What is

If you are questioning the entrance of, this suspicious search tool must have entered illegally, without your permission. Is that the case? If so, you must already identify it as a browser hijacker. A browser hijacker is a potential threat that modifies the settings of any browser. In some cases, that is done without the victim’s notice, but, in most cases, hijackers force users into accepting the changes. When it comes to the hijacker we are discussing in this report, the chances are that you were pushed into accepting homepage modifications when installing the PDF Convert extension. Whether that was done with or without your permission, malware analysts recommend removing this extension right away. If you want to know more, you should continue reading. If you want to go straight to the removal of, move to the “How to delete” section.test

How does work?

According to our research, was created by Polarity Technologies Ltd., which is also the company that has created The funny thing is that this browser hijacker is nearly identical to,, and other hijackers that belong to the SaferBrowser family. It is most likely that Polarity Technologies Ltd. has employed the same platform when developing their product, but it is also possible that the company is fictitious and that the same malicious party is hiding behind all of these threats. Luckily, it is unlikely that you will face several different hijackers from the same family. It is also unlikely that you will recognize the suspicious as a threat right away because it does not look all that menacing and dangerous. The interface of this search tool looks completely normal, and you are provided with easy-access links to,,, and, which, of course, you might find very helpful. Also, the search tool represented in the middle allows you to browse Yahoo Search, which might seem to be helpful as well; however, this is one of the main reasons we advise removing the hijacker.

Do you think you can trust a search tool that can redirect you to a third-party site? Even if this site – or, in our case, a search engine – is authentic, you might be at risk. Many browser hijackers exploit more popular search engines to introduce you to unreliable search results and advertisements, as well as to make other services more reliable. Because redirects to Yahoo Search, you are more likely to trust the hijacker, and that is not a good idea. Instead of trusting it, you need to delete it, and unauthorized redirecting is not the only reason. If you keep using this hijacker, it is likely that information regarding your virtual activity and, possibly, personally-identifiable information will be leaked to unknown parties. In the worst case scenario, sensitive information could be leaked to malicious parties, and that could put your virtual security at serious risk. Also, you must keep in mind that unreliable advertisements could be introduced to you, and they could act as portals leading to malicious websites. The good news is that you do not need to put yourself at risk, and all you have to do is remove

How to delete

Our research team strongly advises scanning your operating system before you initiate the removal of This browser hijacker is likely to spread along with other unreliable programs, and it is important that you identify them as well. Click the link below to install a free malware scanner that will quickly inspect your operating system and help you understand if you need to erase malicious infections. If you discover that your PC is infected with all kinds of threats, you should think about installing automatic malware detection and removal software. If you choose to delete malware manually, make sure you research all threats beforehand; otherwise, you might fail to clean your operating system successfully. The guide below shows how to change homepage settings, but you might also successfully get rid of the hijacker by eliminating the PDF Convert extension. If you want to discuss anything else related to the removal of malware, please do so via the comments section below.

Removal Instructions

Google Chrome:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings to open a different menu.
  3. Go to On Startup and mark Open a specific page or set of pages.
  4. Click Set pages and overwrite the unwanted URL. Click OK.
  5. Restart the browser.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+T.
  2. In the Tools menu select Options to open a new menu.
  3. Move to the menu on the left and click General.
  4. Overwrite the URL of the hijacker under Home Page.
  5. Restart the browser.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+T.
  2. Select Internet options and a menu will pop up.
  3. Click the General tab and find the Home Page.
  4. Overwrite the undesirable URL and click OK.
  5. Restart the browser.
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