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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine

It may come as a surprise, but is more than a search engine. It is considered as a browser hijacker that you must remove, because it is disseminated using deceptive means and is installed on your browser without your knowledge or consent. Furthermore, its search results are unreliable as its main purpose is to generate advertising revenue by including promotional links in its search results. Moreover, sometimes this hijacker’s search engine does not work at all. Therefore, the only solution is to get rid of it as soon as possible. This article contains essential information that will give you an understanding of how works. So without further ado, let us get started.

It is always better to start off with the origins of a given infection. And in the case of there is plenty to discuss. Our research has revealed that this hijacker is a product of Mobile Moneteizer. This company is in the business of mobile web monetization. However, is a hijacker developed for PC-based browsers. This developer has made arrangements for this hijacker to be bundled with various shady programs that are featured on numerous free software distributing websites. We want to warn you that this hijacker may be bundled with malicious software such as adware, as well as potentially unaware programs that are not considered malicious, but are undesirable nonetheless. is used to deliver targeted advertising in its search results, by doing so its developers generate a substantial amount of money. However, this malicious search engine cannot generate a constant user base. Therefore, its developers employ malicious installers that modify the browser settings and inject This means that is set as the default homepage. novice users might not have the knowledge necessary to rollback the changes that this hijacker makes. That is exactly what this infection's developers are hoping for. If you use it as your search engine you will be subjected to a lot of commercial content from unknown advertisers. Furthermore, those promoted links blend in among the requested search results. Note, that will gather information about you in order to employ targeted advertising.

Typically, should collect information, such as your approximate geographical location, IP address, browser information, and so on. Needless to say that it will also obtain your search results as well. All of this information is processed in order to generate targeted advertising. While testing this hijacker we also found that it often does not even work. So after clicking the blue search button you may be presented with a message that states: “Your search did not match any documents, or server error has occured.” Obviously, there is nothing about this search engine that can be regarded as good.

For this reason, we suggest that you remove it as soon as possible. First of all, this is distributed using deceptive tactics and is set as the default homepage without your consent; second, its search results contain promotional links and advertisements that come from unreliable sources; third, oftentimes its search function does not even work. So please use our removal guide located below.

How to get rid of

Google Chrome

  1. Tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Select Show advanced settings.
  3. Click Reset settings and click Reset again.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Tap Alt+H and click Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click Refresh Firefox.
  3. In the dialog box, click Refresh Firefox again.
  4. Click Finish.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Alt+T and go to Internet Options.
  2. Select the Advanced tab and click the Reset button.
  3. Tick the checkbox.
  4. Click Reset and click Close.
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