Search.ssoextension.com is a malicious browser hijacker. It hijacks web browser homepage and search engine once it get installed on computer by attaching to other free installers. Many of us may have experienced unwanted downloads after installing freeware and updating flash player. This browser hijacker is one of unwanted bundles that we may install after installing third parties without checking bundles box.
Even though Search.ssoextension.com site is not risky and some potential risks on what it offers may be particularly profound, it may become a threat once we finally figure it out for ourselves. And together, the potential risks it brings to computer will put computer system and personal details into danger. Regardless of this site itself, what we should consider is that the search engine it providers and the search results it offers are safe or not. If there is a unknown search engine appearing on computer with no permission, the first thing is to check whether it is safe to use. Many browser hijacker will take hijacking search engine and homepage as the ultimate goal of it installation. Once Search.ssoextension.com has successfully installed on computer, the first thing it will do is to replace default search engine to its link and then waits for us to open.
Search.ssoextension.com browser hijacker is always wanting something more, always wanting to collect some additional information when we are using its search engine to search. And if this search engine is used, it may record the search queries. For some malicious browser hijackers, collecting personal information and selling them are their final goals. The developers of these browser hijackers will make use of search engine to gather sensitive information and use the details to promote related products and services through displaying relevant pop up contents. The only thing such browser hijacker will do is to so all things it can to make profits for its developers.
A simple removal tool for Search.ssoextension.com virus:
Search.ssoextension.com virus removal instructions
First, install GridinSoft Trojan Killer Portable on your computer.
Open the program and choose the type of scan you want to run (Recommended Full):
Wait few minutes untill scanning process is over:
Click on “Cure PC!” button to delete Search.ssoextension.com virus:
STEP 4 (Optional)
Use the reset browser settings tool of Trojan Killer Portable. It will return your browser to a normal state in case of infection. Return to main screen and open Reset Browser menu:
STEP 5 (Optional)
Choose the options you’d like to return to its default state and press Reset:
We hope this simple removal guide and out tool helped you to deal with Search.ssoextension.com virus and removed it completely from your computer. If it didn’t, or if you have any questions you can leave a comment below or contact out Support team.