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How to stop reserve-availability.cfd notifications

Also Known As: Ads by reserve-availability.cfd
Damage level: Medium

What kind of page is reserve-availability[.]cfd?

Reserve-availability[.]cfd is an untrustworthy page that runs a scam similar to "McAfee - Your PC is infected with 5 viruses!". Also, it asks visitors for permission to show notifications. Our team has discovered reserve-availability[.]cfd while examining other pages that use rogue advertising networks.

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Reserve-availability[.]cfd in detail

Reserve-availability[.]cfd shows a fake Windows notification claiming that the operating system is infected with viruses and other malicious applications. It also states that these threats must be removed and system damage repaired. Leaving the page will leave a computer damaged and vulnerable.

The pop-up displayed by reserve-availability[.]cfd has the "Renew License" button on it. Clicking that button opens a legitimate McAfee website. This page is operated by affiliates who aim to collect illegitimate commissions from purchases made through their page. McAfee is a legitimate company that never uses sites like reserve-availability[.]cfd to advertise their products.

Additionally, reserve-availability[.]cfd asks for permission to show notifications (a browser displayed a pop-up with the "Allow" button on it while visiting this page). Usually, pages like reserve-availability[.]cfd display untrustworthy notifications to promote various scams, dubious apps, and other potentially malicious sites.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by reserve-availability.cfd
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names N/A (VirusTotal)
Serving IP Address 23.227.194.37
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.
Malware Removal (Windows)

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Websites of this type in general

Reserve-availability[.]cfd and similar pages are promoted via deceptive ads, advertising-supported apps, illegal movie streaming pages, torrent sites, etc. They rarely are visited intentionally. It is common for them to be designed to open other pages of this type. More examples of similar websites are serviceworker[.]click, systemopc[.]xyz, and onlinehelptutorials[.]com.

How did reserve-availability[.]cfd gain permission to deliver spam notifications?

Web pages can only show notifications if visitors have clicked the "Allow" button (displayed by a browser) while visiting them. They cannot show notifications without permission. Thus, if reserve-availability[.]cfd displays notifications, it means that it has been visited and allowed to show them.

How to prevent deceptive sites from delivering spam notifications?

Close untrustworthy websites asking for permission to show notifications or click the "Block" (or equivalent) button. Either way, do not click the "Allow" button. Note that legitimate pages never ask visitors to click the "Allow" button to watch a video, download a file, prove that they are not robots, etc.

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

Appearance of reserve-availability[.]cfd website (GIF):

reserve-availability.cfd website appearance (GIF)

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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 reserve-availability[.]cfd in the right lower corner of my desktop?

The only reason why this page shows notifications is that it has been allowed to show them. Permission to show notifications is granted by clicking the "Allow" button while visiting pages.

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

Notifications cannot infect computers but can open malicious pages.

Is reserve-availability[.]cfd a virus?

Reserve-availability[.]cfd is a viruses. Its creators use it to promote various scams, questionable applications, and websites and collect illegitimate commissions.

Will Combo Cleaner remove reserve-availability[.]cfd ads automatically or manual steps are still required?

Yes, Combo Cleaner will scan the operating system and eliminate permissions granted for reserve-availability[.]cfd. It will also block all further access to reserve-availability[.]cfd. No additional steps will be required.

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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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