RecipeSearch homepage may appear on your browser after installing some freeware. This distribution method is popular with different kinds of malware because it allows penetrating the victim’s computer without noticing. Once installed, it forcibly sets http://hp.myway.com/recipesearch/ttab02/index.html as user’s primary search provider and homepage.
MyFashionTab is a browser extension for fashion-oriented users. At first glance, it seems to be useful: the new toolbar has an attractive design, quick links to clothing stores and built-in search bar which is supposedly “enhanced by Google”. In reality, this app can be classified as a browser hijacker.
Search.searchgyrn.com is hastily-made page trying to make an impression of proper search engines like Google, Yahoo or Bing. There are plenty of similar pages on the Internet and their numbers are increasing daily. The cause responsible for its appearance is a potentially unwanted program (browser hijacker).
Wekomix.com is an ad-injection malware that may start to open in your browser periodically interfering with browsing. The appearance of this page or its subdomains is the result of adware getting installed on your PC. Adware often gets on users’ PC bundled with questionable free programs.
Yet another “brainchild” from Mindspark Interactive is called QuickDocsOnline. According to the description, it is supposed to improve the user’s browsing experience by adding new features. The program embeds a new tab that has tools allowing to work with documents directly in the browser.
PoliticalNewsCenter is a questionable browser application that injects new toolbar into the browser. Also, it changes users’ homepage/search engine to https://hp.myway.com/ and https://search.myway.com which are considered to be browser hijackers. Even though it has an attractive appearance, it doesn’t bode well for your browsing experience. This PUP can generate pop-up advertisements, show irrelevant search results, insert ad hyperlinks in the text, trigger redirects.
While browsing the Internet, Pokolex.com page can open by itself and then redirect a user to some advertising site. It is very hard to view pages when dozens of advertisements are popping up or moving on the sides of web pages. Plus, the abundance of such ads significantly overloads CPU making computer to freeze.
Crtmatix.com is an ad-injection malware by Matix Corporation. It tries to make users click “Allow” which will activate pop-up notifications from Crtmatix.com. Subsequently, these notifications will periodically show up in the lower right corner with various offers to visit 3rd-party sites or download some software.
SAVEfiles is a new cryptovirus that demands ransom in exchange of user’s data. The scheme of the work of this virus is no different from any other ransomware. At first, it looks for ways to break into the victim’s PC and block anything that may stop the virus.
Search.teritwoo.com may appear in your browser out of the blue instead of a primary search engine. If this happened, you most likely are dealing with a browser hijacker. The browser hijacker usually comes with some free program as an optional offer and is automatically installed if the user doesn’t opt out of it. Many shady developers use browser hijackers to generate advertising revenue.