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How to stop mobiletracking.ru from showing notifications

Also Known As: Ads by mobiletracking.ru
Damage level: Medium

What kind of page is mobiletracking[.]ru?

The purpose of mobiletracking[.]ru is to get permission to show notifications used to promote untrustworthy websites. Also, this page may redirect users to other dubious websites. Mobiletracking[.]ru and similar pages get opened through pages that use questionable advertising networks.

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Mobiletracking[.]ru in detail

Notifications displayed by mobiletracking[.]ru promote various scams, questionable pages, and applications. They advertise legitimate software too. However, software developers have nothing to do with notifications coming from mobiletracking[.]ru. Affiliates use such notifications to collect illegitimate commissions.

Additionally, mobiletracking[.]ru (and its notifications) can promote other pages asking for permission to deliver deceptive notifications. Thus, it is strongly recommended not to trust mobiletracking[.]ru or agree to receive notifications from it.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by mobiletracking.ru
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names N/A (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, false claims within visited websites, potentially unwanted applications (adware)
Damage Decreased computer performance, browser tracking - privacy issues, possible additional malware infections.
Malware Removal (Windows)

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Websites asking for permission to deliver notification spam in general

There are thousands of pages like mobiletracking[.]ru on the Internet. Some examples are freeiphone[.]info, protectionrequired[.]com, bestsystemav[.]xyz. They redirect visitors to shady websites and ask for permission to deliver notifications promoting other pages of this kind.

How did mobiletracking[.]ru gain permission to deliver spam notifications?

Mobiletracking[.]ru shows notifications because it has been allowed to do so. Browsers display a pop-up with the "Allow", "Allow Notifications", or a similar button when websites want to show notifications. Visitors agree to receive notifications by clicking that button.

How to prevent deceptive sites from delivering spam notifications?

Requests from websites asking for permission to notifications can be declined by clicking the "Block", "Block Notifications", or a similar button displayed by a browser. Another way to avoid getting notifications from pages is to close them before clicking anything.

If you are receiving unwanted notifications, we recommend running a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Appearance of mobiletracking[.]ru website (GIF):

mobiletracking[.]ru website appearance (GIF)

Notifications displayed by mobiletracking[.]ru:

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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.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why am I seeing ads (browser notifications) delivered by mobiletracking[.]ru in the right lower corner of my desktop?

It is because you have visited mobiletracking[.]ru and allowed (most likely inadvertently/unknowingly) it to show notifications. Websites cannot deliver any notifications without permission.

I have clicked on notification ads, is my computer infected?

A computer cannot be infected by clicking on a notification. However, a notification can open a malicious website.

Is mobiletracking[.]ru a virus?

Mobiletracking[.]ru and similar pages are not viruses. They promote various scams, questionable (potentially malicious) applications, and websites.

Will Combo Cleaner remove mobiletracking[.]ru ads automatically or manual steps are still required?

Yes, Combo Cleaner will scan the operating system and stop mobiletracking[.]ru from showing notifications (remove permissions granted for this site). It will also block further access to this page. No additional steps will be required.

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Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

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