Secure-inform.space is a browser redirect that affects popular browsers in an attempt to convince online users to install a potentially unwanted program. The site promotes unwanted programs by offering to show browser notifications. False claims that the system is infected with malware may also try to convince you to install a rogue app on your device. However, the true goal of those attempts is revenue for fraudsters. The notifications are likely to present sponsored links to other bogus sites. Rogue apps may insist that you should purchase their full versions to remove harmful files.
The appearance of this redirect may mean that there is a potentially unwanted program has already been started on your system. The sooner you check the security of your system and ensure that no suspicious or potentially harmful files are running on it, the better.
|Type||Browser Redirect, PUP|
|Short Description||Pretends to be a reliable site. Redirects browsing sessions to other bogus sites. Endagers the online security by trying to activate suspicious scripts, drop harmful files and install undesired programs.|
|Symptoms||A regular browsing session is somehow redirected to Secure-inform.space that offers to show notifications and displays misleading information.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages, Corrupted Sites|
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What is your web browser redirected to Secure-inform.space?
Secure-inform.space browser redirect loads on various web browsers to display misleading information. Its purpose is to convince people to act in a way that could endanger their online privacy and security.
The site may promote push notifications, rogue apps (fake system optimizers, unreliable malware removal tools, etc.) or phishing pages. Have in mind that bogus sites like Secure-inform.space may redirect the browser to poorly secured or hacked websites sometimes.
Unwanted browser redirects are an issue that may occur after an unnoticed installation of a potentially unwanted program. Potentially unwanted programs are distributed via techniques that enable almost invisible installation process. They tend to obtain access to devices via the installers of various supposedly useful and free programs. The activation of a PUP on a system often leads to the weakening of its security.
The activation of a potentially unwanted program may enable it to deliver annoying ads and trigger redirects to sites like Secure-inform.space. Yet another issue that may occur is unsolicited data collection. By activating different tracking technologies, the app may collect:
- Browsing history.
- Search queries.
- Clicks on links.
- Geographic location.
- Operating system type.
- Internet protocol (IP) address.
- Type of used browser.
- The domain name of current Internet service provider (ISP).
All those details give insight on what sites you like visiting, what products you search for as well as what is the security level on your device. The data may be misused by Secure-inform.space’s operators for targeted advertising campaigns. If this happens, various ads will flood both the desktop and the affected browsers.
Beware of all those ads. Oftentimes, ads pushed by PUPs open phishing sites, scam pages, and malicious pages. Such sites may attempt to trick you to provide sensitive credentials, download unnecessary/harmful apps, or install malware. Prevent falling victim to future malware attacks by cleaning harmful files from your device as soon as possible.
Remove Secure-inform.space Redirect
To remove Secure-inform.space redirect along with all files that support its activities, you should complete several removal steps. The guide below presents you with both manual and automatic removal approaches. In order to fully get rid of files installed by undesired programs and strengthen PC/Mac security, we recommend that you combine the steps.
Some of the files associated with the redirect may not be removed manually except you are an experienced computer user. So the manual removal might be quite a complicated process for those who lack advanced computer skills. If you don’t feel comfortable with the manual steps, navigate to the automatic part of the guide.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Secure-inform.space from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Secure-inform.space on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Secure-inform.space in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Secure-inform.space from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Secure-inform.space from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Secure-inform.space from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Secure-inform.space from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable Secure-inform.space Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove Secure-inform.space from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Secure-inform.space
Step 2: Uninstall Secure-inform.space 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.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Secure-inform.space on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Secure-inform.space there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Secure-inform.space from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Secure-inform.space and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- 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 Secure-inform.space 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:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove Secure-inform.space files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Secure-inform.space, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Secure-inform.space 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.
Erase Secure-inform.space 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.
Uninstall Secure-inform.space 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.
Remove Secure-inform.space 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".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Secure-inform.space will be removed.
Eliminate Secure-inform.space 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.
Remove Push Notifications caused by Secure-inform.space from Your Browsers.
Turn Off Push Notifications from Google Chrome
To disable any Push Notices from Google Chrome browser, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Settings in Chrome.
Step 2: In Settings, select “Advanced Settings”:
Step 3: Click “Content Settings”:
Step 4: Open “Notifications”:
Step 5: Click the three dots and choose Block, Edit or Remove options:
Remove Push Notifications on Firefox
Step 1: Go to Firefox Options.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search bar and click "Settings":
Step 3: Click “Remove” on any site you wish notifications gone and click “Save Changes”
Stop Push Notifications on Opera
Step 1: In Opera, press ALT+P to go to Settings
Step 2: In Setting search, type “Content” to go to Content Settings.
Step 3: Open Notifications:
Step 4: Do the same as you did with Google Chrome (explained below):
Eliminate Push Notifications on Safari
Step 1: Open Safari Preferences.
Step 2: Choose the domain from where you like push pop-ups gone and change to "Deny" from "Allow".