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.

Kijojo.com virus

21 August , 2015 06:14
kijojo-com-virus

Kijojo.com virus is a browser hijacker that can be found on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari. It’s an annoying program that changes browser settings and forces you to visit unknown websites, just to increase their traffic and make them more popular. Although Kijojo.com virus looks like most of the other search engines, […]

521news.com virus

20 August , 2015 08:46
521news-com-virus

521news.com virus is another browser hijacker that uses unfair methods to infiltrate and then create a lot of problems for computer users. Usually if comes along various free programs and it doesn’t require users’ authorization to be added. Once inside, it replaces your homepage and default search provider on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, […]

Home.SearchPile.com virus

20 August , 2015 04:53
home-searchpile-com-virus

Home.SearchPile.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 browser, so basically anyone can have problems with it. Once there, it changes your homepage and default search provider to Home.SearchPile.com. The application promotes […]

Pesquisa.ninja virus

19 August , 2015 08:58
pesquisa-ninja-virus

Pesquisa.ninja virus is a browser hijacker that mainly targets Portuguese speaking countries. It’s a program that interferes with your regular browsing and causes constant redirections. The main purpose of it is to promote sponsored websites and build traffic for them. If you have noticed it on any of your browsers, you should remove Pesquisa.ninja virus […]

Yourwebing.com virus

18 August , 2015 08:29
yourwebing-com-virus

Yourwebing.com virus is a browser hijacker that attacks Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and other less known browsers. The program usually gets installed when you download various freeware to your system, such as media players, PDF creators, download managers and so on. Once inside it replaces your previously chosen homepage and default search […]

Haberimix.com virus

18 August , 2015 06:02
haberimix-com-virus

Haberimix.com virus is a browser hijacker that you can notice on your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari browsers. It’s an information platform that promotes spams. It tries to redirect users to various sponsored websites that may be unsafe to visit. The program also floods infected system with ads and popups that obviously […]

Foryourweb.net virus

14 August , 2015 04:37
foryourweb-net-virus

Foryourweb.net virus is a browser hijacker that attacks all main browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari. The main purpose of this application is to advertise sponsored pages and build up traffic for them. Unfortunately, it cannot provide reliable search results and it constantly tries to redirect to commercial websites. It […]

Seekmix.com virus

13 August , 2015 08:25
seekmix-com-virus

Seekmix.com virus is a browser hijacker that spreads along other freeware and interferes into users’ browsing activities. The program replaces your homepage and default search provider so it could change your search results and make you visit sponsored websites. It can change settings of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and some other browsers. […]

Yourtv.link malware

11 August , 2015 09:05
yourtv-link-malware

Yourtv.link malware is a browser hijacker that is promoted along free downloads and doesn’t requite users’ permission to be added to your browser. Once inside it replaces your homepage and default search provider. The program can attack Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari, so obviously it affects plenty of users. If you have […]

Cassiopesa.com virus

11 August , 2015 04:59
cassiopesa-com-virus

Cassiopesa.com virus is a browser hijacker that modifies your browser setings without your permission and interferes into your browsing. If you found it on your computer, you should immediately remove it as you may end up having a lot of issues. We recommend scanning your computer with a reliable anti-malware program, for example, or to […]

Mystart.myoivu.com virus

10 August , 2015 08:08
mystart-myoivu-com-virus

Mystart.myoivu.com virus is a browser hijacker that can be added to your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari. At first glance, it’s just a regular search engine, however, it uses unfair methods to be added and it is not very easy to be removed. It is strongly recommended to remove Mystart.myoivu.com virus from […]

Search.bytefence.com virus

22 July , 2015 06:25
search-bytefence-com-virus

Search.bytefence.com virus is a browser hijacker that affects Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari. It replaces your homepage and default search provider without even asking your permission. The program was designed to boost traffic of commercial websites, increase their page rank in search results and make affiliate revenue. However, users should keep in […]

Maximum-search.com virus

17 July , 2015 05:38
maximum-search-com-virus

Maximum-search.com virus is a browser hijacker that can secretly infiltrate into your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari browsers. Once inside, the program sets your start page and default search provider to Maximum-search.com. If it happened on your computer, you must remove this hijacker before it brought more issues for you. In this […]

Search.mymapsxp.com virus

15 July , 2015 05:50
search-mymapsxp-com-virus

Search.mymapsxp.com virus is a browser hijacker that was developed to promote third party websites. It can affect Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari browsers. Once inside, the program changes your homepage and default search provider to Search.mymapsxp.com. Since it is added without asking for users’ permission, the application is classified as a […]

Your-home-page.net virus

14 July , 2015 08:52
your-home-page-net-virus

Your-home-page.net virus is a browser hijacker that can be added to your browser after you download some free program from the Internet. It uses smart techniques to infiltrate so that users wouldn’t even notice it until the program settles down in the browser. Once inside, Your-home-page.net replaces your homepage and default search provider. The goal […]