Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club is one of many recent malicious domains, causing browser redirects to sites supported by ads. The domain can easily redirect you to a phishing site or such with malicious code in it. To remove the domain and undo any changes to your browsers, you should read the rest of this article.
A phishing website looking almost exactly like the official alibaba(.)com is the most common redirect. Your browser homepage can be changed, and a browser extension might be added.
|Short Description||The homepage of your browsers can be modified. You could get redirected to phishing sites or such with malicious code on them.|
|Symptoms||Browser settings can be modified so you get redirects, or advertising content when browsing.|
|Distribution Method||Bundling, Freeware Installers, Suspicious Sites|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club|
|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club.|
Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club – Spread
Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club can show when you are browsing because of an undesirable application extracted from third-party installers. Unaware, you could get the program on your PC because it can hide in freeware install setups and bundle packages. Inside such packages, additional components for installation are often not disclosed in a proper way, and as a result you could witness the Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club redirect. To prevent that from happening, you should always check for a Custom or an Advanced setting in an installation.
This malicious domain might also appear from ads, pop-ups, banners, pop-unders or from visiting shady websites. Sites partnered with Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club could prompt you with an installation setup for a program generating these redirects. The malicious domain may set a related add-on or extension to your browsers to spread more redirects. The most affected browsers are Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.
Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club – Information
Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club is a malicious domain. If you see it redirecting you while browsing, then you probably have an application or a browser add-on related to the domain. The app and add-on can make changes to your homepage and browser settings.
The main website domain is freeprogramcheck(.)club. Its IP address distributing the redirects is 18.104.22.168 and is reported to be malicious by VirusTotal:
There are more than 150 domains that spread these redirects, so you will want to block them all. To make that effectively, block the IP address responsible for them.
For the most part, the redirects go to offer.alibaba(.)com. You can witness message boxes instructing you to install a fake video player or an update, both shown as needed ones.
Once on offer(.)alibaba(.)com, you will see all types of advertising content to get you more redirects. Some of these redirects may lead to malicious content as well. There are links and online addresses inside images across the website:
Partners and affiliates of Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club may collect data about you and your browsing habits while you are surfing the Internet. They may do that to bring you more ads and may gain revenue from each click on their sites, also known as pay-per click revenue.
The developers of the malicious domain may collect personally and non-personally identifiable information about you and your browsing habits. They may share that data to third-parties to spread more advertising content, redirects or even malware.
Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club – Removal Options
To remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions provided below. If the manual removal does not get rid of this malicious domain and its changes completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program will keep your computer safe in the future.