BingoWeb(.)ga is the website of a browser hijacker named BingoWeb. Read the article carefully to its end to know how to remove it. The hijacker can modify the new tab, homepage, and search engine. You can experience redirects, which may also be triggered from the main page of the hijacker. Search results might be different than ones of other search engines and show adverts.
|Type||Browser Hijacker, PUP|
|Short Description||The homepage, new tab, and search engine of your browsers are changed.|
|Symptoms||Your browsers can have their homepage, new tab, and search engine modified. A browser extension might be added. Advertisements and sponsored content may be shown in the search results.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundle Packages|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by malware|
|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss BingoWeb(.)ga.|
BingoWeb(.)ga – Delivery Methods
A widespread method for delivery of BingoWeb(.)ga is with the aid of third-party installation setups. Without knowing, the hijacker can enter your computer. It could be hiding in freeware installs and bundled packages. Additional components are selected for installation by default in such packs. The components are hidden, so BingoWeb(.)ga can be installed. Searching for a Custom or an Advanced setting in the setup is a nice way of preventing unneeded installations.
BingoWeb(.)ga can redirect you to a lot of different places. An example is shown in the above image. A browser extension might come along with the hijacker and be responsible for part of the redirects. Another delivery method for this hijacker is by clicking on ads and visiting suspicious sites. Websites which are unknown might be partnered with the hijacker makers. Affected browsers are: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
BingoWeb(.)ga – Information
BingoWeb(.)ga is the main website for a browser hijacker of the same name. Its design is familiar and it is definitely from the makers of Search-Eyes(.)tk.
If this hijacker lands on your computer, you will see a change in your browser settings. All browsers might have the new tab setting and homepages modified. The search engine can be switched with another one. The hijacker does not claim to do anything special. Ads and a bookmarks button show on the main page.
Browser extensions associated to BingoWeb(.)ga can be installed. These extensions may get to your PC from bundled software or from redirects sent by the hijacker. The extension will redirect you further and might switch more settings of your browsers. Most of these extensions can do the following:
- Read and change all your data on the websites you visit
- Change your search settings
All information typed into the BingoWeb(.)ga address will be filtered from it. Entering any personal information will be collected by the hijacker. The search results might show adverts or sponsored content. The results might be different from other search engines. Sometimes, BingoWeb(.)ga hijacker might use a Google Custom Search which is limited to only 10 pages of search results:
Redirects can appear from everywhere while the hijacker is inside your computer. Besides the browser extensions that can make many redirects, the homepage of BingoWeb(.)ga can unexpectedly redirect you too. Message boxes, pop-ups, text links and banners can show as ad content on the web pages you are on. The redirects could be gathering traffic to partners of the hijacker, on a pay-per-click basis.
We are using third party services to record data:
“Google Custom Search Engine”
The policy reads that the following information may be collected:
- Search queries and all data you type in searches
- Search data and specifics of searches
- Date and time of your search requests
- IP address
- Browser (type and language)
- URLs you visited
- Your Internet Search Provider
Using BingoWeb, their servers, and third-party servers will inevitably lead to the gathering of your data, according to the policy. They all use third parties, and advertising companies bring all adverts to the main page of their site. Cookies, beacons, and other technologies are used for the advertising and to track your personal information. DART cookies serve Google ads on their site.
The BingoWeb(.)ga site does not protect anyone’s privacy and contrary to that – it invades your privacy. Information is collected via their adverts, website visits, search page, and clicks. That data is shared with third-parties. Removing this hijacker should be your priority.
Remove BingoWeb(.)ga Completely
To remove BingoWeb(.)ga manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions provided below. If the manual removal does not get rid of the browser hijacker fully, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software can keep your computer safe.
Delete BingoWeb(.)ga from Windows and Your Browser
Remove BingoWeb(.)ga automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.
- Guide 1: How to Remove BingoWeb(.)ga from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of BingoWeb(.)ga from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove BingoWeb(.)ga from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase BingoWeb(.)ga from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall BingoWeb(.)ga from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove BingoWeb(.)ga from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate BingoWeb(.)ga from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove BingoWeb(.)ga from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove BingoWeb(.)ga
Step 2: Uninstall BingoWeb(.)ga 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 BingoWeb(.)ga 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 BingoWeb(.)ga there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of BingoWeb(.)ga from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall BingoWeb(.)ga 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 BingoWeb(.)ga 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 malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove BingoWeb(.)ga 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 BingoWeb(.)ga 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 BingoWeb(.)ga 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 BingoWeb(.)ga 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 BingoWeb(.)ga will be removed.
Eliminate BingoWeb(.)ga 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.