Threat Database Browser Hijackers

By GoldSparrow in Browser Hijackers is an adware and browser hijacker related online search engine that may imitate a genuine and safe search service. Browser hijackers and adware linked to may embed an unwanted browser add-on, plug-in or browser extension on the Web browser and lead to annoying redirects to suspicious websites. Websites such as, through the help of related adware, may generate show random pop-up advertisements or advertisements pertaining to the PC user's surfing habits to possibly boost Internet traffic and generate advertising income from clicks on ads. Browser hijackers and adware associated with may also change search results in any legitimate search provider and continuously divert PC users to and other questionable websites. Security threats connected with may also gather the computer user's browsing information in an attempt to transfer and use it in targeted advertising campaigns. After taking over the Web browser, browser hijackers and adware may substitute the default start page and search engine with, or open it as a new tab page.


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