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.
|Type||Browser Hijacker, PUP|
|Short Description||Your browser will have its homepage, new tab and search engine changed. Searches can show sponsored content and advertisements.|
|Symptoms||Sets a custom browser homepage, new tab, search engine and modifies other settings as well.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundling|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com|
|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com.|
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.
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.
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 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)
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.