Aartemis Portal Site is a new browser hijacker which can easily come into your PC if you fail to be attentive at some time while online. As a result of malware intrusion, the domain aartemis.com will be set as the home page of your browser. In fact, all installed available browsers will be affected by it, not just the default one. So, whenever you open each new search tab, Aartemis virus will be there, offering you to start your search with it.
In spite of the above-mentioned, the Aartemis Portal Site is a very primitive search engine. It can’t even be compared to such search engine giants as Google, Bing or Ask, and many others, of course. Yet, it uses the search results from these legitimate search engines. In this case “uses” is probably not the correct word. To be more precise, Aartemis Portal virus steals the information retrieved via these online search platforms.
This Aartemis Portal Site (aartemis.com) is yet another malicious product which was developed by Chinese company solely with the intention to earn money through display of online ads. These ads are shown at the home page aartemis.com or together with the search results which got redirected through this hijacker. So, obviously, those people who stand behind Aartemis Portal malware will get pretty good earnings once these companies decide to promote their goods and services with this portal virus.
Obviously, earning money is the only goal of the owners of Aartemis Portal Site malware. So, they have created this browser hijacker and now plan to distribute it into as many computers as possible. The malware is spread together with many other freeware programs at many free software download sites, including CNET and Softonic. So, please be careful whenever you install anything through them. Always read the setup instructions carefully, making sure you don’t install anything that is not necessary for you. This is how you will be able to avoid the cases of your browser’s home page hijacked by aartemis.com.
In order to get rid of Aartemis Portal Site virus you could actually just uninstall this program regularly, but there’s a high probability of this virus remaining on your PC and in your browser in particular. We recommend you to scan your computer with GridinSoft Trojan Killer to get rid of it completely.
Removal tool for Aartemis Portal Site malware:
Detalied instructions to reset your browser settings with the help of GridinSoft Trojan Killer and remove aartemis.com from your browsers:
- In Trojan Killer’s window click “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“.
- Give your permission for the program to reset the settings of your browser.
- You will see the following confirmation of browsers reset by Trojan Killer.