Search Awesome is pesky adware for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, that creates ads, pop-ups and integrates banners into browser pages. It is advertised as tool to improve user search experience by showing results shared by friends in social networks and inserting additional widgets into search result pages. In reality, Search Awesome generates third-party advertising on shopping and travel sites like Amazon, TripAdvisor, Ebay, Google.
Cloudnet (Cloudnet.exe) is malicious application from EpicNet Inc. Security specialist categorize this program as adware or potentially unwanted application (PUA). It implements scripts in browser pages to display pop-ups, banners and other type of advertising in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Qtipr.com is domain that is used by browser hijackers to override browser settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It is almost identical to previously described Fanli90.cn hijacker. The purpose of this computer threat is to display ads, pop-ups and lead users to certain websites, while browsing. Qtipr.com website has yellow header and “Funny collection” name, like all the threats of this type.
Zingload.com is controversial search engine. It is not a virus, and it is not very dangerous. Zingload.com actually redirects your searches to Google Custom Search results. Main issue is: hijacker installs in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer and sets as default homepage and search engine. Zingload.com also hijacks browser shortcuts to make them open its URL every time users click on them.
Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net is domain that is used by adware and hijackers to show ads and pop-ups. It is often comes bundled with products from Akamai Technologies, Inc or bundled with various free programs. Akamai Technologies is big CDN (Content Delivery Network) based in United States and some percent of web traffic goes through sub-domains of this company. However often it is also used by adware to show redirects. Often Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net redirects to fake Java or Adobe update pages. Those pages offer fake updates, that can install malicious or potentially unwanted programs.