Mysearch.com is a browser hijacker developed by APN LLC. As well as other representatives of this malware class, mysearch.com looks like a normal website with search box in the middle. However, what dragged our attention on this website is the method of promoting. Most of the times, users getting Mysearch.com hijack set as their default homepage and search engine without their knowledge. This often happens during the installation of freeware programs that bundling adware to their installers. So, should we trust to the website that intrusively affected our web browsers? It is reported that Mysearch.com can easily hijack Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Mysearch.com is also known as redirect virus. Technically it’s not a virus, however users calling it redirect virus, because it always redirects infected users to third party websites. Most of the times this hijacker generates pop-up and pop-under ads and force user to click on them, however with the new technologies, cyber criminals can create some invisible layers and forcibly redirect users to sponsored websites. By generating web traffic to sponsored sites, the developers of Mysearch.com earning money and improving ranks of dubious websites. Users getting no benefit from that, although they are risking to get infected or tricked by fake and malicious sites.
Mysearch.com can get inside your system by exploiting browsers vulnerabilities or bypassing system security. Even the most recent anti-virus and firewall protection cannot protect you from Mysearch.com browser hijacker, since it’s not a virus, but just some adware. However, we know that adware can harm even more than virus, because it is able to spy on user, download and install additional programs without user’s knowledge. We recommend to never open spam email attachments, never provide your name, address, phone number to unknown sources. If you noticed that your browser is lagging and freezing you should stop everything that you were doing and remove Mysearch.com hijacker from your pc.
Mysearch.com hijacker can easily get into your system, but won’t go away easy way. To remove Mysearch.com infection from your computer you will need to remove it from everywhere, starting from browsers extensions to system registry. Also, Mysearch.com might install some addition programs that will recover each other if you don’t remove the infection all at once. That’s why you should be patient and follow the steps described in the instructions below. We also recommend to try our automatic removal tool and scan your system with it. With user-friendly interface, you will be able to get rid of unwanted threats quickly and easily.
Symptoms of Mysearch.com infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Mysearch.com threat removal and it is easy to use.
After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the MYSEARCH.COM and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.