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Secured-device.club Calendar Virus Removal

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Secured-device.club Virus

Secured-device.club is a questionable website that generates virus alerts on iPhone/Mac/iPad devices’ Calendar apps. If your calendar is affected by Secured-device.club virus notifications you should avoid clicking them. All the messages generated by Secured-device.club present sponsored or fake information. Among the purposes of these scam messages are promotions of rogue/malicious applications and data theft.

As regards the reason why you receive Secured-device.club virus messages on your iPhone or Mac, it is most likely an unwanted value that was added to the calendar app without your knowledge. Oftentimes, potentially unwanted programs like adware and browser hijackers act this way. That’s why we recommend a deep scan of the affected system. It will detect harmful files if such are running on the system. Follow the removal instructions in this article and get rid of Secured-device.club virus.

Threat Summary

NameSecured-device.club
TypeScam/Malware for iOS and macOS
Short DescriptionAims to modify operating system settings to display scam notificaitons in the calendar app.
SymptomsThe affected device begins to display various types of notifications, especially in the Calendar. This issue causes slowdowns and exposes the system at risk of malware infections.
Similar ThreatsNotice iPhone Club, Club Calendar, Secured Cleaner Club
Distribution MethodSoftware Packages, Freeware, Shady Websites
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Secured Device Club

Secured-device.club is a website that is associated with the generation of annoying notifications on iPhone, Mac and iPad devices. This infection is also referred to Secured Device Club. Secured-device.club virus starts generating all those intrusive scam messages without your permission.

Notifications by Secured Device Club push various deceptive messages in the calendar app. Beware with these messages as some of them may be related to web pages that host deceptive online ads, scam messages and potentially unwanted programs.

Typically, new messages by Secured-device.club appear in the calendar every few hours. This behavior of the virus can be extremely annoying. As regards the messages, they aim to convince you that you should download a system cleaner that will remove detected viruses or enter the site to learn how to receive a special gift, and so on.

Here is a list of the most common messages generated by Secured-device.club virus:

  • Viruses on your iPhone?! CLEAN THEM NOW
  • Its your lucky day
  • Ensure Your Online Protection, Click Now!
  • You have (1) Pending Package
  • Your Phone is not Protected! Click to protect
  • Clear your iPhone from Malicious Attacks!
  • Who wants a Free Apple Music Subscription?
  • (1) Congratulations, you won!

The end purpose of such a scam message may be to trick you into visiting sponsored content, downloading rogue/malicious software, entering sensitive credentials or calling a fake tech support number. Whatever the case may be, beware and don’t click on these messages.

How did Secured-device.club start appearing on your iPhone/Mac? Infection with Secured-device.club calendar virus occurs for the following reasons – a malicious entry added to the installed calendar app; a click on a link presented on a suspicious website; an unexpected browser redirect that activates the scam with the help of script; an unnoticed installation of adware or another potentially unwanted application. All methods enable Secured-device.club virus to affect your device without your knowledge.

Sometimes you may authorize the installation of a profile on your phone without knowing that you agree with such a process. This may be the case with Secured-device.club calendar notifications. So one thing you can do to fix the annoying issue is to go to Settings -> Passwords & Accounts and check if a rogue calendar is listed under Accounts. If it is, then tap on it and Delete account. It is also good to check Settings -> General -> Profiles, and see if there is anything unusual listed there.

For the sake of your online security and data privacy, you should definitely scan your affected system with an advanced anti-malware tool to ensure that no PUPs are running on it. You can find the Secured-device.club virus removal instructions below.

To remove Secured-device.club from Mac -> Check out a guide on how to remove a PUP from Mac

How to Remove Secured-device.club Virus

In order to remove Secured-device.club virus along with all undesired files that support its activities, you should complete several removal steps. The guide below reveals all essential removal steps in their precise order. In order to fully get rid of files installed by undesired programs and strengthen PC security, we recommend that you combine the steps.

A bonus tip: After you finish with the guide below make sure to set your default calendar.

Instructions for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch:

    1. Go to Settings > Select Calendar.
    2.Tap Default Calendar.
    3.Choose the calendar that you want to use as your default.

For your Mac:

    1.Open Calendar (or iCal).
    2.Click Calendar in the menu bar and choose Preferences.
    3.In the General tab, choose the calendar that you want to use from the Default Calendar menu.

On iCloud.com:

    1.Go to Calendar > Click the gear icon > Preferences.
    2.Choose the calendar that you want to use from the Defaults menu.
    3.Click Save.

In case you have further questions or need additional help with the removal process, don’t hesitate to leave us a comment.

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana has a bachelor's degree in Marketing. She has been with the STF team for five years, researching malware, reporting on the latest computer infections, and following digital marketing trends.

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Preparation Phase:

Before starting to follow the steps below, be advised that you should first do the following preparations:

  • Backup your files in case the worst happens.
  • Make sure to have a device with these instructions on standy.
  • Arm yourself with patience.

Step 1: Uninstall Secured-device.club and remove related files and objects

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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 Secured-device.club:

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 Secured-device.club. 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 Secured-device.club. 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 Secured-device.club 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 Secured-device.club. 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: Remove Secured-device.club – related extensions from Safari / Chrome / Firefox

Remove an extension from Safari and reset it.Remove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Mozilla Firefox

1. Start Safari

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

3. From the menu, click on "Preferences"

stf-safari preferences

4. After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab

stf-safari-extensions

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

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 Secured-device.club 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.

1. Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu

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

3. From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the add-on and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.

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


1. Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window

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

3. Select the Extension and click "Remove"

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


Step 3: Scan for and remove Secured-device.club files from your Mac

When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Secured-device.club, 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.


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