The Easecalcula.info redirect is a new web threat which we have received security reports about it. It is being spread using a multitude of delivery mechanisms and once it is installed on a given computer it will execute a lot of malicious actions. It can hijack data, modify system settings and deploy other threats.
|Short Description||Easecalcula.info is a web page, caused by a browser hijacker. It is unwanted, because it may lead you to dangerous sites.|
|Symptoms||Your web browser may start to behave in a strange way. You may receive redirects and other types of ads and your PC’s performance may sharply decline.|
|Distribution Method||Bundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.|
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Easecalcula.info Redirect Overview
The Easecalcula.info redirect infection is a common hijacker and malware site combination which is used by an unknown hacking group. While there might be a legitimate site with this domain name there are reports that a malicious code is using it. There are different ways through which it can spread to the intended victims, usually this is done by creating a malware browser plugin which will impersonate addons that add in new functions or enhance in some way the performance of the programs. These extensions can be uploaded to the official or unofficial repositories of the associated browsers, commonly using fake developer credentials and user reviews.
They may also be integrated in different types of files — application installers or documents which can be sent to the victims via SPAM email messages. Many threats like this one may be spread over file-sharing networks like BitTorrent where pirate files are often distributed between users.
Once the infection has started the typical infection sequence will be started. This will modify the important settings of the affected web browsers by changing them to open a hacker-controlled page. The modification are extended to the default home page, search engine and new tabs page. When the hacker-controlled page is visited for the first time tracking cookies will be installed that monitor the behavior of the users. The possible hacking sequence may include any of the following actions:
- Data Gathering — The script can execute an information harvesting module which is used to hijack data stored in the browsers: cookies, bookmarks, history, settings and any stored passwords. In some cases the browser hijackers like Easecalcula.info may also generate an unique ID of the infected computer based on the installed hardware components and operating system conditions.
- Virus Infections — The made hijacker infections can be used to install other types of viruses to the computers. Notable ones are file encrypting ransomware and remote control Trojans.
- System Configuration Changes — The made infections can be used to edit out important aspects of the operating system such as the boot records or the Windows Registry. This can cause data loss, the inability to run certain services and severe performance issues.
We remind our readers that at any time the behavior can change and new modules are made available. If an active infection is found on a given computer they should be removed as fast as possible to prevent any further damage.
How to REMOVE Easecalcula.info
The removal of Easecalcula.info may be a very tricky process, because of the fact that the unwanted program introducing this scam page may have files spread all of your hard drive. This is the main reason why we strongly advise you to follow the removal steps below. They are made so that if the problem persists after step 1 and 2, you can use a powerful anti-malware software(recommended). Be advised that security professionals often advise victims to remove this adware via an advanced anti-malware program. This will help save you significant time and will make sure that all of the persistent files and objects of Easecalcula.info are fully gone from your PC.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Easecalcula.info redirect from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Easecalcula.info redirect from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Easecalcula.info redirect from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Easecalcula.info redirect from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Easecalcula.info redirect from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Easecalcula.info redirect from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Easecalcula.info redirect from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Easecalcula.info redirect from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Easecalcula.info redirect
Step 2: Uninstall Easecalcula.info redirect and related software from Windows
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Easecalcula.info redirect 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 Easecalcula.info redirect there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Easecalcula.info redirect from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Easecalcula.info redirect 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.
- 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 Easecalcula.info redirect via Step 1 above:
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 Easecalcula.info redirect files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Easecalcula.info redirect, 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 Easecalcula.info redirect 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 Easecalcula.info redirect 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 Easecalcula.info redirect 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 Easecalcula.info redirect 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 Easecalcula.info redirect will be removed.
Eliminate Easecalcula.info redirect 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.