Well, someone came to Duckco, and said the following: "Hello, what is DuckDuckGo, it randomly came on my computer one day, and I'd like to use Google. That might be evidence, but it also supports being culprits.
posted by OpalYeah7800 2 years and 3 months ago Link

Over time some browsers (Safari, Pale Moon, Firefox, etc.) have added DDG to their list of search engines (some have even pushed it to be the default search) and some users aren't familiar with it and conclude that their browser's search has been hijacked. This may or may not have been the case in this instance.
posted by x.15a2 Community Leader2 years and 3 months ago Link