Websearch.searchfix.info is a search engine that presents users with the search results of Google Search. Even though the activity of the search engine is suspicious, most do not identify it as dangerous. You certainly should not identify this search provider as harmless if it has taken over the installed browsers abruptly, without permission. Illegal changes to active search tools are usually recognized as browser hijacking, and browser hijackers must be removed without hesitation. Needless to say, you must delete Websearch.searchfix.info from the browsers if it was installed without authorization; however, you should consider the removal of the program even if you have installed it yourself.
According to the research conducted by our malware analysts, Websearch.searchfix.info is identical to Websearch.allsearches.info, Websearch.fixsearch.info, and other search providers from the Websearch Hijackers family. We recommend having all of the programs associated to the family deleted from the system. This includes the disturbing browser extensions which are often installed onto Chrome, Firefox or IE browsers without permission. We have discovered that SearchNewTab and MySearch as the apps which are most likely to enter the system packaged with the hijackers; however, you may need to delete other unreliable programs as well. Keep in mind that you will have to remove the aforementioned browser add-ons even if they are installed with different names, like SearCHNewwTab or SNNT.
It is obvious that some of the programs travelling with the hijacker may be dangerous; however, the most important question right now is whether Websearch.searchfix.info is dangerous itself. The infection redirects to google.com/search, installs data-tracking cookies and may slow down Internet connection speeds, but that is about all that it does. Of course, you must not underestimate Websearch.searchfix.info cookies because they might collect personally identifiable information, which means that if you do not remove these cookies, your email address, login data and other sensitive information could be leaked. This is the main reason it is necessary to remove Websearch.searchfix.info as soon as possible.
We offer a three-step removal system if Websearch.searchfix.info has been installed onto the browsers. You firstly need to uninstall undesirable programs. After this, you must delete Websearch.searchfix.info from the browsers. Finally, you need to delete additionally installed infections, and we recommend performing this task with the assistance of automatic malware removal software. This software is also recommended if you fear the infiltration of other malware, and this certainly could happen because cyber criminals constantly develop new scams to spread malware to unprotected systems.
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