- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
Asiasearch.co is often considered a browser hijacker by many specialists because it tends to enter systems unnoticed ant it immediately changes the settings of users’ browsers. According to our researchers, it is very likely that this hijacker will touch Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. If you are using EDGE to surf the web, you are safe because this browser hijacker is not compatible with it at the time of writing. Asiasearch.co itself is developed by Oxygen Media Group (you can find more information about this company on oxygenmediagroup.com) and it seems that it is mainly used to drive traffic to different websites. If you wonder why we think so, you should know that Asiasearch.co is going to provide you with sponsored search results. They might cause harm to your system, so we believe that you have to get rid of Asiasearch.co browser hijacker as soon as possible.
Even though Asiasearch.co looks like a normal search provider, it cannot be trusted fully like Google and other well-known search engines. The main reason we do not trust it is the fact that it might provide you with modified search results. In addition, it might even show adverts. It means that you might be taken to other websites very quickly. You might find malicious software on those websites and experience security-related problems. It is likely that the publisher of Asiasearch.co receives money for driving traffic to particular websites, so it adds links of those websites among legitimate search results. What is more, this browser hijacker is capable of collecting information about users. This information is non-personally identifiable, but some researchers classify an IP address, which Asiasearch.co keeps a record of, as confidential information. If you do not like any activity of Asiasearch.co browser hijacker, you can remove it from your system. Continue reading to find out how to do that.
It is impossible to download Asiasearch.co browser hijacker because it does not have an official website. As it is still very prevalent, we have checked how it usually enters systems. According to our researchers, this browser hijacker often travels bundled with other programs, so if you have recently installed a free program that claimed to be very beneficial, it is not surprising that Asiasearch.co has appeared on your system. Unwanted programs find different ways to enter systems, so we suggest being attentive. It would be best if you install a security tool on your computer.
If you want to delete Asiasearch.co easily and quickly, you should follow our manual removal instructions step by step. You will find those instructions below this article. Another way to eliminate this browser hijacker is to scan the system with an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter. We do not say that it is forbidden to use another tool; however, we just suggest being very cautious. You should never download security tools from torrent or file-sharing websites because you will not know what you will get. In other words, there is a slight possibility that you will download an ineffective program with a bunch of malicious programs attached to it.
How to get rid of Asiasearch.co