Linkangood.com is the site that gets included in the AV tool alerts due to suspicious behavior. The site redirects to other advertising pages out of nowhere due to PUP running in the background. Linkangood.com – a domain that pushes other threats and can lead to serious infiltrations of malware when not blocked.
Make no mistake, Secure Search is a piece of malware you should avoid at all costs or, if it’s already on your system, get rid of it at once. It’s classified as a potentially unwanted application (PUA).
Malware. Mikey-6739644 is a trojan that installs itself on the system, collects information and communicates with a C2 server, potentially exfiltrating sensitive information.
(at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select “Settings”, in the “Search engine” section, click “Manage search engines…”, in the opened list look for “securedserch.com”, when located click the three vertical dots near this URL and select “Remove from list”.
Secure Search is a Google Chrome extension that describes itself as “Keep your search secure and history private with Secure Search the anonymous, fully secure(SSL) search engine and privacy extension.