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Facebook app icon hijacked [migrated]

Yesterday not a very appropriate image was displayed in my browser instead of friends icon in Facebook profile "Friends" tab. It was interfering with page layout. So I started investigation. At first ...
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Any idea how adfoc.us is hijacking browsers?

I have checked my computer for malware and unwanted software using: windows defender eset tdss killer symantec NPE hijackthis and two other antimalware applications. but no threat is found. I ...
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Windows internet shortcuts hijacked? [duplicate]

So, i was helping out someone with her laptop (it has Windows 7 Ultimate, not sure 32 or 64 bit) and she has a browser hijack. I cleaned most of it, however, Windows internet shortcuts don't open the ...
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Is this a hijack?

My home router was down the other day. I tried to use chrome, and I got the following error message: DNS Lookup for "www.searchpage.com" failed. The requested name is valid, but no data of the ...
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IE DNS lookup hijacked by Baidu

I have a user who went on a trip to China recently. Since they've come back, attempting to navigate to any of their bookmarks takes them to this url: ...
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Browser Redirect Hijack

I seem to have become a victim of google searches going to a spanish type domain 'en' when searching in Chrome and Firefox (not IE) browser search boxes. Eg searching for 'stackoverflow' lands on: ...
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How can I fix a v9.com redirect infection? [duplicate]

NOTE: This is clearly NOT a duplicate, as it has never been asked and none of the generic malware advice worked. It's a widespread problem and about a week after this was declared a "duplicate" by ...
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Removal of Smart Web Search from system

Somehow Smart Web Search has been activated in my system. When I searched about it, I figured out that it's a hijacker program. Is there any way to remove this thing? I tried to remove it but was ...
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how to remove the chatzum search engine from my browser

I'm using Google Chrome on a Windows 7 computer, and I've noticed that when searching for something by just typing in the address bar, it now returns a search results page from something called ...
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Browser randomly opens router login requester instead of webpage

I don't understand why this is happening..3 or 4 times a day when I'm browsing the web I'll click a link in my bookmarks and instead of going to the webpage a requester comes up asking for my router ...
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Can search engine hijack be prevented in Chrome

Is there a way to prevent installers from changing the default search engine in Chrome? Answers to a similar question talk about a "Protector" feature in development versions from 2011, but I can't ...
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Is HTTPS connection hijacking possible?

This really bothers me a long time, because.. to encrypt / decrypt data you first need to send a encryption key / decryption key (on an unencrypted connection) to the computer you are comunicating ...
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No URL loads, just opens a blank page

I guess this is a virus or hijack program. I have now Firefox 18.0.2 installed. The problem is: no URL is loaded, Firefox doesn't show any warning, just a blank page. If I enter an URL in the address ...
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Prevent Browser Search Hijack

What is the best way to prevent my browser's default search being hijacked? Also, what is the quickest/easiest way to clean up this sort of hijack? I just had to clean off all the browsers on my ...
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Dlink Search Hijack redirect

http://www1.dlinksearch.com/main etc. Is hijack the right term, in any case, on my computer/cell phones , when online using Google; when doing searches or clicking on links randomly get taken to ...
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Why are all google website suddenly giving untrusted certificate warnings in my Firefox v10?

Today, I am suddenly getting the untrusted website error for all Google websites, but not for any other. Internet Explorer gives no such error. Reboot of this Windows 7 computer does not help. Is ...
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How is my ISP DNS hijacking AFTER all these precautions?

In IE9 when I search for anything my ISP hijacks google search and I get this result. To add complication to this I've already changed the default DNS servers (OpenDNS) months ago. This only happens ...
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Can a web page hijack the alt+f4 function?

I just chanced upon a web page that seemingly remapped my default alt + f4 function to search on the website. When on that web page (a university webmail), whenever i press alt + f4, it goes to the ...
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regarding Firesheep filters

I downloaded it just to check it out, since the concept (showing that many websites need to go to SSL) was pretty cool. I was wondering, however, what the filter was and how does tcp port 80 differ ...
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urlseek.vmn.net problem

Whenever i try to open some websites it suddenly redirects me to links like these ...
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Correcting hijacked search in Chrome from “resultdns.com”?

Potentially unnecessary background: I was a Sloppy Internet User today and downloaded an unsafe file without realizing my virus-protection software was offline. I noticed suspicious behavior from my ...
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Programs still opening websites through Google Chrome, despite its removal

Even after I've uninstalled Google Chrome, when other programs want to open a website (e.g.: Yahoo! Messenger getting a profile) they will still attempt to do so through Chrome, and fail looking for ...
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IE “About:Tab” page hijacked

Client o' mine, running Windows 7 64-bit, installed Kiwee Toolbar and then uninstalled it. The software is pretty much gone except for one last thing: The About:Tab IE page redirects to a Kiwee ...
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Hijack.StartMenu Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a false positive?

I just ran the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware quick scan for the first time and it found: Registry Data Items Infected: ...
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ISPs hijacking DNS errors on the web

I've noticed that ISPs have started hijacking DNS errors and show their own error pages instead (complete with annoying graphics and ads). Is there any way to fix this, or are they doing it on their ...