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How to eliminate browser redirects to mysurfing123.com?
What is mysurfing123.com?
Mysurfing123.com claims to be a legitimate Internet search website that supposedly generates the most relevant search results. Initially, this site might appear legitimate, however, the developers promote mysurfing123.com using bogus software 'installers' that stealthily modify Internet browser settings without users' permission. In addition, mysurfing123.com tracks Internet browsing activity.
How to eliminate browser redirects to surfpageing.com?
What is surfpageing.com?
According to the developers, surfpageing.com significantly improves the Internet search experience by generating the most relevant search results. On initial inspection, this web page might seem legitimate and useful, however, surfpageing.com is promoted using bogus software 'installers' designed to stealthily modify Internet browser settings. In addition, surfpageing.com continually tracks Internet browsing activity and gathers various user/system information.
How to eliminate browser redirects to istartpage123.com?
What is istartpage123.com?
Istartpage123.com is presented as a legitimate Internet search website that generates the most relevant search results. On initial inspection, this web page may seem identical to regular Internet search engines, however, istartpage123.com is promoted using deceptive software 'installers' that modify web browser settings without users' consent. Furthermore, it is designed to record various Internet browsing-related data.
Search.eshield.com redirect removal instructions
What is search.eshield.com?
eShield is a rogue browser add-on that claims to offer protection when searching the Internet. By using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software), this browser hijacking application installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, the browser homepage, new tab URL, and default search engine settings are assigned to search.eshield.com. In addition, search.eshield.com installs together with several other applications called 'helper objects'. These applications prevent users from reverting these changes. search.eshield.com is also distributed using deceptive 'installers' that trick unsuspecting users into installing this rogue application together with the chosen software.
Palikan.com redirect removal instructions
What is palikan.com?
Palikan.com is a browser-hijacking application that employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers. This app infiltrates the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers, modifying the new tab URL, homepage, and default search engine settings by assigning them to palikan.com. Furthermore, several applications called 'helper objects', which prevent users from reverting these changes, install together with this browser hijacker. Bundling is used to distribute these applications together with other software, and consequently, many users inadvertently install palikan.com together with free software download downloadable from freeware download websites.
How to eliminate browser redirects to omniboxes.com?
What is omniboxes.com?
Created by SuperNet Technology Co. Limited, Omniboxes.com is a popular website that can be used as a browser start-page, since it presents users with a search bar. Although this website is legitimate and not related to malware or other computer viruses, omniboxes.com employs various deceptive techniques to generate web traffic. Redirects to the omniboxes.com website are caused by various browser toolbars, plug-ins, and add-ons, which are often inadvertently installed when downloading free software from freeware download websites. These browser extensions are distributed using a deceptive free software marketing method called 'bundling' that allows developers to install applications together with the chosen software. This technique is often used by freeware download websites, and therefore, always pay close attention when downloading free software and opt-out of all additional programs.
PriceFountain removal instructions
What is PriceFountain?
Created by DealPly Technologies Ltd, PriceFountain is a rogue application claiming to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and displaying special deals/discounts available within online stores. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that it is considered to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. The developers of this rogue application employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with other software) to install PriceFountain on systems without consent. After successful infiltration, PriceFountain tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording various information such as IP addresses (to determine users' geo-locations), operating systems and browser types, website URLs visited, pages viewed, unique identifier numbers, and other similar details that may be personally identifiable. This behavior may result in serious privacy issues or identity theft.
DNS Unlocker removal instructions
What is DNS Unlocker?
The DNS Unlocker application supposedly allows users to access blocked websites, however, it is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to distribute DNS Unlocker, and therefore, this type of app is often bundled with free software downloadable on freeware download websites. Many users do not pay close enough attention when downloading and installing programs - cyber criminals use this oversight to their benefit and to generate revenue. DNS Unlocker infiltrates popular Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) and generates intrusive online advertisements. Adware-type applications (including DNS Unlocker) deliver adverts using a virtual layer, which displays third party content on any websites visited. Furthermore, some advertisements are opened in new Internet browser tabs/windows. Ads displayed by DNS Unlocker (banner, pop-up, targeted video, coupon, offers to install other software, etc.) can cause high-risk computer infections, and therefore, you should never click unrecognised/suspicious advertisements.
Sharp Angle removal instructions
What is Sharp Angle?
Sharp Angle is a dubious browser extension claiming to improve the Internet browsing experience by enabling features such as comparison shopping, coupons, and so on. This functionality may seem useful, however, Sharp Angle is classed as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' employed by Sharp Angle to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Bundling is a way to distribute third-party apps together with regular software, and therefore, most users install Sharp Angle during download of free software from freeware download websites. After infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Sharp Angle tracks users' Internet browsing activity and displays intrusive advertisements.
Security Utility removal instructions
What is Security Utility?
Created by Security Utility 1 Ltd, the Security Utility add-on claims to help users find and compare the best prices for products while shopping online. Security Utility is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. While this added functionality may seem legitimate, many Internet users refer to Security Utility as a virus or malware. These negative associations are made since this plug-in is distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' - the add-on installs on browsers together with free software downloaded from the Internet. Furthermore, Security Utility generates various banner, search, in-text, and pop-up ads when surfing the Internet.
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