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nuisance browser: GUKCOM or google.uk.com

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a_vast:
This browser slips in unnoticed - it slips in unnoticed because its originator has morphed the genuine "google.co.uk" for "google.uk.com" There's very little about it on the internet but it is highly suspicious and it seems to masquerade its presence under 'Google'. Any ideas please?

Thanks.

Pondus:
virustotal 
https://www.virustotal.com/url/a6f68dcdcae741fbd17ae8dd78ba2e26df10ad4d673d52ca00b2bc521f96b210/analysis/1338015094/

URLVoid
http://www.urlvoid.com/scan/google.uk.com/

Sucuri
http://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/google.uk.com/

Zulu risk analyzer
http://zulu.zscaler.com/submission/show/184767df2d75a64e20cd418a51c9e09a-1338015126

urlQuery
http://urlquery.net/report.php?id=59836

AdrianH:
http://www.goglogo.com/s.asp?lo=Search%20engine%20for%20suspicious%20people    ;D ;D


It is not a browser,i t's just a custom Google search, Google supply the tools to do this http://www.google.co.uk/cse/

a_vast:
Thanks,

Kripes - how are we supposed to protect ourselves when people like Google start playing around like this: absurd!! Did I ask Google for this service? No, no, no!

Best regards.

bob3160:

--- Quote from: a_vast on May 26, 2012, 10:52:59 AM ---Thanks,

Kripes - how are we supposed to protect ourselves when people like Google start playing around like this: absurd!! Did I ask Google for this service? No, no, no!

Best regards.

--- End quote ---
It's hardly something that just pop up. It requires user interaction to set it up:
http://www.google.com/cse/
http://googlecustomsearch.blogspot.com/
http://support.google.com/customsearch/?hl=en

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