What is

Polarity Technologies Ltd. has developed a new product recently. It shares similarities with the company’s older search tools, e.g. and, but, unlike them, it, evidently, targets those people who travel a lot because buttons leading to (allows users to find the cheapest gas prices near them), Google Maps, and Bing Maps are available at the top of the page. They allow users to access these websites quickly. Unfortunately, it is the only useful feature of Yes, it has a search box in the middle of the page, but the search results it shows to users cannot be trusted fully. It seems that only generates money for its creator through online advertising. As a consequence, users might be exposed to the commercial content if they use this page to perform searches on the web. Find out why it is not recommended to keep and use it as a default search provider by reading the following paragraphs. We are sure the knowledge you get will help you to make a right decision.test

What does do? changes all web browsers’ settings. More specifically, it hijacks homepages on all browsers, except Edge. As a consequence, it has been categorized as a browser hijacker. Of course, the majority of users do not suspect that is not a decent search provider because it has all the features of an ordinary search tool. More experienced people find out that this search tool displays commercial ads for users quickly. Ads are usually shown on the search results page even though this website is powered by Yahoo!, which is known to be a reputable search provider. We can assure you that this reputable search engine has nothing do to with these ads. has been made in such a way that it could insert ads on the search results page. Clicks on these commercials generate the pay-per-click revenue for its creator, so the more users click on them, the better. Even though users do the main job by clicking on ads and visiting third-party websites, the advertising revenue is not shared with them. Instead, they might be redirected to pages which are kept active by cyber criminals just to distribute malicious software and, consequently, end up with dangerous applications inside their PCs. Of course, takes no responsibility for security-related problems which might arise by visiting those pages even though it redirects users there itself.

Search engines belonging to Polarity Technologies Ltd. cannot be fully trusted also because they, unlike decent search tools, record personal information which might identify users. At first, it is clearly stated in the Privacy Policy document that is not going to track or record personally-identifiable information about consumers of its services; however, users who scroll down quickly find a contradicting sentence written in uppercase. It informs users that personal information might be recorded inside search queries. Specifically speaking, users who enter personal information in the search box of with the intention of using it as a search query might experience security-related problems because this information is recorded and shared with third parties, as it is clearly stated in the document covering the users’ privacy. Actually, personally-identifiable information is not the only type of data recorded by It is also interested in the so-called anonymous information and gathers it automatically. This information consists of such tiny technical details as the type of browser, the operating system type, Internet service provider, and other details associated with users’ online habits and activities. This information might still tell quite much about users, so do not let everyone to access it, especially creators of undesirable software/search tools.

Where does come from?

It is unclear which programs travel together with, but specialists have no doubts that it is spread bundled with suspicious software or freeware. Users find those unwanted free programs useless, but they should not cause harm to them. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said about suspicious software which could have already entered the system next to It is always a bad idea to keep potentially harmless applications, so do not leave them inside your PC by any means too.

How do I remove

The commercial content will not stop being delivered to you unless you delete from your web browsers, so security experts working at suggest going to get rid of it as soon as possible. The manual removal guide you can find below should help you, but if it happens that undesirable URL does not disappear from browsers, scan your PC with SpyHunter without consideration. This automatic malware remover will delete all other infections you might not even know you have too.

Delete from all browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Win+R, type regedit, and click OK.
  2. Open the registry key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  3. Right-click on the Start Page value located there and select Modify.
  4. Replace the existing Value data with the website you like, e.g. and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the Windows Explorer.
  2. Open %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles and locate a folder which has a name of random symbols.
  3. Find the prefs.js file in it and open it with Notepad or a similar application.
  4. Delete the line user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", " from this file.
  5. Save the changes.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch the Windows Explorer and go straight to %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  2. Delete Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data files from this directory.
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