FacebookTwitterLinkedIn

How to stop youngmedias.biz from showing notifications

Also Known As: Ads by youngmedias.biz
Damage level: Medium

What kind of website is youngmedias[.]biz?

Youngmedias[.]biz is one of the websites that display deceptive messages to lure visitors into agreeing to receive notifications from them. Usually, users open such pages inadvertently. We discovered youngmedias[.]biz while inspecting sites that use shady advertising networks.

youngmedias[.]biz ads

Youngmedias[.]biz in detail

There are at least two variants of oungmedias[.]biz. One of them shows a loading bar with a message instructing visitors to click the "Allow" button to continue, and another instructs visitors to click the "Allow" button to access the page. In both cases, youngmedias[.]biz uses a clickbait technique to receive permission to show notifications.

Usually, websites like youngmedias[.]biz show deceptive notifications (e.g., fake virus messages) to promote various scams, shady apps (e.g., browser hijackers), and other untrustworthy and potentially malicious websites. Thus, it is strongly recommended not to agree to receive notifications from youngmedias[.]biz and similar pages.

Another reason not to trust youngmedias[.]biz is that it can redirect to other websites of this kind.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by youngmedias.biz
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names Seclookup (Malicious), (VirusTotal)
Serving IP Address 185.177.93.164
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)

To eliminate possible malware infections, scan your computer with legitimate antivirus software. Our security researchers recommend using Combo Cleaner.
▼ Download Combo Cleaner
To use full-featured product, you have to purchase a license for Combo Cleaner. 7 days free trial available. Combo Cleaner is owned and operated by Rcs Lt, the parent company of PCRisk.com read more.

Mor about pages of this type

Users open websites of this kind mostly via dubious advertisements and pages that use rogue advertising networks (e.g., illegal movie streaming pages, torrent sites, etc.). Advertising-supported apps also can be used to promote sites like youngmedias[.]biz.

There are hundreds of websites like youngmedias[.]biz on the Internet. Most of them display deceptive messages or other content. Examples of similar pages are prizesleads[.]com, yourvenadvllc[.]com, and totalrecaptcha[.]top.

How did youngmedias[.]biz gain permission to deliver spam notifications?

Websites cannot show notifications without the visitor's consent. Permission for websites to display notifications is granted by clicking the "Allow", "Allow Notifications", or a similar button while visiting them. Thus, cyoungmedias[.]biz shows notifications because it was visited and has been allowed to show them.

How to prevent deceptive sites from delivering spam notifications?

Click the "Block", "Block Notifications", or a similar button (depending on the web browser) to decline requests to show notifications or close websites. Either way, do not click the "Allow" button while visiting suspicious websites.

Remember that legitimate pages never ask visitors to click the "Allow" button to prove that they are not robots, download files, play videos, continue to pages, etc. If you are receiving unwanted notifications, we recommend running a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Appearance of youngmedias[.]biz website (GIF):

youngmedias[.]biz website appearance (GIF)

Instant automatic malware removal: Manual threat removal might be a lengthy and complicated process that requires advanced computer skills. Combo Cleaner is a professional automatic malware removal tool that is recommended to get rid of malware. Download it by clicking the button below:
▼ DOWNLOAD Combo Cleaner By downloading any software listed on this website you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. To use full-featured product, you have to purchase a license for Combo Cleaner. 7 days free trial available. Combo Cleaner is owned and operated by Rcs Lt, the parent company of PCRisk.com read more.

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 youngmedias[.]biz in the right lower corner of my desktop?

Youngmedias[.]biz shows notifications because it has received permission to show them while it was visited. It has been done by clicking the "Allow" button while visiting youngmedias[.]biz.

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

A computer cannot be infected by a notification from a shady page. However, clicking these notifications can open malicious websites.

Is youngmedias[.]biz a virus?

Websites like youngmedias[.]biz are not viruses. Most of them promote various scams, shady applications, and websites.

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

Yes, Combo Cleaner will scan your computer and remove permissions granted for youngmedias[.]biz. Also, it will block further access to youngmedias[.]biz. No additional steps will be required.

▼ Show Discussion

About the author:

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.

PCrisk security portal is brought by a company RCS LT. Joined forces of security researchers help educate computer users about the latest online security threats. More information about the company RCS LT.

Our malware removal guides are free. However, if you want to support us you can send us a donation.

About PCrisk

PCrisk logo

PCrisk is a cyber security portal, informing Internet users about the latest digital threats. Our content is provided by security experts and professional malware researchers. Read more about us.

Software uninstall instructions
Malware activity

Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

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

QR Code
Ads by youngmedias.biz QR code
Scan this QR code to have an easy access removal guide of Ads by youngmedias.biz on your mobile device.
We Recommend:

Get rid of Windows malware infections today:

▼ REMOVE IT NOW
Download Combo Cleaner

Platform: Windows

Editors' Rating for Combo Cleaner:
Editors ratingOutstanding!

[Back to Top]

To use full-featured product, you have to purchase a license for Combo Cleaner. 7 days free trial available. Combo Cleaner is owned and operated by Rcs Lt, the parent company of PCRisk.com read more.