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How much is Yahoo paying these hijackers to redirect to them?

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I run into a couple computers a day that have been hijacked to redirect to Yahoo's search engine and while they have gotten trivial to clean up it is still quite annoying.  How much money is Yahoo funneling to these hijacking programs?  It costs me more overall than any of their data breaches.

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That's a loaded question that infers nefarious intent.  Since I don't see such behaviour I'd say zero monetary remunerations,

 

Edited by David H. Lipman

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"Who" or "what" is being declared as "they" ?

Is there a script, PE binary or web site that is causing this ?

Before we can draw conclusions, we have to have a basis of facts and evidence.

 

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