It is becoming increasingly common to encounter a stealthy program getting installed firmly on computer with obnoxious alterations in browsers. It is the high time to beef up your browser security because that is where most of users get cyber infection from. The means that cyber fraudsters used to disperse spam sites and malicious programs is increasingly sophisticated so that it could be confused for general computer users to distinguish questionable websites from floods of websites.
Www-mysearch.com is one of the malicious website that appears to be benign at the beginning. It is able to slither onto the computers with network connected and then lurk on the computer without users’ awareness. As a browser hijacker, it usually comes with potentially unwanted programs or other media allowing it goes undetected. Here are some common examples that how Www-mysearch.com arrives on users’ computer:
* When users click on a link or receive the attachment from a spam email, the installer of junk-filled programs will be downloaded on the computer right away and being installed automatically. Meanwhile the browser settings get changed.
* One or more pop-up boxes/windows/tabs appear on the browser. The contents of the pop-ups can be various: fake warning about your computer system, fake update invitation and mostly are about promotional ads. Users will get redirected to unsafe page or the installation about foistware will be triggered once they click on the pop-ups.
* When users download software from risky websites, the malware can come along with the real program and get installed through drive-by download. The malware will alter the settings of the browser if such action has been written in its prewritten code.
* Web users receive harmful contents via social networks like Facebook, Twitter or Go