• How to remove Mountainbrowse.com Virus

    How to remove Mountainbrowse.com Virus

    How to remove Mountainbrowse.com virus

    How to remove Mountainbrowse.com virus

     

    What is Mountainbrowse.com:

    Threat Classification: Browser Hijacker

    Mountainbrowse.com is another search engine, which tries to look & feel just like any regular one, however, our malware researchers performed multiple tests and concluded, that the Mountainbrowse.com is a dangerous Browser Hijacker and/or Search Redirecting virus, designed for a single purpose – to make for its developers/owners a bit more cash, by driving as much traffic as possible to certain websites, part of some affiliate programs or sponsored links. Our malware research team concluded that the Mountainbrowse.com is a dangerous browser hijacker/search redirector, capable of modifying web browser settings without users consent or other permission. Furthermore, once the Mountainbrowse.com browser hijacker gets active, it modifies the browser’s settings and windows settings, making the recovery nealy impossible. The Mountainbrowse.com browser hijacker virus is distributed mainly by the pay-per-install software bundles, which are usually installed, because they claim to provide some other popular freeware product, but these software bundles are full of adware, spyware, fake antivirus and/or rogue optimization tools, which are often installed using silent or stealth installation method (they are hidden in the Express or Custom section of the software bundle installer). Our malware researchers & security experts strongly recommend you to avoid any search results or suggestions by Mountainbrowse.com, because these are compromised and could make your web browser begin using Mountainbrowse.com as your homepage or startpage, default search engine and/or as a default URL for all of your New Tabs. Please keep in mind – once activated, the Mountainbrowse.com will get your browsing habits, because it starts collecting various private browsing information from your browser. We recommend you to remove Mountainbrowse.com as soon as possible, by performing a full system scan using the award-winning anti-malware suite called SpyHunter 4. Mountainbrowse.com hijacker works with all the popular web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. [Read More…]