Fastest Searches Redirect Removal — How To Restore Your Browser

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

The Fastest Searches redirect is a browser extension 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

NameFastest Searches
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 Fastest Searches. You will be redirected and could see sponsored content.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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Fastest Searches – Distribution Methods

The Fastest Searches redirect is a typical representative of the browser hijacker malware type. It is delivered using several main methods that are launched at the same time to maximize the number of infected hosts.

A main tactic is the use of email SPAM messages that are coordinated in large attack campaigns. The criminals use social engineering techniques in order to coerce the victim users into interacting with a malware element. Depending on the current customization the hijacker files may be attached directly or hyperlinked in the messages.

The criminals can construct fake download sites that use the same design templates and other web elements. Advanced strains even utilize similar sounding domain names.

These sites along with the email messages are used to spread infected payload carriers that contain the Fastest Searches redirect code. There are two main types that are typically distributed (Read more...)

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