Fake Scanner Sites
Google Search Redirects
Social Search Redirect
Alias: Social Search Redirect, Google Social Search Redirect
Description: Social Search redirects result from a Google Search Redirection Virus infection. If you run a Google search on a computer that is infected with a search redirect virus, your search results may be redirected to one of several websites labeled Social Search similar to the image below.
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.
SpyNoMore removes Social Search Redirect: Yes
Threat risk: High Risk
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.
Google, Yahoo, MSN and Bing search results are redirected to an oddly named website titled Social Search.
You see the following message after you click on a search results: "The document has moved, redirecting..." or you see a spinning wheel labeled "Loading...", after which you are redirected to Social Search websites.
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