Is Webinternetsecurity safe and reliable? Is it a good software to use or a browser adware? It was found yesterday. I don’t know if it is good to keep in my computer. I want to get rid of it now but not sure what to do. Can I remove it manually? Could I find removal guide here?
Webinternetsecurity is a suspicious application which disguise as a program that is created protect your computer from harmful computer virus threat. To be noticed, it can be added to your system without your permission. This is an unwanted browser application which can infect many browser like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari. We classify this malicious program as a dangerous program because of its invasion you’re your computer without authorization and the ads it displays. Basically, it adds itself to the target browser as a new add-on. It will collect your resent search keyword. Through analyzing the keywords it collects, it can push related ads to you on the infected browser. If you click on the ads, you may be involved in third party product or some malware infection. Once it got inside your browser, it began to monitor your browser activities. You cannot use the infected computer properly as before.
The hijackers have infected many computers so far. In addition to the Internet interruption, it will modify the registry key to hide behind the important system files. More precisely, it will change your computer settings so your laptop will suffer lower security settings which will allow unwanted entrance of other spamware programs too. Considering the low level of security that makes your laptop too weak. The invasion of other viruses is very simple to be completed. It can also record your personal information. Some browser hijacker may also contain key logger which can record every key stroke you type on the victim PC. If you want to protect your computer, you need to remove this malicious program as soon as possible.
The search engine such as Google or Yahoo will be redirected to its domain and your homepage will be modified to unknown resources. Your computer is responding slowly in every process and the responding process makes you feel like it stuck. You will be annoyed about the budges of pop-ups and adware that accompany with it. You have to wait for more time than usual while opening a new webpage on the infected browser because it takes more time to load process. You are always being redirected to some unsafe links or malicious websites.
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
1 Clear all the cookies of the affected browsers.
* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”
2 Remove all the add-ons and extensions.
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions
(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Settings → Click Manage Add-ons
(2). Click Programs tab → Click Manage Add-ons → Disable all the suspicious add-ons.
（1）. Click the Firefox menu and click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable.
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get run option
(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
4 stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
*Webinternetsecurity is a high-risk browser hijacker which will change the homepage and browser settings, and redirect your web search results to random sites containing lots of illegal advertisements, even Trojan, rootkit or other malware virus. Sometimes the antivirus software cannot identify the computer threat accurately and timely or remove it permanently. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to uninstall it completely from your computer. Users can follow the manual guide here to have this virus removed instantly.
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of Webinternetsecurity.
Webinternetsecurity is a nasty browser hijacker that is usually accessed to target PC by incautious online surfing. When we are on the Internet, there are many viruses in World Wide Web. The effective way for a virus to spread is free installation package from unsafe websites or unknown resources which will invade your private PC in a secret. Malicious website contains PC viruses. Although this is not considered to be a computer virus, it is still an annoying and unnecessary program to many PC users. If you don’t want to get annoying pop ups when surf online and don’t want your PC settings get changed without notice, you need to remove this hijacker as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on May 12, 2014 11:42 am