- Changes default search engine
- Hijacks homepage
A new browser hijacker known as Mysites123.com has been noticed to be very active recently. According to our reports there are a vast number of Internet users who, unfortunately, already have this intrusive and suspicious program active on their operating system. This is mostly due, as we have discovered, to the fact that developers of this malicious program use invasive strategies to spread this application. In order to help you protect your operating system in this article we provide a list of tips that should help you safeguard your computer form any dubious application that might be roaming the web. The hijacker in question will only ruin your online experience as you will not be able to surf the web the way you are used to as long as it is active on your operating system. Thus, we also provide a comprehensive removal guide that you should use to delete Mysites123.com in its entirety.
Mysites123.com will alter your default web browser’s setting as soon as it enters your operating system. It will alter your homepage and search engine without warning you about such activity, which is annoying and frustrating to put it mildly. It is important to note that these seemingly irrelevant changes will alter your overall online experience for the worse. This is so because you will be forced to use the newly appointed search engines instead of the one that you would normally prefer as well as you will have no choice but to use some questionable third-party website as your default homepage whether you like it or not. We highly advise you not to use anything that this hijacker provides you with as it could have devastating consequences since you might be presented with modified search results. For instance, you could happen to stumble upon a search result implemented with a redirect link. Just by clicking on such an ad you could end up on a website that might be running the arbitrary code execution exploit meaning that just entering such a website is more than enough to infect your PC with some malware. Make sure to delete Mysites123.com as it is a major virtual threat that should never be active on any user’s computer.
The first thing that you should do to improve your virtual security is to avoid various third-party download websites. Such sites are notorious for being the primary source of bundled installers. Such installers are the main way that questionable software is distributed. Make sure to download your programs only form official vendors’ websites since they do not tend to provide setup files filled with questionable applications. In addition to that make sure to never skip an installation step as you could miss an opportunity to cancel the installation of some unwanted third-party program. Lastly, but most importantly, make sure to have a professional antimalware tool active on your operating system at all times. Such a tool is an essential part of your virtual security as it can want you about any questionable files or website in advance while providing overall system security at all times.
Mysites123.com must be removed without any question as it is a dangerous program to have on your PC. Follow the removal guide carefully in order to delete the hijacker in question entirely. This is crucial since just a few leftover files or registry entries could be used to silently restore this hijacker. To avoid such instance you must check your operating system for traces linked to Mysites123.com right after you are done with the manual removal.
How to remove Mysites123.com from your web browser
How to remove Mysites123.com from your operating system
Windows Vista and Windows 7