Rogue.SearchEncrypt

Short bio

Rogue.SearchEncrypt is Malwarebytes’ detection for a Chrome extension that hijacks your homepage and search page to searchencrypt.com. This extension is installed by bundlers.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Rogue.SearchEncrypt using real-time protection to block the bundlers that install Rogue.SearchEncrypt.

block Rogue.SearchEncrypt

Malwarebytes blocks the bundlers that include Rogue.SearchEncrypt

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Rogue.SearchEncrypt without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

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