With individuals and companies relying more and more on the internet to conduct business, purchasing, banking and using it for recreational purpose, online security is an ever increasing issue. Please read on to learn more about one of the most common adware software that can infect your system:
WHAT IS SPNS.ROTATEMYAD.COM?
spns.rotatemyad.com popup is the result of an underlying malicious malware infection of your computer, such as a potentially unwanted program or application (otherwise known as PUP or PUA). It could also be the result of a malicious browser extension which is more likely to infect commonly used browers such as Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer. The infection is usually a result of ad-ware installed on your computer which mostly likely occurs when you install some other online software. It is common for these to attach themselves to common programs that users download from the internet such as VLC player.
WHAT DOES SPNS.ROTATEMYAD.COM DO?
spns.rotatemyad.com’s main purpose is to redirect you to malicious advertisements when you visit particular websites or when you click on some advertisements. It can sometimes affect your system by showing popups that go directly spns.rotatemyad.com and then redirects you to another website.
WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF AN INFECTED SYSTEM?
spns.rotatemyad.com can pose a number of risks – not only to your physical computer system but also your personal information that can be access online and on your computer. It can spread a lot of different spyware and adware throughout your system causing your system to run slowly or cause sudden death. It can track information very easily through logging your internet browsing history and allows cyber criminals to steal your personal information including enough to steal your identity or access your bank accounts if you use them online.
HOW TO REMOVE SPNS.ROTATEMYAD FROM YOUR SYSTEM
While there is some different software available online that can get rid of this malicious software from your system, it is recommended to not use it as it has the potential to be unsafe as well. There are a few things you can do to get rid of this malware manually without any external assistance.
On the menu bar, go to the Tools menu and click Add-ons. When the add-ons manager appears, select Extensions or Appearance. If you find any unknown add-ons that you didn’t know you installed or that you don’t recognise, uninstall them immediately by clicking the remove button and restart.
In the top right hand side when you have Chrome open is the menu, pick Tools and then Extensions. Click on the trash can icon for each extension that is unfamiliar to you and click Remove.
Click on the Tools button and go to Manage add-ons. Under the Show tab, choose All add-ons and then click on Disable for each add-on that you don’t recognise or is unfamiliar to you.