Deceiving domain - gowebsearch.com

Type: Browser Hijackers

gowebsearch.com is a misleading website that exhibits pornographic content and other potentially dangerous content. This site can also be responsible for a repeated delivery of pop-up and other advertising platforms. This website is directly affecting web browsers speed and can initiate slow downs of the system by multiplying background processes. 

The website is potentially dangerous due to the usage of cookies and continuous browser's redirections to websites promoting rogue browser-based applications or software update programs. It can keep displaying reminders to update third-party apps. Although the website is non-malicious on its nature, it is included in various advertising campaigns, as well as browsing-related data accumulation. 

 

Domain name gowebsearch.com
Type of threat adware/redirect virus
Problems This domain exposes Internet users to fake websites and potentially dangerous content. Moreover, it installs itself without permission, can install addition PUPs in the background, and continuously track user's web browsing activities. Personally non-identifiable information can further be transmitted to advertising companies. 
Distribution techniques The gowebsearch.com is distributed in a form of a plug in. Usually, it is attached to freeware and shareware and disguised under Quick installation.

gowebsearch.com violations

2CR-015: This site has been classified as a browser hijacker by multiple cybersecurity websites

This site has been classified as a browser hijacker by multiple cybersecurity websites