Homepage is hijacked by Click.suretofind.com Virus in all my browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome). Every click on webpage will be redirected to other malicious sites, have tried many ways to get it off but it persists. Help!
What is Click.suretofind.com Virus, How to Remove?
The Click.suretofind.com virus is a malicious threat that has been designed to accomplish one goal, and that is to gain remote access to as many computers as possible and allow the organizers of this attack to be able to steal any information contained on those computers. As it is a browser hijacker, so your settings of all your browsers (IE, Firefox or Google Chrome) can be changed once it get onto your system. And you can find out your search result will be redirected to a unknown site with a beautiful girl on the main screen, that is amazing. But any personal or financial information stored on the computer is subject to theft when this browser hijacker is installed onto the computer.
When these hackers are accessing computers this way they are looking for one main thing, and that is financial information that can be used to steal money and commit fraud. These hackers will either do all of the work themselves or mine the information and then sell it on the black market to other cyber criminal groups who will then commit the fraud. This is a perfect example of why every computer should be equipped with an up to date virus scanning program and set to perform a system scan every single time the computer is turned on. This will help to alert the user that potentially dangerous files are being installed onto the PC.
Once the Click.suretofind.com virus is installed on the computer it doesn’t waste any time and begins to immediately alter the system settings. Some programs and operations are disabled and then it begins to bury itself as deep as possible into the root directory. This makes it very difficult to find, allowing the hackers plenty of time to freely search through the computers history and files to find what they deem as valuable information. That is anything that will give them access to financial records or online banking accounts. You are recommended to get rid of Click.suretofind hijacker with manual removal method.
Click.suretofind.com Virus Screenshot
Browser Redirected to Some Malicious Sites, Am I Infected?
There is so much information stored on computers that can help these criminals access personal and financial data. Think about what is stored on your computer right now that has some sort of sensitive information on it. Contact information, tax returns, and bank statements would give them everything that they needed in order to create a false identity and open accounts under that individuals name.
While the hackers are looking for information, the Click.suretofind.com virus begins to install additional worm’s and Trojan’s onto the computer. Users will notice that the overall speed and responsiveness of the computer will begin to deteriorate fairly quickly. What were once simple tasks such as shutting down, restarting, and opening browser windows will now seem to take a considerable amount of time to accomplish. This is because the available memory on the computer is being used up by all of these malicious programs that are being installed. If nothing is done it will result in a complete computer crash, with the chance of losing all data and files saved on the computer being lost for good. No anti-virus can handle this virus, there is only one way to fix it, learn more below.
Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the redirect. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this Click.suretofind.com Virus in Registry Editor as below:
Step E: Change home page back from this unwanted Delta-homes.com site on targeted browsers.
Video Guide On Browser Hijacker Removal:
This malicious redirect virus is spread across websites that offer free downloads, and the hackers cleverly package this virus together with popular downloads. When the computer user installs the files onto the computer the virus is installed as well without their knowledge. It is also spread via email spam in the form of a clickable attachment that once opened will launch the virus onto the computer. It is important to remove this attack right away before it destroys the compute and before the hackers are able to steal information from the computer. The instructions above detail the steps needed to take in order to remove the Click.suretofind.com virus from the computer. Once removed it is a good idea to make sure there is an updated virus scanning program installed to protect form future attacks.
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Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on August 1, 2013 8:34 am