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SuperReward(.)xyz is the primary domain of a survey platform. The website promotes itself as a reward site, but it is fake. You will see lots of advertisements related to it and thus it is considered as adware. You might get redirected from those adverts. To remove all advertisements and the adware itself, you should read the article to the end.

Threat Summary

NameSuperReward(.)xyz
TypeAdware, PUP
Short DescriptionThe platform generates advertisements, and its ads can display on other websites.
SymptomsYou can see advertisements across your browsers, like pop-ups, banners, survey pages with redirects and others.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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SuperReward(.)xyz – Spread Tactics

SuperReward(.)xyz can be spread using different tactics. The adware might be spread with third-party installations. Without your knowledge, the unwanted program might be injected to your computer with such third-party installers, from freeware and bundled packages. The installer setups could add an extra component with the default installation. Preventing undesirable programs from installing is done if you find Custom or Advanced settings in the setup.

SuperReward(.)xyz might also be spread with advertisements showing up on suspicious websites. Pop-ups and pop-unders, or banners can be used to redirect you to the survey service. Visiting sites of an unknown origin, the adware could be put inside your computer system. The websites could be hosting redirects, too. Browsers which could be affected are the following: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.

SuperReward(.)xyz – Detailed Information

SuperReward(.)xyz is the the domain of a survey platform. It goes by another name as well – Survey Advance. On the site, it is stated that upon completing a survey you will be entered to win an iPhone 6. You can see the main page below:

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The main page of the SuperReward(.)xyz domain consists of a survey page, which supposedly upon completion will enter you in a competition to win iPhone 6. That is a lie, and you will get redirected to suspicious sites. Do not provide any information as that information might be used to identify you and sold to third parties.

Advertisements and redirects can appear inside your browser applications if you have any software connected to SuperReward on your personal computer. The program is a considered as adware because of the adverts it tries to distribute.

Here you can see the page of SuperReward(.)xyz:

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Ads can have one of these texts inside them:

  • Ads by SuperReward(.)xyz
  • Advertisement by SuperReward(.)xyz
  • Ad by SuperReward(.)xyz
  • Advert from SuperReward(.)xyz
  • Powered by SuperReward(.)xyz
  • Brought to you by SuperReward(.)xyz

In-text link ads and advertisements spread across other websites might be associated with the SuperReward platform and spread with redirects to increase its Web traffic. The traffic can be turned into revenue for the adware platform on a pay-per-click basis.

Related advertisements shown on websites can be of different types as more ad networks could be involved with SuperReward(.)xyz. Adverts associated with it can be displayed in the shape of pop-ups, pop-unders, banners, in-text links, or interstitial ones. It is not excluded to see other ads, as well.

SuperReward(.)xyz – Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy of SuperReward is short but not quite informative. You can find it on the primary domain of the site at SuperReward(.)xyz.

You can see a picture of the Privacy Policy:

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Information is collected from you, when you:
  • Make a registration
  • Make a purchase
  • Sign up for the newsletter
  • Respond to a survey or marketing communication
  • Surf the website
  • Use certain site features
  • Add items to your shopping cart
  • Interact with advertisements

Information is disclosed to third parties according to the following excerpt from the Policy:

We sell,trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties phone number personally identifiable information.

Look at the quote below about third party linking:

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

DART cookies related to ads from Google AdSense are involved and can collect information as well. You should be careful with using the survey platform and all services related to SuperReward as the adware can collect all kinds of data about you and it is not known exactly what. Refrain from entering any personal or credential details anywhere, if the adware is in your system,

Remove SuperReward(.)xyz Completely from Your PC

To remove SuperReward(.)xyz manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal tutorial written down below. In case this manual removal does not get rid of the adware completely, you should search for and remove any leftover items with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software can keep your computer safe in the future.

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How to Remove SuperReward(.)xyz from Windows.


Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove SuperReward(.)xyz

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We Recommend To Scan Your PC with SpyHunter

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1. Hold Windows key() + R


2. The "Run" Window will appear. In it, type "msconfig" and click OK.


3. Go to the "Boot" tab. There select "Safe Boot" and then click "Apply" and "OK".
Tip: Make sure to reverse those changes by unticking Safe Boot after that, because your system will always boot in Safe Boot from now on.


4. When prompted, click on "Restart" to go into Safe Mode.


5. You can recognise Safe Mode by the words written on the corners of your screen.


Step 2: Uninstall SuperReward(.)xyz and related software from Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 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 are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors 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:


1. Hold the Windows Logo Button and "R" on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear.


2. In the field type in "appwiz.cpl" and press ENTER.


3. This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC. Select the program that you want to remove, and press "Uninstall"
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall most programs.


Step 3: Clean any registries, created by SuperReward(.)xyz on your computer.

The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by SuperReward(.)xyz there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:

1. Open the Run Window again, type "regedit" and click OK.


2. When you open it, you can freely navigate to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are shown above.


3. You can remove the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and removing it.
Tip: To find a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and click "Modify" to see which file it is set to run. If this is the virus file location, remove the value.

IMPORTANT!
Before starting "Step 4", please boot back into Normal mode, in case you are currently in Safe Mode.
This will enable you to install and use SpyHunter 5 successfully.

Step 4: Scan for SuperReward(.)xyz with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

1. Click on the "Download" button to proceed to SpyHunter's download page.


It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter's EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.


2. After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to update automatically.

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3. After the update process has finished, click on the 'Malware/PC Scan' tab. A new window will appear. Click on 'Start Scan'.

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4. After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the 'Next' button.

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If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.


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Get rid of SuperReward(.)xyz from Mac OS X.


Step 1: Uninstall SuperReward(.)xyz and remove related files and objects

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We Recommend To Scan Your Mac with SpyHunter for Mac
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1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:


2. Find Activity Monitor and double-click it:


3. In the Activity Monitor look for any suspicious processes, belonging or related to SuperReward(.)xyz:

Tip: To quit a process completely, choose the “Force Quit” option.


4. Click on the "Go" button again, but this time select Applications. Another way is with the ⇧+⌘+A buttons.


5. In the Applications menu, look for any suspicious app or an app with a name, similar or identical to SuperReward(.)xyz. If you find it, right-click on the app and select “Move to Trash”.


6: Select Accounts, after which click on the Login Items preference. Your Mac will then show you a list of items that start automatically when you log in. Look for any suspicious apps identical or similar to SuperReward(.)xyz. Check the app you want to stop from running automatically and then select on the Minus (“-“) icon to hide it.


7: Remove any left-over files that might be related to this threat manually by following the sub-steps below:

  • 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 SuperReward(.)xyz 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:

Disclaimer! If you are about to tamper with Library files on Mac, be sure to know the name of the virus file, because if you delete the wrong file, it may cause irreversible damage to your MacOS. Continue on your own responsibility!

1: Click on "Go" and Then "Go to Folder" as shown underneath:

2: Type in "/Library/LauchAgents/" and click Ok:

3: Delete all of the virus files that have similar or the same name as SuperReward(.)xyz. If you believe there is no such file, do not delete anything.

You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:

→ ~/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/LaunchDaemons

Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.


Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac

When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.



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Remove SuperReward(.)xyz from Google Chrome.


Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu


Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"


Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.


Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.


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Erase SuperReward(.)xyz from Mozilla Firefox.

Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window


Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.


Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"


Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.



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Uninstall SuperReward(.)xyz from Microsoft Edge.


Step 1: Start Edge browser.


Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.


Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".


Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.


Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.



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Remove SuperReward(.)xyz from Safari.


Step 1: Start the Safari app.


Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.


Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".

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Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.

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Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.


Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.

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A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the SuperReward(.)xyz will be removed.


How to Reset Safari
IMPORTANT: Before resetting Safari make sure you back up all your saved passwords within the browser in case you forget them.

Start Safari and then click on the gear leaver icon.

Click the Reset Safari button and you will reset the browser.


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Eliminate SuperReward(.)xyz from Internet Explorer.


Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.


Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'


Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.


Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.


Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.


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