What is

If your browser’s homepage has suddenly been changed to, then we want you to know that your browser has been infected with a browser hijacker. Indeed, is not a legitimate search engine, but a hijacker whose objective is to replace your browser’s homepage address. We recommend that you remove it because of the fact that it does that. However, we also want to point out that this hijacker was configured to collect information about you and also show promotional links and ads in its search results. Ads are a big part of this hijacker as they generate ad revenue that pays for maintaining the servers and also fund the creation of new hijackers.test

Where does come from?

Our cyber security experts at have concluded that this browser hijacker was created by none other than Polarity Technologies Ltd. This company is widely known as the most prominent browser hijacker developer as it releases many hijackers on a regular basis.,, and are some of the more recently released hijackers. They are very similar to as they are all clones of each other with only minute differences in appearance.

Researchers say that this new browser hijacker is currently being distributed through malicious software bundles. These bundles can be featured on free software distributing websites that bundle freeware with third-party applications and other content such as The bundled installers are malicious in that they do not allow you to deselect the installation of this hijacker. Hence, it will be installed on your computer without your knowledge or consent. Therefore, you ought to avoid shady freeware websites as they can get your PC infected with malware.

What does do? is not your typical search engine as it is dedicated to replacing your browser’s homepage while the software bundle is installed. The installer is set to interact with browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer and inject this hijacker. Once has replaced your browser’s homepage, you can use it as a search engine since it has a search box. It tries to imitate probably because most users have set as their default homepage.

If you use as a regular search engine, then we want you to know that it was configured to redirect all entered search queries to a modified Yahoo search engine. This search engine has been configured to show promotional links in its search results. These links generate ad revenue and, to our knowledge, they come from unknown sources and are, thus, unreliable. Indeed, this hijacker can subject you to malicious promotional links that can jeopardize your PC with malware to spy on you or infect your PC with ransomware and demand money to unlock your PC or decrypt your personal files. Therefore, you should not trust this hijacker no matter what.

Another important aspect we want to talk about is the fact that this new browser hijacker was configured to collect information about you. Polarity technologies can obtain your personal information if you provide it as a result of contacting this company. They are interested in knowing your name, email address, and so on. As far as the information collected by is concerned, researchers say that this hijacker was configured to collect certain information about you automatically. Researchers say that its privacy policy indicates that this hijacker was set to collect information such as your IP address, approximate geographical location, Internet Service Provider, browsing history, search queries entered, and so on. The creators use this information to personalize the ads according to your browsing habits to generate more ad revenue.

How do I remove

It is important to understand that is not just a search engine. It is a browser hijacker that can replace your browser’s homepage by stealth in an effort to generate ad revenue. However, the ads you see can be deceptive as they can redirect you to websites that feature malware and so on. Therefore, we recommend that you remove this hijacker from your PC using the guide featured above.

How to change the homepage address manually

Google Chrome

  1. Lunch the browser.
  2. Hold down Alt+F.
  3. Find the On Startup list and select Set pages.
  4. Change the homepage address and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Lunch the browser.
  2. Hold down Alt+T and click Options.
  3. Change the homepage address.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Lunch the browser.
  2. Hold down Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  3. Change the homepage address.
  4. Click OK. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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