What Is Onclicktop.com
Onclicktop.com is the name of an adware application that aims to cause various different types of redirects on your computer, the main purpose of which is to convince users to click on the ads it displays. This particular threat aims to lock you out of your own browser and show you other types of web pages that may or may not belong to various types of third-party sites. The main type of program which Onclicktop.com may be activated as a result of is often classified in the potentially unwanted category. The primary reason behind that is that the ads that may be displayed as a result of that could be causing various different types of risky sites to appear on your computer and these risky sites may even end up slithering malware in it.
|Short Description||Aims to hijack the web browser on the affected computer and disable the victim from visiting any pages, unless they are via the Onclicktop.com domain.|
|Symptoms||The web page tracker.marinsm.com may be set as a user default on all web browsers. Various types of ads may also begin appearing on the victim’s browser.|
|Distribution Method||Aims to spread via a variety of ad-supported websites or via bundling.|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by malware |
|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss Onclicktop.com.|
Onclicktop.com Redirect Virus. – Description
The primary ways via which the Onclicktop.com redirect may be spread on your computer could end up on your computer is very likely via being added via third-party software. This strategy is also known as bundling and the main idea behind it is to have its install files to be modified to include PUPs (potentially unwanted programs), like Onclicktop.com to your computer. They may be added in one or more installation steps in the “Custom” or “Advanced” installation mode, where the Onclicktop.com app or what is causing it may be advertised as a “free extra” or an “optional offer”.
Another way via which the Onclicktop.com may be added to your computer is if it is downloaded by being downloaded from third-party websites. Their main purpose is to convince victims to download a browser extension or a toolbar of some sort that may redirect you to sites that may cause automatic downloads.
Once it is added on your computer, the main purpose of Onclicktop.com is to assume control and take advantage of your browser to set various types of pages to begin appearing on it. These pages could be of various types and they often tend to advertise things that may be against your interests.
When advertised, the domain of Onclicktop.com may begin to show different types of ads. These ads may contain different types of trackers. The main tracking technologies may be as follows:
The tracking technologies that are shown by Onclicktop.com could begin to collect different types of information from your computer. Such information is often characterized as different aspects of what you do online, like:
- Your online search history.
- Your online clicks.
- Your browsing history.
- Any data you have typed on the sites you visit.
But this is not the main risk that is associated with Onclicktop.com on your computer. The main ads that may be displayed could sometimes lead to dangerous sites, such as:
- Websites that may install more adware.
- Tech support scam sites.
- Phishing sites.
- Malicious URLs and sites.
Remove Onclicktop.com from Your Browsers and Comptuter
Onclicktop.com is the type of software that could end up on your computer and be very hard to remove. If you want to fully remove it, we strongly recommend that you follow the removal instructions that are posted underneath this article. They have been specifically created with the main goal to help you delete this unwanted software primarily by isolating it and then removing it by either yourself or automatically. For maximum effectiveness security experts strongly recommend that you get rid of this unwanted app automatically. The best way to do that is by downloading and running a scan of your computer by using an advanced malware removal software. This software can effectively assist in automatically and quickly detecting and removing all of the virus files of such apps and making sure to get rid of them.
Before starting to follow the steps below, be advised that you should first do the following preparations:
- Backup your files in case the worst happens.
- Make sure to have a device with these instructions on standy.
- Arm yourself with patience.
Step 1: Uninstall Onclicktop.com and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Onclicktop.com via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Remove Onclicktop.com – related extensions from Safari / Chrome / Firefox
Step 3: Scan for and remove Onclicktop.com files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Onclicktop.com, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.