- Name: Wkalle.com
- Type: Browser Hijacker
- Removal: Medium
- Penetration: spam email attachments, dubious download, clicking on malicious sites, visiting pirate software or torrent files, playing online games and others.
- Short Description: It is a dangerous computer threat that redirects the search to other suspicious websites.
- Infected OS: it can infect all the version of the Windows Based operating system such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows XP, Vista and most recent version Windows 10.
Wkalle.com is a browser hijacker program that sneaks into the targeted PC without your approval and hijacks all the pre-installed web browsers including Firefox, IE, Chrome, and Opera. It is promoted as a real search engine which improves users’ web browsing experience by providing best and relevant search results. It has been even programmed in a manner that it looks similar to genuine search tools like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. But, despite all the claims and appearance, it doesn’t give any sort of benefit to the users and hence, you should not trust it. Once get activated, it will modify all the defaults settings of the browsers such as homepage, new tab, and other crucial settings.
The moment Wkalle.com get enters into the system, it monitors your online activities such as which page you visit, which link you open, which search query you use and other. It can also gather your personal and financial information such as bank detail, credit card details, email contacts, IP address and other sensitive details for their evil use. Downloading freeware software, spam email attachments, clicking on malicious sites, using pirate software or torrent files and other without permission. So it is necessary to pay attention while web surfing and avoid getting touch with these type of vicious sources. It can also consume lots of system resources and downgrades the performance of the system. So it is highly suggested you remove Wkalle.com as soon as possible to keep your system safe and clean against future infection. Otherwise, you may suffer from a great financial loss.