Redirect Removal
THREAT REMOVAL Redirect Removal redirect removal guide sensorstechforum is the domain of a suspicious browser redirect that may occur due to a potentially unwanted program installed on the PC. It can be classified as a browser hijacker as once it penetrates the system some essential browser settings may be changed. The changes may affect the default search engine, the homepage and the new tab page of the browser.

This article aims to help you with the thorough removal process of browser redirect from your browser and your computer.

Threat Summary
TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionEvery browser application which is on your computer will get affected. The hijacker can redirect you and show you lots of advertisements.
SymptomsBrowser settings that get changed are the start page, search engine and the new tab page.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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The annoying browser redirect may penetrate the system during the installation of another program. This is possible because of the widespread technique called bundling applied by many developers of free apps. They can easily include additional features in the installation setup of their software and hide them in the Advanced or Custom installation options. Thus they hope that users will skip visiting these options but only click the Next button to the end of the installation process and this way affect themselves with the potentially unwanted program. Cyber crooks may also corrupt web pages of popular websites and set them to initiate a drive-by download attack. So after visiting such pages, users may notice presence in their browsers. Redirect – Detailed Analysis is the third in a row browser redirect created by Polarity Technologies Ltd that we have noticed for less than a month. Along with the other two Redirect and Redirect, is active and affects online users worldwide.

Once it penetrates the system, it can access the settings of the browser and replace the default search engine, the homepage and the new tab page with its domain address – Below is its homepage that can appear on each browser start: browser hijacker homepage sensorstechforum

Every time a search query is entered, opens a new tab window and redirects to Yahoo search. It is advisable, however, to remove the hijacker and set Yahoo as a preferred search engine if it appeals to you.
On homepage there is quick access to several well-known websites like Facebook, Gmail, Yahoo, Amazon, Twitter and other. This may mislead you that the services it provides are also useful and trustworthy. – Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy of can be accessed from the bottom navigation menu found on its homepage. As we already mentioned the company creator and distributor of this browser redirect is Polarity Technologies Ltd. Below is the list of all data collected from users who are using their services and it appears to be pretty long:

  • Visited URLs and websites
  • Browser’s home page
  • Search queries
  • Search queries on the visited web pages
  • Type of used browser
  • Operating system type
  • Internet protocol (IP) address
  • Geographic location
  • The domain name of current Internet service provider (ISP)
  • Diagnostic information which describes how their Services are operating on the system

The cannot be classified as malicious software that aims to cause harm to the computer. However, it can also lead to some unwanted effects. These effects refer to the collected information that may be shared with third-party services that are likely to flood your browser with targeted advertisements of all kind. Thus you may begin to experience a lot of browser crashes and slowed PC performance.

Remove Redirect Effectively

You can remove browser hijacker from the affected system by following the step-by-step guide below. Have in mind that the manual approach is suitable for experienced computer users. The automatic removal approach is a sure way to remove the annoying redirect from the computer once and forever. An advanced anti-malware tool will ensure your online protection against all kinds of malware and detect it before it infects the system.

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana has completed a bachelor degree in Marketing from the University of National and World Economy. She has been with the STF team for three years, researching malware and reporting on the latest infections.

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