malware

Websearches.com: what is this?

Here I am again with another post on a search engine which you should stay away from. I want to discuss webssearches.com, which looks like any regular search engine and may even seem to be reliable due to four links to well-known websites. The search engine webssearches.com can become your home page and search provider. Yes, you can set it manually, but did you know that it could replace your home page without your interference? It can happen when your computer gets infected with a browser hijacker promoting this search provider. You have probably read tens of articles on online security or are going to do so. If you are, you will find a lot of advice on how to prevent malware, and one of them is a piece of antimalware. That’s right, you have to keep the system protected; otherwise, say good bye to your private information.

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Oh, sweet-page.com, how sweet are you?

Sweet-page.com, also known as Sweet page, is a search engine, and this search provider is promoted by a browser hijacker. The search engine has changes since the beginning of the year 2014. At the moment of writing, Sweet-page.com offers you links to popular websites and features three advertisements promoting online games and other services. Every time the search engine is reloaded, new advertisements are provided. Continue reading

Hello World and goodbye Aartemis

My first blog is about technology or rather computers and the Internet. Today’s topic is aartimis, a search engine, which you can access directly from any internet browser. The reason why I want to talk about this search engine which looks rather interesting and attractive is that it is distributed in unacceptable ways. Aartemis, or aartemis.com, is reported to hijack Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, which results in the changes of the home page, new tab, and search provider.

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