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

According to our researchers, is a browser hijacker that is spread through the FVD Suite program that is available on Currently, the application changes your preferences without permission only on Mozilla Firefox, but its developers could update it, so it might be able to affect other browsers in the future too. Unlike the other browser hijackers that use, or other sites for the results, this one has created its own search engine. Most likely, it could modify search results and display sponsored links, ads, and other suspicious content. If you continue reading, we will tell you more about this browser hijacker, and we will display removal instructions below the article.

As we mentioned before, this browser hijacker is spread with the FVD Suite program that is supposed to allow you to download video clips from various web pages. The application could be found on Apparently, could enter your system without any permission if you decide to install FVD Suite. The application should affect Mozilla Firefox only, and if you have other browsers installed, they will not be modified. As for Mozilla Firefox, the browser hijacker should change the search engine that you were using before. It means that every time you look for something on the Internet, all of the results will come from

Since it has its own search engine, this browser hijacker could modify the results and place various links or ads that might belong to third-party partners. In this case, you could be redirected to suspicious websites that might promote potentially harmful software or invade your privacy. That is why we advise you not to click any suspicious ads or links, especially if they come from sources that you are not familiar with. However, we cannot be sure of the ads origin. The website’s creators should display such information in their main statements, but it is impossible to load the browser hijacker’s End User License Agreement (EULA) or Privacy Policy documents. These statements are very important as they help users learn more about the program and the manner it works. It is crucial to know the program’s policy on privacy matters, as it might stop you from installing applications that could collect your private information.

Based on the number of the website’s visitors, it is the most popular in the United States and United Kingdom, but it is also available in other countries such as Turkey, etc. is hosted on the IP address that is located in California. Our researchers found out that other browser hijackers like or potentially unwanted programs such as are also hosted on the same IP address. This fact does not make the application look very reliable. Its appearance is very similar to popular search engines as it has all the basic features and information displayed. As we said earlier, you cannot open the Privacy Policy or EULA documents, but other links such as “Home,” “About Us,” etc. seem to be working. Even though it looks like a harmless site, you should think about the possible risks carefully and decide if the application is good enough for you.

All things considered, the application does not seem to be worth your trust, but it is for you to decide if you want to continue using this search engine. Although if you do not want to take any chances or the application was installed without your permission, it would be better to change this search engine to your previous one or any other site that comes from trustworthy developers. You should be able to delete through the Mozilla Firefox extension’s settings. If you do not know how to navigate there, you could take a look at the instructions available below this article. For users who would like to erase it automatically, we would suggest installing a legitimate security tool that would locate the browser hijacker and delete it from your computer. Also, if you have more questions related to the browser hijacker, do not hesitate to contact us via social media or leave us a comment here.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press CTRL+SHIFT+A to access Add-ons Manager.
  2. Choose Extensions on the left side.
  3. Locate the unwanted extension.
  4. Click Remove option on the right side.
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