Webalta is a dangerous computer browser hijacker. Webalta, spawning from the potentially malicious Webalta.ru website is known for changing internet settings and web browser default home page addresses. In most cases on a PC infected with the Webalta threat, it will load up random unwanted web pages where some could be hacked to spread malware. Additionally, Webalta through the home.Webalta.ru web site, the threat could load misleading pop-up alerts and then collect user clicks to generate money for the hackers behind the Webalta scheme. Through changing settings and redirecting to unwanted sites, Webalta could render a system virtually useless for surfing the web in a normal fashion.
Generic Malware [Panda]Generic4.CLPB [AVG]W32/Toolbar_Webalta.A [Fortinet]AdWare.Win32.Webalta [Ikarus]Win32:Ivelog-F [GData]TR/Ivelog.F.10 [AntiVir]Adware.Webalta.2 [DrWeb]Win32.TRIvelog.F [eSafe]W32/Ivelog.L [Norman]Trojan.ADH.2 [Symantec]
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File System Modifications
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Posted: February 13, 2012 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 2/10
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