Well, I thought this search engine Worldwebfind.net should be as useful as Google search engine, but now I think I did a wrong decision. Now whatever I enter in the search box to look up, it doesn’t show me any correct result but just redirects me to unknown websites where tons of different ads always pop up to block me access any other activities. I feel it very annoying and want to delete this search engine and change it back to be the Google, but I am not allowed to do that. I search some info about it on my phone and know that it belongs to a browser hijacker. So now I get infected with some kind of hijacker. What can I do now?

Description of Worldwebfind.net Hijacker

Many online users might have been cheated by this fake search engine Worldwebfind.net which is actually a kind of browser hijacker created by hackers to invade browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari. Brower hijacker like this Worldwebfind.net is usually distributed online by cyber criminals to access targeted computer. Those malicious and unlicensed websites are usually the places where browser hijacker and other threats exist. Hackers are usually qualified with computer knowledge and upload files, extensions or plugins to those malicious websites. If one PC user frequently visits these websites containing porn, gambling or game etc., he or she will get Worldwebfind.net hijacker soon. Besides, this browser hijacker may also come by bundling with free downloading software, apps. The files or extension of this hijacker are usually inserted into the process of installation. If you don’t read the installation procedure well, you will easily get threats on computer. In a word, Worldwebfind.net browser hijacker is spread on the Internet worldwide, and you need to keep an eye on what you do online. In this way, you can prevent this hijacker from getting on your computer.

While getting on the targeted computer, Worldwebfind.net browser hijacker will conduct evil activities on the computer. It actively roots its executable files in system and browsers and then changes the homepage and default setting and inserts endless tons of commercials websites and dubious links to your search results. That is why you only receive inaccurate search results for whatever you search online. It also redirects you to some other unknown website where annoying ads floods and sponsored links occupies the results page. On the other hand, Worldwebfind.net hijacker even can spy on your internet activities and use cookies to collect your online traces and then steal personal sensitive information, especially like banking details. It is likely that your computer will be infected with other infections when your PC gets browser hijacker, because this hijacker can look for system loopholes and builds bridge to bring dangerous malware to computer. And your computer system will be full of malicious files and programs. Some programs may disable normal programs of your computer, which will cause slow performance. You may take a long time to open a new tab even sometimes browsers shut down. Eventually the operating system will be severely destroyed. If you don’t delete this Worldwebfind.net browser hijacker at once, your computer will be in a dangerous situation or become useless.

Main Traits of Worldwebfind.net Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Worldwebfind.net 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 Worldwebfind.net 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 This Hijacker


Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Worldwebfind.net 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 Worldwebfind.net 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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If Worldwebfind.net 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 Worldwebfind.net 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 Worldwebfind.net hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 31, 2014 8:27 pm

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