Search.searchlrom.com is a search tool that can replace the homepage on IE, Firefox, and Chrome browsers. It can replace the homepage without any notification, but, in most cases, it asks for the user’s permission, which is what should make you trust it more. After all, a piece of software you install yourself always looks less menacing than an unfamiliar piece whose entrance is considered illegal. Of course, this hijacker proves that software you install yourself can also turn out to be unreliable. According to our research, the hijacker we discuss in this report can redirect you to a third-party search engine to deliver potentially unreliable sponsored links. On top of that, this threat can record data that might include personally-identifiable information. Due to these reasons, we strongly advise deleting Search.searchlrom.com from your browsers immediately. Read the report to learn more about this hijacker and then check out the removal guide below to learn how to get rid of it.
According to our malware experts, Search.searchlrom.com looks identical to Search.youremailnow.com and other browser hijackers that belong to the SaferBrowser family. Although all of these hijackers look identical, it appears that they can be created by different parties that are using the same platform. For example, if you trust the official information provided by the creator of Search.searchlrom.com, it was developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd., which is not a well-known, reputable company. Another thing that is worth mentioning is that most SaferBrowser hijackers are linked to their own extensions. For example, the Search.youremailnow.com hijacker that we already mentioned is introduced via the “Your Email Now” extension. How about the hijacker that has corrupted your browsers? Was it represented via a strange extension? Is it called “Loveroms?” This name is represented via the home page of the hijacker, but we are not exactly sure what it means. In general, if an extension is responsible for exposing you to the hijacker, the chances are that all you need to do is to delete this extension.
Have you noticed that Search.searchlrom.com redirects your search queries to Yahoo Search engine? Do you think that is normal? Unless you are using Yahoo search, you should not be redirected to it. The biggest issue here is that the results could be modified by the hijacker to introduce you to sponsored links. Do you understand why the hijacker promotes third-party links? It is most likely that a pay-per-click system has been set up, and the administrator of the hijacker earns money for every click that you make. This would not be so awful if the parties working with Search.searchlrom.com were trustworthy and if their intentions were good. However, we know nothing about these parties because there is no information about them. Obviously, due to this, we have to consider the possibility that these parties are malicious and that you might be at risk if you interact with the links represented by them. Do you think this is a good reason to remove the hijacker? We do.
Even if Search.searchlrom.com turned out to be harmless, there is no denying that this browser hijacker is absolutely useless. It does not offer beneficial services, and the only seemingly good thing is that it reroutes to Yahoo Search. Well, here’s an idea for you: Why don’t you replace the hijacker with Yahoo Search? This will definitely solve a lot of security-related issues for you. Using the guide below, you can remove Search.searchlrom.com from your browsers. Note that you should also scan your PC to check for other active threats and, possibly, the leftovers of the hijacker. If you choose to employ anti-malware software, the detection and the removal of all threats will be taken care of. So, is it now clear what you should do? If it is not, we strongly recommend using the comments section below to start a conversation. We are here to assist you and help get your operating system clean.