By GoldSparrow in Browser Hijackers

The domain hosts a search engine affiliated with a browser hijacker that displays advertisements and makes several changes to the user's browser settings. The hijacker may change your home page, the new tab, and default search provider to as well as display ads, banners, and pop-ups. The domain is registered with an IP address that can be linked to adware and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) such as SaverOn. The hijacker uses a data URI scheme to track the search queries performed on the infected system and uses the collected data to display related promotional materials. The browser hijacker can be found offered in freeware bundles as a search enhancer in the form of a browser extension, an add-on, and a Browser Helper Object. If you suspect an infection with the browser hijacker, you might want to consider using a renowned anti-spyware utility to scan your PC and resolve your security issues.


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