What is Ikasutmi?

Cyber security experts at Anti-spyware-101.com have tested Ikasutmi and come to the conclusion that it is a highly unreliable browser extension because it is forced upon you by a malicious website. This application in no longer available, however, but if you already have it on your browser, then you ought to remove it for your computer’s security’s sake. Nothing is known about this extension other than that it was disseminated employing dishonest tactics, but it may have been used for showing advertisements or changing your browser’s homepage or not tab page to a different search engine. The bottom line is that this application is next to useless now, and if you want to find out more about it, then please read this article.

What does Ikasutmi do?

Currently, Ikasutmi is an inactive browser extension for Google Chrome. It was taken down from the Chrome Web Store which was its only distribution channel. It must have been ousted from the store because of some shady features that, as far as we know, include showing commercial advertisements that come in the form of banners that are injected into random websites you visit. Also, it may have been able to turn random web text into hyper links that redirect to promoted websites, as well as load pop-up ads that hinder your browsing experience. Furthermore, researchers say that this extension may have been used to replace your browser’s default homepage and new tab page addresses to its features search engine that may have been unreliable and used for web monetization purposes. If that was the case, then that search engine could have featured modified search results with shady promotional links that generated ad revenue with each click.

Where does Ikasutmi come from?

Researchers have found that Ikasutmi used to be featured on the Chrome Web Store, but has been deleted and, thus, it is no longer available. They also found that it was promoted on a website called Climbingsu.com and more specifically Climbingsu.com/koj which contained malicious JavaScript that initiated the download of this extension. The script opened a dialog box offering you to install Ikasutmi. If you click Cancel it changed the dialog box to another dialog box that reads “Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs.” If you click OK, the window would go into full-screen mode and prompted to install Ikasutmi again. Hence, this website used to employ deceptive and confusing dialog windows to force you to install this extension.

Researchers have also found that people were redirected to Climbingsu.com/koj as a result of installing pirated software that ran a malicious script of their own to redirect you to this page. The malicious script is said to have been executed when using keygens. Also, websites that feature adult content were also used to redirect you to Climbingsu.com/koj as well. So, as you can see, Ikasutmi developers used to employ malicious tactics to get this extension onto your browser, and for this reason, we think that you ought to get rid of it.

How do I remove Ikasutmi?

Undoubtedly, Ikasutmi is one useless browser extension that could have got on your PC by stealth. It might have shown ads and/or replaced the homepage and new tab page of your browser. Therefore, it is an inherently unreliable program, and if you want to remove it, then please see the instructions below on how to get rid of it. We also suggest scanning your PC with an anti-malware program to ensure that your PC is running safely.

Removal Instructions

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Simultaneously press Alt+F.
  3. Select More tools and click Extensions.
  4. Find Ikasutmi and click Remove. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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