We see only one reason why your browsers have started opening a new website Search.searcheasyma.com – a browser hijacker (a well-known type of malicious software) has successfully infiltrated your computer and then made these unauthorized changes. This browser hijacker has been developed by the company Polarity Technologies Ltd. It has already released a ton of suspicious pages specialists consider typical browser hijackers despite their legitimate-looking interfaces. Since it is not the first product this company has developed, specialists have quickly analyzed Search.searcheasyma.com and found out how it acts. It has turned out that it does not differ from Search.yourmapscenter.com, Search.yourclassifiedscenter.com, and other similar browser hijackers belonging to this infamous company. The information you need to know about it is provided in the next paragraph of this article, but we want to say in advance that the search tool you see set on your browsers is not a reputable search provider you can use fearlessly.
Specialists working at 411-spyware.com say that Search.searcheasyma.com is not a trustworthy search engine because it, first, hijacks browsers’ settings. That is, it sets itself as a new homepage on all users’ browsers and, as a consequence, makes these users’ preferred pages gone. At first glance, this search tool does not look harmful at all. It has all the features of an ordinary search tool, so it does not surprise us at all that so many users do not hurry to delete it from their browsers. Despite the fact that this search tool returns search results like a reputable search tool and enables users quickly open Google Maps, Bing Maps, check the weather forecast, and access the most popular social networking websites, our researchers specializing in cybersecurity do not recommend keeping it set as a homepage and using it to search for the information on the web. They say so not because it has been classified a browser hijacker. Research conducted by these specialists has shown that Search.searcheasyma.com might display the modified Yahoo! search results to users. In other words, they might see sponsored links on search results pages opened for them. Most probably, the owner of the browser hijacker gets money for advertising certain pages. Although you are the one who clicks on those ads and risks landing on a page with untrustworthy software, nobody is going to share the advertising revenue with you.
We do not think that you have set Search.searcheasyma.com as your homepage willingly. It is because researchers have noticed that this infection is mainly promoted by pop-ups. One click on such a pop-up and this infection successfully enters the system and applies changes to browsers. Specialists say that advertising-supported applications are usually the ones responsible for displaying ads to users, so if you see them on your screen periodically, you should scan your system with an automated malware remover (it is the easiest and quickest removal method). It is only one of several distribution methods that might be used to spread this browser hijacker. Browser hijackers might also travel bundled with third-party software, specialists say. Luckily, automatic antimalware tools are available and can help you to prevent them from entering your system.
You will remove Search.searcheasyma.com from Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome only by removing extensions representing the browser hijacker from both of them. As for the Internet Explorer browser, you could fix it by deleting the browser hijacker through Control Panel. If it is still unclear what your moves should be, check the manual removal guide (scroll down) or perform a system scan with a reputable scanner.