Adultx(.)top is a malicious site, with adult content. It causes browser redirects to untrusted sites and loading of Java scripts upon clicking on links and buttons from it. To know how to remove the domain from your browsers and everything related to it, you should carefully read this article.
The malicious domain has hijacking capabilities as well. Your homepage could be changed, and you can experience multiple redirects to sites from every browsing session.
|Short Description||The homepage of your browser could be changed and you can get redirected to advertising or malicious sites.|
|Symptoms||There are multiple redirects in your browser. Pages with adult content are loaded and can have malicious code on them.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundling, Suspicious Sites|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by Adultx(.)top|
|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss Adultx(.)top.|
Adultx(.)top – How’s It Spread?
Adultx(.)top can show in all of your browsers because of a program that is extracted by a third-party installer. You can get such an application on your computer, without notice, because it hides in freeware installations and bundle packages. Then it is secretly installed as an additional component for installation from the setup. If such components are not disclosed, you can begin seeing the Adultx(.)top malicious domain in your browsers. That could be avoided if you find a Custom or Advanced option in the install setup and disable it from there.
Another way the malicious domain spreads is by clicking on suspicious links or advertisements, pop-ups and banners. Affiliate sites connected to the Adultx(.)top domain could try putting an application or malicious code into your PC. That can generate more redirects. The malicious domain might add an extension to your browsers to send redirects. Browsers affected by it are mainly Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
Adultx(.)top – What Does It Do?
Adultx(.)top is a malicious domain with adult content on it. If you have a program related to it on your system, you will start seeing redirects in your browsers. The domain also has hijacking capabilities so you can see it take over every browser you have. Your homepage and new tab could be changed to redirect you, and you may even have an extension installed in your browsers.
Browsing will get every link or webpage filtered through the prwidgets(.)com domain, which is probably an affiliate site. From every click or page hit, based on a pay-per-click scheme, these sites gain revenue.
It is very probable for webpages you are on, to display ads related to the Adultx(.)top domain. The redirects lead to various sites – from ones with advertising content and online shopping to ones with phishing and malicious code.
The redirects have different types, but you can often see these ones:
Adultx(.)top will show adult content with pictures, trying to tempt you into clicking on them. That may be to try to get malicious code on your PC or for displaying advertisements.
Adultx(.)top along with their affiliates may collect information about you and your browsing activity. In this way, they may show you more targeted advertisements, or using that data for sinister purposes.
The data about you and your system that might be collected can be very personal. They may also share everything to third-party sites.
Remove Adultx(.)top Completely
To remove Adultx(.)top and everything related to it manually from your PC, follow the step-by-step removal instructions written below. If the manual removal does not get rid of the browser redirects and the malicious domain completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software will keep your computer safe in the future.