Time-to-read.ru is a browser hijacker that has the capability to control all types of browsers like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, etc. It specifically runs on computers running Windows 8. It appears to be a Russian virus because of it's ".ru" link, which is the prefered website link of Russia.
When the user's browser gets hijacked by it, the user's browser appearance, addresses and other browser components will be changed to redirect to more malware. The user's searches also automatically get redirected to different sites such as online shopping, fake driver updates, etc. It also makes fake pop-up messages on the user's desktop that slow the user's computer down.