The reasons why users see secureserch.com home page are really sad. In most cases, there is a hijacker that appeared in the system and replaced the previous typical page. Not all people notice that the start page of Google Chrome browser is different. But all will pay attention to constant redirects and a slew of pop-ups. You should know that this page is not legitimate, it is a fake one designed by the cyber criminals to achieve their goals. And the goals are commercial and advertising.
secureserch.com is a kind of infection that horrifies all existing browsers. Whether you use Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge, all of them face the risks. The main sign of the hijacker we have told you about is the change of the home page into secureserch.com. Then, search process becomes weird: you want to find particular information, however, you are redirected to random sites through Secure Serch by Yahoo, which can’t be considered as a genuine search provider.
secureserch.com activity is rather harmful. Firstly, it collects the information about search habits, notes what items users look for online. Secondly, it displays commercials based on the data they previously obtained. Such interconnection is explained by the main aims of the virus. It wants to show you particular items of certain sellers. That is why you see the item you were searching for several days before in your current browser session. There is a link that will redirect you to the common goods on the certain sites. The fact that your data went to the third-party users should alert you and motivate to reconsider the actual state of computer’s protection.
To make a conclusion, all pop-ups and redirects indicate computer infection. It is mandatory to switch for vigorous actions before you still have time. secureserch.com will give up as soon as you start scanning your PC with powerful malware cleaner. Meet GridinSoft Anti-Malware that is going to help you with this particular problem. It will also remove all possible rubbish out of your PC. Follow the removal solution below to find out how to get rid of the hijacker fast.
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Right after you download GridinSoft Anti-malware install it on your computer.
After GridinSoft Anti-Malware installation is completed, please run it and choose the type of scan. We highly recommend you to use the “Full Scan” for the first time especially if your PC infected already. This will allow to remove all potential threats from your computer. And if you want to keep your computer clean it well enough to use the “Quick Scan” every day after you remove the virus. Also, you can use shedule scan to scan your computer when you don’t use your computer.
Run the Scan Process. It may take some time, so you can relax and do your favorite things (watch film, read a book, read some news, etc.). GridinSoft Anti-Malware let you know then he finish the scan process.
Click on the “Fix now” button below the scan results list. Also, you can choose what exactly you can do with the detected like move to quarantine, or delete forever. Also you can ignore the file, but you must be 100% sure about the safety of this file! Many different viruses mask as a popular program to trick the user, so do this with extreme caution.
After the removal process completes, you will be advised to reboot your computer, but we recommend you to go to the Step 4 and after that restart your PC to check if there any thread remain on your computer.
Shut down all your browsers. Open the “Tools” tab in GridinSoft Anti-Malware menu and choose Reset Browser Settings tool.
Select the browser what was infected with a virus and click on the “Reset” button:
Now your system is clean! If you have any question, you can always ask GridinSoft Support Team for help here). But before you go we advise you to do one more thing to be sure that any malware or adware won’t buther you in the future.
How to prevent your PC from being infected again with the secureserch.com virus
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being infected with malware ahead of time. This feature called “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” tab and press “Start” button as demonstrated below:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software, stop the malicious process and protect you from dangerous scripts what can be running on your computer. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk). In case, if you want to terminate the malicious program, you must select “Block always“.