Bonzersearch.com is an unreliable search engine that you can get accidentally because its creators distribute it via bundled software installers that inject it into your browser automatically. If this search engine has replaced your default search engine, then you might want to remove it because it offers nothing of value. In fact, this search engine was created by a company that is dedicated to search engine marketing and web traffic generation. It was also set to collect information about you that we think is used for geotargeting purposes. In this short article, we will discuss how this search engine works, how it is distributed and how you can get rid of it.
This search engine was created by a company that calls itself Bonzer Search. They claim that Bonzer Search is firmly positioned as global leaders in search engine marketing and web traffic generation.” This company claims to be based in Asia, but the information provided on Bonzersearch.com offers no additional information on its origins. Nevertheless, this particular search engine has the most visits from inside India. The fact that it has a significant number of visits from that country suggests that it should be distributed via websites that are popular there.
Our analysis has shown that this search engine can be distributed using bundled software installers. It is said that particular freeware websites can promote this search engine and offer you to install set it as your browser’s default search engine. The installers can have the installation of this search engine checked off by default, and you have to take notice and uncheck it if you do not want it. Furthermore, we have received reports that other shady search engines and browser hijackers that have replaced your default search engine (homepage, new tab page, search provider) can redirect you to Bonzersearch.com. Now let us go into more detail about how this particular search engine works.
If you use Bonzersearch.com as a regular search engine, then all of your entered search queries will be redirected to a modified Google search engine. As mentioned the developers of Bonzersearch.com are in the search engine marketing and web traffic generation business so, rest assured, that it will serve you commercial advertisements. It should show ads in its search results. However, not all of the ads are safe to click. It is possible that this search engine will promote malicious content that can jeopardize your computer’s security.
Therefore, you should consider removing Bonzersearch.com. While it is not malicious, it is evidently a doubtful search engine that is used to make money by some shady company. To remove it, please consult the instructions included below.
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