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Websearch.swellsearch.info Redirect

What is websearch.swellsearch.info?

Websearch.swellsearch.info is a browser-hijacking application that employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) together with selected free software.

Bundling is a way to distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most infections are caused by reckless download and installation of free software from freeware download websites.

Following successful infiltration, the browser default search engine, new tab URL, and homepage settings are assigned to websearch.swellsearch.info. Note that this browser hijacker installs several applications called 'helper programs', which prevent users from reverting these changes.

   
Perfect Navigator Ads

What is Perfect Navigator?

Perfect Navigator is an advertising platform used by many questionable websites that advertise dating services, potentially unwanted applications, dubious medicinal products, etc. This advertising platform is used as a monetization tool for various free browser plug-ins.

Perfect Navigator is not a stand-alone application, and therefore, if you observe intrusive online advertisements generated by this platform, you should check for any recently-installed suspicious browser extensions, since they are likely to be the reason for these unwanted advertisements.

The generated advertisements are not categorized as viruses or malware, however, they can lead to serious privacy issues.

   
NavRight Ads

What is NavRight?

NavRight is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware due to a deceptive free software marketing method called 'bundling', which it uses to self-install on Internet browsers without users' consent.

Bundling is a way to infiltrate computer systems during installation of other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install NavRight when downloading free software from freeware download websites.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, NavRight generates intrusive advertisements on all websites visited and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Wild West

What is Wild West?

Wild West is a dubious application that employs a deceptive free software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent.

Bundling is a way for developers to distribute their software together with other programs, and therefore, most infections are caused by not paying close enough attention during download of free software from freeware download websites.

Wild West claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling various useful features such as coupons or comparison shopping, however, after successful installation, this application delivers intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, Wild West is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

   
Ads by SearchEnhance

What is SearchEnhance?

SearchEnhance is a dubious browser add-on that claims to improve the Internet searching experience by displaying search results on eBay, YouTube, and Twitter. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that SearchEnhance is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) employed by SearchEnhance to install on Internet browsers without users' consent.

Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, SearchEnhance generates intrusive online advertisements (including, for example, banners, pop–ups, pop-unders, coupons, price comparison, in-line text, and display ads) that may lead to further high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
SearchBetter Adware

What is SearchBetter?

SearchBetter is rogue browser extension developed by Revizer Ltd. This plug-in claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by allowing users to find lyrics for all music videos on YouTube.

The functionality of SearchBetter may seem legitimate and useful, however, this extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP), since it employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission.

After successful infiltration, this rogue add-on delivers intrusive online ads such as banners, pop–ups, pop-unders, coupons, price comparison, in-line text, and display ads that may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by Lights Cinema

What is Lights Cinema?

Lights Cinema is a dubious browser plug-in that claims to enable users to adjust 'screen lights' while watching online videos. On initial inspection, this add-on may seem legitimate and useful, however, Lights Cinema is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' - stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software.

After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Lights Cinema generates numerous intrusive online advertisements that may lead to further high-risk adware or malware infections. For example: banner, pop-up, coupon, and in-text ads.

   
PaceItUp Adware

What is PaceItUp?

PaceItUp is a rogue browser extension developed by Virtue Interactive Ltd. This application claims to improve the speed of users' Internet connections. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that PaceItUp is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

The developers of this rogue browser extension employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install PaceItUp on Internet browsers without users' permission.

After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, PaceItUp generates intrusive online ads and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by IntelliTerm

What is IntelliTerm?

Developed by Delaware LLC, IntelliTerm is a rogue browser plug-in claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by allowing users to search the Internet directly from any website. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, IntelliTerm is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers without users' consent.

After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, IntelliTerm generates intrusive online ads (including in-text, transitional, coupon, comparison shopping, targeted ads, etc.) that may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Ads by BetterDeals

What is BetterDeals?

BetterDeals is a dubious browser extension created by Virtue Interactive Ltd. This plug-in claims to display special deals/discounts available on shopping websites and to enable various features such as coupons or comparison shopping, all of which are stated to save time and money.

This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, BetterDeals is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers of this rogue application employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install BetterDeals on Internet browsers without users' consent.

Bundling allows developers to distribute their applications together with other software, and for this reason, most users inadvertently install BetterDeals with their chosen free software.

After successful infiltration on browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) this PUP tracks users' Internet browsing activity and generates intrusive online advertisements.

   

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