Browser Hijackers

Remove Yahoo Search from Mac

If your browser is redirecting all your searches via Yahoo Search without your permission, your computer may be infected with a browser hijacker. Yahoo Search itself is a perfectly safe search engine and is in no way associated with browser hijackers. However, it’s often misused by these infections. When a browser hijacker is misusing Yahoo, whenever you do a search,…

Remove Bing Search from Mac

If your browser redirects you to the Bing search engine without you setting it as default on your own, your Mac computer is likely infected with a browser hijacker. Bing itself is a completely legitimate search engine and you can use it safely but only if you decide to use it yourself. The browser hijacker on your computer is essentially…

Delete “Managed by your organization” Chrome extension from Windows

“Managed by your organization” Chrome extension, in this case, refers to a browser hijacker that misuses a feature that allows administrators to manage browsers of users in their company. Administrators can remotely change browser settings, install or remove extensions, block certain sites and content, etc. It’s a convenient tool to use in some situations. However, when your browser is not…

How to delete TopADSBlockSearch browser hijacker

TopADSBlockSearch is a generic browser hijacker that will set topadsblock.com as your homepage and nearbyme.io as your default search engine. If you notice these changes done to your browser’s settings without your permission, your computer is infected with a browser hijacker. The browser hijacker will not directly harm your computer but it will try to redirect you to sponsored websites, some…

Delete IncognitoSearchWeb browser hijacker

IncognitoSearchWeb is a generic browser hijacker infection. Its presence is accompanied by changes to your browser’s settings. In particular, incognitosearchweb.com will be set as your homepage and nearbyme.io as your default search engine. These changes will come out of the blue and be made without your explicit permission. Fortunately, that is as far as the hijacker will directly affect your computer.…

How to delete JustVideoSearch browser hijacker

JustVideoSearch is a generic browser hijacker infection that makes unwanted changes to the browser’s settings. If justvideosearch.com loads as your homepage every time you open your browser, and all your searches are done via nearbyme.io, you have this browser hijacker installed on your computer. It’s, fortunately, not a serious infection and does not directly harm the computer. It mainly tries to…

Delete WebSearchStreams browser hijacker

WebSearchStreams is a browser hijacker that will set websearchstreams.com as your homepage and nearbyme.io as your default search engine. The hijacker will not directly harm your computer so it’s not considered to be a particularly harmful infection. However, in addition to the changes, it will also attempt to redirect you to sponsored websites to generate traffic and revenue. The redirects will…

SportSearchNow browser hijacker removal

SportSearchNow browser hijacker will set sportsearchnow.com as your homepage and nearbyme.io as your default search engine. Your browser loading those sites is a sign that your computer is infected with a browser hijacker. As far as computer threats go, this browser hijacker is pretty generic.  It comes from a family of browser hijackers that all look more or less identical to…

How to delete WebMusicSearch browser hijacker

WebMusicSearch is a generic browser hijacker that will set webmusicsearch.com as your homepage and nearbyme.io as your default search engine. These changes are made without your explicit permission in order to redirect you to sponsored websites. However, hijackers don’t directly harm the computer so WebMusicSearch is not a particularly dangerous infection. Despite this, you should remove WebMusicSearch sooner rather than later as there…