Resultforquery.com is not just a search engine. It is also considered a browser hijacker that is distributed using deceptive methods. We have analyzed this hijacker and have come to the conclusion that you should remove this infection if you happen to get it. We have found that it may be reset as your browser’s homepage each time you try to enter a new homepage address. Unsurprisingly, this hijacker is likely to display links and promotions of external websites inside its search results, so using it for searches is not a very good idea. The Internet is exploding with malicious software and Resultforquery.com is just a small portion of this. In order to counter the security threats posed by this program, you should invest in an antimalware program. Regardless, this article is designed to provide as much information about this infection and tackle the issue of its removal.
This program’s developers are dishonest and they go to great lengths to present this hijacker as something unique. Here is a quote from its website: “Result for query are firmly positioned as global leaders in search engine marketing and web traffic generation.” Obviously, this search engine is not a global leader in anything, but it is true that this search engine/browser hijacker was created for the single purpose of generating we traffic to various websites. That is how its developers make money off it. It website also states that Resultforquery.com was created by a company located in Asia. No further details are provided about the developer, which only makes this hijacker even more suspicious.
Our research has revealed that Resultforquery.com is distributed using malicious software installers that modify browser settings. These kinds of installers usually feature more than just one browser hijacker of course. Malicious software bundles may contain adware, bad toolbars, and potentially unwanted programs as well. The reason why Resultforquery.com is referred to as a browser hijacker is because its installer does not allow you to decide whether you want your browser’s homepage to be changed or not. Furthermore, it may prevent you from making changes to the settings. Therefore, any modifications you might try to make may be overridden by this hijacker.
Resultforquery.com’s only objective is to generate revenue for its developers. It redirects web traffic to its address and prays on inexperienced users to use it as a search engine. However, this search engine is bound to contain links to third-party websites that pay Resultforquery.com’s developers to promote. These website are likely to be unreliable as legitimate entities do not have dealings with the likes of malware developers.
It is plain to see that Resultforquery.com is not just any search engine. Due to the fact that it is unreliable, its developers have to resort to using deceptive distribution methods. Their primary goal is to make money, so they are likely to promote shady websites in Resultforquery.com’s search results. The most annoying part is that it may be difficult to delete. Therefore, we have composed and included a removal guide at the bottom of this description.
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