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Remove Bundesliga-streams.net (Removal Guide) - Free Instructions

removal by Gabriel E. Hall - - | Type: Adware

Bundesliga-streams.net is a scam-ridden website that might leave your bank account details compromised

Bundesliga-streams.netBundesliga-streams.net is an unsafe and malicious site that asks to enable push notifications which are links to scam and other insecure sites

Bundesliga-streams.net is a German sports-oriented website that asks users to enable notifications upon entry. Once accepted, pop-ups will be shown directly on their screens, regardless if Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, MS Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or another browser is not being used. Bundesliga-streams.net also offers a streaming function for various sports events and games allegedly for free. Nevertheless, once users try to watch a match, they are asked to create an account on a dubious site,  allsports4free.live, which was described by Fortinet researchers as a fraud.[1]

Because Bundesliga-streams.net focuses on sports, one might think that the site would show push notifications that are related to it. However, users might be shown pop-up ads that are completely irrelevant not only to users' interests but also to sports. Additionally, Bundesliga-streams.net might also show ads that a fraudulent and seek to direct users to tech support scams, spoofing,[2] or similar unsafe sites.

Name Bundesliga-streams.net
Type Deceptive site/scam
Targeted country Germany
Aim The website seeks to make users subscribe to notifications that will display predetermined affiliate links to possibly insecure websites. Additionally, users are offered a sports video streaming services that seek to gain access to users' credit card information
Potential dangers  When tricked by attractive deals or ads, users might register to dodgy “quick earning” schemes, download potentially unwanted programs or malware, disclose credit card details, etc.
Elimination  To stop Bundesliga-streams.net notifications, you should check the instructions in our removal section. If you installed any programs of unknown origins, scan your computer with security software
Further actions  If you provided sensitive information on the website, you should immediately change passwords on relevant accounts. Additionally, if anti-malware found any unwanted apps or viruses, we recommend using Reimage Reimage Cleaner Intego post-removal to fix the damage done

Bundesliga-streams.net virus is a term that users use to describe persistent pop-ups that they see on their desktops after allowing notifications from the site to be shown. The push notification feature is genuine and was first introduced by Google in 2012, and soon adopted by most of the other popular browsers like MS Edge and Mozilla Firefox. However, malicious actors soon adapted push notifications as a new way to insert advertisements into users' computers.

Unfortunately, but Bundesliga-streams.net does not only insert adverts that are irrelevant to the website's content but also might show ads that are potentially dangerous. For example, users might encounter a scam pop-up that will direct users to a site that claims fake virus infections and prompt them to download scareware, which might even damage the computer system in some cases.

Therefore, do not trust the ads that are being promoted via the pop-ups, and instead remove Bundesliga-streams.net notifications via web browser settings. If you noticed suspicious browser behavior after that, you should scan your machine with anti-malware software to make sure no infection is hiding inside – if that is the case, use Reimage Reimage Cleaner Intego after Bundesliga-streams.net virus elimination to repair corrupted registries and other elements.

Bundesliga-streams.net virusBundesliga-streams.net is a website that is oriented to sports enthusiasts and promises free sport even streaming service. In reality, users are asked to hand in their credit card credentials to unknown parties/cybercriminals

Sports live-streaming scams: the way cybercriminals earn money from users by promising copyright content for free 

Bundesliga-streams.net notifications that might lead users to risky or dangerous sites. However, this is not the most dangerous trait of this website: developers operate a scam scheme that promises video streaming services allegedly for free. The affiliates include multiple other domains, such as:

  • ebook0919a2b[.]club
  • 2019rugbyworldcup[.]online
  • just-watch-it[.]com
  • live-sport-streams[.]com
  • taew5[.]com
  • yxyug24kwhqe[.]com
  • book88c[.]club
  • epicofebook[.]com
  • www.nwcbooks[.]com, etc.

As soon as users click on “Stream this show,” they are redirected to one of the fake streaming domains allsports4free.live, although this might change from user to user. Users are then prompted to enter their e-mail address and a password – which is a common practice than registering.

However, once users proceed to the next step, they are asked to enter their credit card information to allegedly verify their country of origin due to licensing laws. Of course, the Bundesliga-streams.net guarantees 100% confidentiality:

Privacy Guaranteed
In order to keep your personal information private, we use encryption security technology. Our site employs Secure Sockets Layering (SSL) – to encrypt your personal information such as credit card number, name, and address before it travels over the Internet. Your data is encrypted and password-protected to make sure no one ever sees your personal information!!!

Hundreds of users fall for these scams every day – they enter their credit card information (which allegedly will not get charged) for free video streaming service. However, there is no need to ask users for their CVV code to verify the country of residence – that can be done in many other [secure] ways.

Thus, never enter the information that you are asked for, or you will be handling all the info needed to access and use your credit card. Such actions might lead to money loss and even identity theft/fraud.[3]

Bundesliga-streams.net asks for credit card detailsThe verification process is merely a disguise of the scam authors to make users provide their financial details

Tips to avoid being scammed online

Video streaming services have been booming since the time our internet connections became fast enough and hardware that provides access to hundreds of thousands of videos became capable of holding so much data. Some streaming sites are free (such as YouTube) – they earn revenue from ads, and also allow content creators to upload videos. However, when it comes to hosting copyright material, rules are completely different.

In general, downloading or streaming content that is otherwise paid for is not legal, and multiple websites have been shut down and owners prosecuted by authorities. Illegal video sharing is also notorious for malware distribution, as shady sites often fail to implement adequate security measures and allow unknown users to upload files or sell ads pace to cybercriminals.

In most recent years, video streaming has also been used by malicious actors that promise free content allegedly for free. As soon as users try to watch the video, they are asked to provide their credit card details, however (reasons for such actions may vary, but crooks always are trying to sound reasonable). Thus, NEVER provide your credit card details or any other personal information on fake streaming sites.

Instead, opt for legitimate services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and many others – the fee is relatively low, and you will get access to thousands of videos, without being exposed to online risks like malware or fraud.

Ways to remedy Bundesliga-streams.net activities on your computer

If you subscribed to Bundesliga-streams.net notifications, you are most likely seeing countless adverts during the operation of the computer. These can be extremely persistent and annoying. However, because many users are still unaware how to unsubscribe from these notifications, they keep suffering from constant pop-ups that promote scams and other unsafe content.

To remove Bundesliga-streams.net ads, please perform the following steps on your web browser:

Google Chrome

  • Select Menu Settings
  • Choose Advanced
  • Under Privacy and security, click Site Settings Notifications
  • Bundesliga-streams.net entry should be under Allow section
  • Click More Actions and then pick Block

MS Edge:

  • Click More and pick Settings
  • Pick View advanced settings
  • Select Advanced
  • Click Manage permissions
  • Find Bundesliga-streams.net and turn off notifications Bundesliga-streams.net stop notificationsYou can stop Bundesliga-streams.net notifications from MS Edge

Mozilla Firefox:

  • Select Menu Options
  • Pick Privacy & Security section select Notifications
  • Go to Settings – you should see Bundesliga-streams.net
  • Click on the the drop-down menu and select Block
  • Save Changes

However, if you downloaded and installed anything from the ads that are promoted via the site, Bundesliga-streams.net removal will require you to uninstall the unwanted software on your machine. You can do that manually by following removal guide below or by scanning your computer with powerful anti-malware software.

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To remove Bundesliga-streams.net, follow these steps:

Erase Bundesliga-streams.net from Windows systems

To get rid of unwanted programs on Windows, access Control Panel as follows:

To remove Bundesliga-streams.net from Windows 10/8  machines, please follow these steps:

  1. Enter Control Panel into Windows search box and hit Enter or click on the search result.
  2. Under Programs, select Uninstall a program.Uninstall from Windows 1
  3. From the list, find entries related to Bundesliga-streams.net (or any other recently installed suspicious program).
  4. Right-click on the application and select Uninstall.
  5. If User Account Control shows up, click Yes.
  6. Wait till uninstallation process is complete and click OK.Uninstall from Windows 2

If you are Windows 7/XP user, proceed with the following instructions:

  1. Click on Windows Start > Control Panel located on the right pane (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
  2. In Control Panel, select Programs > Uninstall a program.Uninstall from Windows 7/XP
  3. Pick the unwanted application by clicking on it once.
  4. At the top, click Uninstall/Change.
  5. In the confirmation prompt, pick Yes.
  6. Click OK once the removal process is finished.

Eliminate Bundesliga-streams.net from Mac OS X system

If you think that you might have installed adware on your macOS computer, proceed with the following steps:

If your macOS is displaying some infection symptoms, proceed with the following guide:

Remove Bundesliga-streams.net from Applications folder:

  1. From the menu bar, select Go > Applications.
  2. In the Applications folder, look for Bundesliga-streams.net-related entries.
  3. Click on the app and drag it to Trash (or right-click and pick Move to Trash)Uninstall from Mac 1

To fully remove Bundesliga-streams.net, you need to access Application Support, LaunchAgents, and LaunchDaemons folders and delete relevant files:

  1. Select Go > Go to Folder.
  2. Enter /Library/Application Support and click Go or press Enter.
  3. In the Application Support folder, look for any dubious entries related to Bundesliga-streams.net and then delete them.
  4. Now enter /Library/LaunchAgents and /Library/LaunchDaemons folders the same way and terminate all the Bundesliga-streams.net-related entries.Uninstall from Mac 2

Uninstall Bundesliga-streams.net from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top-right corner of the browser
  2. Pick Manage Add-ons.
  3. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Bundesliga-streams.net and other suspicious plugins. Click on these entries and select Disable.Remove add-ons from Internet Explorer

Change your homepage if it was altered:

  1. Open IE and click on the Gear icon.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the Home page address and replace it by your preferred one (for example, Google.com).
  4. Click Apply and then select OK.Reset IE homepage

Delete temporary files:

  1. Press on the Gear icon and select Internet Options.
  2. Under Browsing history, click Delete…
  3. Select relevant fields and press Delete.Clear temporary files from Internet Explorer

Reset Internet Explorer:

  1. Click on Gear icon > Internet options and select Advanced tab.
  2. Select Reset.
  3. In the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Bundesliga-streams.net removal.Reset Internet Explorer

Delete Bundesliga-streams.net from Microsoft Edge

MS Edge might start displaying unwanted ads from Bundesliga-streams.net or other sites due to web browser settings' modification by PUP. Reset MS Edge to avoid that:

Delete unwanted extensions from MS Edge:

  1. Select Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and pick Extensions.
  2. From the list, pick the Bundesliga-streams.net-related extension and click on the Gear icon.
  3. Click on Uninstall at the bottom.Remove extensions from Edge

Clear cookies and other browser data:

  1. Click on the Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and select Privacy & security.
  2. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  3. Select everything (apart from passwords, although you might want to include Media licenses as well, if applicable) and click on Clear.Clear Edge browsing data

Reset MS Edge if that above steps did not work:

  1. Press on Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open Task Manager.
  2. Click on More details arrow at the bottom of the window.
  3. Select Details tab.
  4. Now scroll down and locate every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right-click on each of them and select End Task to stop MS Edge from running.Reset MS Edge

If this solution failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method. Note that you need to backup your data before proceeding.

  1. Find the following folder on your computer: C:\\Users\\%username%\\AppData\\Local\\Packages\\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Press Ctrl + A on your keyboard to select all folders.
  3. Right-click on them and pick DeleteAdvanced MS Edge reset 1
  4. Now right-click on the Start button and pick Windows PowerShell (Admin).
  5. When the new window opens, copy and paste the following command, and then press Enter:

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\\AppXManifest.xml” -VerboseAdvanced MS Edge reset 2

Instructions for Chromium-based Edge

Delete extensions from MS Edge (Chromium):

  1. Open Edge and click select Settings > Extensions.
  2. Delete unwanted extensions by clicking Remove.Remove extensions from Chromium Edge

Clear cache and site data:

  1. Click on Menu and go to Settings.
  2. Select Privacy and services.
  3. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  4. Under Time range, pick All time.
  5. Select Clear now.Clear browser data from Chroum Edge

Reset Chromium-based MS Edge:

  1. Click on Menu and select Settings.
  2. On the left side, pick Reset settings.
  3. Select Restore settings to their default values.
  4. Confirm with Reset.Reset Chromium Edge

Remove Bundesliga-streams.net from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Remove dangerous extensions:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser and click on the Menu (three horizontal lines at the top-right of the window).
  2. Select Add-ons.
  3. In here, select plugins that are related to Bundesliga-streams.net and click Remove.Remove extensions from Firefox

Clear cookies and site data:

  1. Click Menu and pick Options.
  2. Go to Privacy & Security section.
  3. Scroll down to locate Cookies and Site Data.
  4. Click on Clear Data…
  5. Select Cookies and Site Data, as well as Cached Web Content and press Clear.Clear cookies and site data from Firefox

In case Bundesliga-streams.net did not get removed after following the instructions above, reset Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser and click the Menu.
  2. Go to Help and then choose Troubleshooting Information.Reset Firefox 1
  3. Under Give Firefox a tune up section, click on Refresh Firefox…
  4. Once the pop-up shows up, confirm the action by pressing on Refresh Firefox – this should complete Bundesliga-streams.net removal.Reset Firefox 2

Get rid of Bundesliga-streams.net from Google Chrome

Delete malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome, click on the Menu (three vertical dots at the top-right corner) and select More tools > Extensions.
  2. In the newly opened window, you will see all the installed extensions. Uninstall all the suspicious plugins that might be related to Bundesliga-streams.net by clicking Remove.Remove extensions from Chrome

Clear cache and web data from Chrome:

  1. Click on Menu and pick Settings.
  2. Under Privacy and security, select Clear browsing data.
  3. Select Browsing history, Cookies and other site data, as well as Cached images and files.
  4. Click Clear data.Clear cache and web data from Chrome

If the above-methods did not help you, reset Google Chrome to eliminate all the Bundesliga-streams.net-components:

  1. Click on Menu and select Settings.
  2. In the Settings, scroll down and click Advanced.
  3. Scroll down and locate Reset and clean up section.
  4. Now click Restore settings to their original defaults.
  5. Confirm with Reset settings to complete Bundesliga-streams.net removal.Reset Chrome 2

Erase Bundesliga-streams.net from Safari

Remove unwanted extensions from Safari:

  1. Click Safari > Preferences…
  2. In the new window, pick Extensions.
  3. Select the unwanted extension related to Bundesliga-streams.net and select Uninstall.Remove extensions from Safari

Clear cookies and other website data from Safari:

  1. Click Safari > Clear History…
  2. From the drop-down menu under Clear, pick all history.
  3. Confirm with Clear History.Clear cookies and website data from Safari

Reset Safari if the above-mentioned steps did not help you:

  1. Click Safari > Preferences…
  2. Go to Advanced tab.
  3. Tick the Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  4. From the menu bar, click Develop, and then select Empty Caches.Reset Safari

Access your website securely from any location

When you work on the domain, site, blog, or different project that requires constant management, content creation, or coding, you may need to connect to the server and content management service more often. It is a hassle when your website is protected from suspicious connections and unauthorized IP addresses.

The best solution for creating a tighter network could be a dedicated/fixed IP address. If you make your IP address static and set to your device, you can connect to the CMS from any location and do not create any additional issues for server or network manager that need to monitor connections and activities. This is how you bypass some of the authentications factors and can remotely use your banking accounts without triggering suspicious with each login. 

VPN software providers like Private Internet Access can help you with such settings and offer the option to control the online reputation and manage projects easily from any part of the world. It is better to clock the access to your website from different IP addresses. So you can keep the project safe and secure when you have the dedicated IP address VPN and protected access to the content management system.

Backup files for the later use, in case of the malware attack

Computer users can suffer from data losses due to cyber infections or their own faulty doings. Ransomware can encrypt and hold files hostage, while unforeseen power cuts might cause a loss of important documents. If you have proper up-to-date backups, you can easily recover after such an incident and get back to work. It is also equally important to update backups on a regular basis so that the newest information remains intact – you can set this process to be performed automatically.

When you have the previous version of every important document or project you can avoid frustration and breakdowns. It comes in handy when malware strikes out of nowhere. Use Data Recovery Pro for the data restoration process.

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