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How to stop lightninganvil.top website from delivering notifications/ads

Also Known As: Ads by lightninganvil.top
Damage level: Medium

What kind of page is lightninganvil[.]top?

Lightninganvil[.]top is a rogue webpage that our researchers discovered while checking out suspicious sites. This page is designed to promote browser notification spam and redirect users to other (likely unreliable/harmful) websites.

Most visitors to lightninganvil[.]top and webpages akin to it access them via redirects generated by sites utilizing rogue advertising networks.

lightninganvil[.]top pop-up redirects

Lightninganvil[.]top overview

It must be mentioned that the content endorsed on and through rogue pages might differ depending on the visitor's IP address/ geolocation.

At the time of research, lightninganvil[.]top displayed a continuously loading progress bar. Below the graphic were instructions to – "Please tap the Allow button to continue" – suggesting that enabling browser notifications is necessary to access the website.

If lightninganvil[.]top is allowed to deliver notifications, it will spam users with ads promoting online scams, untrustworthy/hazardous software, and even malware. Therefore, through sites like lightninganvil[.]top – users can experience system infections, serious privacy issues, financial losses, and identity theft.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by lightninganvil.top
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names Yandex Safebrowsing (Phishing), Full List Of Detections (VirusTotal)
Serving IP Address 104.21.4.202
Observed Domains oobks.lightninganvil[.]top; a.lightninganvil[.]top; alvsx.lightninganvil[.]top; any.lightninganvil[.]top; aoipdhi.lightninganvil[.]top; augqx.lightninganvil[.]top; b.lightninganvil[.]top; brnok.lightninganvil[.]top; c.lightninganvil[.]top; cdnstatic.lightninganvil[.]top; cebue.lightninganvil[.]top; d.lightninganvil[.]top; evncd.lightninganvil[.]top; f.lightninganvil[.]top; etc.
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, potentially unwanted applications (adware)
Damage Decreased computer performance, browser tracking - privacy issues, possible additional malware infections.
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Browser notification spam in general

We have investigated countless rogue sites; abyssalforge[.]topstreamvideoplayer.co[.]incodsmedia[.]com, and dersibledozeder[.]com are merely a couple of examples. Webpages of this kind deliver browser notifications that endorse online scams and malicious content.

Note that while legitimate products and services may be encountered via these adverts – they are unlikely to be promoted by their actual developers or other official parties. It is most probable that this promotion is undertaken by scammers who abuse the contacts' affiliate programs to obtain illegitimate commissions.

How did lightninganvil[.]top gain permission to deliver spam notifications?

Websites cannot deliver browser notifications without user permission. Hence, you've likely entered lightninganvil[.]top at some point and clicked "Allow", "Allow Notifications", or a similar option – thus enabling the ad delivery.

Keep in mind that rogue pages often use deception (e.g., clickbait, fake CAPTCHA verification, adult-oriented content, etc.) to push browser notifications.

How to prevent deceptive sites from delivering spam notifications?

To avoid receiving undesirable browser notifications – do not enable suspect websites to deliver them. In other words, do not click "Allow", "Allow Notifications", or any analogous options presented on such pages. Instead, deny notification delivery – press "Block", "Block Notifications", etc. – or ignore these requests altogether.

Should your browser keep redirecting to questionable sites without prompt, it could be due to adware installed on it or the system. If your computer is already infected with rogue applications, we recommend running a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Screenshot of a notification (advert) displayed by the lightninganvil[.]top website:

Ad delivered by the lightninganvil[.]top page

Appearance of the lightninganvil[.]top website (GIF):

lightninganvil[.]top 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 lightninganvil[.]top in the right lower corner of my desktop?

Sites need user consent to deliver browser notifications. Therefore, you have likely accessed lightninganvil[.]top and selected "Allow", "Allow Notifications", or a similar option – thus permitting the advertisement delivery.

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

No, merely clicking on a browser notification will not initiate any system infection processes. However, these ads can promote harmful content capable of causing severe issues (including malware infections).

Is lightninganvil[.]top a virus?

No, websites like lightninganvil[.]top are not considered to be viruses, although they can endorse virulent content. Sites of this kind typically push various scams, unreliable/hazardous software, and even malware.

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

Yes, Combo Cleaner will scan your computer and undo the permissions given to the lightninganvil[.]top webpage. Additionally, it will restrict all further access to this and other rogue, deceptive, and malicious websites. Therefore, extra steps will be unnecessary.

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Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

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