Website Security Checker – a browser hijacker that sets the default engine to


Website Security Checker

Website Security Checker is categorized as a browser hijacker[1] that presents itself as an extension that detects malicious websites. The program is promoted as a free browsing tool that offers online protection. However, the true aim of this PUP is to set the default search engine to It is known that the new search provider shows search results via which is a legitimate engine. Regarding this fact, there is no point to use Website Security Checker instead of regular search engines as the app will bring more disadvantages than positive things. The promised security feature is just one small benefit from all the potentially unwanted activities that can be performed by the PUP.

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