istartsurf.com

If you have opened your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser and noticed that your homepage and search engine have been replaced by istartsurf.com without your permission, you should know that a browser hijacker has entered your system. Unfortunately, istartsurf.com browser hijacker will not only change the settings of your browser, but also modify the Target line, which means that it will revive every time you try to delete it from the system. In this sense, istartsurf.com is very similar to other browser hijackers that belong to Qone8 family, for instance, V9.com, Omiga-plus.com, Webssearches.com, and the like.

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GoSave

It is clear to see that GoSave is an adware application. As such, it is bound to collect information on your web search queries and your most frequently visited websites. Later on this data is used to create a flow of commercial advertisements that appear each time you access online stores. These advertisements could be the cause of severe computer security problems, so it would be a good idea to remove GoSave right now. Adware programs are not dangerous computer infections, but it is not recommended to keep one on your computer.

Meteoroids

Meteoroids is not an infection; however, malware researchers warn that you should treat this suspicious application with caution. The program is represented as the ‘web’s worst nightmare’, and if you install it,...

Webssearches.com

Webssearches.com is yet another browser hijacker from the infamous Qvo6 family. Unfortunately, the hijacker is camouflaged as a regular search engine created by EMG Technology Limited, which is why not all computer...

GoForFiles

GoForFiles is a peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing client which is meant to help you download movies, music and various other files onto your personal computer. The application has been published by Righway Technologies,...