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Hijackware is a type of malicious software that infects an Internet browser in order to display advertising and/or redirect the user to malicious or spammy websites. Hijackware takes control of a browser's settings to redirect the user to websites that are written by default into the hijackware's code.
Hijackware is also known as browser hijacking.