Your Template Finder Toolbar is misleading browser add-on for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. It was developed by IAC Applications a.k.a. MindSpark Interactive Network, well-know developer of adware applications and hijacking toolbars. YourTemplateFinder, according to the developers, provides access to design templates for your business, such as PowerPoint templates, website, e-mail and logo templates, business planners and calendars. Along with that, you get toolbar with search box and quick access links to weather and social widgets. Search engine and homepage settings in your browsers are compromised and modified to hp.myway.com.
QuickPDFMerger Toolbar or Quick PDF Merger New Tab is annoying browser hijacker, that infects Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer on Windows or MacOS. Extension was developed by IAC Applications a.k.a. MindSpark Interactive Network - notorious vendor of toolbars and adware platforms. QuickPDFMerger is add-on, that helps users perform various actions with PDF files, for example, combine several files into one, convert such files into other formats, create slideshows and share files on multiple platforms using different tools. Unfortunately, along with aforementioned features QuickPDFMerger Toolbar does certain modifications with browser settings. It replaces homepage to hp.myway.com and redirects user's search queries to int.search.myway.com, that, presumably, is enhanced and powered by Google, however, provides search results stuffed with sponsored links and excessive advertising.
MacOSDefender or MacOSDefender.app is malicious application for MacOS, that takes over search and homepage settings in Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. While searching for something, users can see multiple redirects, for example: goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net -> my-search.com -> searchroute-1560352588.us-west-2.elb.amazonaws.com -> alphashoppers.co. Some of this web addresses figured in our previous articles, from what we can make a conclusion, that those hijackers have similar roots and, probably, one team of developers.
There are a lot of hijackers, that install Search.yahoo.com (Us.yhs4.search.yahoo.com) as default search engine and homepage. Search engines fight for the market and different companies use various ways to distribute their product. Along with their own browser add-ons Yahoo is partnering with thousands of software developers and webmasters, allowing them to earn by driving traffic and customers to search.yahoo.com website. Developers earn on user clicks on ads inside Yahoo Search or just per each installation of Yahoo search products in browsers.
SafeFinder is browser extension that is installed in 3 major browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). SafeFinder replaces default search and homepage of all your browsers to search.safefinder.com. Even if you remove SafeFinder from Control Panel and extensions from browsers these settings will remain unchanged.
Ads and redirects from Laubeyrietechnology.com in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are caused by installed browser extensions. As a result, users constantly see advertising blocks before and after Google search results. After clicking on links in this ads, they are redirected to the aforementioned domain. Currently, there is a list of certain add-ons, known to be the source of infection, however, malware developers may extend distribution by purchasing more and more Chrome and Firefox extensions projects. Ads and redirects appear soon after updating such e This is a dangerous and perfidious way of spreading the infection, as it hits unsuspecting owners of previously good and safe add-ons.