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Remove DailyBestSearch(.)com Browser Hijacker Totally from Your Computer

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DailyBestSearch(.)com is the main domain for the browser hijacker BestDaily Search. The hijacker redirects you and afterward lands you on a Bing search results page. All of your search queries will go through the SafeFinder, browser hijacker. DailyBestSearch(.)com can change the homepage, new tab and the search engine of your browsers. A browser extension might be set as well. To remove the hijacker and its files, you should read the article carefully.

Threat Summary

NameDailyBestSearch(.)com
TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionAll browsers on your computer can be affected. The hijacker can redirect you and filter your searches.
SymptomsBrowser settings that can be changed are the homepage, search engine and new tab, and probably browser extensions, too. You might see third party content and advertisements.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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DailyBestSearch(.)com – How Did I Get It?

You can get DailyBestSearch(.)com on your computer via a few methods. Usually, third-party installations are responsible for that. Bundled software and free programs, can put the hijacker on your computer. Setups for freeware apps can have additional components set as default installation. Various settings could be modified until you find out that the unwanted program is on your computer. Preventing installations you don’t want can be achieved if you find a Custom or an Advanced settings menu in the setup.

DailyBestSearch(.)com might use other methods to get its search engine pushed on your computer. One of the methods is through redirect advertisements on websites, such as banners, pop-ups or additional advertising content. The hijacker could also be spread with the help of suspicious websites hosting redirects. These websites could be partnered or affiliated with DailyBestSearch(.)com. The following browsers could be affected: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer/Edge, Safari and Mozilla Firefox.

DailyBestSearch(.)com – What Does It Do?

DailyBestSearch(.)com is the primary domain for the browser hijacker named BestDaily Search. You can take a look at how the website looks like in the following screenshot:

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The DailyBestSearch(.)com web page is composed of a search bar, a background picture, and a toolbar from where you can select for what kind of results to be shown. That page replaces the search engine of your browsers, in addition to the new tab setting, and home page. Some browser preferences might be modified as well, or an extension could be set.

If an application associated to DailyBestSearch(.)com is inside your computer, such as a browser add-on, for instance, then you can see more modifications made to all of your browsers. Applications like that could install on your PC with bundled software. Be it extensions, add-ons, plugins, or other apps, they can all generate advertisements and display third-party content or redirect you when you browse. The redirects could land you on pages with a bad reputation. The pages could be partners or somehow affiliated with DailyBestSearch(.)com.

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In the image above, you can see the search results of DailyBestSearch(.)com. Apparently, you get redirected to the search results page of Bing. A probability exists that you could get redirected to other well-known search engines, too. Browser hijackers use this tactic, so you might get tricked and think you are using a reputable search engine. But if you look carefully, you will notice how before the search results load, your queries go through some redirects:

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and

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The first one might display advertisements and targeted content, while DailyBestSearch(.)com obtains information about you and how you browse the Web from your search queries going through the servers of the Safe Finder browser hijacker.

Both search engines are related in a way and are probably affiliates. All gathered information from each search query can be sent to them. You should be very careful with what write in the search bars of such sites, especially when searching for something personal. Read on, to see what data can be collected from you by DailyBestSearch(.)com.

DailyBestSearch(.)com – Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy of the DailyBestSearch(.)com cannot be found from the search results or the main page of the hijacker. As it redirects and goes through the Safe Finder site, it is safe to assume that the policy of Safe Finder is used. The policy is crystal clear – the site collects personally and non-personally identifying information. If you go through it, you will read that all information, that is gathered can be shared with third-parties under some circumstances.

You can see the Privacy Policy right here:

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According to that policy, the information which is collected is the following:

  • Browser (type and language)
  • Operating System (type and language)
  • Your name and address
  • Geo location and IP address
  • Date and time of access
  • Your time zone
  • Advertisements viewed
  • Offers and services that interest you
  • Default search
  • VPN and Proxy services
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Interaction with social networks
  • Screen Resolution
  • Search quires and browsing history
  • Pages browsed and content viewed

By using services of DailyBestSearch(.)com or ones of Safe Finder as well, including whatever applications which are connected to them, you automatically grant your consent for personal data collection. In the policy, it is stated that cookies, web beacons, pixel tags or similar technologies are to be used in process of acquiring data.

Remove DailyBestSearch(.)com Completely from Your PC

To remove DailyBestSearch(.)com manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions provided below. In case the manual removal does not get rid of the hijacker and all of its files completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software can keep your computer safe in the future.

Manually delete DailyBestSearch(.)com from Windows and your browser

Note! Substantial notification about the DailyBestSearch(.)com threat: Manual removal of DailyBestSearch(.)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.

1. Remove or Uninstall DailyBestSearch(.)com in Windows
2. Remove DailyBestSearch(.)com from Your Browser
3. Fix registry entries created by DailyBestSearch(.)com on your PC

Automatically remove DailyBestSearch(.)com by downloading an advanced anti-malware program

1. Remove DailyBestSearch(.)com with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
2. Back up your data to secure it against attacks related to DailyBestSearch(.)com in the future
Optional: Using Alternative Anti-Malware Tools

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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