What is tthematt[.]xyz page?
Tthematt[.]xyz displays a fake CAPTCHA to trick visitors into clicking the "Allow" button and can open two, three questionable websites. There is a very low chance that users would open tthematt[.]xyz intentionally. This page shares similarities with cobwebcircle[.]site, press-news-for[.]me, and many other pages.
Tthematt[.]xyz website in detail
Tthematt[.]xyz displays a message claiming that visitors need to click the "Allow" button to confirm that they are not robots. It is one of the clickbait techniques that pages like tthematt[.]xyz use to trick visitors into agreeing to receive their notifications.
Notifications from tthematt[.]xyz are used to promote potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) likely to be designed to hijack browsers, display advertisements, and (or) gather information. Those notifications can also be used to promote various scams to trick visitors into providing personal information.
|Name||Ads by tthematt.xyz|
|Threat Type||Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads|
|Detection Names||ESET (Malware), Full List Of Detections (VirusTotal)|
|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.|
|Malware Removal (Windows)||
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More details about thematt[.]xyz and similar websites
Tthematt[.]xyz and similar pages are promoted through shady advertisements, dubious pages, and PUAs. Most users download and install PUAs unknowingly - they are tricked into it. A step-by-step removal guide for PUAs is provided below.
How did adware install on my computer?
One of the ways used to trick users into downloading or installing PUAs is to distribute them via downloaders and installers of other programs. When users download or install programs without changing "Advanced", "Custom" or other settings, they download or install both wanted and unwanted apps.
Another deceptive way to distribute PUAs is to design advertisements to execute certain scripts. Users cause unexpected downloads, installations by clicking on those ads. In other cases, users download or install PUAs through fake installers.
How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?
Third-party downloaders, installers, unofficial web pages, Peer-to-Peer networks like torrent clients, eMule, and other sources should not be used to download or install apps. Applications and files should be downloaded from official pages and through direct links.
Downloaders, installers with "Advanced", "Custom," or other settings or ticked checkboxes should be checked for optional downloads or installations. One more way to avoid unwanted downloads or installations is to avoid clicking on advertisements displayed on shady pages.
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 tthematt[.]xyz website (GIF):
Notifications from tthematt[.]xyz:
IMPORTANT NOTE! This deceptive site asks to enable web browser notifications.
Therefore, before commencing, perform these steps:
Google Chrome (PC):
- Click the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen and select "Settings"
- Scroll down to the "Privacy and security" section, select "Site settings" and then "Notifications"
- Click three dots on the right hand side of each suspicious URL and select "Block" or "Remove" (if you click "Remove" and visit the malicious site once more, it will ask to enable notifications again)
Google Chrome (Android):
- Click on the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen and tap "Settings"
- Scroll down, tap on "Site settings" and then "Notifications"
- 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)
- 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"
- 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)
- 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"
- 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)
- 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
- 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)
Instant automatic malware removal:
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- What is tthematt[.]xyz?
- STEP 1. Uninstall adware applications using Control Panel.
- STEP 2. Remove rogue plug-ins from Google Chrome.
- STEP 3. Remove adware-type extensions from Mozilla Firefox.
- STEP 4. Remove malicious extensions from Safari.
- STEP 5. Remove rogue plug-ins from Microsoft Edge.
Windows 11 users:
Right-click on the Start icon, select Apps and Features. In the opened window search for the application you want to uninstall, after locating it, click on the three vertical dots and select Uninstall.
Windows 10 users:
Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.
Windows 7 users:
Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.
macOS (OSX) users:
Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.
In the uninstall programs window, look for any potentially unwanted applications, select these entries and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
After uninstalling the potentially unwanted application that causes tthematt[.]xyz redirects, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.
Remove adware from Internet browsers:
Video showing how to eliminate ads delivered by tthematt[.]xyz using Combo Cleaner:
Remove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:
Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "More tools" and click "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and remove them.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the ads by tthematt.xyz, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.
After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:
Click the Firefox menu (at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click "Extensions", in the opened window, remove all recently-installed suspicious browser plug-ins.
Computer users who have problems with ads by tthematt.xyz removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.
Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, in the opened menu, click Help.
Select Troubleshooting Information.
In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.
Remove malicious extensions from Safari:
Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....
In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.
Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...
In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.
Remove malicious extensions from Microsoft Edge:
Click the Edge menu icon (at the upper-right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and click "Remove" below their names.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the ads by tthematt.xyz, reset your Microsoft Edge browser settings. Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge) and select Settings.
In the opened settings menu select Reset settings.
Select Restore settings to their default values. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Microsoft Edge settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
- If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.
Commonly, adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate Internet browsers through free software downloads. Note that the safest source for downloading free software is via developers' websites only. To avoid installation of adware, be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. When installing previously-downloaded free programs, choose the custom or advanced installation options – this step will reveal any potentially unwanted applications listed for installation together with your chosen free program.
If you are experiencing problems while trying to remove ads by tthematt.xyz from your computer, please ask for assistance in our malware support forum.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Why am I seeing ads (browser notifications) delivered by tthematt[.]xyz in the right lower corner of my desktop?
Websites cannot show notifications without permission. It means that tthematt[.]xyz was visited before and allowed to show notifications.
I have clicked on notification ads, is my computer infected?
Clicking on a notifications is harmless. However, pages that those notifications are designed to open could be malicious.
Is tthematt[.]xyz a virus?
Tthematt[.]xyz and similar pages are not considered to be viruses. Their purpose is to promote various scams or questionable, malicious applications and websites. Also, they use clickbait techniques to trick visitors into allowing them to show notifications.
Will Combo Cleaner remove tthematt[.]xyz ads automatically or manual steps are still required?
Yes, Combo Cleaner will scan your computer and remove all the permissions granted for tthematt[.]xyz (or other page of this type). It will also block all further access to tthematt[.]xyz. No additional steps will be required.