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Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org Removal

“Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org” is a malicious website, reported to cause browser redirects, mainly to ad-supported sites. You can also be redirected to other malicious and phishing sites. Currently, the redirects lead to phishing sites that look like official alibaba.com domains. Also, your homepage might be changed, and there could be a toolbar or a browser extension added that is making the redirects.

NameLivecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org
TypeMalicious Domain
Short DescriptionThe homepage of a browser may be changed and you can be redirected to various malicious and phishing sites.
SymptomsYour browser settings may be modified so that things like browser redirects, pop-up ads and banners appear.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installers, Bundling, Suspicious Sites
Detection ToolDownload Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org
User ExperienceJoin our forum to discuss Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org.

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Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org – Distribution

Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org” usually gets distributed by ad-supported, third-party installers. It can infect your computer without you even finding out, by hiding itself in freeware installations and bundled packages. In these packages, additional components for installation are not disclosed properly, and you can get tricked into installing PUPs that cause “Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org” redirects. In some cases, installing such software can be avoided by clicking on the “Advanced” or “Custom” setting in an installation setup to see what you will install.

Another way you can get redirects triggered by “Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org” is by clicking on different advertisement pop-ups and banners. They might have malicious content that can install a toolbar and a browser extension.

Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org – In Detail

Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org” is a malicious domain. If you see it and you are constantly being redirected to unwanted pages, you have some ad-supported program installed on your PC. Such a program may also install some browser extension or a toolbar. Note that “Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org” may redirect you to sites with potentially malicious content. Another malicious domain of the sort is Check24(.)updater.

Once your browsers have been affected by ad-supported software that distributes the “Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org” site, you will begin to see it quite often. All browsers can be affected, especially the most popular ones, like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari. The link can redirect to sites with malware, sites with advertisement pop-ups or phishing sites. For now, the most common redirect is to phishing sites that look a lot like official Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. sites:

offer-alibaba-real-site-official

Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org” may be activated by a toolbar, a browser extension which can help redirect to suspicious sites more often and might display ads on those sites. The advertisements can be pop-ups or banners. Upon loading sites from the ads or redirects, said sites can generate revenue for their developers.

Remove Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org Completely

To remove “Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org” manually from your PC, follow the instructions provided below. Alas, in many cases, such unwanted software leaves leftover files that can still modify computer settings and usually comes along with other malware. You should locate and remove all of them with an advanced anti-malware application. Installing such an application will prevent other threats from affecting your PC in the future.

Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
  • uninstall-virus-fig1

  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
  • uninstall-virus-fig2

  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
  • uninstall-virus-fig3

    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org.

    Step 2: Remove Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

    uninstall-fig4

    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

    uninstall-fig5

    Select Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org and click “Remove

    uninstall-fig6

    After Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

    uninstall-fig7

  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
  • uninstall-fig8

  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
  • uninstall-fig9

  • After Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
  • uninstall-fig10

  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
  • uninstall-fig11

    Select Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

    uninstall-fig12

    After Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
    uninstall-fig13

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org
    Click ‘Uninstall’

    uninstall-fig14

    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org will be removed.

    Step 3: Remove Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.

    1. Remove Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
    2. Remove Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
    3. Remove Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org with STOPZilla AntiMalware
    4. Back up your data to secure it against attacks related to Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org in the future
    NOTE! Substantial notification about the Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org threat: Manual removal of Livecheck2update(.)digit-services(.)org requires interference with system files and registries. Thus, it can cause damage to your PC. Even if your computer skills are not at a professional level, don’t worry. You can do the removal yourself just in 5 minutes, using a malware removal tool.

    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is the Editor-in-Chief of SensorsTechForum. She is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space.

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