Category: Infections

How to Remove Speed Dial Search

Speed Dial Search is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Once in your computer, this browser hijacker will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back.

Speed Dial Search is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing. Remove it immediately.

How to Remove HopStrem [Browser Hijacker]

The HopStrem extension claims to improve one’s browsing experience with filtered pop-ups and advertisements when you surf. However, it has been found to be a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also monitor your browsing habits and prevent you from changing your settings back.

HopStrem is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing. Remove it immediately.

How to Remove Esperanto Dictionary

Esperanto Dictionary is a helpful browser extension which will supposedly translate Esperanto words into your native language (or vice versa). However, it has been found to be an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This adware will display unwanted ads sending you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also monitor your browsing activities and prevent you from changing your settings back.

Esperanto Dictionary is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing. You have to remove it immediately.

How to Remove Posukach.com

Getting redirected to the website – posukach.com? If so, a browser hijacker is causing these redirects. Posukach.com will attempt to commandeer your browser and homepage towards a rogue search engine. Search results will insert ads and send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back.

Posukach.com is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing. Remove it immediately.

How to Remove Searchvalidation.com

Searchvalidation.com is a browser hijacker that will attempt to redirect your browser search and homepage. Search results from this fake search engine will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also collect sensitive info like your browsing activities and prevent you from changing your settings back.

Searchvalidation.com is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing. Remove it immediately.

How to Remove the Shiny Tab Browser Hijacker

Shiny Tab, once installed, will give you curated calming wallpapers. It also shows your to-do list in full screen mode to improve user productivity. However, this extension has been found to be a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer one’s browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back.

Shiny Tab is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing. Remove it immediately.

How to Remove BestMusicSearches [Browser Hijacker]

BestMusicSearches will supposedly help find users the “best music’ easily but it is actually a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back.

BestMusicSearches is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing. Remove it immediately.

How to Remove the “Chrome Search Contest 2022” Pop-Up Scam

Wanting to get rid of the annoying Chrome Search Contest 2022 pop-up? It says you have made the “5th billionth search” thus you will be given a prize of your choice – Google play cards, Sony Playstation, Samsung gadget, Amazon gift card, an iPhone or Apple Watch. This is a scam and not in any way sponsored by the said companies.

The “Chrome Search Contest 2022” pop-up scam will trick users into providing their private information before claiming their prize. Be wary not to click any links or enter any of your personal data like credit card details, phone number, postal address, and email. These info may be used for fraudulent transactions and can compromise your identity.

Chrome Search Contest 2022 pop-ups usually happens because of an adware installed (through bundled software) without you knowing. Remove it immediately.

How to Remove Loader-web.com

When you open your browser, do you get redirected to the website loader-web.com? If you do, then a browser hijacker may be causing these redirects. Be wary because loader-web.com has been found to be a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Once installed, it will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back.

Loader-web.com is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing. Remove it immediately.

How to Remove Loov Ransomware

Loov is a ransomware belonging to the STOP/Djvu family that will take over your computer functionality and lock your computer until you pay a “ransom” in order to get access back. What it does is encrypt your files and append them with the .loov extension.

A ransom note (_readme.txt file) will disguise itself as a legit official warning when in reality it is all fake.

Don’t fall for the trap and don’t pay any ransom fees. With software, you can remove the loov ransomware easily. This type of infection can be downloaded on your computer for many reasons such as malicious websites, codecs, or downloads. Be sure to remove it immediately.