IceLotto(.)org is one of the websites of an online gambling platform called IceLotto. The site delivers advertisements, such as pop-ups, and might redirect you to other gambling sites. You can see such ads promoting IceLotto on other websites, as well as on the IceLotto sites. You might get redirected. To remove the unwanted adware, you should read this article carefully.
|Short Description||The adware displays advertisements in your browsers.|
|Symptoms||You will see ads in your browsers – pop-ups, message boxes, pop-unders and other ones. You could be redirected.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundle Packages|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by IceLotto |
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss IceLotto.|
IceLotto(.)org – How It Is Spread?
IceLotto(.)org is spread with third-party installers. Unknowingly, you may install an adware program related to the site from bundle packages or freeware installers. Inside such packs, more components can be selected for installation by default. Preventing this is possible with you unchecking the components from a Custom or an Advanced setting during installation.
IceLotto(.)org might also be spread with visiting other websites or from clicking on adverts, specifically pop-ups. That way the adware could get inside your computer fairly easy. Affected browsers are mainly Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
IceLotto(.)org – More Information
IceLotto(.)org is one of the websites of an adware platform of the same name. The website is about gambling. If you got it installed or just visit the site, you would see advertisements and pop-ups. Other sites can generate them as well.
IceLotto(.)org is filled with online games, connected to gambling. These seem to run on Flash. Existing vulnerabilities could be found in them because of that. You can get redirected from ads and links across the sites. Here’s an example of a pop-up ad on the IceLotto(.)org site:
Users report other sites that redirected them and they ended up on the IceLotto platform. The main two such sites are:
If you have an application which is associated to the adware, you might start seeing adverts and message boxes occurring on all your browser programs. An extension or an add-on related to the IceLotto platform might be added to your browsers. It can spread more redirects and ads. The ads might have these messages written inside them:
- Ads by IceLotto(.)org
- Advertisement by IceLotto(.)org
- Ad by IceLotto(.)org
- Advert from IceLotto(.)org
- Powered by IceLotto(.)org
- Brought to you by IceLotto(.)org
The redirects generated from the site could also lead and be associated with IceLotto(.)com. The platform and services of both IceLotto sites are making money for their respective owners. All redirects might be tied to a pay-per-click scheme. You may see all kinds of advertisements, sponsored by affiliates of the adware owners. The advertising content could be in the shape of pop-unders, pop-ups, banners, in-text-links, full page, interstitial or transitional adverts.
Information that can be gathered by the site and services of the adware is:
- Your IP address
- Your Name
- Date of birth
- Your Address and Email address
- Credit card information
- Time and date of access
- Web page(s) visited
- Browser type and language
- Phone number
Cookies are used by the site. They can collect additional information about you and show you personalized advertising content. The policy of IceLotto(.)org clearly states that it collects both personally and non-personally identifying information. Everything they know about you is shared with third party sites. Consider removing any program related to the sites if you see them while browsing.
Remove IceLotto(.)org Completely
To remove IceLotto(.)org manually from your PC, follow the step-by-step removal instructions below. In case the manual removal does not get rid of the adverts and all redirects effectively, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program will keep your computer secure in the future.