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If you have interacted with the Pollicare downloader recently, might have changed your homepage and default search provider. This downloader is identical to the Romandos one, and it is representing the browser hijacker. Both search tools look identical, and so it is likely that the same party stands behind both of them. If this is the case, it is strange that two identical tools that serve in the same manner have been created. Our research team at strongly recommends deleting both of these hijackers, and not just because they look identical. It was found that these threats can redirect users to third-party pages without their permission, as well as employ cookies to record and share data. If you want to learn more before you decide if you should remove from your browser, please continue reading. Note that the comments section is open, and if you have any observations, questions, or information, you can add it there. Read more » is not a malicious search tool, but it might still bring you problems by redirecting you to untrustworthy pages that belong to third parties, so if you ever discover it set on your browsers as a homepage and/or a search tool, or you notice that all your searches are automatically redirected to from another domain, you should go to get rid of it as soon as possible. It is not malicious, so you should be able to remove it from your browsers quite easily. Of course, you should still read this article first. You will not only find out what the easiest way to remove it is, but you will also be told why this search tool is not considered a legitimate search provider. Read more » may look like a regular search engine that can help you find something you need. However, our security experts say that this program is actually a browser hijacker, and it means that it has been created to make some easy money. Luckily, a browser hijacker is not sophisticated enough to ever steal your banking logins and passwords, so you do not need to worry about that. The thing you need to focus on is removing from your computer and then protecting your system from other potential threats. The problem is that this browser hijacker may be just one of the many threats that are present on your system. Read more »

The appearance of, a website that looks like an ordinary search provider, on your browsers out of the blue proves that a browser hijacker has infiltrated your computer. Browser hijackers are such threats that can change browsers’ settings without permission. Since is one of them, do not be very surprised when you find it set in the place of your homepage and default search provider. Some users do not think that its appearance is a big deal and let it stay, but they do not know that they might be exposed to potential threats if they use it to perform web searches. Speaking specifically, it might redirect them to untrustworthy pages. Of course, you are the one who can decide what to do with, but you should remove it for your own safety, specialists working at say. It does not have an uninstaller, so you will not remove it like an ordinary program. Also, it could have hijacked your browsers’ shortcuts to make it extremely hard to erase it. The last paragraph will tell you how to remove it, but you should read all preceding paragraphs carefully too to find out more about it and these drawbacks it has. Read more »

Even though looks like a legitimate search engine, our cybersecurity experts tested it and found that it is distributed in a dishonest manner. They classified it as a browser hijacker because it is purposefully distributed dishonestly to replace your browser’s homepage address and search provider/engine in order to show you promotional links in its search results. Unfortunately, the links you can be subjected to can redirect you to shady and dangerous websites if you click them. Therefore, cybersecurity experts recommend that you remove it from your PC as soon as the opportunity arises. For more details, please read this whole article. Read more » is one more intrusive browser hijacker that roams the web nowadays. Be sure to refrain from this program at all times as it exhibits intrusive functionality. During our analysis of this devious application, malware researchers have noticed that this hijacker can make unwanted changes to your browser's default settings without any notification or authorization.  In turn, browsing the web will become an extremely annoying and frustrating experience. Furthermore, you should know that this invasive program might be the primary reason your operating system could be subjected to questionable and even harmful web content. If you want to have a better understanding of the intrusive inner workings of this devious program, make sure to read the rest of this report. Besides such information, we also present a detailed removal guide that will help you delete once and for all without encountering any problems. Read more »

We want to inform you that is what it claims to be. While it offers users news articles and a search engine, our researchers have concluded that it is a browser hijacker. If this search engine has replaced your homepage address, then your browser has been infected.  This search engine is malicious as it is distributed via deceptive means. Its search results are also suspect because they can feature shady and potentially dangerous links and ads. Needless to say, you have to remove and replace this hijacker is a legitimate homepage address. If you want to find out more about this hijacker, we invite you to read this whole description. Read more » appears to be a browser hijacker targeted at users who have Apple devices. According to our specialists at, it means the application might change user’s browsing preferences. Unfortunately, changing back to your original settings might be not so easy; therefore; if the browser hijacker is disturbing your browsing and if you need some help with removal we advise you to try the deletion instructions located at the end of this article. As for more information on how this threat could appear on the computer, how it may affect user’s browsing, or what to do to ensure it gets deleted, you will find it in the rest of the article. However, if after reading it you will still have questions about the application, we will be happy to help you answer them if you just leave a question below the text. Read more » is a questionable search engine page that may show up in your Internet Explorer browser after you install a potentially unwanted program. Since this search engine can change your homepage and new tab settings, our malware experts at have categorized it as a browser hijacker. This, of course, does not mean that the hijacking always takes place without your consent or knowledge even if you may not remember installing it. In fact, in most cases users are notified about the browser setting changes but such information may be concealed or misleading a lot of times. This browser hijacker can present to you potentially unreliable third-party ads and sponsored links that may lead to malicious pages or drop infections onto your system. One click on the wrong content and you could increase the vulnerability of your system. Our experts say that this malware infection may also infiltrate your system along with other malicious threats; therefore, its presence may be a signal for multiple system security threats. This is why we suggest that you remove as soon as possible. Read more »

Why have you allowed to replace your normal homepage? Have you done that hoping that you would be able to stream TV directly from your browser? If this is what you believed in, you probably have acquired the browser hijacker along with Watch More TV Now, an add-on that was created for one purpose only: To spread the hijacker. At this moment, an official installer does not exist, which is why it is hard to say how exactly it is introduced to users, but, most likely, it is offered as a tool that can help watch TV easier. So, does this program work? The only thing it can do is provide you with easy-access links to,, and While these sources are original and reliable, the hijacker itself should not be identified as beneficial. If you want to, you can easily add links to these and many other streaming services to your bookmarks bar. So, if the hijacker is useless, why was it created? Unfortunately, it appears that it might have been created for the purpose of advertising third-party content, and that might be a reason to delete Read more »