Deceiving domain - encryptedsearch.org

Type: Browser Hijackers

Encryptedsearch.org is a browser hijacker that claims to provide an advanced search engine that takes care of the user's privacy by encrypting search results and deleting browsing history every 30 minutes. However, this tricky feature is only provided here to attract a bigger number of visitors that would decide to use the app's services. Keep in mind that there is no need to employ Encryptedsearch.org as you can simply use Google web search engine via the Incognito tab and this will also assure you full privacy. Nevertheless, the browser hijacker is likely to bring you other unwanted activities.

Encryptedsearch.org virus can start redirecting you to affiliate domains that are sponsored by the developers. Some of these websites can appear to be malware-laden and pose a risk to your computer's security. Furthermore, the app loads people with intrusive advertisements that provide various offers and deals. The ads can appear on the main web browser page and interrupt your browsing activities. Also, you might not even notice how Encryptedsearch.org brings other potentially unwanted apps to your computer and you start experiencing even more intrusive activities.

Name Encryptedsearch.org
Type Browser hijacker
Activities Changing major web browser settings such as the default search engine, homepage, and new tab URL, rerouting the user to developer-sponsored sources, displaying advertising notifications during browsing sessions
VirusTotal According to VirusTotal information, this app has been detected as a malicious one by CLEAN MX and Fortinet

encryptedsearch.org violations

2CR-015: The rogue app has been detected as a malicious product by CLEAN MX and Fortinet antivirus software, according to VirusTotal information

The rogue app has been detected as a malicious product by CLEAN MX and Fortinet antivirus software, according to VirusTotal information

2CR-001: The browser hijacker is capable of delivering various offers and deals straightly on the main browser page

The browser hijacker is capable of delivering various offers and deals straightly on the main browser page

2CR-004: The software modifies default web browser settings such as the default search engine, homepage, and new tab URL bar

The software modifies default web browser settings such as the default search engine, homepage, and new tab URL bar