Threat Database Adware 'Error #365838f52de30' Pop-Ups

'Error #365838f52de30' Pop-Ups

By GoldSparrow in Adware

The 'Error #365838f52de30' pop-ups are not to be trusted because they are hosted on untrusted sites and offer misleading information. The content associated with the 'Error #365838f52de30' pop-ups is created by designers who aim to fool users into thinking that their OS is compromised and data is being collected. We have received reports that users are presented with pop-ups that cannot be closed and their browser is unresponsive. The 'Error #365838f52de30' alerts are offered on a blue background that is a screenshot of the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error report in Windows. The 'Error #365838f52de30' notifications are known to come with the following text:

Error #365838f52de30
Please call us immediately at 1-855-999-9246
Do not ignore this critical alert.
If you close this page, your computer access will be disabled to prevent further damage to our network. Your computer has alerted us that it has been infected with a virus and spyware.
The following information is being stolen...
Facebook Login
Credit Card Details
Email Account Login
Photos stored on this computer
You must contact us immediately so that our engineers can walk you through the
removal process over the phone. Please call us within the next 5 minutes to
prevent your computer from being disabled.
Toll Free: 1-855-999-9246'

Security experts remind users to stay vigilant and pay attention to key elements like connection encryption, logos, and the style of the alert shown on your screen. Real BSOD reports are not presented to the user via the browser and are displayed in full-screen mode only. Moreover, you will have a hard time accessing the desktop if you experience a BSOD. As stated above, the 'Error #365838f52de30' pop-up windows provide phishing content, and you need to avoid calls to toll-free phone lines shown on the pop-ups. Con artists operate the phone lines listed on the 'Error #365838f52de30' pop-ups. Their goal is to convince the users that their data is in danger and they can secure the PC by allowing a technician to connect it remotely. That way the fake computer expert can simulate a virus infection and claim that the problem can be rectified rather easily by subscribing to a lifetime computer support service for a couple of hundred dollars. You should not allow untrusted third parties to access your OS remotely because your files could be copied to a remote host.

The messages associated with the 'Error #365838f52de30' string may appear on your screen when you click on corrupted ads, banners and links. Also, users whose Internet client is under the influence of a browser hijacker may be redirected to pages that are part of the hoax with the 'Error #365838f52de30' pop-ups. Computer users can resolve issues related to the 'Error #365838f52de30' alert by using a credible anti-spyware instrument.


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