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.

Luckybeginning.com virus

20 May , 2015 09:08
luckybeginning-com-virus

Luckybeginning.com virus is a browser hijacker that can infiltrate using unfair methods and take over your browsing. Despite that it looks like any regular search provider, it is not a reliable page and you should not use it for browsing purposes. It was actually developed to promote commercial pages, distribute various ads and make money […]

Everything-start.com virus

20 May , 2015 06:55
everything-start-com-virus

Everything-start.com virus is a browser hijacker that can take over Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari browsers. It’s an irritating program that disturbs your browsing and redirects to various unwanted websites. Once inside, the application replaces your homepage and default search provider with Everything-start.com. The problem about this website is that it […]

Websearch.seekplaza.info virus

5 May , 2015 04:53
websearch-seekplaza.info-virus

Websearch.seekplaza.info virus is a browser hijacker that can takes over your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari. It comes bundled to numerous freeware that don’t clearly disclose about changing your homepage and default search provider. Once inside, Websearch.seekplaza.info virus tries to redirect users to sponsored websites and it doesn’t allow you to browse […]

Websearch.searchero.info virus

4 May , 2015 08:46
websearch-searchero-info-virus

Websearch.searchero.info virus is another browser hijacker that can infiltrate into your Internet Explore, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari without your consent and take over your browsing experience. It’s a program that interferes with your work every time you try to make a search. The program replaces your homepage and default search enginer with Websearch.searchero.info […]

RabbitSearch.net virus

4 May , 2015 06:03
rabbitsearch-net-virus

RabbitSearch.net virus is a browser hijacker that can be found on browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari. The program uses unfair methods to infiltrate and usually it comes as a bundle along various freeware, like media players, PDF creators, download managers, etc. If your homepage and default search provider were […]

i-gosearch.com virus

28 April , 2015 08:28
igosearch-com-virus

i-gosearch.com virus is a browser hijacker that can infiltrate into you Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari. It’s a program that changes your homepage and default search provider without your confirmation in order to advertise sponsored websites. If you have noticed this page on your browser, you should remove it from there as […]

Websearch.freesearches.info virus

28 April , 2015 03:36
websearch-freesearches-info-virus

Websearch.freesearches.info virus is a browser hijacker that attacks such browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari. The program usually takes over these browsers when you download some freeware to your system. Once inside, it replaces your homepage and default search provider to Websearch.freesearches.info. Not only this search engine doesn’t provide reliable […]

Search.golliver.com virus

22 April , 2015 03:50
search-golliver-com-virus

Search.golliver.com virus is a browser hijacker that is advertised together with various free downloads from the Internet. Once inside, it sets your homepage and default search provider to Search.golliver.com. If you have noticed this on any of your browsers, you should immediately get rid of this hijacker, otherwise you will end up having a lot […]

Jogostempo.com virus

15 April , 2015 06:30
jogostempo.com-virus

Jogostempo.com virus is a browser hijacker that affects Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari browsers. The program infiltrates together with various free applications that can be downloaded from the Internet. It makes changes on the infected system immediately after infiltration. First of all, it replaces your homepage and main search provider with […]

Websearch.goodforsearch.info virus

9 April , 2015 05:25
websearch-goodforsearch-info-virus

Websearch.goodforsearch.info virus is a browser hijacker that can affect Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and even Safari browsers. The program is usually promoted together with free downloads and it is installed without asking for users’ permission. Once inside, the hijacker changes your homepage and default search provider to Websearch.goodforsearch.info. At first glance, the page […]

I-search.us.com virus

2 April , 2015 07:56
i-search-us-com-virus

I-search.us.com virus is a browser hijacker that can affect your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and possibly other less-known browsers. It’s a program that makes changes in computers without users’ permissions or knowledge. Once inside, it replaces your homepage and default search provider and takes over your searches. It is recommended to remove […]

Homepage-web.com virus

1 April , 2015 08:23
homepage-web-com-virus

Homepage-web.com virus is a browser hijacker that is advertised along freeware, including well-known media players, PDF creators, download managers and so on. The program itself is not considered to be very dangerous, but it changes your browsers’ settings without asking permission and it can make you visit potentially dangerous websites. It is quite an annoying […]

Shellsearch.net virus

1 April , 2015 04:37
shellsearch-net-virus

Shellsearch.net virus is a malicious browser hijacker that can be installed to your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or even Safari. It is used to promote various unknown websites that, according to users’ experience, can be malicious. It is recommended to remove Shellsearch.net virus as soon as you detect it on any of your […]

Birdysearch.com virus

31 March , 2015 08:26
birdysearch-com-virus

Birdysearch.com virus is a browser hijacker that enters computers without a user’s permission and takes control over your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari. Once inside, it changes your homepage to Birdysearch.com, so you will recognize it quite easily. Although it looks like a regular search provider, it has some additional goals, so […]

Seektoexplore.com

20 March , 2015 07:19

Seektoexplore.com is a nasty browser hijacker that will keep redirecting you to the site at seektoexplore.com. It’s not really difficult to tell if your computer is infected with Seektoexplore.com, because if the answer is positive, you will be randomly redirected to this website when browsing the Internet, so you will definitely notice this. In case […]