Kittens New Tab

The Kittens New Tab software is a browser extension that you can add to the Google Chrome browser from The Kittens New Tab extension is promoted to show high-definition pictures of kittens whenever you open a new tab in your Web browser. The Kittens New Tab application is a new tab replacement extension that also may change your default search provider to Installing the Kittens New Tab involves a notification box from the Chrome Web Store that reads:

Add "Kittens new tab"
It can:
• Read and change your data on,, and
• Replace the page you see when opening a new tab
• Change your search settings to:
• Read and change your bookmarks
• Manage your apps, extensions, and themes

The Kittens New Tab program is designed to load an offline page with a new background image from[random number].jpeg every time you open a new tab page. The Kittens New Tab includes drop-down menus with your bookmarks and installed Web applications. Typing in the Omnibox loads search result suggestions from, which triggers a redirection to a customized Yahoo search page. You may be shown an invitation to enable push notifications from and to your desktop.

PC users may have installed the Kittens New Tab extension through a software downloader platform. You may not have been informed of the Kittens New Tab being installed in the background. Hence, you might consider that may be related to a browser hijacker. The questionable distribution and potentially unwanted browser modifications enabled by the Kittens New Tab leads researchers to classify the application as riskware and a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). PC users may want to remove the Kittens New Tab application and related tracking cookies with the help of a credible anti-spyware tool.


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