Gatmog.com is a third-party search site that claims to improve the web browsing experience. However, it collaborates with third parties and is set to promote sponsored content. Although it's not malicious, experts classify it as Potentially Unwanted Application, thus leaving the user a choice to decide whether to use it or not.
The search tool is being distributed as a component of Gsearch extension that is compatible with Macs and Windows. Typically, the extension is bundled with freeware and shareware, which is the reason why most people download it unintentionally. Right after the install, the gatmog.com replaces a default search engine, start page, and new tab URL. Besides, even if the user attempts to initiate a search via Google, the web browser automatically launched Gsearch results.
|Related app||Gsearch extension|
|Compatibility||Mac, Windows, Andoid. It can settle down on any web browser, be it Google Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Edge, or Opera|
|Classification||Browser hijacker, Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
|Distribution||Typically, it is distributed bundled with Windows and Mac apps as an additional free component|
|Danger||The extension is not dangerous. However, the content that it may display is suspicious and is not recommended viewing|