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Thread: web hijackers?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2004

    Question web hijackers?

    what is web hijacker?
    i am really not sure if that is what i have got because when I tried to get online and type the url that i want, it opened on a different site? how can i remove it?

    please help!

  2. #2
    Hoopy Frood
    Join Date
    Jun 2004

    Re: web hijackers?

    A web hijacker is a program that will redirect your webbrowser to different sites (generally with no user action). They will sometimes change your homepage and refuse to change it back. Read my security tutorial I wrote here and try the Spyware programs I suggest and see how that works. (Mainly Ad-Aware and Spybot are the ones you're going to want to try.) Let me know how that works.
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