Malwares - Browser Hijacker

Browser Hijackers are various programs that interfere with browser programs. This kind of malware either forces browser to show one particular webpage, inserts advertisements in other web pages, messes up search results or shows various popups in the browser. In the end, user might not be able to use browser at all.
Browser Hijackers are used for 2 malicious purposes. The first one is making money from your browser usage. This is done by redirecting your searches like google redirect virus does or showing popups with advertisements. Each click on resulting webpage will (potentially) make some money to malware makers. The second malicious purpose is prevent one from visiting some websites like makers of malware removal software, security websites and other legitimate sites that would provide help. In the second case, Browser Hijackers are a sign of serious malware problem and the PC should be carefully cleaned from the infection.
Browser Hijackers can be categorized by the way they are implemented, technology used for infection and their symptoms. The redirection symptoms are shared by wide family of malware, thus it is hard to write a guide that covers all the possible redirection viruses. For general assistance with Browser Hijackers we recommend this guide how to remove search redirects. It covers both malware-based hijackers like TDSS, malicious browser addons and malicious browser or PC settings that lead to browser redirections.
If you have more specific problem, we recommend browsing our Browser Hijacker database for symptoms and looking for specific cure or asking a question bellow related hijacker guide. virus

24 May , 2016 07:31

Jolly surprises are greeted with a pleasant attitude. However, additional unexpected softwares intertwined with your files is more of a bitter experience. virus is a browser hijacker who sets itself up as your home page and a default search engine. About Redirect The website is supposed to lend you a hand by centering all […]


24 May , 2016 04:35

Jangoram is a browser hijacker which comes under the disguise of download optimizer. Specifically, this add-on is designed for Mac software. Thus, it mainly affects Safari web browser and is to be ‘‘looked through a magnifying glass’’ by Apple users. About Jangoram Browser Hijacker Jangoram browser extension replaces your default homepage and search engine with […] virus

24 May , 2016 03:17

Safe access to files on the Internet is a crucial part of your everyday routine. You are entitled to have a choice about which search engine is to become a dependable partner in your life. takes a form of a credible webpage, created to ease your hunts for information. However, it is a pesky […]

23 May , 2016 08:57

Hijackware family has introduced their new member called under the name of This browser hijacker is compatible with all the most commonly used web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera and Safari. It targets all versions of Windows OS and Mac OS. is powerful enough to affect […] virus

23 May , 2016 08:48

Nowadays no one would fancy the idea of living without Internet-related services and products. Websites assist in your searches for material and various other activities. acts as a provider of open access facilities in all over the globe called the “Research Journey”. It may sound as a proper offer but it has unpleasant perks. […] virus

23 May , 2016 08:06

Nobody likes to start surfing the Internet and be automatically directed to a browser hijacker. One of them is a website which may seem as a harmless purple program but it may cause severe damages to your computer system. This website offers you a variety of facilities: daily deals for furniture, books and magazines, […]


23 May , 2016 03:24

MyTransitGuide is a rogue browser toolbar developed by MindSpark (MS) Interactive Network Inc. This kind of rogue extensions are generally regarded as browser hijackers. Commonly they tend to promote themselves as useful optimization tools but, actually, they are wolves in sheep’s clothing. There are definitely more cons than pros (if there are any) of having […] virus

20 May , 2016 09:39 is a French search site also known as It primarily aims at French users but your IP address must not be French to come up with this add-on. is analogous to such rough search providers as,,, etc. and is regarded as a browser hijacker. A paradox lies in its […]

20 May , 2016 02:00
hotwebfree-com-virus is just another browser hijacker similar to,,,,, just to name a few among these wide spread malwares of hijackware family. virus is designed to attack the most popular web browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera as well as the product of Apple – Safari […] virus

19 May , 2016 08:42 is a browser hijacker introduced by Imali media Ltd. This company is notable for producing multiple hijackware with extremely long titles including, among others. This ‘‘so-called’’ search optimization utility is available online at the address But we highly recommend to resist going there. You should take a closer look at […] virus

19 May , 2016 06:09
search-searchlcl-com-virus virus belongs to the breed of browser hijackers. It is just another clone of such applications as Safer Browser, Search Your Interests Center, Search Your Classifieds Center and many other hijackware lurking on the Internet. Going into detail, is developed by Local Classified Listing and is more prominent in the United States. About […] virus

18 May , 2016 02:19 virus is an adware-generating browser hijacker. It is similar to, (TopYea), and many other similar virtual pests. It integrates itself into the most widely used web browsers – Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Opera and even Safari (Apple users are no exception). browser extension attacks all versions of […]


17 May , 2016 08:08

GreatSocialTab is a recent browser hijacker developed by Imali Media – an Internet advertising company. It is compatible with all major web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari (a red flag for Apple users). About GreatSocialTab Browser Hijacker GreatSocialTab browser extension executes malicious codes to Windows registry and modifies your […]

MyFastDial One New Tab

16 May , 2016 08:39

MyFastDial One New Tab is a recently detected browser hijacker. It is promoted by Google and is compatible with Google Chrome web browser. Though advertised as a useful search engine optimization tool, MyFastDial One New Tab browser extension is merely a PUP/PUA – a potentially unwanted program or a potentially unwanted application. Why MyFastDial One […]

16 May , 2016 04:19
nt-inmotionsearch-com is a newly detected PUP/PUA (potentially unwanted program or potentially unwanted application) belonging to the category of browser hijackers. Is is compatible with the most widely used browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari (important to Apple users). browser extension is promoted as a search engine optimizer along […]