Browser Hijacking

When spyware takes control of your browser by changing the start page and the default search engine, it is called a browser hijacking. To thwart most hijacking attempts, many experts advocate using Mozilla Firefox instead of Internet Explorer. If you are already are infected, HiJack This is a free tool that will list all your browser plug-ins. Learn more browser hijacking at Spyware.info.


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Feldman, Barbara. "Browser Hijacking." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 17 Dec. 2004. Web. 5 Mar. 2015. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/113/browser-hijacking/ >.


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