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Snap-do

The logo of Snap.do (courtesy of Lavasoft).

Snap.do is a malicious browser hijacker developed by ReSoft Ltd. and changes the browser's home page and the user's default search engine to search.snapdo.com. This browser hijacker affects Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome.[1]

Search-snapdo-com-virus

Screenshot of Snap.do (courtesy of MalwareTips).

Effects

Snap.do will display advertisements only upon search, which are marked as "Ads related to...". Furthermore, despite Snap.do coming with an uninstaller program, this will not remove all traces of the browser hijacker.

References

  1. Lavasoft: How to Remove Snap.do Browser Hijacker. http://www.lavasoft.com/mylavasoft/company/blog/how-to-remove-snapdo-browser-hijacker; retrieved 2015-06-22