Home Malware Programs Browser Hijackers Ad.xtendmedia.com


Posted: March 6, 2013

Ad.xtendmedia.com is a site that's designed to display advertisements and exploit browser vulnerabilities to install adware. Promotional efforts for Ad.xtendmedia.com may attempt to reel you in with claims of free media downloads. Since Ad.xtendmedia.com is particularly noted for being used by browser hijackers as an advertising vehicle, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers recommend that you use anti-malware programs to analyze your machine and remove any browser hijacker that's responsible for redirects to Ad.xtendmedia.com.

Why Tunes Aren't What Ad.xtendmedia.com Wants to Give Your PC

Ad.xtendmedia.com's marketing has been focused around free-downloading websites such as the currently-defunct Megaupload, with links to Ad.xtendmedia.com claiming to offer free popular music and other files of interest. Ad.xtendmedia.com's actual content can accurately be said to be a series of endless advertisements. Issues related with Ad.xtendmedia.com usually result in adware or browser hijacker infections that redirect you to Ad.xtendmedia.com.

To protect your browser from such vulnerabilities, you also can consider updating your browser regularly, disabling commonly-exploited features (such as Java and JavaScript) and/or using specialized DNS lists that block malicious software-distributing web domains. These safety measures are applicable to all brands of web browsers, and PC threats usually have been found to be able to attack most major web-browsing applications.

What You Can Expect from a Visit to Ad.xtendmedia.com

Symptoms of infections associated with Ad.xtendmedia.com usually involve browser redirects to Ad.xtendmedia.com – and similar advertisement-driven websites – that display pop-up advertisements and other forms of advertisements. Some victims of redirects to Ad.xtendmedia.com also have reported being unable to close an Ad.xtendmedia.com window, particularly while they're using the popular Firefox web browser.

If your browser redirects to Ad.xtendmedia.com, displays pop-ups from Ad.xtendmedia.com or has been exposed to Ad.xtendmedia.com recently through any other method, SpywareRemove.com malware research team recommends disinfecting your computer immediately with a reputable anti-malware application. Until you've verified that your PC is clean, you also should attempt to prevent any contact between your PC and others, including sharable USB drives that can allow some PC threats to distribute themselves automatically.

Use SpyHunter to Detect and Remove PC Threats

If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to Ad.xtendmedia.com may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

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