Binkiland is a program that modifies browser homepages to its own. The page offers a general search, bookmarked links as well as adverts about the need to repair your PC, even when that isn’t the case. In the future, you can protect yourself from browser hijackers with Web Companion.


Snap.Do developed by ReSoft LTD. is a tool that changes browser’s Home page and your default search engine to search.snapdo.com in IE, Mozilla and Chrome. Wikipedia mentions Snap.Do in its article about browser hijacking. To avoid browser hijacking in the future download Web Companion.



How to Remove Ask.com

by News Editor on July 31st, 2015 in Security Tips.

If you have realized that new toolbar installed on your PC and your home page was unexpectedly changed, most likely that some software may have installed in a bundle a 3rd-party browser toolbar on your system.  One such annoying toolbar is the Ask toolbar. This toolbar is a BHO: Browser Helper Add-on.


Shopper-Pro is a Browser Helper Object that is usually categorized as potentially unwanted. It pretends to be very helpful and user-friendly during online shopping, providing you coupons and saving your money. However, it is only a marketing method to make you visit specific sites and increase the number of their visitors.


Astromenda is an application designed to organize your browser by changing your home page, default search engine, and new tabs to Astromenda, and its goal (as per publisher) is to make “the web more accessible and more efficient, for all users." To protect your browser settings in the future download Web Companion


If your default search engine was changed and your browser keeps redirecting you to http://trovigo.com that means your browser was hijacked with Trovi Search.  It is able to become the startup page of your web browser via modifying browser settings. No matter which browser you are using (Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Opera), you can see the browser is occupied by it completely. To protect your homepage in the future download Web Companion.


Description and symptoms of Search Protect

Search Protect is designed by Conduit, and is spread with different free software, in most cases – it’s a pre-selected option during the main program installation. There is no direct download link for Search Protect even on the Conduit home page which is already suspicious.












MyStart.com is a toolbar. It sets the user's homepage to Mystart.com and their default search engine to Yahoo.


PC Fix Speed is a system optimizer utility developed by Crawler Group. It may be a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) as it will silently install itself onto your system without any user prompt and is distributed in a bundle together with another third party application. 


MyPC Backup is a Windows backup utility program developed by JustDevelopIT. It may be a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP), as it will silently install itself onto your system without your authorization.

It is typically distributed in a bundle with other third party applications such as DeltaSearch Community Toolbar installation.


HeadlineAlley is a browser extension developed by Mindspark Interactive Network. Consisting mainly of a toolbar with bookmarks to HeadlineAlley, news and weather feeds, this browser extension offers limited functionality and little overall value.


Registry Helper is a counterfeit computer registry and protection tool developed by SafeApp Software LLC. It may be a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) as it will silently install itself onto your system without your authorization. It is typically distributed in a bundle with third party applications such as the YTD Community Toolbar installation.