What is A Browser Hijacker?
A browser hijacker is a program that modifies the web browser settings to browse to unknown websites without your permission. Once browsed, links can be delivered without the person ever realizing it.
Browser hijackers work because they hide detection. They disguise themselves as genuine system files and directories that can allow you to get out of the trouble of being detected by security software.
To modify your browser settings, it must run in windows and not require administrator privileges or administrator rights for you not to take extra precautions against this type of threat.
How Do Browser Hijacker Viruses Spread?
Browser hijackers spread through software bundles that offer free trial downloads or are bundled with other programs such as PDF readers, media players, shareware downloaders, and similar software. Hackers will find new ways to quickly spread this virus all over the internet without many people even knowing about it; most people might think they have a virus because it happens so quickly.
How to Remove Simpleconverters Browser Hijacker
A browser hijacker can be removed by running a scan for threats in your system and removing it. For more detailed instructions to remove this threat, please refer to the removal guide below.
Browser hijackers are designed to be undetected, so there is no one-click removal method. To remove the malware manually, you must first detect it with your anti-malware software and then manually uninstall and remove the browser hijacker with additional software or tools if necessary.
How to Protect My Computer From Browser Hijacker Viruses
If you want to protect your computer from browser hijackers, it is important to scan for threats in your system manually. Another way to avoid browser hijackers is not to download software from unreliable sources and suspicious sites. Ensure that you always download software from reliable sources that can be trusted to not install browser hijackers on your computer or spyware on your computer.