'Attention! Your PC is Infected' Fake Pop-up Message

'Attention! Your PC is Infected' Fake Pop-up Message Description

Most rogue security programs use fake alert messages in order to convince their victims to download and install these dangerous malware threats. The 'Attention! Your PC is Infected. You can loose all your Secure data from bank details to e-mail or social network password' fake pop-up message is simply one of a large number of different possible fake pop-up messages associated with rogue security software and scareware. The 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up message in particular is linked to AV Secure 2012, one of the many variants of the FakeScanti Trojan. Astute computer users will immediately notice that the wording on the 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up message does not sound entirely natural. This is because the 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up message is of Russian origin and it is clear that the criminals behind this malware threat are not entirely fluent in English.
 

Possible Causes of the 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up message

ESG security researchers strongly recommend against downloading AV Secure 2012 or doing anything that the 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up message suggests. It is important to understand that the 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up is caused by a Trojan infection which should be removed at once. Allowing 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up message to download and install AV Secure 2012 will simply aggravate a problem that is already present on your computer system. Since the 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up is caused by a Trojan, harmful changes will have been made to your Windows Registry and system settings. These changes allow the Trojan behind the 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up message to start up automatically when Windows is launched. Variants of the 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up message may also appear while browsing the Internet, particularly as pop-up windows while visiting unsafe websites. In these cases, it is important to shut down your Internet browser from the Task Manager and to scan your computer system for possible malware infections. As most malware analysts will tell you, malware seldom attacks alone. The appearance of the 'Attention! Your PC is Infected' fake pop-up message on your computer will usually mean that various malware threats have entered your computer system.

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