FreeManualsIndex Redirect Removal — How To Restore Your Browser

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

The FreeManualsIndex 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 FreeManualsIndex. You will be redirected and could see sponsored content.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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FreeManualsIndex – Distribution Methods

The FreeManualsIndex redirect is being distributed using the most popular methods. The majority of the hijacker infections are caused by the redirect browser extensions which is being pushed to the victims via the official site belonging to the malware code. The criminals have created versions of it that are compatible with the most popular web browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Opera and Google Chrome.

The criminals can also spread the hijacker strains on the various extension repositories by using fake developer credentials and user reviews. The redirect code is usually advertised as an useful addition to the browsers by promising to add new features or enhance already existing ones.

The other method that is used to spread the threat is the use of email SPAM messages. They are disguised as messages that have been sent by legitimate companies and Internet services. They can directly attach (Read more...)

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