Gangnamgame.net is technically not a virus, it’s just a website that may hijack the most popular web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Opera. The website itself is not harmful, however if gangnamgame.net appears in your web browser as default homepage it means that your computer is being infected with some malware program, which is harmful. Since users are forced to view gangnamgame.com webpage it means only one thing, we are dealing with a malware that can be classified as browser hijacker. This kind of malware is dangerous, because browser hijackers may change system registry, network and browser configurations without user’s knowledge. Today you are forced to see gangnamgame.com and tomorrow you might be redirected to some malicious website with harmful scripts that might stole your personal information.
Once installed, Gangnamgame.net browser hijacker changes system registry in order to be able to startup automatically. We found that this entry was modified by hijacker: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun. After affecting your system registry this adware may also block various system tools, for example, after being infected with Gangnamgame.net we were unable to execute regedit.exe program (Microsoft Registry Editor).The infection came with freeware programs. We have noticed that Gangnamgame.net adware is usually bundled with freeware and shareware programs hosted on unofficial websites. Also, nowadays becomes popular to include malware in game cracks and mods provided by third party. We do not recommend downloading programs and mods from third parties, otherwise you are risking to install some virus on your computer.
Gangnamgame.net hijacker will display numerous pop-up advertisements and banners. This adware may be intrusive and will provide you with ads whether you want it or not. This will affect the performance of your browser and computer in overall. If you open a task manager you might see various unfamiliar processes that consume a lot of system resources. Sometimes the adware may disguise itself into some system process, but you will see that it consumes an excessive amount of system resources. It mostly happens because malware is monitoring your activity in real time. All of your browsing habits, favorite webpages and recent searches are being collected and transferred to the third party for commercial purposes in order to provide you with ads based on your interests. Also, the adware might collect your personal information like logins and passwords, emails and even online banking information and expose it to the cyber criminals. Infected users are risking to lose everything, therefore we advise you to get rid of Gangnamgame.net browser hijacker as soon as possible. Follow our comprehensive removal guide below and you will be able to completely uninstall the adware from your computer. If you are having difficulties with manual removal you might try our automatic removal tool that will find and remove every single malware that hides deep in your system.
Symptoms of Gangnamgame.net infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Gangnamgame.net threat removal and it is easy to use.
After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the GANGNAMGAME.NET and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.