What is

Experts working in the field of cyber security have recently detected a new browser hijacker Judging from the language used, it is a French browser hijacker targeting people who have a command of French. Even though it targets a specific group of people, it does not mean that other users are safe. Malicious software is spread using unfair methods of distribution, so anyone who has their computers connected to the Internet might encounter it. It is very likely that this has already happened if a new website has replaced the default search engine and homepage. It is not advisable to keep set on browsers and use it as a default search engine. Even though it does not seem to be a bad website, it has been found that it might still contribute to the entrance of undesirable software indirectly. Never trust search tools that change your browsers’ settings without permission because, in most cases, such websites are untrustworthy even though they have decent-looking interfaces. Generally speaking, users should never judge the trustworthiness of a search tool from its appearance.test

What does do?

Even though does not look like a bad website, specialists at say that they cannot call it trustworthy either. They especially do not recommend using it as a default search tool because it has been found that it might provide users with the so-called modified search results. These are search results that do not differ much from those ordinary ones the way they look but their only purpose is to promote third-party websites. To be more specific, these sponsored search results drive traffic to other websites, and the developer of receives money. The more users click on these search results, the more money is transferred to the owner of this search tool. It does not sound very dangerous at first; however, specialists have recently revealed that users might be taken to bad websites promoting malware too because these websites are not checked before showing their links to users. Unreliable third-party websites might not only contain malware and untrustworthy links, but might also collect personal data and then sell it to other companies or bad people. As can be seen, it might be really risky to keep an untrustworthy search tool. should gather information about users too. In most cases, search engines promoted by browser hijackers focuses on the information about users’ activities on the web and their interests, but there are, of course, no guarantees that your privacy will be safe and sound. Therefore, according to our researchers, the deletion of this questionable search tool would be the best decision. Unfortunately, it might be very true that search tools similar to exist too and might change your browsers’ settings again. Specialists say so because they have found that,,, and are all based on the same server as

Where does come from?

We would not believe if you said that had been willingly set on browsers because it is evident that this browser hijacker enters computers quite illegally in most cases. Research has shown that browser hijackers travel in software bundles with other applications frequently and thus can enter computers unnoticed. It is not a new distribution method. Hundreds of different untrustworthy applications are spread in software bundles too, which means that you can encounter another untrustworthy program again after removing To prevent this from happening, install a reputable security application. The key to the clean computer is keeping the security tool enabled 24/7.

How to delete

The quickest and easiest way to delete from browsers is to reset all of them to their default settings. Let our manual removal guide help you if you have never done that before. What else you can do to get rid of it is to scan the system with an automatic malware remover SpyHunter. This tool will not only delete, but will also eliminate other infections from your system. It does not mean that they are not inside your system if you do not know about their presence.


Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. Open the Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset.
  6. Click Reset again in the confirmation window.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and press Alt+H.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Locate the Refresh Firefox button and click on it.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox again.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+F and select Settings from the drop-down menu.
  3. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings.
  4. Click Reset settings.
  5. Click Reset.
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