Hi, there. I was watching an interesting movie online. Suddenly, a pop-up came into my screen and asked me to setup that website as my default search engine. I wanted to close it. But, I clicked on it by mistake. I was thinking it was ok and nothing was gonna happen. However, thing was not going well as my imagination. My computer was infected by Findoncloud.com Redirection Virus. I got bunch of similar links and pop-up while I was search my favorite on that virus’ domain. I got kinds of error webpages. My computer acted really weirdly. What should I do? How do I remove this readdress virus from my infected computer? Can anyone help? Thank you!
Findoncloud.com browser hijacker can make chaos on kinds of browsers that are installed on the target computer. This redirection virus aims at ruining the famous browsers, such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera as well as Safari. It may not only attack Windows computers like Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, but also aims to hack IOS Mac computers. In order to make itself look like believable website, the cyber hackers will create kinds of random keywords (such as xbox 360 free, avg free download 2016, google chrome…) on its domain to attract computer users’ attention. When you see it at your first sight, you may think that you get a “good” and “useful” website. However, if you use this website, it turns out that this website is a completely unwanted application, a rogue webpage. And you are fooled by the virus’s appearance.
Findoncloud.com redirection virus can get into the target computer by the help of third party applications. Generally, you may not always notice that some freeware can make various modifications in your system, like replacing your homepage or adding some browser extensions. It is strongly recommended to be more careful when installing any applications that you downloaded from the Internet for free. Besides, this virus can be attached to the spam emails, suspicious websites or links or pop-ups or ads, and junk email attachments. Hence, no matter what you are doing on the Internet, you should always be cautious on all your behaviors. Once Findoncloud.com virus hacked your computer, it will first replace your default homepage and search engine by changing your browsers settings. On the virus’s domain, if you try to look for news, images, you will be transferred to an error page. Nothing good on your favorite can be found by using the virus’s search engine. What’s more, uncountable pop-ups, ads, banners, coupons are showing everywhere on your screen. You can’t do anything normally on your compromised computer. In a word, if you want to use your computer as usual, you’d better figure out how to remove this virus from the infected computer immediately when it is found.
NO.1 In order to keep your computer safe, you should set a complex password when you register email, and often change the password. At the same time, pay attention not to use the same user name and password in different emails which are important to you.
NO.2 Check your website regularly, whether there is a website you do not see it before. When you watch films or listen music on line, the website provides link to download these, you need to be careful.
NO.3 Many people like to download some free software from Internet every day. But you do not realize that many of browser hijacker viruses usually are bundles with free software. So next time, when you download this free software, you should be think twice again.
1. It can be added to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers without your notification.
2. You are rerouted to some unknown sponsored websites that you have never seen before when you surfing online.
3. You can get a bunch of popup ads show on the webpage which you are browsing.
4. It can be installed on your computer slightly.
5. This browser hijacker can introduce various infections and unwanted programs onto your system,
6. It can investigate your browsing behavior and gather your input information online.
7. It is also responsible for collecting computer user’s private information like IP address and online traces for unethical using of online marketing.
Note: If one of symptoms mentioned above is found in your computer, then you must know that your computer is being attacked by the browser hijacker. Since the browser hijacker is so dangerous, once your computer is infected, you should take actions to delete the hijacker. If you are not a computer expert, in case you lose your important data or damage your system, please welcome to contact Yoocare/Yoosecurity Online Expert for help now!
Findoncloud.com Hijacker hijacks your default browser to redirect your web search results and modifies your default homepage and browser settings. Manual removal is the most effective way to completely uninstall it from an infected computer’s operating system, for the season that this hijacker is so cunning and dangerous, antivirus programs cannot get rid of it permanently. Here are the manual guides for users to remove the annoying hijacker.
1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions
* Internet Explorer:
1> Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options
2> Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons
1> Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons
2> Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable
* Google Chrome:
1> Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions
2> Disable the extensions of Search.medianewpageplussearch.com
Findoncloud.com browser hijacker virus is potential unwanted application which may not do help for you. If your computer gets infected by this virus, your computer will be in a great risk. After virus’s coming, it not only has the ability to change the setting on your browsers, but also can collect your online data. That is to say, this virus is capable of tracing your online activities. Once it traced your route, it may pilfer your sensitive information like credit card information, bank account information, IP address, trading account information. Then it will transfer all the information to the remote hackers. Well, now you know how malicious this virus is, don’t you? If you want to protect your computer and your personal data, once Findoncloud.com appears on your computer, you should note that your computer gets infected. Then you should find a way to remove it from the infected computer as soon as you can. So far, there is no any antivirus application which can get rid of this virus completely. Only manual removal method can help you remove this virus quickly and permanently.
Published by Selina Lynmich & last updated on December 7, 2016 3:54 pm