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EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com Removal

EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com is the official domain of another browser hijacker made by SaferBrowser. To remove this unwanted application, you should carefully read this article to the end.

The hijacker will modify a browser and change its settings, like the search engine, homepage and new tab. It may set a browser extension, and add a toolbar. Search results can be misleading.

NameEasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com
TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionYour browser will have its homepage, new tab and search engine changed. Searches can show sponsored content and advertisements.
SymptomsSets a custom browser homepage, new tab, search engine and modifies other settings as well.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installers, Bundling
Detection ToolDownload Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com
User Experience Join our forum to discuss EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com.

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EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com – Delivery

EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com can get inside your computer via third-party installers. That can happen without you knowing, because the hijacker can hide in freeware installations and bundled packages. In these packages, additional components for installation aren’t always disclosed, and you can install a EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com related program. You can avoid that, if you check the Custom or Advanced settings in the installation setup.

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The hijacker is also delivered through an extension from Google Chrome’s Web Store as shown above and through the Easycurrentnewsaccess(.)com/News? address. Other ways you can get the hijacker are via ads, pop-ups, banners or by visiting unknown sites. Such websites are probably partners and affiliates of the hijacker. Any browser can be affected, especially Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.

EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com – Description

EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com is the domain of a browser hijacker. The hijacker bears the same name and is developed by SaferBrowser. That company also made many other unwanted programs, like Search.getmaps(.)co and Search.yourinstantemail(.)com.

Inside your computer, the hijacker will make changes to your PC and browser settings. The hijacker will modify the existing homepage, new tab, and search engine of all your browsers. Sometimes it adds a browser extension. The extension does the following:

  • Read and change all your data on the websites you visit
  • Read and change your browsing history
  • Manage your downloads
  • Manage your apps, add-ons, extensions and themes

Your searches will be done via the Search.EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com address, which will filter them. You might see sponsored or misleading results. You might even be redirected to affiliate sites of the hijacker from the custom search engine.

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You might see advertisements displayed on web pages – pop-ups, pop-unders, banners, in-text links and others. All websites, that you are redirected to may make money for every page visit.

The Privacy Policy of EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com is the same as that of SaferBrowser and the other programs related to that company. The policy states that just by using their search engine and software leads to data collection – personally or non-personally-identifiable.

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The information that can be collected is:

  • IP address
  • Search queries
  • Search data and specifics of searches
  • Internet Search Provider name
  • URLs and clicks
  • Browser (version and type)
  • Operating System (and other related data)

Everything collected by EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com can be shared with their partners and other third-parties. Cookies are used to track your internet activity, and you may see advertisements based on that information as stated in the privacy policy.

EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com – Removal

To remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com manually from your PC, follow the step-by-step removal instructions given below. If the manual removal does not get rid of this browser hijacker and its changes completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software will also keep your computer safe from future threats.

Delete EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Windows and Your Browser

1.Remove or Uninstall EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com in Windows
2.Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Your Browser

Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.

1. Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
2. Back up your data to secure it against attacks related to EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com in the future
Optional: Using Alternative Anti-Malware Tools
NOTE! Substantial notification about the EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com threat: Manual removal of EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com requires interference with system files and registries. Thus, it can cause damage to your PC. Even if your computer skills are not at a professional level, don’t worry. You can do the removal yourself just in 5 minutes, using a malware removal tool.

Berta Bilbao

Berta is the Editor-in-Chief of SensorsTechForum. She is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space.

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