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Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: Win32/Kryptik (ESET) Sefnit (McAfee) W32/Vundo (Norman) Win32.Genome (Kaspersky) Trojan.Alyak (Rising AV) Trojan.Click (Dr.Web) TROJ_TRACUR (Trend Micro)
Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
They do this to earn revenue for the malware authors via online advertisement fraud. The threats hijack search result links from the following search engines, and redirect you to a different webpage:
They can be installed by other malware, including members of the Win32/Tracur description for more information.