Whatever I want to search or browse on the Internet, I am always redirected to Cdn. Anyoption.com , and different kinds of ads pops up randomly from this unknown website. I never view this website before, but now it seems become my homepage. It even doesn’t allow me to reset my original homepage back. I think it should be some kind of browser hijacker, but I don’t know how to kick it off. Any help will be appreciated.
Description of Cdn.anyoption.com Redirect
Your might be confused how Cdn.anyoption.com comes to your computer but the antivirus program cannot detect it. In fact, it is very tricky and can escape away from most of antivirus programs so that you won’t get any security alerts from antivirus program but it has sneaked into and gets installed on your computer. It usually comes with bundling into those free software or applications you download from the Internet. During the process of installing those software or application, there may be several notifications popping up to suggest you install, and then we click on “Next” or “I agree” buttons to finish installing without reading. We don’t think it over or read those agreement because we believe those are necessary and helpful plugins or accessories to help run the application properly. For example, you may see various notifications with suggestions to install updates for such programs as Media Player, PDF, and Adobe Flash, etc., and this hateful redirect may be bundled in them. Therefore, you should pay more attention to what you download and install. Besides, it usually comes from those malicious websites, if you get on those malicious website, there are always some strange advertisement links popping up to allure you to click them. Once you click them, those malicious infections including Cdn.anyoption.com redirect will access your computer.
Main Traits of Cdn.anyoption.com redirect
-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Cdn.anyoption.com and always redirect you to other websites
-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.
-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this browser hijacker.
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Cdn.anyoption.com redirect. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker virus for you.
Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Cdn.anyoption.com hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel
Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs
Then try to find the program which relates to Cdn.anyoption.com hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.
Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)
From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.
Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK
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As I describe above, if you find your homepage or default search engine is changed to Cdn.anyoption.com, that means your browser has been hijacked by a redirect virus. Browser hijack mainly aims at attacking website and modifying homepage or default search engine, and preventing you from visiting some websites about security legitimate websites that would offer you virus removal help. It continually redirect you to the sites you don’t want to access and pops up various ads. Among those sites there may be several or more malicious websites, if you carelessly click some link on these site, then you may bring disaster to your computer. What’s worse, it can steal your important and sensitive information, which may cause your financial loss. Therefore, it is very urgent to remove it.
Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on August 1, 2014 12:58 pm