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'Google Chrome Blocked For Security Reasons' Pop-Up Scam

Posted: November 9, 2020

The 'Google Chrome Blocked For Security Reasons' pop-up scam is a trick that online con artists use to convince random users to download a shady piece of software, which may turn out to be low-quality adware or Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP.) The 'Google Chrome Blocked For Security Reasons' pop-up scam is disguised to look like a legitimate Google Chrome prompt, which tells users that they have seen a 'frequently displayed annoying ad' and that they can disable & remove it by downloading the antivirus software promoted below.

The 'Google Chrome Blocked For Security Reasons' pop-up scam also includes a link to a download page, where they will end up downloading the software in question. We assure you that you should never download antivirus or PC optimization software recommended to you by pop-ups of this type – it is very likely that software promoted via such content is fake.

The contents of the 'Google Chrome Blocked For Security Reasons' pop-up scam are fake, and you should not worry about any suspicious behavior. Simply leave the site, and remember not to download random programs suggested by Web browser pop-ups.

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