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’808-178-0085′ Pop-Ups

Posted: December 16, 2015

If you ever see pop-ups claiming that your computer is infected and suggesting you to dial 808-178-0085 for assistance, you should know it is a hoax. These security warnings are intentionally misleading. They may appear when your browser is infected with some corrupted add-on that the experts call 'browser hijackers.' These extensions may be capable of changing various settings of your browsers automatically. They may use stealthy methods to enter without drawing the attention of the PC user. Most commonly, browser hijackers may rely on the installers of some third-party software. They may be promoted as shopping assistants, browser optimizers, etc. Unfortunately, if you conduct the setup procedure through the 'Quick' menu, the presence of additional components in the bundle may remain unknown to you. The hijacker that is responsible for the '808-178-0085 ' pop-ups may infect all present browsers simultaneously, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Whenever you go online, you may encounter the same fabricated alerts that threaten you with various severe issues. The messages may claim that you are about to lose access to your most important payment accounts because some hackers may obtain their credentials. The bogus warnings also may inform you that your photos and documents may be collected by third parties. In any case, their purpose is to make you feel in trouble so that you call 808-178-0085 for help. The people answering your call are experienced con artists, who will certainly demand a hefty commission for their services. In reality, there is most likely no threats on the PC except for the browser hijacker. Instead of losing your money to the schemes of these culprits, you should run a system scan to get rid of the compromised add-on.

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