If a search tool Search.htrackyourpackages.co developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd has been set on all your browsers as a homepage and, from that moment on, it is automatically opened for you each time you launch any of your browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox), this must a sign that a malicious application has illegally entered your system. This infection is better known as a browser hijacker because it hijacks all browsers following the successful infiltration. Theoretically, any user might discover a new search tool set on their browsers without their permission; however, those users having unprotected PCs should be careful the most because it is a piece of cake for browser hijackers to enter their computers. We suspect that you are reading this article because you have already found your browsers hijacked. If it is true, you must change your browsers’ settings as soon as possible. Keeping any Polarity search tool is a very bad idea because some of the search results they return to users are the so-called modified search results. Clicking on such a search result is the beginning of all kinds of problems, and we are sure that it is only a question of time when this happens because these untrustworthy search results cannot be spotted very easily and users click on them sooner or later.
It is not a secret why you see Search.htrackyourpackages.co when you launch your browser – you have been infected with the browser hijacker. These infections are usually installed on users’ PCs without their knowledge next to free applications developed by third parties. Users find those applications on P2P pages and decide to download them, but, unfortunately, they install a browser hijacker on their computers without their knowledge. Users are usually informed about the changes that are going to be applied to their browsers, but they cannot prevent this from happening because they do not read the provided information and, as a consequence, cannot do anything about that. If you are not a very experienced user, you could not protect your PC from future malware as well. Therefore, our security specialists have a piece of advice for you that you should not ignore – install a security application on your computer today.
You must remove Search.htrackyourpackages.co from your browsers as soon as possible. You can change your default homepage, or you can simply reset your browsers to their default settings to make it disappear. In our opinion, the latter is the easiest method after the automatic removal, so we have provided instructions explaining how to reset browsers below this article. Feel free to use them if you need some help.