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A number of trustworthy search tools are available, so if you are looking for a new reputable search provider, you should not set because it is not one of them. To be frank, only some users set it as a default search tool on their browsers. The majority of people find it set on their browsers without their knowledge, which is why it has been categorized as a browser hijacker. It is not the first Polarity Technologies Ltd search tool specialists at have come across, so it was not hard for them at all to find out how it works. They say that this search tool should not be used not only because it often changes browsers’ settings without permission. According to them, users who use it to perform web searches might also be exposed to potential threats because not all search results shown by can be fully trusted. We have provided more information about this search tool for those who are curious or find it hard to decide what to do with it in the next paragraph, so you should also read what our specialists have to say about it before you take any action. Read more » is a questionable application that should not be running on your operating system. During the extensive analysis of this suspicious program, malware experts at have eventually classified it as one more browser hijacker. Such classification has been assigned because this program exhibits invasive and otherwise suspicious functionality. Just like any of its counterparts, it can make unwanted changes to your default settings without any notification or authorization. As a consequence, your online activities will become much more annoying and frustrating. If that was not enough, you must know that in some cases, the hijacker in question could subject your operating system to questionable and even dangerous web content. To have a better understanding of how this dubious program functions, make sure to read the rest of this report. Below we also include a comprehensive removal guide, which you should use to delete once and for all. Read more »

You might think that is a normal search tool that offers normal search services. If that is what you think, it is most likely that you have let this suspicious browser hijacker into your operating system yourself. According to the research team at, this hijacker is associated with an extension called “Play Free Music.” It is believed that is the website that was set up by the creator of this extension to promote it, but you cannot install it from there; at least, not right now. The extension and the hijacker are both created by Polarity Technologies Ltd., and, in most cases, the extensions developed by this company are also offered via the Chrome web store. This is not the case right now. Unfortunately, the distribution of this hijacker is still a mystery, but what we know is that it is not trustworthy and that the sooner you delete it the better. Are you interested in removing If you are, continue reading. Read more » is a new questionable search engine page from the infamous ELEX family. This family contains dozens of similar, and sometimes, identical browser hijackers, such as and This hijacker may appear in your browsers and you may not even realize it because it looks so simple and authentic. It can affect your Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer browsers, and appear as your new homepage. Innocent this browser hijacker may appear to you, it might modify the search results and also show you questionable third-party ads. In other words, if you engage with any content this malware infection provides you, it is possible that you drop further infections or end up on malicious pages on new tabs or in new browser windows. This hijacker may infiltrate your system without your noticing it, which also means that there could be other malware threats hiding on your computer as well. All in all, we think that it is important that you remove from your computer. Read more »

My Online Calendar

My Online Calendar is a browser hijacker that will set a new search tool on all your browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. It is called a browser hijacker not without reason – it usually applies changes to users’ web browsers without permission. Most likely, you will find the new search tool set on your browsers as your new homepage, but, theoretically, it might change your default search tool too. We cannot confirm that is a reputable search provider, so if you already see it when you open your web browser, you should go to remove it as soon as possible. When this search tool is no longer set on your browsers, you could start using a new reputable search provider. If you still cannot decide what to do with this search tool, read the rest of this article. In case you decide to get rid of the My Online Calendar browser hijacker, you will find information the last paragraph contains useful too. Read more »

Judging by the name of, this browser hijacker might have been introduced to you as a tool to download HD wallpapers for your Desktop background. Of course, it is also possible that the name of this threat has no connection to anything. Our research team indicates that this hijacker comes from the ELEX family. Other threats that belong to it include,, and It is possible that the names of these threats are random simply because there are so many of them. All in all, the name of the infection is not our main focus. What we focus on in this report is that the hijacker is a threat to your virtual security. If you keep it installed, there is a possibility that information about you will be leaked or that you will end up interacting with unreliable content shown to you via the search results. If you are interested in learning why you should remove from your operating system, please continue reading. Read more » may look similar to, but we doubt it is as reliable as the mentioned search engine is. Our researchers learned that the application in question might be distributed with untrustworthy programs. Moreover, even though it does not show modified search results, it is possible it might alter the results in the future. If it happens, the application could start displaying questionable advertising content while the user is surfing the Internet. Accordingly, we would advise not to wait till anything goes wrong and remove The instructions you can find at the end of this text will show you how to achieve this, so should you choose to erase the suspicious search engine do not hesitate to use them. Read more »

Polarity Technologies Ltd. is a company developing software and search tools. One of the newest products they have released is It does not differ much from such older products as,, and, so specialists working at have managed to analyze it very quickly. Unfortunately, it has turned out that it is not a legitimate search provider. To be frank, this does not surprise our specialists at all because previously-released Polarity search tools cannot be called legitimate search engines either. According to our researchers, it should be called a browser hijacker instead because it can change browsers’ settings without permission. It has been noticed that it usually sets itself as a new homepage on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, but it might change the default search tool as well. No matter it has been set as your new homepage only, or it has changed your default search engine too, you need to remove from your browsers because this search tool might cause you problems. The next paragraph will tell you more about it, so read it carefully if you still cannot decide what to do with it. Read more »

A browser hijacker should never be active on your computer. Recently, malware experts working at have discovered one more application that belongs to this category, which goes by the name of During our analysis, it has been discovered that this devious application only affects MAC computers. However, the experience of having a browser hijacker does not differ in regards to what type of system you use. Just like any other application of this classification, it will cause annoyance and frustration every single time you will browse the web. That is so because the intrusive program can make unwanted changes to your browser's default settings without any warning. If that was not enough, you must also be aware of the fact that the suspicious application in question could subject your operating system to questionable and even malicious web content. To learn more about and how you can remove it, make sure to read the rest of our article. Read more »

It looks like is a browser hijacker targeted at MAC computers’ users. If, unfortunately, you noticed this threat on your device, we encourage you to read the rest of our report and learn more about this questionable search engine or perhaps even use the removal instructions located below the article should you choose to get rid of it. The reason our specialists at recommend erasing is that there is a chance the application might show you suspicious advertisements coming from unknown third parties. Of course, one could try not to click such ads, but since the tool is not irreplaceable, we believe it would be safer to pick another search engine, for example, and remove this browser hijacker. Read more »