Malwares Browser Hijacker - 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.ydserp.com Virus

December 7, 2016
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Search.ydserp.com is the possession of Web Bar Media. The website it displays contains a web search feature, namely, a search field, from which we can make an assumption that Search.ydserp.com…

Wowmovix.com virus

December 7, 2016
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Wowmovix.com is a webpage that promotes WowMovix browser extension. According to the official statements of the creators of this app, this variant has been designed to introduce a whole new…

Wawsearch.com virus

December 7, 2016
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Websites that used to dominate as browsers’ preferences are no longer featured? Have former homepages, new tab pages or default search providers been substituted by an alien domain? Does the…

Search.adlux.com Virus

December 6, 2016
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Search.adlux.com is an application by Adlux, which introduces itself as a service provider for publishers, whose base is the advertisers. The company’s self-introduction is available on search.adlux.com/about, which is accessible…

Isearch.nation.com virus

December 6, 2016
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Isearch.nation.com (or Search.nation.com) is responsible for involving Internet users into its shady dealings. This search platform is not recommended for utilization as it is actually a browser hijacker that does…

Yardood.com Virus

December 5, 2016
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Yardood.com is the name of the domain, which was created not so long ago. However, despite such a short existence, it has already earned a bad reputation from the cyber…

Yeabd66.cc virus

December 5, 2016
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Vibes from Yeabd66.cc search platform are not suggesting first-rate, remarkable aptitude. Its natural abilities are worth questioning, so does its utilization as a proper network. Security researchers have finalized their…

Minehp.com virus

December 2, 2016
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Minehp.com is loaded with sections, shortcuts and advertisements. We are under an impression that this search platform is associated with 4Yendex website since there are certain similarities between both of…

Findoncloud.com virus

December 2, 2016
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Findoncloud.com search platform is not as efficient as its marketing strategy implies it to be. Necessary duties are said to be taken care of by the questionable facility. However, search-related…

News-first.com Virus

December 1, 2016
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A Russian-speaking user-oriented online search engine News-first.com has been dubbed a browser hijacker. In fact, any new web search tool, which is not introduced by the acknowledged software developers or…

Search.memethat.co Virus

November 30, 2016
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A new meme-oriented online search tool has been released. It has been called Search.memethat.co. This application has been developed by Safer Browser. It deserves the name of a meme-related extension,…

Rusificatory.ru virus

November 30, 2016
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Rusificatory.ru virus operates with not one, but two websites. In the latter one, the creators publish peculiar gaming-related articles for Russian-speaking visitors, but lately it does not seem to be…

Easysearchit.com Virus

November 29, 2016
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Easysearchit.com extension by Imali Media Ltd, located at Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel, is more prominent on Chrome and Firefox browsers. However, if you happen to use Internet Explorer, Safari or any…

Search.auc.aswidget.com Virus

November 29, 2016
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Search.auc.aswidget.com redirect issue, affecting the Google Chrome web browser, has even been reported by the owners of mobile devices. In this case the CocoPPa app, a tool for home screen…

Bestsearch-online.com virus

November 29, 2016
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Bestsearch-online.com is a platform for searching, accessible via Bestsearch-online.com/search.php. We are consistently rushing to prevent you from being lead astray by sly search networks, and from diving into the shallow,…