YeaDesktop is advertising application possibly originating in China. It consists of application, that installs in Program Files and website Yeadesktop.com, that overrides search and homepage settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Adware constantly receives instructions from xiaobingdou.com website, on what kind of ads to show the end user. YeaDesktop often can be seen under the name “18.104.22.168” in Programs and features, and when you try to remove it it opens window with captcha with hieroglyphs, which makes it difficult to remove standard way.
Cleanserp.net is web page that imitates look and functionality of popular search engines, and is used by browser hijackers to set up as homepage and default search engine. Mainly, hijacker affects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Cleanserp can be transcribed as “clean search engine result page”, however all it does from the user point of view – redirects queries to Google.com. Their slogan “The search engine that respects your privacy” is false statement, as it was made solely to collect online behavior data from users and drive traffic to third party websites.
Default-search.net website and search engine is distributed via browser hijackers in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It was created by Linkey Inc. Purpose of a fraudulent scheme is to set up this site as default homepage and search engine and compel users to utilize it and earn on clicks on advertisements. Default-search.net redirects user queries to search.yahoo.com, however it may collect private browser data and sell it to third parties.
Initialsite123.com is another wide-spread hijacker, that replaces homepage and search engine settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer with search.yahoo.com. This is popular pattern, when malefactors are affiliated with well-known search engines, and get paid for users redirected to certain search websites. Search engines fight for the market, and developers of Initialsite123.com use deceptive methods to set website up in browsers as default homepage, search engine and newtab.