What is is a search engine that will replace your default search engine and you will also see it if you open a New Tab page. It has been observed that users encounter only if they use Mozilla Firefox browsers. The name of the search engine targeted at Google Chrome users is slightly different -; however, there is no doubt that both search engines are identical. Specialists say that is not a very popular search provider; however, it is still active since the 15th of November, 2015. Therefore, users have to be really cautious. Recent research has shown that is mainly targeted at users who live in Turkey, France, and the United States. If your place of residence is one of the aforementioned countries, take care of your system’s safety in advance. Have you already encountered If so, it means that your system is not protected enough and now you will have to delete

How does work?

In most cases, users notice that has replaced their homepages and New Tab pages after they click on the Install Extension button placed on It has been observed that it is possible to download the SafeSideSearch extension, which sets, from the Chrome Web Store as well ( At the time of writing, there are 83 402 Google Chrome users who have this extension installed. We are sure that there are thousands of Mozilla Firefox users as well. The main thing why so many users download and install this extension is the fact that it promises to help them access security tools. In other words, it says that it can “provide the additional security tools needed.”

At first glance,, which is a product of IMALI – N.I. MEDIA LTD., looks like a useful search engine. It allows users to search for the information on the web, access Facebook, Gmail, Instagram, Amazon, and YouTube with the click of a button, and even enables them to download useful tools that should help to improve the system’s performance. Unfortunately, it has been observed that tools promoted by are unreliable and even categorized as malicious software. On top of that, it seems that will provide users with sponsored search results even though it is based on It means that there is a huge possibility to be taken to a corrupted web page full of malicious software. To protect your system from harm, delete without further consideration. You should get rid of this search engine also because it might record your search queries and other information about you to be able to provide you with these third-party advertisements. In this sense, is very similar to other suspicious search providers, e.g.,,, and

After you install the SafeSideSearch extension, you will not only see new extensions in the Add-on Managers of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, but might also notice a new file and a folder created, for example, you will see a folder whose name consists of random letters “geoadaomcmiihokllpjcakkiaghbfmbb” in %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions and the file in %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profilename}\extensions. They will disappear after you delete the SafeSideSearch extension together with from your browsers.

Where does come from?

As you already know, you will see the presence of only if you install the SafeSideSearch extension. Even though the extension is available on the Chrome Web Store and its official website, it has still been observed that users might see a pop-up with an offer to install it as well. Such pop-ups usually appear when users visit untrustworthy third-party web pages. If they click on such a pop-up ad or the Download button placed on it, they immediately install the extension and see Believe us, there are thousands of other untrustworthy programs that seek to slither onto computers by any means. If you do not want to allow an undesirable program to enter your system ever again, install a tool to protect your system from harm and always double-check whether the program which you are about to install is 100% reliable.

How to get rid of should be removed from the system because it is not a trustworthy search engine. Luckily, you will be able to do that rather easily – you just need to remove extensions from your Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. Of course, you might need to take care of other undesirable programs that have been installed on your system without your permission as well. If you do not think that you can detect and eliminate them yourself, scan your system with an automatic malware remover SpyHunter. You can also use it if you want to erase automatically from your browsers.


Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T.
  3. Select Manage Add-ons from the menu.
  4. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Select the unwanted extension and erase it.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  3. Click Extensions.
  4. Select the undesirable extension from the list.
  5. Click Remove/Disable.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+F and select More tools.
  3. Open Extensions.
  4. Find the extension you wish to remove.
  5. Click the recycle bin button placed next to it.
  6. Click the Remove button.
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