521news.com is a site that you might be routed to by a browser hijacker that is capable of replacing your homepage with https://s3.amazonaws.com/amazo/RNND/[letters and numbers].html. It was found that this hijacker might be recognized by different names, and this solely depends on the search engines that it redirects users to. For example, a user trying to remove Trickyquestion.com from their homepage is essentially fighting the same infection that initiates redirecting to 521news.com. This all might be confusing at first, but we are sure that things will clear up if you read our report. We have analyzed this browser hijacker in our internal lab, which is what makes us qualified to talk about this infection. We also know how to delete 521news.com, and we are willing to share this knowledge.
The so-called 521news.com hijacker is not an infection that all Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox users need to be afraid of. As a matter of fact, this infection targets users in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Qatar. If you live in this region, you have to be extremely cautious about unreliable software bundles that might hide the silent installer of 521news.com. You also need to beware of clandestine Trojans. Our research shows that this browser hijacker might come as a payload of a dangerous Trojan. Needless to say, if one malicious threat is slipped in without your notice, it is possible that other unreliable programs were installed without your notice as well. Even though this report only highlights the removal of 521news.com, you should not forget to inspect your PC and delete other malicious threats if they were installed along with the hijacker.
Many users tend to sweep their virtual security problems under the rug just because they do not want to/do not know how to deal with them. Even though 521news.com usually attacks in a very aggressive and illegal manner, not all users remove this infection right away. Some think that because this search tool offers functioning web search services it is not dangerous, but that is not necessarily the case. Our researchers indicate that 521news.com could spy on you using vulnerable tracking cookies and could introduce you to potentially unreliable banner advertisements. If you want to avoid all security issues associated with this software, it is essential that you remove 521news.com ASAP.
We are sure that you have not downloaded 521news.com intentionally or knowing how it acts, but it is your responsibility to delete this hijacker from your browsers. If you have already tried to remove this browser hijacker from your browsers but failed, you must be unaware that this infection affects the browser shortcut properties. It affects the Target, to be more specific. If you change the Target back to normal, you will not need to remove 521news.com from your browsers because it will be removed automatically. If this is not what you experience after following our guide below, make sure you contact us so that we could help you, or install an automated malware remover to delete 521news.com for you.