Do you know what Api.paltip.com is?
Api.paltip.com is an advertising server that is not dangerous on its own. The Paltip platform itself is legitimate and it is not related to computer security threats. Nevertheless, third parties may exploit Api.paltip.com to display commercial pop-up ads to distribute their potentially unwanted (and malicious!) browser plug-ins. If you are being shown pop-ups via Api.paltip.com, it is very likely that you have such adware applications as Site Finder installed on your computer. To get rid of Api.paltip.com ads, you need to either close the website you are currently on or delete adware from your system.
Such servers as Api.paltip.com are used to host scripts, commercial ads and links; because they help the third party freeware creators make money. Paltip creates instant links for a particular product that can be shared on social networking websites. The problem is that Api.paltip.com may promote products that are not too reliable, because the server obviously does not review what kind of content it displays/promotes.Api.paltip.com screenshot
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When Api.paltip.com is exploited by a malevolent third party, the link generated by the platform is modified in order for the user to get redirected via Paltip server. By redirecting the traffic through Api.paltip.com, adware creators make money. Users often complain that they get redirected to unfamiliar websites, or their browsing sessions get hijacked without prior notice.
Api.paltip.com may also be exploited via Paltip browser plug-ins that utilize Crossrider engine. Take note, that the same engine is used by Lyrics family adware, so even if Api.paltip.com is not a dangerous computer infection or a security risk, it still can be branded as adware, and it means that you should stay away from it. The plug-in in question works only on Google Chrome web browser and it is not directly responsible for the redirections.
The main security issue related to Api.paltip.com is the fact that such redirections and constant exposures to third party content may lead to serious computer security issues. You could get involved in online marketing surveys, end up paying for a service you do not need or even worse – get infected with malware. Thus, if you do not have any freeware or adware installed on your computer, make sure you no longer visit the page which exposed you to Api.paltip.com!
Also, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to see what programs you should terminate and what applications might be related to Api.paltip.com redirections and pop-ups. Remove Api.paltip.com by terminating the programs responsible for it and then safeguard your system from similar security threats.
Uninstall adware programs
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
- Select Settings on Charm bar and click Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove adware applications.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Click Start menu button and go to Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove adware applications.
- Open Start menu and click Settings.
- Open Control Panel and access Add or remove programs.
- Uninstall adware application.
You may also need to reset your browser settings to default, but that should not be necessary if you terminate all the adware files from your computer with a licensed antimalware tool.
In non-techie terms:
Api.paltip.com is web domain that is used by corrupted people to make money. It interferes into your web browsing process and may expose you to dangerous cyber threats. To get rid of Api.paltip.com, terminate any adware application that could be using it and scan your PC with an antispyware tool.