computer desktop and generates pop-up messages promoting various rogue computer-enhancement and fake anti-spyware programs such as: PC-Cleaner, Error Cleaner, System Defender, System Doctor, Spyware Guard 2008 and so on. Vundo trojan redirects user to various fake websites and http://www.sgviralscan.com is among them. It is highly recommended to remove Vundo trojan and sgviralscan.com hijaker. By removing the Vundo trojan, you also rid your computer of sgviralscan.com hijacker.
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.
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.
SpyNoMore removes sgviralscan.com: Yes
Threat risk: Very High Risk
Extremely dangerous malware. Uses stealth installation, randomly named entries and has the capability to self update or resurrect after incomplete removal. Almost impossible to remove manually. Category mostly consists of trojans and spyware.
User's homepage is changed to http://sgviralscan.com
Warning messages such as "Security Warning! Windows has been infected." or "Your Computer is Infected" are displayed on user's Desktop.
Popup advertisements are displayed.
Rogue anti-spyware programs are downloaded and installed without your concent or knowledge.
Desktop can be changed and can show the message "Your computer is in Danger!" or "Warning: Spyware threat has been detected on your PC!"
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