Scam Site - How to remove is a fake ebook download site that can expose you to scams and malware. If you find yourself on, it’s best to close the page.

Although looks like it has a selection of ebooks, it only shows covers and descriptions; it doesn’t actually carry the books. It promises a free book in order to convince you to reveal your personal information or download suspicious software. in short:

Threat type Adware,


How spreads It’s promoted by other fake ebook sites,

it appears in web search results.

Danger posed by the scam Wasted time,

lost money,

unwanted software installed.

How to avoid being scammed by Block malicious websites,

use legal sites to get books,

use anti-malware apps (Combo Cleaner for Mac, Spyhunter for PC, others) to remove unwanted programs,

cancel unwanted subscriptions.

How does spread?

Besides a couple of negative reviews on Trustpilot, there’s no discussion online about It’s as if nobody talks about this website. And yet, the site is estimated to get almost 2 mission visits per month (mostly from the United States, India, and Spain).

Most likely, this is because is not a real ebook pirating site. It’s more like an advertising hub for useless apps, VPNs, and scammy subscription services.

If you visit directly, it looks as if it has a library of books. However, trying to read any of them leads to other deceptive websites.

However, most people probably visit after being redirected from other fake ebook sites, such as and Like, these sites also have libraries of ebooks that they pretend to let you download. Below are a couple of pages that open

Ads that lead to - fake download links.

These pages lead to a site which asks you to type in your email and password (and if you typed in your email’s password by mistake, change is ASAP). Here, says that, in order to read the online book, you need to sign in. It also implies that this service is free to use.

What websites opens next changes depending on your location and the websites that you visited earlier.

In one case, lead to which opened – not entirely a scam site, but one that makes it way too easy to lose your money without meaning to.

Another time, it opened – a site that collects your personal details, including your payment info, and signs you up for a subscription that costs tens of dollars per month. These sites might also ask you to download software to use them. leads to a subscription signup.

How to avoid scams

Avoid malicious websites

Pirating is risky, and I’m not talking about it being illegal (which it often is). Scammers promise free games and movies, only to deliver malware and lead people to malicious scam sites. In fact, sites like are called pirating spam sites (The Problem with Ebook Piracy Spam).

To avoid and other fake sites, try to use legal websites to get your books (How to Get Free (or Cheap) New Ebooks).

Also, remember that you can use anti-malware tools and ad blockers to block malicious websites. Good ad blockers let you choose what kinds of websites and ads you want to block.

Stop scam subscriptions and remove malware

Looking at reminded me just how many dubious and scam-like media subscription websites exist out there. If led you to a site where you filled out a form with your personal details, especially your credit card info, then check your email for subscription notices and your bank account for unknown payments. Make sure to cancel any unwanted subscriptions.

And if sites adjacent to it had you install some software, it’s best to remove it. You can use anti-malware apps like Combo Cleaner for macOS, Spyhunter for Windows, etc.

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Uninstall unwanted software

How to remove Scam Site using Windows Control Panel

Many hijackers and adware like Scam Site install some of their components as regular Windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from the Control Panel. To access it, do the following.
  • Start→Control Panel (older Windows) or press Windows Key→Search and enter Control Panel and then press Enter (Windows 8, Windows 10). Open Control Panel by searching for it in the Start menu.
  • Choose Uninstall Program (if you don't see it, click in the upper right next to "View by" and select Category). In Control Panel, select Uninstall a program.
  • Go through the list of programs and select entries related to Scam Site . You can click on "Name" or "Installed On" to reorder your programs and make Scam Site easier to find. Find the program that you need to uninstall.
  • Click the Uninstall button. If you're asked if you really want to remove the program, click Yes. Click the Uninstall button after selecting the program to uninstall. Then click Yes.
  • In many cases anti-malware programs are better at detecting related parasites, thus I recommend installing Spyhunter to identify other programs that might be a part of this infection. Spyhunter marking a program and its components as low-threat malware.

How to remove Scam Site from macOS

Delete Scam Site from your applications.
  1. Open Finder.
  2. In the menu bar, click Go.
  3. Select Applications from the dropdown.
  4. Find the Scam Site app.
  5. Select it and right-click it (or hold the Ctrl and click the left mouse button).
  6. In the dropdown, click Move to Bin/Trash. You might be asked to provide your login password.
Open Applications and delete unwanted apps.

(Optional) Delete related settings

Some malicious apps make themselves difficult to delete by changing various settings and leaving behind malicious files. Remove settings related to Scam Site.
  • Click the Apple logo in the menu bar. Open System Preferences.
  • Some malicious applications set profiles to enforce unwanted settings. Remove unwanted configuration profiles.
    1. In System Preferences, click the Profiles icon. This icon is only visible if there are profiles on your Mac.
    2. Select unwanted profiles and remove them by pressing the minus '-'  button at the bottom.
  • Some adware applications set SOCKS proxy to manipulate your internet traffic. Remove unwanted proxies:
    1. In System Preferences, click Network, Advanced, Proxies.
    2. If a proxy is set without your permission, uncheck it and click OK.
Network settings -> Proxies.

(Optional) Delete malicious files

Some malicious apps leave behind dangerous files in your Library folders. Delete files related to Scam Site.
  1. Open Finder.
  2. In the menu bar, click Go -> Computer.
  3. In the search box, type in Scam Site and variations of it.
  4. Delete the files that are found and that seem to be related to Scam Site.
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