‘Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups’ Alert

‘Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups’ Alert Description

Security researchers have been warning PC users about a bogus error message known as the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert. The 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert is used to carry out a social engineering tactic and targets inexperienced computer users. PC security analysts have noted that the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert is very similar to various other bogus pop-up alerts that have appeared in recent months and used to carry out similar misleading tactics. It is important to understand that the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert is not connected to any kind of computer security company or institution and that the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert is part of a threat or social engineering attack meant to steal your money. Because of this, malware researchers advise computer users to ignore the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert and use a security program that has your confidence to ensure that the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert is not being caused by a threat or PUP infection present on the affected computer.

Excessive is the Annoyance Caused by the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' Alert

It is somewhat humorous that the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert warns you that your Web browser is displaying excessive pop-up messages because the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert is itself one of these kinds of intrusive error messages meant to trick computer users. The full text of the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert reads as follows:

'Message from webpage
You have excessive pop-ups. Windows may have been infected. Please call 1-(877) 987 2250 for immediate support!'

Agreeing to this message may cause browser redirects or allow a third party to install unwanted software on the infected computer. The telephone number included in the 'Warning! You Have Excessive Pop-Ups' alert may also be used to generate illicit gain. It is also average for these types of suspicious phone numbers to lead to services that will try to gather your private data or trick you into installing a RAT (Remote Access Trojan) on your computer, allowing outsiders to gain access to your software from a remote location.

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Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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