Fake Scanner Sites
Google Search Redirects
Alias: villa-search.net, villa-search.net Search Redirect, villa-search.net Virus, villa-search.net Google Redirect
villa-search.net search re-directions are a result of a dangerous ZeroAccess Rootkit infection. villa-search.net search redirects can also be the result of a Google Search Redirection Virus infection. If your Google, Yahoo or Bing search results are being redirected to villa-search.net, you can scan your computer with SpyNoMore to remove the infection.
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 villa-search.net: 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.
Google, Yahoo, MSN and Bing search results are redirected to villa-search.net and from there on to some advertising website.
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