What is

If you find in your browsers upon launch, you can be sure that there is a browser hijacker that has slithered onto your computer lately. This is usually an unfavorable consequence when you visit, for example, suspicious pages, including gaming, torrent, and freeware websites. One click on the wrong content on such pages could easily result in installing this browser hijacker and a number of other malware infections onto your system. Therefore, it is quite likely that this potentially unreliable search engine is not the only threat that may put your virtual security at risk. If you want to clean your PC, you should not hesitate to act. You should remove right away and identify all other possible threats as well. Eliminating all potentially risky applications is the only way you can feel safe in your virtual world.test

Where does come from?

This hijacker seems to be spreading through middle-eastern countries and it mostly infects the following countries: Qatar (35.2%), Algeria (11.6%), India (9.6%), and Poland (6.4%). This however does not stop this browser hijacker to emerge anywhere in the world. The reason behind its flexibility to spread all over the place is that it mostly travels in malicious bundles. This means that this infection can be found promoted on shady websites that host a lot of unsafe third-party advertisements. Clicking on such ads can drop a bundle of malicious software installers onto your machine. Therefore, it is vital that you avoid such pages and clicking on ads if you want to prevent malware infections from entering your PC.

It is possible that such a bundle contains a couple of browser hijackers, adware applications, and potentially unwanted programs. You may have noticed annoying third-party ads while you browse the web or other changes to your browsers or your system. These are clear signs that your computer has been infected with different threats. What many users do not know is that they have an opportunity usually to opt out of the installation of unwanted browser changes and tools. However, inexperienced users may simply overlook this major step during the installation process and they practically allow these malware infections on board. If this may have happened to you, too, we suggest that you remove and run a full-system malware scan to see how many other threats are endangering the performance and security of your PC.

How does work?

This browser hijacker is not different from most of its peers. Our malware researchers at say that you should stick with a preferred and reputable search engine, such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo. This questionable search engine may expose you to modified search results. It may collect information about you in order to be able to target you with customized third-party ads and sponsored links, which are integrated into the third-party search engine page it redirects your queries to. In this case, reroutes your searches to a possibly altered Google results page that loads into a new tab. This is a typical misleading technique browser hijackers tend to use to deceive users. Landing on a Google search results page may make you believe that you can trust all the content on that page. However, this time it could be risky because this page may hide corrupt links to malicious websites. Since this hijacker generates income through third-party advertising, you can be sure that there will be a number of potentially unreliable ads and links on this manipulated search results page. If you do not want to end up in the center of an online scam or infect your computer with more threats, you should delete right now.

How can I delete

We have found that the easiest way to eliminate this threat source is to reset all your browsers. We have prepared an easy-to-follow guide for you that should help you with all the necessary steps if you are not familiar with this process. Please keep in mind that you need to remove all other infections as well if you want to use a secure computer. You can try to manually detect other possible threats and use our search box at the top to find the descriptions for these. However, it is unlikely that you can find all infections unless you are an expert user. Therefore, we suggest that you employ a reliable anti-malware program to keep your PC safe from all known malware infections.

Remove from browsers

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Click Show advanced settings at the bottom.
  3. Click Reset settings at the bottom.
  4. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and choose Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Press Refresh Firefox and in the confirmation window, click Refresh Firefox.
  3. Click Finish.

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and open Internet Options.
  2. On the Advanced tab, click Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and press Reset.
  4. Click Close.
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