What is oursurfing.com virus?
oursurfing.com virus is a dangerous and very annoying browser hijacker. The application is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome which means that in all these browsers it will alter home page, default search engine, and new tab page. This software enters your computer without permission and thus you will probably notice it only after it changes your browsers’ settings. Unfortunately, we must inform you that you cannot trust the provided search tool or the presented search results, since it is very likely that the hijacker will expose you to malicious content. Instead of using this software, we recommend to delete oursurfing.com virus from your PC as soon as you can.
What does oursurfing.com virus do?
oursurfing.com virus acts the same way other hijackers do. When the intruder changes your default search tool, it gains access to your search results. Bear in mind that these applications are created to increase traffic to the promoted pages. To achieve this, the software will present you with multiple links and ads, both of which you will see in your search results. This means that in between your results, the additional links will be scattered too. Consequently, you will need to spend more time filtering through them in order to separate relevant links from the sponsored ones. Furthermore, we must inform you that there is no way to know if the presented links are trustworthy and secure. Your computer’s safety is certainly not a priority to the hijacker, so it is possible that after clicking some random link or ad you will find yourself in a malicious website where you will get infected with malware. Before that happens, we advise to terminate oursurfing.com virus.
Some users notice that the ads from the hijacker correspond with their latest searches. This indicates that the application collects your data and uses it to personalize the adverts. However, be aware that the gathered information is also sold to the unknown third parties. You should not tolerate such uncontrollable spread of your data. We advise to remove oursurfing.com virus now.
Also, you should consider if you really want a software which entered your PC in a clandestine manner stay in your system. The hijacker most likely travels bundled with freeware from suspicious pages. Unless you carefully monitor installation procedures, you would not have noticed it until it was already in your computer. Be more careful next time and erase oursurfing.com virus.
How to remove oursurfing.com virus?
If you wish to take care of oursurfing.com virus removal by yourself, we advise to follow the guidelines below. These instructions were prepared by our experts in order be help you eliminate oursurfing.com virus. Another option is to employ a reputable computer security tool and let it delete oursurfing.com virus for you.
Erase oursurfing.com virus
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Press Start.
- Open Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall oursurfing.com virus.
- Access Start menu.
- Click Control Panel.
- Select Add or Remove programs.
- Get rid of suspicious application.
- Press Windows key + R.
- Enter Control Panel.
- Click OK.
- Navigate to Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall oursurfing.com virus.
Uninstall oursurfing.com virus from your browsers
Delete oursurfing.com from Google Chrome
- Launch your browser and press Alt+F.
- Select Settings and go to Show Advanced settings.
- Click Reset browser settings and tap Reset.
Delete oursurfing.com from Internet Explorer
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Choose Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset and check Delete personal settings.
- Tap the Reset button again.
Delete oursurfing.com from Mozilla Firefox
- Launch Mozilla Firefox and tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting Information.
- Click Reset Firefox and then click Reset Firefox once more.