Sealoid.com is the search engine page that promotes and delivers questionable results instead of showing valuable and improved search engine reports as it supposed to. The browser extension itself is promoted as a valuable tool and need an addition to web browsers and computer systems. The site offers to search the web and includes other simple functions like currency converter, calculator and cryptocurrency, file converter.
There is nothing valuable about this page and it shouldn't be used as a proper search engine under any circumstances. Any banner, pop-up ad, or redirect that this page triggers on the system can have data tracking features and interfere with your privacy this way. You may get exposed to various threats and malicious material when you are rerouted to questionable domains all the time.
Unfortunately, Sealoid Search extension gets installed automatically or by using deceptive methods that help to trick you into adding the tool to the browser. All the changes made by the threat need to get repaired and PUP terminated or these intrusive tools manage to run on the computer again.
|Type of threat||Browser hijacker/ Browser extension|
|Damage||PUPs are involved in questionable advertising campaigns, so data tracking os one of the shadiest features that browser hijacking tools run in the background|
|Distribution||Freeware installations lead to hijacker installs|