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This article is created to help all users who want to remove Search.searchsmart.bid redirect from affected browsers and PC.

Search.searchsmart.bid is a suspicious website that may be associated with an unwanted program installed on your system. The infection can modify essential browser settings in order to push a dubious search engine that aims to record all your search queries. The domain Search.searchsmart.bid may appear as homepage and new tab page in the affected browsers. A lot of annoying advertisements may pop-up all over the browser and redirect you to websites of unknown origin.

Threat Summary

NameSearch.searchsmart.bid
TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionThe URL of this hijacker can be set as homepage and new tab destination in each affected browser. Search.searchsmart.bid also sets a hoax search engine.
SymptomsThe homepage, new tab and search engine of affected browsers will display the domain Search.searchsmart.bid. You will be redirected and could see sponsored content.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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Search.searchsmart.bid – Distribution

Search.searchsmart.bid may be associated with potentially unwanted program installed on the PC. With the help of shady distribution techniques Search.searchsmart.bid may land on the system without asking for your prior consent. In general, the hijacker comes bundled with other freeware programs available across the net. You can install it unnoticeably as it may be hidden in the setups of these programs. In some cases, the Advanced/Custom configuration options provide information about the additional setup components and by choosing them you can deselect all undesired software.

Suspicious websites could drop Search.searchsmart.bid on the system after you visit them. The links to such websites are often used in advertising campaigns. So beware of dubious banners, pop-ups, pop-unders, redirect links, and other online ads.

Search.searchsmart.bid – Consequences

Search.searchsmart.bid is designed to modify web browser settings without your permission. Afterward, the suspicious domain appears as a homepage and new tab page in the affected browser while its deceptive search engine is set as a default one. So you may see its main page each time you start a browsing session:

Search.searchsmart.bid redirect main page

Search.searchsmart.bid primarily aims to collect personally and non-personally identifiable information and generate a lot of annoying advertisements.

On its main page, the redirect provides a search bar in the middle and in-text link named Clean Your Mac. A click on the hyperlink opens new tab in the browser. The new page pushes yet another software called MacKeeper. However, be careful what you download as apps of unknown origin may deliver severe malware infections on your system.

The deceptive search engine redirects to another browser hijacker – Webcrawler.com each time you enter a search query. As it appears the main goal of Search.searchsmart.bid is to provide a hoax search engine in an attempt to promote another hijacking website. The generated search results may land you on websites of unknown origin that may be set to download another malware infection on your PC. For the sake of your online security, it is recommendable to remove the nasty infection from your system.

Search.searchsmart.bid – Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy of Search.searchsmart.bid provides important details about data collection and its usage. It can be accessed by the main page of Search.searchsmart.bid. According to the policy both personally and non-personally identifiable information can be collected by the website.

You should know that as long as Search.searchsmart.bid is your search engine of choice you agree with the collection of the following details:

  • Your device, apps, type, name and version of OS and other software you have
  • Internet Protocol (IP) address, e-mail address
  • Anonymous user identifiers, device configs and identifiers, advertising ID
  • Your use and interactions of the site and services
  • Your web page visits and the content you see
  • Your search queries and the time and date of your searches
  • Your interactions on social networks
  • Your name, company name, birth date and gender
  • Your home or work addresses, location, telephone and fax numbers

Furthermore, an unintentional collection of email addresses, social security numbers, credit card numbers, and login information is not excluded.

All the information can be disclosed to third parties who are likely to deliver another wave of annoying advertisements in the affected browser.

The bad news is that your personal data may be shared with malicious intenders who are able to cause serious privacy-related issues or deliver severe malware infections.

As regards the owner of Search.searchsmart.bid it is a company named ChumSearch. In fact, this is not the first case when they distribute a browser hijacker with dubious search engine. We at SensorsTechFourum detected and reported that the websites Chumsearch.com as well as Search.hidesearch.bid act like typical browser hijackers and are possessed by the same company.

How to Remove Search.searchsmart.bid Redirect

The detailed guide below shows how to remove Search.searchsmart.bid redirect from all affected browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Interner Explorer, Safari) and the Windows system. In some cases, the manual removal may not be enough to eliminate completely the redirect as some leftovers may remain on the system. For maximum efficiency, it is advisable to complete both the manual and automatic steps.

Note! Your computer system may be affected by Search.searchsmart.bid or other threats.
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To remove Search.searchsmart.bid follow these steps:

1. Uninstall malicious programs from Windows
2. Clean your Browser and Registry from Search.searchsmart.bid

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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. She believes that in times of constantly evolving dependency of network connected technologies, people should spread the word not the war.

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