- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
MyBeeSearch.com is a search engine that you might encounter one day if you do not have a security tool installed on your PC, but surf the web on a daily basis. This search engine might be distributed by different threats, for example, it might be a part of a browser hijacker infection, it might replace your homepage if you install a suspicious toolbar, or you might simply experience constant redirections to MyBeeSearch.com after installing some kind of undesirable software. Unfortunately, MyBeeSearch.com is not a very trustworthy search engine, so users should do everything that is necessary in order to eliminate it. Unfortunately, MyBeeSearch.com not always disappears after the removal via Control Panel, which means that users have to perform other more complicated activities in order to delete it. If you are one of those users who have some problems with the MyBeeSearch.com removal, read this article from beginning to end.
Even though MyBeeSearch.com looks like an ordinary search engine which allows users to find the necessary information on the web, it has been observed that it is going to present users with untrustworthy search results. These search results will be provided for you by such search engines as Yahoo! and Yandex because MyBeeSearch.com does not have its own search provider. You will really see search results based on your interests; however, untrustworthy links and ads might be incorporated among those search results despite the fact that, for example, Yahoo! is trustworthy. What is more, research has shown that search engines MyBeeSearch.com uses might also track people in order to find information about their activities on the web. They seek to get such details as:
Of course, these are not all the details MyBeeSearch.com this search engine tends to gather. Besides, there is a slight possibility that the collected information will be shared with third-parties. You can protect your privacy and your computer by erasing MyBeeSearch.com completely, so make sure you do that as soon as possible.
Research has revealed that MyBeeSearch.com is usually distributed in software bundles. Careless users download these bundles after they click on some kind of bad link placed on an untrustworthy website. They might get it after they click on the Download button on some kind of torrent and file-sharing website too. Moreover, researchers working at pcthreat.com have observed that the installer of this ad-supported program connects to the following IP addresses: 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124. This suggests that MyBeeSearch.com might come bundled together with Mybrowserbar.com and UltimatumZ. If you see these programs installed on your computer, it is advisable to get rid of them too. In order not to notice the presence of a suspicious search engine ever again, install a security tool on your system and keep it enabled.
It seems that it is rather easy to eliminate MyBeeSearch.com because it is possible to delete it via Control Panel. If you have opened this system utility and cannot find the entry of MyBeeSearch.com, you should reset your browsers one by one. If this is too difficult for you or does not help you at all, you should use an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter, for this matter. In other words, you just need to scan the system with an antimalware scanner. We suggest that you keep the tool enabled after you delete MyBeeSearch.com. It will prevent other undesirable programs from entering the system.
You might also need to reset your browsers: