BitcoinPriceSearch Redirect Removal Instructions

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

The BitcoinPriceSearch 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

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 BitcoinPriceSearch. You will be redirected and could see sponsored content.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
Detection Tool See If Your System Has Been Affected by BitcoinPriceSearch

Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss BitcoinPriceSearch.

BitcoinPriceSearch – Distribution Methods

The BitcoinPriceSearch redirect is a typical browser hijacker infection that is delivered using the main delivery methods The hackers behind it have been found to utilize all common distribution tactics in order to increase the number of infected hosts.

The hackers typically rely on the browser extension repositories as the main distribution technique. They upload plugins that utiize fake developer credentials and user reviews in order to confuse the victim targets into thinking that they are downloading a legitimate and useful tool. An elaborate description with screenshots and sometimes videos and animation is also used to market the extension.

The BitcoinPriceSearch redirect can also be spread using email SPAM messages utilizing social engineering techniques. They typically impersonate well-known Internet services or companies. The redirect code is typically embedded in files that are either directly attached or hyperlinked in the body contents. They are also the primary technique for (Read more...)

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