SafeSearch Incognito Removal Guide

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Have you already found your Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox settings changed to http://safe.search.tools/ and there is a new extension SafeSearch Incognito installed on the affected web browser? If “yes” is the answer to this question, we have to tell you the unpleasant truth – there is an untrustworthy piece of software installed on your computer. No, it is not a browser hijacker even if you see your browsers’ settings altered without your consent. Instead, a potentially unwanted program is the one that should be blamed for changing the settings of your browsers. It has been named SafeSearch Incognito. Yes, the new extension you see on the list of add-ons is nothing more than a potentially unwanted application. Although the majority of users who discover a new page set on their browsers cannot explain why it is there, some users are aware of the fact that the SafeSearch Incognito extension has made these modifications because they are the ones who have downloaded and installed it from any of its official sources. No matter the group of users you belong to, you should not keep this extension installed even though it is advertised as beneficial software that allows users to surf the web anonymously and thus ensures their privacy. It is because it is not an exactly a beneficial piece of software. We will elaborate on this in the next paragraph of this article, so you should continue reading it if you want to find more about SafeSearch Incognito.

We are not surprised at all that users who value their privacy install this extension willingly because it is promoted as a powerful tool that can make the web browsing and searching private. Research has shown that it does that by setting a new search tool on users’ browsers despite the fact that users are told that only “searches that may be tracked and tied to your personal information” will be redirected to “SafeSearch Incognito’s search partner.” Specifically speaking, you will see http://safe.search.tools/ set as your homepage, default search tool, and New Tab URL. We have to admit that it seems to be a reputable search tool at first glance, but, unfortunately, we cannot confirm that it will really enable you to perform web searches anonymously because the Privacy Policy document of SafeSearch Incognito that can be accessed from its official website contains the contradicting information. It seems that the so-called non-personally identifiable information about users’ machines and their activities on the web will still be recorded. Potentially unwanted programs usually use the gathered data to improve or personalize the service, but, of course, there are no guarantees that this recorded information will not end up in the hands of people having bad intentions, so be cautious! Actually, the smartest decision would be to delete the potentially unwanted application completely from the system because, evidently, it is not exactly what it claims to be.

SafeSearch Incognito has been classified as a potentially unwanted program not only because it changes browsers’ settings. It is considered untrustworthy also because it is not a problem for it to enter the user’s system without permission. Researchers at 411-spyware.com say that the most commonly used method to spread it is called bundling, but, of course, it would be too naive to expect that it is the only one. Potentially unwanted programs are not the only ones to spread bundled, so you should install a security application to protect your system from the entrance of new undesirable software. You should be more careful from now on as well, i.e., you are still avoid visiting dubious pages and downloading software from them.

The only way to remove the undesirable page set by SafeSearch Incognito as a homepage, search tool, and New Tab URL is to erase that extension completely. Luckily, it can be erased quite easily through the add-ons manager. If it is the first time you are going to delete the browser extension manually, you should check our manual removal guide we have placed for you below this article. It does not mean that you necessarily have to go to erase it manually. The undesirable extension can be removed automatically as well using a powerful malware remover. Click the Download button to get a free diagnostic version of such a tool.

Delete SafeSearch Incognito

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and press Alt+T.
  2. Select Add-ons.
  3. Click Extensions.
  4. Locate SafeSearch Incognito in the Extensions menu and select it.
  5. Click the Remove button.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and tap Alt+F simultaneously.
  2. Select More tools.
  3. Click Extensions to open the add-ons menu.
  4. Select SafeSearch Incognito and click the recycle bin icon.
  5. Click Remove in the confirmation window.
Download Remover for SafeSearch Incognito *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

SafeSearch Incognito Screenshots:

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