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Search.hthecalendar.co

Search.hthecalendar.co

Search.hthecalendar.co is a page you will find set on the web browser you use to surf the Internet after you install the extension named The Calendar from its official website http://thecalendar.co/ or another third-party source. Also, it seems that it might come bundled, meaning that it might be installed on your computer without your direct permission. This piece of software has been developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. The company is best-known for developing various suspicious applications that are usually classified as browser hijackers or potentially unwanted software. Unfortunately, we cannot confirm that The Calendar promoting can be trusted fully either. Therefore, if you ever find it installed on your PC without your knowledge, or you have clicked the Download button and thought of the consequences later, it would be best that you get rid of it today. It is the only way to remove  Search.hthecalendar.co from all affected browsers as well, so take action immediately after you read this report. Read more »

ibrowsersearch.com

ibrowsersearch.com

You have to be careful about ibrowsersearch.com. It does not look like a malicious search engine, but, of course, it does not look like a truly beneficial one either. In fact, its interface is pretty damn boring as there is only a search field displayed. Next to it, you can find the “powered by Google” tag, which, undoubtedly, is meant to make you trust the service more. According to Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, the search results are not modified – at least, at the time of research they were not – which means that it might be okay for you to use the search tool. Of course, we cannot say that with confidence because, after all, there’s still a possibility that the activity of this search tool is not as reliable as we might think right now. Due to this, it is recommended that all users take a good look at the search engine and consider its removal. Do you want to learn how to delete ibrowsersearch.com manually? Our researchers have created a guide that shows how to do it. Read more »

Websrch.mobi

Websrch.mobi

You need to be vigilant about any unauthorized changes within your browser, and if Websrch.mobi takes over without permission, you need to do some serious investigating. At the time of research, the search engine was not classified as a browser hijacker because it was not found to corrupt the search providers and homepages on any browsers illegally. That being said, if you have a different story, you definitely should look at this search engine as something more than just another search engine. Well, what if you invited it in willingly? Even if that is the case, we suggest taking a closer look at this strange tool. If you have already decided that you want to remove Websrch.mobi, you can move to the last section of the guide and the removal instructions that are available below. If you are interested in learning more, and you need tips to help you investigate it yourself better, please continue reading. Read more »

MusicBox Live Extension

MusicBox Live Extension

MusicBox Live Extension is an extension for Chrome, and various security experts categorize this application in various ways. Some might consider this application a potentially unwanted program. Our research team goes a little bit further and says that this app is a browser hijacker. This would mean that MusicBox Live Extension modifies your browser’s settings without your permission, and then consequently exposes you to potentially harmful content. The bottom line in this is that this application could cause certain computer security issues, so the sooner you remove it from your computer, the better. Read more »

Search.htv-now.co

Search.htv-now.co

Search.htv-now.co is an untrustworthy search engine we would not recommend using to surf the Internet. That is because our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com classified it as a browser hijacker. Plus, it appears to be there is a chance the application could display suspicious advertising material from various third parties. No doubt, users who wish to maintain their device’s security should avoid encountering possibly dangerous ads. If you think so a well, we invite you to follow the removal instructions located just a bit below this report. Another way to remove the browser hijacker would be to scan the system with a legitimate antimalware tool. Of course, if you need more assistance while deleting Search.htv-now.co you can contact us by leaving a message at the end of this page. Read more »

Search.hdesignyoursite.co

Search.hdesignyoursite.co

Search.hdesignyoursite.co is a browser hijacker, which means it might modify your browser’s preferences. As annoying as users may find such behavior, they should be aware the application might also be unreliable. According to our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com, this search engine might display modified search results containing additional advertising material from unknown third parties. Needless to say, if you do not want to put your system at risk accidentally, we would recommend not to take any chances with this threat. Therefore, slightly below the article, we will add detailed steps showing how to get rid of Search.hdesignyoursite.co manually. Of course, if you need more information about the browser hijacker before you decide whether to keep it or eliminate it, we invite you to have a look at the rest of our report. Read more »

Search.searchjsmtmp.com

Search.searchjsmtmp.com

Search.searchjsmtmp.com is considered to be a browser hijacker that might alter homepage and default search engine preferences. As a result, the affected browser may start loading this site every time it is launched or when the user begins a new search. The thing users should know about it is that together with the displayed search results there could be doubtful advertisements from various third parties. Our researchers say they cannot be one hundred percent sure, but they believe some part of such material could be possibly malicious, which is why they advise against the browser hijacker’s usage. We will talk more about it further in the article so if you are interested in learning more about Search.searchjsmtmp.com; we invite you to read the rest of this text. Additionally, users will find instructions showing how to erase it manually just slightly below the article. Read more »

Stabers.club

Stabers.club

Stabers.club is a website users usually get redirected to from powerfulappz.com, watchonlinemovies.com.pk, or a similar website. The most likely scenario is that they are then presented with a pop-up offering to install a browser extension. If the installation button is clicked, a piece of software promoting Stabers.club affects the browser. It should set this website as a new default search provider. Of course, not all users install the extension consciously. Some of them click on the installation button incidentally and thus cannot understand why they see a new page open to them every time they launch their browsers. It can bet set on all users’ browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. If you do not like what you have found, you should get rid of Stabers.club as soon as possible. This is exactly what our specialists recommend doing too. This search tool is not some kind of harmful malicious application, so you should be able to remove it quite easily. Just follow the removal guide we have prepared for you after you finish reading this report. Read more »

Private.securesearches.net

Private.securesearches.net

Private.securesearches.net is a search tool that looks fully reliable. Unfortunately, the fact that some users find it set as a new homepage and New Tab page on their browsers clearly shows that it is not one of those 100% trustworthy search providers, so if you ever find it set on your browsers without your knowledge too (theoretically, it might affect all browsers, including popular ones like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome), you should consider getting rid of it right away. It is not real malware, but if you suspect that it has hijacked your browsers’ settings, you should remove it without further consideration. Since it is not a harmful threat, you should be able to remove it from your browsers by simply resetting them to default settings. If this does not tell you much now, it should be clearer for you what you need to do after you read this entire report. Read more »

Search.searchefc.com

Search.searchefc.com

Search.searchefc.com is not a reliable search provider even though it seems to be legitimate, so if it happens that you ever find it set on the web browser you use to surf the Internet, you should remove it right away without any considerations about keeping it. Polarity Technologies Ltd. has developed more than one suspicious search tool on the same template. They all act the same, so it was a piece of cake for our specialists to analyze Search.searchefc.com too. Yes, it does look legitimate, but it should not be used for web searches because it might display untrustworthy search results, specialists say. Because of this, we suggest that you replace Search.searchefc.com with another fully reliable search tool today. It should not be a hard task at all if you follow our manual removal guide provided below this article. Read this report until the end and then take action immediately. Read more »