CapitaSearch is a sponsored search engine that displays altered search results and poses the risk of redirects to dangerous domains


CapitaSearch malware

CapitaSearch is an intrusive browser hijacker that triggers redirects to sponsored content on the Yahoo engine after making multiple setting changes on the web browser. As a potentially unwanted program (PUP)[1], it spreads in the disguise of other free programs and manages to infiltrate the default web browser without being noticed. It exhibits compatibility with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Safari, and other web browsers. In other words, it may set search engine, CapitaSearch start window, drop various toolbars, change the new tab window, and initiate other unapproved modifications.

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