Securesurfs.biz Removal Guide

Do you know what Securesurfs.biz is?

If you have noticed a change in your browser's settings, which you did not authorize, it could be an indication that a browser hijacker is fully functioning on your operating system. One such application goes by the name of Securesurfs.biz. It goes without saying that you must take all possible action to avoid it. That is critical not only because this hijacker will make surfing the web a much more annoying and bothersome experience, but because it might prove to be a major virtual threat. Due to this hijacker, your operating system could be subjected to questionable and even dangerous web content. To learn how this could happen and have a better understanding about the overall functionality of this intrusive program, make sure to read the rest of our report. Below, we also include a detailed removal guide that you should use to delete Securesurfs.biz in a quick and easy way.

Securesurfs.biz does differ all that much from other browser hijackers that are roaming the web these days. It immediately modifies files and registry entries linked to your web browser's default settings. This is a very common method that hijackers use to alter the default homepages of popular web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer. Once the all of this is done, you will notice a questionable third-party website each time you will start an online session. Unfortunately, you will be forced to use this site as your default homepage whether you like that or not. It goes without saying that this will make surfing the web the way you are used to a difficult, if not impossible, task. What causes more annoyance is the fact that the web page appointed as your new homepage does not provide any valuable features whatsoever. The quick access link on it sometimes does not work. The search field can provide quite a few third-party sponsored results; some of which might have nothing to do with your original query. Unfortunately, the devious change is not easily reversible. To regain your web browser's default settings once and for all, you need to delete every single bit of Securesurfs.biz. To do that, make sure to follow the detailed removal instructions below. Keep in mind that if you fail to terminate this hijacker, the intrusive change will remain in place.

Unfortunately, there more to Securesurfs.biz than meets the eye. Our researchers have discovered that in some instances this browser hijacker might be the primary reason other questionable programs could gain an easy way into your personal computer. This primarily could happen as your operating system could be exposed to questionable and otherwise suspicious online content. It could happen if you choose to use the questionable search box presented on a newly set homepage. As it turns out it could provide you with results embedded with redirect links that might lead you to questionable and even potentially harmful websites. For example, you could end up on sites created by malware developers, which could run an arbitrary code execution exploit. What is dangerous about all of this is the fact that just entering a site with such exploit could be more than enough to trigger an installation of some unknown malware. It should be more than obvious that having this browser hijacker up and running on your personal computer is a risk that no user should take. Make sure to execute a complete removal of Securesurfs.biz as soon as it is found up and running on your operating system.

A complete removal of Securesurfs.biz should be your utmost priority. Below we provide a detailed removal guide that you should follow with care; otherwise, you might have to face the outcomes of an incomplete removal. In some cases due to traces of Securesurfs.biz, the devious alteration could simply remain in place. In other situations, leftovers of this hijacker could trigger its silent restoration procedure. You can simply avoid finding yourself in such a situation by performing a full system analysis for anything associated with Securesurfs.biz once you are done with the instructions that we present below. This way you will be sure that the termination procedure has been a success.

How to remove Securesurfs.biz from your web browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Type regedit into a search box and then select it.
  2. Navigate to to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  3. Right-click a registry value entitled Start Page and select Modify.
  4. Replace the unwanted URL with a new one and then click OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your File Explorer.
  2. Go to C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  3. Remove the following files:
    a) Preferences.
    b) Secure Preferences.
    c) Web Data.
  4. Right-click your Recycle Bin and select Empty Recycle Bin.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your File Explorer.
  2. Go to C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<unique Mozilla profile ID>.
  3. Locate and then delete a file called prefs.js.
  4. Right-click your Recycle Bin and select Empty Recycle Bin.

In non-techie terms:

If you believe that manual removal is a task a bit too complicated, do not worry. Malware experts at Spyware-Techie.com have crafted alternative instructions. By following them, you will be able to delete Securesurfs.biz in a fully automated manner.