Rogue.SearchEncrypt

Short bio

Rogue.SearchEncrypt is the 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 mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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