Acutbelow.xyz is a fake website. Acutbelow.xyz displays unwanted advertisements on a computer or cell phone. This website does this by abusing notification functionality in the browser to send sponsored ads.
What is Acutbelow.xyz?
Acutbelow.xyz is part of a spam campaign set up by online scammers. The Acutbelow.xyz website is promoted by advertising networks and, in this way, misleads users into allowing notifications to be sent through the browser.
On the Acutbelow.xyz site, a fake message is displayed “Click allow to confirm you are not a robot” or a similar deceiving message. This message looks like a legitimate captcha notification that does show up on several legitimate websites. However, in reality, it is a scam. It is a fake message designed by the spammer to trick users into allowing notifications through the browser.
After the user clicks the “allow” button at the top left of the pop-up window, permission is added to the browser settings for Acutbelow.xyz. The Acutbelow.xyz domain can now send unwanted sponsored ads to the computer or phone. These are the ads you see on your device. It is pure deception, and more and more people are falling for this scam.
The unwanted pop-up ads that this website sends contain fake ads. These could be phony antivirus notifications, casino ads, or redirects to even more dangerous websites. The circles behind this website make money from every click of a user. This spam campaign, of which Acutbelow.xyz is a part, is only aimed at generating as many clicks as possible.
Suppose you have fallen victim to this scam. In that case, all you have to do is remove the permission for the Acutbelow.xyz domain from the notification settings in the browser. This is how to remove Acutbelow.xyz.
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Remove Acutbelow.xyz from Google Chrome
- Open Google Chrome.
- In the top-right corner, expand the Chrome menu.
- In the Google Chrome menu, open Settings.
- At the Privacy and Security section, click Site settings.
- Open the Notifications settings.
- Remove Acutbelow.xyz by clicking the three dots on the right next to the Acutbelow.xyz URL and click Remove.
Remove Acutbelow.xyz from Android
- Open Google Chrome
- In the top-right corner, find the Chrome menu.
- In the menu tap Settings, scroll down to Advanced.
- In the Site Settings section, tap the Notifications settings, find the Acutbelow.xyz domain, and tap on it.
- Tap the Clean & Reset button and confirm.
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Remove Acutbelow.xyz from Firefox
- Open Firefox
- In the top-right corner, click the Firefox menu (three horizontal stripes).
- In the menu go to Options, in the list on the left go to Privacy & Security.
- Scroll down to Permissions and then to Settings next to Notifications.
- Select the Acutbelow.xyz URL from the list, and change the status to Block, save Firefox changes.
Remove Acutbelow.xyz from Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer.
- In the top right corner, click on the gear icon (menu button).
- Go to Internet Options in the menu.
- Click on the Privacy tab and select Settings in the pop-up blockers section.
- Find the Acutbelow.xyz URL and click the Remove button to remove the domain.
Remove Acutbelow.xyz from Edge
- Open Microsoft Edge.
- In the top right corner, click on the three dots to expand the Edge menu.
- Scroll down to Settings, scroll further down to Advanced Settings
- In the Notification section click Manage.
- Click to Disable the on switch for the Acutbelow.xyz URL.
Remove Acutbelow.xyz from Safari on Mac
- Open Safari. In the top left corner, click on Safari.
- Go to Preferences in the Safari menu, now open the Websites tab.
- In the left menu click on Notifications
- Find the Acutbelow.xyz domain and select it, click the Deny button.
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