Threat Database Adware 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' Pop-Ups

'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' Pop-Ups

By GoldSparrow in Adware

The 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' pop-up windows suggesting that Microsoft Corp. has detected unsafe and suspicious activity from your IP address should not be trusted. You may be interested to know that the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' alerts are not limited to Microsoft's Edge since they can appear in Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera, as well as other Internet clients. The 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' alerts are generated by phishing pages, which can be accessed when you click on corrupted ads, follow links on sites with pornographic content, or are infected with adware that causes browser redirects. The 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' pop-up windows are designed to show disturbing text messages and scare users into thinking that they need to call a helpdesk immediately upon seeing the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' window. The 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' warnings may suggest that your Windows Firewall has alerted Microsoft Corp., but that is a hoax intended to convince you that the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' alert is real. We have observed that the makers of the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' phishing pages included images, logos and other visual elements you might find at (the legitimate support page for Microsoft products) to boost the credibility of the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' security alerts.

Certified Microsoft technicians do not operate the 844-734-4622 toll-free phone line that you can find listed on the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' pop-up windows. Con artists are running a computer support tactic that relies on the users believing that the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' alerts are real. Do not fall for the gimmicks employed to make the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' phishing pages look real. It is beneficial to know how to spot misleading messages and tech support scams that may use the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' messages and lure users into installing a remote desktop client into their machine. That is the goal of all con artists who are looking to cause problems on a remote PC and claim that they offer a solution to the "virus infection" on your device. A reputable anti-malware shield can suppress the 'Microsoft Edge Critical Error' pop-ups and help you block unauthorized remote desktop connections to your system.


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