YouPorn - How To Remove?


YouPorn is a browser hijacker that redirects users to sites than its creators are trying to promote. It gets inside the system unnoticeably for its victims – in most cases it is done through the help of rootkit. Additionally, malware starts playing havoc on the infected system what clearly shows a computer that is infected. The reason your browser is redirected to that website is that malware makers either try to get money by faking visitors for the owner of the site, or they are trying to convince you to purchase something. The hijackers tried to earn affiliate commissions from youporn since 2011, though there are far less cases nowadays.

There are 2 main reasons for being hijacked to porn sites like Youporn.

The first one is to scare you into buying antivirus software the hijackers recommend you. They open shady sites and then tell you that you get fined if you don’t buy their rogue antivirus. This is done by either ransomwares or rogue antivirus

The other reason is to earn commissions from sites itself. For example, you can be offered to purchase malicious products, spend some money to get a VIP status or even register an account. I would not recommend using any service that is promoted with the help of hijackers like Youporn. In all of these cases you can not only lose your money but you can also share your personal information with scammers. As you can see, dealing with this browser hijacker is dangerous, so remove YouPorn from your computer without any delay.

This browser hijacker creates an extremely high-risk situation as it is mainly focused on adult-oriented content and tries to lure the appropriate audience. However, the site does not ask for any verification of the users’ age that is why it is possible that by unexpectedly popping up, it might be introduced to minors. Do not interact with the material, presented by YouPorn as it might be malware-laden, lead to unknown and potentially dangerous domains. Streaming centers that are focused on pornographic imagery are one of the main environments where malicious codes come to thrive. Bizarre looking pop-ups and similar elements are all possible of being malevolent and unreliable.

You might also be automatically redirected to this domain or it can also open up as a pop-up during your visitation to other websites. Some domains feature advertisements that promote facilities that are not adequate or appropriate for random viewing. YouPorn is one of those sites that could be brought to you not only as your homepage, but also be formed as a pop-up.

Distribution Methods of YouPorn

YouPorn is brought to you because you are infected with a browser hijacker that has changed the destination links of your browsers’ shortcuts. Primarily for this reason, this provocative website can be brought to you as if it its the page you have selected. You might feel uncomfortable opening your browser and being constantly presented with an adult-oriented website. Your friends are family, if they use the same device, might be shocked to see this sort of material. If you are feeling like you are fed up with this domain and its inconvenient presence, please run a full security scan with programs like Reimage, Spyhunter or Malwarebytes. This should fix this problem. Furthermore, please stop visiting domains that might sponsor this domain and present it to you in a form of a pop-up or banner.

To get rid of Youporn browser hijacker, scan your PC with anti-malware programs. In some cases you will have to scan it with TDSS Killer as well to remove infections embedded deeply in your OS. Typically, a decent antivirus prevents such infections like YouPorn hijack from being installed on a PC.

NOTE: The is legitimate adult website on itself. We have problems with malware promoting it in the past though.

Automatic YouPorn removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove YouPorn, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on


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I have been working with project for a while now and I would like to think that our research team has managed to raise awareness about cyber security. I study the newest infections, help out with manual instructions and answer questions that our users might have.

September 28, 2011 13:03, October 11, 2016 01:59

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