Virus Name: Videostripe.com
Categories: Browser Redirect, Browser Hijacker, Adware
Videostripe.com is the not a normal page and it shows as a url. Instead, this is a redirect virus. And the webpages which Videostripe.com redirected to are always malicious. Some are scam pop-up page, other is fake ads. And it will always lead users the phishing website claims that your java, adobe flash player, media player, web browser or other software need to be updated, and it recommends you updating the software through the update link or button it provides. However, after the tests on our security lab, the researcher found that it is a spam related website that disguises as a genuine update installer. Videostripe.com will not do anything to help you update your software, instead, it damage many of your programs by installing adware and malware from remote server. Your pc can be invaded by Videostripe.com if you do not read each step to cancel unwanted changes will be made or unwanted programs will be installed while installing unknown free software.
Videostripe.com could hijacker browsers, such as Microsoft edge, google chrome, internet explorer, Mozilla Firefox and even safari. So when it shows on the computer, you will find that the web browsers are hijacked and you are redirected to spam popup pages which ask you to download some update or free apps. The webpage looks like a software updater for your mostly used software such as web browser or media player, but in fact it is just an Rogueware install distributor. Moreover, Videostripe.com can also hijacker the web browser. For instance, when you search on Google, the search results are redirected. And users will visit many redundant and dangerous websites when they are surfing the web.