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

If your browser’s homepage was recently changed to, then rest assured that a browser hijacker has infected your computer. If you are looking for ways to remove this hijacker, then please refer to the removal instructions below. However, we invite you to read this short description to get a better understanding of how these kinds of infections work, what kind of threats they pose, and how you can prevent them from entering your computer again. In a nutshell,’s only objective is to redirect web traffic and generate advertising revenue, so it is not in the developer’s interest to ensure that all of the promoted content is safe. Please continue reading to learn more. is known to use malicious software installers that modify the browser settings and change the homepage address to Note that depending on the version of the browser hijacker and the installer it comes bundled with, it might come with a dedicated browser extension or without it. Whatever the case may be, it seems that this hijacker is not too malicious and can be easily disposed of. Now, you should delete because of several obvious reasons. First of all, is automatically set as your browser’s homepage without asking for your permission. And, second of all, it is bound to present unreliable search results that can jeopardize your computer’s security. Lastly, it can collect information about its users for marketing purposes. So all in all, is not that good of a search engine.

Another reason not to use this search engine is because it redirects all of its searches to, so it does not offer that cannot provide. Of course, can offer you advertisements that come from various third parties, but its developers take no responsibility if something bad were to happen to your system as a result of using as indicated in its terms and conditions section which states that "we do not warrant or guarantee, and you may not hold us, nor our subsidiaries, officers, affiliates and its licensors, responsible or liable for, any lack of, accuracy, correctness, completeness, continuity, reliability, timeliness, error-free, malware-free and security of Zebrouss, its content or any part thereof."

As far as data collection goes, this browser hijacker collects information that any typical browser hijacker or adware program can obtain. According to this hijacker’s privacy policy “We may collect none personal identifiable information on an aggregated basis, such as country/region, installed applications, etc. in order to improve Zebrouss operation and services and to present You with Offers which are better suited to You.” As you can see, this is not a legitimate search engine, because its developers put more effort into presenting commercial content then providing you with a powerful search engine.

So you should remove from your browser because it does not offer you a reliable service. If anything, this hijacker will only subject you to commercial ads of unknown origin, so it is recommended that you eradicate this hijacker as soon as possible. And, to prevent similar infections from compromising your computer’s security in the future, you should get an antimalware that offers real-time protection.

How to remove from your browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and press the Alt+T keys.
  2. Select Internet Options, and then click the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Reset and check the checkbox.
  4. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and press the Alt+H keys.
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the dialog box, click Refresh Firefox once again.
  5. Click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and press the Alt+F keys.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Select Show advanced settings.
  4. Click Reset settings.
  5. Click Reset again in the dialog box.
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