'Appleconnect.safellk.com' Pop-Up Scam Description
The 'Appleconnect.safellk.com' pop-up scam is a deceptive website that tries to trick Apple users into downloading Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) on their devices. Like most tactics of this type, the 'Appleconnect.safellk.com' pop-up scam also claims to have found malware and viruses on the device of anyone who lands on the site. In particular, it claims that three viruses present on the device that has already caused significant damage to the battery. The site tries to further scare the visitor by claiming that the malware threat will cause even more damage if not removed. It then tries to peddle an application called 'Adblocker - Ultimate Privacy' that will be delivered when the targeted user taps or clicks on the 'Download and Install.'
This is far from the only application being promoted through the 'Appleconnect.safellk.com' pop-up scam, though. Visitors also could be presented with a version that relies on curiosity instead of fear. It displays a message stating that an unspecified video will become available only in safe mode. Users are then encouraged to download an application called 'Chamy VPN.' The 'Appleconnect.safellk.com' pop-up scam could have even more dubious applications as part of its activities, and the user's geolocation might be the determining factor for which ones are being shown.
Anyone who is experiencing a suspicious amount of redirects to 'Appleconnect.safellk.com' should consider the possibility of adware being present on their devices. In that case, it is recommended to conduct a scan with a reputable anti-malware solution.