Well. What is this bit-search.com? Every time when I run my browser, this website will pop up at once, and seems that I have to use it as the homepage and do some searching on its search engine. And my original default search engine and homepage is google, which has been gone. How does it happen? I don’t know how this website becomes my home page. I know how to reset the home page and default search engine, so I try to reset it back but it doesn’t work. Actually I don’t know much about computer, and I need your guys’ help. Can you give me some advices or guides on how to get rid of it?
Description of Bit-search.com Hijacker
Now more and more online users have been attacked by Bit-search.com browser hijacker. Bit-search.com may seem to be useful search tool because it also has the searching functions as what google has. Therefore, many victims trust it and choose it as their homepage and search engine. However, this browser hijacker cannot do any good to your computer. Bit-search.com browser hijacker is mainly designed by cyber criminals to spread ads, malware, virus, worm and other threats to infect computer. People get this nasty hijacker mainly via drive-by download from the virus-infected and unsafe webpages. To further illustrate, when people visit and download what they need from a virus-infected webpage, this browser hijacker even other threats will comes to the targeted computer during the process of downloading things. Or it can activate itself and install into infected computer without users’ notice once they visit virus-infected website. Therefore, in order to prevent this browser hijacker or any other threats like worms , Trojan horse, ransomware from logging on the computer and blocking you accessing the Internet and conducting evil activities to destroy the system, you had better behave well when you are online. Don’t always watch porn materials in malicious, unsafe and unlicensed websites, otherwise you will get the virus.
While entering into your computer, Bit-search.com browser hijacker modifies the default setting of the browser to take control of browser totally. In this way, it will be more convenient and easy for this hijacker to change the homepage, replace original search engine, block your resource, and redirect your search to some unknown malicious websites which contain various threats like attractive porn video, flash picture, pop-up ads, fake update message or dangerous links. Once your computer gets this Bit-search.com redirect, and then whatever you try to look up on via search engine, you will always be redirected to this hijacker’s URL or its related malicious websites which also have viruses like malwares, adwares, worms, Trojans, aggressive toolbar, extensions or add-ons. If your computer is infected with one of these infections, your computer will becomes sluggish or the state of computer will become more severe. What make victims become crazy is that this hijacker can help hackers control victims’ computer and work on it to steal vital and valuable personal information for illegal behavior. For example, some victims may suffer from financial loss due to this hijacker. Therefore, victims should get rid of bit-search.com hijacker as soon as possible in case that it will do more damages to your computer and put your data in a high risk of being leaked out or stolen or even cause your financial loss.
Main Traits of Bit-search.com Hijacker
-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Bit-search.com 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 this browser hijacker.
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Bit-search.com hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker virus for you.
Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Bit-search.com 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 Bit-search.com 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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If Bit-search.com hijacker resides on your computer, it will do harms to your computer and put your important information in a high risk of being stolen by cyber criminals. It attacks your browsers and change default homepage and search engine to keep you away from your favorite websites but to redirect you to malicious websites. A bunch of advertisements pop up from these websites to attract you to click. This hijacker plants its malicious files into system and detects vulnerabilities to introduce more threats to mess up computer and slow down computer performance. If you cannot remove this Bit-search.com redirect in time, you may find that your computer system will be gradually corrupted until it crashes down.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Bit-search.com hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 30, 2014 9:27 am