www-search.com is a browser hijacker also known as a Potentially Unwanted Program as it changes your default homepage and search engine to www-search.com. Avoiding PUPs is not always a easy task, Este Browser Hijacker é frequentemente empacotado usando freeware e oferecidos durante a instalação do software legítimo. Software from Download.com or CNET may contain additional software. So, be aware when you install software onto your computer and carefully read the terms of agreements during installation. Filhotes de cachorro, Adware or Browser Hijackers are commonly bundled with software. This software is not always malicious and may occasionally be offered as handy software or browser enhancing software.
A parte interessante este Browser Hijackers é que eles podem instalar o software para se protegerem contra mudar a página inicial padrão para outra homepage. Search Protect from Conduit is software that monitors the browser for any changes, if anything changes within the browser it alerts you with a question if you really want to change the homepage or keep your existing one.
Isto pode soar como uma coisa boa, but its just a nasty way to keep their Search Engine as default homepage and default search engine to get web-traffic and revenue by promoting in-text advertisements. Too bad this Browser Hijacker is not detected by Antivirus software as they are “Filhotes de cachorro” Programas potencialmente indesejados, and you might want them ? I don’t think you want them, so follow our removal guide to get rid of it.
Afterwards install free software as MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to remove and protect your computer from PUPs.