Search.mysearch.com is the search page of the browser hijacker MuzikFury. To remove the hijacker and its modifications, you should read the whole article carefully. MuzikFury can change settings of your browsers, like the search engine, homepage and new tab. It may add a browser extension and show misleading results from searches.
|Type||Browser Hijacker, PUP|
|Short Description||Your browsers can have their homepage, new tab and search engine modified. Sponsored results and advertisements can appear from search queries.|
|Symptoms||Sets its own browser homepage, new tab and search engine.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundle Packages, Google Web Store|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by MuzikFury |
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss MuzikFury.|
MuzikFury – Delivery
MuzikFury is mainly delivered through third-party installers. The hijacker can get inside your computer without you knowing because it hides in freeware installations and bundle packages. Such packages have additional components for installation, which are not always disclosed, and you could end up with Search.mysearch.com page hijacking your browsers. To avoid all that make sure to check for a Custom or Advanced setting in the installation setup.
MuzikFury is also on the Google Web Store as shown in the image above. Other ways the hijacker can be delivered are via advertisements, banners, pop-ups or from visiting suspicious websites. Such sites could be partners and affiliates of the hijacker. Every browser can be affected, but mostly Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox.
MuzikFury – Information
MuzikFury.thewhizmarketing.com is the main website domain of a browser hijacker named MuzikFury. The developers are APN, LLC, who are known to make hijackers in the past. One example is TuneJunkies.
When on your computer, the hijacker will make modifications to your computer and browsers. It can change the homepage, new tab, and search engine of your browsers. It is not excluded for it to add its own browser extension of the same name. The extension may do the following:
- Read and change all your data on the websites you visit
- Read and change your browsing history
- Manage your apps, add-ons, extensions and themes
Your searches will go via the Search.mysearch.com address, which will filter all your search queries. You could get redirected to sites connected with MuzikFury. You might see sponsored content and imprecise search results.
Advertisements could appear on web pages in the forms of pop-ups, pop-unders, banners and other ones. All sites, that you could be redirected to may get revenue based on pay-per-click.
- Your IP address
- The address of the last URL you visited
- Your browser and platform types
- Your browser language
- The data in any undeleted “cookies” that your browser previously accepted
- Search queries and misspelled URLs you enter using any related service
You can see the privacy in the picture here:
Remove MuzikFury Completely
To remove MuzikFury manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions given below. If the manual removal does not get rid of this browser hijacker and its modifications completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program will keep your system safe from future threats.