Browser Hijacker– Sweet Page

Classified as adware, Sweet Page is also popularly known as the browser hijacker. This adware is bundled with free programs that can be availed by the user through download websites. The programs commonly comprise of an executable file you need, hence embed with several malicious “free ad offers”. Declining or deselecting these offers during the installation will prevent them from infecting your computer system. But if ever it gained access to your computer, Sweet Page will change the set up of your default search engine and homepage. This can happen once it injected the code: http://www.sweet-page.com/?type=hp&ts=&from=tugs&uid=”.   The Not-so-Sweet Effect of Sweet Page: • Whether you like it or not, sweet-page.com (once installed in your computer) will be your web browser. • Although you have a browser’s built-in search engine, the search result will lead back to sweet-page.com. • You’ll also experience slow or might even temporarily stops your computer’s processing.   Exposure of Browser: • Sweet Page hijacker can harm these browsers, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. • This browser hijacker, Sweet Page is an adware intended to affect Windows Vista, XP, 7 and 8; even the professional versions. Sweet Page Hijacker Browser Infection Happen through: • This browser hijacker commonly installed with those free software/programs you can find online. • Most of them will have no problem installing free programs or softwares but with them are those unwanted adware like sweet-page.com that will silently come and won’t ask your permission. • Only download softwares from main websites for they are safer compared to the third party websites. Those third party websites are the ones with...

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