The A2ztech.us domain has been associated with a fake message that is part of a well-known hoax. The A2ztech.us message is designed to try to convince computer users call a certain number for supposed technical support. In fact, the person on the other end of the line will try to convince you to disclose your financial information as well as install Potentially Unwanted Programs) or even threats such as a RAT (Remote Access Trojan) on the affected computer. Computer users should ignore the A2ztech.us and avoid calling the phone number in the A2ztech.us message. The people responsible for the A2ztech.us message will also not have any qualms about infecting your computer with other problems and do not provide any type of helpful suggestions or solutions.
What is the Meaning of the A2ztech.us Pop-Up Message
If you wish to stop the A2ztech.us message from appearing, one of the worst things you can do is call the phone number listed in the A2ztech.us message. Rather, you need to understand what is causing the A2ztech.us message to appear. There are two reasons why the A2ztech.us may appear on your computer:
- The A2ztech.us message may be caused by a PUP or threat infection already installed on your computer. If the A2ztech.us message appears whenever you visit any website, launch your Web browser, or if the A2ztech.us message prevents you from launching your Web browser at all; then this is a definite sign that unwanted content has entered your computer. This is the most likely option in most cases.
- PC security analysts have received some reports of the A2ztech.us pop-up message appearing only when visiting a specific website. In these cases, the problem is on that particular website, which may have been hacked in order to display threatening or suspicious content to its visitors.
PUPs associated with A2ztech.us may be installed after downloading free software from the Internet that has been bundled with a PUP. PUPs associated with A2ztech.us may affect most popular Web browsers, including Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Computer users may not realize that the problem is present on their computer until the A2ztech.us pop-up starts preventing them from accessing their Web browser or using the computer as normal.
Reasons Why PUPs Linked to A2ztech.us may be Considered as Potentially Harmful
The A2ztech.us has been associated with a variety of other symptoms on affected computers. The appearance of multiple other pop-up messages, unwanted banner advertisements, in-text links and many other types of issues on affected Web browsers are common. A2ztech.us also may be linked to Web browser redirects and unwanted changes to your Web browser settings. Even though the A2ztech.us pop-up and its associated PUPs are not threatening, they may be associated with threats. Threatening software may install PUPs associated with A2ztech.us on an affected computer. It is also common for threats to infect a computer as a result of the various uncontrolled pop-up messages and redirects that may be associated with PUPs such as those linked with A2ztech.us.
How the A2ztech.us may Affect Your Computer
Web browsers may be blocked by A2ztech.us completely. When attempting to load their Web browsers, a pop-up windows from the A2ztech.us domain appears. The full text of the A2ztech.us pop-up is the following:
Your email account has been temporary suspended due to suspicious activity. This may be due to infections on your computer.
Please call 0800-610-1013 for immediate support!
PUPs associated with A2ztech.us also may block options for restoring or resetting affected Web browsers and are clearly designed to prey on inexperienced computer users who may fall into these types of deceiving tactics.