Posted: March 11, 2010
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs 33

BrowserModifier.LinkReplacer Description

BrowserModifier.LinkReplacer is a malicious browser hijacker designed to change your Internet web browser settings without your permission. Sometimes this means changing your home page to a pay-per-click site so that the author of BrowserModifier.LinkReplacer earns money. BrowserModifier.LinkReplacer may also change your search page so that all your queries lead to pay-per-click sites. Restoring your browser to factory settings will not stop BrowserModifier.LinkReplacer. Use a proven anti-malware program to terminate BrowserModifier.LinkReplacer.


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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

The following files were created in the system:

lmf32.dll File name: lmf32.dll
Size: 159.74 KB (159744 bytes)
MD5: 626268c1b250ced81ba47a3581cef2f3
Detection count: 31
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
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