SCAM ALERT #5
Browser warning popup scam
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Have you seen something like this?
This is the "Tech Support Pop-up Scam"
There are two types of the scam:
- They buy "ad spaces" on shady/malicious websites
- You have a virus on your computer and such pop-ups appear on a regular basis.
In both cases- do not follow the instructions given in the message. Do not call or hand out personal information. If you really think is not a "random" pop-up but you have a real virus that causes it, please visit this site. They are specialized in this matter and have a very good tutorial on how to remove this type of visrus.