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Search.searchtmpn.com

Search.searchtmpn.com

If you recently noticed Search.searchtmpn.com 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 Anti-spyware-101.com advise against the usage of Search.searchtmpn.com. 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 »

Search.searchws.com

Search.searchws.com

If your browsers’ settings have been changed and, as a consequence, you see Search.searchws.com 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. Search.searchws.com does not differ much from Search.searchlttrn.com, Search.youremailnow.com, 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 anti-spyware-101.com 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 »

Search.searchgmfs.com

Search.searchgmfs.com

Search.searchgmfs.com 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 anti-spyware-101.com say that this threat is a browser hijacker that comes from the well-known Polarity family that also includes Search.searchws.com and Search.hmylocaltransit.co, 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 Search.searchgmfs.com 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 »

Chromesearch.info

Chromesearch.info

Chromesearch.info is nothing more than yet another devious application, which has been classified as one more browser hijacker. Such classification has been made after an extensive analysis, during which our researchers have discovered that this application can act deviously. Like any other hijacker active nowadays, the one in question can make undesirable changes to your browser's default settings. Due to such functionality of this malware, browsing the Internet will become a much more annoying task than you might think. If that was not enough, you must know that this invasive application could prove to be quite dangerous. That is so because it might be the primary reason other dubious programs could gain easy access to your operating system. To understand how that could happen, make sure to read the rest of this article. Alongside such information, you will find a few virtual security tips with a detailed removal guide that you should use to delete Chromesearch.info once and for all. Read more »

Search.searchm3f.com

Search.searchm3f.com

Search.searchm3f.com is a browser hijacker that might change your browsers’ settings without your knowledge one day. It has been developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd., and it does not differ much from older browser hijackers this company has developed. For example, it has been created on the same template as Search.searchlttrn.com, Search.yourpackagesnow.com, and Search.youremailnow.com. If your browsers’ settings have been altered too, and, because of this, you see Search.youremailnow.com when you open your browser, eliminate it as soon as possible even though it looks like a search tool that can be trusted at first glance. If you use Internet Explorer, you could erase this browser hijacker manually through Control Panel and thus undo the changes applied to it. Unfortunately, it will not be that easy to remove it from Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Of course, we are still sure you will manage to get rid of Search.youremailnow.com after you read this article to the very end and then follow the manual removal guide provided below this article. Read more »

Search.tapufind.com

Search.tapufind.com

It is not your lucky day if you find Search.tapufind.com in your browsers upon launching them. This search page may look all legitimate and similar to reputable search engines like Google, but we must warn you that this one may pose a threat to your system security. In fact, our malware experts at anti-spyware-101.com say that this is a browser hijacker coming from Israel, similar to snap.do. This hijacker is mostly spread by suspicious file-sharing pages and could travel bundled with other malware infections. Thus, its presence can easily mean that your computer has been infected with a number of threats eating at your system security right now. If you do not want to be exposed to potentially harmful third-party content, you should remove Search.tapufind.com from your computer right away. But first, let us explain how you may have infected your PC so that you can avoid similar threats in the future. Read more »

Search.hmylocaltransit.co

Search.hmylocaltransit.co

Search.hmylocaltransit.co is a search tool that the installer of My Local Transit forces on all users. Of course, you do not need to install this extension, but if you choose to do so, you have no other choice but to accept the suspicious search tool as your new homepage, New Tab page, or default search provider. Due to this, we classify this search tool as a browser hijacker. Whether or not you have installed it yourself, you need to consider removing it because it does not really offer highly useful services. Of course, it showcases some useful links, and users might find it beneficial to have all of them available from one spot, but there are security risks you would be taking by using this search tool too, and this is what you need to focus on. Did you know that your virtual security could be jeopardized by the seemingly beneficial search tool and the extension? If you need more information about this, you might want to continue reading. If you just want to delete Search.hmylocaltransit.co, go check out the guide below. Read more »

Search.weatherradarforecast.co

Search.weatherradarforecast.co

Search.weatherradarforecast.co is not a program that you want to have active on your personal computer. After its extensive investigation, malware experts at Anti-Spyware-101.com have classified it as one more browser hijacker. However, quite a few users are tricked into downloading and installing it on their PC. That is so because this dubious program is advertised as a useful tool, which should provide weather forecasts right within your browser. Even though it might seem like a helpful tool, it is important to note that it can alter your browser's default settings without your authorization. Due to that, your online experience will become frustrating and bothersome. What is even more alarming is that it might expose your operating system to suspicious or otherwise malicious web content. To have a better understanding of how this devious application functions, make sure to read the rest of our article. Below, you will also find a detailed removal guide, which you should use to delete Search.weatherradarforecast.co if it is ever found active on your PC. Read more »

GamesFriendly Search

GamesFriendly Search

If you ever encounter a program entitled GamesFriendly Search while browsing the web, be sure to refrain from it at all times. Our malware experts advise you to do so because this application happens to be yet another browser hijacker. If unfortunately, it already active on your personal computer, make sure to remove it without any hesitation. It is critical to do so because this devious application can cause undesirable changes to your browser's default settings without any notification or authorization. Due to such functionality of this hijacker, browsing the Internet will become a frustrating task, to put it lightly. What is even more alarming is that there is a chance that this suspicious application could subject your operating system to questionable and even harmful online content. Educate yourself about the inner workings of this hijacker by reading the rest of this article. Below you will also find a detailed removal guide, which will help you delete GamesFriendly Search in just a few simple steps. Read more »

Antrie.com

Antrie.com

You may find Antrie.com as you open your browsers and wonder how this search website appeared there. But you may also be the kind of user who does not really pay attention to what comes up as your homepage because you have seen all kinds of search pages there and take these for granted. Our malware experts at anti-spyware-101.com say that you should be careful with this one because it is indeed a browser hijacker that may introduce you to potentially unsafe third-party contents. Yet another bad bit of news when finding this hijacker on board is that you may find other malware infections as well. We advise you to remove Antrie.com from your computer as soon as possible because you could let further infections onto your machine or end up being scammed. Please read our full report to learn more about this threat and how you can avoid similar ones in the future. Read more »