Is it safe to let stay on my homepage? I don’t set it as the homepage but it has been there on my browser, also I have tried to remove it from the browser by trying to modify settings on browser, but it doesn’t work. I don’t know what to do this website. I clicked on a flash player update yesterday, and then this happened without my notice. This website drives me to be crazy as it always shows different kinds of pop-ups, which prevents me from finishing my work online. This is a work computer and now I cannot work properly. I need help to get rid of this as soon as possible.

Description of Hijacker has been classified as a browser hijacker that is created and spread by cyber hackers worldwide to mainly attack windows computer or Mac to infect such web browsers as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari , etc.. This can be treated as a platform to promote supported products and malware. While redirect gets on your computer, it can sneak into the system and change setting of the browser like modifying the homepage and search engine to be, and then insert its extension or plugin into browser’s bookmark without your permission and knowledge. In this way, this redirection can totally take control of your browser and spy on your online activities anytime when you are on the Internet. It hijacks your websites and redirects you to this redirection’s URL or any other malicious websites where there are also many infected files or extension; it will not show you the correct search result on this search engine. Many victims are frustrated by this redirection. Besides, it spy on what you do online and record your important information online like email account number , password, your company data, your banking detail once payment for online purchase and so on . And god knows how they deal with that important sensitive info but you may get trouble with this issue in the future. redirect infection will bring more damages to your computer if you cannot delete it timely. Well, like other browser hijacker, this redirect can first slow down browser’s performance. You will find that web browser runs slow and hard to open a tab, sometimes browser may crash down. That is because this hijacker eats up many internet resource or sometimes the DNS is changed and you cannot access the network. Besides, since this hijacker infection can lead you to virus-infected websites, if you click on something wrong on those websites, you may further bring other threats to infect your computer, and in this case, your computer may get more and more viruses and runs more and more files. System usage will be taken up almost by those threats, and those threats may have ability to introduce other infection to mess up system. If this happens, your computer will be in a dangerous situation. Computer will run slowly as a snail or get stuck to death. Even worse, some threats may help cyber hackers to access your computer to steal valuable information stored on computer. Anyway, this hijacker only brings you dad effect on computer and a big threat to personal information security, so you should eradicate this redirect infection soon.

Main Traits of Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to 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 hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker virus for you.

The Screenshot of Hijacker


Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of 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.

XP task manager

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 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.

IE tools

Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK


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Conclusion: hijacker is a harmful redirect infection to the computer. It 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 and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Don’t think redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since redirect can also bring those harmful viruses to infect the computer, which will greatly slow down PC and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system severely.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 31, 2014 11:15 am

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