Secury Search

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 14,581
Threat Level: 50 % (Medium)
Infected Computers: 641
First Seen: October 19, 2015
Last Seen: August 22, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The Secury Search browser extension for Google Chrome is deemed as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that you may be lead to believe aims to secure your searches online. The Secury Search service from is advertised to hide your identity while you are doing searches on Google. The Secury Search browser extension can be found at and you can click the 'Add to Chrome' button, which triggers the display of a notification window that says:

'Add "SecurySearch"?
It can:
• Read and change all your data on the websites you visit.
• Change your search settings to:'

The Secury Search extension appears to perform functions similar to the Ixquick engine at Both engines are designed to load results from Google. However, Ixquick works as an online VPN tool that loads results from Google without providing information on your machine. In contrast, the Secury Search browser extension is using the redirect portal to lead users to directly. You should know better and notice that Secury Search does not protect your privacy or offer security as you may have been promised. The search operations made through may be recorded by the developers of the Secury Search app and sold to third-parties as raw statistics. It will not be surprising if the redirect-gateway is used to collect search keywords and help advertisers show relevant marketing materials on your screen. Web users who are interested in protecting their privacy may not be satisfied with the Secury Search's performance and way of work. You may want to remove the Secury Search extension and delete the cookies downloaded via using a credible anti-spyware scanner.

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Registry Details

Secury Search may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DOMStorage\
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DOMStorage\
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{C865866B-6FAD-4826-872E-26B92D0B3239}


Secury Search may call the following URLs:


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