Virus Name: Search.hogwarin.com
Categories: Browser Hijacker, Browser virus, Adware
Detailed Description of Search.hogwarin.com
Search.hogwarin.com is identified as homepage and search engine hijacker designed to earn website traffic via unethical way. Once your computer is infected by Search.hogwarin.com, all your browser settings will be replaced by Search.hogwarin.com. Whenever you open browser or your favorite search engine such as Google, you will be navigated to Search.hogwarin.com or related advertising websites. By hijacking your Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome, the owner of Search.hogwarin.com can boost its website traffic as well as gaining more pay-per-click fees from its sponsors. The ads shown on xxx may relate with rogueware which reports inexistent PC problems to urge to you buy its products, and they may even make your PC crash down, you’d better not clicking those suspicious ads. When this nasty Search.hogwarin.com appears on your browser, get rid of it immediately.
Search.hogwarin.com usually infects a Windows system when the user download free software from unknown third party websites, which always attempts to install malware on your PC and scam you. Please keep in mind that, freeware is always used by cyber criminal to spread virus, you’d better not to download any free programs from any site unless it is a website with good reputation.