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How to stop reportyouridentity.site from displaying notifications

Also Known As: Ads by reportyouridentity.site
Damage level: Medium

What kind of page is reportyouridentity[.]site?

While investigating reportyouridentity[.]site, we found that it is a deceptive page designed to trick visitors into believing that their computers are infected. Also, reportyouridentity[.]site asks for permission to show notifications. Our team discovered reportyouridentity[.]site while inspecting websites that use rogue advertising networks.

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Reportyouridentity[.]site in detail

Reportyouridentity[.]site runs the "Norton - Your PC might be infected with viruses!" scam. It displays a fake antivirus scanner that supposedly detects threats on a computer. Also, reportyouridentity[.]site displays a pop-up message saying that a Norton antivirus subscription may have expired and urging visitors to renew it.

Clicking the "Proceed..." button leads to a legitimate website with an affiliate's ID in its URL. It means that reportyouridentity[.]site is owned by affiliates who use fraudulent marketing to earn commissions. Legitimate companies never use websites like reportyouridentity[.]site to promote their products or services.

In addition to displaying deceptive content, reportyouridentity[.]site asks for permission to show notifications. Websites of this kind should never be allowed to show notifications. Their notifications can open phishing websites, technical support scam pages, malicious sites, etc.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by reportyouridentity.site
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names alphaMountain.ai (Malicious), Combo Cleaner (Malware), G-Data (Malware), Full List Of Detections (VirusTotal)
Serving IP Address 54.243.179.61
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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More about websites of this type

Pages like reportyouridentity[.]site are promoted via other websites that use rogue advertising networks (e.g., torrent sites, illegal movie streaming pages), untrustworthy advertisements, adware-type apps, etc. Users do not visit them on purpose. As a rule, the purpose of these pages is to lure visitors into purchasing security software.

Examples of similar websites are mydailydatareport[.]site, mysecuritydatabase[.]live, and nativepclink[.]com.

How did reportyouridentity[.]site gain permission to deliver spam notifications?

Reportyouridentity[.]site sends notifications because it has been allowed to do so by clicking the "Allow" button while visiting it. No website can display notifications without permission. Pages like reportyouridentity[.]site usually display deceptive content to trick visitors into agreeing to receive notifications.

How to prevent deceptive sites from delivering spam notifications?

Close suspicious pages or click the "Block", "Always Block", or a similar button when a browser notifies you that they want to show notifications. Do not click the "Allow" button. Especially when websites claim that it is required to click that button to play a video, download a file, prove that you are not a robot, etc.

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

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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 reportyouridentity[.]site in the right lower corner of my desktop?

Reportyouridentity[.]site sends notifications because it has permission which has been granted by clicking the "Allow" (or similar) button while visiting it.

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

Notifications can open malicious and other untrustworthy pages. However, they cannot infect computers.

Is reportyouridentity[.]site a virus?

Websites like reportyouridentity[.]site are not viruses. They fraudulently promote legitimate software. Also, they can show notifications to promote various scams, questionable (potentially malicious) applications, and web pages.

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

Yes, Combo Cleaner will remove all permissions granted for reportyouridentity[.]site and block further access to this page. No additional steps will be required.

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Tomas Meskauskas

Tomas Meskauskas - expert security researcher, professional malware analyst.

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Malware activity

Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

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