WeatherTab by ClientConnect

What is WeatherTab by ClientConnect?

Did you expect to have access to an accurate weather forecast by downloading WeatherTab by ClientConnect? This Google Chrome extension, currently, does not have an official website – because is down – but it can be downloaded from the Chrome web store. This download source informs that the extension can provide you with access to your favorite sites. As you can see, the name of the add-on is misleading because it does not produce information about weather. On top of that, it does not actually offer beneficial services. Its only feature is the search tool that you can use to find the sites you are interested in. Needless to say, this extension does not offer exclusive services, and, in reality, there is no point in installing it. After all, it works just like a regular search engine; except for the part that it is also unpredictable and unreliable. researchers strongly advise deleting WeatherTab by ClientConnect, but you can make your own decision after reading this report.testtest

How does WeatherTab by ClientConnect work?

According to our research, WeatherTab by ClientConnect belongs to the infamous Conduit family, along with IWinstore Toolbar and a ton of other suspicious programs. In many cases, these programs are distributed by third-party downloaders that might contain unpredictable and malicious software. Note that malware could be introduced to you in a misleading manner, or it could be infiltrated without your authorization at all. What this means is that malware could run without your notice, which is why we strongly suggest installing a legit malware scanner to examine your entire operating system. If you are lucky, the scanner will only detect WeatherTab. Although this extension is classified as a browser hijacker, all security risks can be avoided if you act cautiously and remove this threat in time. It should become clear for you that this add-on is not reliable as soon as you discover being forced into changing homepage, new tab, and default search provider settings. In fact, we believe that the only purpose of this hijacker is to modify your search tools. If you use the search tool that is introduced to you by the hijacker, a profit could be generated for the promotional services.

Did you expect WeatherTab by ClientConnect to change your search settings and introduce you to ads? If you did not expect this, you must have not reviewed the Privacy Policy prior to the installation. This document reveals that the hijacker can showcase “interest-based” advertisements, and it is most likely that you will see these ads when you use the search tool. Although all search queries are redirected to – which is a bad sign because illegal redirecting is considered malicious – the results can be adjusted to include advertisements. Do not blame Bing creators. It is the creators of the hijacker who are exploiting this well-known search engine for their own gain. Obviously, if you are not happy with that – and you should not be – you must remove WeatherTab by ClientConnect ASAP.

How to delete WeatherTab by ClientConnect

What are you going to do with WeatherTab by ClientConnect? If you have come to a conclusion that this hijacker deserves removal, you should waste no time to get rid of this hijacker. First, scan your PC to make sure that it is the only threat that deserves your attention. If you discover a bunch of threats, or threats that you cannot erase yourself, install an automated malware detection and removal tool without any hesitation. After all, only this software can reliably protect your operating system from malicious infections that could attack in the future. Another option you have is deleting all threats from the PC manually, and you can start with the instructions below. They show how to remove WeatherTab by ClientConnect from Google Chrome, which is the easiest way to get rid of the hijacker as well.

Removal Instructions

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Simultaneously tap Alt+F keys on the keyboard to launch the Chrome menu.
  3. Click More tools and then Extensions.
  4. Identify the unwanted extension called WeatherTab and click the trash bin icon next to it.
  5. Select Remove and then restart the browser.
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