One of the most common problems regarding web browsing – hijacked homepage and search settings. We have seen tons of similar malware infections in the past, such as jaamla.com or lxcuick.com virus. This time, we are dealing with a new infection called Onepagesnews.net. It is also clasified as browser hijacker and can cause you a real headache.
In this particular case, Onepagesnews.net is aiming to hijack your homepage so every time you open a web browser, their website would appear. It seems like they are targting russian market since all featured articled on their homepage are in Russian. That doesn’t mean that users from other countries can not be infected – vice versa, it would be even more frustrating to see something you can not understand.
On the homepage you will be greeted with a several ‘news’ articles and a search box. Good thing is that mentioned search box is completely legitimate – you can use it because all searches submited to it are executed via Google search, thus results are legitimate.
So what is the point of this browser hijacker? If you click on one of articles, you will notice that there are tons of advertisements everywhere. Croocks behind Onepagesnews.net hijacker build a web traffic, display advertisements and get paid every time somoene clicks on one of those advertisements. If your computer is infected with this virus, you can also experience random redirects and new tab advertisements at any time, as well as slower work of your web browsers and whole system.
What’s even more concerning about this infection – collected data. Browser hijackers tend to collect private and sensitive information about users. Information about your IP and physical address, your web browsing habits and specs of your software and hardware will be collected. This information can be used to adjust advertisements and make them more attractive to you or simply sold to various third parties. That is very dangerous because you do not know where this sensitive data is going to end up. With this kind of information, cyber criminals can target various malware attacks against you more efriciently.
If you are wondering how malware liek this managed to sneak into your system, the answer is straight forward – you have installed it yourself. That’s because Onepagesnews.net hijacker is travelling bundled with various freeware that can be downloaded from the Internet, so when you are installing some free PDF generator or media player, be very attentive – always pay close attention to all the steps, and make sure to read information provided to you.
Finally, if your computer is suffering of this infection, you should act now and get rid of it. Onepagesnews.net hijacker will place some unwanted files both on your computer and web browsers, so it needs to be removed from both places. It can be difficult to do that manually, therefore we suggest to get yourself a reliable anti-malware application, such as SpyHunter San your computer with one of those tools and the infection should be gone immediately. However, if for some reasons you do not want to download any additional anti-malware software, scroll down below this article and take a look at our step-by-step Onepagesnews.net manual removal guide.
(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings If you are still experiencing any issues related to Onepagesnews.net hijacker, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings. If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.
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How to remove Onepagesnews.net hijacker using Windows Control Panel
Many hijackers and adware like Onepagesnews.net hijacker install some of their components as regular Windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from the Control Panel. To access it, do the following.
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(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings
If you are still experiencing any issues related to Onepagesnews.net hijacker, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.
If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.