|Threat Name||Threat Level||Threat Description|
||This threat will hijack the homepage of infected machines. This is believed to be a variant of Lop.com.|
||This is a Search URL hijacker that directs searches to home.peoplepc.com/search/ and the browser start page to home.peoplepc.com/?referrer=welcome|
||This search hijacker will redirect search queries to a phony search page located at:
126.96.36.1998.cc/search.php. The search results appear to be from reputable search
engines such as yahoo! and google however this is not the case.|
||Pnpsvc_lock is a browser hijacker which adds a run key into the registry to activate itself each time Windows starts up.|
||Pugi.Masterbar is a hijacker which redirects your search pages to masterbar.com.|
||Pugi.Qidion is a hijacker which redirects your search pages to findwhatevernow.com.
It is controlled by qidion.com.|
||Pugi.SearchExplorer is a hijacker which redirects your search pages to search-explorer.com.
It is distributed and controlled by adpowerzone.com.|
||Raze Spyware uses scare tactics to lure users to download their product by hijacking their wallpaper to display a link to download their product.|
||Search Pounder hijacks your homepage and web pages you visit as well as silently sending your IP address to their server.|
||Browser hijacker which redirects you to search-system.com.|
||SearchCentrix is a search and error page hijacker implemented as an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object.|
||SeekSeek is a browser hijacker, redirecting your browser to www.seekseek.com.|
||Specific911 is a browser hijack targeting Internet Explorer. It begins by lowering the internet security settings to allow unsigned activeX to be executed. It hijacks the internet browser and modifies the host file, such that all sites are redirected to specific911.com|
||This is a BHO which hijacks the default internet web page and installs various other spyware.|
||SurfSideKick is an adware based software that installs without the users knowledge. It then targets the infected machine with pop-up advertisements as well as downloading additional malware and creating links on the desktop.|
||Webtracer Hijacker changes Internet Explorers homepage to webtracer.cc. It also adds pornography links to favourites.|
||A browser hijacker. Changes the start page to http://mega.directwebsearch.net/index.php and creates a copy of itself in the 'system32' directory where an entry will be created for it to automatically start-up.|
||Zango is a hijacker. www.zango.com says it redirects you to websites of interest. The search engine does work but after a short time it resets your homepage to about:blank and offers you choice of search categories.
Note that newer versions of Zango are not threats and are named Zango Search Assistant 'after' December 2004, which is different from this Zango which is an actual threat.|