Should you find yourself redirected to Windows-antivirus.net while browsing the Internet, be sure not to click on anything in the site. Windows-antivirus.net was designed by unscrupulous cyber criminals as part of rogue antispyware application Antivirus Live’s online marketing campaign. This seditious browser hijacker forcefully PC owners users to its compromised landing pages and once there will exploit the system and browser’s known weaknesses and vulnerabilities in order to root Antivirus Live’s Trojan and malware infections.
When dealing with websites such as Windows-antivirus.net, realizing what you are dealing with will help you protect your system from permanent harm. Windows-antivirus.net, like any other type of browser hijacker is dependent on affiliate marketing in order to make money. This means these sites make their money directly from the end user, and will not be successful at their goal unless they successfully rip the consumer off.
Windows-antivirus.net will not only promote its fake software as reliable security tools but will act as a vessel to distribute the Antivirus Live Trojans and malware to its victims’ PCs. This will all ultimately form part of Windows-antivirus.net’s attack on the system, in an effort to extort money out of the PC owner while offering nothing of value in return.
Some symptoms specific to the Windows-antivirus.net browser hijacker to be on the lookout for include the following. By identifying these symptoms you will be in a better position to detect and remove Windows-antivirus.net Trojans and malware from your PC, and take back what is rightfully yours:
1. Windows-Antivirus.net hijacks the homepage and redirects the web-browser to malicious websites
At the end of the day your PC’s security and safety remains your responsibility. Do not allow these seditious threats to run wild on your system, and hold it ransom. Destroy Windows-Antivirus.net malware by investing in properly functioning security software which will also offer adequate future protection.
- Slow internet connection
- Slow Computer
- Installs itself without permissions
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Annoying Pop-up's