“Internet Explorer Warning – visiting this web site may harm your computer!” is a browser hijacker where computers infected with rogue program will be redirected. This hijacker page will appear whenever an Internet browser is opened or someone tries to navigate the web. Purpose of this fake error page is simply to promote the rogue software claiming that installing it will allow you to browse the web more securely.
“Attention! Your web page request has been cancelled.” is listed as one of browser hijacker that will be planted by rogue program Antivirus 7 on victims computer. This fake alert web page was intentionally designed to scare computer users on the status of the computer and will advise to activate the security software it is endorsing. The full message states:
Safe Internet Scanner is a fake online virus scanner uploaded and operated by rogue program developer as a means of promoting their products. Once web users are redirected to “Safe Internet Scanner” web page, it will simulate a virus scan and will display false detection to scare computer users. The main goal of this web site is to mislead visitors into downloading what supposed to be an antivirus program. However, the site only provide rogue program that has sole intention of misleading you further.
My PC – Best Defence Scanner is a browser hijacker that mimics the Windows Explorer design to trick users that the virus scanning was done locally. “My PC – Best Defence Scanner” is a site designed and uploaded to redirect computer users to a malicious website to download rogue security programs as advised by the the warning messages. Users may arrive on this sites when viewing links from a search results generated when looking for a term “Security Tool.”
Windowsclick.com is a browser hijacker that will modify Internet browsers default home page settings. Users who got infected with a UACd.sys Trojan often redirected to windowsclick.com. Also search results links were even pointed to this website.