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.

Search.searchinvietnam.com virus

4 May , 2016 00:15
search-searchinvietnam-com-virus

Search.searchinvietnam.com virus is one more browser hijacker that can affect your browsers by the time you download various freeware. It comes bundled to free media players, download managers, PDF creators and so on. If you have noticed that Search.searchinvietnam.com has repalced you homepage, be sure it was hijacked. You should remove Search.searchinvietnam.com virus as soon […]

Search.socialdownloadr.com

3 May , 2016 23:43
search-socialdownlaodr-com-virus

Have you noticed that Search.socialdownloadr.com page was set as you homepage? Beware that your browser has been hijacked and you will not be able to browse regularly anymore. This article will cover the most important facts about this program and help you learn how to remove it. About Search.socialdownloadr.com virus Search.socialdownloadr.com is a browser hijacker […]

Searchvvay.com virus

2 May , 2016 07:40

Searchvvay.com virus is another browser hijacker that can take over your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari browser. The program forces you to use its own search engine and then tries to redirect you to a bunch of sponsored websites. If provided completely unreliable search results and show numerous ads when you browse […]

Search.siviewer.com virus

2 May , 2016 06:05
search-siviewer-com-virus

Search.siviewer.com virus is a browser hijacker that is installed to different browsers without obvious notification to the users. It is distributed bundled to various freeware that can be downloaded from the Internet. Once inside, it is set as your main search provider and your homepage. You should not trust this program, as it doesn’t work […]

Search.ratplee.com virus

29 April , 2016 04:29

Search.ratplee.com virus is a browser hijacker that affects Mac systems. It can take over your Safari, Google Chrome or another browser that you use and replace your homepage and default search provider in there. Search.ratplee.com looks like a search page but it doesn’t provide reliable search results. It focuses on promoting sponsored websites and causes […]

Search.tvnewpagesearch.com virus

28 April , 2016 09:39
search-tvnewpagesearch-com-virus

Search.tvnewpagesearch.com virus is a browser hijacker that can affect your Internet Explorer, mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari browsers. The application uses unfair methods to infiltrate and once inside, it replaces your homepage and default search provider to Search.tvnewpagesearch.com and completely takes over your browsing. To remove Search.tvnewpagesearch.com virus, run a full system scan […]

Search.search101sweets.com virus

27 April , 2016 08:27
search-search101sweets-com-virus

Have you noticed that your homepage was replaced with Search.search101sweets.com? Beware that its a browser hijacker and you should not use it as a search provider. The program was created to promote various sponsored websites, so it replaces your homepage and default search provider and then displays those pages in your search results or randomly […]

Aqualious.com virus

27 April , 2016 07:48

Aqualious.com virus is a browser hijacker that can affect your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari browsers. The program uses unfair methods to infiltrate. Usually it comes bundled to other freeware from the Internet. Once inside, Aqualious.com replaces your homepage and default search provider. From that moment on, you will not be […]

Safe-search.net virus

26 April , 2016 09:22
safe-search-net-virus

Safe-search.net virus is a browser hijacker that can infect Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari browsers. The program replaces your previously chosen homepage and default search provider and forces you to use its own search engine. Unfortunately, it cannot provide reliable search results and it constantly causes redirections, so users are forced and […]

Search.socialnewpagessearch.com virus

25 April , 2016 09:55
search-socialnewpagessearch-com

Search.socialnewpagessearch.com virus is a browser hijacker that can be installed to computers bundled with various freeware. The program can be added to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari browsers. Once there, it replaces your homepage and default search provider to Search.socialnewpagessearch.com. The application promotes commercial websites and tries to increase their traffic […]

Joomborio.com virus

22 April , 2016 06:31

Joomborio.com virus is a browser hijacker that may look like a search provider but in fact it can bring a lot of problems for computer users. Usually the website is set as your homepage and search provider without asking for your permission. You should think twice before starting using this website to make your searches, […]

Exlee.com virus

21 April , 2016 06:20
exlee-com-virus

Exlee.com virus is a browser hijacker that tires to redirect users to sponsored websites and spy on their browsing habits. The program claims to enhance your browsing experience, but in fact it complicates your work on the Internet. Not only you will constantly experience redirections to unknown websites, but also you will notice tons of […]

Search.smacklek.com virus

21 April , 2016 03:17
search-smacklek-com-virus

Search.smacklek.com virus is a browser hijacker that infects Mac systems. The program is distributed together with other freeware and once inside, it replaces your homepage and default search provider. The application blocks any other search pages and forces you to use Search.smacklek.com. Despite it looks like a regular search provider, it doesn’t provide reliable search […]

SecureSearch.co virus

20 April , 2016 08:53
securesearch-co-virus

SecureSearch.co virus is another browser hijacker that can secretly take ver your browsers and force you to use its own search provider. The program normally replaces your homepage and blocks any other search engines. Unfortunately, SecureSearch.co is not a regular search provider. It was designed to promote various sponsored websites, so you cannot expect it […]

Search.yourmovietime.com virus

19 April , 2016 07:21
search-yourmovietime-com-virus

Search.yourmovietime.com virus is a browser hijacker that takes over Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and other browsers. It changes your homepage and default search provider without your permission and makes you visit commercial websites by ading them to your search results and redirecting. If your homepage was replaced with Search.yourmovietime.com, your browser has […]