Easy guide to delete Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam
Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam is a spam email and a part of scam campaign – a large scale operation during which thousands of spam emails are designed and delivered. The email claims to provide the recipients double their Ethereum cryptocurrency investments. Users must know that this email is a scam, designed for the purpose to deceive people into transfer their sums.
The “Double Your ETHEREUM Email” opens up a deceptive website on which the recipients are asked to invest their ETH or Ethereum cryptocurrency to get the doubled of the money investments. The smallest investment is of 0.5 ETH and the largest is 100 ETH. On the current exchange rate, these are ranges in between 800 USD and 177 thousand USD (However, the rate may fluctuate in future). The scam provides short description on how to participate on the giveway.
Here is the full text presented on Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam page:
Subject: ********: DoubleBTC.WIN – Double your ETHEREUM in 24 hours
Dit is een aanvraag via ******** van:
DoubleBTC.WIN – Double your ETHEREUM in 24 hours –
Double your ETHEREUM in 24 hours equals to 100% profit a day that equals to 36,500% annual interest.
Click to : hxxps://ether2x.net
Full text presented in the scam site (ether2x[.]net) provided on the Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam page:
Ethereum (ETH) Giveaway, Join Now To Get 2x (Double) Bonus
To verify your Ethereum address, just send from 0.5 to 100 ETH to the generated address below and get from 1 to 200 ETH sent back to the address you sent ETH from or the one you specified below, you will get double of what you send to the giveaway address.
In this event, participant will get 2x(double) of whatever they send to the giveaway address instantly which can be traded on any exchange
How To Participate:
Step1: Make sure you have at least 0.5 ETH or above in your wallet.
Step2: Enter the amount you wish to invest below.
Step3: Enter the ETH address you want to receive the bonus with
Step4: Click the “Proceed” button to generate the payment address.
Step5: Send the amount you entered to the generated address.
Step6: Wait for at least 4 – 8 minutes.
The 2x bonus will be sent to the address you entered or the one you sent the ETH from.
Address: Enter your ETH address
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Sometimes transactions are not sent properly. Try sending it again. Remember, every transaction we receive gets their ETH back + giveaway prize.
As said earlier in the introduction, “Double Your ETHEREUM Email” is a scam. The claims made by it on the promoted website are false. You require not trusting the scheme – as this will only cause financial loss. In addition to this, the scam email could be designed to distribute Trojans, ransomware and other malware as well. We have many examples of spam emails that are designed for the purpose to inject malicious infectious. Some of them are Password is about to expire today email scam, Cardano giveaway scam and Fund Release email scam. Due to such a prevalent scam letters they are, it is strongly recommended stay cautious with such emails.
How do spam emails cause system infections?
How to prevent malware intrusion?
Suspect and irrelevant emails should never be opened, especially the presented attachments or website links in them. Additionally, it is required to use Microsoft Office version released after 2010. Aside spam email campaigns, malware distribution can be caused through untrustworthy downloading channels (such as unofficial and free file hosting sites, p2p networks and other third-party downloaders/ installers), illegal activation tools and fake software updates.
Thus, it is required to activate/update software using the tools/ functions from genuine developers. To ensure the device and user safety, it is paramount to have a dependable anti-virus/ anti-spyware suite installed and kept updated. This software should always be used for regular system scans and to remove detected/ potential threats. If you have already opened the provided attachments, you should run a full system scan using some reputable tool to remove the possibly intruded malware.
Antimalware Details And User Guide
Important Note: This malware asks you to enable the web browser notifications. So, before you go the manual removal process, execute these steps.
Google Chrome (PC)
- Go to right upper corner of the screen and click on three dots to open the Menu button
- Select “Settings”. Scroll the mouse downward to choose “Advanced” option
- Go to “Privacy and Security” section by scrolling downward and then select “Content settings” and then “Notification” option
- Find each suspicious URLs and click on three dots on the right side and choose “Block” or “Remove” option
Google Chrome (Android)
- Go to right upper corner of the screen and click on three dots to open the menu button and then click on “Settings”
- Scroll down further to click on “site settings” and then press on “notifications” option
- In the newly opened window, choose each suspicious URLs one by one
- In the permission section, select “notification” and “Off” the toggle button
- On the right corner of the screen, you will notice three dots which is the “Menu” button
- Select “Options” and choose “Privacy and Security” in the toolbar present in the left side of the screen
- Slowly scroll down and go to “Permission” section then choose “Settings” option next to “Notifications”
- In the newly opened window, select all the suspicious URLs. Click on the drop-down menu and select “Block”
- In the Internet Explorer window, select the Gear button present on the right corner
- Choose “Internet Options”
- Select “Privacy” tab and then “Settings” under the “Pop-up Blocker” section
- Select all the suspicious URLs one by one and click on the “Remove” option
- Open the Microsoft Edge and click on the three dots on the right corner of the screen to open the menu
- Scroll down and select “Settings”
- Scroll down further to choose “view advanced settings”
- In the “Website Permission” option, click on “Manage” option
- Click on switch under every suspicious URL
- On the upper right side corner, click on “Safari” and then select “Preferences”
- Go to “website” tab and then choose “Notification” section on the left pane
- Search for the suspicious URLs and choose “Deny” option for each one of them
Manual Steps to Remove Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam:
Remove the related items of Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam using Control-Panel
Windows 7 Users
Click “Start” (the windows logo at the bottom left corner of the desktop screen), select “Control Panel”. Locate the “Programs” and then followed by clicking on “Uninstall Program”
Windows XP Users
Click “Start” and then choose “Settings” and then click “Control Panel”. Search and click on “Add or Remove Program’ option
Windows 10 and 8 Users:
Go to the lower left corner of the screen and right-click. In the “Quick Access” menu, choose “Control Panel”. In the newly opened window, choose “Program and Features”
Mac OSX Users
Click on “Finder” option. Choose “Application” in the newly opened screen. In the “Application” folder, drag the app to “Trash”. Right click on the Trash icon and then click on “Empty Trash”.
In the uninstall programs window, search for the PUAs. Choose all the unwanted and suspicious entries and click on “Uninstall” or “Remove”.
After you uninstall all the potentially unwanted program causing Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam issues, scan your computer with an anti-malware tool for any remaining PUPs and PUAs or possible malware infection. To scan the PC, use the recommended the anti-malware tool.
How to Remove Adware (Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam) from Internet Browsers
Delete malicious add-ons and extensions from IE
Click on the gear icon at the top right corner of Internet Explorer. Select “Manage Add-ons”. Search for any recently installed plug-ins or add-ons and click on “Remove”.
If you still face issues related to Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam removal, you can reset the Internet Explorer to its default setting.
Windows XP users: Press on “Start” and click “Run”. In the newly opened window, type “inetcpl.cpl” and click on the “Advanced” tab and then press on “Reset”.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 Users: Press the Windows logo, type inetcpl.cpl in the start search box and press enter. In the newly opened window, click on the “Advanced Tab” followed by “Reset” button.
For Windows 8 Users: Open IE and click on the “gear” icon. Choose “Internet Options”
Select the “Advanced” tab in the newly opened window
Press on “Reset” option
You have to press on the “Reset” button again to confirm that you really want to reset the IE
Remove Doubtful and Harmful Extension from Google Chrome
Go to menu of Google Chrome by pressing on three vertical dots and select on “More tools” and then “Extensions”. You can search for all the recently installed add-ons and remove all of them.
If the problems related to Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam still persists or you face any issue in removing, then it is advised that your reset the Google Chrome browse settings. Go to three dotted points at the top right corner and choose “Settings”. Scroll down bottom and click on “Advanced”.
At the bottom, notice the “Reset” option and click on it.
In the next opened window, confirm that you want to reset the Google Chrome settings by click on the “Reset” button.
Remove Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam plugins (including all other doubtful plug-ins) from Firefox Mozilla
Open the Firefox menu and select “Add-ons”. Click “Extensions”. Select all the recently installed browser plug-ins.
If you face problems in Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam removal then you have the option to rese the settings of Mozilla Firefox.
Open the browser (Mozilla Firefox) and click on the “menu” and then click on “Help”.
Choose “Troubleshooting Information”
In the newly opened pop-up window, click “Refresh Firefox” button
The next step is to confirm that really want to reset the Mozilla Firefox settings to its default by clicking on “Refresh Firefox” button.
Remove Malicious Extension from Safari
Open the Safari and go to its “Menu” and select “Preferences”.
Click on the “Extension” and select all the recently installed “Extensions” and then click on “Uninstall”.
Open the “Safari” and go menu. In the drop-down menu, choose “Clear History and Website Data”.
In the newly opened window, select “All History” and then press on “Clear History” option.
Delete Double Your ETHEREUM Email Scam (malicious add-ons) from Microsoft Edge
Open Microsoft Edge and go to three horizontal dot icons at the top right corner of the browser. Select all the recently installed extensions and right click on the mouse to “uninstall”
Open the browser (Microsoft Edge) and select “Settings”
Next steps is to click on “Choose what to clear” button
Click on “show more” and then select everything and then press on “Clear” button.
In most cases, the PUPs and adware gets inside the marked PC through unsafe freeware downloads. It is advised that you should only choose developers website only while downloading any kind of free applications. Choose custom or advanced installation process so that you can trace the additional PUPs listed for installation along with the main program.