Experts categorize V9 Redirect Virus as a browser hijacker that once installed, can interfere with the user’s browser settings. V9 Redirect Virus changes your home page and default search engine to v9.com/us. V9 Redirect Virus spreads through email attachments and spam messages or comes bundled as a toolbar that the user has installed together with popular free of charge programs, application and software. Although V9 Redirect Virus is not considered a high-level threat, it might lead to serious security issues and expose your computer at risk.
Symptoms of V9 Redirect Virus:
- changes homepage and search engine to v9.com/us
- may keep track of your browsing activities
- displays annoying pop-ups and unwanted advertising
- may manipulate search results
V9 Redirect Virus can be distributed to the user’s computer through the usual paths that browser hijackers use. They are often bundled together with free applications and programs on the Web. The user usually overlooks their installation, but there is a notification about it somewhere along the installation process. Another way for V9 Redirect Virus to infect your computer is through email attachments or spam messages.
Once installed, V9 Redirect Virus modifies the settings of Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and other browsers and sets v9.com/us as your default homepage and search engine. Throughout your searching process V9 Redirect Virus will display various pop-ups and unwanted advertisement that interfere with your browsing activities. It is possible that the V9 Redirect Virus may keep track of your searching habits and monitor your overall browsing behavior for advertising purposes. V9 Redirect Virus redirects to v9.com/us in order to generate traffic and is used mainly for monetization purposes.
Despite the fact, that V9 Redirect Virus itself does not expose your computer at risk, you need to keep in mind, that browser hijackers may redirect you to malicious sources, which may infect your computer with a high-risk malware. V9 on your PC also might be an indicator of other threats, you have already been exposed to.
How to Remove V9 Redirect Virus from Your Computer?
Uninstalling the program probably won’t be enough to exit the vicious circle of constantly being transferred to v9.com/us. You should also restore your browser preferences. To avoid any confusion, the use of a reliable antimalware program is advised.
Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool.