Hey, what to do if Google is hijacked and controlled by CalendarSpark by myway? Just now I downloaded Google Calendar, but during the process of downloading this application, I found something flashing and disappearing soon, and I actually don’t what was doing at the moment. I have tried to delete this MyWay page, but it is still there. Do you guys have more effective ways to help me completely kick it off from my PC?
IE, Edge, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox is hijacked by CalendarSpark by myway domain and can’t be removed completely?
CalendarSpark by myway is categorized as a browser hijacker to attack web browsers like IE, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. This browser hijacker is actually caused by malicious extension or toolbar called CalendarSpark. Once CalendarSpark toolbar or extension is installed into your web browser, you will find your homepage and search engine are changed to be MyWay.com page and MyWay search tool. Many victims would be confused and mislead by this MyWay search supported by CalendarSpark as it looks like a genuine search engine offering multiple search services like web, images, videos, news and any other ones. At first sight, victims may think it helpful as what Google does. However, CalendarSpark by myway is actually an ad-supported search page. You won’t get correct and related search results from this domain but you will just get many advertisements and sponsored links. CalendarSpark browser hijacker can be seen as a platform to promote sponsored products and useless even malicious software. Therefore, when you see those pop-ups from the webpages related to this CalendarSpark by myway, you should not click to open them; otherwise you may install other suspicious and unsafe software into system.
CalendarSpark by myway browser hijacker could bring other computer threats like malware, unsafe extension, adware, toolbar or virus into system by popups. Pop-ups you see on the webpage related to this MyWay.com usually should be attached with some computer threat or potentially unwanted program. Other computer threats together with this MyWay.com hijacker will help remote hacker to access your PC and steal something important and valuable. Your online actions would also be monitored completely and your important personal data like online banking account and password, credit card info or email password will be collected by high-end cookie or other program inserted by CalendarSpark by myway.
You should be curious about how this nasty browser hijacker gets on your device without any blocking from your antivirus program. Since this browser hijacker is triggered by CalendarSpark toolbar extension, it will be hard for antivirus to detect and delete. You should note that CalendarSpark by myway browser hijacker can sneak into your computer through many ways you can’t imagine. First, it usually is bundled with free software installation package. While users download the software, this browser hijacker also is installing without your approval. Besides, this annoying browser hijacker would be put into unsafe and unlicensed websites, inserted into spam email attachments or shareware or phishing links and so on. When you surf online, you should pay more attention to your online activities to protect computer from being attacked by any computer threats like this CalendarSpark by myway hijacker.
What Bad Impacts will Happen While CalendarSpark by myway Browser Hijacker Comes into Computer?
-Can change your homepage or the default search engine and it totally prevents you from changing them back
-Can always redirect you to other websites
-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.
-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of browser hijacker.
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with CalendarSpark by myway hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker for you.
The Screenshot of CalendarSpark by myway Browser Hijacker
Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of browser hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Press CTRL, SHIFT and ESC these three keys together at the same time to pull up Windows Task Manager; click Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find and end odd processes related to CalendarSpark by myway browser hijacker. Names of the processes are random.
Step 2: Open Control Panel from Start Menu, then open Programs, click on Uninstall a program. Find suspicious programs or tool-bars related to the CalendarSpark by myway hijacker. Right click on it and select Uninstall.
Step 3: Go to Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then mark “Show hidden files, folders, and drivers” and unmark “Hide protected operating system files” (Recommended) and then click Apply or OK.
Step 4: Go to Registry Editor to delete the path of the related items with the browser hijacker.
Step 5: Clear all history, data and cookies of your infected web browser.
CalendarSpark by myway hijacker has the ability to insert into web browser and spy on user’s online activities, so it is suggested to delete all history, data and cookies of the infected web browser before a complete removal. Take Internet Explorer for example:
a. From the “Tool” menu button in the upper-right corner of the Internet Explorer window, choose “Safety” > “Delete browsing history…“.
b. Then tick Cookie and website data and History, click Delete.
Step 6: Change your homepage of the infected web browser (Take Internet Explorer as Example)
From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools menu and select Internet Options, then click General tab, and input the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK.
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CalendarSpark by myway hijacker changes the homepage and search engine totally and prevents online users from changing back, redirects them to its URL or other malicious websites, steals their personal data like online banking details, credit card or paypal account information or your business data and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Those pop-ups will take up too much Internet resources and slow down Internet speed. The webpage will be hard to load up and even can’t be open after you have tried many times to open the webpage you need. In system, many unwanted junk files will be produced to occupy the rest of system capacity. Even thought at the beginning this redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms or payware, this CalendarSpark by myway hijacker also has the ability to bring those harmful viruses to attack computer system, which will severely slow down PC performance and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system dadly.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of browser hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on October 10, 2016 9:16 am