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How to uninstall unwanted apps promoting pages like wsoyourwi.fun?

Also Known As: Ads by wsoyourwi.fun
Damage level: Medium

What is wsoyourwi[.]fun?

It is strongly advisable not to visit (trust) the wsoyourwi[.]fun website, or pages that it is used to promote. As a rule, pages like wsoyourwi[.]fun are promoted through deceptive advertisements, other untrustworthy websites, and (or) potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).

In other words, is not common for pages like wsoyourwi[.]fun to be visited by users on purpose. Users who have a PUA installed on their web browsers or computers should remove them as soon as possible - quite often, apps of this kind are designed to gather various data, generate unwanted advertisements.

It is noteworthy that there are may pages like wsoyourwi[.]fun on the web, some examples are ourbestnews[.]com, essingto[.]online, mycoolnewz[.]com.

wsoyourwi[.]fun pop-up redirects

Usually, when some installed PUA opens a website like wsoyourwi[.]fun, then it opens it in a new browser window or tab. Depending on its visitors' geolocation, this page either opens a couple of untrustworthy pages or loads questionable content.

Either way, wsoyourwi[.]fun and other sites of this type should not be visited.

It is possible that wsoyourwi[.]fun could open potentially malicious pages, scam websites like "Google Membership Rewards", "Microsoft Security Essentials Alert", or pages designed to trick visitors into installing some adware, browser hijackers, other unwanted software.

Another problem with sites like wsoyourwi[.]fun is that most of them use one or another clickbait technique to trick their visitors into clicking the "Allow" button allowing visited pages to show their notifications.

Wsoyourwi[.]fun displays a message implying that the page cannot be loaded unless the button mentioned above is clicked. It is strongly recommended not to agree to see notifications from pages like wsoyourwi[.]fun. In most cases, their notifications contain shady ads, links to malicious pages, etc.

PUAs can be designed to gather browsing-related information like IP addresses, geolocations, entered search queries, URLs of visited pages, and so on. It is known that there are PUAs that collect personal information.

It is not safe to have PUAs installed because the information gathered by them could be misused for marketing purposes, sold to third parties (potentially cyber criminals), or misused in other ways.

Also, PUAs can generate various ads, for example, coupons, banners, surveys, pop-up ads. By clicking on those ads, users unknowingly execute scripts designed to download or even install some unwanted software. Although, it is more common that those ads are used to advertise questionable websites.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by wsoyourwi.fun
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names ESET (Malware), Full List Of Detections (VirusTotal)
Serving IP Address 34.196.151.230
Symptoms Seeing advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. Intrusive pop-up ads. Decreased Internet browsing speed.
Distribution Methods Deceptive pop-up ads, potentially unwanted applications (adware)
Damage Decreased computer performance, browser tracking - privacy issues, possible additional malware infections.
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It is worth mentioning that most of the apps downloaded and installed by users unintentionally do not improve the browsing experience, include any features, or are useful in some other way. Usually, PUAs are designed to open shady addresses, generate advertisements, and (or) gather various information.

In other words, they are useless to their users and can be the culprit of various issues (e.g., problems related to online privacy, browsing safety). Users who have an app of this kind installed on a browser or computer should get rid of it as soon as possible.

How did adware install on my computer?

It is common that users allow for potentially unwanted applications to be downloaded or installed together with other, mainly free programs. It happens when those applications are included in downloaders or installers as extra offers (bundled together with other programs), and users do not opt them out.

As a rule, users can decline unwanted offers via "Advanced", "Custom", "Manual" or other settings, or checkboxes available in downloaders, installers that are used to promote PUAs.

In some cases, users cause unwanted downloads, installations via deceptive advertisements - by clicking on ads designed to execute certain scripts.

How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?

Questionable websites, third-party downloaders (and installers), Peer-to-Peer networks like torrent clients, eMule, free file hosting pages, etc., are not reliable sources for downloading or installing programs. It is advisable to download all apps (or files) from official websites and direct links.

Advertisements appearing on questionable pages should never be clicked as well. If clicked, they may open other unreliable websites, or cause undesired downloads, installations.

Downloaders and installers that have any settings (like "Custom", "Advanced"), or some checkboxes should be checked for bundled applications. Those applications should be declined before finishing downloads, installations.

Suspicious, unwanted plug-ins, add-ons, extensions installed on a browser should be removed from it. Programs installed on the operating system should be uninstalled too.

If your computer is already infected with rogue applications, we recommend running a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Appearance of wsoyourwi[.]fun website (GIF):

wsoyourwi[.]fun website appearance (GIF)

Notification from wsoyourwi[.]fun:

wsoyourwi.fun ads notification 1

Another notification from wsoyourwi[.]fun:

wsoyourwi.fun ads notification 2

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Quick menu:

Disable unwanted browser notifications:

Video showing how to disable web browser notifications:

Google Chrome logoRemove spam notifications from Google Chrome:

Click the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen and select "Settings". In the opened window select "Privacy and security", then click on "Site Settings" and choose "Notifications".

Disable web browser notifications in Google Chrome (step 1)

In the "Allowed to send notifications" list search for websites that you want to stop receiving notifications from. Click on the three dots icon near the website URL and click "Block" or "Remove" (if you click "Remove" and visit the malicious site once more, it will ask to enable notifications again).

Disable web browser notifications in Google Chrome (step 2)

Android logoRemove spam notifications from Google Chrome (Android):

Tap the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen and select "Settings". Scroll down, tap on "Site settings" and then "Notifications".

Disable web browser notifications in Google Chrome - Android (step 1)

In the opened window, locate all suspicious URLs and tap on them one-by-one. Once the pop-up shows up, select either "Block" or "Remove" (if you tap "Remove" and visit the malicious site once more, it will ask to enable notifications again).

Disable web browser notifications in Google Chrome - Android (step 2)

Mozilla Firefox logoRemove spam notifications from Mozilla Firefox:

Click the Menu button (three bars) on the right upper corner of the screen. Select "Settings" and click on "Privacy & Security" in the toolbar on the left hand side of the screen. Scroll down to the "Permissions" section and click the "Settings" button next to "Notifications".

Disable web browser notifications in Mozilla Firefox (step 1)

In the opened window, locate all suspicious URLs and block them using the drop-down menu or either remove them by clicking "Remove Website" at the bottom of the window (if you click "Remove Website" and visit the malicious site once more, it will ask to enable notifications again).

Disable web browser notifications in Mozilla Firefox (step 2)

Microsoft Edge logoRemove spam notifications from Microsoft Edge:

Click the menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the Edge window and select "Settings". Click on "Cookies and site permissions" in the toolbar on the left hand side of the screen and select "Notifications".

Disable web browser notifications in Microsoft Edge (step 1)

Click three dots on the right hand side of each suspicious URL under "Allow" section and click "Block" or "Remove" (if you click "Remove" and visit the malicious site once more, it will ask to enable notifications again).

Disable web browser notifications in Microsoft Edge (step 2)

Safari logoRemove spam notifications from Safari (macOS):

Click "Safari" button on the left upper corner of the screen and select "Preferences...". Select the "Websites" tab and then select "Notifications" section on the left pane.

Disable web browser notifications in Safari - macOS (step 1)

Check for suspicious URLs and apply the "Deny" option using the drop-down menu or either remove them by clicking "Remove" at the bottom of the window (if you click "Remove" and visit the malicious site once more, it will ask to enable notifications again)

Disable web browser notifications in Safari - macOS (step 2)

How to avoid browser notification spam?

Internet users should be very skeptical when being asked to allow notifications. While this is a useful feature that allows you to receive timely news from websites you like, deceptive marketers frequently abuse it.

Only allow notifications from websites that you fully trust. For added security - use an anti-malware application with a real-time web browsing monitor to block shady websites that tries to trick you into allowing spam notifications. We recommend using Combo Cleaner Antivirus for Windows.

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Tomas Meskauskas

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Malware activity

Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

Increased attack rate of infections detected within the last 24 hours.

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