Removal Guide

Do you know what is? might look like a legitimate search engine, but the reality is very different. Our malware analysts have classified it as a browser hijacker because it can replace your browser’s homepage without your knowledge or consent. Our malware researchers say that is developers distribute it via malicious software bundles that can install it on your PC secretly. We suggest that you remove this search engine from your PC because it is an advertising platform. Therefore, you should not expect it to deliver you a safe, quality searching experience.

Our cyber security experts have concluded that was created by Polarity Technologies, a company that has also recently released,,, and many others. This company has been releasing shady search engines and browser hijackers for a while now, and all of them are very similar. It is clear that this company releases clones because not all anti-malware applications are quick to identify them as malicious and remove them.

Some of this company’s hijackers are distributed with dedicated browser extensions that manage the infection process while others are distributed without them. Our malware analysts have concluded that this particular hijacker comes without a browser extension. Therefore, it is clear that the only way its developers can distribute it is if they get it bundled with third-party software installers. So, can enter your browser if you download bundled software from unreliable websites. Their installers can be configured to inject this hijacker into your browser automatically — without your authorization. That is the reason our researchers have classified it as a browser Removal screenshot
Scroll down for full removal instructions features a toolbar that contains links to,,,, and several others. These links are legitimate but we do not think that they are the ones that generate this hijacker’s developer revenue. If you use this hijacker for searching the web, then it will redirect all of your search queries to a custom Yahoo search engine that can feature modified search results. Therefore, it can subject you to promotional links of unverified legitimacy. These links can redirect you to malicious websites and get your PC infected with malware. So you should get rid of this hijacker due to the potential threat that it can pose to your computer’s security.

Finally, we want to elaborate on this hijacker’s tendency to collect information about its users. It is all laid out in its Privacy Policy that states that this hijacker can collect anonymous information about you automatically. The policy makes it clear that, if you use, then it will obtain information such as your IP address, geographical location, search queries, browsing history, ISP, and so on. All of this information is used for advertising purposes as it helps the developers to show personalized links to each unique user.

To summarize, is a malicious search engine that that can replace your browser’s homepage without your knowledge or approval because it is purposefully distributed in a way that does not allow you to deselect its installation. Furthermore, it can collect information about you and show personalized, yet highly untrustworthy links that can redirect to malicious websites. Therefore, we suggest that you remove this search engine from your PC as soon as the opportunity arises.

How to replace your browser’s homepage

Google Chrome

  1. Lunch the browser.
  2. Press Alt+F keys.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Click Set pages.
  5. Erase
  6. Enter a new address.
  7. Click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Lunch the browser.
  2. Press Alt+T.
  3. Click Options and select General.
  4. In the Home Page box, erase
  5. Enter a new address.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Lunch the browser.
  2. Hold down Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  3. Erase and enter a new search engine URL.
  4. Click OK.

In non-techie terms: is a search engine that our researchers have classified as a browser hijacker due to the malicious way in which it is distributed. They say that this search engine can feature shady inks that can redirect to malicious websites. Therefore, you should remove it from your PC as soon as the opportunity arises.