Malware is a potentially unwanted browser extension compatible with Chrome,Safari,Firefox, Edge, and other browsers. works as an ad-displaying tool that aims to promote different sites by forcing the browser it is attached to to open those sites without the user’s permission.

The Malware redirect your searches.

For the most part, this piece of software is incapable of causing direct damage to anything on the computer where it is installed. Its purpose is different from the purpose of Trojan horses, file-encrypting Ransomware viruses, Spyware, or any other form of dangerous malware that you could encounter on the Internet.

Despite this, it is still highly advisable to not keep this app on your computer for any extended period of time. Its changes to the browser’s default omnibox search engine, homepage, and toolbar could all lead to potential vulnerabilities in the system. Also, the frequent page redirects may result in you visiting sites that may contain fake or low-quality software, misleading offers, phishing forms, or even pirated content that is used to disguise malware downloads such as the aforementioned Ransomware, Trojan horses, and Spyware (as well as other potential threats). All things considered, it is not advisable to interact with any of the content this app puts on your screen as its safety can’t be guaranteed.

Removing the hijacker

Many users who try to remove this app on their own face various problems with the uninstallation. Some may seem to initially manage to remove the app only for it to soon return to their browser and continue with its advertising campaign. Others don’t even get this far and simply can’t get the unwanted app removed from their browser. In some cases, it may seem like the hijacker is no longer in the system or in the browser and yet the users keep seeing the ads and keep getting redirected to pages they don’t want to visit. All of this is to be expected from a representative of the browser hijacker category. Since these apps make money from their paid advertisements and page redirects, the people who develop them have an interest in ensuring the hijackers remain on the users’ computers for as long as possible in order to maximize the potential advertising profit. Knowing this, it should not come as a surprise that these apps are rather difficult to properly uninstall. That being said, there’s still certainly a way to achieve full removal of the hijacker and we will show you exactly how to do it in the guide posted below this article.

How to avoid and other hijackers

The main thing here is to never interact with anything on the Internet that seems like it could be an attempt to trick you into downloading unwanted software. Examples of what you should avoid are the different forms of spam messages, the many types of clickbait ads, and, of course, the pirated and/or low-quality programs that can be found on illegal torrent and file-sharing sites. Keep away from these and the chances of getting a hijacker installed would be significantly decreased.


Type  Browser Hijacker
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Remove Malware

You are dealing with a malware infection that can restore itself unless you remove its core files. We are sending you to another page with a removal guide that gets regularly updated. It covers in-depth instructions on how to:
1. Locate and scan malicious processes in your task manager.
2. Identify in your Control panel any programs installed with the malware, and how to remove them. Search Marquis is a high-profile hijacker that gets installed with a lot of malware.
3. How to clean up and reset your browser to its original settings without the malware returning.
You can find the removal guide here.


About the author


Brandon Skies

Brandon is a researcher and content creator in the fields of cyber-security and virtual privacy. Years of experience enable him to provide readers with important information and adequate solutions for the latest software and malware problems.

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