Threat Level: 60%
SearchAmong is a redirect virus that affects any and all installed web browsers on your system. Reportedly delivered to the user after a download of video player software, the SearchAmong virus will redirect your web browsing, log your browsing habits, display pop-up ads and download additional software.
SearchAmong is a redirect virus similar to the Google Redirect virus we’ve exposed earlier this week. It is reportedly bundled with a video player download and upon installation infects all installed web browsers, such as Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
What’s at stake?
SearchAmong presents the following threats to you and your PC:
- Redirects your searches and clicks to ads that contain malware and pop-up ads
- Displays pop-up ads that contain pornographic material not suitable for