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How to stop reportyouridentitydata.site from showing notifications

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Damage level: Medium

What kind of page is reportyouridentitydata[.]site?

We have examined reportyouridentitydata[.]site and found that it runs the "Norton Security - Your PC might be infected with viruses!" scam. Also, reportyouridentitydata[.]site wants to show notifications. We discovered reportyouridentitydata[.]site while inspecting websites that use shady advertising networks.

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Reportyouridentitydata[.]site in detail

Reportyouridentitydata[.]site is designed to "scan" the operating system for threats, "detect" a few viruses and then display a fake Norton Security message saying that a computer might be infected with viruses. That message also claims that a Norton subscription may have expired and urges to renew it to keep a computer protected.

Clicking the "Proceed" button opens an affiliate link. It appears that reportyouridentitydata[.]site is owned by affiliates who use deceptive marketing to promote legitimate antivirus. The creators of reportyouridentitydata[.]site earn commissions when someone pays for a Norton antivirus subscription via their page.

The Norton company is not associated with reportyouridentitydata[.]site. It does not use websites of this type to promote its software products.

Also, reportyouridentitydata[.]site wants to show notifications. Notifications from this site can open malicious pages, various scam sites, websites offering to download questionable apps, urging to call fake technical support numbers, etc. Thus, it is strongly recommended not to allow reportyouridentitydata[.]site to show notifications.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by reportyouridentitydata.site
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names Combo Cleaner (Phishing), Fortinet (Phishing), G-Data (Phishing), Sophos (Phishing), 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.
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How these pages are promoted?

Users open sites like reportyouridentitydata[.]site through other questionable pages (mostly via illegal movie streaming, torrent sites, and similar websites). Also, they open them by clicking untrustworthy advertisements. They do not visit them on purpose. Sometimes, these sites get opened by installed rogue apps.

Examples of similar pages are mydailysecurityguard[.]site, yourdesktopdatasecurity[.]site, and yourdesktopdataguard[.]site.

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

Reportyouridentitydata[.]site has been allowed to display notifications by clicking the "Allow" button (a button that a browser displayed while visiting reportyouridentitydata[.]site). Neither reportyouridentitydata[.]site nor any other page can show notifications without permission.

How to prevent deceptive sites from delivering spam notifications?

Click the "Block", "Block Notifications", or a similar button if you do not wish to receive notifications from a website or close it. Do not click the "Allow" while visiting suspicious sites. Especially when pages claim that it is required to click the "Allow" button to play a video, prove that you are not a robot, download a file, 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 reportyouridentitydata[.]site in the right lower corner of my desktop?

If a website delivers browser notifications, it means that it has permission to do so. Reportyouridentitydata[.]site has been allowed to show notifications by clicking the "Allow" button.

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

Notifications from questionable websites cannot infect computers. However, clicking them can open malicious websites.

Is reportyouridentitydata[.]site a virus?

Websites like reportyouridentitydata[.]site are not considered to be viruses. They use deceptive marketing to promote legitimate software (mostly antivirus solutions). Also, they can show shady notifications.

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

Yes, Combo Cleaner will scan your computer and remove permissions granted for reportyouridentitydata[.]site. It will also block further access to reportyouridentitydata[.]site. No additional steps will be required.

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Tomas Meskauskas

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Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

Increased attack rate of infections detected within the last 24 hours.

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