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aerostuff.ru
(malicious or unwanted software website)

aerostuff.ru website WHOIS information

WHOIS information is not available for the aerostuff.ru website.

What type of content is presented on aerostuff.ru?^

aerostuff.ru belongs to the category of websites that contain malicious or unwanted software.

The types of the content of the aerostuff.ru website can be the following:

  • Potentially unwanted software: Websites that contain potentially unwanted software (for example, desktopsmiley.com, newwebsearch.com). The potentially unwanted software is software that is useless or, even, dangerous. Many of such websites exploit vulnerabilities in your browser's security to install malicious software without the user's consent or knowledge. That is why, you should be extremely careful with this kind of websites, or, best of all, avoid visiting them.
  • Malware: Malware distribution websites may be used by various trojan downloaders as a download source. Usually, such websites don't even have a domain name and are represented by the IP address only.
  • Warez or cracks: Warez or crack sites can be considered as potentially malicious. Such sites can spread trojans and malware downloaders in the guise of key generators for or cracks of popular software. These websites are not harmful by themselves, but you cannot be sure that the downloaded software isn't infected by any virus (known or unknown).

Is aerostuff.ru associated with malware?^

According to the type of its content, the aerostuff.ru website may be associated with various kinds of malware. You have to run Exterminate It! malware scanner to make sure that your computer is not infected by any of them.

Here is a list of the known malware, associated with the aerostuff.ru website:

How did you get to the aerostuff.ru website?^

You may find yourself on the aerostuff.ru website by clicking an advertisement banner or link on some other website. The source website may be legitimate or created specifically for redirecting traffic to the aerostuff.ru website.

You may also find yourself on the aerostuff.ru website by clicking a link in the search results, produced by one of the legitimate search engines. aerostuff.ru may appear in the legitimate search results list due to the use of SEO techniques.

How to block aerostuff.ru website?^

You can manually prevent your web browser from visiting the aerostuff.ru website. You just have to modify the Windows HOSTS file.

The Windows HOSTS file is a standard text file with a list of web addresses that is used by the computer to find out where to look for a certain website.

If you browsing to the aerostuff.ru it will be checked in the HOSTS file first. If the aerostuff.ru web address is found there, the web browser opens aerostuff.ru from the IP address indicated in the HOSTS file.

127.0.0.1 is your local IP address. Therefore, to block aerostuff.ru you need to enter the line 127.0.0.1   aerostuff.ru in the HOSTS file. This way, if you will visit aerostuff.ru or will be redirected to the aerostuff.ru, your local IP address will be used.

To block the aerostuff.ru website, perform the following steps:

  • Locate the HOSTS file in your Windows\system32\drivers\etc folder.
  • Open it with Notepad (or any other text editor).
  • Enter a record that consists of the IP address and web address separated by a blank space.

This should be 127.0.0.1   aerostuff.ru

Now, if your browser will try to open the aerostuff.ru website, you will see one of the following:

  • a blank page;
  • your local default web page;
  • "Unable to connect" error page in the FireFox web browser;
  • "The page cannot be displayed" error page in the Internet Explorer web browser.

Actual result depends on your system configuration, web browser and installed software, but aerostuff.ru website will be blocked in any case.