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This article will help you to remove Search.websearch.today totally. Follow the browser hijacker removal instructions given at the end of the article.

Search.websearch.today is a browser hijacker redirect. The website will redirect you to its own search engine and could push advertisements. While using its services, you can find yourself on unfamiliar pages with lots of pop-ups and sponsored content that go through this hijacker. The hijacker will change the start page, new tab, and search settings for the browser applications you have on your computer device.

Threat Summary

NameSearch.websearch.today
TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionEach browser application on your computer could get affected. The hijacker can redirect you and will display lots of advertisements.
SymptomsBrowser settings which are altered are the homepage, search engine and the new tab.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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Search.websearch.today – How Does It Spread?

Search.websearch.today might be distributed via various ways. One of those ways is through third-party installations. Those installer setups come from bundled applications and freeware that could be set to install additional content by default on your computer system. Usually, that could happen without any notification. You might have tried installing a media player or free software and got your browser settings modified by the hijacker. To avoid unwanted programs from affecting your PC is doable if you find Custom or Advanced settings. There you should be able to deselect what you don’t want.

Search.websearch.today could be distributed via other methods, like add-ons or browser extensions. Other distribution ways use advertisements, such as banners, pop-ups, pop-unders, and redirect links. Sponsored advertisements, including targeted content on suspicious websites could distribute the hijacker, too. These websites might also be partners or affiliates of the Search.websearch.today website and services. These browsers could be affected: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.

Search.websearch.today – What Does It Do?

Search.websearch.today is the search URL address of a browser hijacker redirect. You will get redirected when you are using its services, from links, ads and pages that may load from the search results. The main domain page can be viewed from the screenshot given down here:

The Search.websearch.today browser hijacker will redirect you if you use its services and interact with links, ads and other content from its search pages. If you are using its search engine to browse the Web, you will be redirected to its search results page.

The browser extension related to the hijacker can do the following:

  • Read and change all your data on the websites you visit
  • Communicate with cooperating websites
  • Change your search settings to: Search.websearch.today

Be aware that each search that you do on its pages will be sending information to servers connected to this Search.websearch.today hijacker. The pages displayed in the above and bottom image can replace the homepage, new tab and default search of every browser that you have installed.

The photo that you see under this paragraph shows a clear example of what the results of a search query look like when they go through the Search.websearch.today. Here the search engine is that of Yahoo. You can become a witness to a lot of sponsored results and adverts as a result. Every query in the search will get filtered and sent to servers connected of the hijacker. Thus, everything that you give out as information will be gathered by the browser hijacker in question.

The website can push advertisements and lots of redirects that can put browser cookies on your computer system, and they can track your online activity. Other, more advanced tracking technologies could have been used, too. Be wary of the information you provide on such search pages, especially on ones, associated with Search.websearch.today. Refrain from clicking on suspicious advertisements and links that can appear.

Search.websearch.today – Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy page of the Search.websearch.today site is accessible from a hyperlink, located at the footer of its pages. The Policy provides thorough information about the data collection done by this browser hijacker. Below, you can see exactly what information can be gathered from you when you are using any of the Search.websearch.today services.

You can see the Privacy Policy page from the screenshot right here:

The following information can be collected by the hijacker:

  • E-mail address
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • IP address
  • Cookie Information
  • Websites visited
  • Browser type
  • Computer type
  • Other data you provide (which could include “names, e-mail, age, gender, address, telephone numbers, login names and passwords”)

It is said that this information is collected only if you voluntarily provide it or if you have the browser extension installed on your browser. That may not be the only case.

Cookies connected to the browser hijacking site and services of Search.websearch.today are also dropped by them to acquire more information related to your internet activity and habits. The Search.websearch.today service could collect even more data with which you could be identified.

To conclude, you should be wary of what information you give out to search engines and websites. In case you do not like the idea of any information to be acquired about you by this browser hijacker or its services, you should consider removing it.

Remove Search.websearch.today Redirect

To remove Search.websearch.today 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 redirect and its files completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program can keep your computer safe in the future.

Note! Your computer system may be affected by Search.websearch.today and other threats.
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Manually delete Search.websearch.today from your Mac

1. Uninstall Search.websearch.today and remove related files and objects
2. Remove Search.websearch.today – related extensions from your Mac’s browsers

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Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov is a tech-geek and loves everything that is tech-related, while observing the latest news surrounding technologies. He has worked in IT before, as a system administrator and a computer repair technician. Dealing with malware since his teens, he is determined to spread word about the latest threats revolving around computer security.

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