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Security Update Error Scam

Security Update Error removal instructions

What is Security Update Error?

Displayed by a malicious website, "Security Update Error" is a fake error message claiming that the system is infected. Users often visit this website inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). These rogue programs (for example, adware, browser hijackers, etc.) usually infiltrate systems without consent. As well as causing unwanted redirects, PUPs diminish system performance, display intrusive ads, and record user-system information.

   
Fake ads in Google search results

Rogue ads in Google search results - removal instructions

What are the strange ads that appear in Google search results?

Our research team is seeing a rise in adware that uses a graphical layer over Google Internet search results to display advertisements. Computer users experiencing this adware will observe various ads and links to dubious websites (that promote potentially unwanted programs [PUPs], dubious medicinal products, dating services, etc.) while searching the Internet using Google. These deceptive tactics are used by many adware (or potentially unwanted applications) developers. If you experience unconventional Google search results, check any recently-installed browser add-ons - they are often the cause of rogue ads. These ads alone are not categorized as viruses or malware, however, clicking them can cause serious privacy breaches and computer security issues.

   
Microsoft Corporation HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC Scam

Microsoft Corporation HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC removal instructions

What is Microsoft Corporation HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC?

Similar to High Priority Message, Warning! Malware Detected!, Your Computer May Have a Virus!, and many others, "Microsoft Corporation HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC" is a fake error message displayed by a malicious website. Users often visit this site inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that infiltrate systems without permission. As well as causing redirects, PUPs deliver intrusive advertisements and continually monitor users' Internet browsing activity.

   
The Roboto Condensed Font Was Not Found Scam

"The 'Roboto Condensed' font was not found" virus removal guide

What is "The 'Roboto Condensed' font was not found"?

Similar to The ArialText Font Was Not Found and The HoeflerText Font Wasn't Found, "The 'Roboto Condensed' font was not found" is a fake pop-up error message displayed by a malicious website. This fake pop-up was first discovered by security researcher MalwareBreakdown. Research shows that users often visit this website inadvertently - they are redirected by potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that infiltrate systems without permission. As well as causing redirects, PUPs deliver intrusive online advertisements and continually track browsing activity by gathering various user-system information.

   
Apple Warning Alert Scam (Mac)

How to remove Apple Warning Alert from Mac?

What is Apple Warning Alert?

"Apple Warning Alert" is a fake error messaged displayed by a malicious website to which users are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). These programs are known to infiltrate systems without consent. In addition, they continually record user-system information relating to web browsing activity and deliver intrusive online advertisements.

   
Clicknshare.net Redirect

Clicknshare.net redirect removal instructions

What is clicknshare.net?

Identical to click-cpa.net, click.aarth.com, clickppcbuzz.com, and many others, clicknshare.net is a rogue website designed to redirect to other suspicious sites. Research shows that users often visit clicknshare.net inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that infiltrate systems without permission. Furthermore, PUPs continually deliver intrusive advertisements and record information relating to users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Your Data Is At A Serious Risk Scam

Your Data Is At A Serious Risk removal instructions

What is Your Data Is At A Serious Risk?

"Your Data Is At A Serious Risk" is a fake error pop-up claiming that the system is infected. It is displayed by a malicious website that users often visit inadvertently - they are redirected by various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). These programs usually infiltrate systems without consent. As well as causing redirects, PUPs deliver intrusive ads and record various user-system data.

   
EasyPackageTracker Toolbar

Hp.myway.com redirect removal instructions

What is hp.myway.com?

Developed by Mindspark Interactive Network (now known as IAC applications), EasyPackageTracker is a deceptive application that supposedly allows users to track package deliveries. Initially, this app may seem legitimate and useful, however, EasyPackageTracker is classed as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). There are two main reasons for these negative associations: 1) modification of web browser options, and; 2) stealth installation without users' consent.

   
Goto.searchpro.club Redirect

goto.searchpro.club redirect removal instructions

What is goto.searchpro.club?

goto.searchpro.club is a rogue website designed to cause unwanted redirects. It is promoted via malicious browser extensions that stealthily infiltrate systems without consent. Furthermore, goto.searchpro.club and its extensions record various data relating to web browsing activity.

   
Product Key Has Expired Scam

"Product Key Has Expired" virus removal guide

What is "Product Key Has Expired"?

First discovered by malware security researcher, Karsten Hahn, "Product Key Has Expired" is a fake screen-locking error message stating that the system key has expired. This screen-locker has an official 'builder', which allows prospective cyber criminals to modify settings to create variants of this scam. Screen-lockers such as "Product Key Has Expired" are commonly proliferated using potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), fake software cracks, and other infected downloads.

   

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