Threat Database Adware Search Enhance

Search Enhance

By Domesticus in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 9,447
Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 25
First Seen: January 25, 2013
Last Seen: September 14, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Search Enhance is a potentially unwanted program/adware program that will compromise online searches for finding search results on various websites, and change search results pertaining to queries with web-links to dubious advertisement websites. Search Enhance is an add-on for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer that is usually added when computer users install other free software products. When Internet users install these free software products, they will also install Search Enhance on their PCs. Some of the software products that are known to come packaged with Search Enhance incorporate Yontoo, FBPhotoZoom, and 1ClickDownload. When installed, Search Enhance takes over an online search form on Facebook, Amazon, Ebay, or any other website and changes it with its own. PC users will have the possibility to accomplish a 'Site Search' or 'Web Search' via, giving them affiliate web-links from which the authors of this extension will make money. Computer users should always pay attention when installing software products because often, an application installer includes optional installs, such as Search Enhance. Internet users should be careful what they agree to install. They should always select for the custom install on their computer systems.


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