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|Threat Level:||20 % (Normal)|
|First Seen:||April 6, 2022|
|Last Seen:||November 15, 2022|
Onlineshield.info is a dubious website that utilizes several scare tactics to convince users to install a promoted product or buy an unneeded subscription for one. The particular tactic performed by Onlineshield.info is known as 'Your PC is infected with 5 viruses.' Users who land on the page will immediately be bombarded by fake security warnings and numerous pop-ups.
One of the pop-up windows associated with Onlineshield.info will imitate performing a malware scan. Of course, this is completely fake. After all, websites are not capable of such functionality on their own. Furthermore, the supposed scan will always detect exactly 5 malware threats.
To add legitimacy and make its fake warnings more credible, the website will prominently feature the name, logo, and design of McAfee, a known security vendor. It is paramount to remember that neither McAfee nor any other reputable company will resort to promoting their products via underhanded methods, such as employing hoax websites similar to Onlineshield.info. Indeed, there is no connection between McAfee and this page. The con artists are simply using the application to earn illegitimate commission fees.
The messages displayed by Onlineshield.info could be a variation of:
Your PC is infected with 5 viruses!
Your McAfee Subscription Has Expired!
Renew now to keep your pc protected.
If your PC is unprotected, it is at risk for viruses and other malware.'