Brief Note on Search.pollicare.com
Search.pollicare.com is yet another search provider that mainly targets the Mac OS X System. As of now, the primary objective of it's creator is to take control over the Safari browser. It automatically modifies all browser settings and bombards user screen with thousand of annoying pop-up ads and links. Some of the advertisement or endorsement may be useful but there are several downsides into this online marketing schemes. The authors of malware usually take advantage of PPC and spread this threat over the entire PC. Although, this domain is promoted by it's developers as a useful or legitimate one but you should ignore it. See how Search.pollicare.com works :
Reasons Why Should You Avoid Search.pollicare.com
Despite of it's all promises and legitimate look, you should not trust on it because it is an untrustworthy browser hijacker that aims to infect your Mac PC ASAP. This domain has not it's own database. It delivered the search result from Yahoo database which means it acts just as a middleman between the Mac System user and Yahoo database. When System user enter any text into it's search box or search any queries then it automatically lead them to untrusted domain where numerous third-party products and links are promoted.
It's harmful effects does not end by displaying annoying advertisements or links. Once gets activated inside the Mac System, Search.pollicare.com conducts series of malevolent activities. First of all, it hijacks Safari browser and then lead victim to it's associated domain each time while surfing the web. It secretly opens backdoor and inject various malware into the PC and execute them secretly at System background. By consuming more resources and space of System, it turns System speed into too much slower than before. Apart from these, it gathers victim's sensitive information and later exposed them to the public for illicit purposes. In short, Search.pollicare.com is completely unsafe for the Mac PC. Thus, deletion of Search.pollicare.com is required instantly.
Dispersal Channels of Search.pollicare.com
- Cost-free packages or free stuffs that you downloaded from the Internet.
- Spam messages or attachments that arrived on your inbox from unknown person.
- Infected devices which used by you to share or transfer data.
- Suspicious ads or links that offers digital downloads.
- Torrent hackers, pirated software, P2P file sharing network and many more.