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Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net is a malicious website, causing browser redirects. The redirects may lead to ad-supported or online shopping sites. You may also get redirected to potentially malicious and phishing sites. To know how to remove the redirects, you should carefully read the article.

At the moment, the redirects lead to phishing sites that look like official Alibaba.com domains. Your home page might be modified, and there could be a toolbar or a browser extension added that is making the redirects.

NameAlwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net
TypeMalicious Domain
Short DescriptionThe homepage of a browser may be changed and you can get redirected to various malicious and phishing sites.
SymptomsBrowser settings are modified. There are browser redirects. Advertisements may appear on webpages.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installers, Bundling
Detection ToolDownload Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net
User Experience Join our forum to discuss Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net.

Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net – Distribution

Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net may show in your browsers because of an unwanted program extracted from third-party installers. You can get the program on your computer, without knowing, because it is hidden in freeware installations and bundle packages. In these packages, additional components for installation are not disclosed in a proper way, and the Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net redirect can appear. You can avoid all that, if you check the Custom or Advanced settings in an install setup.

The malicious domain may also be distributed through advertisements, pop-ups, banners or from visiting suspicious websites. Affiliate sites of Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net might try setting you up with an application generating the redirects. The malicious domain might get you a browser extension to send redirects.

Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net – Details

Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net is a malicious domain. If you are experiencing redirects from that domain, then you certainly have some software related to it. You might even see other changes in your browsers, like a modified homepage, or added browser extension. The main domain is Traffic-portal(.)net. That domain has been closed and sold in the past, probably used for redirects and advertising by its buyers.

Whenever you try to browse you might get redirected to various domains. At the moment of this article being written, the most common redirect is to the offer.alibaba(.)net domain:

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It is possible that webpages might show advertisements related to the Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net site. The redirects may get you to phishing or potentially malicious sites. Or to affiliate ones, which make money on a pay-per-click scheme. Each internet browser can be affected, especially Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer.

AVG researchers at avgthreatlabs.com have discovered other malicious activities. One of them is a fake video player being shown by the domain as pop-ups or message boxes, prompting you to install it, while there is some malicious code inside.

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As this is a domain that is redirecting you and the main site is inactive there is no Privacy Policy to be found about the Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net. Different information is possible to be gathered – personally and non-personally identifiable.

Such data may be collected by Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net with the purposes of sharing it with third-parties. Your internet activity may be tracked by browser cookies and other technologies for probable nefarious purposes.

Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net – Removal

To remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net and all of its contents manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions down below. If the manual removal does not get rid of the browsers redirects completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware program. Such software will also keep your computer safe in the future.

Delete Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net from Windows and Your Browser

1.Remove or Uninstall Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net in Windows

Remove or Uninstall Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net in Windows.

Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net 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).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • 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).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net.

    2.Remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net from Your Browser

    Remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net 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

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net and click “Remove

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    After Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net 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

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net 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’
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  • 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’
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    Select Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net 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’.

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    After Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net 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.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net will be removed.

    Remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.

    1. Remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

    1. Remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

    1. Install SpyHunter to scan for and remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net.2. Scan with SpyHunter to Detect and Remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net.
    Step 1: Click here to go to SpyHunter’s download instruction page.
    Step 2: Guide yourself by the download instructions provided for each browser.
    Step 3: After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to automatically update.

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    Step1: After the update process has finished, click on the ‘Scan Computer Now’ button.
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    Step2: After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net files, click on the ‘Fix Threats’ button to remove them automatically and permanently.
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    Step3: Once the intrusions on your PC have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart it.

    2. Back up your data to secure it against attacks related to Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net in the future

    2. Back up your data to secure it against attacks in the future

    IMPORTANT! Before reading the Windows backup instructions, we highly recommend to back up your data automatically with cloud backup and insure it against any type of data loss on your device, even the most severe. We recommend reading more about and downloading SOS Online Backup .

    1. For Windows 7 and earlier 1. For Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 1. Enabling the Windows Defense Feature (Previous Versions)

    1-Click on Windows Start Menu
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    2-Type Backup And Restore
    3-Open it and click on Set Up Backup
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    4-A window will appear asking you where to set up backup. You should have a flash drive or an external hard drive. Mark it by clicking on it with your mouse then click on Next.
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    5-On the next window, the system will ask you what do you want to backup. Choose the ‘Let Me Choose’ option and then click on Next.
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    6-Click on ‘Save settings and run backup’ on the next window in order to protect your files from possible attacks by Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net.
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    1-Press Windows button + R
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    2-In the window type ‘filehistory’ and press Enter
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    3-A File History window will appear. Click on ‘Configure file history settings’
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    4-The configuration menu for File History will appear. Click on ‘Turn On’. After its on, click on Select Drive in order to select the backup drive. It is recommended to choose an external HDD, SSD or a USB stick whose memory capacity is corresponding to the size of the files you want to backup.
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    5-Select the drive then click on ‘Ok’ in order to set up file backup and protect yourself from Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net.

    1- Press Windows button + R keys.
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    2- A run windows should appear. In it type ‘sysdm.cpl’ and then click on Run.
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    3- A System Properties windows should appear. In it choose System Protection.
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    5- Click on Turn on system protection and select the size on the hard disk you want to utilize for system protection.
    6- Click on Ok and you should see an indication in Protection settings that the protection from Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net is on.
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    Restoring a file via Windows Defense feature:
    1-Right-click on the encrypted file, then choose Properties.
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    2-Click on the Previous Versions tab and then mark the last version of the file.
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    3-Click on Apply and Ok and the file encrypted by Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net should be restored.

    Optional: Using Alternative Anti-Malware Tools

    Remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net Using Other Alternative Tools

    Malwarebytes Anti-MalwareSTOPZilla Anti Malware
    1. Install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to scan for and remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net.
    Step 1: Download Malwarebytes by clicking here.
    Step 2: A pop-up window will appear. Click on the ‘Save File’ button. If it does not, click on the Download button and save it afterwards.
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    Step 3: After you have downloaded the setup, simply open it.
    Step 4: The installer should appear. Click on the ‘Next’ button.
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    Step 5: Check the ‘I accept the agreement’ check circle if not checked if you accept it and click the ‘Next’ button once again.
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    Step 6: Review and click on ‘Next’ on the following 4 steps that will appear afterwards and after that click on the ‘Install’ button.
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    Step 7: After the installation process has completed click on the ‘Finish’ button and check the ‘Launch MalwareBytes AntiMalware’ check box.

    2. Scan your PC with MalwareBytes to remove all Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net associated files automatically.

    Step 1: Launch MalwareBytes if you havent launched it after install.
    Step 2: Wait for the software to update and then click on the blue ‘Scan Now’ button. If it doesnt start updating automatically, click on the blue ‘Update Now’ highlighted text.
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    Step 3: At this point, after clicking the ‘Scan Now’ button, the system should start scanning your PC. It may take a while but be patient – it is worth it.
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    Step 4: After the scan has been complete and all of the threats have been identified, click on the ‘Remove Selected’ button to delete them permanently.
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    Step 5: Once the scan has completed, MalwareBytes will prompt you to restart your computer. It is recommended to save all your data you are working on before restarting.

    1. Download and Install STOPZilla Anti-malware to Scan for And Remove Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net.
    Step 1: Download STOPZilla by clicking here.
    Step 2: A pop-up window will appear. Click on the ‘Save File’ button. If it does not, click on the Download button and save it afterwards.
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    Step 3: After you have downloaded the setup, simply open it.
    Step 4: The installer should appear. Click on the ‘Next’ button.
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    Step 5: Check the ‘I accept the agreement’ check circle if not checked if you accept it and click the ‘Next’ button once again.
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    Step 6: Review and click on the ‘Install’ button.
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    Step 7: After the installation process has completed click on the ‘Finish’ button.

    2. Scan your PC with STOPZilla Anti Malware to remove all Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net associated files completely.
    Step 1: Launch STOPZilla if you haven’t launched it after install.
    Step 2: Wait for the software to automatically scan and then click on the ‘Repair Now’ button. If it does not scan automatically, click on the ‘Scan Now’ button.
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    Step 3: After the removal of all threats and associated objects, you should Restart your PC.

    NOTE! Substantial notification about the Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net threat: Manual removal of Alwaysnewsoft.traffic-portal(.)net 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.
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    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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