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If you no longer see your good old search tool when you launch your Google Chrome browser, and is opened for you instead, it means that a browser hijacker has already infiltrated your computer and altered your browser’s settings. Unlike similar malicious applications, it applies changes to users’ web browsers by installing its own extension. You can find it next to other extensions with a Chrome ID: gadgkfhfekoobdjlloffkinjbclhbfml. Luckily, this infection does not alter all settings. Our researchers say that it only changes default search tools on those web browsers it affects. We can assure you that is not a search provider that can be trusted. Do not expect it to improve your web searching experience in any way as well. It can only bring you problems, believe us, so go to remove the search tool set on your browser without your knowledge mercilessly. Since it appears because the malicious browser extension is installed, the only way to make it gone is to erase that add-on. Continue reading if you have never done that before because we will talk about the manual browser hijacker removal in the second part of this report. Read more »

You cannot trust the content delivered to you by the malicious browser hijacker because it might include misleading advertisements, scam offers, malware installers, and irrelevant links. Since you are reading this report, most likely, you have already decided to delete This, of course, is the right move, but we recommend reading this report before you eliminate this threat from your web browser. Which browser was corrupted by this hijacker? Was it Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Internet Explorer? These are the most popular browsers worldwide, and so it is not surprising that the creator of the hijacker targets them. Speaking of targets, you are more likely to face the threat if you live in Azerbaijan, Poland, Russia, Turkey, or Ukraine. The links represented via the hijacker are represented using tags in Russian, and so it is likely that the threat is targeted at those speaking the language. research team has inspected the threat, and if you want to learn more about it and its removal, you should continue reading. Read more »

Secure Chrome PRO

Secure Chrome PRO

Secure Chrome PRO is a Google Chrome extension that our research team classifies as a browser hijacker. The only function of this strange extension is to modify your default search provider, and even if you install it yourself, you are not informed about the changes. The hijacker only informs that the data you see on the websites you visit can be read and modified, which is quite strange as well. The fact that the default search provider is modified without one’s permission is truly unnerving because that means that the extension is not transparent and that it could work in other malicious ways too. As you might have found already, there is no information about the creator of the extension or the activity of the extension itself that is available to users. Even a download page that would represent this strange add-on does not exist. Is this strange? It definitely is because that makes the extension unpredictable, and that is a good enough reason to remove Secure Chrome PRO. If you are not sure if you want to delete this hijacker, or you do not know how to do it, continue reading. Read more » is a browser hijacker that is primarily aimed at MacOS users. This devious application should never be active on your computer as it exhibits invasive features. If you already found it running on your operating system, make sure to perform its complete removal right away.  Doing so is paramount because this hijacker, just like its counterparts, can make devious modifications to your browser's default settings without requiring your consent. As a consequence of this hijacker's functionality, browsing the Internet will become a much more annoying and frustrating experience, to put it mildly. In our article, you will find detailed information about the inner workings of this browser hijacker. We also include a few virtual security tips to help you maintain a secure operating system at all times. To help you delete once and for all, we present a comprehensive removal guide that you can find below. Read more »

The sudden appearance of does not indicate anything positive. It simply shows that the entrance of the browser hijacker infection was successful. has been developed on the same template as other Polarity Technologies Ltd. products, for example, and, so it did not take long for researchers working at to find out that it is one of those untrustworthy search providers. They say that it might even expose users to potential threats if they use it fearlessly because it might present them with untrustworthy links leading to third-party websites. If you do not want this to happen to you, remove from all your browsers today and start using another more trustworthy search provider. It will take some time to get rid of this browser hijacker, but we are sure you will successfully eliminate it from all affected browsers yourself. The next two paragraphs will explain to you why it is so important to get rid of it as soon as possible, so read them carefully if you cannot decide easily whether or not to keep it. Read more » is a threat you might accidentally allow to settle in by clicking unreliable advertisements or downloading installers from suspicious file-sharing websites. Since it may change user’s default search engine or start page, our researchers at decided to categorize it as a browser hijacker. It is not a malicious application, but still, we would not recommend leaving it unattended because after some time it might start showing you questionable advertisements from various third parties. To get to know it better, we invite you to read the rest of our report. As for users who wish to erase it at once, we would suggest sliding below the article where they can find our provided deletion steps. Also, if you have any questions related to, you can leave them below in the comments section or contact us via social media. Read more » is not a program that you can trust in any way. In fact, our researchers have determined that this dubious piece of software happens to be one more browser hijacker. Thus, if it is ever discovered running on your operating system, be sure to execute its complete removal right away. It is critical to do so because this invasive program can make intrusive changes to your browser's default settings without any notification or authorization. As a consequence, browsing the Internet will become a much more annoying and frustrating task, to put it mildly. On top of that, you must know that this devious program could be the primary reason other suspicious and even malicious applications might enter your operating system without a lot of trouble. Make sure to read the rest of this report for further information about the functionality of this hijacker. Below, you will also find a detailed removal guide that you should use to delete Read more »

If you recently noticed on your browser and you have doubts about its reliability you came to the right place as in this article we will provide important details about it. First of all, users should know the application falls under the classification of browser hijackers. It means it could alter some browser preferences, for example, user’s homepage, new tab page, etc. However, the worst part about it is that it might encourage users to surf the Internet with an unreliable search engine. Apparently, it may show modified results injected with questionable third-party advertising content. Therefore, it is not a surprise our researchers at advise against the usage of Provided, you decide it is not worth to keep such a threat on your system as well, we encourage you to use the deletion instructions available below. Read more »

If your browsers’ settings have been changed and, as a consequence, you see set as your new homepage and default search tool on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, it is an indication that a browser hijacker has infiltrated your system. does not differ much from,, and other search tools developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. (you can read about them on our website too), so specialists have found out quickly that it is another untrustworthy page pretending to be a legitimate search provider. Yes, it does look trustworthy, but analysis carried out by experienced specialists working at has clearly shown that it is far from a reputable search tool because it might show some untrustworthy search results that, in the worst-case scenario, might expose users to potential threats. If you have a different opinion about it, we are sure you will change it if you continue reading this article and read it till the end. Read more » is a questionable featured search page that can change your homepage and default search engine settings in your main browsers as soon as it manages to sneak onto your system. Our malware experts at say that this threat is a browser hijacker that comes from the well-known Polarity family that also includes and, to mention a couple from the dozens of very similar and potentially harmful search pages. Unfortunately, this hijacker can enter your computer bundled with other malicious threats, thus causing multiple system security threats and exposure to potentially unsafe third-party content. This is why we suggest that you remove right away. But, first, let us tell you how it is possible that this browser hijacker showed up on your system so that you can avoid similar threats in the future. Read more »