Remove Loompasplace Pop-up “Virus”

Loompasplace Pop-up"Virus" removal guide for iPhone

The Loompasplace “Virus” will try to trick you by displaying Pop-up ads, in order to scam you.

It can be really annoying to have your iPhone or iPad’s screen covered in all kinds of nagging ads and although Apple devices experience such issues relatively rarely compared to Microsoft and Android products, it is still possible to get some kind of unpleasant software piece that floods your display with different unpleasant banners, pop-ups and even browser page-redirects while you are browsing. In some more extreme cases, your browser’s starting page or search engine might get replaced or altered in one way or another. Usually, the main cause behind such irritating irregularities are apps and other software components that fall under the category of the so-called browser hijackers. A browser hijacker (Bing Redirect or Searchbaron) is any form of software that can infiltrate your browser and mess with your internet settings for the purpose of then flooding you with different ads, banners, pop-ups, page-redirects and other similar types of online advertising materials. Naturally, the developers of such hijackers earn significant amounts of money through their products’ aggressive advertising campaigns. Of course, all of this happens at the expense of the end-user’s patience and nerves. After all, nobody enjoys having their screen littered with all sorts of intrusive and obstructive advertising materials. One thing to note here is that a hijacker might also show you potentially misleading web requests which might trick you into downloading and installing even more unnecessary and unwanted software on your device.

What is the Loompasplace Pop-up exactly?

The Loompasplace “Virus” is one of the more recent examples of a browser hijacker app for iPhone and iPad devices. Unlike nasty malware threats like Ransomware, Trojan Horses and Spyware, this irritating piece of software doesn’t actually infect your device. Instead, it tricks the users into willingly downloading it onto their devices by promoting itself as some kind of useful and helpful tool. In most cases, hijackers claim that they can make your online experience safer or provide you with some useful function. In other cases, they might get promoted as optimization software that can make your device operate faster and smoother. Of course, in most cases, this is all a ruse and you shouldn’t trust any software that claims it can do any of the aforementioned things because Apple devices do not really need any type of optimization or security software, especially if it is coming from some unknown and obscure developer that you have never even heard about.

Loompasplace Pop up Removal

Search Marquis is a high-profile hijacker – you might want to see if you’re not infected with it as well.

You can find the removal guide here.

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Brandon Skies

Brandon is a researcher and content creator in the fields of cyber-security and virtual privacy. Years of experience enable him to provide readers with important information and adequate solutions for the latest software and malware problems.

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