Virus Brief Description
Type browser hijacker
Distribution Method Installations of third party free app, shady websites, Spam email, Rogue pop-up ads
Problems May Occur High usage of CPU and slow performance;

Intrusive pop-up and ads can’t be stop;

Google is randomly redirected;

Additional threats may be downloaded silently.

Similar Infection  Safe Finder

search.available.mac

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Securesurf.biz is a nasty browser hijacker made to override the homepage and search engine. Users who are annoyed by this malware are confused how it gets inside computer without any notification. Actually, this nuisance always show up right after the installation of sharing applications. While users are installing programs, it is necessary to watch out every step and try best to prevent unknown programs.
Securesurf.biz virus
Securesurf.biz is a browsers related malware which lays affection on search engines mainly. Whenever you are trying to open website and do some searches, it will show up immediately. From there, although you can be provided search results, the links are known to redirect you to unfamiliar websites hosting lots of advertisements that are containing harmful programs and traps. Users who have no sufficient experience on Internet will be easily tricked to download rogue software unconsciously. In addtion, Securesurf.biz is very crafty to implant component on web browsers. It is intending to record your online traces and collect sensitive information to make benefit. Evidently, Securesurf.biz is a risky malware to your computer that users need to remove it as soon as possible.


Manually Remove Securesurf.biz from Windows OS

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Quick Menu

Step 1. Remove Securesurf.biz related plug-in, toolbar, add-on, extension from Chrome/Firefox/IE/Edge

Step 2. Uninstall Securesurf.biz related programs from your computer;

Step 3. Change system folder settings to show all hidden files;

Step 4. Find and delete Securesurf.biz related files in hidden folders;

Step 5. Find and remove Securesurf.biz related registry files ;

Step 6. Reset Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox and IE to remove Securesurf.biz related hijacker;

Step 1.Remove Securesurf.biz related extension from Microsoft Edge/ Chrome/Firefox/IE

Note – If you cannot find or remove a malicious extension, please read next step.

 

 

On Chrome

  • Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  • Click Tools.
  • Select Extensions.
  • Click the trash can icon to delete extensions that may be related with Securesurf.biz.
  • A confirmation dialog appears, click Remove.

  • Click the menu button and choose Add-ons.
  • In the Add-ons Manager tab, select the Extensions panel.
  • Select add-ons that may be related with Securesurf.biz and click Remove button
  • Click Restart now if it pops up.

  • Open the IE, click the Tools button , and click Manage add-ons.
  • Click Toolbars and Extensions on left side of the window., and then select extensions that may be related with Securesurf.biz;
  • If the add-on can be deleted, you’ll see the Remove option. Click Remove and then click Close. Otherwise click Disable button.

 

  • Click More (…) on the address bar and select Extensions

 

  • Select extensions that may be related with Securesurf.biz and click Uninstall button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Step 2.Uninstall Securesurf.biz related programs from your computer

1. Press Win + R keys at the same time to launch Run box >> Then input: “Control Panel” and click OK

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2. In Control Panel, click on Uninstall a program

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3. In the Programs and Features window, right click on apps that may be related with Securesurf.biz, then click Uninstall/Change. Then select Uninstall option.

Note – If you cannot find or remove malicious program, please continue the below steps.


Step 3.Change system folder settings to show all hidden files

Win 7 / Vista User

Securesurf.biz removal for win 7

  • Right-click the Windows Logo button and choose Open Windows Explorer.
  • Click Organize and choose Folder and Search Options.
  • Click the View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and then clear the checkbox for Hide protected system operating files.
  • Click Yes on the warning and then click OK.
Win 8 UserSecuresurf.biz removal for win 8

  • On your keyboard press the Windows + E keys.
  • Click the View tab.
  • Check File name extensions and Hidden items

Win 10 User

Securesurf.biz removal for win 10

  • Open This PC, click View and select Options.
  • In the Folder Options window, choose View, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then click OK.


Step 4.Find and delete suspicious files in the locations listed below:

%Temp%\[malware name]

%AppData%\[malware name]

%LocalAppData%\[malware name]

%LocalAppData%\[malware name].exe

%CommonAppData%\[malware name]

%AllUsersProfile%random.exe

Note

Virus and malware may hide its files in different locations of PC. If you are not able to locate files of Securesurf.biz, you can try Wipersoft’s Malware Detection Tool to see if it will detect the unsafe files for you:

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Step 5. Find and remove nasty registry files related with Securesurf.biz:

1. Open Registry Editor first:

  • Press Win [Windows key] + R on your keyboard.

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  • Type regedit in the Run box and hit OK

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2. Find out and remove all harmful registry files that may be related with Securesurf.biz:

(Do Not Delete Any Registry File If You’re Not Familiar with It)

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Note

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Step 6. Reset Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox and IE to remove Securesurf.biz

Reset Microsoft Edge

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1. Select More (…) on the address bar, then click Settings

2. click “Choose what to clear”

3. Select all the options and then click Clear button

 

 

 

Reset Chrome

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1. Open Chrome, then click “Customize and control Google Chrome” button >> click Settings

2. Scroll down to the bottom, then click on Show advanced settings button

3. After clicking on Show advanced settings button, scroll down to the bottom and click on Reset browser settings button

. A message box will pop up to inform that your browser settings will be restored to their original defaults, click Reset button when it appears:

Reset Firefox

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1. Open Firefox, then click on Firefox button, then Click on Help button, then Click on Troubleshooting Information

2. At the Troubleshooting Information page, click on Reset Firefox

3. A message box will pop up to let you confirm that you want to reset Firefox to its initial state, click Reset Firefox button when it appears:

Reset Internet Explorer

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1. Open Internet Explorer, then click on Tools, then click on Internet Options

2. On the Internet Options window: click on Advanced tab, then click Reset button

3. A message box will pop up to let you confirm that you want to reset all Internet Explorer Settings, click Reset button when it appears:

4. When the resetting process is done, you’ll see this message box, click Close

5. You’ll need to restart your Internet Explorer to complete the resetting process.



Tips for Threat Prevention

– Always running professional Antivirus or Antimalware and keep Firewall ON;

– Create System Restore Point regularly and back up important personal files;

– Avoid downloading free programs from unknown third party shared sites;

– Regularly update system via automatic system update;

– Don’t access porn sites or similar sites which are potentially harmful;

– Avoid opening any attachments of unknown emails.