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How to remove permissions granted for trusted-stream.life

Also Known As: Ads by trusted-stream.life
Damage level: Medium

What kind of page is trusted-stream[.]life?

Trusted-stream[.]life is one of the websites designed to trick visitors into allowing them to show notifications. Also, this page redirects visitors to other websites of this type. Typically, users do not open such pages on purpose. We discovered trusted-stream[.]life while visiting and examining sites that use rogue advertising networks.

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Trusted-stream[.]life in detail

Trusted-stream[.]life uses a clickbait technique to trick visitors into agreeing to receive notifications. It displays a fake video player and states that it is required to click the "Allow" button to watch the video.

Our team has inspected notifications from trusted-stream[.]life and found that they promote various scams, shady adult dating pages, deceptive pages, and potentially malicious apps. It is important to mention that clicking on notifications displayed by trusted-stream[.]life can lead to malicious websites.

We also learned that trusted-stream[.]life can redirect to dating-roo2[.]site - another website designed to display a fake video player and a message instructing visitors to click the "Allow" button. Thus, neither trusted-stream[.]life or any website opened through it should be trusted.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by trusted-stream.life
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names Fortinet (Phishing), Full List Of Detections (VirusTotal)
Serving IP Address 116.202.184.109
Related Domain trustedstream[.]life
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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Web pages of this type in general

Websites like trusted-stream[.]life are promoted via illegal movie streaming pages, torrent sites, and similar pages. They also get opened after clicking on certain deceptive advertisements. As a rule, the purpose of sites like trusted-stream[.]life is to get permission to show notifications and promote other untrustworthy pages.

More examples of similar sites are beltrapurint[.]com, cleantoclean[.]xyz, and notadvertise[.]com.

How did trusted-stream[.]life gain permission to deliver spam notifications?

Usually, websites like trusted-stream[.]life use clickbait techniques to trick visitors into allowing them to show notifications. Visitors agree to receive notifications by clicking the "Allow" button. No website can show notifications without having permission to do so. It means that trusted-stream[.]life was visited, and the "Allow" button was clicked while visiting it.

How to prevent deceptive sites from delivering spam notifications?

Request to show notifications can be declined by clicking the "Block", "Block Notifications", or a similar button when a browser says that a website wants to show notifications. An alternative way to avoid that is to close a suspicious page before agreeing or disagreeing to receive notifications.

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

Appearance of trusted-stream[.]life website (GIF):

trusted-stream[.]life website appearance (GIF)

Notifications displayed by trusted-stream[.]life:

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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 trusted-stream[.]life in the right lower corner of my desktop?

A website delivers browser notifications when it has permission to do so. This means that trusted-stream[.]life was visited and allowed to display notifications (the "Allow" button was clicked while visiting trusted-stream[.]life).

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

Clicking on notifications displayed by pages like trusted-stream[.]life cannot infect a computer. However, websites opened by such notifications can be malicious.

Is trusted-stream[.]life a virus?

It is not a virus. This page redirects to other pages of this kind. If allowed, trusted-stream[.]life shows notifications that promote various scams, potentially malicious applications, and websites.

Will Combo Cleaner remove trusted-stream[.]life ads automatically or manual steps are still required?

Yes, Combo Cleaner will scan the operating system and remove permissions granted for trusted-stream[.]life. Also, this application will block all further access to trusted-stream[.]life. No additional steps will be required.

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Tomas Meskauskas

Tomas Meskauskas - expert security researcher, professional malware analyst.

I am passionate about computer security and technology. I have an experience of over 10 years working in various companies related to computer technical issue solving and Internet security. I have been working as an author and editor for pcrisk.com since 2010. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn to stay informed about the latest online security threats. Contact Tomas Meskauskas.

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Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

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