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How to stop freshyearmarts.shop from showing notifications

Also Known As: Ads by freshyearmarts.shop
Damage level: Medium

What kind of page is freshyearmarts[.]shop?

Freshyearmarts[.]shop is an untrustworthy page that runs a T-Mobile scam and asks for permission to show notifications. Our team has discovered this site while examining other pages of this kind (pages that use rogue advertising networks). Freshyearmarts[.]shop cannot be trusted and should never have permission to display notifications.

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Freshyearmarts[.]shop in detail

Freshyearmarts[.]shop claims that you are one of the hundred users that have been selected to receive the chance to win the Samsung Galaxy S22 or Apple iPad Pro. It states that it is required to participate in a survey (answer to eight questions) to try to win one of the prizes.

Typically, scam pages like freshyearmarts[.]shop ask to provide personal information (e.g., credit card details, telephone number, email address) or pay some "administration", "shipping", or another fee to receive a prize. Trusting pages like freshyearmarts[.]shop can lead to monetary loss, identity theft, and other issues.

Additionally, freshyearmarts[.]shop asks for permission to show notifications. There is a high chance that notifications displayed by this page promote other scams, potentially malicious applications, and (or) websites. Thus, it is highly advisable not to allow freshyearmarts[.]shop and similar pages to display notifications.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by freshyearmarts.shop
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names Avira (Phishing), Combo Cleaner (Malware), Emsisoft (Phishing), Fortinet (Phishing), Sophos (Phishing), Full List Of Detections (VirusTotal)
Serving IP Address 108.156.107.85
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, unwanted applications (adware)
Damage Decreased computer performance, browser tracking - privacy issues, possible additional malware infections.
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More about pages of this kind

Usually, these pages are promoted via shady ads, illegal movie streaming pages, torrent sites, and other websites of this kind. In some cases, they can be used to promote malicious pages. A big part of websites of this kind is designed to display deceptive content to trick visitors into agreeing to receive notifications.

More examples of websites asking for permission to show shady notifications are playgamego[.]xyz, news-voxodo[.]cc, and news-neduda[.]com.

How did freshyearmarts[.]shop gain permission to deliver spam notifications?

Freshyearmarts[.]shop has been allowed to display notifications after clicking the "Allow" button (a button displayed by a web browser). Neither this page nor any other page can show notifications without permission. Usually, they use clickbait techniques to trick visitors into allowing them to show notifications.

How to prevent deceptive sites from delivering spam notifications?

Click the "Block" button when a shady website asks for permission to show notifications or close the page before agreeing or disagreeing to receive notifications from it. Never trust pages claiming that it is required to click the "Allow" button to prove that you are not a robot, download a file, play a video, etc.

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

Appearance of freshyearmarts[.]shop website (GIF):

freshyearmarts[.]shop website appearance (GIF)

Text in this website:

Dear T-Mobile user,
Congratulations! You are one of the 100 users that we selected to receive the chance to win an Samsung Galaxy S22 or Apple iPad Pro.

We wish to thank you for the long use of a services from T-Mobile!

Every Thursday we randomly select several users to take a short survey. In return, we offer them the chance to receive a valuable gift from our sponsors. This survey allows us to better understand users and make our products better. It will not take more than 30 seconds of your time.

You can win the new Samsung Galaxy S22 or Apple iPad Pro. All you need to do to receive a gift is to answer the following 8 questions.

Remember: 100 randomly selected users have received this invitation. The number of gifts is limited.
You have 4 minutes and 17 seconds to answer the following questions before we give your gift to another happy user! Good luck!

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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 freshyearmarts[.]shop in the right lower corner of my desktop?

The only reason why this page shows notifications is that it was visited and allowed to show them. Permission to show notifications is granted by clicking the "Allow" button in a pop-up displayed by a browser.

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

Notifications displayed by websites cannot infect computers. Although, they can open malicious websites. Thus, it is highly advisable not to click on notifications displayed by questionable pages.

Is freshyearmarts[.]shop a virus?

No, freshyearmarts[.]shop is not a virus. It is a scam website used to extract personal information and (or) money. Its notifications may be promoting various scams, questionable/malicious applications, and other websites.

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

Yes, Combo Cleaner will scan your computer and remove permissions that the freshyearmarts[.]shop website has. It will also block all further access to freshyearmarts[.]shop. No additional steps will be required.

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