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  1. What is SearchPDFConverterHD? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SearchPDFConverterHD is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by SearchPDFConverterHD? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did SearchPDFConverterHD get on my computer? Brows
  2. What is Kibo web?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Kibo web is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.This particular one closes your search tab and uses the browsing history permission to open a new tab to run your search query on their own site.How do I know if my computer is affected by Kibo web?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How d
  3. What is IStreamSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that IStreamSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by IStreamSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did IStreamSearch get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different m
  4. What is MyCleanID? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that MyCleanID is a "privacy optimizer". These so-called "system optimizers" use exaggerated results or sometimes even intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have problems. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these problems. This particular one also uses web push notifications. How do I know if I am infected with MyCleanID? This is how the main screen of the system optimizer looks: You will find these icons in your taskbar, your startmenu, and on your desktop
  5. What is StreaminSearchs?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that StreaminSearchs is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.This particular one is a search hijacker and uses web push notifications.How do I know if my computer is affected by StreaminSearchs?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and these warnings during install:and these changed settings:How did StreaminSearchs get on my computer?Bro
  6. What is MovieSearches? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that MovieSearches is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by MovieSearches? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did MovieSearches get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different m
  7. What is FlixSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that FlixSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one closes your search tab and uses the browsing history permission to open a new tab to run your search query on their own site. How do I know if my computer is affected by FlixSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have noticed these warn
  8. What is BestPDFSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that BestPDFSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by BestPDFSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did BestPDFSearch get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different m
  9. What is Browse Moment? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Browse Moment is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one redirects the searches on bing.com, google.com,and yahoo.com. How do I know if my computer is affected by Browse Moment? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed header for your search results: You may have noticed these warni
  10. What is 4KSportSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that 4KSportSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one adds this type of recommendations to the search results. How do I know if my computer is affected by 4KSportSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install:
  11. What is MyPDFSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that MyPDFSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by MyPDFSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did MyPDFSearch get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for
  12. What is CleanMyPC?CleanMyPC is a system optimizer that triggers our PUP detection rules. By doing so we offer users a choice to consider whether they want to use this software. More information can be found on our Malwarebytes Labs blog.How do I know if I am affected by CleanMyPC?This is how the main screen of the system optimizer looks:You will find these icons in your taskbar, your startmenu, and on your desktop:and see these windows during install:and this type of screens during operations:You may see this entry in your list of installed programs:and this task in your list of Scheduled Task
  13. What is AllConvertersSearches? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that AllConvertersSearches is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by AllConvertersSearches? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did AllConvertersSearches get on my computer? B
  14. What is Flow? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Flow is a potentially unwanted program that behaves like adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. This particular one adds extra search results to Google searches. How do I know if my computer is affected by Flow? You may see these warnings during install: and this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: How did Flow get on my computer? Adware applications use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was
  15. What is Stream-Searchs? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Stream-Searchs is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by Stream-Searchs? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did Stream-Searchs get on my computer? Browser hijackers use differe
  16. What is SearchProConverter?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SearchProConverter is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.How do I know if my computer is affected by SearchProConverter?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and this changed setting:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did SearchProConverter get on my computer?Browser hijackers use different methods for distr
  17. What is Maps Assist? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Maps Assist is a browser NewTab. These so-called "NewTabs" can manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by Maps Assist? You may see this browser extension: these warnings during install: this new startpage: and this new setting: How did Maps Assist get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This
  18. What is StreamItSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that StreamItSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by StreamItSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did StreamItSearch get on my computer? Browser hijackers use differe
  19. What is GetMyDrivers? GetMyDrivers is a driver updater that triggers our PUP detection rules. By doing so we offer users a choice to consider whether they want to use this software. More information can be found on our Malwarebytes Labs blog. How do I know if I am affected by GetMyDrivers? This is how the main screen of the system optimizer looks: You will find these icons in your taskbar, your startmenu, and on your desktop: and see these windows during install: and this type of screens during operations: You may see this entry in your list of installed programs:
  20. What is TopStreamsSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that TopStreamsSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one is a search hijacker and uses web push notifications. How do I know if my computer is affected by TopStreamsSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and these warnings during install: and these changed settings: How di
  21. What is SearchTheConverter?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SearchTheConverter is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.How do I know if my computer is affected by SearchTheConverter?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and this changed setting:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did SearchTheConverter get on my computer?Browser hijackers use different methods for distr
  22. What is InboxNow?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that InboxNow is a browser NewTab. These so-called "NewTabs" can manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.InboxNow is a member of the MyWay/Mindspark/Ask family now known as IAC Applications.How do I know if my computer is affected by InboxNow?You may see this browser extension:these warnings during install:You may see this new startpage:this entry in your list of installed programs:and this new setting:How did InboxNow ge
  23. What is StreamBrosSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that StreamBrosSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by StreamBrosSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did StreamBrosSearch get on my computer? Browser hijackers use
  24. What is HDConverterSearch?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that HDConverterSearch is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.How do I know if my computer is affected by HDConverterSearch?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and this changed setting:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did HDConverterSearch get on my computer?Browser hijackers use different methods for distribut
  25. What is RadioSearches? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that RadioSearches is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by RadioSearches? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did RadioSearches get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different met
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