OnlineGames Search Redirect Removal — How To Restore Your Browser

The article will help you to remove OnlineGames Search fully. Follow the browser hijacker removal instructions given at the end of the article.

The OnlineGames Search redirect is a recently discovered browser plugin that can be used for hijacker purposes. Interaction with it can hijack personal data belonging to the victims. Our in-depth article explores some of the dangers associated with its presence on infected hosts.

Threat Summary

NameOnlineGames Search
TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionThe hijacker redirect can alter the homepage, search engine and new tab on every browser application you have installed.
SymptomsThe homepage, new tab and search engine of all your browsers will be switched to OnlineGames Search. You will be redirected and could see sponsored content.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss OnlineGames Search.

OnlineGames Search – Distribution Methods

The OnlineGames Search is a redirect that is mainly being distributed via plugin repositories that are used by computer users to download and install extensions. Like other similar threats it is made compatible with all popular web browsers. The relevant entries are posted under various names and often make use of fake developer credentials and user reviews, along with an elaborate description that promises to add useful additions to the software.

The other main delivery method is the use of email messages that can either directly attach the virus strains or hyperlink them in the body contents.

Browser hijackers like the OnlineGames Search may also be spread via fake download sites that are modeled after legitimate Internet sites. The criminals can also employ similar sounding domain names that are an additional measure used to confuse the users. File sharing networks like (Read more...)

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