Deceiving domain - search.relola.com

Type: Browser Hijackers

Search.relola.com is the domain of a Relola Search browser hijacker that claims to offer a tool for enhancing online search results and so on, but this site is not offering anything like that. The page itself resembles a legitimate search engine like Yahoo or Bing, but this is not useful in any form because the hijack is appearing out of nowhere as a PUP and changing preferences of the machine.

Once the search.relola.com is loaded, various browser preferences get altered and time online miserable since the user cannot search for useful information. This is one of many sites that is associated with advertisers and commercial content creators who focus on pushing their programs, products, and questionable services. All this domain does is promotes browser addons and tricks people into adding the extension designed to tracks collect information about particular users' habits.

Domain has a functionality of the search engine, but a list of results is injected with sponsored content that leads to questionable advertising sites and exposes every user to potentially harmful material online when the person uses the Relola Search engine.

The URL search.relola.com
Promotes Relola Search browser hijacker that is posing as a legitimate search engine providing enhanced results for the user
Distribution Freeware installations that include PUPs as extra on setups and other deceptive sites, promotional advertisements
Potential danger Ad-tracking methods get used by sponsors and related commercial content creators, so every redirect, banner or pup-up ad is accessing information about browsing habits and even private data

search.relola.com violations

2CR-015: The site is included in the database of security software

2CR-013: The site shows altered search results as improved list that is filled with deceptive ads redirecting to additional commercial pages

The site shows altered search results as improved list that is filled with deceptive ads redirecting to additional commercial pages