Threat Database Adware '' Pop-Ups

'' Pop-Ups

By GoldSparrow in Adware

The pop-ups in your browser are generated by adware that is designed to present users with fake Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) messages about a cyber security problem with their computers. The 888-976-4309 pop-ups may feature a depiction of an elderly couple and urge you to call 888-976-4309 to receive help for removing cyber threats. Additionally the adware in question may change your homepage in Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox to The adware may mention a few errors like 0xc9d57428, 0x0000f1d3, 0xb23fcc65 and 0x00000050 to incite users to call 888-976-4309 and receive help. The adware behaves like the one associated with and may redirect you to potentially harmful websites. The pop-up windows may welcome you to install rogue security tools like the Albinos Defender and AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro that might cause system errors to encourage users to purchase a premium license. The adware may run as a background service in your system and use an executable DLL file placed in your ProgramData folder to avoid detection. The pop-ups may claim that your PC is infected with a severe threat to scare you, but you should not be fooled. The adware can not cause damages to your data but may slow down your browser. Do not call 888-976-4309 because you may contact fake technical support agents that may ask to access your CP remotely. Needless, to say, you should install a reputable anti-malware shield to prevent unauthorized access to your PC and remove the adware.


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