Crackle.com is a site which let’s you entertain yourself by watching varius TV shows, series and full length movies for free. It also has an iOS and Android apps, which lets to watch them on mobile devices.
Crackle.com itself isn’t malicious at all. It’s a legitimate website. However, it is abused by hackers who create browser hijackers. If you get constantly redirected to Crackle.com you’re infected with a malicious Google Redirect Virus, which is made to earn money to virus developers by redirecting computers to various websites, and crackle.com is one of these websites.
Manual removal of browser hijacker might be a hard job, because it requires extensive computer architecture knowledge. We recommend using reputable and legitimate anti-spyware programs to clean your PC from infections. Best program to remove browser hijackers according to tests is SpyHunter; however, quite good results were shown by Malwarebytes Anti Malware and STOPzilla.
For more information about what is Google Redirect Virus and how to remove it, read this article: “What to do when Google/Yahoo/Bing results are redirecting?”
Information added: 06/26/12 06:29;
information updated: 06/26/12 06:30