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Worldslife.com

Posted: September 2, 2011

Worldslife.com is a malicious, corrupt web domain that has been directly associated with a malignant browser hijacker. This website is added to compromised computer systems via a stealthy search redirection virus that works to redirect Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox web browsers' searches, for Worldslife.com's own seditious purposes. The browser hijacker does this by altering compromised systems' DNS settings in Windows.

Recognizing the Google Redirect Virus

The best way to know whether or not your computer system has become the victim of the Google Redirect Virus is by being able to recognize the symptoms and signs successfully that are typical of this infection. As is true of all such browser hijackers, the most obvious, easiest means of recognizing such an infection is by Google Redirect Virus's penchant for constantly redirecting your web browser. Fundamentally, all browser hijackers and search redirection viruses of this kind alter compromised systems' Windows DNS settings, in order to hijack infected systems' web browsers and force their searches to be redirected to unwanted, corrupt websites, such as Worldlife.com.

Therefore, if your web browser is being constantly redirected to the Worldslife.com web domain, it is safe to say that your computer system is infected with this website. If you are being redirected to Worldslife.com whenever you attempt to search within the Google, Yahoo, Bing and/or MSN search engines, your computer system has been infiltrated and infected with a malicious browser hijacker, which is also known as a search redirection virus, and it is crucial that you take any necessary measures to remove this dangerous and harmful computer security threat from your system.

Browser hijackers, such as the one that has been linked to the Worldslife.com website, are capable of downloading and installing horrible, corrupt files onto infected computer systems' Windows directories; they are also capable of changing and altering important system processes. This malicious browser hijacker is able to corrupt your system's Windows registry by adding, creating, and/or deleting registry values. If you have recognized the signs and symptoms of this malicious search redirection virus on your computer system, SpywareRemove.com team of security analysts strongly recommend that you block Worldslife.com by making sure that your browser settings are configured to block Worldslife.com. SpywareRemove.com team of security analysts ALSO strongly recommends that you utilize a safe and complex malware removal tool to annihilate this malicious threat from your computer system.

Other Facts about Google Redirect Virus

The Google Redirect Virus may hide its corrupt presence from your system's existing computer security tools, by installing itself into the low level system processes on your computer system. Additionally, according to SpywareRemove.com team of security analysts, this malicious computer virus is installed without the user knowledge or consent, is able to propagate other malicious computer security threats (e.g. Trojans, Worms, malware, spyware, adware, etc.) onto compromised computer systems, bombard infected systems with a flood of frustrating pop-up alerts and severely compromise your privacy and your computer system's security environment.

Remove this malicious computer security threat, before the Google Redirect Virus has the chance to seriously damage your computer system.

Technical Details

File System Modifications

The following files were created in the system:



%Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\worldslife\worldslife.lnk File name: %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\worldslife\worldslife.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Local Settings\Temp\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe File name: %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Local Settings\Temp\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
%Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Desktop\worldslife.lnk File name: %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Desktop\worldslife.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\worldslife.lnk File name: %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\worldslife.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\worldslife\Help worldslife.lnk File name: %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\worldslife\Help worldslife.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\worldslife\How to Activate worldslife.lnk File name: %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\worldslife\How to Activate worldslife.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Application Data\ File name: %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Application Data\
%Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\worldslife.lnk File name: %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\worldslife.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform "(Default)" = "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "RANDOM CHARACTERS.exe"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "RANDOM CHARACTERS"