What is url:mal :- Url:Mal is a specific Avast detection, indicating that the website you are trying to visit is not safe. Whenever you see a notification on avast with label URL:MAL it mean’s you are trying to visit a malicious website, or you are getting redirected to any malicious site. These malicious site’s contain’s hidden script’s, fishing pages, viruses and much more. Url:Mal notification also come’s when you have malware’s or adware’s running in your computer background. If you are getting Url:Mal notification in your computer, you can read this article about how to remove Url:Mal from your pc.
In some cases Url:Mal alreat’s apears again and again whenever you open your browser, Possibly because it’s trying to trigger any potentially unwanted program or adware. Avast antivirus is detecting the thread but not able to get ride of it. Awast does not has any in built feature against PUP’s (Potentially unwanted program’s). If you want to remove those unwanted program’s you can use some free tools such as Malwarebytes or Adwcleaner. you can keep Malwarebytes Anti-Malware in your computer along with avast to keep your computer safe from any malware.
However if you are trying to open any website and getting url:mal notification again and again, I suggest you not to visit that particular website. It is highly possible that this website contain’s any malicious script which awast antivirus is detecting and trying to notify you about it. If you just installed any add-on or extension in your browser, i suggest you to remove it right now. you can read my another article how to remove web companion which is a unwanted program as well.
I hope that after reading this article you are well about what is url:mal now. if you want to remove this notification, you can read the article given in the link above.