How to ,Remove SEEKIT.COM
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SEEKIT.COM is a browser hijacker that often replaces search engine on the affected browser. It can be installed on random browser program without taking approval from user or computer owner. This program comes up as a default start-up page and pretends to be a normal search engine page. However, it may have lost credibility due to invasive technique it is using in order to gain access on target computer.
Freeware and shareware are actually programs that may drop SEEKIT.COM redirect onto the computer. There is actually a way to oppose the installation of this unwanted program, if you only choose to load the downloaded program using customized install. In this method, you can cross-out SEEKIT.COM and choose not to install them on the computer. In most cases, it is installed by default because of user’s ignorance on adware that is present on most free software.
The purpose of SEEKIT.COM is to be your default search engine. Second to that, this unwanted program tries to gain online profit through ads that appears on search results. This is the reason why SEEKIT.COM is forcibly injected as your normal home page.
SEEKIT.COM is a suspicious French search engine that overrides homepage and new tab on browsers. It is observed that this adware is part of several adware. Installation is often unknown to user because it is bundled to freeware or shareware. SEEKIT.COM makes changes on the target browser with the aid of relevant extension or add-on.
Once inside the computer, SEEKIT.COM is setup as the default search engine and start-up page. Thus, users are force to send search queries via this adware. To generate online profit from this illegal act, SEEKIT.COM employs a content-layering technique to display advertisements on the same page as search results. Since there are no distinguishing marks and labels, user often clicks on the ads, which sends the browser to unsolicited websites.
Apart from excessive display of ads and browser redirect issues, SEEKIT.COM puts your online privacy at risk. This adware is proficient in gathering sensitive data such as IP address, visited websites, search queries, keywords, and many more. Collected information from user are then sold to various marketing sites for additional revenue. It may also be utilized as reference to serve appealing advertisements.
Even though SEEKIT.COM is found to be harmful, most security experts never dubbed it as computer virus. It is more appropriate to be in the list of potentially unwanted program (PUP). Unlike computer virus, SEEKIT.COM never spreads from one computer to another. Its only means of distribution is through dubious freeware and third-party applications.
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