What is

According to malware analysts, is a fake security alert to which you can be redirected to while you browse the web. As you can see, it is a website, so it relies on other sites to feature its link and malicious software that opens it randomly while you browse the web. You should remove this malware from your PC because it is a scam site that says that your PC is at risk and offers you to call its promoted fake tech support phone number. The techies on the other end of the line will not help you but may try to sell you their services or offer you to buy useless software that will allegedly fix the security threat.testtest

Where does come from?

As per usual with malware such as this one, its developers are unknown. Nevertheless, it is clear that this fake alert scam was set up by cyber criminals. Malware such as is becoming increasingly popular because, apparently, unwary users still fall for scams such as this. Our cyber security experts are familiar with scams like this one because they have tested and analyzed Windows Support. Call TollFree: +1 -855-441-4421, Error Code 154-247-087 Pop-up, Fake Norton Security Scan Tech Support Scam, Error Code 154-247-087 Pop-up, and many others.

As mentioned in the introduction, you can encounter in two ways. Our cyber security experts have found that various shady websites randomly redirect users to it. They have also found that its developers can bundle it with an application or browser extension that injects this fake alert and loads it at random. Thus, this malicious alert will nag you constantly and demand that you dial its promoted fake tech support phone number.

How does work?

Malicious software or an infected website shows this fake alert after redirecting to{.}html. Some anti-malware applications detect this site as malicious and advise users not to visit it. However, if you decide to enter this site, you will be greeted with a pop-up asking you to “Confirm Navigation” because the site’s security certificate is not trusted. You can select “Leave Page” or “Stay On Page.” Behind the pop-up, however, you can see a window in a red background. This window features irrelevant text but, interestingly, it features the fake tech support phone number which is 1-866-314-4893.

You can close the window, but if you click “Leave Page,” “Stay On Page,” “Leave Now,” “Contact Help Desk”, then it will show you a different error screen that looks like a Blue Screen of Death window. This window wants you to believe that your computer was infected with malware. Again, this window promotes the 1-866-314-4893 tech support number. You can close this window by pressing the Esc key on your keyboard. We want to warn you that 1-866-314-4893 is not a real tech support number. The people on the other end of the line are scammers and will try to extract money from you, so do not dial the number.

How do I remove

That is all of the information we currently have about this malware. As you can see is rather intrusive, but it will not put your computer at risk directly. Only if you dial the fake tech support number and purchase the software promoted by those people your PC can become infected with malware. Therefore, we recommend that you remove this malware by resetting your browser’s settings to default. We also recommend that you scan your PC with an anti-malware application.

How to reset your browser’s settings

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Simultaneously press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  3. Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  4. Mark Delete personal settings.
  5. Click Reset and then click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Simultaneously press Alt+H.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox.
  5. In the dialog box, click Refresh Firefox again.
  6. Click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Simultaneously press Alt+F and open Settings.
  3. Select Show advanced settings and click Reset settings.
  4. Click Reset.
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