It seems that by signing up for Prize-Party website, you will be able to win such prizes as MacBook, iPod and so on. All you have to do is log in with your Facebook account to prize-party.com and that is it. However, you should think twice before you do it. The website is obviously full of commercial advertisements, and sometimes the site does not even allow you to register for the lottery even after you log in with your Facebook account! Naturally, there is something fishy about Prize-Party, so it is no surprise that the application can be considered a browser hijacker.
The reason why this application can cause some trouble is the fact that it can alter your home page and your default search engine settings. Naturally, these changes occur without your permission, and Prize-Party does not even prompt you about the oncoming modifications. When you enter the website, no program is downloaded, but if you were to check Prize-Party's Facebook page, you would see that it promotes a number of coupon websites and other commercial pages. Thus, it is very likely that if you download an application from a third party related to Prize-Party, this browser hijacker gets installed on your PC as well.
What are the risks of Prize-Party installation? First of all, when your home page gets hijacked, the risks of constant redirections increase. Since Prize-Party is related to a list of coupon and commercial websites, it is very likely that you will experience constant pop-ups with links to other websites. In general, any unsolicited change to your browser compromises your system security and lowers down system guard. As a result, dangerous malware infection can enter the PC at ease, and your personal information might get leaked.
In order to avoid this, you need to remove Prize-Party from your computer. To restore your default browser settings, follow the instructions below.
Instructions for Internet Explorer
Instructions for Mozilla Firefox
Instructions for Google Chrome
Restoring your browser settings may not be enough to remove Prize-Party from your PC. Thus, perform a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to check whether you have any other suspicious files in your system. If so, do not hesitate to invest in a powerful antimalware tool and remove the infection.