Type: Adware is a site that shows users various false warnings about malware threats being found on their computers. To make its completely unfounded claims appear more legitimate, the page will exploit the logo, branding, and design of the legitimate security vendor McAfee.

Furthermore, one of the pop-ups generated by the page will pretend to perform a malware scan. Of course, this is not a functionality that a website can possess on its own so users should regard the scan as a complete fake. Not to mention, that it will always claim to have detected 5 dangerous malware threats. That is why this particular scheme has been tracked as 'Your PC is infected with 5 viruses.' Ultimately, the fake messages shown by the site will try to convince the user into buying a subscription for a promoted product.

Another important fact to keep in mind is that no reputable software vendor would associate itself with this bogus promotion. Indeed, McAfee has no connection to any of the pages similar to This means that even if the product offered to users is a real one, the main goal of the fraudsters is most likely to earn illegitimate commission fees for each transaction.

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