Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net is a malicious domain, which causes browser redirects to ad-supported sites. You can get redirected to malicious and phishing sites. To know how to remove this unwanted domain from your browsers read the whole article carefully.
At this moment, the redirects will send you to phishing sites that seem like an official alibaba(.)com website. Your browser home page could also be changed, along with a new add-on or browser extension causing more redirects.
|Short Description||The home page of a browser could be modified and you can get redirected to phishing or malicious sites.|
|Symptoms||Browser settings could be modified so page redirects, pop-ups and banners show while browsing.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundling, Suspicious Sites|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net|
|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net.|
Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net – How Did I Get It?
Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net could appear in your browsers from an unwanted software extracted by third-party installers. You could get the program on your PC, without knowing, because it can reside in freeware installation setups and bundle packages. Inside the packages, additional components for installation are not disclosed every time, and you could end up with the Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net redirect. That is avoidable, if you do a check under the Custom or Advanced option in an install setup.
This malicious domain could also show from advertisements, banners, pop-ups, pop-unders or from visiting unknown websites. Sites, which are partners with Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net might prompt you to install a program that is generating the redirects. The malicious domain may even set a related browser extension or add-on to send more redirects. Any browser could be affected, especially Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.
Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net – What Is It?
Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net is classified as a malicious domain. If you are getting redirects in your browser from that domain, you probably have a related application or a browser extension inside your PC. Both can make modifications to your homepage or other browser settings. The main domain is perfectsafeupdate(.)net. The IP address that distributes the redirects is 18.104.22.168, according to VirusTotal, which also detects it as malicious:
There are more than fifty domains that send the redirects, so if you want to block them all efficiently – just block the IP address.
The most redirects lead to the offer.alibaba(.)net site like many other malicious domains, such as Alwaysnewsoft. Thus, showing prompts for installing a fake video player or an important update is not excluded from popping up in your browser.
Also, offer(.)alibaba(.)com will try tempting you to click on attractive advertisements to get you more redirects or even malicious code inside your PC. There is even inside-image advertising of partners and affiliates of the website:
Those partners and affiliates may collect information about you from your browsing activity on their sites and redirects, in order to show you more and more advertising. That way they will gain money from every page click, as well.
They may collect information about you and your system, be it personally or non-personally identifying one. They may also share it to third-parties for money or other undesirable purposes.
Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net – Removal
To remove Livecheck(.)perfectsafeupdate(.)net manually from your PC, follow the step-by-step removal instructions given below. If the manual removal does not get rid of this malicious domain and its modifications effectively, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software will keep your computer safe from future threats.