'855-486-0354' Pop-Ups

'855-486-0354' Pop-Ups Description

The '855-486-0354' pop-ups are associated with a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that may cause Web browser redirects. The '855-486-0354' pop-ups also may be associated with websites that have poorly regulated advertisement content. If the '855-486-0354' pop-ups appear on the computer user's Web browser regardless of the website being viewed, then this may indicate the presence of a PUP on the affected computer. The '855-486-0354' pop-ups that only appear on specific websites may indicate a problem with those websites' advertising content. Computer users using Windows computers have complained that the '855-486-0354' pop-ups may cause their computers to become stuck and may not allow them to close their Web browser. The '855-486-0354' pop-ups, in particular, have been reported by computer users using the Internet Explorer or Edge on their computers.

The '855-486-0354' Pop-Ups and Their Misleading Messages

PUPs associated with the '855-486-0354' pop-ups may change the affected computer's homepage so that the '855-486-0354' pop-ups website appears instead of Google or the computer user's homepage. The website associated with the '855-486-0354' pop-ups may cause this content to appear on the user's computer, claiming that it is infected with a virus, and the computer user needs to call a technical support number. Computer users affected by the '855-486-0354' pop-ups may not access their Desktop, close their Web browser, or clear the '855-486-0354' pop-ups message.

Computer users are strongly advised against calling the telephone number provided by the '855-486-0354' pop-ups. This is a well-known tactic that may preys on inexperienced computer users by tricking them into paying large amounts of money for a fake technical support service. The website that has been associated with the '855-486-0354' pop-ups is Axalisaiti.com. These types of websites may change frequently, always to stay ahead of PC security researchers, who may block or blacklist them on security software.

The Well-Known Tactic Used by the '855-486-0354' Pop-Ups

Fake technical support services are a common online tactic. The main part of this tactic involves scaring inexperienced computer users by using complicated language and technical jargon to make it seems as if the user's computer is in trouble. These pop-up messages may be accompanied by other symptoms (such as freezing the user's computer) to reinforce the idea that the user's computer is infected by a threat. In fact, PUPs associated with the '855-486-0354' pop-ups are not considered as threats and are relatively uncomplicated to remove with the help of a reliable security program that is fully up-to-date. The full text of the '855-486-0354' pop-ups reads as follows:

SECURITY ALERT.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY OF INTRUSIONS DETECTED, WHICH IS TRYING TO REDIRECT YOU TO A VIRUS ATTACK SITE.

THIS MAY HAPPEN DUE TO NOT HAVING OBSOLETE VIRUS PROTECTED SHIELD.

TO COMPLETE DIAGNOSE AND FIX, PLEASE CALL WINDOWS SUPPORT HELPLINE AT 1-855-486-0354 IMMEDIATELY.
KINDLY ENSURE YOU DO NOT RESTART YOUR COMPUTER TO PREVENT DATA LOSS.

HAVING SUCH KIND OF WARNINGS REPEATEDLY MAY COMPROMISE YOUR CREDIT-DEBIT CARD OR ONLINE BANKING INFORMATIONS.

GET ALL FIXED RIGHT NOW BY CALLING CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN AT 1-855-486-0354.

WE AIM TO HAVE YOU SAFE INTERNET BROWSING

Note the numerous grammar and spelling mistakes in the above message, which is clearly not linked to any reputable security firm. Real technical support services will not advertise their services this way. When computer users call the phone number included in the '855-486-0354' pop-ups, the answering person may try to convince them to pay a large amount of money (usually hundreds of dollars) for a fake technical support service. The con artists may try to convince computer users to allow them to access the infected computer using a remote desktop application. This should be prevented from happening. If they connect to the user's computer, they may collect information, install threats, and attempt to spread the '855-486-0354' pop-ups tactic to the computer user's online contacts.