SurfBuyer is unwanted advertising program that displays ads and pop-ups in Safari, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser on Mac. Ads can promote various things, like rogue software for Mac, discounts, shopping deals and other type of doubtful offers. Application installs without user permission and starts generating advertising content. In some cases adware installs “SurfBuyer” extension in browsers.
Amisites.com is malicious search engine, that alters browser settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It overwrites values of homepage and default search engine in all this browsers and modifies browser shortcuts. Hijacker adds “amisites.com” to the “Target” field in shortcut properties and browser always open this website in the new tab. Amisites.com redirects user search queries to “google.com” or “yahoo.com”, but collects typed data and users browser information to sell this data to advertisers.
Chumsearch.com is unwanted search engine for Safari, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers running on Mac. It is installed by browser hijacker along with freeware. This webpage is associated with famous Safe Finder malware and search queries, that user types on Chumsearch.com are redirected to search.safefinder.com and then to search.yahoo.com. This website overrides search and homepage settings in browsers, and hijacker module does not allow user to revert this settings.
If you see Searchgra.com in your browsers, it means you are infected by hijacker. This piece of malware installs with freeware, changes browser settings (homepage and search engine) and hijacks browser shortcuts on the desktop. Usually, it applies to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers, however, sometimes it effects Safari, Opera or less popular browsers. Searchgra.com looks like typical search engine, with logo, vaguely reminiscent of Google, and search engine actually provided by it – Google Custom Search (cse.google.com). This is option, that Google offers to website owners to create their own labeled search engine and get all advantages of Google.com search.
HotShoppy is browser adware application for Mac OSX. It infects PC along with freeware utilities for Mac and installs browser extensions in Safari, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Among its harmful effects are: generating ads and pop-ups, displaying coupons, discounts and deals, inserting ads in search results. Advertisements are based on user search and browsing habits, browser history, bookmarked pages.