Usbing.club Redirect (Mac)

Also Known As: usbing.com browser hijacker
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Medium

How to remove usbing.club browser hijacker from Mac?

What is usbing.club?

The internet is full of fake search engines, including usbing.club, which is just one of the many. This site is similar or identical to other search engines of this type, such as nvsearch.club, beonline.pw, and searchshp.com. Note that usbing.club may seem to be a legitimate search engine (similar to Google, Yahoo, etc.), however, it is promoted using browser-hijacking download/installation set-ups that adjust browser settings without users' knowledge or permission. Furthermore, usbing.club collects various data relating to browsing habits/activity.

usbing2-homepage

Most browser-hijacking set-ups target popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. In this case, they assign usbing.club as the homepage, search engine, and the URL settings of a new tab. Therefore, affected users are forced to visit usbing.club when they open a hijacked browser or new browser tab. Furthermore, rogue set-ups install "helper objects" that prevent users from undoing the changes. When attempts are made to undo the changes, helper objects reassign the settings again. Thus, a hijacked browser might cause a significantly diminished browsing experience. Furthermore, helper objects and usbing.club collect information relating to browsing activity. Typically, the collected data includes IP addresses, keystrokes, search queries, URLs of visited websites, and so on, however, it can also include personal details. The information is shared with third parties (potentially, cyber criminals) who misuse it to generate revenue. These actions can lead to privacy/browsing safety issues or even more serious problems such as identity theft. We strongly recommend that you avoid using usbing.club, and uninstall any unwanted applications installed on your browser (or operating system).

There are many fake search engines present online. Their developers promote them by claiming that they enhance the browsing experience, however, these search engines deliver no real value for regular users. Their only purpose is to generate revenue for the developers. Typically, they cause unwanted redirects and gather sensitive information, thereby diminishing the browsing experience. They can also lead to various system infections.

How did usbing.club install on my computer?

usbing.club developers promote the site using rogue downloaders/installers. This deceptive marketing method is called "bundling". Developers are aware of the tendency for users to rush download/installation processes and skip steps. Typically, all information regarding modification of browser options/settings is hidden within the "Custom/Advanced" settings of the aforementioned processes. Thus, users often give permissions to adjust browser settings unintentionally - this happens when they skip download/installation steps.

How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?

Be very cautious while browsing the internet and downloading/installing software, especially free software. Do not skip steps of the download/installation processes and deselect all additionally-included applications. Download software from official sources and using direct download links only. Bear in mind that third party downloaders and installers often include rogue software. Therefore, do not use these tools. Intrusive advertisements typically seem legitimate, but once clicked, some redirect to dubious websites (gambling, adult dating, pornography, and so on). Typically, these advertisements are delivered by adware-type apps. If you encounter suspicious redirects, check your browser and remove all dubious extensions. You are also advised to check the list of installed programs on your operating system. If your computer is already infected with browser hijackers, we recommend running a scan with Spyhunter for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Appearance of usbing.club fake search engine (GIF):

usbing-gif

Instant automatic removal of usbing.com browser hijacker: Manual threat removal might be a lengthy and complicated process that requires advanced computer skills. Spyhunter is a professional automatic malware removal tool that is recommended to get rid of usbing.com browser hijacker. Download it by clicking the button below:
▼ DOWNLOAD Spyhunter By downloading any software listed on this website you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Free scanner checks if your computer is infected. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Spyhunter.

Quick menu:

Video showing how to remove browser redirects to usbing.club using Combo Cleaner:

usbing.club redirect removal:

Remove usbing.club-related potentially unwanted applications from your "Applications" folder:

mac browser hijacker removal from applications folder

Click the Finder icon. In the Finder window, select "Applications". In the applications folder, look for "MPlayerX", "NicePlayer", or other suspicious applications and drag them to the Trash. After removing the potentially unwanted application(s) that cause online ads, scan your Mac for any remaining unwanted components.

Remove usbing.com browser hijacker related files and folders:

Finder go to folder command

Click the Finder icon, from the menu bar, choose Go, and click Go to Folder...

step1Check for adware-generated files in the /Library/LaunchAgents folder:

removing adware from launch agents folder step 1

In the Go to Folder... bar, type: /Library/LaunchAgents

removing adware from launch agents folder step 2
In the “LaunchAgents” folder, look for any recently-added suspicious files and move them to the Trash. Examples of files generated by adware - “installmac.AppRemoval.plist”, “myppes.download.plist”, “mykotlerino.ltvbit.plist”, “kuklorest.update.plist”, etc. Adware commonly installs several files with the same string.

step2Check for adware-generated files in the /Library/Application Support folder:

removing adware from application support folder step 1

In the Go to Folder... bar, type: /Library/Application Support

removing adware from application support folder step 2
In the “Application Support” folder, look for any recently-added suspicious folders. For example, “MplayerX” or “NicePlayer”, and move these folders to the Trash.

step3Check for adware-generated files in the ~/Library/LaunchAgents folder:

removing adware from ~launch agents folder step 1


In the Go to Folder bar, type: ~/Library/LaunchAgents

removing adware from ~launch agents folder step 2

In the “LaunchAgents” folder, look for any recently-added suspicious files and move them to the Trash. Examples of files generated by adware - “installmac.AppRemoval.plist”, “myppes.download.plist”, “mykotlerino.ltvbit.plist”, “kuklorest.update.plist”, etc. Adware commonly installs several files with the same string.

step4Check for adware-generated files in the /Library/LaunchDaemons folder:

removing adware from launch daemons folder step 1
In the Go to Folder... bar, type: /Library/LaunchDaemons

removing adware from launch daemons folder step 2
In the “LaunchDaemons” folder, look for recently-added suspicious files. For example, “com.aoudad.net-preferences.plist”, “com.myppes.net-preferences.plist”, "com.kuklorest.net-preferences.plist”, “com.avickUpd.plist”, etc., and move them to the Trash.

step 5 Scan your Mac with Combo Cleaner:

If you have followed all the steps in the correct order you Mac should be clean of infections. To be sure your system is not infected run a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus. Download it HERE. After downloading the file double click combocleaner.dmg installer, in the opened window drag and drop Combo Cleaner icon on top of the Applications icon. Now open your launchpad and click on the Combo Cleaner icon. Wait until Combo Cleaner updates it's virus definition database and click "Start Combo Scan" button.

scan-with-combo-cleaner-1

Combo Cleaner will scan your Mac for malware infections. If the antivirus scan displays "no threats found" - this means that you can continue with the removal guide, otherwise it's recommended to remove any found infections before continuing.

scan-with-combo-cleaner-2

After removing files and folders generated by the adware, continue to remove rogue extensions from your Internet browsers.

usbing.com browser hijacker homepage and default Internet search engine removal from Internet browsers:

safari browser iconRemove malicious extensions from Safari:

Remove usbing.com browser hijacker related Safari extensions:

safari browser preferences

Open Safari browser. From the menu bar, select "Safari" and click "Preferences...".

safari extensions window

In the preferences window, select "Extensions" and look for any recently-installed suspicious extensions. When located, click the "Uninstall" button next to it/them. Note that you can safely uninstall all extensions from your Safari browser - none are crucial for normal browser operation.

Change your homepage:

changing homepage in safari browser

In the "Preferences" window, select the "General" tab. To set your homepage, type the preferred website URL (for example: www.google.com) in the Homepage field. You can also click the “Set to Current Page” button if you wish to set your homepage to the website you are currently visiting.

Change your default search engine:

changing the default Internet search engine in Safari browser

In the "Preferences" window, select the "Search" tab. Here you will find a drop-down menu labelled "Search engine:" Simply select your preferred search engine from the drop-down list.

  • If you continue to have problems with browser redirects and unwanted advertisements - Reset Safari.

firefox browser iconRemove malicious plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:

Remove usbing.com browser hijacker related Mozilla Firefox add-ons:

accessing mozilla firefox add-ons

Open your Mozilla Firefox browser. At the top right corner of the screen, click the "Open Menu" (three horizontal lines) button. From the opened menu, choose "Add-ons".

removing malicious add-ons from mozilla firefox

Choose the "Extensions" tab and look for any recently-installed suspicious add-ons. When located, click the "Remove" button next to it/them. Note that you can safely uninstall all extensions from your Mozilla Firefox browser - none are crucial for normal browser operation.

Change your homepage:

changing mozilla firefox homepage

To change your homepage, click the "Open Menu" (three horizontal lines) button and choose "Preferences" from the drop-down menu. To set your homepage, type the preferred website URL (for example: www.google.com) in the Homepage Page.

Change default search engine:

mozilla firefox about config

In the URL address bar, type "about:config" and click the "I'll be careful, I promise!" button.

changing mozilla firefox default Internet search engine

In the "Search:" field, type the name of the browser hijacker. Right click on each of the found preferences and click "Reset" from the drop-down menu.

  • If you continue to have problems with browser redirects and unwanted advertisements - Reset Mozilla Firefox.

chrome-browser-iconRemove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

Remove usbing.com browser hijacker related Google Chrome add-ons:

removing malicious google chrome extensions step 1

Open Google Chrome and click the "Chrome menu" (three horizontal lines) button located in the top-right corner of the browser window. From the drop-down menu, choose "More Tools" and select "Extensions".

removing malicious Google Chrome extensions step 2

In the "Extensions" window, look for any recently-installed suspicious add-ons. When located, click the "Trash" button next to it/them. Note that you can safely uninstall all extensions from your Google Chrome browser - none are crucial for normal browser operation.

Change your homepage:

changing Google Chrome homepage

Click the "Chrome menu" (three horizontal lines) button and choose "Settings". In the "On Startup" section, click the "Set pages" link near to the "Open a specific page or set of pages" option. Remove the URL of the browser hijacker (for example trovi.com) and enter your preferred URL (for example, google.com).

Change default search engine:

changing the default Internet search engine in Google Chrome

Click the "Chrome menu" (three horizontal lines) button and choose "Settings". In the "Search" section, click the "Manage search engines..." button. In the opened window, remove the unwanted Internet search engine by clicking the "X" button next to it. Select your preferred Internet search engine from the list and click the "Make default" button next to it.

  • If you continue to have problems with browser redirects and unwanted advertisements - Reset Google Chrome.

How to remove usbing.club browser hijacker from Mac?

What is usbing.club?

The internet is full of fake search engines including usbing.club, which is one of the many. This site is similar or identical to other search engines of this type, such as nvsearch.clubbeonline.pw, and searchshp.com. Note that usbing.club may seem to be a legitimate search engine (such as Google, Yahoo, etc.), however, it is promoted using browser-hijacking download/installation set-ups that adjust browser settings without users' knowledge or permission. Furthermore, usbing.club collects various data relating to browsing habits/activity.


usbing2-homepage

Most browser-hijacking set-ups target popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. In this case, they assign usbing.club as the homepage, search engine, and the URL settings of a new tab. Therefore, affected users are forced to visit usbing.club when they open a hijacked browser or new browser tab. Furthermore, rogue set-ups install "helper objects" that prevent users from undoing the changes. When attempts are made to undo the changes, helper objects reassign the settings again. Thus, a hijacked browser might cause a significantly diminished browsing experience. Furthermore, helper objects and usbing.club collect information relating to browsing activity. Typically, the collected data includes IP addresses, keystrokes, search queries, URLs of visited websites, and so on, however, it can also include personal details. The information is shared with third parties (potentially, cyber criminals) who misuse it to generate revenue. These actions can lead to privacy/browsing safety issues or even more serious problems such as identity theft. We strongly recommend that you avoid using usbing.club, and uninstall any unwanted applications installed on your browser (or operating system).

There are many fake search engines present online. Their developers promote them by claiming that they enhance the browsing experience, however, these search engines deliver no real value for regular users. Their only purpose is to generate revenue for the developers. Typically, they cause unwanted redirects and gather sensitive information, thereby diminishing the browsing experience. They can also lead to various system infections.

How did usbing.club install on my computer?

usbing.club developers promote the site using rogue downloaders/installers. This deceptive marketing method is called "bundling". Developers are aware of the tendency for users to rush download/installation processes and skip steps. Typically, all information regarding modification of browser options/settings is hidden within the "Custom/Advanced" settings of the aforementioned processes. Thus, users often give permissions to adjust browser settings unintentionally - this happens when they skip download/installation steps.

How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?

Be very cautious while browsing the internet and downloading/installing software, especially free software. Do not skip steps of the download/installation processes and deselect all additionally-included applications. Download software from official sources and using direct download links only. Bear in mind that third party downloaders and installers often include rogue software. Therefore, do not use these tools. Intrusive advertisements typically seem legitimate, but once clicked, some redirect to dubious websites (gambling, adult dating, pornography, and so on). Typically, these advertisements are delivered by adware-type apps. If you encounter suspicious redirects, check your browser and remove all dubious extensions. You are also advised to check the list of installed programs on your operating system. If your computer is already infected with browser hijackers, we recommend running a scan with Spyhunter for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Appearance of usbing.club fake search engine (GIF):

usbing-gif

Instant automatic removal of usbing.com browser hijacker: Manual threat removal might be a lengthy and complicated process that requires advanced computer skills. Spyhunter is a professional automatic malware removal tool that is recommended to get rid of usbing.com browser hijacker. Download it by clicking the button below:
▼ DOWNLOAD Spyhunter By downloading any software listed on this website you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Free scanner checks if your computer is infected. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Spyhunter.

Quick menu:

Video showing how to remove browser redirects to usbing.club using Combo Cleaner:

usbing.club redirect removal:

Remove usbing.club-related potentially unwanted applications from your "Applications" folder:

mac browser hijacker removal from applications folder

Click the Finder icon. In the Finder window, select "Applications". In the applications folder, look for "MPlayerX", "NicePlayer", or other suspicious applications and drag them to the Trash. After removing the potentially unwanted application(s) that cause online ads, scan your Mac for any remaining unwanted components.

Remove usbing.com browser hijacker related files and folders:

Finder go to folder command

Click the Finder icon, from the menu bar, choose Go, and click Go to Folder...

step1Check for adware-generated files in the /Library/LaunchAgents folder:

removing adware from launch agents folder step 1

In the Go to Folder... bar, type: /Library/LaunchAgents

removing adware from launch agents folder step 2
In the “LaunchAgents” folder, look for any recently-added suspicious files and move them to the Trash. Examples of files generated by adware - “installmac.AppRemoval.plist”, “myppes.download.plist”, “mykotlerino.ltvbit.plist”, “kuklorest.update.plist”, etc. Adware commonly installs several files with the same string.

step2Check for adware-generated files in the /Library/Application Support folder:

removing adware from application support folder step 1

In the Go to Folder... bar, type: /Library/Application Support

removing adware from application support folder step 2
In the “Application Support” folder, look for any recently-added suspicious folders. For example, “MplayerX” or “NicePlayer”, and move these folders to the Trash.

step3Check for adware-generated files in the ~/Library/LaunchAgents folder:

removing adware from ~launch agents folder step 1


In the Go to Folder bar, type: ~/Library/LaunchAgents

removing adware from ~launch agents folder step 2

In the “LaunchAgents” folder, look for any recently-added suspicious files and move them to the Trash. Examples of files generated by adware - “installmac.AppRemoval.plist”, “myppes.download.plist”, “mykotlerino.ltvbit.plist”, “kuklorest.update.plist”, etc. Adware commonly installs several files with the same string.

step4Check for adware-generated files in the /Library/LaunchDaemons folder:

removing adware from launch daemons folder step 1
In the Go to Folder... bar, type: /Library/LaunchDaemons

removing adware from launch daemons folder step 2
In the “LaunchDaemons” folder, look for recently-added suspicious files. For example, “com.aoudad.net-preferences.plist”, “com.myppes.net-preferences.plist”, "com.kuklorest.net-preferences.plist”, “com.avickUpd.plist”, etc., and move them to the Trash.

step 5 Scan your Mac with Combo Cleaner:

If you have followed all the steps in the correct order you Mac should be clean of infections. To be sure your system is not infected run a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus. Download it HERE. After downloading the file double click combocleaner.dmg installer, in the opened window drag and drop Combo Cleaner icon on top of the Applications icon. Now open your launchpad and click on the Combo Cleaner icon. Wait until Combo Cleaner updates it's virus definition database and click "Start Combo Scan" button.

scan-with-combo-cleaner-1

Combo Cleaner will scan your Mac for malware infections. If the antivirus scan displays "no threats found" - this means that you can continue with the removal guide, otherwise it's recommended to remove any found infections before continuing.

scan-with-combo-cleaner-2

After removing files and folders generated by the adware, continue to remove rogue extensions from your Internet browsers.

usbing.com browser hijacker homepage and default Internet search engine removal from Internet browsers:

safari browser iconRemove malicious extensions from Safari:

Remove usbing.com browser hijacker related Safari extensions:

safari browser preferences

Open Safari browser. From the menu bar, select "Safari" and click "Preferences...".

safari extensions window

In the preferences window, select "Extensions" and look for any recently-installed suspicious extensions. When located, click the "Uninstall" button next to it/them. Note that you can safely uninstall all extensions from your Safari browser - none are crucial for normal browser operation.

Change your homepage:

changing homepage in safari browser

In the "Preferences" window, select the "General" tab. To set your homepage, type the preferred website URL (for example: www.google.com) in the Homepage field. You can also click the “Set to Current Page” button if you wish to set your homepage to the website you are currently visiting.

Change your default search engine:

changing the default Internet search engine in Safari browser

In the "Preferences" window, select the "Search" tab. Here you will find a drop-down menu labelled "Search engine:" Simply select your preferred search engine from the drop-down list.

  • If you continue to have problems with browser redirects and unwanted advertisements - Reset Safari.

firefox browser iconRemove malicious plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:

Remove usbing.com browser hijacker related Mozilla Firefox add-ons:

accessing mozilla firefox add-ons

Open your Mozilla Firefox browser. At the top right corner of the screen, click the "Open Menu" (three horizontal lines) button. From the opened menu, choose "Add-ons".

removing malicious add-ons from mozilla firefox

Choose the "Extensions" tab and look for any recently-installed suspicious add-ons. When located, click the "Remove" button next to it/them. Note that you can safely uninstall all extensions from your Mozilla Firefox browser - none are crucial for normal browser operation.

Change your homepage:

changing mozilla firefox homepage

To change your homepage, click the "Open Menu" (three horizontal lines) button and choose "Preferences" from the drop-down menu. To set your homepage, type the preferred website URL (for example: www.google.com) in the Homepage Page.

Change default search engine:

mozilla firefox about config

In the URL address bar, type "about:config" and click the "I'll be careful, I promise!" button.

changing mozilla firefox default Internet search engine

In the "Search:" field, type the name of the browser hijacker. Right click on each of the found preferences and click "Reset" from the drop-down menu.

  • If you continue to have problems with browser redirects and unwanted advertisements - Reset Mozilla Firefox.

chrome-browser-iconRemove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

Remove usbing.com browser hijacker related Google Chrome add-ons:

removing malicious google chrome extensions step 1

Open Google Chrome and click the "Chrome menu" (three horizontal lines) button located in the top-right corner of the browser window. From the drop-down menu, choose "More Tools" and select "Extensions".

removing malicious Google Chrome extensions step 2

In the "Extensions" window, look for any recently-installed suspicious add-ons. When located, click the "Trash" button next to it/them. Note that you can safely uninstall all extensions from your Google Chrome browser - none are crucial for normal browser operation.

Change your homepage:

changing Google Chrome homepage

Click the "Chrome menu" (three horizontal lines) button and choose "Settings". In the "On Startup" section, click the "Set pages" link near to the "Open a specific page or set of pages" option. Remove the URL of the browser hijacker (for example trovi.com) and enter your preferred URL (for example, google.com).

Change default search engine:

changing the default Internet search engine in Google Chrome

Click the "Chrome menu" (three horizontal lines) button and choose "Settings". In the "Search" section, click the "Manage search engines..." button. In the opened window, remove the unwanted Internet search engine by clicking the "X" button next to it. Select your preferred Internet search engine from the list and click the "Make default" button next to it.

  • If you continue to have problems with browser redirects and unwanted advertisements - Reset Google Chrome.