Alpha Shoppers is a so-called “redirect virus” that may appear on your browser without users’ agreement. As a rule, it is result of user installed software that had hidden packages installed. Although it’s not a real virus and it doesn’t pose a real threat to your system, we recommend you to remove Alpha Shoppers malware from your computer. Malware like this is classified as browser hijacker.
If your browser suddenly started opening bing.com webpage instead of your preferred search engine, then your Mac is infected with a browser hijacker. Browser hijacker is a type of malware that often penetrates victims’ devices together with free programs and then integrates into the browser. Once installed, it forcibly modifies browser and system configurations to make users visit certain websites.
What is Yahoo Search?
If you have constant redirects to search.yahoo.com while searching for something (in case you haven’t set it as a default search engine), then you probably picked up browser hijacker on your Mac. Browser hijacker is a kind of malware that usually secretly installs along with other freeware. After penetration, it takes over your browser to make the user use the specific search engine. Furthermore, it is responsible for the appearance of countless pop-up ads and redirects. In this article, you will find a step-by-step guide on how to get rid of browser hijacker and remove Yahoo Search from your Mac.
Scarab-Crash Ransomware is a so-called “data-kidnapping” virus which is part of Scarab family. Like all similar viruses, it encodes all the personal files on a victim’s computer. Thus, all of your personal files will be unavailable, so that no one can use them until they pay ransom cost for decryption, which is usually a big sum of money.
If Rectanthenwirit.info started showing up on your browser asking you to allow notifications, you likely have adware installed on your computer. If you agree, you will start getting Rectanthenwirit.info notifications in form of little pop-up windows offering to visit sponsored pages or download some software. Adware like this often comes on victims’ PC together with freeware programs without the user noticing.
oll3.xyz is a browser hijacker that affects all popular browsers like Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Once installed, it stealthily alters your primary search provider, startup page, and new tab. Additionally, it is responsible for the appearance of pop-up ads and redirects. If you want to remove oll3.xyz, then you can easily do that by following this guide.
Search.byomlapp.com is a malicious search engine that affects your computer’s performance as well as displays irrelevant search results. For this reason, many computer experts classify it as a browser hijacker. Browser hijacker usually comes merged with other freeware programs when users fail to opt out of optional offers during the installation. Developers often employ fake search engines to be able to deliver advertising content.
Search.sprintfair.com is a browser hijacker, which infiltrates Safari, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. It affects browser settings, so user can’t change a homepage http://search.sprintfair.com/ on another. The real purpose of this domain is to gain profit by directing users to third-party websites.
According to the official website, Maps2Go application is a handy tool allowing to “Get driving directions with ease”. Though the information sounds promising, after using MacBar for a while, it becomes clear that the program is adware. After its installation, you may see countless and intrusive pop-ups and banners.