InfoSearchBox.com, also known as Vega Search 123, stands for a fake and deceptive search website, which looks very similar to vebasearch.com and just resembles it, has the same purpose – to earn more money for its owners, by driving as much traffic as possible to some websites, part of some affiliate programs or sponsored links.
Our malware research team conducted a full inspection and ran multiple tests and finally they found out, that InfoSearchBox.com is indeed a horrible Browser Hijacker / Search Redirect virus, able to take over your browser and override its settings without user’s knowledge or any other approval. Once the InfoSearchBox.com hijacker gets active, it modifies system and browser settings by introducing InfoSearchBox.com as default search engine, homepage and default page for new tabs. The InfoSearchBox.com virus is spread using various pay-per-install software bundles, spam emails, infected torrent downloads and other peer-to-peer file sharing services.
Our malware analysis team strongly recommends you to avoid any search results or proposals by InfoSearchBox.com, because they could easily compromise your system and amend your current browser settings, making them changed into InfoSearchBox.com as your default search engine and homepage. So, if you experience certain issues with your system while having InfoSearchBox.com, we strongly recommend you to follow this removal guide and delete malware with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware tool as explained in the guidelines below.
Infosearchbox.com virus automatic removal tool:
Infosearchbox.com hijacker removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft AntiMalware and scan your PC with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all threats found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft AntiMalware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:
How to prevent your PC from being contaminated with Infosearchbox.com virus again in the future.
GridinSoft AntiMalware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft AntiMalware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):