What Is Active Handler?
Active Handler is a browser extension that may end up on a Mac after a user installs a free program or a cracked app, or runs a file downloaded from an untrustworthy source. Active Handler sets the default search engine on Chrome browser to a fake search site which redirects all searches to Yahoo. Browser extensions that change the search engine, homepage and similar browser settings are called browser hijackers. In addition to altering the settings, hijackers may cause more ads appear on webpages that users visit. You may follow this step-by-step guide to remove Active Handler from your Mac and restore your favorite search engine.