- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
Goojile.info is a website that is set on Internet Explorer and Google Chrome browsers without a user’s consent. Once it makes the necessary changes, it causes redirections to a suspicious page looking like a search tool: http://nova.rambler.ru/search?query=&_openstat=bWFya2V0YXRvcjA2Ozs7&lang=en. Since Russian search results and ads are provided for users, specialists believe that Goojile.info should be called a Russian browser hijacker. Even though it targets Russian-speaking users primarily, it does not mean that you are safe – this infection might enter any computer because it is spread using illegal methods of distribution and can sneak onto computers unnoticed. Have you already become a victim of Goojile.info? If the answer is yes, what you need to do today is to go to remove this browser hijacker from your computer so that you could set the preferred website as a homepage. The removal of this threat will not be an easy process because it makes quite many modifications on the infected computer, e.g. it changes the Value data of several different Values, it creates files in certain directories, and, finally, it modifies three files of Google Chrome so that it could set itself on this browser.
According to researchers, users who see Goojile.info set on their browsers, most probably, intended to download a free crack from the web. In most cases, such malicious cracks are located on file-sharing and similar third-party websites. Actually, browser hijackers are not the only threats that might sneak onto your PC together with free applications. Therefore, the installation of a reputable security application should be your top priority now. Keep in mind that you still cannot act carelessly on the web even though a security tool is installed and activated on your PC.
Because of all the modifications the Goojile.info browser hijacker makes on the infected computer, we cannot promise that it will be easy to make it gone from browsers. Of course, we really want to make it easier for you to get rid of this computer infection. Therefore, we asked our researchers to prepare the step-by-step removal guide for you. You are welcome to use it, but if it happens that you do not have enough experience in malware removal to perform the manual deletion of this browser hijacker, you should let SpyHunter do this job for you. It is a quicker and easier process – a user’s only job is to install a scanner and then launch it.
Delete Goojile.info manually