- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
Our security experts say that Search.top-arama.com is a browser hijacker. This means that this domain enters your system with the intention to modify your browser settings without your permission. The browser hijacker needs to generate traffic to particular websites to earn money. This computer infection is very annoying and intrusive, and it should not be tolerated as you will be forced to go through a ton of unfamiliar (and potentially harmful!) websites. The point is that the sooner you remove Search.top-arama.com, the better. If you encounter any problems while trying to get rid of this browser hijacker, do let us know by leaving a comment below this description.
So far, we have seen that only the users of Google Chrome have been complaining about getting infected with Search.top-arama.com. Nevertheless, it does not mean the other browsers are immune to this infection. It would be a good idea to reset your browser settings to default if you think that some unfamiliar extensions or add-ons have been added to it over time. It is always a good idea to run a full system scan with the SpyHunter free scanner from time to time, to see if you have not caught any unfamiliar and potentially harmful applications.
It is obvious that no user would want to have Search.top-arama.com on her computer, but still the hijacker manages to slither into your system. You might ask, how does that happen? According to our research, the browser hijacker installer may come bundled with other freeware applications that users often download from file sharing websites. This means that you have installed this program yourself even if you were not aware of that. It is also possible that Search.top-arama.com is associated with the TopArama browser. When this program was installed on your PC, the hijacker modified your default browser settings by changing your homepage and default search engine to Search.top-arama.com. It does not take long to notice that this browser hijacker has entered your PC because the next time you open your browser, the changes will be evident.
You should not let your guard down because when you need to deal with a browser hijacker, you have to understand this program will track your online activity. It is of no surprise because Search.top-arama.com needs to find out what kind of things you like so it would know the type of ads it needs to show you. After all, the browser hijacker is part of a far-reaching online marketing network that distributes third-party commercial advertisements.
Clicking on anything that is delivered via Search.top-arama.com would be a bad idea. You can never know where the outgoing link might lead you. You may experience problems with your Internet connection, and you may encounter malicious programs along the way. The point is that you need to remove Search.top-arama.com and anything related to it immediately.
Please scan your PC with a computer security tool of your choice to locate all the potential threats, and then delete them either via Control Panel or automatically. Then, restore your browser settings to default and make sure you stay away from unfamiliar websites that might be part of freeware and adware distribution networks. Finally, perform regular system scans with a computer security application to be absolutely sure that your PC is protected against similar intruders.
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