Soap2Day is a notorious website, known for offering free, illegal access to movies and TV shows. Despite not being a virus itself, it poses significant risks to users’ cybersecurity. The site is known to push Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) to its users, leading to serious harm to their computers. Released in 2018, Soap2Day operates as a media streaming platform, allowing users to stream content for free. This activity, however, is illegal and the site is known to inject its content with malicious advertisements. These advertisements redirect users to dubious pages that aim to infect their systems with viruses, browser hijackers, and adware.
The Soap2Day platform is linked to various cases of virus infections. Users who choose to watch movies on this site expose themselves to a myriad of cyber threats. The most recent adware scheme from Soap2Day involves the distribution of unwanted tools – a browser hijacker that has been discussed extensively on Soap2Day Reddit. This PUP modifies browser settings and redirects users to a fake search engine every time they open their browsers, often without the user realizing it.Continue reading →