Yap Browser: The Worst Browser Ever

When installed on your computer, it immediately hooks itself deep into the bowels of your registry like a tapeworm. If you try to buy something online, it’ll reroute you to a different site, or try to cash in on referral credit. It hijacks pages, logs keystrokes and, from the moment it is installed, calls out over the Internet to other spyware: “There’s a party over here and everyone’s invited!”

And best yet? Every time you enter a URL, you are served up child pornography!

Meet Yap Browser, the worst “browser” ever. Actually, it isn’t so much a browser as a spyware front end for IE. After causing some problems in April, it disappeared from the scene for awhile when every security analyst outside of Moscow labeled it a major security threat. Filled with spyware, exploits and virus. Achtung, achtung, achtung! YapBrowser went into hiding for a couple months.

But hey, now it’s back, and whadda ya know? It’s now advertising itself under the claim that it will fully protect users from harmful exploits and viruses. No similar promises have been made in regards to full protection from child porn. After all, that’s a feature of YapBrowser.

Return of Porn-Fetching ‘YapBrowser’ Raises Eyebrows [eWeek]