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Search.searchvidpop.com

Search.searchvidpop.com

Search.searchvidpop.com is a search engine that is also dubbed as a browser hijacker. The reason why Search.searchvidpop.com falls to the category of browser hijackers is that this search replaces users' home pages and default search providers without prior notice. Visually, the search engine does not differ from other search engines, but those who have had some experience with browser hijackers would easily suspect Search.searchvidpop.com as somewhat questionable. If all you care about at the moment is how to remove Search.searchvidpop.com, move down to the very end of this report to find our removal guide. Interested readers are invited to continue reading how the browser hijacker works and  what basic preventative measures should be taken in advance of all types of cyber attacks. Read more »

Fidonav.com

Fidonav.com

Fidonav.com is not an application that you cannot trust in any way. During the in-depth analysis of this program, malware experts at Anti-Spyware-101.com have classified it as a browser hijacker. Such category has been assigned due to invasive functionality. Like any other application of this category, the one in question functions aggressively. As it turns out, it can easily change your browser's default settings without any warning whatsoever, which is frustrating to put it lightly. Furthermore, it is critical to note the fact that in some instances this intrusive application might be the primary reason other questionable and even potentially malicious program could enter your operating system without a lot of trouble. To have a better understanding of the inner workings and dangers regarding Fidonav.com, make sure to read the rest of this article. Finally, below we provide a detailed removal guide that you should use to get rid of this browser hijacker in just a few simple steps. Read more »

Eanswers.com

Eanswers.com is a seemingly legitimate website with a search engine but our malware experts at anti-spyware-101.com say that there are certain questionable traits regarding this search page that makes it potentially unreliable. In fact, this featured search page seems to be spread by potentially unwanted programs that are also categorized as browser hijackers depending on the malware researcher. There is a growing family that includes FilmsApp Search, MovieCenter Search, VideoCenter Search, and GameCenter Search, which all promote this legitimate-looking website or rather, its respective subdomains. So even if this featured website does not cause direct threat to your system, indirectly it may expose you to potentially unreliable third-party content through its search engines, which are, of course, identical clones of each other. Since these hijackers can be spread in questionable ways, it is possible that there are several malicious threats on your system right now. This is why we suggest that you remove Eanswers.com by eliminating all possible threats, extensions, which could be responsible for its presence in your browsers. Read more »

Searchdefence.com

Searchdefence.com

Searchdefence.com is a browser hijacker that comes with a Chrome browser extension. It means that users who add that extension to their browser eventually encounter the hijacker, too. Therefore, in order to remove Searchdefence.com from your system, you need to either reset your browser settings to default or remove the extension from it. While you are at it, you should also look for other potential threats that might have entered your system together with this browser hijacker. Due to the specifics of browser hijacker distribution, there is always a very good chance that you have several unwanted programs running on your computer, and you need to take care of that immediately. Read more »

Newtab.today

Newtab.today

Newtab.today might look like a legitimate search engine, and its appearance resembles Google’s new tab page of Google Chrome with its frequently visited sites thumbnails below the search bar. However, our researchers say that this search engine can be unreliable and recommend that you remove it from your browser as soon as the opportunity arises. Its search results can contain promoted links that can be deceiving and redirect you to malicious websites. In this short description, we will discuss how this search engine is distributed, how it works, and how you can get rid of it, so please continue reading to find out more. Read more »

Kickay

Kickay is a browser extension that was used to spread the search engine kickay.com. The browser extension is known to have been promoted in the Chrome Web Store as a tool that is based on a new technology, which, unfortunately, is not specified. Such generic descriptions of browser apps are very common in software sharing websites to scare users into installing unreliable programs. Our team recommends that you pay extra attention to questionable software that are presented as useful tools without any specific details or reviews.

Malware researchers have recently categorized Kickay as a browser hijacker because of how it is distributed and installed. Both the browser and the search engine Kickay should be removed from the computer. The latest analysis of Kickay has shown that the search engine is inactive, and the very browser extention is no longer avaible in the Chrome Web Store. Nevertheless, you should be aware of such programs so that you do not have to suffer the consequences caused. Read more »

Search.hfastpackagetracker.co

Search.hfastpackagetracker.co

If you see Search.hfastpackagetracker.co when you launch your browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome), we have bad news for you – your browser has been hijacked. In other words, unauthorized changes have been applied to it. Search tools developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. are usually set as users’ new homepages without their knowledge, but, in some cases, they might be set as default search tools as well. You should not keep Search.hfastpackagetracker.co or use it as your default search tool no matter what settings of your browsers it has altered because it is one of those unreliable search providers that might even expose users to potential threats by showing untrustworthy search results and taking them to untrustworthy third-party pages. Although Search.hfastpackagetracker.co has hijacked your browsers, it is just a browser hijacker, not serious malware, so you should be able to erase it yourself from those affected browsers. If you still cannot understand why a legitimate-looking search engine has to be deleted from browsers, we suggest that you read the rest of this article before you take any action. Read more »

Search.pe-cmf.com

Search.pe-cmf.com

Search.pe-cmf.com is a browser hijacker that was created to promote third-party content and make money for its developers. There is nothing too dangerous about this program, but computer security experts warn users that browser hijackers could be exploited by cyber criminals. The point is that the program is an annoying intruder that should not be taken lightly. To protect your system from malicious threats, you need to remove Search.pe-cmf.com today. Once you are done with that, you should consider scanning your system with a legitimate antispyware tool. There is always a chance that there are more unwanted programs on-board, and you need to take care of them all. Read more »

Dilyme

Dilyme is considered a browser hijacker, so if it ever infiltrates your computer, you will definitely notice the changes applied to your web browsers. According to specialists at anti-spyware-101.com, it should affect only Google Chrome; however, if you have found a new search tool set on your other browsers too, you should go to undo these changes as soon as possible because it is only a question of time when you will be exposed to potential threats if you use the search tool promoted by Dilyme to perform web searches. It should be enough to remove the extension called Dilyme from the list of add-ons to delete a dubious search tool that has been set as your default search provider, so we are sure you could do this yourself. If you feel that you need some help with that, you should read this article from beginning to end and only then take action. You should use our manual removal instructions (they can be found below this article) too. Read more »

Search.myonlinecalendar.co

Search.myonlinecalendar.co

Search.myonlinecalendar.co is a search tool that places a toolbar just below the browser’s address bar. The additional search box and the links to possibly user’s favorite sites might make the application look rather useful. However, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com wish to warn users the software might be suspicious and potentially dangerous even if it does not look like it at first. As you continue reading the text, we will explain this better, so if you are here to learn more about Search.myonlinecalendar.co we encourage you to invest a couple of your minutes and review the rest of our report. Below the last paragraph users can find deletion instructions too; hopefully, they will guide users who wish to get rid of this suspicious application manually through this process. Read more »