What is Lasaoren.com? It has become my homepage on my browser for a long time. I haven’t figured out how to change the homepage as it won’t let me. I know there must be something wrong with my browser. But as I don’t obtain any specific computer knowledge, I have no clue on how to solve the problem, I guess this website should be a part of the problem. What can I do?
Brief Introduction to This Website
The appearance of Lasaoren.com looks like a legit website which provides online searching for computer users. However, the fact is that it is not a legit search engine at all as it has been approved that it is a browser hijacker that can attack computer users on Windows and Mac machines. By using the interface of search engine, inexperienced computer users can be cheated and treat it as a useful website. In this way, this hijacker can sneak into target computers aboveboard as no one will think it belongs to a kind of computer threat. Except invading target computer by cheating people in this way, this redirect infection can infiltrate the target computer through other 2 ways. So, it is very necessary for computer users to keep an eye on their online activities.
The Screenshot of This Hijacker
This Lasaoren.com hijacker mainly uses the web to get it spread. Cyber hackers who design this hijacker can upload the malicious contents of this bad stuff to some harmful links and some corrupted websites that have been hacked by them. When people go online, they can get some pop-ups with attractive materials which lure people to open. After people click those pop-ups by curiosity, this hijacker can get into the visiting computers through the loopholes. Also, cyber hackers can bundle other computer threats with this hijacker, and once this hijacker is saved on the target computers, those threats can also be activated on the affected machines. Not only in this way, can this hijacker be implanted into other freeware that have been modified by hackers. When people try to download some programs from the web, those corrupted programs can come to innocent computers somehow. After finish the installation, this hijacker is in.
As a browser redirect, this Lasaoren.com can hit browsers installed on the infected computers. The 3 famous browsers, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome can all be infected. So people who try to use an alternate browser can find that this hijacker can corrupt the alternate as well. The homepage can be modified to be Lasaoren.com without any notice. So, whenever people try to open the infected browser or a tab, this website can appear. If people try to use this fake search engine to find something online, the result will never be satisfied as what it can shows in the result can be groups of advertisement and web pages from third party which contain many harmful contents that can seize the chances to sneak into the visiting computers if people click on them.
The properties of Browser Hijacker
-Can not be detected by your anti-virus software, which makes it hard to uninstall from the computer.
-Once you open your browser, you will be redirected to some unknown websites.
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can pop up many unwanted advertisements when you are doing something else.
-Can change your settings in your browser and it is not easy to change it back.
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your computer, then your computer must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to this Lasaoren.com. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this browser hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:
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: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel
Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs
Then try to find the program which relates to this browser hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.
Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)
From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.
Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK
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Lasaoren.com is a kind of computer threats that can do the same work as a virus can. However, it is not a computer virus that can be detected by anti-virus programs. And by taking advantage of the appearance of search engine, this hijacker can infiltrate many computers easily. Once it occupies the browsers, it can perform many malicious activities on the infected machine which can damage the whole system gradually.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Lasaoren.com? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 22, 2014 8:27 am