Ecosia is not virus, malware or spam

A number of fraudulent websites are claiming that Ecosia is a virus, a browser-hijacker, spyware, or malware. Relax: these rumour are entirely unfounded. Our browser extension will not harm your computer in any way.

These dodgy websites tell the same lie about a large number of companies, not just Ecosia. Their aim is to sell (often harmful) anti-malware software to unsuspecting users.

In short: please don’t worry, is absolutely safe to use, won't hurt your computer and what we are working on is absolutely legit! Feel free to have a look at our business reports for more information on our expenses and tree planting investments.

Should you every have any issues when using Ecosia, please contact us at describe your issue in the contact form. We'll do our best to improve! 

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