Websearch.searchingissme.info is a member of the Websearch family of hijacker websites. This dangerous group of unreliable search providers is identified rather easily. All of their URL addresses begin with the Websearch name. They all have a deceptive logo which features the same color scheme as the Windows OS, the Google search engine and the Chrome browser. You must know that neither Websearch.searchingissme.info, nor any other of the search providers from this family are associated in any way to Microsoft or Google. There is no merit to the assumption that this search engine can in any way improve your browsing sessions. The website is developed solely for the purpose of making revenue off of the end user. Websearch.searchingissme.info forwards advertising content to your screen for the purpose of making revenue, based on your clicks. The hijacker behind the domain also monitors your activity on the web and collects all kinds of data from your sessions. The input it gathers is sold to interested third parties for financial proceeds. The only way to keep your machine and your personal data secure is to remove the program behind Websearch.searchingissme.info and restore your default settings.
Users are usually puzzled by the presence of Websearch.searchingissme.info. This domain appears on your browser suddenly and it takes over your internet activity all the way. There is no indication which program it is associated to and how it got access to your browser. Most people have no recollection about visiting Websearch.searchingissme.info and they are right. You do not need to visit this website to encounter a hijacker which is making use of it. The hijacker was able to infiltrate your computer in another way. These kinds of unreliable programs usually travel bundled with freeware. The hijacker pretends to be a legitimate tool and gets offered to the end user by way of the installer of the main program. The software you have downloaded will list an additional tool or a few of them in its installation package. You have to read the terms and conditions to see that there are other programs, scheduled to be installed. Never accept software you did not intend to install in the first place. There are other ways that can be used to penetrate a targeted computer. Spam e-mail attachments may carry the hijacker bundled in them. The unreliable program can also hide behind bogus ads, corrupted websites and compromised links.
The Websearch.searchingissme.info platform is a gateway for all kinds of advertising content. The website customizes the ads it displays to make them look appealing and legitimate. All of them forward to third party websites whose reputation is not confirmed. The entity behind this domain is disclosed as Searchingissme.info Ltd. The company does not take responsibility for the content of third parties. Websearch.searchingissme.info simply functions as a mediator. The website gives the hijackers access to the user’s browser. They get the option to alter the user’s DNS settings. As a result, your homepage and search engine get reset to Websearch.searchingissme.info. Once this is done, there will be sponsored results added to your regular search queries. They may lead to malicious pages that spread malware infections. The only way to revert back to your custom preferences is by uninstalling the hijacker. This is also the only measure you can take to prevent your data becoming the object of monitoring. Through Websearch.searchingissme.info, the hijacker can start monitoring your browsing history and collecting data like your IP and e-mail address, your geographic location, and details from your online accounts.
Removing Websearch.searchingissme.info from your browser requires uninstalling the hijacker behind it in the first place. You can find full instructions on the process below this paragraph. Another measure you can take is to scan your PC with a reliable AV program.
Remove Websearch.searchingissme.info from your computer
1. Click Win+X and go to your computer’s Control Panel.
2. Select Uninstall a Program and choose the unwanted application from the list.
3. Click Uninstall to remove the program.
1. Open the Windows Start menu and navigate to the Control Panel.
2. Choose Uninstall a Program and remove the app from the list.
1. Open your Windows Start menu and go to your Control Panel.
2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
3. Locate the unwanted program in the list and remove it.