Adware.SearchEncrypt is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a search hijacker targeting the Chrome and Firefox browsers.
Users of affected browsers may see one of these extensions:
Type and source of infection
Adware.SearchEncrypt are browser extension offered to users as privacy enhancers while in reality they are browser hijackers.”>
Malwarebytes for Mac detects and removes Adware.SearchEncrypt.
Malwarebytes for Mac will detect and remove the components of this malware.
- Download and install the latest version of Malwarebytes for Mac.
- Click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan.
- If threats are detected during the scan, a count of detected threats is displayed. More detailed threat information is displayed after the scan completes.
- Click “Confirm” to move the detected threats to Quarantaine.
- If a restart is required to complete remediation of threats detected during a scan, you will be notified. When a restart is required, please remember to save all work before clicking “Restart”.