Deceiving domain - browsersecuritycenter.com

Type: Browser Hijackers

Browsersecuritycenter.com is a questionable search engine that is set by Website Security Checker browser hijacker. The PUP aims to change not only the search provider but also other settings such as the default homepage and new tab URL.

Continuously, Website Security Checker virus can be downloaded as a website security extension from the Google Chrome Web Store but is more likely to appear on computer systems by using a deceptive technique such as "bundling".

The app tries to gather as many users as possible by promising protective features from malicious websites. However, this is a way to trick people into downloading Website Security Checker from which they will get more cons than pros.

Also, the browser hijacker can relate in other unwanted activities such as advertising during browsing sessions, pushing rogue-looking deals, redirecting the user to affiliate domains and providing various offers, collecting information that is related to the user's browsing sessions and online activities.

Name browsersecuritycenter.com/Website Security Checker
Category Browser hijacker/PUP
Aim To provide its extension as a way to protect the user from malicious websites and attract as much people as possible this way
Changes The browser hijacker is able to apply bogus changes to web browsers such as Google Chrome, Firefox, and modify their default search providers, new tab URLs, and homepages
Activities The PUP might also be responsible for other suspicious activities such as the display of advertising content, redirecting to affiliate sources, and collecting browser-related data

browsersecuritycenter.com violations

2CR-015: The questionable domain has been listed as a PUP by Malwarebytes Antimalware

The questionable domain has been listed as a PUP by Malwarebytes Antimalware

2CR-013: The domain offers downloading a protective extension to the browser app so that it could start its misleading activities and browser changes

The domain offers downloading a protective extension to the browser app so that it could start its misleading activities and browser changes