Safe Finder is a type adware, which can be set as extension browser . Thanks to the ability to adjust browser settings, it can change the preferred home page , search engine and other options. It also displays pop-ups which may lead to more malware .
Safe Finder is not targeted at a specific browser and may affect Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Opera, and others.
How is Safe Finder installed?
Malicious software can be installed on a device in a variety of ways. It may have been downloaded in the background from the website you visited, or it may have been downloaded as part of an email attachment. In most cases, the user does not need to run the installer. Some malware has built-in scripts that trigger installation after a user logs in or a specific application, such as a web browser, is launched.
Most of the time, Safe Finder is added by users themselves, under the mistaken belief that it is a reliable search engine powered by Yahoo. Here are some of the known URLs associated with this adware:
Should I uninstall Safe Finder?
Yes. Safe Finder claims to be the trusted search engine from Yahoo but it is really advertising and should be removed from your Mac As soon as possible. Failure to remove it may open the gate for more malware on your device such as Trojan virus, spyware and other malware.