Virus Name: Upgrade Start virus
Categories: Browser Redirect, Browser Hijacker, Adware
Upgrade Start virus is found to be a redirect virus and different from the other one, Upgrade Start virus will take over the homepage as a browser hijacker does. So it has both characteristics. And when users complaint that their computer is infected with this virus, we scan the system and find that a new browser extension is installed in the browser and their operating system. And the extension should be a type of potentially unwanted program (PUP). And it is a virus provider. it will fill the browser screen with ads which carry redirect virus like Upgrade Start virus. When users give it a click, the page is directed to Upgrade Start virus. We have found that the browser infected by Upgrade Start virus will block the normal website you want to visit and hide the virus report from Anti-malware program.
Upgrade Start virus will be hide on the random pages and ads and when users click on them. they are redirected to other unknown websites. when you see this page and ads, you should be aware that the computer is now attacked by virus, and you should take measures to deal with it if you want to save the whole system. It will also provide you to download unwanted apps or programs which offer scanning service for you to check up the overall condition. However, once you turn on this functions, you are put on severely dangerous situation that your data are spilled. And also, you will be required to give it money for this program.