Fake Scanner Sites
Google Search Redirects
Alias: SearchYa!, SearchYa Toolbar, SearchYa.com, SearchYa Toolbar Adware, SearchYa Toolbar Firefox, SearchYa Toolbar Google
Description: The SearchYa Toolbar (SearchYa!) is an Internet Explorer / FireFox / Google Chrome toolbar that gets installed on your computer and changes your homepage and search settings to searchya.com. To remove SearchYa Toolbar and searcheya.com, restore your homepage and search settings, download and run SpyNoMore.
Adware - Adware is a software application which displays advertisements on your computer. Advertisements can be displayed through pop-up / pop-under windows, additional bars or toolbars, underlined links or buttons that appear on a computer screen. Adware applications include additional code that delivers the ads. Adware authors earn money when users click on those ads. Occasionally, adware includes code that tracks user's site visits and passes it to third parties without the user's permission or knowledge.
Homepage Hijacker - A Homepage Hijacker is a software application that takes control over your browser's settings. Usually it changes your home page and redirects it to some other site or modifies your search settings. It prevents you to change browser's settings. In such hijacks, your browser may operate normally, but be much slower.
Search Hijacker - A Search Hijacker redirects your Google, Yahoo, Bing and other search engine search results to unfamiliar websites. Search Hijacker infections are usually the result of a malware infection. Takes control of your browser's default search engine. The search results may not necessarily be the best fit as those usually come from paid advertisements, as issued to you by the Hijacker authors. Search hijackers prevent you from changing your browser's default search engine, and they tend to slow down PC performance.
Toolbar - A Toolbar is a group of buttons that performs different tasks. Unwanted toolbars are usually installed by adware programs that try to send users to their paying advertisers.
Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.
SpyNoMore removes SearchYa Toolbar: Yes
Threat risk: High Risk
Very dangerous malware. Can log user's keyboard activity and take snapshots of the user's screen. Uses stealth installation and removal is very difficult. Category includes spyware programs, adware programs and trojans.
SearchYa Toolbar is added to your browser.
SearchYa.com search results.
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