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Remove WonderlandAds(.)com Permanently

WonderlandAds(.)com is a malicious domain, that causes browser redirects, mainly to ad-supported sites. You can also be redirected to other, malicious and phishing, sites. Currently, the redirects lead to phishing sites that look like official alibaba.com domains or to ad-supported ones, such as empire(.)goodgamestudios(.)com. Your homepage and new tab page might be changed. There could be a toolbar or an extension added to your browser that is opening pop-up windows and making redirects each time you click a link.

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Threat Summary

NameWonderlandAds(.)com
TypeMalicious Domain
Short DescriptionThe homepage and new tab page of a browser may be changed and you can be redirected to many malicious or phishing sites.
SymptomsYour browser settings could be modified so that things like browser redirects, pop-up windows and banners show.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installers, Bundling, Suspicious Sites
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WonderlandAds(.)com – Distribution

Typically, WonderlandAds(.)com gets distributed by ad-supported, third-party installers. It can get inside your computer without you knowing, by hiding itself in freeware installations and bundled packages. In the packages, more components for installation are not always disclosed how they should be. Thus, you get tricked into installing unwanted software that causes WonderlandAds(.)com redirects. Installing such software can be avoided by checking the Custom or Advanced setting in an installation setup if there is one.

Another way that leads you to witnessing redirects to undesirable sites from WonderlandAds(.)com is by clicking on different advertisements. They can be in the form of pop-ups, banners or hidden links inside pages and also may have malicious content that can install a toolbar and a browser extension.

WonderlandAds(.)com – More Information

WonderlandAds(.)com is a malicious domain. If you have it, and you are witnessing redirects from it, you have some ad-supported program installed on your PC. Such a program can also come with a browser extension or a toolbar. Currently, WonderlandAds(.)com redirects mainly to ad-supported and phishing sites and sometimes to sites with malicious content.

The redirect links usually have addresses similar to these:

  • http://wonderlandads(.)com/afu.php?zoneid=437742
  • http://wonderlandads(.)com/afu.php?zoneid=115575

If your browsers have been affected by ad-supported software that distributes the WonderlandAds(.)com site, you will begin to see it a lot. All browsers can be affected, especially the most widely used ones, like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.

The link can redirect to sites with malware, but not constantly. For the moment, the most common redirects are to various online gaming sites that are ad-supported and to phishing sites that look like official Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. sites:

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WonderlandAds(.)com may be activated by a toolbar, a browser extension which can help it redirect to dubious sites more often and might display ads on those sites. The advertisements can be like pop-ups or banners. When loading sites from the ads or redirects, those sites can generate revenue per visit, for their developers.

WonderlandAds(.)com – Removal

To remove WonderlandAds(.)com manually from your PC, follow the instructions provided below. Unwanted software causing the domain to appear in your browsers leaves leftover files. These files can still modify computer settings and come along with malware. You should search for and remove all leftovers with an advanced anti-malware application. Installing such an application will prevent other threats from affecting your PC in the future.

Manually delete WonderlandAds(.)com from Windows and your browser

Note! Substantial notification about the WonderlandAds(.)com threat: Manual removal of WonderlandAds(.)com 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.

1. Remove or Uninstall WonderlandAds(.)com in Windows
2. Remove WonderlandAds(.)com from Your Browser and Your Registry Editor

Automatically remove WonderlandAds(.)com by downloading an advanced anti-malware program

1. Remove WonderlandAds(.)com with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool and back up your data
Optional: Using Alternative Anti-Malware Tools

Berta Bilbao

Berta is the Editor-in-Chief of SensorsTechForum. She is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space.

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