Do you know what 321oyun.com is?
321oyun.com is a search engine that is used by a Brazilian browser hijacker infection. This search engine is set as your default homepage when the browser hijacker enters your computer. Thus, in order to remove 321oyun.com, you have to take care of the infection first. This infection is highly intrusive, and it resists being removed. However, you should not feel discouraged because of this. The sooner you get rid of 321oyun.com, the better. Browser hijackers can easily lead to even more severe infections, so you should not waste your time with this threat.
This browser hijacker comes from a group of computer infections that are targeted at the Brazilian computer users. Our research lab team says that 321oyun.com is a direct clone of Top8844.com, gamegogle.com, jogostempo.com, and 123rede.com. These browser hijackers use a customized version of the Yahoo! Search engine, so we can clearly see that 321oyun.com cannot provide you with the original search service. What’s more, 321oyun.com hijacks all the search results to display custom links and commercial offers. Most of these offers are related to your most recent web searches. The browser hijacker can provide you with the customized content because it monitors your web browsing activity.321oyun.com screenshot
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Quite a lot of websites out there support cookies and other user tracking mechanisms, in order to provide their readers and customers with customized content. That is not something illegal, but when the same methods are used by 321oyun.com and similar infections, the outcome can be nothing but bad.
321oyun.com does not review the links it displays. Browser hijackers and similar third party applications are never responsible for the third-party website security. They might redirect you to malicious websites, but you would still be the one who actually clicked the outgoing link. Therefore, the best way to protect yourself from potential system security threats and dangerous computer viruses is to stay away from anything 321oyun.com provides you with.
Needless to say, you must remove 321oyun.com as well. The infection does not have an entry in the Control Panel programs list, but you can still restore your browser settings manually if you follow the instructions below. What’s more, you should scan your computer with the SpyHunter free scanner to determine what other files or programs must be deleted from the system. Since 321oyun.com comes bundled with freeware applications, it is very likely that you have a number of applications that should be terminated at once. Also, you have to remove all the leftover files that could lead to malware regeneration. Everything can be achieved without any difficulties if you use a computer security tool of your choice.
How to Remove 321oyun.com
Change Shortcut Target
- Right-click your browser’s shortcut.
- Select Properties on the drop-down menu.
- Open the Shortcut tab and locate the Target line.
- Delete everything that is OUTSIDE of the quotation marks.
- Click OK to save changes.
Reset Internet Explorer
- Press Alt+T and click Internet options.
- Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Mark Delete personal settings and click Reset.
- Press Close.
Reset Mozilla Firefox
- Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting information.
- Click Refresh Firefox at the top right of the new tab.
- Click Refresh Firefox again and press Finish.
Reset Google Chrome
- Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
- Scroll down and select Show Advanced settings.
- Scroll down to the bottom and click Reset Settings.
- Click Reset.
In non-techie terms:
321oyun.com will take over your homepage and default search engine in order to generate financial profit for its developers. The browser hijacker can be exploited by cyber criminals to also distribute malware, and you most certainly cannot afford that. Please remove 321oyun.com from your system immediately and safeguard your computer against similar infections.