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For already about 3 years a computer at an office demonstrates sudden attacks of "the http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console redirect virus" from from time to time - it starts redirecting all google.com requests to http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console.

Neither eSet Nod32 antivirus nor SpyBot Search&Destroy could find any known thereat (nor anything suspicious) during these years.

I've found this discussion at Mozilla but no actual explanation there.

Does anybody happen to know what's the nature of the phenomenon?

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3 years ??! format it already... –  Sirex May 8 '13 at 2:16
    
I have no knowledge about this virus, but does the redirection happen on all browsers ? –  Shakehar May 8 '13 at 2:16
    
This wouldn't satisfy my scientific interest, @Sirex, I seek to locate the exact reason. –  Ivan May 8 '13 at 2:25
    
Yes, @Shakehar, all browsers. The hosts file is clean. The primary DNS server is the DC, the secondary is 8.8.8.8. –  Ivan May 8 '13 at 2:28
    
If you can install fiddler I would suggest installing it and seeing the requests that your machine makes –  Shakehar May 8 '13 at 2:56

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