Websearch.look-for-it.info is a browser hijacker which may badly infect your browser. It targets Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox. This virus squeezes into your computer together while installing some freeware applications (video recording/streaming, download-managers or PDF creators) that contain malicious code of this browser hijacker. The penetration of this unwanted tool is carried out invisibly. Usually it is a big surprise for users to detect it on the computer.
If installed, it changes your default homepage and default search engine with websearch.look-for-it.info. The purpose of this attacker is to control online activities so that to learn what websites users have visited recently. It aims to attract traffic for the sponsored websites and increase advertisement revenue by showing up the relevant advertisements. The links that are in these ads contain malicious codes to divert users to malicious websites and make computer vulnerable for other undesired program intrusion. It also causes slowdowns of the Internet. What’s worse: this browser hijacker is able to get your personal information like passwords-username, password to credit card details etc and sell it to the hackers. If you disregard the presence of this badware on your PC all above-mentioned issues are possible to happen. It is recommended to remove this virus as soon as possible using the specific removal outlined in the paragraph below.
We recommend you carefully learn the removal helper that illustrates all details how to get rid of this hijacker. If you do not want to become the victim of this and similar undesired programs in future, be more careful with the stuff you download to your computer. It is possible to avoid many unwanted applications if opt the Advanced or Custom installation options. Check if there are any additional applications and refuse installing any unfamiliar ones.
Removal tool for Websearch.look-for-it.info virus:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.