The Web portal was reported in browser hijacking cases for the first time on September 11th, 2017. A closer inspection of revealed that the site mimics the default new tab on Google Chrome and redirects users to[KEYWORD] which resembles closely. says a customized Google engine powers it but we found that the search results at are generated via, which serves as an ad platform. The embedded search results produced by allow the operators of to increase their profit from targeted advertisements and sponsored search results. The market for Internet search services is dominated by Google, Bing, and Yahoo, and it is tough for new players to assert their position and expand. That may have been a reason for the creators to reach out to freeware developers.

Free software creators work with advertisers and new Web services developers to monetize their software through partnerships and customized Web search services. Consequently, you might find that has become your default search provider, new tab, and homepage after installing a new media player, Internet client, podcast player, etc. We did not notice network issues with and it appears that the service performs as described on and you might want to read the Privacy Policy at We should note that the 'Images,' 'Videos,' and 'Maps' search lenses at reroute users to the legitimate Google engine. Additionally, the overall visual appearance of mimics too closely and may allow Alphabet Inc. (the owner of Google Inc.) to issue claims in court regarding plagiarism and violation of copyright legislation. The portal does not compare to alternatives of the Big Three like DuckDuckGo, and Ixquick favorably, and its questionable marketing practices are detrimental to its development. You may want to avoid using for your daily Internet activities. If you have trouble resetting your browser and stopping the browser redirects —use a trustworthy anti-spyware instrument to clean unwanted software related to