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 malware|
|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.
Delete EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Windows and Your Browser
Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.
- Guide 1: How to Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com
Step 2: Uninstall EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com will be removed.
Eliminate EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.
Remove Push Notifications caused by EasyCurrentNewsAccess(.)com from Your Browsers.
Turn Off Push Notifications from Google Chrome
To disable any Push Notices from Google Chrome browser, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Settings in Chrome.
Step 2: In Settings, select “Advanced Settings”:
Step 3: Click “Content Settings”:
Step 4: Open “Notifications”:
Step 5: Click the three dots and choose Block, Edit or Remove options:
Remove Push Notifications on Firefox
Step 1: Go to Firefox Options.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search bar and click "Settings":
Step 3: Click “Remove” on any site you wish notifications gone and click “Save Changes”
Stop Push Notifications on Opera
Step 1: In Opera, press ALT+P to go to Settings
Step 2: In Setting search, type “Content” to go to Content Settings.
Step 3: Open Notifications:
Step 4: Do the same as you did with Google Chrome (explained below):
Eliminate Push Notifications on Safari
Step 1: Open Safari Preferences.
Step 2: Choose the domain from where you like push pop-ups gone and change to "Deny" from "Allow".