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Incognito Searches

Posted: November 8, 2017

Threat Metric

Ranking: 1,734
Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 237,140
First Seen: January 25, 2019
Last Seen: October 17, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Incognito Searches is a potentially unwanted program that is associated with a basic Internet search site known as feed.incognitosearches.com. Those who encounter the Incognito Searches site set as their default home page or new tab page will want to take action to seek out its related components to ultimately stop its unwanted actions. Such actions may be due to installing a freeware app or bundled software that has automatically loaded components related to Incognito Searches.

The Incognito Searches components may be in the form of web browser extensions that are in need of removal or disabling. The removal process for Incognito Searches will require the ability to enter the Internet settings or list of web browser add-ons and extensions. Accessing such may be done by savvy PC users so each component related to may be deleted thus stopping the automatic loads of Incognito Searches sites and other unwanted actions.

Using a proper resource to automatically detect and remove Incognito Searches will suffice to stop the unwanted activities performed by Incognito Searches. While the use of Incognito Searches and its home page may not be immediately malicious, it is recommended that use of Incognito Searches be discontinued due to the uncertainty of its actions and display of several questionable advertisements and sponsored links.

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